Property of the Day: Brook Cottage, St Catherine, Bath

A Grade II-listed farmhouse surrounded by countryside and woodlands

THE PROPERTY: This delightful mid-17th-century farmhouse is on the market for the first time since 1842. Comprising five bedrooms, a charming pagoda and swimming pool, this historic home has a cosy feel, with well-proportioned accommodation over two floors.

THE LOCATION: Nestled in the beautiful valley of St Catherine, the secluded property is within easy reach of Bath and is surrounded by exquisite countryside and woodlands.

THE INTERIOR: The Grade II-listed detached house maintains its traditional feel with a welcoming open fire in the kitchen/dining-room. Leading on from the kitchen are the cloakroom and utility-room, while the living-room and book-room are located on the other side of the house. Among the three bedrooms is the master en-suite on the second floor, which includes a dressing-room and bathroom. Also arranged over two storeys is the spacious annexe, featuring a large living-room, kitchen/dining-room, story and utility-room and two bedrooms on the upper-ground floor.

WHY WE LOVE IT: The property enjoys the peace and quiet of a rural setting along with magnificent gardens and grounds. There is also the chance to indulge in the alfresco swimming pool and large pagoda.

BUY IT NOW: £1,750,000 with Knight Frank

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