3 Bedroom Semi-Detached House for sale in Stanton St. Quintin
Forming a wing of the former rectory Stanton Court, this elegant period village house displays Georgian room proportions and excellent high ceilings throughout.
- Wing of a Handsome Rectory
- Georgian Period Features
- 3 Double Bedrooms
- 3 Bathrooms
- Magnificent Drawing Room
- Private Garden
- 2 Garages
DESCRIPTION This unique village home forms a wing of Stanton Court, a most handsome Georgian rectory dating back to 1780. Stanton Court East, formerly known as North Wing, was subsequently built in 1872 by the rector at the time, Bertrand Bouverie. The property displays a wealth of period features including stone mullion windows and boasts well-proportioned room sizes throughout with high ceilings typical to the Georgian era. The light and airy accommodation extends in all to 1,556 sq.ft. arranged principally over two floors with the addition of a second-floor bedroom suite in modern times.
At the heart of the ground floor there is a magnificent drawing room with large stone fireplace and multi-fuel burner inset. At the front, there is the kitchen, which was originally the scullery, a further reception room, utility room and separate WC. Off the drawing room, there is a useful, large under stairs store which has underfloor heating and a window therefore providing space for a home office. The upper floors comprise three double bedrooms all with modern en-suites. The master bedroom also benefits from fitted wardrobes and a charming multi-fuel burning stove. The property has been well-maintained and includes new steel framed double glazed windows upkeeping with the original charm.
Outside, the property is approached over a traditional courtyard setting where there are two garages located. The garden is arranged to the front of the property with a good degree of privacy bound by stone wall and mature trees. The garden is mostly laid to lawn with flower bed borders and a patio terrace.
SITUATION The village of Stanton St Quintin is situated equidistance between the market town of Malmesbury and the larger town of Chippenham. The village has a great sense of community with regular activities being ran at the village hall as well having a primary school, hotel/restaurant and Norman Church, whilst numerous countryside walks surround the area. There is a regular bus service from the village which runs from Malmesbury to Chippenham. Located just a mile away in Lower Stanton St Quintin is a garage with shop selling everyday essentials. The neighbouring larger village of Hullavington also has a primary school, shop/post office and pub whilst both Malmesbury and Chippenham are within a 10-minute drive and have a comprehensive range of facilities plus secondary schooling.
The village is conveniently located for access to Junction 17 of the M4 motorway providing easy commute to London, Bristol, Bath, Reading and Swindon whilst Chippenham railway station has mainline services to London, Wales and the South West. Bristol Airport is a 45 minute drive away.
TENURE & SERVICES We understand the property is Freehold and the two garages leasehold to Stables Cottage with a peppercorn rental value. There is oil fired central heating, mains drainage and water.