Classic Freehold Georgian style (1833) country house in a rural setting without near neighbours, on approx. 4 acres with its own spring water and river. The south facing private property, comprising a main house and separate coach house has panoramic views of the Wiltshire countryside and its own formal topiary gardens.
In a rural setting without near neighbours, this classic south facing, Georgian style country house built from 1833 with late 1800s additions sits within approx. 4 acres and has panoramic views of the Wiltshire countryside. The land is without any public pathways. Built with brick and locally sourced Bath Stone under a Regency style slate roof, this is a rare private property incorporating a main house and separate coach house comprising:
• Outer hall
• Inner hall
• Drawing room
• Dining room
• Eat-in kitchen
• Billiard room/Library
• Sitting room
• Upper hall
• 5 Bedrooms
• 3 Bathroom/Shower rooms
• Separate Laundry
• Lower ground floor storage rooms (ex servants quarters) with development potential
• Wine Cellars with full head height.
• Triple Garage Coach house (896 square feet)
• Wood Shed
• Topiary gardens
• Tennis court
• Own Spring water from well.
The reception rooms feature high ceilings, original marble fireplaces and period sash windows and panelled doors. These are grand rooms for entertaining with great views across a formal topiary garden to the Great Ridge beyond. The dining room seats 12, and the 22 foot (7.29m) drawing room is large enough for a grand piano. A billiard room/library has built-in book shelves.
The five bedrooms on the first floor are generously proportioned and have some great views over topiary gardens to the hills and ridgeline beyond. A sitting room (the former butlers room) on the ground floor has an ensuite, if a sixth bedroom should be required.
Grounds comprise formal gardens (1.7 acres), a home paddock, orchard, and woodland of 2.2 acres (plentiful supply of timber for the fire places). Further land maybe available by separate negotation. A tributary of the Wylye River crosses the land providing water to the paddocks. The lawns slope down towards the river and encompass a croquet lawn and a tennis court.
The whole property sits within an AONB and the house is Grade 11 listed. The house has its own well with electric pump through 70 foot of chalk providing all the water for the house. This is high-quality spring water. The house also has its own sewerage system. The heating is oil fired central heating. The boiler was replaced with a Worcester boiler in 2017. The cost of electricity is low, the bills are £119.17, rising to £157.25/month in October 2022.
Unless specifically mentioned in these particulars, all contents, fixtures and fittings, garden ornaments, statues, garden urns, rugs carpets and curtains are specifically excluded from the sale. Certain items may be available by separate negotiation.
In adherence to the 1979 Estate Agents Act the agent here discloses that he is a connected party and is selling a family home.
Council Band H - £4,062/annum
Services: own water; mains electricity; own sewerage sytem; oil fired central heating.
Commute to London from Grateley station (24 miles away) to Waterloo in 1 hour 20 minutes.