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4 bed detached house for sale

£835,000 Guide price

North Road, Bath BA2

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Property features

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Light and Airy Receptions
  • Large Decked Terrace
  • Detached
  • Double Garage
  • Desirable Location

Property description

This detached four bedroom home is situated just above the city centre and is approached via a private shared drive, off North Road, to a select development of three houses. Apiculus is the first house and the garden stretches from the road to the sides and rear of the house. There is parking to the front of the double garage and a few steps lead up to the upper ground floor reception hall. Designed on split levels in 1970, this is the first time this unique home has been on the market and provides a blank canvas and scope to extend if desired. The sitting room is a major feature with its tall ceiling and glazed doors opening on to a superb decked balcony large enough for family gatherings. The reception is 'L' shape with double doors opening into a dining room so again, great for entertaining. The kitchen is in its original format and there are plans available (approved but lapsed) for outward extension of both the kitchen and dining room. The four bedrooms are divided on two levels whilst the lower ground floor provides a store, double garage and workshop/utility area. A modern city home in an attractive setting.

North Road is a highly desirable address with excellent access to Bath University just up the road and some of Bath's most sought after schools, including King Edwards, just down the road. Bath Golf Club is just across the road and there is a pleasant walk enjoying panoramic views down to Bath approximately 1.5 miles away. The city is a unique blend of old and new offering breath-taking architecture with cosmopolitan lifestyle. Bath hosts some of the best shops, restaurants and leisure facilities outside of London. The Bath Spa Railway Station has a high speed train service operating to London Paddington (approximately 90 minutes). Bristol International Airport is approximately 20 miles.

The gardens of Apiculus start from the shared entrance. The current owners have kept it open, but the lawns that start from the boundary of a stone wall and run along the drive to the house are private and could be fenced or hedged in. There is also an area on the right hand side of the entrance which could provide additional parking and continues to a strip running the length of the drive on the right which borders the woods of the neighbouring property on Bathwick Hill. The garden to the rear is a rockery and slope of lawn bordered by a mellow stone wall and of particular note is the terrace over the roof of the garage with access from the reception rooms and onto the garden; a perfect spot to sit out and relax.

4 Bedrooms

Light and Airy Receptions

Large Decked Terrace


Double Garage

Desirable Location

Additional Information
Services: All mains connected. Gas central heating. Council Tax Band G.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan Floorplan Floorplan

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Market activity
Average price paid £428,410 Sales 871 Current average value £477,940 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £42,859 ▲ 9.85%

Property value data/graphs for BA2

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £727,874 £444 3.9 £630,171
Semi-detached £436,852 £398 3.3 £409,461
Terraced £392,228 £399 3.0 £382,018
Flats £366,754 £500 1.9 £349,413

Current asking prices in BA2

Average: £417,811
Avg. current asking prices in BA2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £250,000
Flats £238,503
All £238,814

Current asking rents in BA2

Average: £1,259 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in BA2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £1,299 pcm
£1,136 pcm
£1,199 pcm
£1,644 pcm
£2,401 pcm
Flats £830 pcm
£1,271 pcm
£1,675 pcm
- -
All £948 pcm
£1,222 pcm
£1,244 pcm
£1,644 pcm
£2,401 pcm

Fun facts for BA2

Highest value in BA2
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Darlington Place £1,603,615
Dunsford Place £1,537,625
Macaulay Buildings £1,489,144
Sharpstone £1,468,773
Cleveland Walk £1,431,050
Highest turnover in BA2
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Avonpark 72.4%
Dahlia Gardens 66.7%
Albert Terrace 64.3%
Old Forge Way 61.1%
Hazel Way 57.1%

What Zoopla users think of Bathwick

Overall rating:

  • currently 4.5 stars
Very good - 89%

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Schools & public services
  • currently 4.5 stars
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Nearby transport

  • Bath Spa (0.8 miles)
  • Oldfield Park (1.8 miles)
  • Freshford (3.1 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (16.4 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (43.3 miles)
  • Bournemouth Airport (46.8 miles)
  • Temple Meads Station Ferry Landing (11.5 miles)
  • Temple Bridge (Bristol) Ferry Landing (11.7 miles)
  • Castle Park Ferry Landing (11.9 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Widcombe CofE Junior School (0.6 miles)
  • Widcombe Infant School (0.6 miles)
  • Bathwick St Mary Church of England Primary School (0.7 miles)
  • Bath Academy (1.1 miles)
  • Frome Community College (9.5 miles)
  • Bristol Futures Academy (10.9 miles)
  • King Edward's School (0.5 miles)
  • Beechen Cliff School (1.0 mile)
  • Prior Park College (1.1 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£3,447 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 83,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £3,005 /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 £14/mo (£168/yr)
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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


Gas £48 Electricity £58 Estimated energy cost £106/mo

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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 £262 /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.


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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