Brock Street, Bath, Somerset, BA1
No 4 Brock Street, built by John Wood the younger in 1783, is one of the rare whole houses situated on the south side of this attractive street that links the iconic and world-renowned Royal Crescent with The Circus in the hub of classic Georgian Bath. This elegant family home is a little over 4,000sqft is Grade 11 Listed and is beautifully presented over six floors.
There is a wealth of architectural detail of the period, the staircase, the fireplaces and including the fine Venetian windows on both the front and rear elevations.
It is not hard to see and appreciate the quality and the authenticity of this well cared for fine period home. Once inside the front door you are immediately drawn to the quality, peace and tranquillity and the southerly aspect overlooking the gardens, greenery and variety of trees of The Royal Victoria Park.
An appealing feature of the property is the delightful south facing garden. Walled to all sides the garden is of particular note. It has been designed for ease of maintenance and provides various garden ‘rooms’ including a paved ‘Italianate’ dining terrace which is accessible directly from the kitchen/dining room. The terrace is surrounded by wisteria, jasmine and a grape vine. Steps lead to the lawn area which is edged with pleached apple and pear trees and decorative box balls. At the rear of the garden there is a large raised bed, featuring box borders and topiary.
A rare feature for any period town house in Bath is the access to the garden from three principal rooms; The drawing room, Kitchen/dining room and the family room.
Close to the city centre, Brock Street links the architectural landmark locations; The Royal Crescent, The Circus and Queen Square of John Wood the elder and John Wood Junior. Who were both formidable architects of their day and whose
legacy has helped to make Bath one of the most attractive and visited cities in the country.
The location is vibrant and interesting with so much available right on the doorstep. From award winning restaurants, museums, luxurious hotel and spa, galleries and the pretty pedestrian street of Margaret’s Buildings, which is full of boutique shops and café’s. The whole borders the many acres and open space of the beautiful Royal Victoria Park.
Bath is a very cosmopolitan city. It caters for all: Tourists, academics, the arts, those in the media, sports enthusiasts, entrepreneurs and retirees. It has arguably some of the best education, recreation, culture and sports facilities in the country. It is a city that communicates first hand with London yet retains a very close and local community.
Bath has easy access to London via the M4 (90 minutes) and train (90 minutes). It is 12 miles from Bristol and a 45 minute drive to Bristol International Airport. Drive a few miles in any direction out of the city to discover protected countryside and idyllic villages.
Brock Street, Bath, Somerset, BA1
NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
- Bath Spa Station0.7 miles
- Oldfield Park Station0.8 miles
- Freshford Station4.1 miles
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