6 bedroom detached house for saleKings Road, Market Lavington, Devizes, Wiltshire
Sold STC £1,350,000
- Gracious entrance hall
- 6 reception rooms
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- 4 en suite bedrooms
- 2 further bedrooms
- Attic room and cellar
- Garden and grounds of 1.1 acre
- Tennis court
- Garage/coach house
This most elegant and impressive property built in 1882 with a sympathetic recent extension, is situated quite beautifully in the centre of its gardens and grounds. Constructed in the Italianate style with shuttered sash windows and decorative tiled detail, the entrance to the property is via an archway of Bath stone. The original house is constructed of brick and the extention in similarly rendered to provide a seamless join between the old and new. The spacious entrance hall is light and bright and leads through to the stylish drawing room with its feature windows and French doors leading onto the lawned gardens. The drawing room has an open fire and in keeping with the remainder of the house is decorated in calm and peaceful neutral colours creating a style of contemporary sophistication. The dining room to the right of the hallway enjoys views to the side and front of the property and has a wall of shelving. The games room has useful built in storage and an attractive feature alcove. The sitting room has a wood burning stove and opens onto the excellent kitchen. Two further reception rooms can be found on the ground floor, one of which is used by the current vendor as a study and the other a family room. Off the sitting room is the wonderful kitchen/breakfast room. It has a bespoke Robert Shore painted kitchen with oak and marble work tops and an attractive tumbled limestone floor. There is a double Aga with 4 ovens, a central island and a full range of wall and base units which include many integrated appliances. There is underfloor heating across the whole room with separate controls for the kitchen and dining area. The dining area has French doors leading to the garden. A utility room off the kitchen is fully equipped and also has a larder. There is a downstairs cloakroom and a basement accessed via stone steps. Upstairs is a large landing off which are 6 bedrooms, 4 being en suite and most having built in wardrobes. A second staircase rises to an area of attic providing additional storage space.
Gardens and grounds
Entered via wrought iron gates a gravelled driveway leads to the front door. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn but contain many mature trees and shrubs and well maintained beech hedges. There is a vine house, fruit trees, a tennis court in need of attention and a generous sized garage providing plentiful garden storage.
Surrounding area and communications
This popular Wiltshire village benefits from extensive amenities including a primary school, a church, post office, public house, grocery shop and butchers. There are wonderful walks onto Salisbury Plain and a playground for children. Market Lavington lies 5 miles south of the market town of Devizes and the larger centres of Bath and Salisbury are within commuting distance. The village is within easy access of Dauntseys, Marlborough College and St. Mary's Calne, whilst Pewsey and Westbury stations provide rail access into London.
From Marlborough proceed along the A4 towards Chippenham and Calne. At the Beckhampton roundabout take the first exit to Devizes. In Devizes follow signs to Potterne and continue through Potterne in the direction of Salisbury and at the Black Dog crossroads turn left towards Easterton. At the top of Spin Hill take the first turning left onto Kings Road and continue until you find Hawthorns on the left hand side (approximately half a mile)
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