Sold STC Shaw, Melksham £450,000
Property SummaryAn exceptional grade II listed five-bedroom character property built of natural stone with Bath stone quoins and a natural stone roof, dating back to the mid-18th century. Beautifully presented throughout, packed with character features with a large garden, rural views, detached garage & parking for 6 cars.
On the ground floor we find a spacious entrance hall, living room with Bath stone Inglenook fireplace, and a spacious kitchen/ dining room with Inglenook fireplace, bespoke fitted kitchen & door to the rear garden. The master bedroom can be found on the first floor with glorious rural views and en-suite shower room, along with bedrooms four, five and the family bathroom. On the second floor we find a recently re-fitted shower room & two fabulous bedrooms with exposed beams & roof trusses and panoramic rural views. Character features include stone mullioned windows, exposed beams and floor boards, hidden alcoves and Dovecots to the side and rear elevations. Externally there is ample parking leading to the garage, which has light & power, and the rear garden is a wonderful feature; beautifully landscaped, well-stocked and a real sun trap.
The front door opens into a spacious entrance hall with doors to the living room & kitchen/ dining room, stone mullioned window to the front with deep sill, stairs to the first floor & plenty of room under the stairs for coats and shoes.
Living Room 15’7 x 14’3
The living room has a beautiful Bath stone Inglenook fireplace with Clearview woodburning stove installed in 2018, exposed beams, stone mullioned window to the side with deep sill, stone mullioned window to the front with window seat, and double glazed patio doors to the rear opening onto the rear garden. There is also a little serving hatch from the kitchen with an exposed Bath stone border.
Kitchen/ Dining Room 27’8 max x 15’7 max
The dining area has a stone mullioned window to the front, exposed beams, inglenook fireplace with chunky exposed beam mantle and a window & door to the fabulous rear garden. The kitchen has a latch window to the rear looking onto the garden and has been fitted with a range of wall & base units with ceramic single drainer sink unit set into solid wood work surfaces, built in electric oven with four ring gas hob & cooker hood above, space and plumbing for washing machine & dishwasher, space for fridge freezer & cupboard housing the wall mounted Worcester gas boiler.
First Floor Landing
Exposed beams, doors to bedrooms 1, 4 & 5 & the bathroom, stairs to the second floor, door to shelved airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder.
Bedroom One 15’3 x 12’2
A wonderfully light room with stone mullioned windows to front & rear and latch window to the side with deep sill. The rear window has views across the garden to pony paddocks & fields beyond. Latch door to the en-suite shower room.
Stone mullioned window to the front, shower cubicle with wall mounted shower, wash basin & W.C. built into vanity unit.
Bedroom Four 10’3 x 7’9
Latch window to the rear with rural views, built in wardrobe, exposed beams and wooden floorboards.
Bedroom Five 10’3 x 7’6
Stone mullioned window to the front, built in triple wardrobe, exposed beams and wooden floorboards.
Latch window to the rear with rural views, bath with telephone shower, pedestal wash basin with tiled splashback, low level W.C.
Second Floor Landing
Doors to the bedrooms & shower room, exposed beams & useful eaves storage space.
Bedroom Two 13’7 x 10’7
Velux window to the rear with rural views, exposed beams and curious little window to the side.
Bedroom Three 9’7 x 7’8
A fabulous room with exposed beams and roof trusses, Velux window to the rear with beautiful rural views.
Velux window to the rear with rural views, shower cubicle with wall mounted shower, pedestal wash basin with tiled splashback, close coupled W.C., exposed beams.
Garage 18’6 x 16’9 & Driveway
Gravel driveway parking for up to 6 cars leads to the detached double garage with up and over door to the front, side door to the garden, light & power.
Rear Garden 77’ long by 61’ wide including the garage
The large rear garden backs onto fields and has been lovingly landscaped and brought to life by the current owners. Bordered by a mixture of dry-stone walls and fencing there is a large patio seating area, level lawn area, well stocked herbaceous borders, crab apple tree, horn beam hedge, hawthorn tree with a rose running through it, a large pergola with seating area & garden tap.
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