4 bedroom detached house for saleMinety, Wiltshire
- Residential Smallholding extending to 3.67 acres
- Rural Location
- Georgian Period Famhouse
- Large Kitchen Breakfast Room
- Formal Gardens
- Grassland Paddock with water
- Stables Located Close to the House
- All Weather TurnOut
Cockrode Farm is a highly attractive residential smallholding which is perfect for a family with equestrian interests and extends to about 3.67 acres (1.49 hectares) in a secluded location within the rural village of Minety in North Wiltshire. The accommodation comprises of period farmhouse, formal gardens, stables, and productive grassland paddock with good stockproof fencing, hedges, mature trees and accessed from a private access track. The property is brought to the market as a whole.
Cockrode Farm is an appealing rural residential family property, with formal gardens and pasture paddock approached from a private access track into a sweeping gravel drive which splits to the front of the dwelling with the stables to the side and the main paddocks off the track opposite. The property is in a truly charming yet secluded position for any prospective buyer.
The farmhouse is a Georgian period detached brick and stone two storey construction under stone and slate tiled roofs which has been sympathetically improved and extended by the current owners with extensive countryside views over the pastureland.
Cockrode Farm forms part of the rural village of Minety, nestled in open countryside with the Swill Brook joining the infant River Thames to the northern boundary . Cockrode Farm is situated approximately 8 miles east of the attractive market town of Malmesbury and is within 10 miles of M4 junction 16.
The larger commercial centres of Cirencester (10 miles north) and Swindon (12 miles south) both provide a comprehensive range of recreational, retail and business facilities. There are mainline railway stations at Kemble and Swindon with direct connections to London Paddington (approx. 60 minutes).
Internal accommodation comprises of a large open entrance hall with feature wood panelled staircase to the first floor and door to dual aspect dining room with part exposed brick wall.
The sitting room is light and airy with window seats to capture the extensive views and a feature focal point being the open fire set within a stone hearth with exposed timbers above.
A light dual aspect room featuring a stone wall with doors leading out onto the patio.
The large kitchen breakfast room has been extended further to create an excellent entertaining family space with handmade Parlour Farm Cotswold shaker fitted units, integrated appliances, limestone flooring with zoned underfloor heating. At the far end, there are double doors out onto the patio terrace and a seating area around a Clearview wood burning stove. There is a separate utility including larder and pantry, cloaks, boot room and music room, with sliding doors to the front of the property.
A small study area located on the first floor which is currently used as a home office space, with an unusual and attractive outdoor balcony.
On the first floor there is the dual aspect master bedroom, with exposed beams and exposed stone wall, a further two double bedrooms (one ensuite) and a family bathroom. In addition, there is a further bedroom on the top floor with an attractive high sloping ceiling with exposed timbers.
The attics have been converted to provide additional bedroom space and extensive storage.
Outside, the formal gardens surround the farmhouse with lawn interspersed amongst mature shrubs and well stocked borders, a patio terrace for outside entertaining and spectacular views across the surrounding countryside.
The purpose built timber stableblock comprises of three stables with separate tack room and fodder stores, positioned on a concrete base and can be accessed from the gardens to the property via a small gate. From here, there is a small all weather turnout area immediately adjacent and beyond, the pasture paddock, extending to some 2.773 acres (1.122 hectares).
From Marlborough: take the road towards Rockley and continue down Hackpen Hill towards the staggered crossroad with the A4361. Go straight over and through Broad Hinton towards Royal Wootton Bassett. Continue out on the B4042 towards Cricklade and then take the B4696 for Minety. At the Home Farm business centre drive through taking the sharp right turn at the Dutch barn and onto the gravel track. Keep on the track for approximately 0.25 miles where Cockrode Farm will be found on the left hand side.
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