Basset Down, Wroughton SN4

Basset Down, Wroughton SN4

6 Bedroom | 3 Baths | Outbuildings | Secondary Accomodation | Character Property | 59.6 acres (24.1 hectares)

Guide price £2,700,000
Swindon Station 4 miles
Uffcott Turn 1.1 miles
Science Museum 1.2 miles

A compact residential estate with far reaching views.

Excellently located on the edge of the Marlborough Downs Basset Down Farm comprises principle farmhouse with annexe, outbuildings, yard and buildings, secondary dwelling, pasture and woodland.

A compact residential estate with far reaching views.

Excellently located on the edge of the Marlborough Downs Basset Down Farm comprises principle farmhouse with annexe, outbuildings, yard and buildings, secondary dwelling, pasture and woodland.

In all about 60 acres.

FARMHOUSE
Basset Down Farmhouse is a well located Grade II listed 3 storey detached period dwelling of stone and render construction under thatch and slate. Retaining original features including open beans to most rooms the property sits in an elevated position enjoying unrivalled views into north Wiltshire. It further benefits from tree lined shared drive, extensive mature grounds and a south facing garden.

Leading from the driveway in front of the house the ground floor comprises an entrance hall with stone floor and log burner, 2 alcoves, one a w.c. and stairs to first floor. A dining room is adjacent with French doors to exterior. The kitchen / breakfast room has an AGA and island and leads to the living room with bay window, French doors to patio and log burner. To the rear of the property is a further entrance with utility and family room with double doors to rear garden.

To the first floor there is a master suite comprising bedroom with exceptional views, en-suite bathroom and mezzanine dressing room. There is a further double bedroom with en-suite, 2 further doubles and a single bedroom. To the second floor is another bedroom. ANNEXE Situated adjacent to the farmhouse is a 2 storey annexe of a modern, curved design albeit sympathetically styled to sit well with its surroundings. Providing kitchen and extensive entertaining area to the ground floor there is an enclosed bedroom above the kitchen and a mezzanine bedroom above the entertaining area. Below the kitchen is a bathroom and store.

GARDEN AND GROUNDS
To the immediate rear of the farmhouse is a mature garden leading up to the woodland edge. In front is an extensive grassed area with mature hedging to the driveway boundary, yew box sculptures and a vegetable garden. Behind the annex and garage is a landscaped patio area with sunken swimming pool in need of modernisation.

YARD AND BUILDINGS
Located north of the farmhouse the former farmyard provides extensive storage accommodation via a collection of more modern buildings surrounded by a scalping area and further parking. A pair of steel portal, roll top dutch barns with lean to’s provide a core of buildings with corrugated sheet cladding and concrete or stone floors. To the north of this is a portal framed building with brick walls and fibre cement roof. To the south is a block walled portal building with roller shutter doors and formerly used as an entertaining room and garage. A brick built 2 storey garage and store lies to the south west of the yard adjacent to the annexe.

LAND AND WOODLAND
Providing permanent pasture in a number of enclosures and enclosed by mature hedges, trees and woodland the land extends to just over 18 acres in all. With rides cut through the pasture it has not been extensively grazed or managed more recently. Forming the southerly border of the property is a block of woodland extending to about 30 acres. Sited on a banked edge leading down from the Marlborough Downs the deciduous woodland provides a mature backdrop to the property. Tracks and rides are cut through the woodland with footpaths leading through it and a bridleway to the southerly edge.

QUIDHAMPTON COTTAGE
A well-appointed house with detached garage enjoying extensive views to the north Quidhampton Cottage is of stone and brick construction with render and a stone roof. Set with a backdrop of mature woodland the property has an ample driveway and mature grounds extending to about 3 acres. With a covered porch leading to entrance hall there is a kitchen and breakfast room leading to the rear of the property with pantry and utility area. A well-designed dining room lies off the kitchen to the westerly elevation leading out onto a patio area. A sitting room and family room complete the main area of the ground floor. To the first floor are 5 bedrooms, one with en-suite together with a family bathroom.

ANNEXE
Lying to the easterly elevation an annexe provides a ground floor bedroom and first floor dressing room. With access to the house currently via the ground floor or from the exterior it has en-suite facilities.

GARDEN AND GROUNDS
An elevated setting the property benefits from mature grounds including borders, beds and tree plantings together with patio and lawned area enclosed by stone walls and pathways. A garage of similar construction to the house is located at the start of the driveway.

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Situational Details
Era
Period
Parking available
Off Street Parking
Locality
Rural
Property type
Detached House Cottage Land
Total land
59.6 acres (24.1 hectares)
Rural Tenancy
Freehold with VP (Vacant Possession)
Farming system
Equestrian Mixed
Carter Jonas reference
NWR190013
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