Ainslies Belvedere, Bath, Somerset, BA1 5HT | Property for sale | Savills
302.12 sq m
Guide price £2,200,000(130,542,379 EGP)

Ainslies BelvedereBath, Somerset, BA1 5HT

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Stylish Interior Design
  • Central Bath Location
  • Far Reaching Views
  • Large Garden
  • Georgian Period Features
  • Quiet Cul-De-Sac

A stunningly presented Georgian family house with large garden and far reaching views.

About this property

  • A stunningly presented Georgian family house situated on the southern side of Ainslies Belvedere, a residential cul de sac within Lansdown benefiting from privacy and glorious panoramic views of Bath.

    Gainsborough House is an attractive and stylish family house offering the best of modern living with fine Georgian architectural features. The elegant and attractive rooms provide in excess of 3,250 sq ft over 5 floors plus a large garden with gated access onto Hedgemead Park behind. On entering the property, the overall feeling is of light and peaceful interior design. The ground floor is the middle floor of the house and includes the kitchen/dining room which makes for practical living and capitalises on the elegant rooms with their high ceilings. The stone cantilever staircase and turned mahogany hand rail are an impressive feature upon entering. The superb kitchen/dining room has a large central sash window which frames the views across southern Bath. The bespoke cabinetry by Blakes of London incorporates stunning wall and floor cabinets and a large central marble island. The wall units and drawers include a double larder cupboard, two Liebherr fridges, Miele Wifi dishwasher, Fisher & Paykel Wine fridge, Liebherr freezer, Built in Siemens microwave and Fisher & Paykel Wifi oven with concealed automated counter top extractor. The marble worktops are triple bull nose style to complement the fluting on the island and incorporate an inset sink with hot/cold sparkling water tap. The kitchen opens in to the neighbouring sitting room with a fine canopied ceiling with decorative cornice and fine marble chimneypiece. Oak flooring runs through both rooms and is repeated in the butler's pantry which provides an ideal area for food preparation with additional cabinetry by Blakes for storage, a sink, Fisher & Paykel Wifi oven and a concealed Fisher & Paykel Drawer style dishwasher. From here a door leads to the cloakroom, not often found on this floor in Georgian houses.

    The first floor is dedicated to the principal bedroom and luxurious en suite bathroom. The bedroom has excellent views, herringbone oak flooring and a fine marble chimneypiece flanked by a pair of bespoke wardrobes with hanging and drawer space. The bathroom incorporates a Rosa Antico marble shower, bespoke marble topped bath and a stunning marble top vanity unit with ample storage.

    The second floor has a spacious landing which can be used as a study area with sockets and data points placed at desk height for convenience. There are two lovely double bedrooms on this floor (one with bespoke wardrobe and one with a linen cupboard) which share a family bathroom using marble throughout, oak floor, vanity unit and a bespoke bath designed to fit the space and maximise the wonderful views from the window.

    The lower ground floor provides access to the rear garden and the front courtyard which has steps to pavement level and the two vaulted cellars. Both vaults provide useful storage space and the original Georgian stone cistern for storing water remains in place. Overlooking the garden is bedroom four, which could also be used as another living room or office, and has a period fireplace and two sash windows with views of the garden. The cinema room/playroom has bespoke cabinetry and shelving, and elegant decorative sliding panels, concealing the large TV. The laundry room has a Miele washing machine and tumble dryer and Miele freezer incorporated within the cabinetry with a marble worktop with inset sink and a Perrin and Rowe boiling water tap.

    The garden floor provides the guest accommodation with a pretty bedroom overlooking the garden and a superbly appointed shower room with a large shower, marble tiling and an oak floor. The property is equipped with Intelligent Nest wifi heating and smoke detection system. Traditional style radiators are installed throughout the property.

    Outside

    The established garden at the rear of the house is predominately walled and can be accessed from the lower ground and garden floors. Designed for ease of maintenance and now established and providing three main areas. A large paved dining terrace is bordered by colourful, scented and fruitful plants including wisteria, fig and pear trees.

    The open lawn at the lower end is bordered by shrub and rose borders. A pedestrian gate leads from the garden to Hedgemead Park. There is a wooden garden shed and a stone outside store which houses two Worcester gas fired boilers with two hot water cylinders. At the front of the house a small courtyard area is accessed from the lower ground floor hall and has external steps to pavement level. A railed enclosure adjacent to the porch is ideal for bikes, pushchairs etc and benefits from an external socket and a tap (for charging vehicles, washing cars and watering plants).

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

Ainslies Belvedere is a tucked away gem in a highly convenient spot close to the centre of Bath.

Alistair HeatherProperty agent

Local information

  • Ainslies Belvedere forms an integral part of Bath's Georgian city and dates from 1780. A hidden backwater, it stands between Lansdown Hill and Hedgemead Park making it an ideal central location for Bath's thriving and award winning restaurants, museums, and luxury hotels. Hedgemead Park, which extends to 5 acres neighbours the property to the rear. Designated a Unesco World Heritage Site Bath provides excellent leisure, cultural, and sporting opportunities including its popular theatre and premiership Rugby club. The M4 motorway is 10 miles north of the city (junction 18). London (Paddington) from Bath Spa mainline station (journey time from 75 minutes) and Bristol Temple Meads station (journey time from 15 minutes).
  • Bath has an excellent range of schools with the most notable being The Royal High School (girls) and Kingswood, Prior Park, Monkton Combe, and King Edwards.

Additional information

  • Agents note: Garden photos taken summer 2021
  • EPC Rating: E
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: G