Shaft Road, Combe Down, Bath BA2


6 Bedrooms
6 Bathrooms

A substantial six double bedroom detached home in a highly sought after location. Providing a spacious 2,700 Sq.Ft of accommodation and set on a level plot approaching 1/3 acre. Views of the Westbury White Horse hill and close to all local amenities and schooling.


A substantial six bedroom detached family home set on a large level plot. Its locality provides far reaching countryside views towards the Westbury White Horse Hill whilst offering the convenience of Combe Down village’s amenities and all levels of local state and private schooling.
You approach through wrought iron gates with the driveway leading to a detached double garage and the front of the house. Once inside an entrance porch leads to the large open hallway with access to all rooms at ground level. The sitting room with its south to west dual aspect is a naturally light room with far reaching views and a feature log burner fireplace. The kitchen diner is a spacious room for family dining and also provides a utility room and access to the rear garden. Along the hallway you find two further reception rooms, shower room and separate WC. This is one area of the house that could be utilised as a separate annex if required. To the first floor you find four good size double bedrooms with two providing ensuite shower rooms and a family bathroom. Further stairs lead to the converted loft with two bedrooms and a shower room. Externally the well-tended gardens encircle the house with the south and west aspect mainly laid to lawn with established beds and shrubs. To the front aspect a dwarf stone wall and hedgerow provide a sense of privacy, whilst to the rear you will find a greenhouse, large shed and vegetable plot.


This property is located on the southern slopes of the city of Bath in the highly desired village of Combe Down. Shaft Road is a much-coveted address within the village due to the individuality of the properties and their proximity to private schooling and open countryside. The location of this property is unique in the road as it is at the end of the row and is therefore afforded open views across an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and beyond to the Westbury White Horse hill.
Combe Down's rewarding valley top position provides stunning panoramic views of the city to the north with equally gratifying views of the Cotswold valleys to the south. The village itself has a high sense of community spirit and self-sufficiency. With local amenities providing every level of schooling and childcare, dentists, pharmacies and 'outstanding' surgery. Within the village there is also a car garage, award winning delicatessen, hair salon, beauty therapist, bakery, post office and Co-op mini-market. Locally a Tesco Express with petrol station and a large Sainsburys supermarket can also be found. Every level of schooling is offered in the local vicinity with three nurseries, Academy primary school, Ralph Allen senior school and two independent schools in Prior Park and Monkton Combe, both within walking distance of the property. Nearby you will also find the excellent country club Combe Grove Manor, which provides fine dining, gymnasium, swimming facilities, golf range and tennis courts. The local bus service is in close proximity providing regular services into the city. For the walkers among you Bath Spa station is a shade over 1.5 mile from the property and you are also surrounded by a plethora of countryside walks with the famous Bath Skyline walk being close by too.

Entrance Porch

Useful space for the removal of shoes and coats with a door leading to the entrance hallway.

Entrance Hallway

A spacious area with a central open column staircase leading to the first floor and providing access to all rooms on the ground floor.

Sitting Room

A naturally light room with dual aspect windows to the south and west providing glorious views across open countryside and the White Horse hill. Stripped wooden floors throughout and with a feature log burner fire.

Dining Room

A light room with a large double glazed window to the front aspect and wood effect laminate flooring throughout.

Reception Room

A very good size room with double glazed window to the rear aspect overlooking the garden. Could possibly be used as a further bedroom or part of a separate annex on this floor.

Kitchen/ Diner

Fitted with a range of wall and base kitchen units, space for a fridge, freezer and dishwasher. Double glazed full length patio door opening into the rear garden, access to the utility room. A room that could be reconfigured or redesigned to provide bi-folding doors opening up onto the garden.

Utility Room

Space for a fridge freezer, space and plumbing for a washing machine, wall and base units, access to the rear garden and the WC.

Shower Room

White suite which includes a large walk in shower cubicle with mains shower, radiator with heated towel rail, wash hand basin, shaver point, double glazed opaque window to the side aspect. Could be used in conjunction with the reception room if a separate annex is required.


Wash hand basin with tiled splash back, radiator low level w.C, opaque double glazed window.

First Floor

Bedroom One

Like the sitting room a naturally light room with the dual aspect windows providing glorious views. A very spacious room with fitted wardrobes and ensuite shower room.


White suite which includes a wash hand basin, low level w.C, chrome ladder radiator, shower cubicle with mains shower, spot lights, extractor fan.

Bedroom Two

A spacious bedroom with window to the side aspect and probably the best views in the house. Provides an ensuite shower room.


White suite which includes a shower cubicle with mains shower, wash hand basin, ow level w.C, chrome ladder radiator, double glazed opaque window.

Bedroom Three

A good size double bedroom with window to the rear aspect.

Bedroom Four

A good size double bedroom with window to the front aspect and with its own wash basin.

Family Bathroom

White bathroom suite which includes a bath wash hand basin, low level w.C, mains cubicle shower, two double glazed windows, spot lights.

Loft Bedrooms

Providing bedrooms five and six, with access on the same level to a shared shower room. Bedroom five has three skylights, eaves storage, radiator. Bedroom six ( currently used as a study ) includes three skylights, two eaves storage cupboards and radiator.

Loft Shower Room

White suite which includes a shower cubicle with mains shower, low level w.C, wash hand basin, spot lights, shaver point.



The large gardens encircle the house and are well stocked with beds, hedgerow, and established trees. To the front it is laid to lawn with tarmac driveway leading up to the double garage. To the side aspect it is laid to lawn with a wooden footbridge and far reaching views over the countryside towards the White Horse hill. To the rear of the house a stone laid patio area with wooden shed, greenhouse and large vegetable plot.


Stone built double garage with two aluminium up and over doors. Power and light.

EPC Rating

Band - C

Council Tax

Band - G

Stamp Duty

You will have to pay £68,750.00 in Stamp Duty.
Your effective stamp duty rate is 5.50%.


Non-fibre broadband up to 11Mb (Estimated 5.5Mb)
Fibre broadband up to 67Mb


This property is marketed by tynings Ltd as a sole agent and viewings are strictly by appointment only. All viewings are accompanied and by prior arrangement. Please contact Nicola or Ben to arrange a viewing.


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