5 bedroom detached house for sale

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Beds: 5
Baths: 3
The Street, Grittleton, Chippenham, Wiltshire SN14 See map

A delightful detached family house located in the popular village of Grittleton.

A wonderful five bedroom family house in the heart of this sought after village. The Old Laundry, formerly ‘The Barton’, is a historic Grade II Listed house that is thought to be originally part of the Grittleton House estate. Dating originally from 17th century, this beautiful three storey house is rubble stone built with a stone tile roof and 20th century additions at each end. A central gabled ashlar porch provides attractive symmetry and a welcoming entrance.

The porch opens in to a wonderful sitting room with exposed wooden beam ceiling and a large stone fireplace with wood-burning stove. Stone mullion windows, wood skirting and architraves add to the aesthetic of this marvellous historic house. Adjacent is the dining room with wooden floors and an oversized inglenook fireplace with inset stove. To the rear of the ground floor are a collection of superb entertaining rooms, including a snug, playroom/study and conservatory, all of which enjoy excellent proportions and pretty views of the rear garden. The large family kitchen is located to the side of the house, with garden views and a lovely vista of Grittleton House next door. The ground floor is completed by a boot room and downstairs WC, and side door access to the garden.

The bedroom accommodation is split over the first and second floors. The principal bedroom has its own original spiral staircase accessed from the sitting room as well as significant built in storage and a large en suite bathroom. Two further bedrooms on the first floor are serviced by a family bathroom and a second staircase leading from the ground floor snug. The second floor provides two further bedrooms, both with built in storage and a comfortable shower room.

The Old Laundry is a detached family house in the centre of Grittleton. The house has side gate access to a pretty side garden with pergola and rear door access to the boot room. The attractive rear walled garden is accessed directly from the conservatory and is largely laid to lawn with mature borders, a pretty patio with pond and a useful stone-built outbuilding, currently utilised as a garden store, which could be repurposed as a home office/studio, subject to obtaining the necessary consents. Attached to the side of the house is a large double garage with vaulted ceilings and rear access to the garden.

Grittleton provides local amenities including St. Mary’s Church, a village hall that hosts various activities including a playground, a tennis club and a cricket club along with the well regarded pub, The Neeld Arms. Nearby schools include St Mary’s Calne, Westonbirt and Stonar. The historic market town of Chippenham is within 6 miles and provides a wide range of shopping, leisure facilities and schools along with mainline rail services to London Paddington (from 63 minutes) and the west. Junction 17 of the M4 is also within 6 miles of The Old Laundry. The city of Bath, a World Heritage Site famous for its Roman origins and Georgian architecture, lies 14 miles south west and provides a wide range of business, cultural and shopping facilities along with excellent schools in both the state and independent sectors along with two universities.

Square Footage: 3,948 sq ft

Listed: January 30, 2023
Views: 28
ID: 22782722


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