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C.1850 4 Storey Townhouse
Beautiful Terrace of Just 5 Properties
Elevated Views Across the City
Well Presented & Many Period Features
Flexible Living Accommodation
Open Plan Kitchen Diner with Bi-Folding Doors onto Garden
Landscaped Private Garden with Rear Access
2 Double Bedrooms with Ensuite
0.2 Miles From St Andrews Park, 0.5 Miles to Gloucester Road
2584 sq ft
A rare opportunity to purchase an exceptional four storey town house elevated above the city in St Andrews.
Comprising of just 5 properties on the terrace. No.2 Ashley Court Road is one of just two full remaining houses.
Constructed in c.1850 the pretty bath stone fronted building is set on a beautiful raised terrace with communal lawn serving the five properties. Set back from the road, the terrace is unique for the area and benefits from unobstructed views across the city from the first floor and above.
This quiet quarter of town is just 300m from St Andrews Park and is 0.5 miles away from Gloucester Road. The location is quiet and peaceful yet is close to all of the city's amenities including Montpelier train station (0.4 miles away) and is within 1 mile of the city centre.
From the front door, the accommodation comprises a spacious living room with beautiful period detailing including ornate ceiling cornice and rose, Carrara marble fireplace and polished original floorboards. Twin floor to ceiling windows look out onto the sandstone arches and pillars with the planted private from garden beyond.
At the back of the house is an impressive, modern kitchen which contrasts beautifully with otherwise traditional details throughout the house. The incredible floor to ceiling slim frame bi-folding doors connect the kitchen to the garden seamlessly when opened. The kitchen itself comprises a range of handleless units with quartz worktops and the floor is finished in whitewashed boards. All appliances are integrated or built in.
In the middle of the house is the central staircase. Beneath the stairs at ground level is a useful downstairs w/c and washbasin.
Stairs lead up to first floor accommodation where there is an additional living room/drawing room at the front of the house. The period features in this room mimic that of the living room at ground floor level below yet this room is even more impressive as it spans the full width of the property and has elevated views with city glimpses.
At the back of the house, a large double bedroom with West facing windows onto the garden. The room has a large storage cupboard in the back corner and an ensuite shower room including w/c and washbasin.
Second floor accommodation is arranged as a luxury master suite. At the front of the house, a large double bedroom with unobstructed views across the city below and the countryside out towards Bath on the horizon. The room features an original fireplace, ceiling coving and a large storage cupboard.
At the back of the second floor is an office room with a large window looking onto the back garden below. Next door is a bathroom suite comprising a fully tiled walk in shower, free standing bath, tiled floor, built in storage below vanity mirror and tiled floor and walls to half height. A large obscure glazed window floods the room with light.
At the top of the house are two further bedrooms and a bathroom. The room at the front of the house has the most exceptional views in the house. Twin arch windows frame the cityscape and picturesque countryside beyond. The room is tranquil and peaceful being situated so far above the bustling city below. This room spans the full width of the house and is currently arranged as a living/dining room with kitchenette. At the back of the third floor, an additional double bedroom opening onto ensuite shower room with w/c and washbasin.
Externally, the walled rear garden is West facing receiving lots of natural light and afternoon sun. It has been thoughtfully landscaped to include a water feature, mature shrubs, planted beds and pathway leading up to a rear patio area with hot tub. The large deck area off the kitchen is complemented by the bi-folding door that connect the outside and inside without interruption when opened.
There is rear access to the property via a gate that opens onto a shared path with the other four properties on the terrace. Pedestrian access leads out onto Sommerville Road South where there is unrestricted road parking here and on the several adjacent quiet roads.
This beautiful townhouse located on this sought after terrace offers a vast amount of space arranged across four floors. Finished to an excellent standard and specification, the property is well presented and must be seen for its setting, size and beauty to be fully appreciated.
For more information about this property, please contact Elephant, BS7 on +44 117 295 7249 * (local rate)
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