Midford, Bath

£600,000
  • Ref: 12089
  • Type: Detached House
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Tenure: Freehold

Property Features

  • Grade II listed
  • Quarter acre gardens
  • Detached lodge and separate annex/garage
  • Plenty of private parking
  • Superb rural views
  • 3 miles to city centre
  • Retained character
  • Planning for annex conversion
  • Adjacent to Tucking Mill / Two Tunnels walks
  • Private woodland

Property Summary

A castellated Grade II listed gem with extensive gardens, stunning rural views and a separate annex ripe for conversion - this c1770s gatehouse to Midford Castle is now a gloriously characterful detached two bedroom home with private grounds, plenty of parking and huge potential for extra income generation/business opportunity. Planning granted for converting the detached ensuite studio & garage to fully self contained extra accommodation or working premises. Front, side and rear gardens approaching a quarter acre plus a section of private woodland. Just beyond the southern fringe of the city itself, convenient for Combe Down shops and Castle Farm shop. Tucking Mill/Two Tunnels walks in the valley below. Sole Agents

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AGENTS NOTES A castellated Grade II listed gem with extensive gardens, stunning rural views and a separate annex ripe for conversion - this c1770s gatehouse to Midford Castle is now a gloriously characterful detached two bedroom home with private grounds, plenty of parking and huge potential for extra income generation/business opportunity. Planning granted for converting the detached ensuite studio & garage to fully self contained extra accommodation or working premises. Front, side and rear gardens approaching a quarter acre plus a section of private woodland. Just beyond the southern fringe of the city itself, convenient for Combe Down shops and Castle Farm shop. Tucking Mill/Two Tunnels walks in the valley below. Sole Agents



A charming and beautifully presented detached Grade II Listed 18th Century lodge house situated on the edge of the grounds of Midford Castle which is approximately ¼ mile away down a private drive. The village of Midford is situated about three miles south of Bath city centre.



Midford Tower Lodge is attached to the ornate gate leading to Midford Castle off the Midford Road. The property sits in extensive grounds approaching a quarter of an acre and comprises two main structures - the Lodge itself and a detached annexe with double garage under. There is a small two floor outbuilding and log store between the two main buildings. The gardens surround the property on three sides and are divided into formal areas, orchard and wildflower meadow. At the bottom of the meadow, there is access to private woodland. The Lodge, annex and gardens enjoy superb views to the north and east over to Tucking Mill and Combe Down.



The double garage with studio and shower room above has planning permission to be further converted into living accommodation. The ensuite studio is already being used for occasional AirB&B but the whole building would make an excellent one/two bedroom annex for income generation or a dependent relative. Alternatively, it would be a perfect space for running a business from home.

KITCHEN Double aspect with views. Ceramic tiled floor. Full range of wall, base and drawer units. One and a half bowl sink with mixer tap over. Electric oven with ceramic hob with extractor over. Door to front of property. Radiator.

DINING ROOM Two windows overlooking front garden. Ceramic tiled floor. Small porch with two windows and door leading to rear of property. Dual-fuel burner. Radiator. Steps up to:

SITTING ROOM Window overlooking front garden and door to front. Wooden floorboards. Radiator. Enclosed staircase with storage cupboard below.

BATHROOM Window to side. Ceramic tiled floor. White suite comprising panelled bath, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Chrome towel radiator.

LOBBY Ceramic tiled floor. Storage cupboard. Coat hooks.

BEDROOM 1 Full height stone mullion window to side and stone mullion window to rear. Painted wooden floorboards. Built-in wardrobes. Storage cupboard housing hot water cylinder. NB. Corridor to second bedroom could be formed. Steps down to:

BEDROOM 2 Window to front and two circular windows to side and rear. Wooden floorboards. Two built in wardrobes. Fitted bookshelves.

DOUBLE GARAGE Up-and-over garage door, door and window to front. Windows to side and rear. Door to rear. Light and power.

STUDIO Wooden flooring. Fully glazed gable end. With external balcony leading to external staircase down to ground level.

SHOWER ROOM Wooden flooring. White suite comprising shower cubicle, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin.

OUTBUILDING Utility room at drive level with space and plumbing for washing machine, freezer and tumble dryer. Storage cellar below and covered log store to side.

GARDENS Midford Tower Lodge is approached via a private drive from the main Castle drive. Parking is available for at least four vehicles. Lawned front gardens with mature trees and shrubs.



120ft x 40ft gardens to rear of the Lodge - additional gravelled overflow parking area, lawns, gated pedestrian access to front, mature fruit trees and a pond.



110ft x 55ft gardens below the annex - primarily wildflower meadow with hedges to sides and access to a section of private woodland at the rear.

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