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4 bedroom detached house for sale

The Admiral's House, 46 High Street, Steeple Ashton, Wiltshire

Sold STC £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Historic, period detached home
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 4 reception rooms
  • En suite facilities
  • Private parking
  • Beautiful level gardens

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Admirals House originally dates from about 1450 and over the following centuries has been renovated and improved to offer high quality accommodation over 3 storeys.

The house belonged to the Earl of Abingdon during the 18th century and was later refurbished by Lady Long in the late 20th century. More recently it was owned by Admiral Sir William and Lady OBrien who were responsible for planting the gardens. The current owner has undertaken improvements to restore and preserve the historic fabric of the building.

This Grade II* listed building boasts many period features to include Tudor arched fireplaces and doorways, exposed timbers, and fine moulded cross beamed ceiling to name but a few.

The ground floors versatile space gives a well appointed kitchen with Aga, front aspect dining room having a generous fireplace, study, cloakroom, sitting room, boot room and a garden-facing sun room/conservatory.

The upper floors offer 4 bedrooms, family bathroom and en suite facilities plus a dressing area to the largest of the bedrooms.

Externally there is a private parking area, an out-building, currently a laundry room but could easily have other uses as it has a shower & WC, plus a well stocked, mature and delightful private garden.

The picturesque village of Steeple Ashton is surrounded by stunning countryside and conveniently placed, within 10 miles of many of Wiltshire’s market towns including; Bradford on Avon, Trowbridge, Melksham, Devizes, Westbury and Warminster, providing a variety of amenities, shopping facilities and railway stations.

The village itself has a well stocked shop and cafe supplying local produce and staffed by volunteers from the community, weekly Post Office facilities and The Longs Arms public house which has an excellent reputation for both food and hospitality. There are many period buildings within the village, notably the Norman church, St Marys, which dominates the skyline.

The World Heritage City of Bath lies approximately 15 miles distant and provides a full range of amenities and cultural interests including the Theatre Royal, Thermae Spa and numerous museums.

Property ref: 121_1006_4189744

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Added on Rightmove:
08 July 2016


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