Lot 01 - Ravenswell Lodge, Charlcombe, Bath, BA1 9BQ

  • Unconditional Online Auction Sale
  • Guide Price* : £715,000+

Once in a generation opportunity to acquire this unique property comprising; 1 x detached 3 bedroom lodge house in need of cosmetic updating with potential to extend and reconfigure to create an outstanding family home set in grounds of c.4.42 acres in the popular Charlcombe area of Bath. The land could be suitable for a variety of uses (subject to gaining the necessary consents).


Situation & Description

This truly unique opportunity is situated in the popular Charlcombe area of Bath, adjacent to Lansdown and approximately 2 miles north of Bath city centre - a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

On the market for the first time in over 75 years, the house and land offers the incoming buyer a wide variety of uses depending on their individual needs but the location and rare nature of this opportunity is bound to generate interest both locally and from buyers looking to relocate to the Georgian city from further afield.

With a truly rural feel, the house benefits from: Entrance Hall, Living Room, Kitchen, Dining Room, 3 Bedrooms and Bathroom with off-street parking for 1-2 cars. The gardens have been lovingly tended for many years and lead to a well-maintained lawned area leading to the meadow which stretches out from the house and covers an approximate 4.42 acres including wooded area as well as a separate entrance at the far end of the meadow and a large, unused pig sty.

The house, now in need of general cosmetic updating has potential (subject to gaining planning permission) to be extended to the side and rear to create a large, detached, modern family home with the land offering a plethora of options (again subject to obtaining the necessary consents) to include; long-term residential development potential, paddock land, equestrian use, stabling, commercial use (glamping or outdoor pursuits/venue) or simply be enjoyed as a wild meadow.

Buyers are advised to do their own due diligence as to the suitability and viability of any changes of use or alterations to the existing house or adjoining land.

Auctioneer's Note
Interested parties are made aware that the owners currently live in the property and viewers are asked not to trespass on the land without being accompanied by a member of staff from My Auction or their joint auctioneers, Strattons & Partners. This is a sensitive sale so please respect the owner's wishes.

Block viewing times will be made available so please call the numbers below to book a viewing:

My Auction: 0207 101 4868
Strattons & Partners: 01225 683 182

Interested parties are also made aware that there will be a longer completion date applied to the sale of the property. Full details are included in the Special Conditions of Sale contained in the Legal Pack on www.my-auction.co.uk

Auction Details
The lot is to be sold by online auction on Wednesday 17th August at 4pm (bidding opens on Tuesday 16th August at 6pm)

All interested parties who wish to bid or view the Legal Pack, please contact My Auction on 0207 101 4868

Please note that a Buyer’s Premium of 1.2% inc.VAT of the purchase price is to be paid by the successful Buyer subject to a minimum fee of £2,400 (inc of VAT).

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* Generally speaking Guide Prices are provided as an indication of each seller's minimum expectation, i.e. 'The Reserve'. They are not necessarily figures which a property will sell for and may change at any time prior to the auction. Virtually every property will be offered subject to a Reserve (a figure below which the Auctioneer cannot sell the property during the auction) which we expect will be set within the Guide Range or no more than 10% above a single figure Guide.

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