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Stamp of approval: Three Bath properties for sale under £500,000

By James Dredge, Associate, Knight Frank Bath New Homes:

Following the announcement from the UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, that those purchasing a main residence under £500,000 will be exempt from paying Stamp Duty, it stands to reason that now is as good a time as ever to buy. With this fillip in their step, demand from buyers has soared over recent weeks with savings of up to £15,000 to be had. Whether it’s your first step on the property ladder or an investment to provide income during retirement Knight Frank in Bath have a selection of beautiful properties to suit your requirements.  

Below we’ve compiled a selection of property for sale, from a handsome two-bedroom apartment on the iconic Great Pulteney Street, to a contemporary two-bedroom house at York Mews just off the London Road. 

Hope Chapel Apartments, BA1

Located on Lower Borough Walls opposite the 5* Gainsborough Bath Spa Hotel, this former 18th century chapel has been have been sympathetically restored with the development consisting of 7 apartments and 1 house along with a ground floor commercial unit. There are 2, one bedroom apartments and 1, two bedroom apartment available with prices from £315,000 – £475,000. The building has lift access and has been finished to a high standard. 

York Mews, BA1

Located just off of London Road, York Mews consists of 4 new build houses which have the benefit of 1 parking space and a private garden per house. These spacious two double bedroom homes are within 1 mile level walk of the city centre. This development has the added benefit of being eligible for Help to Buy, a government equity loan scheme whereby purchasers can use a 5% deposit to purchase. These houses are ideal for young professionals and first time buyers as well as those looking to downsize. Prices start from £400,000. 

Connaught Mansions, BA2

Located on the prestigious Great Pulteney Street, this apartment is beautifully presented and forms part of a Grade I listed Georgian building which has been sensitively refurbished to an exceptional standard. The property comes with the added benefit of secure parking and is the ideal home for those seeking city centre living. Currently on the market at a guide price of £500,000. 

If you would like further information on any of these properties or would like to discuss your own property search in more detail please do not hesitate to get in touch. 

James Dredge is a New Homes Associate in Knight Frank’s Bath office