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Three bedroom detached house with breath-taking views over Charlcombe Valley. The house, set within a 1.65 acre plot with almost 2000 square feet of flexible accommodation, is finished to a very high standard with a bright open plan layout and an abundance of great entertaining spaces inside and out.
A landscaped entrance at the front of the property offers a gated driveway for up to four cars and picturesque paths with vegetated boarders to the front door.
The entrance hallway welcomes you immediately into the open plan living space, laid with engineered oak flooring to reflect the surrounding environment. The dining area, with floor to ceiling glass sliding doors, immediately in front of you. The large winding staircase is to your left and there is a downstairs WC to your right.
The kitchen is sleek and modern with oak wooden worktops and white units and comes equipped with Rangemaster gas five ring hob and double oven as well as under counter fridge, freezer, wine cooler and dishwasher. There is a separate utility room with a washing machine, additional basin, and boiler as well as plenty of storage for shoes and coats and access to outside.
The garden room with triple aspect windows gives you countryside views from every angle, a perfectly flexible third reception room.
The living room, which you can separate from the rest of the space with French doors, is carpeted for a warmer feel and offers a working log burner with Ashlar stone hearth and dual aspect windows, including further floor to ceiling sliding doors to the terrace.
Upstairs you have two good sized double bedrooms and a family bathroom to your left and spacious master suite to your right, benefiting from an ensuite shower room, walk in wardrobe and private roof terrace.
The outdoor entertaining space is west facing comprising a large terrace approximately 8 metres by 3 metres. A few steps lead to the decked area which is split into four defined spaces for entertaining that overlook the valley. To the right there is a level garden with well-maintained lawn and luscious boarders. Additionally, there is a large field included with the plot, which has more of a natural look and takes you downhill into the valley.
Upper Swainswick is a desirable semi-rural village on the northern outskirts of Bath overlooking Charlcombe Valley. It is predominantly residential with just a church and primary school, the closest amenities are in Larkhall, just a 15-minute downhill walk or 2-minute drive away. There is easy access to the A46 and junction 19 of the M4, it’s a perfect mix of countryside living and commutability.
Larkhall is a small village with a real community feel, situated just above the London Road on the northeast side of Bath. It is within easy reach of the city centre, with a level 20-minute walk to get there and about 30 minutes to Bath Spa Train Station.
Larkhall takes pride in the abundance of local shops and eateries, as well as the 105-seat theatre (The Rondo) and impressive community hall (New Oriel Hall). Along with the four popular watering holes you’ll find here, there are several small restaurants, a café, butcher’s, delicatessen, green grocers, florist, hairdressers, book shop and a gift shop (all independent). There is also a Co-op and a McColl’s Post Office. The nearest supermarket is Morrisons, located a 5-minute drive or 15 minute walk away.
Charlcombe Valley is the valley between Swainswick and Lansdown, with views for miles over the rolling green hills and sweet little hamlets. There are many walks around this area, including the popular Little Solsbury Hill walk, from which Peter Gabriel took his inspiration from when he wrote Solsbury Hill. From the top you will get some of the best views of the city, spanning right over to the other side of Bath.
EPC Rating: B | Council Tax Band: E | Local Authority: Bath & North East Somerset.
Suitable For: Family, Professional Couple, Single Professional.
Tenant Permitted Payments in Addition to Rent:
Refundable Holding Deposit per Property (equal to 1 weeks rent) | Deposit (equal to 5 weeks rent)
During Your Tenancy
Late Payment of Rent 3% interest above the Bank of England base rate for each day the payment is overdue | Tenancy Agreement Amendment Fee (requested by the tenant) £50 (inc VAT) | Early Termination of Tenancy (requested by the tenant) payment for reasonable costs incurred to cover the loss suffered by Fidelis/Landlord and £90 (inc VAT) administration fee | Loss of Keys/Security Devices - payment for replacement | Utilities - gas, electricity, water applicable to the property | Council Tax | Communication Services - telephone, cable/satellite/internet & broadband | TV Licence
Ending Your Tenancy
Deductions from Your Security Deposit:
Unpaid Rent & Utilities | Damage/Dilapidations to Property/Breach of Tenancy Agreement for reasonable costs incurred | Loss of Keys/Security Devices - payment for replacement
Independent Redress scheme provided by The Property Ombudsman
Client Money Protection scheme provided by ARLA Propertymark
Fidelis Estate Agents
The Guild of Property Professionals
121 Park Lane