West Ashton, Wiltshire, BA14

£850,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 6
NO ONWARD CHAIN This is your opportunity to purchase a piece of local history! Longs Park Castle dates back to 1836 and is a superb six bedroom period property, with a detached Clock House providing additional accommodation.

LOCATION

Secluded from the A350 behind mature trees, this fantastic Castle is located at the end of a long gravelled drive, backing onto open fields. West Ashton is situated between the towns of Trowbridge, Westbury and Melksham. Trowbridge itself offers busy town centre shopping and cinema complex with restaurants and a train station with direct links to Bath, Bristol and beyond..

DESCRIPTION

NO ONWARD CHAIN This is your opportunity to purchase a piece of local history! Longs Park Castle dates back to 1836 and is a superb six bedroom period property, with a detached Clock House providing additional accommodation. The impressive Grade 2 listed folly castle boasts many fantastic period features, with large and flexible living space, comprising an entrance vestibule, library, great hall, drawing room, kitchen, conservatory/lounge, cloakroom toilet, bathroom and six bedrooms - three with en-suite showers.

The Clock House provides a lounge/dining room, kitchen, bedroom with en-suite bathroom and its own enclosed garden.

You can enjoy total privacy and seclusion in the circa two acres of landscaped and natural gardens, teeming with wildlife. The gardens also offer many outbuildings, such as; Game Keeper's Cottage (currently a games barn), original former Kennels, Summer House overlooking the Duck Pond and a Victorian Potting Shed.

ENTRANCE VESTIBULE

2.3 X 2.2 (7'7 X 7'3 )

You enter the castle through a solid wooden door with a key code access lock into a vestibule that has decorative period style window and an opening leading to the library.

LIBRARY

3.0 X 2.2 (9'10 X 7'3 )

There are decorative period style windows to the front and rear, an open face feature fire place, smoke detector, wooden door leading to the Great Hall and an original cast iron spiral stair case featuring a crenel style window to the first floor stand alone bedroom in the tower.

BEDROOM ONE

3.0 X 2.2 (9'10 X 7'3 )

This dual aspect double bedroom has a thin crenel style window to the front, bay period style window to the rear, smoke detector and radiator.

GREAT HALL

7.5 X 3.5 (24'7 X 11'6 )

This magnificent high ceiling feature room holds a vast solid wood dining table through the middle and has floods of light with the dual aspect wood effect Upvc doubled glazed atrium with doors leading to the rear and glazed portcullis doors to the front. There is also a smoke detector, underfloor heating, three radiators and a period style wooden door to the drawing room.

DRAWING ROOM

4.2 max X 3.0 (13'9 max X 9'10 )

Walking into the Drawing Room you a welcomed by a decorative feature fireplace and a large seating area, there are period style windows to the front and rear, a radiator, smoke detector, underfloor heating and doors leading to; the Great Hall, kitchen and spiral stairs case to first floor.

KITCHEN

4.9 max X 4.4 (16'1 max X 14'5 )

The kitchen has decorative windows to the front and rear, period style base units featuring solid granite work surfaces, composite sink with Victorian style chrome mixer, AGA with cooking extractor above, space for fridge freezer, dishwasher and chest freezer. There is a feature wall mounted shelf unit and wall mounted cupboard for storage, smoke detector, carbon monoxide alarm and an opening leading to the toilet room, bedroom and conservatory.

CONSERVATORY/LOUNGE

4.8 X 4.8 (15'9 X 15'9 )

The spacious wood effect Upvc double glazed conservatory features doors opening to rear garden and outside gravelled entertaining area, TV point, radiator, thermostat heating controls and a period style window to bedroom.

DOWNSTAIRS TOILET ROOM

There is a high level WC with a wall mounted corner basin with chrome mono taps and an extractor fan.

BEDROOM TWO

3.5 X 2.8 (11'6 X 9'2 )

There is built-in wardrobe, radiator, decorative window to conservatory behind a mirror and opening to a shower room. The shower room consists of a wall mounted basin with chrome mono taps, extractor and a shower cubicle with a wall mounted mains shower unit.

