5 bedroom detached house for saleCalstone Wellington, Nr Calne, Wiltshire, SN11
Sold STC £1,495,000
This fabulous Grade II Listed property, which is believed to date back to the 17th century, enjoys a unique situation and offers a wonderful family home. With beautiful beams rich with patina and fine plasterwork, this former farmhouse provides the warmth of a by-gone age meshed with modern living. Offering 5 good-sized bedrooms, (3 en-suite) and three reception rooms, this special house features a delightful drawing room with an imposing stone fireplace. The kitchen boasts a well-appointed kitchen with Mark Wilkinson cabinetry and 4-door Aga. The magnificent inglenook fireplace with wood-burner in the dining room is particularly impressive and the study is atmospheric and redolent with learning. There are two hallways and a variety of ancillary rooms, all of which makes for good flexibility in the accommodation.
At a Glance:
5 Bedrooms (3 en-suite)
Drawing Room with patio doors to garden
Dining Room with inglenook fireplace
Hall and Inner Hall
Open plan downstairs and upstairs with sitting room. Downstairs shower room & WC.
Car port garaging for 3 vehicles
Converted stables providing office and 5 storage rooms as well as two studios.
Gardens with stone fountain, croquet lawn and orchard
Paddock (approx. 2 acres)
Located in both an AONB and a Site of Scientific Special Interest
In all about 11 acres
Calstone Wellington dates back to the 11th century with the attractive local church having been built in the 14th century. Off the beaten track, it has an out-of-world feel that is hugely appealing and a community with strong neighbourly ties.
Nearby shopping centres include the market town of Marlborough which is 20 minutes' drive away to the East. With a Waitrose supermarket and a wonderful mix of independent and national brands it offers a good level of retailers with a larger range at Bath (22 miles), Swindon (16 miles). The nearby town of Calne also offers a good range of shops and facilities. It celebrates its historic origins with a Heritage Week in September, its first Literacy Festival later in the year and its Food & Drink Festival.
The area is rich in bio-diversity with numerous walks, bridleways and sports such as shooting and fishing nearby. Racing at Newbury (31 miles).
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