4 bed detached house for sale Hankerton, Malmesbury, Wiltshire SN16
- Crudwell CofE Primary School1.3 miles
- Oaksey CofE Primary School1.8 miles
- Kemble4 miles
- Sharpness Old Docks20.1 miles
Features and description
- Edge of village position.
- Close to Kemble Station
- Traditional period farmhouse
- 3 reception rooms, 4 bedrooms
- Tennis court, outbuildings.
- About 3 acres
Hankerton is found on the Wiltshire/Gloucestershire border, between the villages of Charlton and Oaksey; the latter providing a general store/post office, church, public house and primary school. The lovely market town of Cirencester, has two superstores (Waitrose and Tesco), a leisure centre, hospital and many other essential services.
Communications are first class with the property being within daily travelling distance of the commercial centres of Swindon, Chippenham, Bath, Bristol and Cheltenham. There is a fast and regular train service to London Paddington from Kemble, Chippenham and Swindon stations taking from 58 minutes. There is also easy access to junctions 15,16 and 17 of the M4.
Recreational and sporting facilities in the area include golf at Oaksey and Cirencester, associated water sports at the Cotswold Water Park, polo at Cirencester Park, shooting with local syndicates and racing at Cheltenham and Bath. In addition there are many footpaths and bridleways in the area.
There is a good choice of local schooling with a primary school in Oaksey and secondary school in Malmesbury. Private schools include Beaudesert Park at Minchinhampton, Rendcomb College, Westonbirt Girls School, St. Mary's at Calne and Marlborough College. There are also Cheltenham College and Cheltenham Ladies College.
This charming traditional period farmhouse is very privately situated on the edge of this quiet North Wiltshire village and built in the vernacular style of the local Cotswold stone under a Cotswold stone roof. Internally the house has excellent family accommodation and maintains a number of period features throughout including beamed ceilings and flagstone floors which run through much of the ground floor.
The front door opens into a large light hallway with a fitted bookcase and cloakroom to the right. At the end of the hall is the kitchen/breakfast room fitted with a number of wall and floor units with a large five oven Aga as well as direct access into the garden. A door opens through to a larder and double garage. Leading from the hall is a dining room that has an impressive fireplace with views across the garden. Beyond this is a large, light drawing room with front doors to the terrace at the rear of the property. There is a useful study as well as a cosy sitting room with an open fire and dual aspect windows allowing for an abundance of natural light.
On the first floor is a large principal suite with dressing room and en-suite. There are three further bedrooms one of which is served by the family bathroom and the remaining two (accessed via a separate staircase) by a bathroom and a cloakroom. A further staircase from the landing leads to the second floor where there are two useful attic rooms.
Church Farm is approached off a long gravelled drive with parking to the front of the house for a number of cars. The property is surrounded by delightful mature gardens that are mostly laid to lawn with a variety of established trees and shrubs. The herbaceous borders are stocked with an array of well-established plants. There are two paddocks as well as a tennis court. There is a stable yard comprising three stables and a tack room as well as a useful garage/store which, subject to necessary consents being obtained, could be put to a number of different uses.
Square Footage: 3918 sq ft
Acreage: 3 Acres
directions (SN16 9JZ)
From Malmesbury take the B4040 Cricklade Road, Pass through the village of Charlton and just beyond The Horse and Groom public house turn left signposted Hankerton. Follow this road through Hankerton for 0.2 miles, the entrance to church Farm will be found on the right, if you cross the bridge, you have gone too far.
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