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Albert Terrace, Bath BA2 3RZ  - £275,000  

Extended to the side and rear, this beautiful Victorian 713sqft cottage is quietly tucked away in an incredibly convenient spot 250yds from Fieldings Road shopping and under half a mile from Moorland Road/Oldfield station. Beautifully balanced & characterful accommodation over two storeys perfect for a first home or city bolthole. Ground floor dual aspect sitting/dining room leading to kitchen/breakfast room and white three piece bathroom. First floor houses two bedrooms (generous front double and rear single - both with fitted storage). Enclosed 22ft x 15ft suntrap rear garden with side access and bike store. Double glazing and GCH in situ. Private parking available to let opposite. Sole Agents

This was not the only terrace in Bath to be named after Queen Victoria's Prince Consort (the others being Albert Bldgs - now long gone but once stood behind Victoria Buildings next to the old Stothert & Pitt works - and another Albert Terrace in Dolemeads/Widcombe). The first residents at this end of the terrace we can find listed were in 1876;
1 Coates Peter J., gardener, 2 Davis James R., 3 Head Abel, smith, 4 Adlam Samuel, cloth weaver, 5 Starr Jane, laundress
6 Wickham Henry, pensioner

Even by 1885, this part of Bath was relatively sparsely populated with housing - Burnham Rd only had one row (the west side up to the railway, called Burnham Terrace) and what we now know as Argyle Terrace had three separate names (Argyle Terrace, Victoria Terrace and Bloomfield Place). At the time, Albert Terrace overlooked the market garden belonging to No19 Argyle Terrace (occupied by the Crump family who ran a cooperage supplying barrels to the Bath Brewery and other small breweries in Bath).

Local parking is unrestricted on street. However, many of the current terrace residents rent parking spaces or garages opposite and contact details for the landlord can be supplied on request.

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