The fabulous 24ft kitchen / dining room is full of character, the kitchen benefits from a Belfast sink, an Aga and a range of freestanding units, and the the dining room has a wood burning stove set within an original fireplace creating a great space to enjoy family life.
The three reception rooms feature differing styles of log burning stoves, and have original shutters. The sitting room enjoys high ceilings, highlighted by the picture rails and offers beautiful multi pane windows to both the front and side aspect with fantastic views of the surrounding greenery. The windows have the added benefit of working shutters and the room has a solid wooden floor. The focal point is the 'Villager' wood burning stove set in a fantastic fireplace with beautiful wooden surround.
The drawing room also enjoys high ceilings, picture rails, solid wooden floors, and more multi pane windows with working shutters and outstanding views of the garden and fields beyond. Set back in the fireplace is a 'Chinese pot belly stove' (wood burning stove) with wooden surround.
There is a refitted cloakroom, a large utility and store, and a cellar which could be used as a wine storage or an office as the old coal shoot is now a window to the side which provides light.
Upstairs there is a gallery landing with study area which leads to 4 double bedrooms, 3 with fireplaces, a study and a family bathroom with a freestanding, rolled top bath
Grounds & Gardens
There are stone steps leading up to the front of the house, with an outstanding South American Thule tree sheltering the path to the front porch. A tiered front garden with a decked patio offers some wonderful views of the surrounding greenery and a relaxing sound of running water from both the brook across the lane and the slate stream water feature. A gate allows side access to the rear garden which is ideal for entertaining as it is mostly laid to gravel with decked patio areas. The ascending gravel steps take you to the main garden which has attractive interlinked ponds. The owners have arranged the garden in such a way that there are several seating areas, all with outstanding views, the top tier of the garden is a flat lawn area
The property is located along a quiet village lane just off the centre of this popular Wiltshire village, nestling under the northern escarpment of the Salisbury Plain. There is a small babbling brook running at the bottom of Stradbrook which separates the village of Bratton from neighbouring Edington which also boasts a popular pub and farm shop. There are wonderful walks from your doorstep up to the plain. Stradbrook is a real little community in itself with a charming mixture of properties. Village amenities include a Post Office, Primary School, Church & a Public House.
Devizes, Trowbridge, Westbury & Melksham are all within easy commuting distance & a mainline railway station can also be found in Westbury.
To find out more about this property and its location please contact our Chippenham office
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"This 4 bedroom detached property is set in an elevated position with commanding rural views and has been lovingly restored by the current owners."
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