Savills | Monkton Farleigh, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 2QJ | Property for sale
1,887 sq ft(175.31 sq m)
Guide price £1,400,000

Monkton FarleighBradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 2QJ

    Key features

    • Fine Grade II listed detached house
    • Accommodation over two floors
    • Far-reaching open views
    • Double oak-framed open garage with studio over
    • Spacious, enclosed private gardens
    • Sought-after village location

    A fine Grade II listed period house with established gardens in the heart of a desirable Wiltshire village.

    About this property

    • Shell House is a fine Grade II listed detached house built of dressed and rubble stone elevation beneath a stone tiled roof. The property offers in excess of 1,800 sq ft of accommodation arranged over 2 floors. It is situated in the heart of Monkton Farleigh and boasts a distinctive façade with individual limestone scallop shell stonework above the original entrance door.

      To the ground floor is a spacious sitting room with impressive stone fire surround and inset wood burner and a snug/study with further stone fire surround and inset wood burner. The kitchen/breakfast room comes complete with a quality fitted kitchen with granite work surfaces, dish washer and fridge/freezer. There is space for a dining table and easy access to the rear garden and patio via the French doors. Additionally to the ground floor is a practical cloakroom/utility leading off the entrance hall.

      To the first floor is the principal bedroom with en suite shower room and double aspect windows giving far-reaching open views. There are three further bedrooms, each with an open view, as well as a quality family bath/shower room.

      The studio room above the garage is well appointed. There are two Velux roof lights with integrated blackout blinds and an en suite shower room. This makes an ideal guest suite or separate home office with Cat 5 cabling installed.

      This attractive country home lies in the heart of the village and is set behind stone walls. To the front are raised lawns and a large driveway, which in turn leads to a detached oak-framed open double garage with studio and en suite bedroom above. The gardens are established and lay mainly to the rear. There is a level lawn, well-stocked flower beds and attractive stone walls and willow hurdle fencing offering complete privacy. There is access via steps to the studio room as well as access from the house to the utility and store room.

      Leading off the back of the house is a spacious patio ideal for entertaining and affording easy access to the kitchen/breakfast room.

      To the far end of the garden is a further store/shed and workshop. There is a view to the Salisbury Plains from this section of the gardens.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    This is a really pretty cottage with a versatile independent studio room situated in a quintessential English country village.

    Matthew PeglerProperty agent

    Local information

    • The popular and sought after village of Monkton Farleigh is well placed for the Georgian city of Bath and the historic market town of Bradford on Avon.
    • Surrounded by glorious countryside, the village benefits from access to many public footpaths to branch out and explore. The village has a church, public house and a popular primary school.
    • Bathford, approx 1.5 miles away, has a village shop and cafe.
    • The historic market town of Bradford-on-Avon is just over approx. 2 miles away and has a full range of shops and amenities including a leisure centre, library and excellent schools.
    • Bradford-on-Avon station offers high speed links to London Paddington and London Waterloo. Cumberwell Golf Club is approximately 1 mile distant with its extensive 18-hole golf course, suited to all levels.
    • The World Heritage Site of Bath is approx. 4 miles distant, famed for its Georgian architecture and Roman heritage, along with a wide range of cultural, leisure and shopping amenities. There is a mainline rail service to London Paddington (journey time from 75 minutes) and Bristol Temple Meads (from 15 minutes).

    Additional information

    • EPC Exempt