Goatacre is a small village situated 12 miles to the south west of Swindon, 6 miles from Royal Wootton Bassett and 1mile to the north of Hilmarton a larger village with a historic church, which dates from the 12th century, a pub and a primary school. The market town of Calne, 5 miles away, offers a range of shopping facilities whilst Swindon, Marlborough and Chippenham enhance these facilities.
Train services are available from Swindon, 13 miles and Chippenham 10 miles away, providing main line rail services (Paddington approximately 55 and 75 minutes respectively). Motorway access is at J16 and J17 of the M4 motorway providing easy access to London and Bristol.
Schools in the area include a primary in Hilmarton, Royal Wootton Bassett Academy, St Mary’s and St Margaret’s, Calne, Dauntsey’s and Marlborough College.
The house is set at the end of a long drive through open farmland leading to a former farmhouse and traditional farmyard.
The flat forms part of the main house and is arranged on the first floor. Recently converted to a high standard, the accommodation offers excellent space with double glazing, a modern kitchen and shower room.
Own Front door to stairs and Landing leading to Large Sitting Room carpeted, Kitchen with a range of floor and wall units incorporating a stainless-steel sink, electric oven and hob with extractor above a washing machine and a fridge. Double Bedroom – carpeted, Bathroom - bath and over-shower, and views over tennis court.
This property can be partially furnished, with kingsize bed, sofa, storage chest and at least one chest of drawers. All bills, council tax and broadband services are included in this rental, with the understanding that the tenant will be available and willing, to help with assisting the owners with their animals (as listed below).
There is an allocated space for parking.
Assistance with owners' animals:
The person renting this property MUST have experience with horses, and the preparations needed for taking horses to events.
Occasional overnight assistance with horse, well-behaved dog and 2 chickens when owners are away.
Holiday cover for owners (to be paid as extra).
Help with event preparation - help to prepare/return horse for 1 or 2 mornings/afternoons per week.
Potential to have own horse at property.
Availability: July 2023
Term: long preferred
Strictly no smokers
Deposit: a sum equating to 5 weeks rent
Rent: £750 pcm, payable monthly in advance
Work : as listed above