One for real traditionalists this week, an imposing 18th century Grade II listed detached character house hidden away in large tiered gardens in the centre of town with garaging. Take a virtual tour through our gallery, and for a full look at Goodman Warren Beck’s property portfolio, just click on their logo within the article. To book a viewing or a valuation call 01249 444449.
WHERE: Monkton Hill, Chippenham
ASKING PRICE: £550,000
DETAILS: The property retains a wealth of character features and offers a sitting room with stone mullion bay window, stripped wooden floorboards and fireplace, dining room original stone fireplace with wood burning stove, study, c.28′ kitchen/breakfast room, utility and cloakroom. The first floor has 3 double bedrooms, master with en-suite facilities and family bathroom, whilst the second floor offers two more attic bedrooms. Other attributes include gas central heating and secondary double glazing to many aspects.
Situation – The property is situated in the heart of Chippenham town centre, tucked away in an elevated mature secluded location. The town centre is a few yards away offering a comprehensive range of amenities. The mainline rail station (London Paddington just over an hour) is close by, along with the Olympiad Sports Centre and Monkton Park with its pitch and putt golf course and River Avon walks. Quality senior and junior schools are also within walking distance. M4 J.17 is c.4 miles north providing swift access to the larger centres of Bristol , Bath and Swindon.
Entrance – Original stone canopy with hardwood entrance door to:
Reception Hall –
Sitting Room – 20’6″ x 11’11” max (6.25m x 3.63m max) – Wide stone mullion bay window to front. Feature fireplace with wood surround and marble inset and hearth. Radiator. Stained wooden floorboards. Wall light point.
Dining Room – 12’5″ x 10’3″ (3.78m x 3.12m) – Stone mullion window to front. Feature stone fireplace with wood burning stove inset on flagstone hearth. Part wood panelled walls. Parquet flooring. Radiator. Steps up to:
Study – 12’3″ x 9’6″ (3.73m x 2.90m) – Stone mullion window and glazed door to front. Vaulted ceiling. Exposed beams. Radiator. Wall light points.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room – 28’7″ x 10’5″ max (8.71m x 3.18m max) – Three stone mullion window to rear and window to side. Glazed door to garden. Range of drawer and cupboard base units with worksurfaces over. Glazed display cabinet. Radiator. Quarry tiled flooring. Extractor fan.
Utility Room – 6’4″ x 4’6″ (1.93m x 1.37m) – Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Gas fired boiler supplying radiator central heating.
First Floor Landing – Staircase to second floor. Window to front.
Master Bedroom – 20’8″ x 10’11” max (6.30m x 3.33m max) – Stone mullion bay window to front.. Radiator. Wall light points. Fitted wardrobes.
Bedroom Two – 12’5″ x 10’4″ (3.78m x 3.15m) –
Bedroom Three – 13’4″ x 10’4″ (4.06m x 3.15m) –
Family Bathroom –
Second Floor Landing –
Bedroom Four – 11’0″ x 10’6″ (3.35m x 3.20m) –
Bedroom Five – 10’8″ x 10’8″ (3.25m x 3.25m) –
Separate Wc –
Grounds – The extensive mature gardens are walled with two pedestrian gated accesses with steps leading up to the entrance. The property is very secluded and private due to numerous mature trees and shrubs. The top part of the garden offers a level plot laid to lawn with pathway leading through to large vegetable plot. Greenhouse and sun room. There are numerous deep shrub and flower borders around the property along with climbing plants and mature wisteria.
Directions – From the High Street proceed up New Road and take the first right into Monkton Hill. Before the hill there are two garages built into the wall on the left. The property is situated above these in the secluded gardens and accessed via the gated steps that lead up to the entrance.