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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Thickwood Lane, Colerne, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14

Sold STC £725,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached period property
  • Stunning gardens
  • Beautiful views
  • Driveway parking
  • Popular location

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

ACCOMMODATION

Entrance hall • Kitchen/breakfast room • Dining room • Sitting room • Bedroom/study • Utility room • Three double bedrooms • Ensuite to master • Family bathroom • EPC rating D

DESCRIPTION

Stonecrop is presented in immaculate condition and offering light and bright accommodation with beautiful painted floorboards and a Scandinavian style white finish throughout. There is a pretty farmhouse style kitchen with stone floors, AGA and space for a dining table. There are two generous sized reception rooms, the focal point being the sitting room which has an attractive open fireplace and overlooks the terraced lawn. The study is also of a good size and would serve as a fourth guest bedroom should the need arise.

Upstairs the property has three double bedrooms and family bathroom all with views out over the Box valley with Salisbury in the far distance. The excellent master suite has vaulted ceilings, built in wardrobes and ensuite shower & WC.

The award-winning manicured gardens surround the property with a kitchen garden, topiary work, box hedging, numerous fruiting trees and a rare Medlar. There is a terraced lawned area and the rear boundary is bordered by a small wildflower meadow and raised beds for planting. There is driveway parking to the rear and side of the property with space for two to three cars.

SITUATION

Thickwood is a hamlet on the outskirts of Colerne which is a village and civil parish in the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, about halfway between Bath and Chippenham in Wiltshire. It has an elevated and exposed position 545 feet (166 m) above sea level and overlooks the Box Valley to the south. It is bounded by a stretch of the Fosse Way Roman road to the west and the Bybrook to thesouth-east. The village has several parts to it: Southwood, Northwood, Pinewood and Thickwood. Colerne is just a mile away and has a church, two pubs, post office, doctor's surgery, a local shop and a florist. Early school life revolves around the excellent Colerne C of E Primary School and a bus service into both Bath and Chippenham operates for secondary schools. Thickwood Lane continues down to Ford where you can find the excellent public house "The White Hart" following the Bybrook through to Castle Combe. There is also stunning riding and walking at your doorstep. With easy access to the M4 motorway to either Bristol or London, and of course Lucknam Park is also located around 1 mile (1.6 km) north of the village. For trains to London Paddington from Chippenham Station (journey time 75 minutes). The wonderful National Trust site Lacock village and Abbey are close by, and there are plenty of good local walks. Colerne hosts a thriving community, with a brilliant bonfire night every year, excellent Halloween celebrations and monthly cinema nights in the village hall.

DIRECTIONS
to SN14 8BN

Directions Proceed out of Bath on the A4 towards Chippenham following signs to Batheaston. In Batheaston turn left just beyond the traffic lights and proceed left up Bannerdown Road. Proceed out of Bath on the A4 towards Chippenham following signs to Batheaston. In Batheaston turn left just beyond the traffic lights and proceed up Bannerdown Road. Stay on this road without deviating until you pass Colerne on the right hand side, turning right down Thickwood Lane a bit less than a mile past Colerne. Continue along until you reach a red telephone box. The property is on the left hand side just before the telephone. Viewing Strictly by appointment through the selling agents Carter Jonas


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02 August 2016

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