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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Tytherington, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12

Guide Price £1,150,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Handsome stone farmhouse
  • Popular rural hamlet
  • Charming range of outbuildings including dovecote
  • Mature gardens and paddock
  • About 2.4 acres
  • Further 18 acres of pasture available by separate negotiation

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A handsome stone farmhouse with a charming collection of outbuildings nestled within this sought after rural hamlet.


Ashbys is situated within the charming rural hamlet of Tytherington in the upper Wylye Valley. The area is highly regarded for its beautiful rolling countryside, flora and fauna.

The hamlet is also located between the villages of Corton and Sutton Veny both having good public houses and Sutton Veny has an excellent Primary School.

Local facilities can be found in nearby Warminster (including a Waitrose) and the larger centres of Salisbury (18 miles) or Bath (23 miles) are within reach.

A regular train service is available from Westbury (8 miles) which travels to London Paddington taking from 79 minutes. Alternatively trains travel to London Waterloo from Salisbury, taking from 85 minutes.

The A303 is about 8 miles away with excellent links to the national motorway network or the West Country.

There are a number of excellent schools within easy reach including; Port Regis, Sandroyd, St Mary's Shaftesbury, Clayesmore, Bryanston, Sherborne School and Sherborne School for Girls.

There are excellent sporting and recreational facilities nearby with trout fishing on the Rivers Wylye and Avon, superb shooting locally and hunting with the South & West Wilts. There is racing at Wincanton, Bath and Salisbury. Excellent walking and riding in the surrounding countryside.


Ashbys is a handsome stone farmhouse which is believed to date from the late 18th Century. It is built of mellow rubble stone, with brick quoins under a tile roof and is Listed Grade II as being of Special Architectural and Historical Importance.

Internally the house flows well with a variety of receptions rooms ideal for entertaining or family living. They host a wealth of period features including Inglenook fireplaces, exposed beams and display alcoves. The Kitchen / breakfast room forms the heart of the house with 2 oven Aga, fitted oak cupboards with tile worksurfaces, Hotpoint dishwasher, Bosch oven, Lamona induction hob and central island.

There are two staircases to the first floor, which has a good master bedroom suite with a large en-suite bathroom and dressing room / bedroom 2. There are 3 further bedrooms and 2 further shower / bathrooms.

The house is approached over an in and out gravel driveway with ample parking either beside the outbuildings or to the rear of the house adjoining the gardens.

To the south of the house is a range of charming outbuildings which make up a historic village street scene. The Dovecote is a particularly attractive brick and tile building with arched gables. It is believed to date from around 1810. Beside is a further brick outbuilding which has been used for stabling but is now used as a workshop / storage. Opposite is a former coach house which is now a double garage. These buildings form a pretty courtyard.

The gardens provide a wonderful setting for the house. Lawns stretch away from a large gravel and paved terrace bordered by a low stone wall. To the south flanked by well stocked herbaceous borders are further lawns and a stone folly beside a raised pond. The gardens have a number of mature trees and shrubs and there are lovely views over the surrounding landscape.

To the east of the house is a good level paddock with water, ideal for keeping horses or livestock. The family own a further 18 acres of pasture adjoining the property, which could be available to a purchaser by separate negotiation.

Square Footage: 3,506 sq ft
Acreage: 2.4 Acres


Turn off the A36 at Heytesbury and from the high street follow signs to Tytherington on Tytherington Road. Continue for over a mile along this lane and pass around the S bend into the hamlet. Continue to the T junction beside the church and turn right and Ashbys will be seen on the left. There are two gravel entrances leading past the outbuildings.

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Added on Rightmove:
30 October 2017

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