A substantial double fronted end of terrace Victorian cottage sympathetically modernised but retaining attractive character features, a good size garden, city views, double garage and extensive parking. Read more
A substantial double fronted end of terrace Victorian cottage sympathetically modernised but retaining attractive character features, a good size garden, city views, double garage and extensive parking.
* A rare opportunity * entrance hall * sitting room * dining room * well appointed kitchen/family room * double glazed conservatory * utility room * 4 bedrooms * bathroom with contemporary white suite * good size attractively landscaped rear garden * double garage & ample parking opposite * viewing essential *
DIRECTIONS: From our office in Bath Road Saltford proceed on the A4 in the direction of Bath and at The Globe roundabout take the 2nd exit heading towards Newton St Loe and continue on to Pennyquick Hill into Whiteway Road. This road eventually becomes Rush Hill and the property will be found on the right hand side recognised by the for sale board.
This double fronted end terraced cottage dates from the Victorian era and offers well presented accommodation which has been sympathetically modernised whilst retaining many original features including stripped pine internal doors, period fireplaces etc. These features have fused successfully with a modern fitted kitchen with granite work tops and a bathroom recently refitted with a contemporary white suite. The property enjoys stunning views across the City of Bath from the first floor forward facing windows and has the good size rear garden. Most unusually it also has the advantage of an extensive parking area and detached double garage situated on the opposite side of Rush Hill.
Briefly, the accommodation on the ground floor comprises an entrance hall flanked by two reception rooms each with period fireplaces and leading to a delightful live-in kitchen and family room with wood burning stove. There is a large conservatory at the rear of the house and a good size utility room. To the first floor there are three good size bedrooms and a fourth bedroom presently fitted out as a study. The bedrooms are served by a good size an attractively refurbished family bathroom.
Rush Hill is situated conveniently for local amenities and bus routes to the city centre being on the south western side of the city close to open countryside for those looking for a slice of country life.
In fuller detail the accommodation comprises (all measurements are approximate):
Composite door with double glazed leaded coloured panel with fan light above leading to
HALLWAY: Staircase rising to first floor with turned spindle balustrading and under stairs storage cupboard. Radiator, corniced ceiling, dado rail.
SITTING ROOM: 3.73m x 3.21m (12' 2" x 10' 6") Double glazed window to front aspect. Attractive Victorian fireplace with tiled slips and hearth and open grate, corniced ceiling, radiator.
DINING ROOM: 3.75m x 3.19m (12' 3" x 10' 5") Double glazed window to front aspect. Victorian fireplace with tiled slips, hearth and open grate and with adjacent pine alcove cupboard. Corniced ceiling, radiator.
KITCHEN/FAMILY ROOM: 5.86m x 3.51m (19' 2" x 11' 6") Double glazed window and french doors to conservatory. The kitchen area has ceiling mounted downlighters and is furnished with an excellent range of traditional oak fronted wall and floor units providing drawer and cupboard storage space with granite work surfaces and tiled surrounds, inset one and a quarter bowl sink unit with mixer tap, slot for cooker, built in fridge, freezer and dishwasher, understairs cloak cupboard. The living area has a Bath stone fireplace and an oak surround and slate hearth that houses a wood burning stove. Built in alcove cupboard, radiator.
UTILITY ROOM: 3.31m x 1.91m (10' 10" x 6' 3") Double glazed door and window to rear aspect. Fitted wall and floor units (to match kitchen) with rolled edged work surfaces, inset stainless steel single drainer sink unit, plumbing for automatic washing machine, further appliance space, radiator, ceiling mounted downlighters.
LARGE CONSERVATORY: 5.0m x 2.97m (16' 4" x 9' 8") Double glazed windows and doors and double glazed roof with fitted blinds, radiator, tiled floor.
LANDING: Access to roof space (which is boarded and carpeted with light), radiator, double glazed window to front aspect with stunning views across the city.
BEDROOM ONE: 3.73m x 3.25m (12' 2" x 10' 7") Double glazed window with stunning city views, attractive cast iron fireplace, radiator.
BEDROOM TWO: 3.72m x 3.22m (12' 2" x 10' 6") Double glazed window to front aspect with stunning city views, pretty cast iron fireplace, extensive range of built in bedroom furniture comprising wardrobes, top boxes drawer and cupboard storage space and shelving (included in measurements). Radiator.
BEDROOM THREE: 3.50m x 3.31m (11' 5" x 10' 10") Double glazed window overlooking the rear garden, pretty cast iron fireplace, radiator. Built in shelved cupboard, airing cupboard with hot water cylinder, dressing table etc (all included in measurements).
BEDROOM FOUR: 3.32m x 1.92m (10' 10" x 6' 3") Double glazed window overlooking the rear garden, radiator, ceiling mounted downlighters. Presently used as a study with built in desk, shelving and storage cupboards (all included in measurements).
BATHROOM: Double obscure glazed window to rear aspect. Refitted featuring a white suite with chrome finished fittings comprising wc with concealed cistern, wash hand basin with drawer storage beneath, bath with mixer tap incorporating shower attachment and separate corner shower enclosure with thermostatic shower head. Heated towel rail, fully tiled walls.
To the FRONT of the property there is a walled boundary to Rush Hill with steps leading to the property and a garden comprising cultivated beds well stocked with a variety of shrubs and bushes and ground covering plants.
There is a gated side access leading to a GOOD SIZE REAR GARDEN. Immediately to the rear of the house is outside power and tap beyond which lies slate chipped beds and a large patio terrace ideal for alfresco dining in the summer months. Steps formed from timber sleepers lead to an area with landscaped beds with trees and an aluminium framed greenhouse. There is a decked terrace with a large ornamental pond and water feature with rockery style borders and trees and an area of lawned garden. At the far end of the plot is a large timber garden shed. At the far end of the garden stunning views can be enjoyed across the city towards Lansdown.
NB: There is a pedestrian right of way at the rear of the property in favour of the adjoining cottage. We are advised this has been rarely used. An area of garden immediately to the west is presently rented from a neighbour and does not form part of the sale.
The property also has the benefit of extensive parking area on the opposite side of Rush Hill approached through double wooden gates and of sufficient size to allow for off street parking for numerous vehicles. Beyond the parking area is a DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE with maximum measurements of 7.47m x 6.73m (24' 6" x 22') tapering down to one side. The garage is approached through twin up and over doors (one with electric operation) power and light is connected. There is a personal door and an inspection pit.
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