This substantial three storey home offers a versatile layout and an abundance of period charm. ‘The Old Stores’ is a near 300-year-old property, which will forever be part of the rich tapestry of Bathford history. It boasts a fantastic amount of space and beautifully proportioned rooms which lend themselves to a variety of configurations, depending on their new owners needs.
The front door opens into a wide and welcoming tiled reception area, it opens into the generous double aspect sitting room, with four sash windows and a feature Bath stone fireplace. To the other side of the entrance hall are two fantastic sized utility rooms which could lend themselves to a variety of uses. The Ground floor is completed with a useful shower room.
The first floor boasts a wonderful daily living space. The kitchen has wooden farmhouse wall and base units, exposed stone feature wall and traditional Rangemaster gas stove. Its cottage door opens onto the south facing roof terrace, perfect for absorbing the views and alfresco dining. The open plan breakfast room, study and sitting area provides a flexible space to eat, relax and socialise in the heart of the home. The elegant split-level dining room displays a wealth of reclaimed period features including reclaimed wooden flooring, Stone walled fire surround and exposed beams. It is flooded with natural light from its three sash windows, showcasing beautiful views of the village and its surrounding hills perfectly.
The Second floor is split into two separate wings. The main wing has three unique double bedrooms, two with built in wardrobes and the other with dressing area. There is also a family bathroom with bath, vanity unit and lavatory. The master wing boasts a generous double bedroom, separate dressing room and private shower room.
This property truly is one of a kind and needs to be explored to fully appreciate what is on offer, with its multitude of quirky built in storage spaces, a hidden wine cellar and too many period features to list, it is genuinely difficult not to fall in love as soon as you cross the threshold.
Bathford village itself offers an outstanding primary school, pre-school, community shop and café, playground, rugby and cricket clubs, and a lovely pub. There is a frequent bus service into Bath City centre which is approximately 3 miles away. There are wonderful outdoor walks up to Browns Folly Nature Reserve, through the rolling open countryside and along the River Avon.
Bath itself has the unique array of independent shops, restaurants, pubs, cafes you would expect to find nestled away in a World Heritage City. It boasts a thriving and diverse community with a remarkable collection of museums and galleries, year-round festivals, theatre, music and sports. Bath is a terrific city for families and has an enviable selection of good schools, parks and activities.
For those that need to commute it is approximately 10 miles from Junction 18 of the M4 Motorway (M4) for access to London, Bristol and the South West. Bath Spa Railway station offers a high-speed train service into London Paddington which takes just 90 minutes.