Woodsend, Aldbourne, Wiltshire

  • A stunning rural location with its own land
  • Detached period family house with a contemporary extension ((2,691 sq ft/250 sq m ft))
  • Ideal for equestrians, stable block and barns ((486 sq ft/45.5 sq m)
  • Lovely private gardens

Woodsend Farm lies 2.6 miles to the south west of Aldbourne and 3 miles to the northeast of Ogbourne St George.   The premium and picturesque village of nearby Aldbourne sits within the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village has a traditional village green and duck pond as well as two village shops, post office, library, tennis club, two public houses, garage, parish church and village school rated OFSTED Outstanding and a Sixpenny Nursery. The market towns of Hungerford 10 miles and Marlborough 5.4 miles provide a more extensive range of amenities whilst the historic cities of Salisbury and Bath are both within easy driving distance as is the commercial centre of Swindon xx miles.  Aldbourne is in the catchment area for St John's Academy and private schools include Marlborough College, Pinewood and St Margaret’s prep schools and St Mary's, Calne and Dauntsey's nearby.

There are direct rail services to London Paddington and the South West from Swindon (around 55 mins) and also from Hungerford, with access to the M4 motorway, junction 15 about 7 miles away and Junction 14 8 miles away.

This attractive detached farmhouse style property, formerly several cottages, is of rendered brick and stone elevations under a pitched slate roof, with oak framed windows.  The property was substantially extended in 2007 with the addition of a large dining room and kitchen, in addition to a vaulted master bedroom suite.  These complement the more period style rooms from the traditional farmhouse.  There are many period features such as which combine with up to date modern features such as to create a really lovely family home which makes the most of its stunning rural setting.

The front door opens into the Entrance Hall with tiled flooring, stairs and ornate panelling believed to come from Tetbury Castle.  This leads onto to the Study which is carpeted with beamed walls and ceiling and has an open fireplace with log burner and a Bay window.  The Sitting Room is double aspect with french windows and an fireplace with cast iron log burner, beamed ceiling and bay window.  There is a Cloakroom with hand basin and wc and then the Dining Room with Limestone flagged flooring, under-floor heating and 4 french windows out to the gravelled terrace.  The Kitchen has a slate tiled floor and is having a new Wren kitchen fitted in September.  It currently has a range of units and includes a Mercury bottled gas and electric range, a door leads to the spacious Utility/Boot Room with back door a slate tiled floor plumbing for washing machine, oil-fired boiler.

On the first floor there is a double aspect vaulted Master Bedroom with polished oak flooring and an ensuite Bathroom with hand basin, bath and wc.  There are a further four Bedrooms with built in wardrobes set around a generous landing and a Family Bathroom with vinyl flooring, hand basin, shower and bath.

The property is approached via a private gravelled drive through high hedges and double timber gates, leading to a parking and turning area at the back of the house.  The gardens extending to approx 1/2 an acre are private and lie to the front and side of the house and are bordered by high trees and some mature fruit trees.

To one side is the stable block of double skinned block construction providing three generous loose boxes with high ceilings, fronted by a railed concrete turnout yard.

The land comprises two large level paddocks extending to 3.2 acres.  These are fenced with a mixture of rails hedging and electric wired fencing.  There is a disconnected water supply to the first paddock and a former dew pond, creating an area ideal for wildlife.   Whilst the other paddock has two corrugated iron barns with concrete flooring for shelter or storage and a separate access on to the track leading to miles of bye ways and out riding. 

Services payable by the tenant
Mains water and electricity, oil fired central heating, private drainage.  Broadband speed 99.3Mbs download 96.1Mbs Upload, (Source Uswitch)

 EPC: E54

Council Tax: Band F £2572.49 payable 2019/20

Availability: March 2020
Rent:  £2,2500 pcm
Deposit: a sum equating to 5 weeks’ rent
Rent: payable monthly in advance
Pets considered
Strictly no smokers

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