Guide Price: £2,300,000
A particularly rare opportunity to purchase an exceptional Grade I listed Georgian townhouse, built circa 1820, a masterpiece of design by John Pinch the Elder. Forming part of a small select terrace of only 9 houses, this impressive property is a hidden treasure at the top of Sion Hill, arguably one of the most desirable residential areas in Bath. Recently refurbished to exacting standards, yet carefully retaining numerous original features throughout and a wealth of character including a fabulous stone staircase and exceptional ground floor ceiling plasterwork in the kitchen and dining room.
•Elegant terrace in a wonderful ‘semi rural’ position just over a mile from
the centre of Bath
•5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and shower room
•Magnificent drawing room with full height sash windows and balcony
•Fabulous bespoke kitchen leading to elegant dining room, both with wonderful ornate ceiling plasterwork
•Substantial lower ground floor retaining numerous features including original kitchen pantry and dumb waiter and comprising 4-5 rooms, WC and 3 storage vaults, ideal as a spacious self contained apartment or as a home office
•Private lawned garden to the front solely for the use of Sion Hill Place. Delightful and well stocked walled garden backing onto private land belonging to Kingswood School (previously believed to be known as the secret gardens)
•Residential parking permit available
The property occupies a prominent position in one of Bath’s most sought after and desirable conservation areas with easy access to the City Centre. It is well placed for commuters being approximately nine miles from the M4 while swift access is afforded to Bristol and Chippenham via the A420. The main line station is approximately three quarters of a mile away at Bath Spa offering high speed services to London Paddington (90 minutes approximately) and Bristol. Bus routes to centre can be found close by on Sion Hill. Kingswood and Bath Royal High Schools are within easy walking distance. The High Common and Royal Victoria Park within easy reach for walking and also a network of rural walks can be found in nearby countryside on the outskirts of Bath including a section of the Cotswold Way. Sporting facilities at nearby Lansdown Golf Club and Tennis Club and in the City – Bath Sports Centre and the University, to the South of the City.
We are advised that mains gas, electricity, water and drainage are supplied to the property.
Useful Local Information Website
Bath & North East Somerset Council Website including schools, council tax etc.
Energy Performance Certificate
Not applicable as Listed Building
Leave Bath city centre from Queen Square leading into Gay Street and continuing straight ahead into the Circus. Take the first turning on the left into Brock Street following the road around into Upper Church Street and bearing left into Crescent Lane. At the junction with Julian Road bear left. Take the third turning on the right, adjacent to the Golf Course, into Cavendish Road. Ascend Cavendish Road and turn left onto Sion Hill. Take the next turning right (Art College on your right) and continue along the road. Sion Hill Place will be found on the left hand side.
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