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Midford, Bath

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Key features

  • Period three bedroom semi-detached cottage
  • Glorious gardens with views
  • River frontage with riparian rights
  • Great size master bedroom with balcony and ensuite
  • Country cottage kitchen with AGA
  • Holiday let investment

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

A charming three bedroom semi-detached cottage beautifully situated on the bank of the Wellow Brook in the Midford valley. Dating back to the 17th century with period features throughout and open views of the surrounding valley. Its versatile accommodation is equally situated to the family and downsizing markets as it is to be utilised as a holiday home investment.


This three bedroom Cotswold cottage is beautifully situated on the bank of the Wellow brook with open views of the surrounding valley. The main portion of the property is believed to have been built in early c.1600 and further extended in the 1990's.
It's versatile accommodation and spacious gardens are equally ideally situated to the family and downsizing markets as they are to be utilised as a holiday let investment in an area of outstanding natural beauty.
Internally the cottage offers all the prerequisite features you could ask for. The kitchen provides natural slate flooring, stone mullion windows, AGA oven and double Belfast sink. The spacious sitting room with wood burner and wooden framed and glazed doors. A particular feature is the master bedroom with its open space affording a mezzanine sleeping or study area, ensuite with roll top bath and balcony overlooking the gardens, brook and valley beyond.
The well established picture perfect garden to the south &...


Midford is a quaint Cotswold village approximately 3 miles (5 km) miles south east of Bath. The Cam and Wellow Brooks merge in Midford to form the Midford Brook, which then flows down to join the River Avon close to the village of Monkton Combe.
On the hillside above Midford is Midford Castle a late 18th-century folly castle built in the shape of the ace of clubs. The castle was built in 1775 by Henry Disney Roebuck and provides a regal sight in such wonderful woodland surroundings. To the west of the village is upper Midford. Here in 1995 plans were made to create a new plantation to be known as Millennium wood. In 2000, land between Midford, Southstoke, and Combe Hay was prepared and planted with a variety of native trees and shrubs. This is open to the public all year round and is crossed by several public footpaths. The site overlooks the Cam brook and the restored remains of the Somerset Coal Canal as well as the 40 ft high viaduct built in 1908 that carried the Somerset...


21' 1'' x 10' 11'' (6.42m x 3.32m)

Cottage style range of wooden wall and base with wood worksurface incorporating double Belfast sinks. Gas fired four oven AGA. Windows to front and side aspect. Natural stone floor. Exposed beams to ceiling which has lights and fan. French doors to sun room and corridor through to sitting room.

Sitting Room

Bamboo flooring with an exposed stone wall and working fireplace and wood burner. Windows to front aspect with secondary glazing. Original exposed beams, radiator and power points, TV aerial point. Storage cupboards with wall mounted gas fired boiler. Tiled floor. Original exposed beam. Radiator. Staircase to first floor. Stone mullion window and wooden framed and glazed doors to garden.

Sun Room

10' 1'' x 11' 10'' (3.07m x 3.60m)

Tiled floor with wooden panelling and triple aspect windows with panoramic garden views.

First Floor

Bedroom One

20' 11'' x 11' 1'' (6.37m x 3.38m)

With parquet flooring throughout and antique style radiators. Windows to front and side aspect with a glorious balcony overlooking the garden and beyond. There is an open bathroom area comprising a free standing bath with hand shower and fixed shower head and wash basin. Exposed beams and ladder style steps leading to the mezzanine area.

Bedroom One Mezzanine

11' 0'' x 7' 9'' (3.35m x 2.36m)

Wrought iron balustrade with wooden hand rail lines this mezzanine. With space for a good sized double bed or desk. Velux window to roof and view to balcony.

Bedroom Two

10' 11'' x 10' 11'' (3.32m x 3.32m)

Stone mullion window to front aspect with wall mounted radiator. Wood laminate flooring and feature period fireplace. Storage cupboard which houses hot water cylinder.

Bedroom Three

10' 11'' x 8' 10'' (3.32m x 2.69m)

Stone mullion window to front aspect. Carpeted and with wall mounted radiator.

Shower Room

Fitted with a WC, wash basin and tiled shower cubicle with glass doors. Oak flooring and radiator. Small window to rear aspect with garden views.



The well established picture perfect garden to the south & east of house is bordered by high stone walls and the Wellow brook with wild brown trout; the property comes with riparian rights to fish the brook. The garden is mainly laid to lawn surrounded by flower beds and small fruit trees.
Wooden built garden shed and shepherd's hut. The brook is fenced off behind a wooden picket fence.

Shepherd's Hut

The shepherd's hut is listed on Air BnB and brings and income of £120 per night. It has proved to be a very popular holiday let and has provided income of circa £10k p.a. This figure could be increased with further bookings during the summer months. It is fitted with full electricity and plumbing, including hot shower, electric boiler and flushing WC.


There is no designated parking for this property. Parking is found on land adjacent to the house.


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High speed broadband
Up to 67Mb (estimated speed: 5.5Mb)
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The stamp duty holiday will last until 31 March 2021.


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This property is marketed by TYNINGS Ltd as a sole agent and viewings are strictly by appointment only. All viewings are accompanied and by prior arrangement. Please contact Nicola to arrange a viewing.


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Midford, Bath


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Freshford Station1.8 miles
  • Bath Spa Station2.3 miles
  • Avoncliff Station2.7 miles
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Isabella House The Avenue Combe Down Bath BA2 5EH


TYNINGS are a family run independent agent situated in the picturesque village of Combe Down, on the southern fringes of the Roman city of Bath.

We offer residential sales, lettings and property management services across the city of Bath and surrounding villages. As a local independent agent we understand that properties are as individual as the people who live in them and provide a tailored, personal and professional service to all our clients.

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