A simply exquisite Grade II listed Georgian double fronted townhouse in a highly desirable location on Bath's southern slopes
Lyncombe Hill is a popular location on the southern slopes of Bath, within half a mile of Bath Spa train station (with connections to London Paddington, journey time approximately 90 minutes) and the Georgian city centre of Bath, accessed via a bridge over the River Avon. Nearby Widcombe benefits from a village community feel and Widcombe Parade provides a wide range of amenities including shops, pubs, restaurants, a newsagents, a local supermarket, deli, vet, a doctor's and dental surgery. There is access to canal side walks along the Kennet and Avon canal and numerous walks in and around Widcombe. The property is well situated for highly regarded schools in both state and private sector including King Edwards, Ralph Allen, Monkton Combe and Prior Park as well as the highly regarded Widcombe junior school and Beechen Cliff. Junction 18 of the M4 is approximately 11 miles north.
63 Lyncombe Hill is a truly breathtaking 4 double bedroom Georgian townhouse featuring a wealth of retained and enhanced period details and features. The property has been the subject of an extensive and sympathetic refurbishment by the current owners and now provides beautifully presented flexible accommodation within a magnificent four storey townhouse in a highly desirable location.
The property is entered via a spacious hallway with attractive exposed Bath stone floor. There is a sitting room and a drawing room on this floor, each with working fireplaces with attractive marble surrounds, and there are wonderful views through sash windows.
The kitchen/breakfast room comprises of a hand made Stephen Graver kitchen with a wide range of integrated Miele appliances including a fridge, steam oven and warming drawer, a Quooker tap and a three oven Aga. There is plenty of useful and cleverly designed storage as well as ample space for dining in this room, should one so wish. There is a further reception room on this floor currently being used as a study, which could provide a more formal dining room if required.
There are two vaults providing an excellent wine cellar and a utility room with Iroko worktops and a Bosch fridge and a freezer. In addition under the Jack arch there is space providing a variety of storage, immersion heating, Wellness water treatment system and a built in Miele Freezer.
On the first floor are two excellent size double bedrooms, each benefiting from built in storage. On the second floor are two further double bedrooms each with commanding views and built in wardrobes. On the three half landings there are two shower rooms and a bathroom, each of which benefit from under floor heating and lovely views. Such a quantity and quality of bathrooms is quite a rarity for a period property in Bath and ensures easy contemporary living.
The gardens of 63 Lyncombe Hill are of particular note and have been designed by the highly regarded John Brookes. There is a very pretty front garden with a central pathway leading to the front door flanked by box hedging and a variety of plants.
The walled rear gardens have been planned with great care and attention to detail. Running across the back of the property is a beautiful York stone terrace with a balustrade, which provides an ideal location for outdoor dining. Steps lead down to a second level which is the roof of the wonderful garden room below. A path runs across this level which has well stocked flower beds and artificial grass for convenient maintenance. Further steps lead down to a tranquil lower garden with a feature pond with antique fountain and then on to a further lawned area beyond which there is a pedestrian gate providing access to a pathway that runs along the gardens of this terrace.Raised flower beds run down either side of the garden and incorporate various mature shrubs and plants. A fern border, acers and some well proportioned trees all provide focal points to this wonderful garden.
In addition to the living accommodation there is a unique self contained garden room, built to the highest standards including under floor heating and feature lighting. Tri fold doors open out to the pond terrace area, providing a sense of bringing the outside inside. This room provides flexible space for a variety of uses and is a wonderful place to sit,work or relax and enjoy the surroundings.
At the end of the rear garden is access to a breathtaking wild meadow and orchard area spanning approximately 3 acres of which 63 Lyncombe Hill has a 7th share.
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