Guide Price £2,250,000

Southbank, High Street, Weston, Bath

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Southbank is built entirely of Bath limestone with cut stone quoins, window dressings, drip lintels, squared limestone rubble infill and a coped parapet and cornice. The roof coverings are a mixture Cotswold stone slates, Welsh slates and distinctive pantiles giving a pleasing eclectic look typical of this north east part of Somerset.
Southbank is discreetly set behind a high stone wall accessed through stone gate pillars from the High Street giving a good degree of privacy with an element of surprise. The property benefits from a substantial gravel drive providing ample private parking and turning with access to an electric car charging point.
The arrangement of rooms can be seen on the accompanying floor plans with the living accommodation set across three floor levels extending to almost 4,500 sq ft in all accessed by numerous staircases. Southbank is a Grade II Listed building being of Special Architectural and Historical interest.
The current owners acquired the property in 2007 in a dilapidated state of repair and since then the property has received a major overhaul to roof coverings, mechanical and electrical installations, the installation of new kitchens and bathrooms with emphasis to protect the period features of the era. Consequently, the property is now fully functioning.
The property has two main parts but is cleverly linked on various levels allowing the owners to either use it as one full house, or, as the current owners do, split off two levels which forms the annexe used for holiday letting purposes.
Main House
The main reception room faces south west and is situated at the front of the house being a substantial room ideal for informal entertaining with a characterful inglenook fireplace with dedicated areas for sitting and dining. The inner lobby connects through to a sizable utility with separate W.C and beyond to a charming study overlooking the inner courtyard garden with further Inglenook fireplace. The rear wing, formerly the Coach House, houses the kitchen/dining room with handmade painted unit’s, feature pantry, built in appliances including a professional Range Cooker and Carrara marble work surfaces set around an island unit. Bifold doors lead out to the garden terrace. A staircase from the study leads up to a games room/bar accessed through a secret bookcase and through to a cosy cinema with fine Oculus window providing pleasant views. The bedroom and bathroom accommodation is extensive with each room having its own independent character. The stylish bathrooms are all modern and individually themed. The first floor of the house is dedicated entirely to the principal bedroom suite whilst the middle floor houses the majority of the bedroom accommodation with an impressive guest suite over the study and utility for visiting guests.
The annexe is entered through the main front door of the house into a splendid entrance hall with broad oak staircase having twisted mahogany balusters. There is a beautiful drawing room with deep sashes and elegant proportions. The spacious kitchen/dining room is newly fitted with contemporary units and good range of built in appliances with ample space for furniture. Beyond is a secure housekeeping cupboard. On the first floor accessed off a short landing is a walkthrough nursery bedroom, a well equipt shower room and a vaulted bedroom overlooking the side garden.
Southbank is likely to be of particular of appeal to buyers seeking a versatile arrangements of rooms for multi generational living, larger families or for those buyers looking for additional income through letting part of the property.

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Key Features

  • Substantial Grade II Listed house
  • Mature part walled gardens of 0.42 of an acre
  • Valuable income stream from letting annexe
  • Substantial private parking with electric car charging point
  • Easy access to the M4 motorway
  • Walking distance of Bath City Centre via Royal Victoria Park
  • Land: 0.42 acres

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