About this property
Located in one of the most prestigious locations of Corsham we are delighted to bring to the market this beautiful detached family home, designed and built by renowned architect Archie Holmes in 1936, himeself a student of Sir Edwin Lutyens. The property sits in mature grounds of over half an acre with views to the front over Corsham Court and is a short walk to the High Street. The house has retained many of the original features such as stone mullion windows which give a very homely feel throughout. The property requires some updating but offers huge potential to a discerning buyer. The accommodation is arranged around an oak-floored entrance hall with a cloakroom, sitting room with the original open fireplace and French doors leading to the rear garden along with a separate dining room also having the benefit of the open fireplace and looking south onto the rear gardens. The kitchen which will need updating has a very useful pantry and rear boot room. On the first floor is a spacious landing with doors to all three double bedrooms and the family bathroom. Outside as mentioned the house sits in a wonderful south-facing half-acre plot with a single garage positioned at the side of the house with a loft space that could be utilized further subject to planning. The front has a large sweeping gravel driveway giving ample parking, while to rear the gardens that have to be viewed to be fully appreciated, have both large lawned areas along with a variety of mature trees, and seating areas to fully enjoy all that it has to offer. In short, having been owned by the same family for over 65 years, this is a rare opportunity to acquire a handsome family home in the very heart of Corsham.
Corsham is a pretty and historic town of architectural significance located on the southern fringes of the Cotswolds, an area of outstanding natural beauty and some 8 miles North East of the fine Georgian City of Bath. The town, noted for its fine High Street, has a wealth of beautiful and historic buildings dating from the 16th Century such as the Alms House and the historic Corsham Court with its landscaped open parkland. The town caters for most day to day needs with a range of national and bespoke shops, coffee houses, boutiques, restaurants and a variety of public houses. There are very good Primary and Secondary schools and the new Corsham Leisure Centre. Communications are excellent: Bath, Bristol and Swindon are all within easy motoring distance; there are fast road links to London and the West Country via the M4 motorway (J17 and 18 approximately 15 - 20 minutes away); and main line rail services are available from either Bath or Chippenham to Bristol Temple Meads and London Paddington.
6 High Street Corsham Wiltshire SN13 0HB