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4 bed detached house for sale

£875,000 Offers in region of

Horsecombe Vale, Combe Down, Bath BA2

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Property features

  • Spacious detached family home
  • Stunning countryside and valley views
  • Quiet no-through lane
  • Ideally located for all local amenities

Property description

A very spacious four double bedroom detached family home set in a stunning countryside location. Situated on a large south facing plot with simply beautiful panoramic valley views. All this and just a short walk from local amenities and bus route to the city.

This spacious family home was built by the current owner in the 1970's in a quite simply stunning elevated location affording panoramic countryside views. You enter the property via a porch and into the hallway with stairs leading to the first floor, storage cupboard and access to the two bedrooms, shower room and garage. Both bedrooms are double in size and offer built-in wardrobes and those lovely views. Further at this level is a shower room with walk-in shower, WC and wash basin and a large garage. Potential here, if needed, to create further living accommodation or annexe (stpp). The first floor provides the main living accommodation of this family home. A large light drawing room with French doors to an outside seating area and long balcony to soak up the views. Modern open plan kitchen dining room with island and plenty of room for a family sized dining table and again with the valley views. Two double bedrooms both with wash basins, built-in wardrobe space and the views. A good size family bathroom with bath, walk-in shower and wash basin. Separate WC with wash basin. Useful and well sized utility room with floor and wall units, work surface with sink/drainer and pluming for washing machine and space for a dryer. At this level you also have a landing on the stairs with access to the rear garden. Externally the much loved gardens encircle the property and provide many different facets. To the front aspect the sweeping driveway provides parking for numerous vehicles and access to the garage. To the western aspect you have small stone steps leading up to the paved seating area which has access to the drawing room. The rear garden has been landscaped and has very well stocked beds, small trees and a stone built log store. There's a lovely spot here which provides further elevated views of the surrounding valley. To the eastern aspect is an established tiered vegetable garden which is flooded with sun, when available, and houses a greenhouse and wooden built shed for garden tools. A much loved spacious family home in a delightful peaceful countryside location yet close to all local amenities and great access to the city too.

This property is located on the southern slopes of the city of Bath in the highly desired village of Combe Down. 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 surrounding area cultivates ancient woodland which is the home of unique and local flora and fauna. The village itself has a very high sense of community spirit and self sufficiency. With local amenities providing every level of schooling and childcare, dentists, pharmacies and 'outstanding' surgery. Combe Down Surgery has been rated as outstanding in the latest Care Quality Commission (cqc) inspection, the only surgery in Bath to have this rating. Also within the village there is a highly reputed car garage, award winning delicatessen, hair salon, beauty therapist, Bath Bakery, hardware store 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 can be found in the local vicinity with three nurseries, Academy primary school, Ralph Allen senior school and three independent schools in Prior Park, Monkton Combe and Paragon. 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 half hourly services into the city. For the walkers amongst you Bath Spa station is a shade over 1 mile from the property and you are also afforded a plethora of countryside walks into an 'area of outstanding natural beauty' minutes from the village itself.

Entrance Porch
Stone built porch with double glazed door and window to the front aspect, tiled floor, door to the entrance hallway.

Entrance Hallway
Spacious hallway with doors leading to the cloakroom, garage, two receptions rooms and stairs to the first floor, large storage cupboard housing a Worcester combi boiler with further storage, radiator.

Modern suite comprising wash hand with limestone splash back, low level w.C, shower cubicle with mains power shower tiled with floor to ceiling limestone tiles, wall mounted chrome ladder radiator, double glazed opaque window, extractor fan.

Bedroom Four
Double glazed window to the front aspect, neutral carpets, built in mirrored wardrobe, radiator.

Bedroom Three
large double bedroom with double glazed window to the front aspect, mirrored built in wardrobe, neutral carpet, radiator.

First Floor Landing
Wide open stairwell with access to the rear garden, door leading to two double bedrooms, open plan kitchen diner, family bathroom, large storage cupboard, L shaped lounge, separate w.C.

Immaculate kitchen with a range of quality wall and base kitchen units, integrated dish washer, large integrated fridge, separate island with ample storage, Belling oven, spot lights, two double glazed windows to the front aspect with valley views, telephone point.

Spacious lounge with dual aspect views, neutral carpet throughout, three wall lights, double glazed sliding door to the balcony, further floor length double glazed patio doors to the patio seating area to the side of the property, television point.

