A beautiful Victorian residence with later additions offering spacious accommodation of some 4700 sq ft and set within a c.1.5 acre plot including paddock with outbuildings offering stabling and garaging. Read more
A beautiful Victorian residence with later additions offering spacious accommodation of some 4700 sq ft and set within a c.1.5 acre plot including paddock with outbuildings offering stabling and garaging.
A beautiful Victorian residence with later additions offering spacious accommodation of some 4700 sq ft and set within a c.1.5 acre plot. The property itself enjoys high ceilings and large windows creating a light and airy feeling of space. The ground floor offers four large reception rooms complimented by a good size kitchen/breakfast room, useful laundry room, shower room and staircase to the cellar. The first floor boasts an impressive master bedroom suite with dressing room and large en-suite bathroom, four further bedrooms and three further en-suites. Outside the property is surrounded by lawned gardens with access to the yard with 3 stables, tack room, ample garaging and store room with a c.1/3 acre paddock beyond.
Situation - The property is very well placed, being a country house with a great sense of rural living, whilst being on the edge of the market town of Calne with a good selection of day-to-day amenities, which include a Leisure Centre, a public library and various shops, pubs and restaurants. The Bowood Estate with its Hotel, Golf and Spa Resort is c.2 miles away. The local market town of Chippenham is just 4 miles away and provides more extensive local amenities and every day shopping, whilst further afield the Georgian city of Bath provides extensive shopping, excellent schooling and a thriving arts scene.
Road & Rail - Road and rail links are excellent. Chippenham station is c.6 miles away providing regular services to London Paddington in approximately 70 minutes, Bristol Temple Meads in 28 minutes and Bath Spa in 15 minutes. To head west on the M4, junction 17 is c.10 miles providing easy access to Bristol and the West Country. Heading east junction 16 of the M4 is c.13 miles providing access to Swindon, Reading and London. Bristol airport is only c.39 miles (1hr20mins) to the west while Heathrow is c.81 miles (1hr 30mins) to the east.
Education - There are a number of highly respected public schools in the area including Marlborough College, Dauntsey's, St Mary's Calne and Stonar, not forgetting the excellent schools in Bath including Kingswood and the Royal High School. Excellent prep schools include St Margaret's in Calne and Pinewood. Chippenham also provides very good state education including Hardenhuish, Sheldon and Abbeyfield Schools.
Chilvester Hill House - Built-in the mid 1800s with later additions, the property is in need of some repair and modernisation but offers the potential to be a stunning family home. There are a range of character features throughout with full height sash windows with window shutters, fireplaces and high ceilings with decorative cornices.
Ground Floor - On entering the property through the double doors you will be met with an impressive reception hall with staircase leading to the first floor and steps down to the cellar. The spacious formal Sitting Room can be found on the left enjoying a dual aspect with a large bay window, attractive open fireplace and parquet flooring. On the opposite side is the drawing room with bay window and a range of fitted cupboards. The large dining room makes a great entertaining space with the bay window overlooking the side garden, parquet flooring and low level fitted cupboards. The study has range of fitted cupboards and shelving and a view up the driveway. To the back of the house is a second staircase to the first floor, a large kitchen/breakfast room with a range of fitted units and rear hall with laundry room and shower room.
First Floor - The spacious first floor landing has a full height window creating a light and airy feel. The master bedroom suite occupies the whole front of the house with a large bedroom leading through to a dressing room and equally large en-suite bathroom. There are three further bedrooms, two enjoying a dual aspect and all with the benefit of an en-suite and a fifth bedroom/study with low level fitted cupboards. Behind the second staircase is a stairway to the attic offering ample space for storage.
Outside - Chilvester Hill House is set fairly centrally within its plot and is approached via a sweeping driveway lined with staddle stones to the south. Parking lies to the front and side of the property with the latter leading on through a five bar gate to the yard and outbuildings. There are lawned gardens to front and either side with mature trees. The formal garden to the rear is in need of some attention to be restored to it's glorious best with a paved seating area, disused swimming pool and garden igloo.
Outbuildings & Paddock - The yard is approached via five bar gate and is enclosed by walling to two sides. There are three stables and a tack room on the left hand side and in front is a double garage, single garage and useful store room. To the side of this another five bar gate leads to the enclosed paddock.
* Master Bedroom Suite with Dressing Room & En-Suite Bathroom * Four Further Double Bedrooms * Three Further En-Suites
Grounds & Outbuildings - * Three Stables * Tack Room * Double Garage * Single Garage * Store Room * Changing Room * c.1/3 Acre Paddock * Lawned Gardens
Directions - From Chippenham follow the A4 to Calne. Just before you reach Calne turn left towards Bremhill and the entrance to Chilvester Hill House will be found immediately on the right hand side.
Services - Mains Water and Electricity Mains Gas Private drainage
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