Near Charlton, Malmesbury: £1,495,000
Situated within a quiet rural position backing onto Ravensroost Woods Nature Reserve, a substantial home set within c.3.3 acres with a self contained three bedroom annexe, barn/workshop and stables.
DESCRIPTION Beechwood House is a substantial family home situated off a quiet country lane backing onto Ravensroost Woods Nature Reserve yet located only 7 miles from Malmesbury town centre. The property is set within c.3.3 acres and was built in 1974 offering flexible well-proportioned accommodation plus a self-contained annexe.
The accommodation in the house extends in all to 4,314 sq.ft. and is arranged over two floors. Accessed through a large entrance hall, the ground floor comprises a magnificent well-proportioned dual aspect living room with stone fireplace, a sitting room with French doors opening to the garden and a study. The dining room with exposed beams leads through to a generous fitted kitchen/breakfast room with a walk in larder and utility room off with side access to the garage. On the first floor are six double bedrooms, a family bathroom and separate WC whilst the master bedroom is served by an en-suite with separate shower and bath and a dressing room. A staircase leads up to the attic floor which is boarded and provides ample potential for further development subject to planning. The annexe is accessed to the rear of the house and extends in all to 1,364 sq.ft. with three bedrooms, two bathrooms, kitchen, living room and conservatory.
Externally, the property is approached through electric double gates across a sweeping drive with a central island up to the ample parking and triple garaging with electric doors. The gardens and grounds are predominately laid to lawn surrounded by mature hedging providing an excellent degree of privacy. The paddock is positioned to the westerly side of the house and extends to c.1.4 acres whilst to the eastern side is a woodland area which sees plenty of wildlife. Located at the rear is a 58ft x 30ft steel framed barn/workshop and a stable block which is currently used as storage/garaging but could be re-instated as four loose boxes.
SITUATION The property is situated within a delightful rural position adjacent to the wildlife haven Ravensroost Wood Nature Reserve which offers plenty of walks and off road bridle paths throughout the woodland and meadows. The village of Minety is located 2 miles away and is a lively village with a strong sense of community which boasts a pre-school and excellent primary school serving the local area. The village has a wide variety of clubs and activities, a village hall, well respected local rugby club, tennis club and two public houses. A wider range of amenities can be found in the nearby towns of Cricklade, Malmesbury, Cirencester and Swindon which are all within easy reach. The market town of Malmesbury is only 7 miles away with an Ofsted Outstanding Secondary School and Sixth Form and amenities such as a new Waitrose. Whilst enjoying an enviable rural location, the property is convenient for the local road and rail network with stations at Kemble and Swindon and Junction 16 of the M4 is readily accessible at nearby Wootton Bassett.