Grand Parade, Bath BA2

Grand Parade, Bath BA2

1 Bedroom | Concierge/Porter

Guide price £295,000
Bath Spa 0.3 miles
Oldfield Park 1 miles
Bath Abbey 0.1 miles

An elegant one bedroom apartment in the renowned Empire residence. It offers far reaching views across Bath and Parade Gardens. The central location is unrivalled. There is an age restriction of 50 years old.

entrance hall
sitting/dining room with views
double bedroom with views
impressive communal facilities
residents permit available (central zone)

A lovely light and bright, 5th floor (accessed by lift) apartment in this iconic Bath landmark building, formerly The Empire Hotel with stunning views over Parade Gardens and the Abbey. The Empire was converted some years back into high end apartments for the over 50’s and is now home to a friendly community of residents in the heart of the city. The impressive entrance hall is manned by the on-site concierge, and leads to communal facilities including the grand lounge and dining rooms, cinema room, billiard room, guest suites, launderette, craft room, fitness room, sauna, library and garden.

The Empire occupies an enviable location, right in the heart of the city centre and within a very short and level walk of the wealth of amenities in the city. Waitrose is only a couple of minutes away whilst the Abbey, Parade Gardens, Bath Spa Railway Station, the Recreation Ground, Sports centre and Theatre Royal are all close at hand, as are countless shops and excellent restaurants and cafés. NB Occupants must be a minimum of 50 years old, although in the case of couples, only one person needs to fit this criteria.

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Upper Floor without Lift
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