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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Edington Road, Steeple Ashton, Wiltshire, BA14

Guide Price £1,000,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 4 Receptions
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Listed Country House
  • 2 Bedroom Cottage
  • Acre Garden

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Elmsgate House is a beautiful Grade II Listed country house situated on the edge of the pretty village of Steeple Ashton. The façade is of the vernacular red brick with Georgian windows and a Bath stone portico, arranged across two principal floors plus a Victorian extension on either side; one a cottage and one a tower providing wonderful views over local farmland. The house benefits from an impressive reception hall with a feature solid oak staircase. The drawing room is a unique and stunning room divided into three areas with full height Georgian bay windows opening to the attractive front garden. There is a sitting area, a library area plus an informal dining area with French doors out to the courtyard and direct access to the long galley kitchen designed with wooden units under a
polished granite work surface. The formal dining room has a tall corniced ceiling and bespoke book cabinets line the walls; attractive period doors open out to the front garden. An attached two bedroom cottage can be accessed from here or the conservatory but also has its own private entrance directly into the lane. This offers great versatility for those who work from home or wish to rent it out. The first floor of the main house comprises four bedroom suites, the master bedroom has a superb dressing area and a luxury bathroom. The three further double bedrooms all enjoy wonderful aspects whilst a second staircase leads to the two
tower bedrooms and bathroom.


Elmsgate House is situated on the picturesque Wiltshire Village of Steeple Ashton. There is a quite splendid and beautiful 15th Century church, a popular village pub and village shop. There is a primary school in the adjacent village plus sought after schools such as Dauntsey's and Stonar are nearby. Communications are good with easy access to Trowbridge and Westbury, which has a mainline station running to London in 90 minutes. The world Heritage City of Bath is approximately 12 miles away, famous for its architecture, as well as some of the finest shopping and restaurants to be found outside London, plus excellent schools, universities and colleges.


Elmsgate House is approached via a sweeping gravel drive. This handsome facade has climbing Wisteria, Virginia Creeper, Ivy and Honeysuckle. The garden covers over an acre with lawns interspersed by lush flower beds and mature trees including Yew and a fine Beech. A tall square hedge of Laurel forms a hidden garden; wonderful for a game of croquet. A summer house is positioned by the lake bordered by tropical planting. Vegetable gardens, heated outside pool and an inner courtyard complete the picture; former stables provide plenty of storage in the this wonderful property.

Additional Information

Council Tax Band G.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
07 June 2012

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