Rowes Hill, Horningsham, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 7LQ | Property for sale | Savills
1,909 sq ft(177.35 sq m)
Guide price £1,100,000(€1,304,190)

Rowes HillHorningsham, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 7LQ


    Key features

    • Quintessential country cottage
    • Highly desirable village
    • Idyllic setting with views
    • Period features
    • Pretty gardens of 0.7 of an acre
    • Tennis court

    A beautifully appointed quintessential country cottage in an idyllic village setting bordering the Longleat Estate.

    About this property

    • This pretty and well appointed country cottage enjoys a private and elevated setting on the edge of Horningsham overlooking the picturesque village.

      Built with attractive honey rubblestone elevations and a meticulous thatch roof the property offers in excess 1,900 sq ft of accommodation arranged over 2 floors. The accommodation comprises of a welcoming entrance porch, sitting room with feature fireplace and wooden floors, dining room which opens to the kitchen. The bespoke hand built kitchen comprises of a range of units, twin Butlers sink and tiled floors. There is a practical utility room leading off with a door to the gardens and it also opens to the conservatory/garden room enjoying views over the gardens and easy access to the private terrace ideal for al fresco dining. Additionally to the ground floor is a cloakroom, study area and ground floor bedroom. To the first floor is the principle bedroom, which enjoys open views and an en suite shower room as well as 2 further bedrooms and a bathroom.

      The property enjoys a wealth of period charm with exposed beams, stone walls, latch doors and fireplaces. It's also presented to a high standard.

      Outside
      The gardens are well tended and amount to 0.70 acres. Surrounding the house and predominantly laid to lawn these cottage gardens offer well stocked flower beds, established trees, shrubs and bushes. There is a large patio leading off the back of the house ideal for entertaining. A driveway leads into a large parking area off the lane accessed via double five bar wooden gates. This leads to a double detached garage. There is also a brick built potting shed close by. A main feature of the garden is the tennis court, which is partly sunk into the grounds and affords a practice wall. There are excellent views from the gardens across the village of Horningsham as well as easy access into the estate and Heavens Gate viewing point with its amazing Rhododendron walks.

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    Lilac Cottage really is a quintessential country cottage in a private setting.

    Matthew PeglerProperty agent

    Local information

    • This quintessential country cottage is situated in a picturesque elevated setting on the edge of Horningsham village surrounded by beautiful gardens and far reaching views.
    • Horningsham is a charming village set in rolling countryside, the majority of which forms part of the famous Longleat Estate. The majority of property in this extremely picturesque village remains under estate ownership. Consequently, the opportunity to buy freehold property in the village is extremely limited.
    • In addition to being surrounded by open countryside with an excellent variety of rural walks, there are numerous facilities in the village including a church, primary school and excellent pub "The Bath Arms". Warminster is also nearby and offers a wider range of shops and facilities as well as a mainline station to London Waterloo. There is also a direct rail service to London Paddington from Westbury (9 miles) and access to the A303 (14 miles).
    • The Georgian city of Bath famous for its wonderful architecture and Roman Bath's is located 20 miles to the north and offers a quality range of amenities an experiences.

    Additional information

    • EPC Rating: D
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: G