Sydney Place Garden Apartment
Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 3
This newly restored and very stylish Georgian apartment for 2 (or 3 with sofa bed), with large garden and private parking, makes for a handsome city residence. This splendid building was part of a grand terrace planned by Thomas Baldwin around 1795. Tall sash windows with working shutters overlook a beautiful city landmark which is fabulously illuminated at night. It`s a grand affair with lofty ceilings, ornate cornicing, decorative marble fire-places and table-tops, gorgeous mirrors and comfortable contemporary furnishings. Just a short 5 minute level walk along one of Bath`s most splendid avenues to the city centre with impressive views of Bath`s famous architecture at every step, and Jane Austen a former resident next door (from 1801 to 1805). Newly renovated in 2013 this property has received a 4 star gold from Quality and Tourism.
The glamorous living room has a 2-seater sofa (that can be used as a sofa-bed), and an armchair, in front of a TV with DVD, along with a selection of films and games. A dining table seats 4 and marble desk has wi-fi and radio/ipod/ipad docking.
The peaceful bedroom continues the classic theme with a large carved mirror over a marble fire-place. The large 6` superking double bed is a zip and link that can become two singles should you prefer. There is a wardrobe, chest of drawers and a decorative shelf with a selection of novels.
The smartly tiled bathroom has a bath with shower over, a hand-basin with storage under and a WC.
Past the lobby and along a short corridor is a well equipped contemporary blue and cream fitted kitchen. Inside is an electric hob and oven, a large fridge and separate freezer, small dishwasher and a washing machine combined with a dryer. A glazed door opens to a small boot room and utility with another door into a large courtyard private garden. Secure double gates screen a large parking area for 1 car.
The beautiful Holburne Museum of Art was originally designed as the Sydney Hotel and was built by Charles Harcourt Masters in 1796. It was a social gathering place within the Sydney Pleasure gardens which stretch from the road to the Kennet and Avon Canal. You can play tennis on the public courts or walk/bike along the scenic canal towpath for lovely views of Bath. For Bath Narrow boats and Bath Bike Hire tel. 01225 447276
This quiet apartment is away from the city bustle but a short 5 minute stroll through delightful Henrietta Gardens into the city centre with many beautiful historic sites to explore nearby, along with excellent shops, restaurants, bars, galleries and museums. Around the corner is The Pulteney arms, a well-loved local with good pub food and further up on Bathwick Street is a convenient store, newsagent, and deli with coffee shop. The closest supermarket is Waitrose in the city. Book a treatment at the Thermae Spa, a show at The Theatre Royal, an evening at the Komedia comedy club, or dinner at one of Bath`s fabulous restaurants.
There is a private drive for 1 car. Alternatively the Bath Spa train and coach stations are only a 7 minute walk away.
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
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12 Jul 2014
"Excellent accommodation in great location!"
The property was well furnished, clean and with everything you could need for your stay. Although positioned on the street it was surprisingly very quiet. Less than half a mile walk into the town d… More
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