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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Ashton Road, Minety, Wiltshire, SN16

Sold STC £1,750,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 5 Bedroom House
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen With Aga
  • Utility Room
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 3 Bedroom Annexe
  • Sitting Room
  • Kitchen
  • 26 Acres
  • Stabling

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An opportunity to purchase an impressive equestrian facility that offers an extremely attractive 5 bedroom period detached family farmhouse, a three bedroom detached annexe, Monarch stable complex, outbuildings, Martin Collins arena (50m x 20m) and situated with gardens and grounds extending to approximately 26 acres in a delightful rural location within 7 miles of Cirencester. The house is believed to date from the 1860's and provides well proportioned living accommodation that has been improved to a high standard to include a fine kitchen breakfast room with a high vaulted ceiling, exposed beams and which is fitted with custom made solid wood units and incorporating a 4-oven gas-fired Aga. Next to the kitchen breakfast room is a dining room which is open plan to a sitting room with limestone flooring fitted throughout all three rooms. There is a lovely 25ft. drawing room with double doors opening to a superb oak framed garden room. The first floor offers a 25ft. master bedroom with en suite bathroom and two further bedrooms and family bathroom. The second floor provides two spacious bedrooms serviced by a further bathroom.


Shades Farm is set in a quiet rural setting, close to the Wiltshire/Gloucestershire border between the villages of Minety and Ashton Keynes, located some 7 miles east of Malmesbury and approximately 6 miles south of Cirencester. There are primary schools in Ashton Keynes and Minety whilst the former offers local amenities including a community run store, public house and a parish church. The towns of Cirencester and Malmesbury, together with the major centre of Swindon (16 miles), provide extensive shopping facilities/amenities and inter-city rail services from Kemble (4 miles) to London Paddington in approximately 80 minutes. Easy access to both the M4 and M5 motorways providing fast links with the centres of Bath, Bristol and also London.


In addition to the main house there is a traditional detached red brick barn which has been converted to provide three bedroom ancillary living accommodation which could be used either as a guest annexe, holiday let or which could also provide useful home office space. Close to the property is a range of useful outbuildings including a Monarch stable complex, an excellent-sized general purpose garage/workshop with hot and cold water, light and power connected, a block of three stables with light and power, and a separate prefabricated wooden stable with tack room. Adjoining the stable complex is a floodlit arena. There is a lovely garden to the front of the house and the adjoining land, which extends to approximately 26 acres, is divided into paddocks.

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Added on Rightmove:
15 September 2016

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