- Stylish and secluded family home
- Private gardens and grounds 0.55 acres
- 5 bedrooms
- 4 reception rooms
- Accommodation in all, 2,722 sq ft
- Garage and workshop/store
- EPC Rating = E
A beautifully appointed family home situated in private gardens and grounds on the eastern fringes of Bath
Rylston is situated in Bannerdown, a highly sought after location on the outskirts of Bath with the countryside close by, positioned approximately half a mile from the village of Batheaston, three miles from the Georgian city of Bath and eight miles west of the former Wiltshire market town of Chippenham. Local shopping is available within the village.
Bath is a World Heritage Site famed for its Georgian architecture and Roman heritage and provides an extensive range of business, entertainment and cultural facilities along with two universities. There are well regarded schools in both the state and independent sectors and a mainline rail link to London Paddington (journey time from 85 mins) and Bristol Temple Meads (journey time from 15 mins). Junction 18 of the M4 motorway is about 9 miles to the north of the city centre and Bristol Airport is about 18 miles to the west.
Rylston is a superb detached family house situated on the outskirts of the city in one of Bath's most desirable residential locations. Constructed circa 1922 of Bath stone elevations under a tiled roof, Rylston is an imposing period house that enjoys a secluded position within a generous plot of over half an acre. The property is approached from Bannerdown Road via a sweeping gravel bonded driveway and electric gates which opens onto a parking/turning area to the front of the house with access to the workshop/store and garage.
Internally, Rylston is stylishly dressed with well-proportioned accommodation arranged over two floors. An enclosed entrance porch with practical slate tiled floor leads to a spacious reception hall. The reception hall has an elegant wooden floor, stairs to the first floor landing and provides access to the four reception rooms and cloakroom.
The drawing room has a feature fireplace with Jetmaster wood burning unit at its focal point and a south-facing bay window which enjoys a delightful outlook over the gardens and allows light to flood this dual aspect room. The sitting room which also has a fireplace with inset wood burner and French doors which lead out to a veranda (loggia), enclosed to three sides and perfect for alfresco dining.
There is a formal dining room which leads to a comprehensively fitted kitchen/breakfast room complete with shaker style units, integrated dishwasher, fridge/freezer, gas hob and double oven Aga. The open plan nature of these rooms provides considerable flexibility and excellent family accommodation along with access to the garden via French doors. Also on the ground floor is a study, cloakroom and a large utility room and separate boot room.
On the first floor are five bedrooms. There is a master bedroom with a dual aspect and walk in shower room. The principal guest bedroom is of particular note as doors lead onto a spacious roof terrace - a real sun trap from which there are superb views. There are 3 further bedrooms, one with en suite shower room and a family bathroom.
Rylston has beautifully kept level gardens which surround the house and extend to approximately 0.55 acres. There are areas of lawn on all sides of the property and numerous flower borders, well stocked with plants and shrubs. Mature trees provide a degree of privacy and seclusion. There are also a number of different paved seating areas which allow you to follow the sun throughout the day around the home. To one end of the house there is a large and practical workshop/store providing ideal storage space.
Square Footage: 2722 sq ft
Acreage: 0.55 Acres
Proceed out of Bath on the A4 London Road towards Chippenham. On reaching the Batheaston bypass go straight ahead following the signs for Batheaston. Proceed through the village and after the shops proceed straight over at the mini roundabout, following the signpost for Colerne into Bannderdown Road. The property can be found on the right hand side opposite Court Gardens.
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