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7 bedroom detached house for sale

The Shoe, North Wraxall, Chippenham, SN14

£1,650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 6/7 bedrooms
  • 5 bathrooms
  • 5 reception rooms
  • Separate one bedroom annexe
  • Large independent at home office
  • 3 double garages
  • 3 car carport
  • Gated walled grounds of 1 acre
  • Seated fire pit and covered BBQ area
  • Hot tub

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Fossecombe House is an impressive family home of wonderful proportions, formerly a landmark public house which dates back to 1937. This wonderful family home has been sympathetically and comprehensively extended and refurbished to an exacting standard by the current owners.


The property has beautifully presented accommodation arranged over three floors, with a fabulously eclectic mix of quality contemporary and period finishes, that blend beautifully with the surroundings. There are many original period features which include lovely parquet flooring, stone mullion windows, oak panelling, exposed beams and handsome fireplaces.


The ground floor accommodation is entered into an impressive hallway from which all rooms lead, to the front with a fine aspect and a large bay window there is generous sitting room, and to the rear a fully functioning bar and snug. The formal dining room has a wonderful double aspect, and leads through to the family breakfast room and stunning well-equipped ‘cooks’ kitchen with a walk-in pantry. The wine cellar and laundry room are conveniently placed in the basement where there is further significant storage space. The independent annexe which is currently being used as a play room, leads from the kitchen and has an apexed ceiling, guest WC, galleried landing and a large bedroom/sitting room, open plan kitchenette and separate bathroom. Glazed doors lead from the play room out to the gardens and sun terrace.


An impressive oak staircase leads from the entrance hall to the first floor accommodation which comprises a stunning master bedroom suite, and a guest suite along with two further bedrooms and a spectacular ‘Barcelona’ style bathroom. There are two further double bedrooms on the second floor, along with a large teenagers den/bedroom 7 with exposed beams and a feature Venetian window. In addition there is a wonderful family wet room with a square tiled deep seat Jacuzzi bath.


Externally the property is approached via electric gates to the side into a large gravelled driveway, with a turning circle around a fountain, having a recessed parking area for three cars. In addition there are three double garages and a three car carport, along with a large first floor independently accessed ‘at home’ office.


The property sits beautifully in well-manicured walled and gated gardens of 1 acre with a large level lawn, mature borders and an attractive sun terrace that spans the width of the property to the rear. The gardens offer wonderful entertaining space with a feature seated fire pit, hot tub and covered seated BBQ area. There is scope to add a swimming pool if required, with a pool house and shower already in place. To the side of the property there is further timber framed garaging and a large chicken coop.



The Shoe is a picturesque Wiltshire hamlet located conveniently on the A420 in between Bath and Chippenham. The Shoe is particularly well placed for easy access to Marshfield which offers a comprehensive range of local amenities, and Chippenham Railway Station which has a direct line to London Paddington, Bristol
and South Wales.

The UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath offers a wonderful array of chain and independent retail outlets, many fine restaurants, cafes and wine bars, and a number of well-respected cultural activities which include a world famous music and literary festival, The One Royal Crescent and Holburne Museums, The Victoria and Contemporary Art Galleries, along with the Roman Baths and Pump Rooms.

A number of excellent state and independent schools are also within easy reach which include Kingswood and The Royal High Schools in Lansdown, Marshfield CEVC Primary School and Sheldon School in Chippenham.

Communications include easy access to Chippenham Railway Station, and The M4 Motorway Junction 17 towards London, and Junction 18 to Bristol and South Wales. Bristol Airport is 20 miles to the west.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
24 August 2017

Nearest station

  • Chippenham (7.0 mi)
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35 Brock Street, Bath, BA1 2LN

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Nearest station

  • Chippenham (7.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Cobb Farr, Bath

35 Brock Street, Bath, BA1 2LN

01225 686089 Local call rate

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