About this property
**Grade II Listed Farmhouse** Highly Regarded Wiltshire Village** Outstanding South West Facing Gardens** Approximately 1 Acre** Range Of Outbuildings** Original Shepherd's Hut (built in Bratton Iron Works)**
Behind this attractive and quaint 17th Century thatched farmhouse with a box maze, lies a whole other world- and it's a gardener's paradise! These splendid child friendly gardens have featured in numerous gardening magazines over the 47 years of the current owner's occupation. Originally part of a 35 acre farm the house and magical gardens now extend to one acre. Lawns and paths lead to hidden areas and a superb shepherd's hut to sit and while away the day. Pots, perennials, herbs and shrubs are interspersed with rambling roses, hardy geraniums, an orchard, fruit and vegetable plots, wildlife area and 3 ponds.
Inside the cottage retains a wealth of character features from Inglenook fireplaces to exposed ceiling beams and wall timbering. A fabulous period front door opens into an entrance lobby which leads into a cosy snug to one side and a dual aspect dining room on the other. The charming sitting room has a working fireplace with a cast iron duck grate and fitted corner cupboard of the period, two steps in a wide archway lead to a further area of the room. There is a downstairs cloakroom and a rear hall with brick paved flooring with stairs down to a cellar. There is a traditional farmhouse style kitchen with a number of free-standing 19thC cupboards, a Kenwood Cooker, and flagstone flooring (with a well underneath and a working pump in the corner). Two separate staircases lead up to the 1st floor with two bedrooms accessed from each stair case. There is refitted en suite bathroom and a modern family bathroom. Outside there is a garden room with brick paved flooring, a large workshop with mezzanine and scope for conversion. A driveway leads up to an oak framed double carport and ample parking, there are three former pig sties, stables and a good sized barn.
The property occupies a very pleasant position set down a country lane within this popular village and enjoying views to the rear over open countryside. There are delightful walks on the doorstep including fabulous ones alongside the famous Westbury White Horse. The village is well served by amenities including a primary school, public house, post office/general store and a church. The neighbouring town of Westbury is only three miles distance with town centre shopping and most importantly this has a main line railway station with services to London Paddington and Waterloo making this an ideal place to live in with an easy commute up to London. The large towns of Devizes, Trowbridge, Chippenham, Salisbury, Swindon and Bath are all within a thirty mile radius.
Freehold. Council Tax: Band G
Grade II Listed & in a Conservation Area.
Services: All mains services are connected Broadband: Good. Fibre will be available soon.
6/7 Market Place Devizes Wiltshire SN10 1HT