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Dunkerton, Bath

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Added on 09/08/2021
Strutt & Parker, Bath

Key features

  • House with annexe: Reception hall, sitting room, study, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility
  • room, shower room (the reception hall, sitting room, utility room and shower room form the ground floor annexe).
  • Landing, bedroom with ensuite shower room, three further bedrooms, playroom/TV room, bathroom and shower room.
  • Detached Holiday cottage: Ground floor: Large living room, kitchen, shower room. First Floor: landing, bathroom, two bedrooms.
  • Parking and turning area. Private drive and secondary drive. Large garden with established planting and open lawns.

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

Accessed from a quiet parish lane, the five bar gate opens onto a spacious parking/turning space with the drive leading to the house and the holiday cottage with a further parking area. Extensive open lawns border the drive, house and cottage and are interspersed with established shrubberies and mature trees. The whole garden is enclosed by clipped hedging. A secondary drive runs along the southern edge of the garden and could be used as separate access to the holiday cottage. The house is thought to date from 1740 and is very attractive with Ashlar Bath stone elevations under a clay tiled roof and a prominent central gable with recessed French doors makes for an appealing façade. To the west stands the detached holiday cottage. Also constructed of Bath stone and like the house it provides beautifully appointed and excellent accommodation. The rooms within the main house are spacious and there is an appealing flow of enjoyable family living spaces arranged laterally over just two floors. The large kitchen/breakfast room has traditional, quality farmhouse cabinets and cupboards and benefits from a double aspect and door to the garden. Appealing architectural features enhance the lovely interior design including open fireplaces, ceiling beams and wooden floors. At present part of the ground floor (hall, sitting room, utility room and shower room) are used as a separate annexe but these are easily returned to use within the main accommodation. On the first floor there is one bedroom with an ensuite bathroom, the principal bedroom with fitted wardrobes and two further bedrooms, a playroom/TV room a bathroom and a shower room.

The holiday cottage provides large rooms and is well appointed with two bedrooms, a bathroom and a shower room plus kitchen, living room, parking and potential to create a separate area of garden and its own vehicular access.

Dunkerton is a small, picturesque parish of predominately period homes and ideally situated four miles south of the Georgian city of Bath. Bath is well known for its various cultural, leisure, sporting and educational facilities. Schools include King Edwards, Prior Park, Monkton Combe, Kingswood and The Royal High School (girls). Being on the south side of Bath the property is well placed for the popular Somerset towns of Frome (Babington House), Bruton (Hauser and Worth) and Castle Cary (The Newt). Reknowned pub, The Wheatsheaf is also located nearby(1.5m).



Dunkerton, Bath


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Oldfield Park Station3.5 miles
  • Bath Spa Station4.0 miles
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7-9 North Parade, Buildings, Bath, BA1 1NS

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