TENURE: Share of Freehold
Beckford Garden House occupies the entire ground floor of an attractive Grade II listed Italianate villa. Having been extended in later years the property is now in need of modernisation and refurbishment. Benefitting from its own private enclosed formal gardens with the choice of access to the front via a small flight of steps or a level access at the rear. The main hall has a cloakroom and a further WC to the rear. The hall leads into an impressive, dual aspect sitting room with a central Adam style fireplace and doors opening to a triple aspect garden room. This creates a further sitting area to enjoy the views of the garden. The dining room is vaulted with exposed Bath stone ceiling and door to the kitchen. With simple pine units and a twin hob Aga, the room offers great potential and space for refurbishing. The bedroom wing comprises a master bedroom with fitted cupboards and a "Jack & Jill" door to the main bathroom with a recessed bath. There is a further double bedroom with fitted cupboards and a single bedroom with a shower cubicle and wash basin within the room.
Beckford Road is directly opposite the delightful Sydney Gardens which accommodate The Holburne Museum and nearby to the world famous Bath Spa Hotel. Local amenities can be found on nearby Bathwick Hill including St Marys and King Edwards being two of many well regarded local schools. The city centre is a level walk via the impressive Great Pulteney Street which offers an array of cultural and leisure amenities, interspersed with parks and public areas. Bath has excellent communications with the city of Bristol and is approximately 10 miles from Junction 18 of the M4 to the north. There is a high-speed train service from Bath Spa Station to London Paddington (approximately 90 minutes) and to the west.
The property can be approached from Warminster Road and a small flight of gated steps to the privately owned garden or at the rear where the single garage has a side gate into the garden. Laid to lawn with flower and shrub beds they extend to the side of the property where there is a pond and further mature shrubs creating a lovely outlook from the side windows. There are storage vaults to the front with a private internal access to the apartment.
Term of Lease: 999 years from 24th June 1979.
Service Charge: No formal charge. Ground Rent: No formal charge. Services: All mains connected. Council Tax Band F.
Ground Floor Accommodation
Superb Sitting Room
Vaulted Dining Room
Large Garden and Garage