The Beeches, West Foscote, Grittleton
£1,250,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
A spacious mainly single storey home (2792 sq ft) with excellent garaging, country views

and a stable block with two paddocks providing 3.36 acres.

4 bedrooms, 3 bath/shower rooms - 2 en suite. Hall, cloakroom, sitting room,

dining room, large kitchen/breakfast room, utility room.

The Property

Originally part of the Neeld Estate which covers virtually all of Grittleton and the surrounding area, this impressive mainly single storey barn is Grade II Listed and thought to date from the mid 19th Century. It is understood to have been a cattle barn originally and now forms part of a cluster of five character homes located in a semi-rural setting between Grittleton, Castle Combe and Yatton Keynell. The Cotswold stone tiled roof has recently been overhauled and the vaulted ceilings feature extensive beams, adding to the charm of this delightful home. The garages adjoining bedroom two have been insulated and there is scope to create ancillary accommodation if required. A short distance away is a a stable block and two paddocks extending in all to about 3.36 acres.

The Accommodation

The front door leads into an entrance hall with a log burning stove, and a cloakroom at the rear. Double doors on the right lead to the dining room, which is open-plan to the adjacent sitting room, with a central double sided log burner servicing both rooms, together with sliding doors into the courtyard. To the left of the hall is the spacious, triple aspect kitchen/breakfast room with a flagged floor. There is a two oven Aga, electric built-in oven, microwave, halagen hob, fridge and freezer. There is an excellent range of hand painted cupboards with granite work surfaces and a useful utility room off. There are four bedrooms, all with fitted wardrobes, and two with en suite showers, plus a stylish family bathroom with separate shower. Stairs from the smallest bedroom lead to a first floor attic room, ideal for a study/teenager's den.

Outside

Approached over a long private drive, a sweeping gravelled drive leads to an excellent range of garaging providing copious amounts of storage and/or workshop space. The gardens lie to the front of the property and are laid mainly to lawn, with mature trees and paved seating areas, ideal for al fresco dining. There is also a summer house and seating area, to enjoy the evening sun. Behind the property are uninterrupted views over the adjacent farmland.

General

Mains water and electricity are connected. Private drainage system. The oil fired boiler in the utility room supplies central heating and hot water. Council Tax Band F - £2,849.47 payable for 2022/23. There is no EPC as the property is Listed.

Location

West Foscote lies about 1/4 of a mile from Grittleton, a traditional Wiltshire village in the southern Cotswolds, the popular Neeld Arms Public house, Grittleton House, church, village hall and cricket club, contributing to it's desireability. In the nearby village of Yatton Keynell is a post office and general store, along with The Bell public house, village hall and popular primary school. Lying about 8 miles south-west of the attractive market town of Malmesbury, and about 14 miles north-east of the historic city of Bath, the village is well regarded. Chippenham, Bath, Bristol and Cirencester are nearby and offer extensive amenities and services. The area is well served by a range of excellent communications including the M4 motorway at junctions 17 and 18 providing access to London and Heathrow airport to the east and Bristol (including Bristol International Airport), Bath and the M5 motorway to the west. Main line rail services to London Paddington and Bristol operate from nearby Chippenham Station.

Directions to SN14 6AH

From Malmesbury head south on the A429, proceeding through Corston and, at the roundabout, turn right towards Hullavington. Turn next left and proceed through Hullavington and into Grittleton. Continue past the church and at the crossroads turn left. Proceed over the motorway and take the next right, signposted Castle Combe. After about 250 yards take the 3rd driveway on your right, marked 'farm entrance', and then turn right into a narrow lane, in between neighbouring propertoes, bearing left, leading to The Beeches.

01666 238051

Blount & Maslin

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