Let Agreed £3,500 pcm - Detached House
Merton Lodge on a slightly elevated position, is located on the North Eastern outskirts of the popular village of Batheaston, to the east of the Georgian City of Bath. The village lies at the foot of the A46 arterial route servicing the M4 Junction 18 (Tormarton), A4 and A420 to Chippenham which is most convenient for commuting to Bath, Bristol and London. The village itself offers an unexpectedly wide variety of local amenities including a post office, doctor’s surgery, choice of schools (various primary schools and Kingswood/King Edwards and The Royal High), chemist, mini supermarket, fish and chip shop and Public Houses. Bath City Centre, with its wider variety of shopping, sporting, cultural and leisure facilities, is within approximately 2 miles and there are regular bus services from the Village to the Georgian City. The City also offers a railway station with high speed links to London Paddington (approx 90 mins), Bristol Temple Meads, and the West Country rail network.
Merton Lodge is believed to have been built in the mid 1800s and was formerly one of the lodge houses to Bailbrook House. It is an elegant and attractive detached villa built out of Monk’s Park Stone, a very good quality stone originating form Corsham Quarry. The property has been fully refurbished by the present owner to include; new central heating, plumbing and electrics. The windows and roof has been overhauled. The accommodation is laid out over four floors with well proportioned rooms and fine detailing throughout. The property is initially approached via a shared driveway which leads to a private driveway, and a garage block belonging to the property. There is a generous parking area, attractive gardens both to front and rear, and an additional paddock to the rear of the garaging. The accommodation is in the main part of the house and is approached via steps to the front which lead into a reception hall, dining room, drawing room and a kitchen/breakfast room with hand built range of units. At first floor level there are three bedrooms and a main bathroom, with the master and second bedroom both having provision for installation of en suite facilities if so required. On the second floor are two further bedrooms with an additional bathroom. At lower ground floor level there is a further sitting room, bedroom/study, shower room and kitchenette, all of which can be separately accessed.