A charming and beautifully presented detached Grade II Listed 18th Century lodge house set on the edge of the grounds of Midford Castle near to Bath. The accommodation comprises kitchen, dining room, sitting room, two bedrooms, bathroom and detached utility room. There is a double garage with studio and shower room above with planning permission to convert into living accommodation enabling a variety of uses including holiday letting. Ample parking. Large gardens. Fabulous views.
The village of Midford is situated about three miles South of Bath and is within easy striking distance of the City Centre. Onwards – the City of Bristol is some 9 miles to the West with access via the Junction 18 of the M4 motorway. Other nearby towns include Warminster, Frome, Trowbridge and Chippenham – all with a wide range of amenities. The village itself boasts a good pub – The Hope and Anchor, renowned for its excellent food, and a regular bus service runs into Bath City Centre. Bath Spa station offers high speed links to London Paddington (90 minutes approximately), the West Country and Bristol Temple Meads. Bristol International Airport is only some 23miles/40mins distant. There are some lovely countryside walks in the area along an old railway track and along the river to the village of Combe Hay (also with an excellent Pub). Bath also provides an excellent range of private and state education schools with nearby private schools to include Monkton Combe, King Edwards & Prior Park with state schools – Ralph Allen and Beechen Cliff.
Dating back to circa 1760 and extended in Victorian times, Midford Tower Lodge is a unique and extremely attractive property set in a beautiful location and surrounded by open countryside and woods with views over the Midford Valley and Horsecombe Vale. It is situated on the edge of the grounds of Midford Castle which is approximately ¼ mile away down a private drive. The accommodation is beautifully presented and stylish and enjoys amazing views from most rooms.
The double garage with studio and shower room above has planning permission to be converted into living accommodation and would be ideal as a holiday let, long-term let or as extra accommodation for a professional person working from home. The garage is separated from the house by a stone wall with an archway to the lower garden. There is the added advantage of an outbuilding which is currently used as a utility area with a cellar below.
In further detail the accommodation comprises:
Ground Floor KITCHEN Double aspect with views. Ceramic tiled floor. Full range of wall, base and drawer units. One and a half bowl sink with mixer tap over. Electric oven with ceramic hob with extractor over. Door to front of property. Radiator.
DINING ROOM Two windows overlooking front garden. Ceramic tiled floor. Small porch with two windows and door leading to rear of property. Dual-fuel burner. Radiator. Steps up to:
SITTING ROOM Window overlooking front garden and door to front. Wooden floorboards. Radiator. Enclosed staircase with storage cupboard below.
BATHROOM Window to side. Ceramic tiled floor. White suite comprising panelled bath, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Chrome towel radiator.
REAR LOBBY Ceramic tiled floor. Storage cupboard. Coat hooks.
First Floor MASTER BEDROOM Full height stone mullion window to side and stone mullion window to rear. Painted wooden floorboards. Built-in wardrobes. Storage cupboard housing hot water cylinder. NB. Corridor to second bedroom could be formed. Steps down to:
BEDROOM 2 Window to front and two circular windows to side and rear. Wooden floorboards. Two built in wardrobes. Fitted bookshelves.
GARAGE & STUDIO
Ground Floor DOUBLE GARAGE Up-and-over garage door, door and window to front. Windows to side and rear. Door to rear.
First Floor STUDIO Wooden flooring. Fully glazed gable end. With external balcony leading to external staircase down to ground level.
SHOWER ROOM Wooden flooring. White suite comprising shower cubicle, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin.
OUTBUILDING : Utility room with cellar below.
OUTSIDE The gardens of Midford Tower Lodge amount to approximately ¾ of an acre and are made up of mainly lawned areas, a small orchard and an area of woodland. To the front of the property can also be found a pretty terraced area which is perfect for al fresco dining while enjoying the spectacular views. There is a sweeping driveway leading down to the property which provides parking for several cars.
SERVICES We are advised that mains electricity and water is supplied to Midford Tower Lodge. The drainage is private and the central heating is provided by a dual-fuel burner.
DIRECTIONS From Bath proceed in a Southerly direction out on the Wells Road (A367) through Bear Flat and up the Wellsway dual carriageway. As the road levels out take the left hand turning onto the B3110 Midford/Frome Road. Proceed over the double mini roundabout and continue past the Cross Keys public house on your left heading down the hill towards Midford. As you drive down the hill into Midford you will see Midford Tower Lodge on the left hand side.
USEFUL LOCAL http://www.bathnes.gov.uk
INFORMATIONBath & North East Somerset Council Website including
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APPOINTMENTS TO VIEW AND ALL NEGOTIATIONS MUST BE CONDUCTED THROUGH THE AGENTS. These particulars do not constitute, nor constitute any part of, any offer or contract and all statements made herein are made without responsibility on the part of Pritchard and Partners or the Vendor. Any intending purchaser should satisfy themselves as to their correctness. The Vendor does not make nor give, and neither Pritchard and Partners nor any person on their employment has any authority to make or give, any representation or warranty in relation to this property. These particulars are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations are conducted through the agents above.
Crown Copyright. All rights reserved. License number 100036608.
APPOINTMENTS TO VIEW AND ALL NEGOTIATIONS MUST BE CONDUCTED THROUGH THE AGENTS. These particulars do not constitute, nor constitute any part of, any offer or contract and all statements made herein are made without responsibility on the part of Pritchards or the Vendor/Landlord. Any intending purchaser should satisfy themselves as to their correctness. The Vendor/Landlord does not make nor give, and neither Pritchards nor any person on their employment has any authority to make or give, any representation or warranty in relation to this property. These particulars are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations are conducted through the agents above.
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