Occupying a plot of almost 0.3 acre along a single track country lane within the Gastard conservation area. Upon entering there is a dining hall which is open plan through to the sitting room which has an open fire, exposed stonework, exposed beams, hardwood frames, and stone mullion windows that overlook both the front and rear gardens.
The library/music room is of particular note with a raised ceiling height, a dual outlook and French doors to the rear garden. The galley kitchen/breakfast room which is fitted with a range of cream shaker style units has access to the rear garden. On the ground floor there is a shower room / utility.
From the sitting room the staircase provides access to the first floor where there are 3 generous size bedrooms, one has an original fireplace and all have dual aspect and built in cupboards. There is a family bathroom and a spacious landing with built in cupboards which provide useful storage space and would be an area to consider re-configuring if alterations to the current accommodation were to be made.
The property sits side on to the lane with plenty of space to the front to park. The house is set within a plot of 1/3rd acre and has delightful country garden that is mainly laid to lawn interspersed with many mature trees, a selection of fruit trees, flower beds, shrubs and a vegetable garden.
There are a number of outbuildings. A detached stone garage with stairs to a room above. giving an opportunity here, subject to planning, to provide additional accommodation or to upgrade the garage and create a more useable space above. In addition to the garage and attached to the property is a wood store and opposite to the side of the entrance is a stone building, requiring repair. This has previously been used as an office and a studio.
Gastard is a popular village with amenities including a public house, church and village hall and unspoilt country walks literally on the door step. The historic old market town of Corsham and the Georgian heritage city of Bath are both a short drive away. Corsham is a charming old town with an excellent range of local facilities including a sports centre, and doctors' surgery. There are also good primary and secondary schools in nearby Corsham.
The High Street is mostly pedestrianised with many beautiful buildings making it a wonderful place to stroll whilst enjoying many specialist shops and cafes, an array of eateries, restaurants, and good pubs plus a weekly market.
The National Trust village of Lacock is also close by. There is excellent access to Junction 17 of the M4, which is approximately 15 minutes' drive away and Chippenham (approximately 4 miles) with mainline railway station to London Paddington (1 hour, 10 minutes). The World Heritage City of Bath lies approximately 12 miles away. With Bristol approximately 30 miles and the nearest market town of Corsham is 2 miles.
From Chippenham proceed south along the A350 in the direction of Melksham, at the set of traffic lights turn right into Corsham Road, continue along Corsham Road and turn left at the crossroads, follow this road heading towards Gastard, the property will be found on the right.
Tenure - Freehold
Services - Oil Fired Central Heating
Mains Water & Drainage
Local Authority Wiltshire County Council
Council Tax Band F
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"A rare opportunity to acquire a detached stone built house with a generous garden set in a delightful yet convenient rural setting within the Gastard conservation area."
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