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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Cleveland Walk, Bath, BA2

Under Offer £2,000,000

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A rare opportunity to purchase a substantial (5,000 sq ft) detached Grade II listed house, set within just over half an acre of grounds, which has been in the same family ownership for over 40 years
* Entrance hall * Drawing room * Dining room * Sitting room * Kitchen * Utility room * Pantry * Cloakroom * 6 bedrooms * Separate wc * 2 bathrooms * Substantial cellar with potential * Attached outbuilding * Greenhouse * Double garage * Parking * Gardens *


Cleveland Walk is certainly one of the finest addresses on the south side of the City. Set in an elevated position off Bathwick Hill the road is peaceful, yet the City Centre and Bath Spa railway station are within a mile. Excellent schools locally and National Trust land at the end of the road make Cleveland Walk highly desirable.


Built in 1859 and attributed to Henry Goodridge, Queenborough House is a superb detached Grade II listed villa sitting in just over half an acre of grounds and providing the most wonderful opportunity for a purchaser to modernise and refurbish to their own specification. The house has been loved and lived in by the same family for over 40 years and is now ready for its next stage of ownership.

Entering the house via the front door, you are greeted by a wonderful hallway, off which are all the principal ground floor rooms. To the front of the house there are three reception rooms which interconnect via a loggia. The drawing room has a boxed bay window and has a superb sense of space and light. The further two reception rooms are through rooms, being joined via large wedding doors.

To the left of the hall are the main working areas of the house which include the kitchen, pantry, secondary staircase and utility room.

The secondary staircase takes you up to a double bedroom (bedroom 5 on plan) and a bathroom. Above this is an attic bedroom on the second floor (bedroom 6 on plan). The same staircase goes down from the ground floor to the cellars. These are substantial and divided into mainly three “rooms”; one has the original wine vaults and we understand that the central one was used as an apple store. Subject to the necessary consents being granted, this area could be converted to provide extra living accommodation.

There is a back door which would have formerly been the tradesman’s entrance with access to a small yard with an attached outbuilding useful for bins, recycling and general storage. At the end of the hall is the main staircase and a large cloakroom. There is a further door out to the garden and to the attached greenhouse.

On the first floor, the three main bedrooms span the front of the building and there is a large bedroom 4 and separate wc at the rear. A doorway off the landing leads to the secondary staircase which gives access to bedroom 5 and a bathroom. To the far end of the landing is a family bathroom. Bedroom 6 is found on the top floor.


The gardens and grounds are superb and wrap all around the house. There is a tarmac driveway which sweeps up from the double pillared entrance way on Cleveland Walk. To the side of the house is a double garage.


Mains services connected.

Bath & North East Somerset Council. Council Tax Band H.

Agent’s Note

Crisp Cowley, on behalf of our client, have commissioned a basic condition report on the property (not a full structural survey) by Tim Elias of Hextalls Surveyors. This survey is available for interested parties in PDF email format and purchasers are welcome to make contact with Mr Elias to discuss the building. We are therefore inviting offers subject to contract only.


Driving up Bathwick Hill from the roundabout on Pulteney Road, Cleveland Walk is located on the left hand side. Queenborough House will be found on the right hand side, having passed Sham Castle Lane on the left.


The Agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures and fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for the purpose. A Buyer must obtain verification from their Legal Advisor or Surveyor.

Stated measurements are approximate and any floor plans for guidance only. References to the tenure of a property are based on information supplied by the Seller. The Agent has not had sight of the title documents and a Buyer must obtain verification from their Legal Advisor.

Nothing in these particulars is intended to indicate that any carpets, curtains, furnishings or fittings, electrical goods(whether wired or not), gas fires, or light fitments or any other fixtures not expressly included form part of the property offered for sale.

Items shown in photographs are NOT included within the sales particulars. They may however be available by separate negotiation. Buyers must check the availability of any property and make an appointment to view before embarking on any journey to see a property.

Whilst we endeavour to make our sales details accurate and reliable, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact us and we will be pleased to verify the information. All property offered subject to being unsold.

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19 September 2016

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