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4 bedroom house for sale

Sandy Lane, Wiltshire

Sold STC £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed Cottage
  • Edge Of Conservation Village
  • Far Reaching Panorama
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • Approx 0.5 Acre
  • Stunning Gardens
  • Large Flexible Outbuilding
  • No Onward Chain

Full description

A picture postcard Grade II listed cottage set in an idyllic rural setting, with far reaching views over the Bowood Estate and towards the Marlborough Downs, and mature attractive gardens amounting to approximately half an acre. The property is presented in good order throughout and was completely rethatched in 2004. The extended accommodation comprises an entrance hall with cloakroom and utility, a triple aspect drawing room with impressive fireplace and log burning stove and separate dining room with exposed wall timbering and brick walling. There is a refitted kitchen with granite worktops and a a delightful sitting room also with an attractive fireplace and log burner. There are four bedrooms, master with en suite shower room and a family bathroom. Outside the sweeping driveway opens up to a parking area suitable for a number of vehicles. A good sized outbuilding, re-roofed in 2007, makes for a covered entertaining area with 3 useful stores. The stunning gardens enjoy excellent privacy, fabulous views, a working well and paving all around the house, lawns and well stocked colourful borders.

Directions - From our offices head out of Devizes on the A342 signposted Chippenham. Continue through the village of Rowde and past the turning to Bromham before turning right signposted Calne. Take the next lane on the left hand side and the property will be found a short distance along on the right denoted by our for sale board.

Situation - Sandy Lane is renowned for its many thatched cottages and period houses surrounded by the pretty countryside of the Bowood Estate. Holly Tree Farm has the advantage of being located out of the village and so is approximately 500 metres from the A342 road which passes through the Sandy Lane village. Situated approximately 3 miles south of Chippenham and close to the National Trust village of Lacock and nearby Market towns of Devizes and Calne in this small and exclusive hamlet which benefits from having an excellent Public House. Chippenham itself has a wide range of amenities to include supermarkets, and High Street retailers and in addition there is an excellent range of both primary and secondary schools to be found both in the town and the surrounding villages. There is regular mainline rail service from Chippenham station to London (Paddington) and the west country and the M4 motorway (easily accessed via Junction 17 a few miles to the north of the town) offers convenient access to the regional centres of Swindon, Bristol and Bath.

Accommodation Comprises - Front door into:

Entrance Hall - Window to front, night storage heater, balustrade stairs to first floor, terracotta floor tiles, part wooden panelled walls, wooden panelled latched doors to:

Drawing Room - Triple aspect with windows to front, side and rear all with views, two window seats to side, terracotta floor tiles, two night storage heaters, wooden panelled latched door to side, exposed ceiling beams and wall timbering, part wooden panelled walls, impressive fireplace with solid oak mantle and inset log burning stove, wooden panelled latched door to:

Dining Room - Window to rear, telephone point, terracotta floor tiles, exposed ceiling beams and wall timbering, exposed brick walling, small under stairs cupboard, wooden panelled latched door to:

Kitchen - Window to rear, night storage heater, quarry tiled floor, fitted wall and base cupboards with granite worktops and upstands, space for LPG cooker, 'Miele' integrated fridge/freezer and dish washer, granite drainer and stainless steel sink, extractor hood, exposed ceiling beam, tiled splash backs, glass panelled door to:

Sitting Room - Dual aspect with window and door to side and sliding doors to rear garden with wonderful views out, Italian herringbone style tiled floor, TV point, telephone point, fitted bookshelves, night storage heater, cupboard, ceiling beams, Inglenook style fireplace with brick hearth, oak mantle and inset log burning stove, glass panelled door to:

Inner Hall / Study Area - Window to front, night storage heater, cupboard, telephone point, Italian herringbone style tiled floor.

Cloakroom - Italian herringbone style tiled floor, opaque window to front, refitted circular wash hand basin vanity unit, close couple WC, cupboard, mirror and light.

Utility Room - Window to front and opaque door to side, Italian herringbone style tiled floor, space for upright fridge/freezer and shelving, fitted cupboards, worktop with plumbing and space underneath for washing machine and tumble dryer.

First Floor Landing - Row of fitted wardrobes and cupboards with hanging rail and shelving, airing cupboard with immersion tank, exposed ceiling beams, loft access, wooden panelled latched doors to:

Bedroom One - Dual aspect with windows to front and side with far reaching views to the Marlborough Downs, row of fitted wardrobes, wood effect floor, night storage heater, wooden panelled latched door to:

En Suite Shower Room - Close couple WC, pedestal wash hand basin, fully tiled shower cubicle, cupboards, wood effect floor, extractor.

Bedroom Two - Dual aspect with windows to front and side with views, exposed wooden floorboards, night storage heater, built-in double wardrobe.

Bedroom Three - Dual aspect with windows to rear and side with views, exposed wooden floorboards, night storage heater, built-in double wardrobe.

Bedroom Four - Window to rear with great views, exposed wall timbering and ceiling beams, night storage heater.

Shower Room - Window to rear, close couple WC, pedestal wash hand basin, shower, ceramic tiled floor, cupboard, Dimplex wall mounted heater.

Externally -

Driveway And Parking - A shingle driveway lined with trees leads up and through a 5 bar gate which open on to a good sized parking area providing parking for several cars.

Outbuilding / Garaging - Stone and timber outbuilding set under a slate tiled roof ideal as an an al fresco entertaining area, new slate roof 2007, 3 useful stores and workshop, light and power, mezzanine storage area. This outbuilding has great potential to convert to an annex for the main house (subject to the relevant planning approvals).

Gardens - A notable feature of the property is the well maintained and extremely attractive gardens that surround Holy Tree Farm. Level lawns with established colourful borders, enchanting topiary, a wide range of fruit trees, paving all around the house provides several useful patio areas, a charming working well, outside tap and lights. Greenhouse, wisteria, roses, specimen trees.

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 representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. No person in this firm's employment has the authority to make or give any representation or warranty in respect of the property. All measurements and distances are approximate only.

Your home is at risk if you do not keep up repayments on a mortgage or other loan secured on it.

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13 June 2016


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