Gloucester Road, Upper Swainswick BA1

Gloucester Road, Upper Swainswick BA1

4 Bedroom | Freehold | 2 Baths

Guide price £950,000
Bath Spa 2.6 miles
Oldfield Park 2.8 miles
Catherine Way - Bottom 1.3 miles

A lovely family house set in beautiful gardens with lovely far reaching views and in this charming village on the edge of Bath.

– Bath city centre 2 miles.
– M4 (J18) 8 miles.
– London Paddington from 90 minutes from Bath Spa
Station.

Accommodation:
Ground Floor; Reception hall. Living Room. Kitchen/Dining Room. Conservatory. Home Office. Utility Room. W.C.
First Floor; Master Bedroom with en suite shower room. Three further double bedrooms. Family bathroom.
Outside: Driveway with parking area. Storage sheds.
South West facing gardens.

DESCRIPTION
Believed to have been built around 1928, the property is constructed of ashlar Bath stone elevations under a clay tile roof. It has been extended by the present owners who have
lived here for over 30 years, proving its huge versatility as a family house. The house has a large welcoming reception hall that leads to
the main living rooms all overlooking the gorgeous garden. This is similar with the generous landing area leading to all of the four double bedrooms, the principal bedroom boasting an en suite shower room. The views from the house and gardens stretch over to Charlcombe and Lansdown in the far distance.

The property has numerous character features to include open and working fireplaces and the living room, previously two rooms, has been opened into one large space with double
doors onto the pennant stone terrace with stone balustrade and steps down to the lawn. The kitchen/dining room leads through to a conservatory, again opening directly into the
garden where there are numerous specimen trees and shrubs and making the most of its sunny south westerly aspect.

The sunny terrace with wisteria clad façade leads down to a central path through the lawn to a lovely gazebo at the bottom of the garden. Storage sheds at the top of the garden provide practical space for logs and mowers, whilst a secluded kitchen garden at the lower end of the lawn has vegetable beds, and further storage/potting sheds. The gated driveway leads to a parking area and access to the house and gardens.

SITUATION
Elmhurst is situated in a highly desirable semi-rural village location on the eastern outskirts of Bath. The village has an historic church, a highly regarded primary school and is a renowned area for walking and horse riding. Properties rarely
become available for sale in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The property is at the end of a small cul de sac of four properties. Given the very close proximity to the city the
property is also particularly well placed for easy access to the nearby schools in Bath, which include; The Royal High School, Kingswood School, St Saviours School and St Stephen’s
Primary School. It is also very conveniently placed for very easy access to the M4 motorway junction 18 (approximately 8 miles) and the city of Bristol. Other amenities nearby include the
shops and conveniences in Larkhall village. The city centre is approximately 2 miles away and offers an excellent selection of restaurants and cafes along with many independent and
national retail outlets, the newly opened Southgate Centre, The Theatre Royal, Thermae Spa, Sports Centre and Bath Spa Station giving you direct access to London Paddington, Bristol
and South Wales.

DIRECTIONS
Proceed out of Bath on the A4 London Road towards Chippenham and after the playing fields on the right and at the set of traffic lights turn left onto the Gloucester Road.
Continue along this road towards the A46 and take the second left turning to Swainswick, just before reaching the A46. Turn immediately right into Gloucester Road and the property is
located just up on the left hand side of the road by a monkey puzzle tree.

Tenure: Freehold
Services: All mains services are connected.
Viewing: Strictly by appointment with Carter Jonas

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Key Property Details
Property attributes
Detached
Era
Period
Parking available
Off Street Parking Garage
Additional attributes
Garden
Locality
Village
Tenure
Freehold
Carter Jonas reference
BTH210127
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