Seventeen The Town House is a Georgian Terraced Town House over 150 years old and has been beautifully redecorated and smartly refurnished to a high standard throughout enhancing all its traditional features to preserve its heritage in this peaceful part of Bath.
Enter the property through wrought iron gates off Camden road and follow the stone path through the front garden towards the steps to make your way through the main entrance door. You are welcomed by a long hallway with a traditional wood & tiled floor. There is plenty of space in the hall to hang your coat and store your shoes. An original spindle staircase leads guests to the first and lower ground floor. Walk through the hallway and you’ll find yourself in the living and dining area which seats six guests around a large dining table. The living room is furnished with comfortable sofas, floor cushions and a footstool. There is a wall mounted wide flatscreen TV with Sonos bar, DVD player & Roberts bluetooth CD/Radio. The sitting and dining rooms are inter-connecting and have exposed wooden floors, two original fireplaces and hand-crafted timber cupboards with plenty of storage.
Walk out of the dining room turning left and you will find yourself in a cleverly arranged space for the study annex, a quiet place to read or plan your stay in Bath. There is downstairs WC cloakroom to save you walking up or downstairs to the bathroom.
The kitchen is close by and is a stunning room basking in natural light from the skylight ceiling. The kitchen has been equipped to a high standard with bespoke storage cupboards, a housekeepers cupboard & drawer units with marble work surfaces, Belfast sink and space for all the usual kitchen appliances.
To keep your toes warm on the stone floor there is under floor heating. The kitchen has a range of new features, a SMEG electric double oven with gas hob, Bosch dishwasher & microwave, Dualit kettle & toaster, Breville panini maker, Pizza stone, Ninja juicer, Nespresso Coffee machine, large selection of pots, pans, serving dishes, storage containers, cooking utensils, cutlery & glass ware. We provide Denby linen china for dining for six guests – everything you need should be there if its not let us know!
Leading off the kitchen is a laundry/utility room which houses a new fridge freezer, AEG washer dryer, Brabantia ironing board & iron, laundry basket and clothes airer.
From the annex you can walk through the back door & take the stone steps up towards the garden where you will find the peace and quiet of the verandah. The veranadah provides sheltered outdoor seating and dining for four to six. Walk on up the steps through a wrought iron gate & you will find a peaceful garden with pretty shrubs, trees, lavender & landscaped lawn to lay your rug out and enjoy the views across Bath. At the end of lawn there is a beautiful summer house on raised timber decking. Take a seat in our wonderful wicker chairs, relax & soak up stunning views over the Bath valley. The summer house has comfortable wicker seating and is a peaceful place to read & enjoy the hills beyond.
Moving back into the house on the first floor, there are two well sized king size bedrooms. They have period fireplaces and wardrobe style cupboards & shelving, one having an outlook to the front and one with a view over the rear garden. Bedroom One has a super king sized bed and bedroom two can be either a super king bed or two super singles. There is a further single bedroom facing to the front with a tallboy and side table for storage. The first floor bathroom has a lovely view from its sash window to the back garden & summerhouse. The bathroom has a roll top bath with a fixed rain shower and oval shower curtain over the bath. There is a small walk in airing cupboard for drying or storage of travel cases.
Walking back down the staircase, the lower ground floor offers a super king size or super single twin beds. There is a large sash window seat facing the front of the house & two wardrobe style cupboards with hanging & shelving space. Along the corridor on the lower ground floor is the rain shower room with a stone ceiling, underfloor heating, heated towel rail, WC & sink.
All the bedrooms have traditional sash windows and are furnished with pretty side tables & lamps, Sonos speakers, hairdryers, black out roman blinds, radiators, good sized beds, comfortable bedding and new mattresses. There are digital safes in the three kingsize bedrooms. Do note that the ceilings in this house will acommodate guests less than 6ft 3".
Outside the town house the front landscaped garden is laid to gravel with a stone pathway leading to the front door. There is a large bin store. We have a holiday parking permit available for guests to use for the surrounding streets if they have a car. Alternatively Bath Spa train & bus station are a short taxi ride or 20 minute walk from the house. Taxis are easy to book and buses are frequent to and from the city centre from the nearby bus stop.
We wish all our guests a wonderful stay in this beautiful Georgian home.