Brunel Crescent and Brunel Mews consists of 12 two-bedroom apartments and three three-bedroom penthouses and four two-bedroom cottages. The age covenant for Brunel Crescent is 55 whilst there is no age covenant for the Mews.
Box is a small village famous for its railway tunnel built by Brunel 300 feet below ground level. It is also where The Rev. W.V Awdry wrote Thomas the Tank Engine and lived as a boy. Local quarries were used as an aircraft factory in the 1940s and also for safe storage of the nation's treasures. John Wood the Elder was responsible for Shockerwick House about two miles west of the village.
The centre of Box is just a short walk from Brunel Crescent and Brunel Mews and is home to a comprehensive selection of local services, including convenience store, off-licence, newsagent, post office, butcher, cafes, pubs, churches, library, petrol station, doctor's surgery and chemist. There is a recreation ground with tennis courts and sports pitches and a variety of local societies and clubs, including bowls, bridge, WI, gardening and art group. The village also benefits from two nearby popular golf courses and several Spa Hotels are located in the surrounding area
The rich heritage and stunning scenery of the local area offers plenty of things to do and places to see including the perfectly preserved National Trust village of Lacock, idyllic Castle Combe and picturesque Bradford on Avon, all within easy reach. An impressive variety of countryside trails nearby also provide countless walking opportunities.
For a change of pace, the city of Bath, a World Heritage Site with its outstanding architecture, has a superb selection of shops, theatres and museums. The city boasts an extensive range of entertainment covering art, culture and leisure plus a huge choice of places to enjoy good food.
Facilities : At Brunel Crescent you live privately and independently in your own home, surrounded by beautifully landscaped and maintained gardens. Day to day tasks will be the responsibility of the management company, who will look after the upkeep and management of Brunel Crescent. This includes cleaning of communal areas, repairs and maintenance of communal areas and facilities.
The residents' Pavilion, with adjacent courtyard, is a unique feature and provides a cosy, communal space in which residents and their friends can relax and enjoy refreshments from the kitchen server.
The dedicated Estate Manager will oversee the everyday management of the development and is on hand to offer help and advice when needed. They will keep a neighbourly eye on properties whilst owners are away. The Estate Manager provides care and concierge and support for residents of Brunel Crescent if required. The service charge, payable collectively by the apartment owners of Brunel Crescent is based upon indicative costs which can be obtained from Blue View Properties.
Box is situated on the Old Bath Road about five miles northeast of Bath. Corsham is three miles and Chippenham seven miles. Trains to London (Paddington) from Bath take an hour and a half.