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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Wadswick, Box, Corsham, Wiltshire, SN13

Sold STC £500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Period property
  • Original features including exposed beams
  • In all, approx 1,905 sq ft
  • Attractive gardens with ornamental pond and waterfall
  • Double garage
  • Pretty and sought after location
  • Backing on to open fields
  • Georgian Bath 10 miles
  • EPC Rating = E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A charming detached period cottage situated in an idyllic country hamlet set in pretty gardens, backing directly onto open farmland.


Chapel Cottage is situated on the edge of Wadswick, fronting a quiet country lane and backing onto open fields with marvellous views. Within walking distance is the Wadswick country store and cafe. The World Heritage City of Bath, famed for its Roman heritage and Georgian architecture that offers a wide variety of cultural, leisure, sports and shopping facilities, lies approximately 7 miles west. Corsham is approximately two miles north, and Chippenham is approximately 7 miles east. Chippenham station has mainline rail connections to London Paddington (approx 75 minutes). The M4 (junction 18) is approximately 10 miles distant providing access to London, the south west and linking with the M5 to the north.


A detached country cottage built in the late 18th century constructed of mellow random stone under a stone tiled roof. The property retains much character including exposed beams in some rooms and an attractive stone fireplace in the drawing room with inset Jetmaster fire. It has been in the same family occupation for about 18 years and a number of improvements have been made.

The accommodation is arranged over 2 floors. As you enter, the west facing reception hall leads into a sitting rooms with direct access to a paved terrace and garden. Beyond is a store room and cloakroom. From the sitting room, arched double glazed doors lead to the spacious and comfortable east facing drawing room with beamed ceiling, three windows overlooking the front gardens and a full height stone fireplace with Jetmaster. Beyond is a study with dual aspect and door to outside. There is a good sized dining room with mahogany staircase leading to the first floor. The utility room has a Worcester Bosch boiler and a water softener. The kitchen offers a comprehensive range of floor and wall cupboards. On the first floor there is a long landing with two windows and a lovely aspect over the garden and fields beyond. There are four bedrooms, one with en suite shower room. In addition there is a family bathroom.

There are attractive gardens to the rear, with a wide paved terrace. Stone steps lead to the upper level, laid to lawn with ornamental pond and waterfall, raised kitchen gardens beds, a shed and archway to a small area overlooking the fields. A further area leads to a quiet and peaceful area section of garden laid primarily to gravel with stone boundary walls. There is a double stone built garage approached from the lane, with useful loft storage over. There is ample parking in front. A further area of garden at the front has additional parking.


Square Footage: 1,905 sq ft


From Bath proceed towards Chippenham on the A4. On entering Box, take the right turning at the traffic lights onto the A350. Continue out of Box and, at the next set of traffic lights, take the left hand turning to Corsham. After approximately 1 mile, take the right turning towards Wadswick and when you come into the hamlet, take the sign to Lower Wadswick and Chapel Cottage will be found on the right hand side.

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Added on Rightmove:
06 May 2016

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