Potterne Road, Devizes

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
On the market for the first time since 1963, 'Casterbridge' is an elegant Victorian villa which is beautifully presented. With it's handsome stone mullions and stunning stained glass windows, the traditional style house has been complemented by an outstanding, contemporary garden room. The grounds extend to about 1/2 an acre, and are landscaped with well stocked borders, a variety of fruit trees, colourful clematis, areas of lawn and immediately by the house two stone paved private terraces.

The house is approached off 'The Breach'-one of the most sought after locations in town- over a long part walled driveway providing a great sense of arrival. An entrance vestibule opens through to a welcoming hallway with an impressive handmade staircase and one of the delightful aforementioned stained glass windows. Set off the hall is a wooden panelled cloakroom, a flexible study / family room with exposed wooden floorboards and open fireplace, and a generous cellar (with storage racking, light and power). A formal dining room features an original cast iron fireplace, French doors to a sunny courtyard and a door back into the refitted kitchen. The 28ft open plan kitchen/breakfast room (by Devizes Fine Kitchens) has limestone flooring, bespoke units, quality appliances, a red gas fired AGA and central island with an iroko worktop. A gorgeous drawing room with parquet flooring has doors into the garden room (with underfloor heating). Set off the rear hall is a utility, cloakroom and a walk-in lift (ideal for anyone with mobility issues). On the first floor there are 4 good sized double bedrooms each with their own individual character and features, complemented by 3 refitted en suites and a family bathroom. Outside, there is parking for 10+ cars alongside a beautiful oak framed double carport with an EV charger, 2 timber garden stores behind. The stunning gardens have outside lighting and power, a summerhouse, potting shed and a handmade water feature.


Casterbridge is accessed off 'The Breach'- a delightful, leafy private no-through road and one of the most sought after residential areas in Devizes, only 10 minutes stroll from town. The historic market town of Devizes has many amenities including town centre shopping, a leisure centre, various Supermarkets, a variety of shops, cinema, theatre and thriving weekly market. Private local schools in the locality include Dauntsey's School, Marlborough College and St Mary's Calne. The historic Kennet & Avon Canal runs through the town providing fishing and walking amenities. The major centres of Bath, Salisbury, Swindon, and Bristol are all within easy motoring distance. Junction 17 of the M4 motorway lies about 17 miles to the north with the M3 motorway via the A303 to the south. Mainline railway services to London Paddington are available in Pewsey, Chippenham and Westbury, and also from Andover to Waterloo.

Property Information

Council Tax: Band G. Extended in 2014/2015.

Services: All mains services are connected. New central heating system 2015. A 3700 litre rainwater harvesting and irrigation system is in place. Underfloor heating to the stone floor areas on ground floor (bar the kitchen).

The Breach is a Private Road: The Breach Road Committee. Annual sum payable of circa £100 p.a. paid for maintenance costs & ongoing sinking fund in place.

01380 698006

Strakers - Devizes

6 - 7 Market Place, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 1HT

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