Charles Harding

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Hook


A substantial and contemporary country house offering light and airy accommodation arranged over two floors set in mature landscaped gardens on a plot of around 8 acres. With over 8000 sqft of living space this home has much to offer including 5/6 bedrooms, all of generous proportions, along with 5 bath/shower rooms. On entering the grand and spacious reception hall there is an immediate feeling of calm complemented by the tasteful and neutral decor which flows through the entire property. The main reception room has floor to ceiling doors which open out onto the gardens, whilst the dining room offers comfortable seating for large gatherings. The beautifully appointed kitchen/breakfast room with Smallbone kitchen is the real hub of this home with a central island for informal eating, Aga plus electric Rangemaster oven and vaulted ceiling. This room, in turn, leads into a pleasant conservatory with french doors leading out onto another terrace. A particular feature of this property is the superb indoor swimming pool with separate hot tub and sauna accessed directly from the kitchen via double doors incorporating a number of floor to ceiling windows and French doors leading out onto the courtyard area completing an enviable ground floor living area. Two of the property's five bedrooms are on the ground floor, both with en suite and dressing areas, with the remaining three on the first floor, two of which have en suite facilities and the third having use of the family bathroom.

£1,500,000

Description


A substantial and contemporary country house offering light and airy accommodation arranged over two floors set in mature landscaped gardens on a plot of around 8 acres. With over 8000 sqft of living space this home has much to offer including 5/6 bedrooms, all of generous proportions, along with 5 bath/shower rooms. On entering the grand and spacious reception hall there is an immediate feeling of calm complemented by the tasteful and neutral decor which flows through the entire property. The main reception room has floor to ceiling doors which open out onto the gardens, whilst the dining room offers comfortable seating for large gatherings. The beautifully appointed kitchen/breakfast room with Smallbone kitchen is the real hub of this home with a central island for informal eating, Aga plus electric Rangemaster oven and vaulted ceiling. This room, in turn, leads into a pleasant conservatory with french doors leading out onto another terrace. A particular feature of this property is the superb indoor swimming pool with separate hot tub and sauna accessed directly from the kitchen via double doors incorporating a number of floor to ceiling windows and French doors leading out onto the courtyard area completing an enviable ground floor living area. Two of the property's five bedrooms are on the ground floor, both with en suite and dressing areas, with the remaining three on the first floor, two of which have en suite facilities and the third having use of the family bathroom.

  • Stunning 46' Reception Hall
  • Cloakroom
  • Living Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Study
  • Gym
  • Conservatory
  • Utility Room
  • 5 Bedrooms & Additional Playroom
  • 5 Bath/Shower Rooms
  • Indoor Swimming Pool, Hot Tub & Sauna
  • Double Garage & Carport
  • Mature Landscaped Garden
  • Paddock
  • c.8 Acres

Positioned c.1 mile north of the market town of Royal Wootton Bassett, which was granted Royal patronage in 2011, this property is conveniently located with excellent road links to the M4, M5 and A420. Swindon's mainline station is c.6 miles away with a direct train to London Paddington taking around an hour. To the North some 30 minutes away is the edge of the Cotswolds, an area known for picturesque villages and quaint pubs whilst to the south is highly sought after Marlborough with its fine dining and abundance of high end shops and cafes. Royal Wootton Bassett itself is well served by local amenities including independent shops, doctors, a library and a number of well regarded state schools. Private schools are also within easy reach and information regarding such can be made available on request. Recreational opportunities locally include water sports and cycle paths at the Cotswold Water Park, golf at The Wiltshire Hotel Golf & Country Club and Bowood House plus Castle Coombe motor racing circuit is roughly 30 minutes away. In addition, this area is known for beautiful walks and cycle paths including the world famous Ridgeway National Trail which passes through the Marlborough Downs, an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Externally the home is positioned on a plot of around 8 acres made up largely of paddocks and mature landscaped gardens with excellent garaging and parking for numerous cars.  The circular driveway to the front, accessed via private gates leads to the front of the property and further round to the garage and car port area. There is a large lawn to the side of the property on the south side with a mature trees and shrubs along with a number of patios and courtyards extending from the main house. Within the grounds themselves are a number of outbuildings along with countryside views at the paddock end looking back towards Royal Wootton Bassett.

DescriptionA substantial and contemporary country house offering light and airy accommodation arranged over two floors, set in mature landscaped gardens on a plot of around 8 acres. With over 8000 sq ft of living space this home has much to offer including 5/6 bedrooms, all of generous proportions, along with 5 bath/shower rooms. On entering the grand and spacious reception hall there is an immediate feeling of calm complemented by the tasteful and neutral decor which flows through the entire property. The main reception room has floor to ceiling doors which open out onto the gardens, whilst the dining room offers comfortable seating for large gatherings. The beautifully appointed kitchen/breakfast room with Smallbone kitchen is the real hub of this home with a central island for informal eating, Aga plus electric Rangemaster oven and vaulted ceiling. This room, in turn, leads into a pleasant conservatory with french doors accessing another terrace. A particular feature of this property is the superb indoor swimming pool with separate hot tub and sauna approached directly from the kitchen via double doors. The pool area in turn leads via a number of floor to ceiling windows and French doors out onto the courtyard. This completes an enviable ground floor living area. Two of the property's five bedrooms are on the ground floor, both with ensuite and dressing areas, with the remaining three on the first floor, two of which have ensuite facilities and the third having use of the family bathroom.

ExternallyExternally the home is positioned on a plot of around 8 acres made up largely of paddocks and mature landscaped gardens, with excellent garaging and parking for numerous cars. The circular driveway to the front of the house, accessed via private gates, continues round to the garage and car port area. There is a large lawn to the side of the property on the south side with mature trees and shrubs, along with a number of patios and courtyards extending from the main house. Also within the grounds are a number of outbuildings, and there are lovely countryside views from the paddock looking back towards Royal Wootton Bassett.

Position & LocationPositioned c.1 mile north of the market town of Royal Wootton Bassett, which was granted royal patronage in 2011, this property is conveniently located with excellent road links to the M4, M5 and A420. Swindon's mainline station is c.6 miles away with a direct train to London Paddington taking around an hour. To the North some 30 minutes away is the edge of the Cotswolds, an area known for picturesque villages and quaint pubs whilst to the south is highly sought after Marlborough with its fine dining and abundance of high end shops and cafes. Royal Wootton Bassett itself is well served by local amenities including independent shops, doctors, a library and a number of well regarded state schools. Private schools are also within easy reach and information regarding such can be made available on request. Recreational opportunities locally include water sports and cycle paths at the Cotswold Water Park, golf at The Wiltshire Hotel Golf & Country Club and Bowood House plus Castle Combe motor racing circuit is roughly 30 minutes away. In addition, this area is known for beautiful walks and cycle paths including the world famous Ridgeway National Trail which passes through the Marlborough Downs, an area of outstanding natural beauty.

General Remarks

TenureFreehold

ServicesElectricity & gas, mains drainage and electric gates.

Local AuthorityNorth Wiltshire District Council - 01249 706111

DirectionsExit M4 at Junction 16 and take the A3102 signposted Royal Wootton Bassett, continue over the first roundabout and turn left at the second signposted Hook. Continue on this road for c.1 mile and turn left signposted Flaxlands (just before The Bollingbroke Arms pub) where Flaxlands House is the first gates on the left. Postcode: SN4 8DZ

Agents Note:Please be aware that the front photo was taken in 2011.

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