Master Bedroom
Dual aspect bedroom with ample views to the valley beyond, neutral carpet, built in double wardrobe, further built in storage with integrated wash hand basin, telephone point, radiator.

Bedroom Two
Dual aspect bedroom with views to the rear garden, neutral carpet, built in wardrobe with further storage unit and integrated wash hand basin, radiator.

Family Bathroom
Modern bathroom suite tiled with limestone tiles to walls and floor, bath, shower cubicle with mains shower, extractor fan, chrome ladder radiator, double glazed opaque window.

Separate w.C, with wash hand basin, double glazed opaque window, limestone tiled floor, wall mounted mirror.

Internal garage
Large double garage with access to the entrance hallway, electric garage door, further ample storage space.


The orchard is set within its own plot and benefits from several aspects to the gardens which includes a well stocked vegetable patch, rear garden with ample mature shrubs and small trees, to the side of the property you will find a west facing paved seating area, to the front of the property is a sweeping driveway with mature borders shrubs on the approach, and spectacular views across the valley and beyond.

Standard broadband available up to 17Mb(Estimated 15Mb)Fibre optic broadband available up to 76Mb

Stamp Duty
You will have to pay £33,750.00 in stamp duty.Your effective stamp duty rate is 3.86%.

Council Tax
Band - G

EPC Rating
Band - D

Bus stop to city - 0.2 mileNearest shops - 0.3 mileTesco Express & Petrol Station - 0.7 mileSainsburys Supermarket - 0.8 milesBath Spa Station 1.7 miles (on foot)Bath Spa Train Station - 2 miles (by car)University - 2.6 miles

Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage. Gas central heating. The house has a private pump that leads to the mains drain.

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 Ben Purnell to arrange a viewing.

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Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £412,101 Sales 949 Current average value £449,870 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £24,040 ▲ 5.64%

Property value data/graphs for BA2

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £687,280 £420 3.9 £578,568
Semi-detached £404,973 £376 3.3 £376,678
Terraced £373,428 £380 3.0 £372,586
Flats £341,701 £462 1.9 £337,357

Current asking prices in BA2

Average: £462,633
Avg. current asking prices in BA2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £1,000,000
Flats £239,672
All £266,827

Current asking rents in BA2

Average: £1,275 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in BA2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £710 pcm
£1,093 pcm
£1,343 pcm
£2,086 pcm
£3,001 pcm
Flats £852 pcm
£1,238 pcm
£1,533 pcm
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All £820 pcm
£1,187 pcm
£1,400 pcm
£2,086 pcm
£3,001 pcm

Fun facts for BA2

Highest value in BA2
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Church Street £1,575,575
Darlington Place £1,531,071
Farleigh Hungerford £1,482,422
Dunsford Place £1,476,804
Sharpstone £1,464,115
Highest turnover in BA2
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Avonpark 75.9%
Dahlia Gardens 66.7%
Stanway Close 60.0%
Cambridge Terrace 58.3%
Albert Terrace 57.1%

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Nearby transport

  • Bath Spa (1.4 miles)
  • Oldfield Park (1.9 miles)
  • Freshford (2.5 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (15.8 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (42.8 miles)
  • Bournemouth Airport (45.7 miles)
  • Temple Meads Station Ferry Landing (11.8 miles)
  • Temple Bridge (Bristol) Ferry Landing (11.9 miles)
  • Redcliffe Back Ferry Landing (12.1 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Combe Down CofE Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • The Paragon School, Junior School of Prior Park College (0.8 miles)
  • St Martin's Garden Primary School (0.9 miles)
  • Bath College (1.6 miles)
  • Bath Academy (1.9 miles)
  • Frome Community College (8.1 miles)
  • Monkton Prep School (0.7 miles)
  • Prior Park College (0.7 miles)
  • Three Ways School (0.7 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£3,221 Monthly total
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 87,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £2,793 /mo Find available rates

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Your home or property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £18/mo (£221/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
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Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy Gas £45 Electricity £59 Estimated energy cost £104/mo In partnership with uSwitch
Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 17000 kWh/year
Electricity: 4500 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Bath and North East Somerset

Estimated tax band G Council tax cost £246 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.

Water Supply £31 Sewerage £29 Estimated water cost £60 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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