Our Samhain selection – some top November Bath property

With conveyancing still taking 8 – 12 weeks on average, I’m afraid we can’t promise that these Bath properties are available for a pre Christmas move! However, these six currently available local homes are a superb illustration of a wide range of local property from a 1 bed apartment right up to a huge 4 bed detached house –… Read More



Buying property and the art of compromise

Compromise – verb “to allow your principles to be less strong or your standards to be lower” Having spent some of last week filming around the city with some buyers on a certain Channel 4 programme, we have been discussing the essence of compromise quite a bit! As with many potential viewers, we started off with… Read More



Article 4 in Bath – some thoughts on impact 18mths on

By way of introduction, on the 31st May 2012 BANES issued a notice of intention to implement an Article 4 direction. This meant changing the use of a property from C3 (residential) to C4 (HMO) from the 1st July 2013 required planning permission. A House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) is defined by the Housing Act 2004 as: A house… Read More



Looking for low maintenance living in Bath?

If you want to enjoy the World Heritage architecture of Bath without living with some of the maintenance issues of a period property, a modern home in the city might suit you well. Here are three available alternatives for buying or renting – Kempthorne Lane Completed in 2007 off Midford Road by the well respected local… Read More



Minerva Gardens – extended corner plot family home

A three storey five bedroom semi detached family home, tucked away at the bottom of this sought after Southdown Park cul de sac with corner plot level gardens, extensive parking, city views and almost 180sqm of accommodation. Four reception rooms, recently fitted kitchen, conservatory, utility, ground floor W.C, ensuite to master and family bathroom round… Read More



Southdown history notes

No81 The Hollow is first mentioned in the Bath Directory of 1940, as the home of a Mr P Burgess. Houses on the road were built from 1935, often with names like Everest and Mornside. The closest local employer was Blackmore and Langdon Nurseries  (advertised on their website as “the world’s largest growers of exhibition… Read More