4 Bedroom Detached House for sale in Lower Seagry
Hidden away on the banks of the River Avon, an exceptional 18th Century Mill House set within 3.6 acres of beautiful gardens and grounds.
- Detached 18th Century mill house
- Beautiful gardens and grounds on the banks of the River Avon
- Outstanding rural location
- 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms
- Elegant period features
- Large detached barn/garaging
- Fishing rights
DESCRIPTION Seagry Mill House is an exceptional 18th Century former mill house rurally located within an idyllic position on the banks of the River Avon on the edge of the desirable village of Lower Seagry. Located down a long drive away from passing traffic, this substantial detached period home is set within 3.6 acres of beautiful gardens and grounds. Internally, the property displays elegant period features accompanied by wonderful high ceilings throughout and well-proportioned room sizes. Arranged over two floors, the accommodation extends in all to 2,895 sq.ft. coupled with a large 29ft x 31ft detached barn offering ample space for garaging and external storage.
The ground floor accommodation principally comprises two reception rooms and a magnificent open plan kitchen/dining room which boasts an exposed timber beamed ceiling, custom fitted timber units, limestone flooring and a cosy wood-burning stove. The living room features a large stone open fireplace. To the side, there is a sizable utility/boot room perfect for country living with muddy wellies and pets, whilst there is also a downstairs office. A cloakroom is located beneath the stairs. On the first floor, there are four bedrooms and three bathrooms, two of which are en-suite to the principal bedrooms. The main and largest bedroom enjoys spectacular views across the garden and has the benefit of a fully fitted en-suite bathroom with both a separate bath and shower plus twin sinks.
Seagry Mill House is accessed down a long drive and has plenty of private parking over a gravelled parking area in addition to the barn. The gardens of the property are a true delight and asset having been meticulously landscaped and, in particular, pink roses surround the house. There is a charming orchard with a path meandering through bound by a pergola walkway featuring various fruit trees including apple, plum and cherry. A large, raised patio terrace overlooks the principal lawn with a small stream running parallel to the side. Beyond the formal gardens there are two paddock areas. This land runs alongside the River Avon and has been left as a natural haven for local wildlife home to the likes of otters and swans. The property has the rare of advantage of approximately 410 yards of single bank fishing rights on the river.
TENURE & SERVICES We understand the property is Freehold with oil fired central heating, private drainage, mains water and electricity. Please note, there is a public right of way over the property and the Environmental Agency also has a right of access to maintain the weir on the river.
SITUATION The property is located on the rural edge of Lower Seagry, about 5 miles south of Malmesbury and approximately 3 miles north-east of the M4 (Junction 17). Along with the neighbouring village of Upper Seagry, the two adjoining villages have a good number of amenities, including a sought after primary school, a good local public house with good food, a cricket club and village hall. Nearby Great Somerford also has a primary school, pub and village shop. Malmesbury has wide range of amenities and excellent schools plus a Waitrose whilst the major town of Chippenham offers comprehensive facilities plus has a main line rail station with regular fast trains to London (Paddington). Both Malmesbury and Chippenham offer an excellent choice of secondary schooling. The cultural cities of Bath and Bristol are easily commutable as is Swindon.