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Ford, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14

Key features

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 4 reception rooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 1.58 acres
  • Outbuildings
  • Period
  • Detached
  • Fishing
  • Garden
  • Village

Property description

A stunning 4 bedroom Grade II listed property with a wealth of history and offering a great family home surrounded by fields and the Bybrook.

The original Mill House is mentioned in the Domesday Book and over the centuries was used as a mill and paper mill. The property is steeped in history and has original features throughout illustrating its background.

Mercombe Farm is in the hamlet of Ford which boasts a thriving and popular public house, The White Hart, which is situated a stone's throw away. Ford is surrounded by beautiful countryside providing excellent walks. The current owner has carried out extensive works over the past 26 years to bring the property up to its present wonderful family home.

There are two lawn areas surrounded by mature shrubs and rose trees with subtle lighting for the darker nights. The larger area is maintained to produce wild flowers and natural river bank flowers. There are apple trees and a vegetable garden. Around the garden the Mill Race passes and the flow is controlled by a sluice gate connected to the mill pool. There is a decked area over the mill pool making a beautiful spot to watch the wildlife and maybe fish. The current owner has Riparian Rites for fishing.

There is a double garage and two further rooms with the potential to convert to either additional accommodation (subject to any planning consents required) or a gym/studio.

Owing to our commitment to keep both our colleagues and clients safe, we have many guided virtual viewing options available to you. These include video walkthroughs, 360 virtual reality tours and enhanced comprehensive photography, our teams will be happy to walk you through.


Ford is just 10 miles from Bath which provides a vast array of shopping and entertainment facilities including; The Theatre Royal, the Roman Baths and Pump Rooms and many more cultural venues such as the Holburne Museum. The city is also renowned for its fantastic choice of superb restaurants, cafes and bars.

As well as walking and riding in the area, local interests include premier division rugby at Bath, horse racing at Bath, Cheltenham, Wincanton and Chepstow, hunting with the Avon Vale, numerous golf clubs and shooting and fishing syndicates.

There are high speed rail links from Chippenham and Bath Spa with approximate journey times of 90 minutes.

Bath is renowned for the quality of its private schools. In Bath there are boys, girls and mixed private schools at Prior Park, Stonar, Monkton Combe, King Edwards, The Royal High School for Girls and Kingswood in Bath. Bath also has a renowned University as does Bristol.

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Ford, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14

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