7 bedroom detached house for sale

The Old Jockey, Box, Corsham, SN13

Guide Price £2,995,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

An exceptional Grade II listed Georgian country house with stunning landscaped gardens and grounds close to Bath. In addition, available by separate negotiation, a beautiful Grade II listed stone built cottage standing in a quiet and private woodland setting close to the village of Box.
* Lot 1 – Hatt House * Entrance hall * Drawing room * Dining room * Sitting room * Study * Playroom * Kitchen/breakfast room * Utility * Cloakroom * Master bedroom suite * 2 further principal bedrooms (1 en suite) * Bathroom 3 * 3 further bedrooms (1 en suite) * Bathroom 5 * Bedroom 7 * Shower room en suite * Cellar *
Ancillary Accommodation: Swimming pool *see Agent’s notes * Pool house * Garden room * WC Changing room * Gym * Sauna * Shower room * Coach house * 2 loose boxes * Garden machinery store * Triple garage * Garden store * Log store * Formal gardens and land totalling approximately 25 acres *

* Lot 2 – available by separate negotiation. Keepers Cottage * Spacious entrance hall * Study * Sitting room * Cloakroom * Kitchen * Utility room * Master bedroom with en suite bathroom * 2 further bedrooms * Shower room * Wood-land garden * Parking * 2 storage sheds *

SITUATION

Hatt House is situated within its own grounds in a magnificent setting. The village of Box is close by providing local amenities including a convenience shop, cafes and excellent primary school. The World Heritage City of Bath, renowned for its Roman origins and Georgian architecture is within easy driving distance (approximately 7 miles) and offers a superb range of cultural and recreational facilities together with an excellent selection of schools including Prior Park College; King Edward’s and The Royal High School. In addition, St Mary’s, Calne; Dauntseys and Heywood Prep School are all conveniently located.

Communications are excellent. There is easy access to the M4 Motorway via Junctions 17 and 18, both approximately 25/30 minutes’ drive. Chippenham main line railway provides access to London Paddington (75 minutes) and to Bath, Bristol and the west country.

DESCRIPTION

Hatt House is a very handsome Grade II listed house (circa 1820) with ashlar stone elevations and slate roof providing elegant well-presented accommodation arranged over three floors and a cellar. In addition, there is excellent ancillary accommodation including a pool house and coach house.

Approached down a long private driveway leading to the main house. A very elegant Roman Doric porch with paired columns provides a gracious entrance with front door opening to the spacious entrance hall with tiled floor, fireplace and principal staircase.

The two main reception rooms face south and enjoy open views over the land.

The double aspect drawing room has fine proportions, retaining many original features including working shutters, cornicing, painted panelling and fireplace fitted with Jetmaster fire. Two sash windows face south providing wonderful views over the grounds to the front and French windows open onto steps leading to the garden. The dining room is also dual aspect with attractive marble fireplace. The rear hallway takes you to the study, playroom and sitting room, the latter provides the perfect family room linking with the kitchen/breakfast room with large stone fireplace fitted with wood burning stove and fitted cupboards. Completing the ground floor accommodation, the kitchen/breakfast room with high ceiling and flagstone floor is the hub of the house, four oven cream gas fired AGA, large larder cupboard providing excellent storage, fitted pine dresser with shelves above. The utility room leads off the kitchen and has access out to the rear courtyard. A separate staircase takes you up to Bedroom 7 and shower room.

On the first floor, the master bedroom is light and spacious with superb views and en suite bathroom. There are two further bedrooms on this floor, one en suite and a separate family bathroom. On the second floor there are three further double bedrooms and two bathrooms.

Complementing the main house (with separate heating system): the pool house incorporates a garden room overlooking the pool, changing room and gymnasium with strip wood floor, sauna, shower room and separate WC.

The detached coach house has potential for further development, subject to the necessary consents being obtained. Two loose boxes, additional garden store with double arched opening. Detached triple garage and log store.

Outside

The grounds around the house have been well planned by the current owners to provide wonderful formal gardens with larger areas of lawn. The formal area at the rear of the house have been immaculately kept with topiary hedging, well stocked borders and a delightful rose garden.

The land, in total approximately 25 acres, lies mainly to the west with a small copse, woodland and grazing land.

GENERAL

Mains electricity, water and gas. Private drainage. Wiltshire Council. Council Tax Band G.

Agent’s Notes:

The swimming pool is not currently in use and requires recommissioning. It is shown uncovered blue for illustrative purposes only. Photographs were taken summer 2017.

Keepers Cottage is available by separate negotiation. The property is currently let on a rolling Assured Shorthold Tenancy with two months’ notice to quit required in order to gain vacant possession. See the Crisp Cowley website for further details - www.crispcowley.co.uk.

DIRECTIONS

From our office in Bath take North Parade. When at the end, turn left onto Pulteney Road (south/A36). Follow along toward the A4/London Road, turning right at the traffic lights. Take the A4/London Road to the roundabout and then the third exit, signposted Chippenham. Join the A4 and at the next roundabout take the third exit onto Bradford Road/A363 and slight left onto Bathford Hill. Continue onto High St for 2.6 miles, passing by Kingsdown Golf Club and after Longsplatt turn left, whereby you will have arrived at SN13 8DH.

THE PROPERTY MISDESCRIPTIONS ACT 1991

The Agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures and fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for the purpose. A Buyer must obtain verification from their Legal Advisor or Surveyor.

Stated measurements are approximate and any floor plans for guidance only. References to the tenure of a property are based on information supplied by the Seller. The Agent has not had sight of the title documents and a Buyer must obtain verification from their Legal Advisor.

Nothing in these particulars is intended to indicate that any carpets, curtains, furnishings or fittings, electrical goods(whether wired or not), gas fires, or light fitments or any other fixtures not expressly included form part of the property offered for sale.

Items shown in photographs are NOT included within the sales particulars. They may however be available by separate negotiation. Buyers must check the availability of any property and make an appointment to view before embarking on any journey to see a property.

Whilst we endeavour to make our sales details accurate and reliable, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact us and we will be pleased to verify the information. All property offered subject to being unsold.


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02 February 2018

Nearest stations

  • Bradford-on-Avon (4.2 mi)
  • Melksham (4.4 mi)
  • Avoncliff (4.9 mi)
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York Street, Bath, BA1 1NQ

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Nearest stations

  • Bradford-on-Avon (4.2 mi)
  • Melksham (4.4 mi)
  • Avoncliff (4.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Crisp Cowley (Bath) Ltd, Bath

York Street, Bath, BA1 1NQ

01225 686060 Local call rate

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