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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Monkton Hill, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15

Sold STC £499,950

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An imposing 18th century Grade II listed detached character house hidden away in large tiered gardens in the centre of town with garaging and a wealth of character features.

An imposing 18th century Grade II listed detached character house hidden away in large tiered gardens in the centre of town with garaging. The property retains a wealth of character features and offers a sitting room with stone mullion bay window, stripped wooden floorboards and fireplace, dining room original stone fireplace with wood burning stove, study, c.28' kitchen/breakfast room, utility and cloakroom. The first floor has 3 double bedrooms, master with en-suite facilities and family bathroom, whilst the second floor offers two more attic bedrooms. Other attributes include gas central heating and secondary double glazing to many aspects.

Situation - The property is situated in the heart of Chippenham town centre, tucked away in an elevated mature secluded location. The town centre is a few yards away offering a comprehensive range of amenities. The mainline rail station (London Paddington just over an hour) is close by, along with the Olympiad Sports Centre and Monkton Park with its pitch and putt golf course and River Avon walks. Quality senior and junior schools are also within walking distance. M4 J.17 is c.4 miles north providing swift access to the larger centres of Bristol , Bath and Swindon.

Entrance - Original stone canopy with hardwood entrance door to:

Reception Hall - Flagstone floor. Radiator. Stairs to first floor.

Cloakroom - Obscure window to side. Pedestal wash basin with chrome mixer tap and tiled splash back. Low level WC.

Sitting Room - 20'6" x 11'11" max (6.25m x 3.63m max) - Wide stone mullion bay window to front. Feature fireplace with wood surround and marble inset and hearth. Radiator. Stained wooden floorboards.

Dining Room - 12'5" x 10'3" (3.78m x 3.12m) - Stone mullion window to front. Feature stone fireplace with wood burning stove inset on flagstone hearth. Part wood panelled walls. Parquet flooring. Radiator. Steps up to:

Study - 12'3" x 9'6" (3.73m x 2.90m) - Stone mullion window and glazed door to front. Vaulted ceiling. Exposed beams. Radiator. Wall light points. Parquet flooring.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 28'7" x 10'5" max (8.71m x 3.18m max) - Three stone mullion window to rear and window to side. Glazed door to garden. Radiator. Range of drawer and cupboard base units with work surfaces over. One and a half bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Glazed display cabinet. Radiator. Quarry tiled flooring. Extractor fan. Steps up to study.

Utility Room - 6'4" x 4'6" (1.93m x 1.37m) - Leaded glazed window to rear. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Gas fired boiler supplying radiator central heating and hot water.

First Floor Landing - Window to front. Radiator. Staircase to second floor. Walk-in airing cupboard with leaded glazed window to rear.

Master Bedroom - 20'8" x 10'11" max (6.30m x 3.33m max) - Stone mullion bay window to front.. Radiator. Wall light points. Two sets of fitted wardrobes. Wash basin. Obscure glazed door to shower and separate low level WC.

Bedroom Two - 12'5" x 10'4" (3.78m x 3.15m) - Stone mullion window to front. Radiator. Built-in cupboard. Wash basin.

Bedroom Three - 13'4" x 10'4" (4.06m x 3.15m) - Stone mullion window to rear. Radiator. Wash basin. Picture rail.

Family Bathroom - Stone mullion window to side. Radiator. Bath. Separate fully tiled shower cubicle. Vanity wash basin with cupboard under. Close coupled WC.

Separate Wc - Leaded glazed window to rear. Low level WC.

Second Floor Landing - Window to front. Storage cupboard. Doors to:

Bedroom Four - 11'0" x 10'6" (3.35m x 3.20m) - Window to front and side.

Bedroom Five - 10'8" x 10'8" (3.25m x 3.25m) - Window to front. Built-in cupboards.

Externally -

Grounds - The extensive mature gardens are walled with two pedestrian gated accesses with steps leading up to the entrance. The property is very secluded and private due to numerous mature trees and shrubs. The top part of the garden offers a level plot laid to lawn with pathway leading through to large vegetable plot. Greenhouse and sun room. There are numerous deep shrub and flower borders around the property along with climbing plants and mature wisteria.

Garaging - Double garage.

Directions - From the High Street proceed up New Road and take the first right into Monkton Hill. Before the hill there are two garages built into the wall on the left. The property is situated above these in the secluded gardens and accessed via the gated steps that lead up to the entrance.

Directions - DISCLAIMER: These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general outline only for guidance and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representation of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. No person in this firms employment has the authority to make or give any representation or warranty in respect to this property. We have not carried out a detailed survey nor tested the services, appliances and specific fittings. All measurements and distances are approximate only. Room sizes should not be relied upon for carpets and furnishings. References to the tenure of the property are based on information supplied by the seller. The agent has not had sight of the title documents. A buyer is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor. Your home is at risk if you do not keep up repayments on a mortgage or other loan secured on it. Floor plans (not to scale).

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