FIRST FLOOR HALLWAY

The three part first floor landing has an original cast iron decorative spiral stair case leading to the roof access and turret, doors to bedrooms three, four, five and six, a bathroom and doors separating the landing areas. There are also two bay period style windows to the front, a smoke detector and radiator.

BEDROOM THREE

4.8 max X 3.2 (15'9 max X 10'6 )

There is a small staircase leading to the bedroom which features a bay period window to the front and rear, radiator and a joining shower area which has a wall mounted corner basin with chrome mono taps and a shower cubicle with mains wall mounted shower.

BEDROOM FOUR

4.3 max X 2.4 (14'1 max X 7'10 )

There is a period style bay window to the rear, a decorative fireplace a smoke detector and radiator.

BEDROOM FIVE

3.1 max X 2.1 (10'2 max X 6'11 )

This bedroom consists of a large period bay window to the rear over looking the outside seating area, decorative fire place, a smoke detector and a radiator.

BEDROOM SIX

4..2 max X 3.5 (13'1 max X 11'6 )

As you step down into the large end bedroom there are period style windows to the front and rear and access to a built in storage area and a joining shower area with a wall mounted basin with chrome mono taps and shower cubicle with a wall mounted mains shower unit.

BATHROOM

The period style bathroom has a beautiful feature roll top bath with chrome mixer and shower mixer tap with the shower head situated on the wall with curtained off area. There is a wall mounted towel rail, pedestal basin with chrome mono taps, high level WC and period style window to the rear.

CLOCK HOUSE

LOUNGE/DINING ROOM

6.4 X 2.3 (21'0 X 7'7 )

You enter through wood effect Upvc double glazed French doors into a very well lit conservatory style lounge/dining room which features two lean window/doors to the side garden, two radiators and an opening to the kitchen and bedroom.

KITCHEN

3.4 max X 3.2 max (11'2 max X 10'6 max)

There is a Upvc double glazed window to the side, matching wall and base units, roll top work surfaces, stainless steel 1 sink unit with chrome mixer tap, built-in Indesit fan oven with electric hob and extractor with light over, space for a washing machine, radiator, smoke detector and sport lights in the ceiling.

BEDROOM

3.2 X 2.8 (10'6 X 9'2 )

The double bedroom features French wood effect Upvc double glazed doors to the rear gardens, a radiator, smoke detector, loft access and a door to the en-suite.

EN-SUITE

There is a small high level window to the side, a bath with mixer/shower tap, pedestal with mono taps, low level WC, wall mounted towel rail, extractor and spotlights in the ceiling.

EXTERIOR

FRONT

The commanding property is accessed via a large gravelled driveway, leading up to a pair of medieval wooden gates, with keypad controlled automation. An original dwarf wall to the side partitions the drive from a good size front lawn, there is an outside light and mature trees and bushes.

REAR

Sat on a generous plot of circa two acres, with the nearest neighbour roughly one mile away, Longs Park Castle's landscaped gardens offer seclusion and privacy. Whether you are enjoying the summerhouse overlooking the duck pond, picking fruit from one of the many fruit trees or exploring one of the outbuildings, the outside space provides something for everyone. There is a large lawn, numerous pathways, gravelled entertaining area and well kept, mature trees and bushes.

The extensive gravelled drive provides plentiful parking.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The castle and clock house are currently used as holiday accommodation for up to 18 guests and have been for the past 13 years, offering the new purchaser the opportunity for substantial income, whether kept the same, used as a B&B or Air B&B. Further details can be provided on request.

Directions

From the Town and Country Estates office in Fore Street, Trowbridge, head out of Trowbridge towards Tesco on County Way, at the mini roundabout turning onto West Ashton Road, follow the road up to the traffic lights and the junction of A350, turn left. Continue along the A350 and the property can be found on the right-hand side.

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