Two double bedroom lift access modern 66sqm apartment in this prestigious 2002 Crest Nicholson development just off Newbridge Road, presented in quite beautiful order with fresh neutral decor and new flooring. Benefiting from allocated parking, southerly front aspect, double glazing, two bathrooms, fully fitted kitchen and a large triple windowed sitting room. Sympathetically designed in the Palladian style to fit in with Bath’s World Heritage status, this development is handy for local Chelsea Rd shops, Newbridge Rd bus routes and city centre entertainment whilst the tree lined streets and central square gardens have had time to mature into a haven of tranquility. Residue 999yr lease, £1200pa management charge and council tax band D. Energy Rating C (77)
From Bath city centre, proceed west along the Upper Bristol Rd, forking left at the Weston pub onto Newbridge Road. Turn right into Horstmann Close and the property will be found on the north side of the square.
Agents Notes – the property is well placed for access to local amenities, with the shopping parade of Chelsea Rd 200yds to the east. Bath/Bristol bus services run along Newbridge Rd as does the local Park & Ride service whilst Oldfield Park train station is just under a mile to the southeast. The city centre is 1.5miles to the east, with the last part of the walk through the verdant acres of Royal Victoria Park. Lastly, the Avon cyclepath can be accessed from the end of Station Road, just south of Chelsea Rd.
Historical Notes – The Horstmann Gear Co factory was built in 1915 on the site of Ashman’s Farm in Newbridge. Gustav Horstmann was a clockmaker and builder of precision instruments who came to England, set up his business in Union St in 1854 and lived at No3 Bladud Bldgs in 1871. Gustav’s five sons formed the Horstmann Gear Co in 1904 and Horstmann Cars Ltd in 1913 (building upwards of 2000 cars in Bath from 1920 – 1928)
Interactive floorplan now at http://content.metropix.com/px/4609930