Guide Price: £3,000,000 Introduction
A rare opportunity to purchase a magnificent Grade I listed George III town house built in 1808, a masterpiece of John Pinch the elder originally known as the ‘New Sydney Place’, set adjacent to Sydney Gardens. A palace fronted terrace of eleven houses, among the most prestigious of all Late Georgian developments in Bath with bronze plaques recording that Queen Charlotte and King William IV having stayed within the terrace. This enchanting terrace steps downhill with front area railings to street, lamp bracket over throw to entrance and a facade of limestone ashlar. 99 Sydney Place was previously used as an art school inspiring many students by its elegance and abundance of retained period features including columns and the first appearance of distinctive ramped horizontal detailing and the inclusion of very tall windows. The property could benefit from some updating.
• Cantilever staircase, original flagstone flooring
• 5 reception rooms with the most impressive ceiling roses, cornices, columns and marble fireplaces, 2 kitchens, sun room
• 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, cloakroom
• Studio(s), extensive vaults, • South facing walled garden and roof terrace
• Internal space (including vaults) 7745 sq ft – 719 sq m
Sydney Place is situated in Bathwick, at the far end of Great Pulteney Street on the southern side of the City within 10 minutes level walk of the Centre. Pleasant walks may also be enjoyed along the towpath of the Kennet and Avon Canal, accessed via Sydney Gardens opposite (a delight to visit in its own right.) A few local shops are available on nearby Bathwick Hill, including Tesco Express. The City Centre offers a superb range of shops, cultural and sporting facilities as well as some excellent restaurants and Bath University with its wide range of sporting facilities is also within easy reach. Bath Spa Station is a 15 minute level walk from this property providing high speed rail links to London (Paddington 90 minutes approx.) Access via the A4 to the M4 is provided with the A46 to Junction 18 Tormarton (8 miles approx.)
We are advised that mains gas, electricity, water and drainage are supplied to the property.
From the City Centre proceed along Great Pulteney Street, continuing to the far end, turning right into Sydney Place. Number 99 Sydney Place will be found on the right around the middle of the terrace.
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Appointments to view and all negotiations must be conducted through the agents. These particulars do not constitute, nor constitute any part of, any offer or contract and all statements made herein are made without responsibility on the part of Pritchards or the Vendor. Any intending purchaser should satisfy themselves as to their correctness. The Vendor does not make nor give, and neither Pritchards nor any person on their employment has any authority to make or give, any representation or warranty in relation to this property. These particulars are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations are conducted through the agents above. Ref.224/lh