Price £1,000,000 - New Instruction

  • Grade II listed Georgian townhouse
  • Open plan reception rooms
  • Extended kitchen
  • Landscaped 90ft garden
  • Four double bedrooms
  • Bathroom and shower room
  • Garage and block paved off road parking
  • Elevated no through road in Camden with panoramic views

Highbury Place is an elevated and peaceful no through road on the lower slopes of Camden. Number 4 forms part of an architecturally impressive terrace of elegant Grade II listed circa 1824 three storey Georgian townhouses with sweeping panoramic views, beautifully established 90ft garden, block paved off road and garage parking with an independent electric supply boxed to the side boundary wall.

The ground floor comprises of an entrance leading to a hallway with upgraded engineered oak flooring and an elegant staircase with attractive banister and spindles. The front reception room with restored sash front window and window shutters has pine tongue and groove floorboards and a grilled cast iron open fireplace with stone hearth, wooden surround and mantel. A wide opening from this room leads to the dining room with a woodburning stove to an open fireplace with stone hearth, wooden mantel and surround. The extended kitchen to the rear has a combination of granite and wooden worktops, some integrated appliances and a large side window with a view of the walled courtyard rear garden. A bathroom to the rear of the hallway completes the ground floor.

As you make your way upstairs, there is a half landing with large sash window. The first floor accommodation includes a full width main bedroom to the front with two sash windows, ceiling cornice, original skirting boards and a grilled cast iron fireplace with slate hearth, carved stone surround and wooden mantel. There are matching built in alcove wardrobes either side of the fireplace. The second bedroom to the rear has an open ashlar fireplace with wooden mantel and alcove cupboards.

The second floor landing is much larger than the first floor landing with natural light from a velux window. Bedroom three to the front takes in the most spectacular view to the south and east and the fourth bedroom to the rear is also a good sized double. There is also a shower room on this floor with glazed shower enclosure, hand basin and WC.

The gardens include a walled rear courtyard garden accessed from the kitchen and a wonderful 90ft south east facing front garden directly opposite the terrace. The front garden has been carefully and sympathetically designed with an elevated seating terrace to the side and rear of the garage offering a fabulous view with steps down to an established lawned area with shrub beds and borders. As you meander to the lower seating terrace, you pass an interesting variety of small trees including apple and pear trees, a cherry tree, a black lace elder tree and a sophora sun king tree. A tranquil and secluded sunken seating terrace to the back of the garden is surrounded by fan trained fruit trees alongside slatted side and rear fencing and a stand alone trellis support.


Highbury Place is a no through road on the lower slopes of Camden within a mile from the hustle and bustle of Walcot Street. Local amenities on Claremont and Fairfield Park include a doctors surgery, pharmacy, convenience store, hairdressers, a gents barbers, the Claremont public house and the Fairfield Arms ale house.

Atelier nursery on Dover Place is within 200 metres and local schools include St Stephens primary school with both the Royal High and Kingswood independent schools within a mile. St Saviour's infants and junior schools and St Marks secondary schools are also within a mile.

Bath city centre is a downhill walk with the option of avoiding the London Road by walking along Seymour Road, joining Lyndhurst Terrace that leads to Margarets Hill where you can enter Walcot Street adjacent to Hedgemead Park. There is also the option of a regular bus service to Bath city centre and Bath Spa train station from Camden Road.

Larkhall village is within a mile in the other direction offering a range of independent shops and cafes including the Larkhall Butchers, Goodies Deli, a greengrocers, Larkhall Deli, a Co-Operative supermarket and an independent bookshop. There is also the Rondo theatre and the Oriel Hall offering Pilates and meditation classes.

Charlcombe, Wooley and Lansdown are all accessible offering fantastic countryside walks and the BA1 postcode makes M4 motorway access straightforward via Lansdown.


In addition to the renovation and restoration of the property between 1994 and 1997, in more recent years the property has undergone a series of improvements including:

1. The renovation and rebuilding of the sash windows in November 2019.
2. A new flat roof to the kitchen and bathroom in January 2021.
3. Engineered oak flooring to the hallway in August 2016.
4. A new garage roof in the summer of 2023.
5. The installation of an independent electric source to the block paved off road parking area opposite the property in April 2021.
6. The installation of a woodburning stove to the dining room in 2012.
7. Remedial work to the roof and chimney stack in 2016
8. Remedial roofing repair to the front and centre gulleys and repointing of the exterior parapet wall.


There are two freehold titles associated with the sale of 4 Highbury Place, both in the names of the current owners. The property itself including the rear courtyard garden, the off road parking area to the front, the garage and a portion of the front garden is on one freehold title with a separate freehold title for the lower section of the front garden.

