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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Fore Street, Wylye, Wiltshire, BA12

Under Offer £745,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Five bedrooms
  • Self contained annexe
  • Carport
  • Five reception rooms
  • Direct access to London
  • Private gardens
  • Evident period features

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Situated in the popular village of Wylye, Vine Cottage is a delightful and deceptively spacious five bedroom family home occupying a good size plot. The property has been extended over the years to provide versatile and extensive accommodation. Built with a mixture of brick, flint and stone in the 17th century, this charming home retains much of its original features including exposed wooden beams and high Georgian ceilings.

The accommodation is nicely presented throughout with most of its principal rooms having a southerly aspect benefiting from views over the beautiful gardens. The ground floor comprises of a generous entrance hall, a drawing room with French doors leading out to the garden and an open fireplace enclosed with ornate wood. The sitting room, which has double doors to the drawing room, is dual aspect and has a feature wood burner. The dining room is situated in the original part of the house and has exposed wooden beams and original flagstone flooring. The kitchen, which is fitted with a range of floor and wall units, has views over the beautiful gardens. The breakfast room has been converted from an outhouse by the previous owners and is accessed through stable doors. There is also a shower room, utility room and larder on the ground floor. The first floor has four sizeable bedrooms all with fitted wardrobes and serviced by two family bathrooms. There is a further single bedroom/study.

To the side of the property is a detached annexe, perfect for extended family, and has been fitted with a large kitchen/breakfast room, sitting room and double bedroom with en-suite shower room.

Viewing this property is a must to fully appreciate the scope and potential of this wonderful family home.


Vine Cottage is found in the heart of the village of Wylye, a highly desirable village situated amidst picturesque countryside in the beautiful Wylye Valley. Local amenities include a post office/shop, church, village hall and The Bell Inn public house. The area offers a variety of excellent rural pursuits including walking, horse riding, cycling and fishing on the River Wylye.

The nearby town of Warminster has a good range of shopping and leisure facilities including a library, sports centre, churches, doctors and dentist surgeries, hospital and the renowned Warminster School. It also benefits from a mainline railway station to London Waterloo (123minutes) as do Salisbury and Grateley. The A303 gives good access to London, via the M3, and to the West Country and the A36 also provides good road access to Bath approximately 25 miles. Local attractions include Longleat House and Safari Park, Stourhead and Salisbury Plain.

There is a wide selection of excellent schooling in the area including Dauntseys, St Mary's Shaftesbury, Port Regis, Chafyn Grove, The Cathedral School and Godolphin.


The cottage is well positioned to the front of its gardens with a gated driveway providing access to the annexe, two bay car port, garden store and ample further parking for multiple vehicles.

To the rear of the property is an attractive and secluded walled cottage style garden with a cobble stone patio adjacent to the garden room. Following on from the patio is a lawned area which is lined with an abundance of colourful floral borders. Steps up lead to a further landscaped lawn with a beautiful selection of shrubs and trees along with well stocked flower beds including peonies, lupins and poppies. Pretty clematis almandi, passion flower, wisteria and climbing roses adorn the rear of the house.

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Added on Rightmove:
15 March 2016

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