Bowden Hill, Lacock SN15

Bowden Hill, Lacock SN15

4 Bedroom | Freehold | 3 Baths

Guide price £1,500,000
Melksham 3.1 miles
The George 1.4 miles
The Greyhound 2.3 miles

A stunning and unique detached residence with glorious 180 degree views and eco credentials in an elevated position above the sought after village of Lacock.

Features;

4 Bedrooms

Oak Framed Carport

Open Plan Kitchen and Living

Contemporary Glass House

Eco Features

Stunning Views

Accommodation
Kitchen/Living/Dining room, Formal dining room, TV room, Cloakroom, Utility and Boot room, Entrance hall, four bedrooms, two ensuite, dressing room to principle bedroom, Jack & Jill family bathroom, Oak carport, Carport loft room, Gardens, Paddock


An stunning and unique contemporary detached residence taking in the most spectacular views through floor to ceiling concave glazed windows on Bowden Hill, Lacock. The property benefits from eco credentials, an oak framed carport, driveway parking and has a further attached paddock.

Description
The Glass House is a stunning modern detached residence situated on Bowden Hill on the outskirts of the beautiful Wiltshire village of Lacock. The house is practically and thoughtfully laid out with light, bright open plan living spaces and the most incredible, glorious 180 degree views over the countryside. These views are taken in through floor to ceiling curved glazed windows in all the principle rooms. The house has also been designed using the very latest in modern technology as well as the high end quality finishes throughout including wired ‘Nuvo’ speaker systems, integrated data-backed ‘Rako’ lighting systems, Cat 5 cabling, integrated speakers, solar panels with thermal ‘evacuated’ tubes, passive heat recovery and air source heating. There is underfloor heated throughout.

The vast principle family room is open plan to the dining room and kitchen and is the focal point of life in the house. The sitting room gathers around an integrated wood burning stove, the dining room links the sitting room to the kitchen and the kitchen is fitted with a range of bespoke Mark Wilkinson cabinetry, fully integrated Miele appliances, induction hob and a granite topped breakfast bar. The engineered wooden floor links this space to the adjoining TV room. The glazed sliding doors then link the living space with the full width sun terrace.

Adjacent to the living space is a formal dining room which is of an excellent size and has an integrated wood burner. This room also has concave floor to ceiling glazed doors to the sun terrace and enjoys the same views. There are a range of useful cupboards, one of which houses the data centre, integrated speaker systems, wiring and Cat 5 cabling. The boot room also has a variety of integrated cupboards with composite worktops and there is plumbing and space for a washing machine and dryer.

To the first floor the principle bedroom has the same full height glazed windows, the middle section of these open up on a sliding mechanism to a Juliette balcony. This light filled room takes in the exceptional west facing views and is open plan to the bathroom which is fitted with luxurious marble tiling as well as a composite resin bath, double sinks, and a separate shower. There is also a separate walk-in dressing room. There are three further double bedrooms, two further bathrooms and an airing cupboard housing the underfloor heating manifolds with access to the loft space.

The property is accessed across National Trust land with the lane servicing one further house. Your private driveway leads to parking for several cars and a large oak framed garage with a loft room above. The gardens are terraced and are beautifully planted with low maintenance shrubs and bushing plants. The planting is varied and includes espalier fruit trees, rose beds, herb garden, a hidden barbeque area and a bog garden. A stone path leads through the formal gardens, across a footbridge to the five-bar gate onto the paddock. The paddock is fenced to all sides and has a large shed within.

Situation

The property can be found close to the National Trust Common at the top of Bowden Hill and occupies a commanding position facing West and with panoramic views over West Wiltshire.
Lacock is a popular backdrop for film makers of period and costume dramas such as Cranford Chronicles, Harry Potter and Pride and Prejudice. The picturesque National Trust village has much to offer new arrivals including five inns, a village store/post office, well reputed primary school, Lacock Abbey with the Fox Talbot Photography Museum and fabulous surrounding countryside, providing excellent walking and riding routes. The village is 2½ miles south west of Chippenham with commuter links to London via the railway station taking approximately 75 minutes and Junction 17 of the M4 is approximately 8 miles to the north. Bath, Bristol and Swindon are all within easy reach. Schools in the area are very well regarded in both the public and private sectors.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Tenure: Freehold

Services: Private drainage, All other mains services are connected

Viewing: Strictly by appointment with Carter Jonas

DIRECTIONS:
From the National Trust car park in Lacock, travel east with the Abbey on the left. Climb almost to the top of Bowden Hill. Fork right, just before the Church, on to the gravel drive leading to the property, the house is the first on the right hand side.

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Key Property Details
Property attributes
Detached
Era
Modern
Parking available
Double Garage
Additional attributes
Garden Land/Paddock
Locality
Village
Tenure
Freehold
Total Sq Ft
3,230 (300.1 Sq M) approx.
Carter Jonas reference
BTH180191
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