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2 bed terraced house for sale


Prior Park Road, Widcombe, Bath BA2

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Property features

  • Highly desired Widcombe village
  • Close to the city and train station
  • Two bedroom Georgian terrace
  • Period features throughout
  • Southerly aspect garden
  • Potential holiday let or pied-a-terre

Property description

A delightful two bedroom former masons cottage in the heart of Widcombe village. Period features and immaculately presented throughout. Close proximity to the shops on Widcombe Parade, the city and Bath Spa train station.

A home with historic importance in a very popular location. Designed by John Wood and built by Richard Jones c.1736 they were built to provide accommodation for Ralph Allen's stonemasons as they worked in an area known as the Dolemeads by the River Avon. This three storey two bedroom property has delightful reminders of that time retaining many of its original period features. You enter the property into a small porch which is a useful cupboard area for hanging coats and storing shoes and then enter through into the living room. A spacious room and you immediately notice the original large Bath stone fireplace and enchanting solid stone spiral staircase leading to the first floor. There are windows to both front and rear aspect and glazed door leads to the rear garden. All windows to the front aspect of the property have been secondary glazed providing a peaceful atmosphere throughout. The first floor landing leads to both the kitchen and bathroom. The kitchen is fitted with modern floor and wall units with space for appliances and windows to both front and rear aspects. There is also room for a small breakfast table. The bathroom is very nicely fitted with bath and overhead shower, WC, washbasin and heated towel rail. The spiral stone stairs continue from here and winds up to the second floor landing which leads to both bedrooms. Bedroom one is double in size with space for a wardrobe and windows to both front and rear aspect with an additional rooflight allowing natural light in. Bedroom two is a single room with window to the front aspect. Externally a peaceful southerly facing 'suntrap' garden provides paved seating area adjoining the property and then a nicely terraced lawn seating area to the rear which is accessed via stone steps. You will also find a large wooden built shed to the rear and gated access to Millbrook Lane and residential car parking spaces. An ideal property for professional couples or investors looking for holiday let opportunities. Potential residential rental yield of 4.5% p.A.

Widcombe is a highly desired village to the south of the city famed for its parade of independent shops. The parade provides hairdressers, supermarket, coffee shop, kitchen shop, aga shop, newsagent off licence, renowned café/deli, vets, gift shop, burger bar, Chinese restaurant, massage spa, florist and three acclaimed public houses. Nearby schools include The Paragon, Beechen Cliff, Hayesfield, Ralph Allen, Monkton Combe and Prior Park. Along with the Ofsted rated 'outstanding' Widcombe Infants and Junior School. A contributing factor to the villages popularity is its proximity to the city itself and with Bath Spa station just a 5 minute walk away. A short walk up Widcombe Hill and you find yourself on the Bath Skyline walk and its city views. Likewise nearby Alexandra Park provides what some claim to be the best views of the city. Nearby you will also find access to the River Avon and Kennet & Avon canal.

Entrance Porch
Useful cupboard area with fixed coir mat, wooden storage shelves with coat hooks, wall mounted underfloor heating control.

Engineered oak floor throughout with electric underfloor heating, spot lights with dimmer control. Original wooden sash window to the front aspect with secondary glazing, television point, original Bath stone stairwell, original Bath stone fireplace with gas coal effect fireplace, coving, sash window to the rear aspect, space for a dining table, door providing access to the rear garden.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room
Situated on the first floor with a range of wall and base kitchen units, tiled splashback, electric oven with four ring gas hob and extractor hood over, radiator, sash windows to the front ( with secondary glazing ) and rear aspects, space for washing machine, integrated fridge freezer, space for a dish washer, sink drainer unit, coving.

Family Bathroom
White suite which includes a roll top bath with mains operated shower over and a fitted glass shower screen, wash hand basin, low level w.C, spot lights, chrome ladder radiator, opaque sash window to the front aspect with secondary double glazing, tiled from floor to ceiling.

Master Bedroom
Wooden floor boards throughout, sash window to the front aspect ( with secondary double glazing ) sash window to the rear aspect, coving, skylight, radiator.

Bedroom Two
Wooden floor boards throughout, radiator, sash window to the front aspect ( with secondary double glazing ) three fixed wooden shelves, closet with hanging rail, skylight, loft access.

Rear Garden
A peaceful garden with good size paved patio seating area with ample room for dining, wrought iron gate and hand rail with steps up in to the landscaped garden, external lighting, large wooden storage shed to the far aspect of the garden with access to on street parking.

Standard broadband up to 17Mb(Estimated 11Mb)Fibre optic broadband up to 76Mb*uSwitch

Stamp Duty
You will have to pay £7,500.00 in stamp duty.Your effective stamp duty rate is 2.14%.

Council Tax
Band - C

EPC Rating


Grade II*

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Property info

Floorplan(s): 2D 3D

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Market activity
Average price paid £431,582 Sales 845 Current average value £439,722 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £11,592 ▲ 2.71%

Property value data/graphs for BA2

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £652,471 £400 3.9 £624,361
Semi-detached £408,135 £375 3.3 £411,643
Terraced £370,019 £377 3.0 £378,677
Flats £329,287 £440 1.9 £353,177

Current asking prices in BA2

Average: £472,204
Avg. current asking prices in BA2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £162,475
Flats £248,630
All £241,450

Current asking rents in BA2

Average: £1,469 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in BA2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £399 pcm
£974 pcm
£1,321 pcm
£1,510 pcm
£2,312 pcm
Flats £848 pcm
£1,286 pcm
£1,699 pcm
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All £821 pcm
£1,206 pcm
£1,389 pcm
£1,510 pcm
£2,312 pcm

Fun facts for BA2

Highest value in BA2
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Darlington Place £1,503,952
Dunsford Place £1,469,097
Sharpstone £1,400,034
Macaulay Buildings £1,391,751
Cleveland Walk £1,291,164
Highest turnover in BA2
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Avonpark 75.9%
Dahlia Gardens 66.7%
Albert Terrace 57.1%
Old Forge Way 55.6%
Breachwood View 50.0%

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Nearby transport

  • Bath Spa (0.2 miles)
  • Oldfield Park (1.2 miles)
  • Freshford (3.2 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (15.8 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (42.8 miles)
  • Bournemouth Airport (46.8 miles)
  • Temple Meads Station Ferry Landing (11.2 miles)
  • Temple Bridge (Bristol) Ferry Landing (11.3 miles)
  • Castle Park Ferry Landing (11.6 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Widcombe Infant School (0.1 miles)
  • Widcombe CofE Junior School (0.2 miles)
  • The Paragon School, Junior School of Prior Park College (0.5 miles)
  • Bath College (0.5 miles)
  • Bath Academy (0.7 miles)
  • St Brendan's Sixth Form College (8.7 miles)
  • Beechen Cliff School (0.4 miles)
  • Hayesfield Girls School (0.8 miles)
  • King Edward's School (0.8 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,544 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 35,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £1,259 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £80,000 Average insurance cost £21/mo (£253/yr)
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Gas £25 Electricity £40 Estimated energy cost £65/mo

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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: 8600 kWh/year
Electricity: 2900 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Bath and North East Somerset

Estimated tax band D Council tax cost £157 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

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Supply £21 Sewerage £21 Estimated water cost £42 /mo
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