On entering the property the generous entrance hall with solid oak staircase and American Oak flooring, is a light open space and has been finished with great attention to detail, a quality which continues throughout the property. On the right is the study, which is large enough to be used as a home office, and enjoys the pleasant outlook over the front garden. From here there is also a glazed door which takes you through to the garden room. As the property enjoys an
elevated position this room gives you the first glimpse of the
wonderful views. There are French doors which open out onto the patio and another glazed door which takes you through to the dining room. The dining room is at the rear of the property, it provides ample space for a formal dining room suite and also has French doors to take advantage of the views.
A door leads you back into the hall where there is a cloakroom/shower room and around to the inner hall. With two picture windows that overlook the front garden this a lovely light space which takes you to the sitting room and kitchen/breakfast room. The first room on the right is the sitting room, this is a charming room with large patio doors overlooking the garden and landscape beyond, and an attractive fireplace with a wood burning stove. The last room on the ground floor is the impressive kitchen / breakfast room, this is the hub of the home with enough space for the whole family to spend time together, cooking, eating and socializing. The substantial kitchen has an excellent selection of wall and base units with granite worktops. In addition to a Rayburn there is a Gas hob perfectly placed on a central island. Leading off the kitchen is a utility room and a boot room with door to the front, essential for country living and walking in the great outdoors.
Upstairs there are two bedrooms on the left of the landing. These are identical in size and a mirror image of each other. The striking landing with Velux windows at either end takes you to two further bedrooms, and the large family bathroom which has a generous size Velux window which floods the room with light. At the end of the hallway is the master bedroom which is double aspect providing lovely open views, and an ensuite shower room.
Grounds & Gardens
To the front of the property is a gated gravel drive which leads to a double garage. There is a lawn framed with herbaceous borders and mature shrubs and trees, which include an acer and silver birch, creating the look and feel of a country garden. On the left of the garden is a greenhouse and gated access to the rear garden, and to the right there is a double garage and log store. The garage has a pitched roof and a large picture window which has amazing views, STPP there is potential to convert this into a separate annexe. Between the garage and the house there is an attractive stone wall with gated access through to the rear garden. This creates a safe environment for pets and children and the perfect location for a barbecue and soaking up the sun on the private patio. The garden is mainly laid to a lawn, which wraps itself around the property, it has various mature shrubs and trees including an apple and plum tree, and is edged which a low hedge which doesn't interrupt views. A raised pathway leads from the patio around the property to steps leading down to the lawn and a further terrace outside the breakfast room, providing another lovely space for entertaining and soaking up the views which change with every season.
Colerne is about 3.5 miles (6 km) west of the town of Corsham and 6 miles (10 km) northeast of the city of Bath. It offers good links to the M4 and train stations in Bath and Chippenham, both of which are on the mainline to Paddington.
The village and civil parish is in the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, in north Wiltshire. It has an elevated and exposed position, 545 feet (166 m) above sea level, and overlooks the Box valley to the south. The parish includes the hamlets of Eastrip and Thickwood. It is bounded to the west by a stretch of the Fosse Way
Roman road, which forms the county boundary with Gloucestershire, and to the east by the Bybrook River. Part of the northern boundary is the Doncombe Brook, a tributary of the Bybrook, and part of the southern boundary is the Lid Brook, another tributary. With a population of about 3000, Colerne has a thriving community with an excellent primary school, medical practices, post office, grocery stores, pubs, village hall, recreation ground and numerous clubs and activities.
Tenure - Freehold
Services - Gas Central Heating
Mains Water & Drainage
Local Authority Wiltshire Council
Council Tax Band F