With origins that date back to the 16th Century Malford House has been sensitively enlarged over the years to create an attractive country house full of character retaining many original period features including inglenook fireplaces in the main reception rooms, beams, leaded windows and a bread oven in the old bakery (now a cosy snug).
The property and accommodation will appeal to those seeking a substantial family home, with generous grounds and land. The separate accommodation will be suitable for dependent relatives, guests, or to generate an income.
The accommodation flows from the centre of the property with a sitting room, dining room, snug and study within the original part and the extension has a light and airy dual aspect kitchen with a vaulted ceiling, fitted with a traditional style bespoke kitchen and an Aga, there is also ample space for a farmhouse style table and chairs. There is a separate utility room and a freezer room. A conservatory extends from the sitting room out to the main garden and has doors opening onto the pool area to the side.
The first floor accommodation comprises a master bedroom with ensuite shower room and triple aspect views over the gardens and adjoining farmland.
At the opposite end of the house there is a generously size guest room, also with triple aspect views, a single bedroom / hobby room and a shower room. To the second floor there are two further double bedrooms and a bathroom.
The detached two bedroom cottage is positioned on the opposite side of the courtyard and is independent of the main house. There is a sitting room, spacious enough for a dining table, a fitted kitchen and bathroom for the two bedrooms to share.
Grounds & Gardens
In addition to the double garage there are numerous useful store rooms to house garden equipment as well as the pool system. The swimming pool is heated and situated on the south side of the house, in a private and secluded spot overlooking the lawns. For further relaxation there is a whirl pool and sauna.
The main garden wraps around the property and is mainly laid to lawn with an array of mature trees and shrubs.
The 14 acres, is separate to the main house and grounds, with roadside access via a five bar gate to an enclosed yard in front of four timber stables, tack room and a hay barn. The land is fenced and divided into two equal size paddocks each with water supply and a woodland area.
Christian Malford is one of the few villages in the area retaining the facilities and amenities villages used to have. With a primary school, church, village shop/post office, pub and village hall, where there are many social events and activities arranged on a regular basis. The village is just five miles N.E. of Chippenham, which has easy access to a wide range of shops, providing an excellent range of facilities and amenities including mainline rail services (Paddington about 75 minutes) and modern sports/leisure centre; excellent road communications provide easy access to the major employment centres of Bristol and Swindon via the M4 together with London and the West Country. Those with an interest in country and leisure pursuits are well catered for in the area and there is a good choice of both state and private schooling in the region.
Mains Water & Drainage
Oil Fired Central Heating
Grade ll Listed
Local Authority Wiltshire County Council
Council Tax Band H
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"An attractive five bedroom 16th Century Grade II listed property with detached annex situated in a semi-rural location, with a mature garden, swimming pool and paddocks"
01249 444 557