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Midford, Bath £1,250,000

Under Offer
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  • 3,734 sqft / 347 sqm including garaging
  • Beautiful Midford Valley location
  • 'Unlisted' property with four storeys and five double bedrooms
  • Stunning grounds
  • Vehicular & bus access to schooling
  • Active village community
  • Countryside walks & cycling on your doorstep
  • Off street parking for 4+ vehicles
  • Detached garaging with versatile accommodation above
  • Property is attached at rear; gas central heating

Situated in a stunning location in Midford Valley within easy vehicular reach of Bath, this ‘unlisted’ four storey five double bedroom attached family home sits within beautiful grounds with countryside walks and cycling on your doorstep. This is truly a lovely family home with versatile accommodation for a growing family.

The Property
Brook House is a grand and impressive property built with Ashlar stone with a warm honey colour appearance. Parts of the property date from the Georgian period. The property has been extended by the current owners and is not a Listed Building.

The grounds as you can see from the photography are lovely and well cared for and would be a childrens delight and a super place to explore. There are paved terraces, lawns, wildlife areas and a vegetable garden with railway carriage ideal as a potting shed or summer house. In addition there is a small pond with a natural water feature.

The accommodation includes five double bedrooms, a comfortable good sized family living room, kitchen dining room, study, utility, workshop, family bathroom with roll top bath, family shower room and cloakroom. There is a lovely view of the garden from almost every window. The property is predominantly double glazed except the main front windows with gas central heating with predominantly column radiators.

The property has the appearance from the front elevation of three storeys but in fact there are four storeys. The property is attached at the rear to a smaller residential property.

The lower ground floor has its own entrance leading directly into the practical utility area which makes it an ideal entrance for children and the family dog with muddy feet. In addition, there is another good sized room currently used as a workshop.

Driveway parking is plentiful. There is a detached double garage plus cloakroom with WC and hand basin with the added benefit of versatile accommodation above. The building has electric, water and sewerage services provided with a gas pipe laid beneath the driveway which we understand could be connected by the new owners. The first floor accommodation above the garage could be utilised as office space, childrens hideaway, gym or even an annex for a dependent relative.

The current owners have raised their family in this lovely location and have owned the property for 31 years.

In summary, this property has extensive accommodation and grounds set in beautiful Midford Valley which is so close to the City of Bath. Schooling and transport links are excellent. The regular public and school bus services allow children a degree of self sufficiency. All in all, a lovely place to live and bring up your family.

The Situation
The desirable village of Midford is situated approximately 3.5 miles south-east of Bath City Centre and consists of predominantly period cottages and larger family homes.

Midford Valley is a truly beautiful location and is situated in the southern part of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Fine country walks are on your doorstep with walks along Midford Brook, Cam Brook, toward Monkton Combe, Combe Hay and Wellow; the choice is excellent. The village has an active village community and boasts a well-regarded food pub ‘The Hope & Anchor’.

The City of Bath
The World Heritage City of Bath provides excellent cultural and leisure amenities including many fine restaurants, an excellent range of shops, museums, art galleries and theatres.

Schooling
A range of quality state and independent schools on the southern side of Bath are available. Schools include Combe Down CofE, Freshford, Three Ways, The Paragon, Ralph Allen, St Gregory’s, Beechen Cliff, Prior Park College, Monkton Combe and King Edward’s.

Transport
The Two Tunnels Sustrans cycle path follows a disused railway, creating an almost level and direct route of approximately 2.5 miles between Midford Valley and Bath City Centre ideal for cycling to work or school.

Midford has the major benefit of regular public and school bus services. The destination of the central bus station is close to the main line Bath Spa station with high speed links to London Paddington (90 minutes approximately), the West Country and Bristol Temple Meads.
Bristol International Airport is approximately 45 minutes by car.
The M4 junction 18 is approximately 15 miles to the north.

Large Local Employers
The property is well positioned for easy access to Bath University, Bath Clinic and the Wessex Water Headquarters.
The City of Bristol is approximately 14 miles to the west.

GROUND FLOOR ACCOMMODATION
Entrance Vestibule
Coats. Leading to entrance hall.

Entrance Hall
Doors to principal reception rooms. Staircase to lower ground floor and upper level.

Study
Super practical space for the family with view to the garden.

Sitting Room
Dual aspect with French doors and 2no Velux windows to the rear. Solid oak flooring. Comfortable family sitting room with Jetmaster fireplace with stone surround and slate hearth and feature beam to the ceiling.

Kitchen Dining Room
Great family space. Dual aspect with views to the garden. Varnished floorboards. Country style modern kitchen with integrated Neff appliances to include double oven, dishwasher, hob and space for tall free standing fridge freezer. Ceramic sink with integral drainer. Solid fuel range cooker.


LOWER GROUND ACCOMMODATION
Access via internal staircase from the entrance hall above with additional side access.

Two main rooms. The larger room encompasses the utility area with worktop, cupboards and sink, an under stairs cupboard and a boiler area.

The other room is a decent size workshop.


FIRST FLOOR ACCOMMODATION
Bedroom 2
Double bedroom. Window to side garden. Feature fireplace. Currently interconnecting with Bedroom 3.

Bedroom 3
Double bedroom. Dual aspect with views to the front and side garden. Currently interconnecting with Bedroom 2.

Bedroom 4
Double bedroom. Dual aspect. Views to the garden, rockery and pond.

Family Bathroom
Vaulted ceiling with roll top bath as the central feature. 2no Velux windows. Period style sink. WC. Under eave storage. Extractor.

Family Shower Room
Large walk in shower enclosure with mixer shower. Side window. Extractor. Sink. Heated towel radiator.

Linen Cupboard

Cloakroom
Window to the front garden. Vanity unit with sink. WC.


SECOND FLOOR ACCOMMODATION
Master Bedroom
Large dual aspect bedroom with feature porthole window and two windows to the front with window seats. An abundance of built in wardrobe space. Stripped floorboards.

Bedroom 5
Double bedroom. Window to front with window seat.

Agents note:
The second floor accommodation is ideal as it is but has the scope to modify the layout to incorporate master en-suite, dressing room etc depending on personal requirements.


GARDEN
Predominantly west and south facing.

Two Yorkstone terraced areas. Lawned areas. Rockery with pond and water feature.

Extensive landscaped garden containing herbaceous borders and a variety of mature shrubs and trees.

Large vegetable growing area with raised beds, shed, greenhouse and railway carriage.

All in all a gardeners delight !


GARAGING
Detached double garage faced with Ashlar stone in keeping with the main house. WC and hand basin. Connected services are electric, water and sewerage. Unconnected gas supply beneath tarmac driveway. As discussed earlier the first floor accommodation can be utilised for a number of purposes.


DRIVEWAY
Five bar gate leading into the tarmac driveway suitable for 4+ vehicles.


SOLAR PANELS
There are nine solar panels installed on the property main roof.
Agents note:
We understand that the panels are owned by the vendor, they have a capacity to generate up to 2.25kw per hour and currently produce an income of approximately £1000 per annum.

EPC: to be confirmed
Council Tax: E
Utilities: All main services, pumped sewerage
Authority: Bath & North East Somerset
Tenure: Freehold


Midford
Bath BA2 7DD
County: Somerset
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: BH-M
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