- Period property
- Within in the heart of the village
- Spacious family home
- Original period features and characteristics
- Opportunity for Multigenerational living or Airbnb
An extremely rare opportunity to purchase a beautiful five-bedroom period property, with charming characteristics and original features within the heart of the sought-after village of Rode, only 9 miles south of Bath.
Introducing Japonica House –
In the heart of the village Japonica House was previously the village general store with the original cellar in place making great storage. Following being a general store the property was originally two houses Japonica House and Pear Cottage that the currently owners have lovingly renovated to be a wonderfully spacious family home with potential of a separate annexe for multi-generational living or as an Air BnB.
The Walk Through -
Tucked away down a quiet lane off the high street the main entrance hall with its original tiles has plenty of cloak room space. To the front of the property there is a good size living room previously the store front with large windows that flood the room with natural light and a feature fireplace housing a Scandinavian log burner. There is also a versatile reception room to the front of the property which is currently used as a treatment room but could be a further bedroom, playroom, or formal dining room. The kitchen is fitted with original floor tiles, wall and base units with a Rangemaster cooker, space for dishwasher and fridge freezer, the kitchen is spacious enough for a large dining table. The kitchen opens into a light and spacious family room with another Scandinavian log burner and window overlooking the garden. Beyond is a useful utility room with sink and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer while offering plenty of storage space and with access to the rear garden. From the entrance hall, stairs rise to a spacious landing on the first floor, to the rear of the property is a double bedroom with built in storage and ensuite bathroom with separate shower and bath. To the front of the property there is a shower room, two double bedrooms and a single bedroom currently set up as a dressing room. Above the family room is a double bedroom with separate access and ensuite shower room, this would be perfect for multi-generational living, or if separated it would make a lovely holiday let. The property benefits from three boarded attics and a spacious tanked wine cellar perfect for extra storage.
The Mediterranean Courtyard -
Externally there is a large, low maintenance Mediterranean style courtyard garden with a water fountain, palm trees, fruit trees and rear access to four allocated parking spaces. The garden is perfect for outdoor entertainment with a good level of afternoon and evening sun. The village of Rode offers a large playing field and park hosting events such as the popular annual village day, there are many walks including connections to near by villages along River Frome.
On the Doorstep -
The village of Rode benefits from a its very own chocolate shop, local friendly pub, riverside restaurant, primary school, post office, shop, and cafe as well as a village hall with a large play area. There are many footpaths with wonderful walks through glorious surrounding countryside. Council Tax Band - F, EPC - D, Services - Mains electricity, Mains gas, Mains water, Mains drainage.
Property Ref: EAXML10957_11407936