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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Corsham, Wiltshire, SN13

Sold STC £950,000

Property Description

Key features

  • No onward chain
  • Kitchen/breakfast room with Aga
  • Quintessential English country garden
  • Scope for improvement/modernisation
  • Coach house and stables
  • Numerous outbuildings
  • Ample parking
  • Potential to lease adjacent 9 acres land

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A beautiful Grade II listed period farmhouse with extensive outbuildings set in an idyllic country location with no onward chain.


Corsham is a historic market town in west Wiltshire, located at the south-western edge of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty some 7.5 miles east of Bath and 4.5 miles west
of Chippenham. There is a weekly Corsham Market, selling fresh local produce and goods along with occasional Italian and French markets. With its diverse architecture and beautiful scenery Corsham has been the location for many films, television and photo shoots including the Harry Potter films and many period dramas. Corsham offers a range of artisan shops, library, doctor's surgery, restaurants and other amenities along with a sports centre, cricket and rugby clubs and the Pound Arts Centre. There are excellent schools in both the state and private sectors including Stonar and Heywood Preparatory and Nursery Schools and Corsham Court hosts Bath Spa University's Postgraduate & Masters Art courses. Nearby Chippenham provides a full range of amenities along with a mainline rail link to London Paddington (journey time approx 75 minutes) and Bath journey time approx 15 minutes). Junction 17 of the M4 is within 8 miles of Little Lypiatt Farm.


Little Lypiatt Farm is a beautiful Grade II listed country house set in a delightful rural setting approximately 1 mile from Corsham. The original house dates back to the 15th century with later additions. Constructed of rubble stone elevations under a stone tiled roof, Little Lypiatt Farm provides extensive accommodation arranged over 3 floors. The property has immense charm and character with many period architectural details.

Upon entering there is a reception hall with cloakroom. The drawing room has a fine fireplace flanked by display cabinets either side, exposed beams and two window seats that overlook the gardens. The dining room is of particular note with a raised ceiling height, a cast iron fireplace with original surround and wooden floors. A large Georgian window affords considerable light to this elegant room. There are two further reception rooms on the ground floor; a snug with wood burner and a study, along with a superb kitchen/breakfast room with Aga. From the kitchen/breakfast room there is access to the rear courtyard and gardens beyond.

From the hallway a beautiful oak staircase provides the primary access to the upper floors. On the first floor there are 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and access downstairs via a secondary staircase. There are a further 3 bedrooms and a play room on the second floor.

Outside the property is approached via a large gravel forecourt that provides ample parking for numerous vehicles. The house is set within a plot of just over 1 acre and has delightful, quintessentially English country gardens that are mainly laid to lawn interspersed with many mature trees, flower borders and shrubs. Off the kitchen there is a pretty courtyard that provides an outside dining area as well as access to a single storey outbuilding within which there is an office/workshop and a separate laundry/utility room. There is a fine coach house with a tack room, workshop and stores arranged over two floors. To the rear of the coach house is a yard with numerous stables, stores and agricultural buildings.

Agents Note
The property is surrounded by 9 acres of fields which have been subject to a licence agreement between the owner of Little Lypiatt Farm and the Neston Park Estate. Subject to conditions, a new agreement could be reached for the purchaser of Little Lypiatt Farm to continue leasing this land.

Square Footage: 3,665 sq ft


From Bath take the A4 signposted Chippenham, and continue
for approximately 7 miles and at the mini-roundabout at The hare and Hounds turn right onto Pickwick Road - B3353 (signposted Melksham). At the third mini-roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Pound Pill and after approximately half a mile turn right onto Dicketts Road, then continue forward onto Lypiatt road then bear left onto Rough Street. Little Lypiatt Farm is located on the left hand side.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
20 October 2016

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