Midford Road, Combe Down, Bath BA2


5 Bedrooms
5 Bathrooms

A substantial five bedroom Edwardian family home set on a large elevated plot. The property provides far reaching views across an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Well proportioned rooms with further potential to extend (STPP) and with no onward chain.


A handsome Edwardian family home set in an elevated position on a good size plot. It provides far reaching views of the Horsecombe Vale valley and Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

You approach the property along a winding stone chipped path through the garden to a lovely terrace seating area to the front aspect to take in the view. Once inside the spacious hallway provides access to the sitting room, dining room, reception room, utility and stairs to the first floor. The sitting room is spacious and light with a bay window to the front aspect overlooking the garden and a grand feature open fireplace. The dining room affords ample space for family dining and adjoins the kitchen to the rear aspect. The kitchen is fitted with modern units and appliances and has space for dining then leads you through to the utility room. The utility room is fitted with floor units with worktop and sink drainer. It houses the boiler, a WC, cloakroom and larder cupboard. From the utility you access the conservatory to the rear which overlooks the garden with a south westerly aspect. The conservatory then leads you through to a study room which has been knocked through to a further large reception room. Currently used as a sixth bedroom this area could be used as a separate annex if required.

A grand wide staircase with decorative Newell posts leads you to the first floor split level landing. The initial level gives access to bedroom five, a single room, the bathroom, airing cupboard and a separate WC. Four stairs lead you up to the next level which gives access to four spacious double bedrooms with three providing ensuite shower rooms. Bedroom one is the pick of these rooms being the largest with a lovely bay window providing those far reaching views over the valley and the larger of the ensuites with walk-in shower. There is further potential here to expand the living space further with what could be a very large loft conversion bedroom with ensuite, if required. The pitch at its peak is 3.27m.

Externally to the front aspect you have a large garden laid to lawn with established, beds, hedgerow, shrubs and small trees. A terraced seating area to the front of the property and a stone chipped path winds down to give access to a wrought iron gate on the street. To the rear aspect another smaller lawn garden with patio seating area and again a path winds up to the detached garage and parking area at the rear. You can park two vehicles in the garage and a further two in front of it. An extremely spacious house in a superb location which makes a lovely family home.


This property is located on the southern slopes of the city of Bath in the highly desired village of Combe Down. Midford Road is on the south western edge of the village within close proximity to private schooling and open countryside.

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 along with Castle Farm a highly regarded farm shop and restaurant. A short walk to the south you will find the picturesque village of South Stoke with its acclaimed community run public house The Packhorse.

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 Hallway

Varnished wooden floorboards throughout, door to the entrance lobby, radiator with cover, dado rail, coving to the ceiling, ceiling rose, deep skirting boards.

Sitting Room

Situated to the front of the property with views, large double glazed bay widow, neutral carpet throughout, coving to the ceiling, ceiling rose, television point, two wall lights, open fireplace with marble surround and hearth.

Dining Room

Wooden floorboards throughout, two glazed windows to the front aspect, radiator, dado rail, ceiling rose.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

Fitted with a range of wall and base kitchen units, Bosch dishwasher, large Kenwood range gas oven with six ring gas hob, Smeg extractor hood over, spot lights, double glazed window to the rear, tiled floor throughout, radiator, space for a large fridge freezer, space for a breakfast table, access to the utility room.

Utility Room

Spacious utility with a range of base units, space for a washing machine, space for a tumble dryer; further larder, cloakroom, w.c and airing cupboard equipped with Worcester combi-boiler, windows to the side aspect, access to the conservatory.


Window to the side aspect, coving, radiator, doors opening into the study.


Double glazed windows to the side aspect, sliding patio doors providing access to the conservatory, telephone point.


With ample seating areas, full length patio doors opening into the rear garden.

First Floor Accommodation

Bedroom One

Situated to the front of the property with views, neutral carpet throughout, large double glazed bay window, picture rail, coving, ceiling rose, door to ensuite. Ensuite includes large walk-in shower with two showers

Bedroom Two

Situated to the front of the property, carpet throughout, two double glazed windows to the front aspect, radiator, coving, picture rail, access to ensuite which includes mains cubicle shower, low level w.c, wash hand basin, spot lights extractor fan.

Bedroom Three

Neutral carpet throughout, radiator, double glazed window to the rear aspect, picture rail, double wardrobe, access to the ensuite which includes; mains cubicle shower, low level w.c, wash hand basin, spot lights, ladder radiator.

Bedroom Four

Neutral carpet, double glazed window to the rear aspect, picture rail, radiator, built-in double wardrobe.

Bedroom Five

Carpet throughout, double glazed window to the rear aspect.

Family Bathroom

Opaque double glazed window to rear aspect. Bath with mixer taps and shower hose. Wash basin with vanity unit and cupboard. Wall-mounted mirror. Shower enclosure with glass sliding doors and shower. Wall mounted heated towel rail.


Front Garden

Large garden laid to lawn. Established, beds, hedgerow, shrubs and small trees. Terraced seating area to the front of the property. Stone chipped path winding down to give access to a wrought iron gate on the street.

Rear Garden

Lawn garden with patio seating area. Stone path leads up to the detached garage and parking area at the rear.

Garage & Parking

Stone built double garage with aluminium up and over door and small workshop. Power and light. Parking for two cars within the garage and further hardstanding parking to the front of the garage for two vehicles.

EPC Rating

Band - E


Standard broadband: Up to 11Mb
Fibre optic broadband: Up to 362Mb

Stamp Duty

You will have to pay £63,750.00 in Stamp Duty
Your effective stamp duty rate is 5.31%.


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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