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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Hook, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN4

Guide Price £1,300,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Entrance Hall
  • Sitting Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Study
  • Family Room
  • Conservatory
  • Utility Room
  • Master Bedroom Suite
  • Five Double Bedrooms

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Situated in this small village close to the market town of Royal Wotton Bassett is this six bedroom detached house offering a wealth of versatile accommodation, including six bedrooms, an indoor swimming pool complex and gardens and grounds extending to circa 8 acres in all. The house has been enlarged and adapted over the years and now offers an extremely versatile space. The well proportioned rooms have a superb flow making it a perfect family home; decorated in tasteful neutral shades the accommodation is extremely light and airy. The dual aspect sitting room has a beautiful garden aspect with French doors opening on to a sun terrace, and double doors in to the adjoining dining room. The hub of the house is the stunning bespoke kitchen with a wonderful vaulted ceiling; here is a wealth of kitchen cupboards, beautiful granite work surfaces, a central island with breakfast bar, a 2 oven AGA and separate range cooker, integrated dishwasher. In addition there is space for a seating area or breakfast table as required. Immediately accessed from the kitchen is a delightful conservatory and a stunning indoor pool complex. The pool area comprises a sauna, Jacuzzi, bar area, shower room, WC and boiler room. The pool slopes from around 0.9m to 2.5m in the deep end and is around 10 metres long; there is ample space for seating and loungers around the side, enhanced by several large windows overlooking the gardens and the extra height of the wooden vaulted ceiling.
The attractive master bedroom suite is situated on the ground floor with a curved bay window, en suite facilities including a Jacuzzi bath, dressing room and stylish built-in wardrobes. In addition the ground floor has another bedroom suite, gym and utility room.
On the first floor are four good size double bedrooms, two of which enjoy en suite facilities, with one of the rooms currently being used as a fitness studio and also a family bathroom.
In all this is an impressive and spacious family home offering huge versatility for a large or extended family.


Hook is a small village located close the town of Royal Wootton Bassett and is in the civil parish of Lydiard Tregoze; local shops and post office can be found in the nearby village of Purton with more extensive amenities in Royal Wootton Bassett . The nearby commercial centre of Swindon offers more comprehensive amenities including an outlet centre, theatre, cinema complex and shopping centre. There is also a mainline station with direct trains to Reading, London and the South West and the M4 motorway J16 is a short distance away. The area is well served with excellent schools including Pinewood, St. Margaret’s & St Mary’s in Calne, Marlborough College and Dauntsey’s. The surrounding countryside offers many leisure opportunities including walking, cycling and riding.


The gardens and grounds are a particular feature of Flaxlands House and extend to circa 8 acres and include a grazing pasture and outbuildings. The house is approached via gates onto a driveway flanked by mature borders leading to parking for several vehicles and branches off to a carriage drive located in front of the house. A double garage and car port sit to the side of the house. The immediate garden surrounding the house is predominantly laid to lawn with areas of mature trees and shrubs with an attractive wooden gazebo, perfect for al fresco dining; a patio adjoins the house at the rear and in addition there is a lovely central courtyard, perfect for outside entertaining.

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06 December 2017

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