Beckhampton, Marlborough SN8

Beckhampton, Marlborough SN8

4 Bedroom | Freehold

Asking price £595,000
Black Horse 3.4 miles
Sprays Farm 4.1 miles
Village Hall 4.4 miles


The hamlet of Beckhampton is located to the south of Avebury and is most famously known for its horse riding and picturesque open countryside known as The Gallops. Nearby Avebury is designated as a World Heritage Site with its famous stone circle, Silbury Hill and The Sanctuary. It is a thriving village community with local amenities including post office/shop, village hall, primary school and public house. It is surrounded by rolling downland within the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The market town of Marlborough provides shopping and educational facilities and the village of Beckhampton is within the catchment area of the popular St John’s School in Marlborough. The M4 at junction 15 is about 11 miles away and Swindon has a mainline station with rail services to London Paddington (about 1 hour).

Silbury House is part of an impressive Georgian House dating back to the late 18th Century which has been divided up and completely refurbished to a particularly high standard is 1989. Silbury House is one of three houses and five barns forming part of the courtyard development. It is constructed of painted stone elevations under a slate roof relieved by sash hung windows. The accommodation is arranged over two floors and retains many features consistent with the property’s original period, including high ceilings and sash windows throughout. The large reception rooms enjoy a delightful south westerly aspect. The Kitchen/Breakfast room is particularly attractive with a Smallbone of Devizes kitchen. The property also benefits from having a newly fitted energy efficient boiler (installed two years ago). All the bedrooms on the first floor are elegantly presented and decorated neutrally giving a light and airy feel. All the bathrooms are well appointed with top of the range sanitary ware. There is a large enclosed south westerly rear garden, a double garage with potential to be converted into a home office and there is also a workshop.

The house is approached via the private drive approximately 350’ in length, lined with mature laurel hedging on one side and the gardens to the main house to the other side. This leads to the walled parking area and the double garage with up and over doors with power and lighting. There is a workshop, which could be used as a home office. A path leads through an archway to the rear garden which is mainly laid to lawn with shrubs and borders and is fully enclosed by stone walling. The front garden is enclosed by 5ft stone walling with paved path flanked by manicured lawns with specimen trees.

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Key Property Details
Parking available
Double Garage
Additional attributes
Rural Village
Energy Efficiency Rating
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