The Old Stables is a charming stone built semi-detached converted stable which enjoys a quiet semi-rural location. The entrance to the property is via a canopied porch which takes you through to the entrance hall which has a window overlooking the pretty front garden and a useful coats cupboard. On the left of the entrance hall is a comfortable sitting room with windows to the front and rear of the
property. A cosy log burning stove set on a stone hearth and an attractive curved wall add to the atmosphere of the room. On the opposite side of the hallway is the dining room/study, which is an interesting shape and benefits from windows to the front and side of the property and two useful little serving hatches which look into the kitchen/breakfast room. With quarry flooring, a warming Aga (with a timer), and French doors which open into the garden, this really is the heart of the home whatever the season. Adjacent to the kitchen is an inner lobby with a large cupboard and cloakroom, and a rear door which takes you through to the substantial utility/boot room, with a door into the garage, this is such a beneficial space when catering for the trappings of country living, i.e. muddy wellies, & muddy paws etc.
Upstairs there is a generous light airy landing with loft access, (the loft is fully boarded and could be converted to provide additional accommodation STPP). On the right of the landing there are two bedrooms. Bedroom 2 is a good size room which overlooks the front garden. Bedroom 3 is at the rear of the property and benefits from a useful mezzanine level, adding additional space and flexibility to this room. On the left of the landing is the family bathroom, airing cupboard, and master suite which is an outstanding room with an impressive vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, and French doors which open onto a small timber balcony with steps to the ground floor. This room also benefits from an ensuite shower room.
Grounds & Gardens
Outside the gardens are a very attractive feature. The front garden has well stocked herbaceous borders and a footpath leading to the front door. To the side of the property access over a gravel driveway takes you to the rear garden, courtyard and the garage, there is parking here for several cars, and a log store. Bounded by a low stone wall, and mature beech hedging this lovely country garden is mainly laid to lawn, with raised beds, and various shrubs and trees. It has a nice open aspect with views over the surrounding farmland and the countryside beyond.
Upper Wraxall is a delightful village with houses arranged
around the village green and pond. It is situated in a
designated area of outstanding natural beauty and has origins, including the church, believed to date back to Norman times.
Located approximately three miles from the historic village of Marshfield which consists predominantly of attractive period buildings in local stone. It boasts a post office, newsagents, butchers, general store, tea shop, two public houses, church, doctor's surgery, and primary school. Furthermore the village is surrounded by magnificent countryside, with a network of pathways and trails with potential for numerous and varied walks.
The Georgian city of Bath is within 8 miles and has a wide
variety of shopping, sporting, leisure and cultural amenities.
Trains to London Paddington are available at either Bath Spa or Chippenham railway stations. (Chippenham to
Paddington about 75 minutes). Excellent road communications via the A420 and M4 provide easy access to the major employment centres of Swindon and Bristol,
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.
Tenure - Freehold
Oil Fired Central Heating
Mains Water & Private Drainage
Local Authority Wiltshire County Council
Council Tax Band E