6 bedroom detached house for saleFoxholes, Crockerton, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12
- Lovely period house in desirable area
- 3 Reception Rooms
- 6 Bedrooms
- 4 Bath/Shower Rooms
- Field Shelter with Tackroom
- In total about 3 acres
- EPC Rating = F
A pretty period house set in about three acres in the popular and accessible Wylye Valley
Crockerton village is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the edge of the Longleat Estate. The village has amenities which include a primary school, a public house and an attractive lakeside garden centre. The nearby market town of Warminster has a good selection of independent shops, supermarkets, including a branch of Waitrose, banks and a post office as well as several good primary and secondary schools and a small hospital. There is a farmers' market once a week selling local produce. There are many outdoor pursuits locally including walks in the nearby woodland on the Longleat estate and golf at Warminster. The beautiful lake at Shearwater is a short distance away, where there is a sailing club along with good coarse fishing and a small thatched tearoom. The village also boasts its own vineyard producing award winning wines.
A railway station in Warminster provides a service to London Waterloo either direct or via Salisbury. Tisbury is within easy reach and also provides access to London Waterloo.
Nearby Westbury station has direct services to London Paddington. There are good road links and further shopping and leisure facilities can be found in both Salisbury and Bath.
Believed to date from 1725 with later additions, Foxholes House is an attractive and spacious family house with brick and render elevations under a slate roof.
Both the drawing room and dining room are elegantly proportioned and benefit from attractive features which include wooden shutters, sash windows and fireplaces with wooden surrounds. In addition there is a sitting room with wood burning stove and quarry tiled floor which has a door leading out to the garden.
The 27ft kitchen/breakfast room has a range of fitted units with wooden work surfaces, central island, oil fired 2 oven Aga, electric oven and induction hob. Adjoining the kitchen/breakfast room is the sitting room which would also work well as a family playroom.
On the first floor there are 6 bedrooms, 4 bath/shower rooms (one of which is en suite) and a separate W.C.
Attached to the house but with its own access is an impressive study with vaulted ceiling and mezzanine level. Adjacent to the study is a range of useful stores which include a larder, wine store and log store. There is also a double garage and garden store.
The gardens lie predominantly to the south of the house and have been designed as a series of rooms. Nearest the house is a well-stocked flower garden surrounding an area of lawn and a seating area under a vine, rose and jasmine covered pergola. This leads through to an orchard which has apple, plum and cherry trees. In addition, there is an impressive fenced vegetable garden with greenhouse and fruit cage. To the east of the house is a flat area of grass that was formerly a grass tennis court.
A cattle grid separates the house and garden from the paddock which benefits from a water supply and 2 bay field shelter with tack room
Square Footage: 3,556 sq ft
Acreage: 3 Acres
Leave Salisbury on the A36 heading to Warminster. At the second roundabout on the Warminster bypass take the first exit signed to Crockerton. Continue on this road turning right at the sign for Shear Water, Crockerton and Maiden Bradley. Follow the road around to the right and Foxholes House can be found after a short distance on the right.
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