Jane Austen lived at 1 The Paragon when she first moved to Bath with her family in the early 1800s.
The Georgian elite would have arrived at the property by horse drawn carriage or sedan chair.
A view of The Paragon when it was first conceived as a beautiful sweep of a crescent at the height of Georgian Bath.
Ancient steps lead from the fashionable front area of the house down to the city’s artisan quarter at Walcot.
Luxuriate in the roof top pool at the Thermae Bath Spa between shopping trips and eating out.
Perfect for early evening drinks, the gated sitting out area at the front is bathed in sunshine from mid afternoon until sunset.
The servants room at the top now has an ensuite shower and stunning views across the rooftops to Ralph Allen’s Sham Castle.
The whole house is rich in period features and antique furnishings.
Luxury materials combine with premium quality beds to provide the ultimate in style and comfort.
Another ensuite. The chandelier room on the second floor has its own bath and shower room.
The Paragon is ideally positioned for shops, with Milsom Street just 100 yards away and Pulteney Bridge a 5 minute promenade.
The first floor bedroom which has views across to distant fields can be arranged as a twin or double.
The option of an additional day bed makes this bedroom ideal for family or close friends.
The characterful Georgian staircase retains its original wooden handrails on both sides.
The ancient steps leading up to The Paragon have been an inspiration for artists over the years including the renowned Sir Hugh Casson.
The state-of-the-art servant’s kitchen has luxury appliances by Smeg and includes everything for today’s master chef.
The Dining Room looks down towards the kitchen and the table seats up to 10 for dinner parties.
The original Georgian range would have included both cooking and hot water options.
The King’s Bath in the city centre still has it’s original Roman lining.
The sitting room still retains its original Georgian archway and original fireplace from the 1790s.
1a The Paragon has an amazing history and has been – amogst other things, a hosiery shop, a tea room and a famous wine bar!
Bath is famous for its entertainments, festivals and culture.
1a The Paragon is a complete Georgian townhouse in the heart of historic Bath.
The Paragon is decorated ready for a wonderful Christmas welcome from early December
The whole of Bath is especially festive in December with the Christmas Lights and the annual Market - and don't forget the January Sales!