Kellaways, Chippenham SN15

Kellaways, Chippenham SN15

6 Bedroom | Freehold | 4 Baths | Secondary Accomodation | Character Property | Holiday Complex

Guide price £1,650,000
Chippenham 2.2 miles
Heath Avenue 1.8 miles
Chippenham Railway Station 2.2 miles

A refurbished former water mill in an idyllic riverside setting with adjoining cottage in glorious gardens and grounds of around 1.3 acres.
(Approximately 5,594 sq ft / 519.7 sq m)

- Chippenham 2.9 Miles (London Paddington from approximately 1 hour)
- M4 (J17) 3 miles
- Bath 17 miles

Kellaways Mill
Reception hall • Kitchen • Breakfast room • Drawing room with upper mezzanine • Dining room • Study • Utility room • Store room • Cloakroom
Master bedroom with walk in wardrobe and en suite bathroom • Guest bedroom with en suite shower room • Two further double bedrooms • Family bathroom

Kellaways Mill Cottage
Kitchen/Breakfast room • Sitting room • Two double bedrooms • Bathroom • Cloakroom

Gardens
Large level lawn • Water garden • Stream • Sun terrace • Walled front garden • Gated driveway with large parking area • Two large garages
Kellaways Mill benefits from ownership of the entire weir across the river and single bank fishing rights.

DESCRIPTION
Kellaways Mill is an historic site, having origins back to 1304, chosen no doubt due to its unrivalled setting. The current property, originally a working water mill, was built in the 17th century of local rubble stone elevations with a stone tile roof with second floor dormer windows and is Listed Grade II. The front façade is a warm and mellow honey colour with a mature climbing wisteria, in front of which is a gravel driveway accessed from a quiet lane through stone pillared gates and leading to a large parking area, next to the walled front garden.
The present owners have undertaken a full programme of renovation works, blending the abundance of period features with modern luxuries, especially in the kitchen and bathrooms. The front door opens into a large and welcoming reception hall with limestone floor and having access directly into the garden to the rear. A wide stair case leads up to the first floor and a light corridor, which overlooks the garden leads to the ground floor accommodation. The kitchen was completely re-configured at one end of the house, creating a lovely light and modern room with fitted units and integral appliances as well as a central island unit and worktop. Doors either side open into the front and the rear gardens. The kitchen leads through to a large informal family eating and entertaining room, whilst the rear corridor leads to the large and light triple aspect dining room with tile flooring.
The impressive vaulted ceiling drawing room with a fine period staircase to the mezzanine is located on the first floor, taking in dramatic riverside views and opening onto the lovely west facing sun terrace with access gated stairs to the gardens and the weir. The remainder of the first floor is taken up with double bedrooms, one with an en suite shower room and a further large bathroom. The top floor has been converted into a superb master bedroom suite, again with stunning views.
At the side of the house are two large garages next to which a covered arch leads through to the rear gardens and next to the pretty cottage. The cottage has similarly been refurbished to a very high standard and can be used for guest accommodation, granny annexe, or income potential, having access to the rear garden and ample parking. Further to this the whole property at Kellaways Mill has been rented through Luxury Cotswold Rentals and figures are available on request.
The rear gardens have been landscaped creating a level waterside lawn with stone balustrades bordering the river, leading down to an island accessed over a small stream by a bridge, controlled by a sluice gate and surrounded by mature trees and flowering shrubs and borders. At the end of the gardens is a small pontoon for fishing and boat mooring as well as a wooden lodge with light and power and water connection.
Of special mention is the raised riverside terrace with views down the river with a westerly aspect, perfect for the sun downers! Also a walkway leading over the river to the weir with secure railings for fishing and enjoying the river.
With Kellaways Mill enjoying the ownership of the weir, the property has huge potential to benefit from investment into renewable energy from the water flow. A report on the future benefits is available on request.

SITUATION
Kellaways Mill is accessed off a quiet lane, leading to a long drive giving access to this house and one similarly impressive neighbour. It is set in stunning Wiltshire countryside, between the villages of Langley Burrell and East Tytherton, close to St Giles Church. The neighbouring village of Langley Burrell has a popular pub within walking distance. The village of Chippenham is 2 miles away, having a mainline railway to London Paddington and Bristol. The M4 (J17) is easily accessible with Bristol airport 34 miles away and Heathrow 80 miles to the east. Chippenham has very good shopping facilities with numerous supermarkets and Bath, Bristol and Swindon are within easy reach. Country pursuits are excellent nearby, with superb walking and riding on your doorstep.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Tenure: Freehold
Services: Oil fired central heating. Mains water and electricity. Private drainage.
Viewing: Strictly by appointment with Carter Jonas.
Directions: From the M4 (J17) proceed south on the A350 towards Chippenham. At the traffic lights take the left turning to Kington Langley. Proceed through the village and at the T-junction on the far side take the right turning to Chippenham. Take the left turning to Langley Burrell, pass through the village and follow signs to Kellaways. Proceed over a large bridge crossing the River Avon and take the next turning on the left hand side of the road, opposite St Giles Church.

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Key Property Details
Property attributes
Detached
Era
Period
Parking available
Off Street Parking Double Garage
Additional attributes
Secondary Accomodation Character Property Holiday Complex Garden
Locality
Rural Village
Tenure
Freehold
Total Sq Ft
5,594 (519.7 Sq M) approx.
Carter Jonas reference
BTH190049
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