6 bedroom detached house for saleUpper Shockerwick, Bath, Somerset, BA1
- 6 bedrooms
- 4 reception rooms
- 2 bathrooms
- Private Parking
For sale, Upper Shockerwick House dates back to 1665 with Georgian, Victorian and modern additions. The property enjoys a peaceful setting with exceptional views and offers spacious and versatile modern family living space. In all approximately 2.37 acres.
The property has been completely refurbished by the current owners and is presented in excellent decorative order throughout, with a combination of period character and a fresh contemporary style. The property is entered via the reception hall, this leads to a fabulous drawing room with open fire, dining room with wood burner and a library/snug. The open plan kitchen/breakfast and family room is the heart of the house featuring heated stone flooring, a bank of sliding doors to decking, bespoke kitchen with far reaching unspoilt countryside views. There is also a boot room/scullery leading from the kitchen. The two large subterranean cellar rooms have natural light, original stone flooring, one housing the utility/laundry room and the second, an original vaulted cider cellar, is currently used as a workshop/storage space. On the first floor is the master bedroom, dressing room, two further bedrooms and a bathroom. The second floor has 3 large double bedrooms, a bathroom and an additional walk in storage room.
The original walled garden, complete with stone folly, is a wonderful feature. Mainly laid to lawn, it has been landscaped to provide a level and aesthetically pleasing family space. The decked terrace provides an outdoor eating/entertaining area with amazing far reaching views. Beyond the garden is a large paddock and orchard to the East of which is a stable yard currently comprising of 6 stables, a tack room and a concrete yard with water and electricity.
Upper Shockerwick is a charming, rural hamlet to the east of Bath, in the Cotswolds 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty'. Local amenities can be found in the nearby village of Box and the beautiful city of Bath is a short drive away, providing first class shopping, restaurants, bars and cultural attractions.
The property is well placed for commuting with easy access to both Junction 17 and 18 of the M4 which link to London and the wider national motorway network. High speed rail links are available from Bath Spa and Chippenham stations to London Paddington at a journey time from 75 minutes. Bristol Airport provides a wide range of national and international flights.
The area is renowned for the quality of its private and public schooling for boys and girls of all ages.
Box 2.5 miles, Central Bath 5 miles, Bradford on Avon 8 miles, M4 (J17) 11 miles, Bristol 20 miles (All distances are approximate).
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