Longbridge Deverill, Wiltshire

£895,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 6
DESCRIPTION A handsome and imposing Grade II listed detached farmhouse with an abundance of flexible accommodation over three floors (totalling in excess of 4000 square feet), set within this serene and picturesque countryside location. Dating back to the sixteenth century, this freehold property offers an exciting amount of potential for extension and modernisation (subject to necessary consents), and occupies a terrific level plot of approximately one acre. Overall, this magnificent and individual property features six bedrooms, two offices, three spacious reception rooms, a large kitchen / breakfast room (with gas rayburn and rangemaster cooker), separate utility room, large pantry, two bathrooms (one of which is an en suite), two additional cloakrooms, and a wine cellar. Step into Sturgess Farmhouse and you'll be met with an abundance of character and charm throughout, from the exposed wooden beams and original bread oven, to the grand fireplaces which showcase a wood-burning stove in the sitting room and open fireplaces in some of the bedrooms. The farmhouse is served by a large area of hard-standing to the right of the front of the property that provides parking for several vehicles, made secure by a wooden five-bar gate. There is an exciting amount of potential to develop this area further, incorporating a little more of the side garden to create a garage and additional parking if required (subject to any necessary consents - see planning documents). At the rear, the property boasts a fabulous walled rear garden which is level, highly private, more or less fully enclosed, and features an orchard, spacious planting beds for fruit and vegetables, several secluded patio area and a large expanse of lawn to enjoy.

The sought after hamlet of Longbridge Deverill lies between Mere (seven miles away) and Warminster (three miles away), within the Upper Wyle Valley (also known as the Deverill Valley) which feeds into the Wyle Valley. It is renowned as an area of rolling hills and beautiful countryside and offers a pub, garage with convenience store, and a church, making it an ideal and scenic place to live for those who love the fresh air and outdoors of the unspoilt English countryside. The vast amenities and train station of Warminster can be found within ten minutes by car, with the Georgian city of Bath, with its excellent schools and abundance of shops and historical sites of interest, situated more or less thirty minutes away by car. London can be also reached by car relatively directly, with an estimated time of two hours, more or less. The property is also served by the popular Sutton Veny primary school which is a couple of miles away.

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