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The Old Police House, Common Hill, Steeple Ashton, Trowbridge, Wiltshire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Once the village police house this five bedroom detached property offers the rare opportunity to purchase a substantial family home on the outskirts of a much sought after and convenient village.

Superb Family Home

Extensive Views

Popular Village

Well Maintained

Good Size Reception Rooms

5 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms (1 Ensuite)

Generous Mature Garden with Orchard

Garage, Driveway and Parking

Set back from the lane, with mature hedging to the front, the property is approached over a tarmac drive which provides ample parking and access to the garage.

The enclosed front porch gives access to a very welcoming reception room with a Jet Master fire and plenty of space for comfy sofas. The family room to the front offers the flexibility to be a snug/tv room, study or playroom. The open plan reception area leads through to the dining room which is adjacent to the kitchen and conservatory, both to the rear and enjoying the open outlook to the garden and countryside beyond. The kitchen is fitted with an excellent range of wooden units with integrated appliances and ample space for the table and chairs. The utility room is larger than you would expect and over time, as the current family have grown up, has provided space for children to paint and play, and for bikes and golf clubs to be stored safely inside.

To the first floor there are five bedrooms. The master bedroom looks out the front garden and has a dressing room and ensuite shower room. The other four bedrooms are all good sizes and share the family bathroom, which has a separate corner shower and Jacuzzi bath.


The property sits in approximately ½ an acre with a reasonable size garden to the front. Access to the rear is to both sides and through the tandem garage. The gardens are level, secure and provide space to entertain on the patio, potter with tubs in the Mediterranean style garden and tend to the mature borders and shrubs. To the rear of the garden is a separate area with a few fruit trees and more than enough space for children to kick a ball or bounce on a trampoline.


Steeple Ashton is a thriving, busy, and much sought after village with plenty of local amenities including an award winning shop and cafe in the attractive main high street and a popular public house. The village church of St Mary the Virgin is known as one of the finest examples of medieval architecture. It is an architectural gem, and has been awarded a Grade I listing as an historic monument. There are a good range of well-regarded schools in the area. Schools within close proximity include Stonar at Atworth, St Mary's Calne, Dauntseys, Marlborough College, and many schools in Bath such as Monkton Combe and King Edward's. There is also a well-regarded primary school in Keevil and the West Ashton Church Of England School. Those with an interest in outdoor pursuits are also well catered for in the region, including various renowned golf courses, fabulous walks and riding. More extensive amenities can be found in nearby market towns of Devizes, Trowbridge and the practical town of Chippenham. The World Heritage City of Bath is approximately 14 miles away, and has everything in abundance for the visitor and resident alike. Roman remains, a wealth of Georgian architecture, a wonderful array of quaint side streets, shops, restaurants, theatres and beautiful historic buildings.


The property is extremely well placed for access to major road links, including A350 and the M4 (Junction 17) which provides good road access to Central London and the wider national motorway network. Westbury is just over 4 miles away, which has a mainline station providing high speed rail links to London Paddington (approximately 75 minutes) Main line rail services are also found in Chippenham (London Paddington again approximately 75 minutes) and of course Bath. Trowbridge 5 miles, Devizes 10 miles, Bath 14 miles, M4 (Junction 17) 17 miles (All distances approximate).

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