Scots Poor, Chute Causeway, Wiltshire

  • A truly secluded setting with amazing views yet conveniently located close to stations and motorway network


  • A Grade II Listed thatched house with stunning oak framed extension


  • Beautifully designed accommodation with 4 reception rooms, a vaulted

Kitchen/dining room, five Bedrooms and four Bathrooms


  • Separate spacious one bedroom cottage with adjoining barn room


  • 4 box stable block, 5 railed paddocks, all weather arena, in all about 3.84 acres



Andover 8 miles, Marlborough 15 miles, Hungerford 12 miles, Salisbury 23.9 miles,

Newbury 14 miles

Scots Poor is situated in a beautiful rural setting with amazing views over farmland, on the ancient Chute Causeway.  There are a wide range of amenities available in Andover and the nearby market towns of Hungerford and Marlborough including High Street shops, Waitrose and other supermarkets, excellent leisure facilities as well as cafes and restaurants.  There is a wide choice of good schools in the area, including Vernham Dean primary school, Farleigh, Horris Hill and Thorngrove prep schools, Marlborough College, Dauntsey's and the house is in the catchment for St John’s in Marlborough.  Road and rail communications are excellent with fast train services from Andover to Waterloo, Great Bedwyn and Hungerford into London Paddington. Easy access to M3, M4 and A303.


Scots Poor is a Grade II Listed former Drovers’ Inn dating from the 17th Century. Originally a timber-framed house with later brick and flint elevations under a recently re-thatched roof.   The property was extended in 2010 with an oak frame two-storey addition plus basement under a tiled roof.  The accommodation has been beautifully designed with handmade clay tiles on the floors of the original cottage and slate tiling on the ground floor elsewhere.  Upstairs floors are of oak and elm with limestone tiles in the bathrooms. The heating is provided by a ground source heat pump with under floor heating in the extension.  The old, beamed reception rooms show period features reflecting the history of the house.  The large light-filled kitchen/dining room has a full height vaulted area with large windows taking advantage of the extensive views of surrounding countryside.  A basement level has additional accommodation.  


Main house

Ground floor - Hallway, Cloakroom, Utility Room, Kitchen/Dining/Sitting Room, a Dining Room, Drawing Room and Study.


Lower ground floor - Storeroom with units, a Library and a Double Bedroom with an ensuite Bathroom. 


First floor - Bedroom 1 with ensuite Bathroom, two Double Bedrooms and a vaulted Bedroom 4 with a Shower Room and a Bathroom. 



Kitchen/Dining/Sitting Room, Double Bedroom, Family Bathroom, Utility Room. Music Room.



Separate Garage range with a useful space above.


Stables and Land

detached stable yard with a Tack Room, 3 Loose Boxes and a Foaling Box with a hay/garden Store.


Two railed paddocks adjoining the stables extending to about 0.75 acres and a further 2.1 acres situated to the west with two field shelters and an all-weather carpet fibre arena.

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