Entrance - 6'10" (2.08m) x 3'8" (1.12m)
Tiled floor. Ceiling cornice. Meter cupboard. Partially glazed door to hallway.

Hallway - 17'6" (5.33m) Max x 5'10" (1.78m) Max
Engineered oak flooring. Ceiling cornice. Staircase, banister and spindles. Understair cupboard. Open understair storage with shelving.

Reception Room - 15'0" (4.57m) x 13'8" (4.17m)
Sash front window with window shutters. Tongue and groove pine floorboards. Grilled cast iron open fireplace, stone hearth, wooden surround and mantel. Alcove storage cupboard with smart gas meter. Radiator. Opening to dining room.

Dining Room - 13'0" (3.96m) x 11'0" (3.35m)
Sash rear window. Tongue and groove pine floorboards. Open fireplace with `Morso Owl` woodburning stove, stone hearth, wooden mantel and surround. Alcove storage cupboard with stop cock to rear. Radiator.

Kitchen - 18'6" (5.64m) x 6'2" (1.88m)
Double glazed window to side. Double glazed side door to courtyard rear garden. Vinyl wood effect flooring. Combination of granite and wooden worktops with one and a half sink and drainer inset to the granite. Five ring gas hob with stainless steel extractor over. Electric oven. Tiled splashbacks to rear and side walls. Integrated Bosch dishwasher. Kitchen cupboards and drawers with wall mounted corner cupboard. Worcester gas boiler (installed in 2014 and serviced annually). Radiator.

Ground Floor Bathroom - 8'4" (2.54m) x 6'0" (1.83m)
Double glazed rear window. Part tiled walls. Vinyl tile effect flooring. Tongue and groove panelled bath with shower over and glass shower screen. Hand basin. LLWC. Fitted wall cupboards with towel rail under. Wall light point. Extractor fan. Radiator.

First Floor Landing - 11'2" (3.4m) x 5'10" (1.78m)
Staircase with rear sash window to half landing, banister and spindles. Ceiling cornice. Wall light point.

Bedroom 1 - 19'7" (5.97m) x 13'4" (4.06m)
Two sash windows to front. Ceiling cornice. Original skirting boards. Grilled cast iron fireplace, slate hearth, carved stone surround and wooden mantel. Matching built in alcove wardrobes. Radiator.

Bedroom 2 - 13'0" (3.96m) x 11'2" (3.4m)
Sash window to rear. Ceiling cornice. Picture rails. Open ashlar fireplace with wooden mantel. Alcove cupboards. Radiator.

Second Floor Landing - 17'6" (5.33m) Max x 6'9" (2.06m) Max
Staircase with rear sash window to half landing, banister and spindles. Double glazed velux window. Ceiling loft hatches to front and rear sections of the roof. Radiator. Wall light point.

Bedroom 3 - 13'5" (4.09m) x 11'7" (3.53m)
Sash window to front. Sealed fireplace with Ashlar surround. Alcove cupboard. Radiator.

Bedroom 4 - 13'0" (3.96m) x 11'0" (3.35m)
Sash window to rear. Alcove cupboard. Shelved alcove. Radiator.

Shower Room - 7'3" (2.21m) x 6'9" (2.06m)
Sash window to front. Vinyl tile effect flooring. Glazed shower enclosure. Vanity hand basin unit. LLWC. Heated towel rail. Extractor fan.

Courtyard Rear Garden - 19'6" (5.94m) Max x 11'7" (3.53m) Max
Walled with combination of patio and concrete floor. Tap. Open canopied porch area with side door to kitchen.

Off Road Parking Area - 20'4" (6.2m) Max x 20'3" (6.17m) Max
Walls to sides. Block paved with trellis fencing and garden access to rear. Electric source box installed to the side wall in readiness for installation of an electric meter separate to that of the property that could be used for an electric vehicle charge point or for a garden studio (this cost the current owners in the region of £2000 to have installed).

Garage - 18'0" (5.49m) x 10'0" (3.05m)
Up and over door. Side window. Replacement roof in summer of 2023.

Front Garden - 90'0" (27.43m) Approx x 18'8" (5.69m)
Elevated patio seating area to the side and rear of the garage with trellis fencing. Raised railway sleeper bed. Gravelled steps and path to rear. Side boundary wall. Side boundary fence. Lawn. Established shrub and plant borders. Pond. Enclosed patio seating area to rear with fan trained apple trees to the side and rear slatted fence panels and fan trained conference pear tree to a stand alone front trellis support to the front. Cherry tree. Black lace elder tree. Sophora sun king tree.

Council Tax
Bath And North East Somerset Council, Band E

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