66 Northend is located in a sought-after, quiet residential position on Bath’s fringes, within easy access of Bath city centre. It is minutes away from the beautiful St. Catherine Valley and Solsbury Hill, both of which provide lovely country walks. Further afield – a 10 minute walk – is The Kennet and Avon Canal, popular with walkers and cyclists alike. There is a pub on the canal and a Mill (restaurant/bar) en route.
A short walk from the property is Batheaston village which boasts many local amenities to include a shop/newsagent, chemist, dental surgery, hairdresser, vet, doctors surgery, licensed organic cafe and two pubs. The local primary school has an excellent Ofsted report and there is a children’s park/tennis courts/football pitch/skateboarding area adjacent to the school.
Bath city centre has a wonderful range of retail outlets including the New Southgate Shopping Centre many fine restaurants, cafes and bars along with The Theatre Royal, first class sporting facilities and The Thermae Spa Development. High speed rail links (75+ minutes) are available from Bath Spa and Chippenham stations to London Paddington. The property is also well placed for access to J17 and J18 of the M4.
66 Northend is a Grade II listed property dating back to the early 17th Century. A unique family home of much charm and character set within walled courtyard gardens to the front and rear. The light and airy accommodation is generous in proportions and provides flexible family space arranged over four levels (2,230 sq ft. plus 2 large attics).
On the ground floor is a beautiful formal drawing room to the front with an imposing fireplace, period dresser and flagstone flooring. This is linked to a lovely family kitchen/breakfast room which extends across the back of the house. Attractive glazed doors lead onto the walled courtyard garden.
Stairs rise from the hall to a mezzanine level study area with a feature stone mullion window and a pretty double-aspect master bedroom. On the next level there is a further generous informal reception room/4th bedroom and a particularly spacious and well appointed family bath and shower room. An attractive staircase leads up to the top floor which has two further double bedrooms.
Externally there is a pretty, gated courtyard garden to the front and a secluded and walled courtyard garden to the rear, accessed from the kitchen. The low-maintenance courtyards and the property’s location would make it an ideal holiday let.