Westbury, Wiltshire

£895,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Superb Residential Equestrian Smallholding With Elegant Contemporary Family House & Garden With Exceptional Facilities In 9.3 acres

SITUATION

Beckington 3 miles, Westbury 4 miles, Trowbridge 5 miles, Warminster 6.5 miles, Frome 6 miles, Longleat 8 miles, Bath 12 miles, Salisbury 29 miles Trains: Westbury to London/Paddington (1hr 30 mins), Westbury to Bath (25 mins) International Airport: Bristol 37 miles

LOCATION

Abingdon House is situated on Brokerswood Road, between Lower Rudge & Brokerswood Country Park amongst other cottages, smallholdings and farms. The Full Moon pub in Lower Rudge is about a half mile distant with the larger village of Beckington 2 miles further West with the highly commended White Row Farm Shop; there are main travel routes with the A36, Bath to Warminster and the A303 connecting London and the West Country close by; whilst conveniently north west of Westbury's mainline railway station.

EDUCATION

The West Country is excellently catered for with a range of private schools in the area including Downside, Wells, Stonar and Dauntsey's. State primary schools are at Southwick and Berkley, with further schools at Westbury and Warminster nearby. For more details see www.iscis-sw.co.uk for independents and www.wiltshire.gov.uk for state schools information.

LOCAL SPORT & RECREATION

There is a local small supermarket at Westbury Leigh. There are ample shopping facilities in Warminster and the historic town of Frome and Roman city of Bath lie within easy reach. Longleat Safari Park, Iford Manor and Farleigh Castle are all easily accessible. There are plenty of walking, cycling and riding opportunities from the property with West Wilts Competition Centre at Holt. Racing is at Bath, Wincanton & Salisbury, hunting is with the Avon Vale. Golf is at Cumberwell and Frome.

ABINGDON HOUSE

An imposing substantial extended family home of rendered elevations, under a Redland tiled roof; to the side and rear of the property 1970's additions include a double garage, sizeable garden/ family room with upstairs study/ recreation room leading onto a roof terrace. An open plan double reception room with central fireplace & spiral staircase give the property a contemporary light feel whilst retaining traditional dining room & separate study areas; complimented by a delightful mature garden with private south east facing patio. Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the property fully.

ACCOMMODATION

4/5 bedrooms with ensuite bathroom plus shower room & separate bathroom. Double aspect spacious through reception room with central fireplace. Good sized family kitchen/ breakfast room opening onto garden room plus boot & utility rooms. Study plus 2 separate cloakrooms/ WC. Attractive lawned garden with mature borders & greenhouse plus orchard & kitchen garden adjoining. Ample driveway parking & double garage with separate gated access drive to yard

EQUESTRIAN

Adjoining the house but with independent driveway leading to a well organized yard with wide central concreted access comprising : 3 home loose boxes plus tack/ feed room. 10 further loose boxes of various sizes. Separate timber hay store & workshop. Three bay open fronted tractor barn. Electric & water on site Directly adjoining post & rail fenced paddocks with water 60m x 25m sand & rubber surfaced Arena. Electric Claydon four horse walker

LAND

In all the plot amounts to some 9.3 Acres

AGENTÂ S NOTES

Fox Grant and their clients give notice that: 1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. 2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Fox Grant has not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise. Any error or mis-statement shall not annul the sale or entitle either party to compensation in respect thereof.

LOCAL AUTHORITY

Wiltshire Council Tel: 0300 456 0100

COUNCIL TAX

Band 'G' : £2,537.25 for 2016/17

PLANNING

Brokerswood Country Park have a planning application submitted with Wiltshire Council to enlarge the site capacity of holiday lodges/ touring units & camping pods: Application Ref No. 16/ 00587/ FUL. awaiting decision

SERVICES

Mains water and electricity, private drainage to septic tank. Oil fired central heating.

ACCESS

NO public access across land

FIXTURES & FITTINGS

Unless mentioned specifically all fixtures, fittings and garden ornaments are excluded from the sale.

TENURE

The property is sold as Freehold and will be sold with vacant possession on completion.

POSTCODE

BA13 4EG

DIRECTIONS

From Bath head south on the (A36) towards Warminster and follow for about 11 miles; upon reaching Standerwick, turn left at the Bell Inn public house, into Rudge Lane and after about a mile turn right in front of the Full Moon public house where the property will be found on the right hand side, after about half a mile. See location plan for alternative routes.

VIEWINGS

All viewings strictly by appointment through the agents on 01722 782727. Please contact Phil Howard or William Grant for further details or email phil@foxgrant.com

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