8 bedroom detached house for saleUpton Scudamore, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12
Guide Price £1,590,000
- 6 - 8 bedrooms
- 7 reception rooms
- 7 bathrooms
- Leisure Facilities
- Swimming Pool
- Private Parking
- 1.34 acres
Full descriptionFor sale, The Old Rectory was completely renovated in 2009 by the current owners and now stands as a unique and spacious family home with wonderful classic neo-gothic architecture, set in formal gardens. EPC Rating F.
On the ground floor there are a number of well-proportioned reception rooms including the drawing room, dining room, games room, garden room, library and snug. Of particular note is the family room or home cinema with mezzanine gallery. The kitchen/dining room is fitted with Guild Anderson solid oak units, a large island with a polished granite top and features integrated appliances. Also on this level is a cloak room, boot room with WC and a further WC.
On the first floor, is the impressive master bedroom suite overlooking the gardens, three further bedrooms and two further bathrooms. On the second floor are four bedrooms (two currently used as a home office suite), two bathrooms, shower room and study. The leisure complex comprises air-conditioned gym with changing/shower room, connected by an underground passageway to the heated indoor swimming pool.
The property is approached through a five-bar gate leading onto a gravel area where there is ample parking for a number of vehicles. The formal gardens are beautifully presented and sweep around the rear of the house with a southerly aspect. Immaculate borders, well maintained lawns and a large feature pond enhance the setting. There is a large terrace which can be accessed from the principal receptions rooms, further complemented by the courtyard that sits between the main house and the leisure complex.
Upton Scudamore is a pretty village to the South of Bath. The local towns of Frome, Westbury and Warminster meet all day to day needs whilst the Georgian city of Bath provides the highest quality cultural and shopping facilities. Upton Scudamore and nearby villages include numerous good quality inn-restaurants.
Mainline rail services are available from Westbury to London Paddington and Warminster to London Waterloo. The A303 (M3) provides good road access to London and the wider national motorway network. Bristol International Airport is easily accessible to the west of The Old Rectory.
Schools in the area are excellent such as Warminster School, Dauntsey's, St. Mary's and those in Bath including King Edward's, Kingswood and Prior Park College. All Hallows, Downside, Wells Cathedral and Millfield are all within easy reach.
Westbury 2 miles, Warminster 2 miles, Frome 5 miles, Bath 16 miles, A303 23 miles (All distances and times are approximate).
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