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Sold Place Road, Melksham £600,000

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Property Summary

This impressive and wonderfully spacious five-bedroom Victorian semi is packed with character features including stripped floorboards, fireplaces, ornate coving and lofty ceilings, beautifully complimented by traditional English gardens.

is packed with character features including stripped floorboards, fireplaces, ornate coving and lofty ceilings, beautifully complimented by traditional English gardens.

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Dating back to 1864 the Grade II Listed house has gothic style carved stone elevations, which have been replicated on a stone fireplace in the master bedroom. Double gates open onto a gravel driveway providing parking for three cars, and smaller gates nestled between stone pillars open onto the pretty front garden with path leading to the main entrance. Internally we find a spacious entrance hall with cloakroom, three large reception rooms all with fireplaces, lofty ceilings & sash windows, an impressive kitchen/ breakfast room and a conservatory with delightful views across the gardens. On the first floor there is a large master bedroom with stone fireplace & en-suite shower room, along with two further double bedrooms and a shower room. On the second floor there are two large attic bedrooms and a luxurious family bathroom with roll top bath. The side and rear gardens offer plenty of privacy with various places to sit, level lawn area for the kids, well stocked flower & shrub beds and a large garage providing ample storage. All in all an exceptional period property that must be viewed. NO ONWARD CHAIN!

Entrance Hall 16’ x 6’9
The front door opens into a large welcoming entrance hall with lofty ceilings, stripped floorboards, original doors to the living room, family room, dining room & cloakroom, stairs to the first floor & door to an under stairs cupboard with access to the cellar housing the gas boiler.

Living Room 15’ x 15’
An impressive room with sash windows set into a bay with views across the front garden. There is an open fire and the high ceilings have ornate coving and a central ceiling rose.

Family Room 15’2 x 11’7
Sash windows to the front looking onto the front garden & fireplace with multi-fuel burner.

Close coupled W.C., wash basin with tiled splashback., stripped wooden floor boards.

Dining Room 15’2 x 12’10
A light & spacious room with sash windows to the side looking onto the garden, original door to the kitchen, stripped wooden floorboards and an attractive reclaimed marble fireplace with multi-fuel burner & flagstone hearth.

Kitchen/ Breakfast Room 20’9 x 11’5
The kitchen/ breakfast room has double glazed bi-fold doors to the conservatory and two double glazed windows to the rear looking onto the garden. The kitchen itself is by Neptune and has a comprehensive range of soft close solid oak units including larder units & deep drawers with inner cutlery drawers. There is a Belfast sink set into Windsmere Stone granite work surfaces, along with a four ring induction hob with chimney style cooker hood, built in oven & additional microwave/ convection oven, integral dishwasher & space for American style fridge freezer with plumbing. Limestone floor, door to a utility cupboard with plumbing for washing machine and storage shelves.

Conservatory 17’ x 8’4
The conservatory has double glazed windows, double glazed French doors and a double glazed single door opening onto the rear garden, limestone flooring, wall lights, power points and delightful garden views.

First Floor Landing
Original doors to the bedrooms and shower room, stairs to the second floor with latch window looking onto the garden and door to an under stairs cupboard.

Bedroom One 15’1 x 14’10
Sash windows to the front set into a bay, original stone fireplace with gothic moulding to match the external elevations of the house, built in double wardrobe & door to the en-suite.

Sash window to the side, double shower cubicle with wall mounted & overhead showers, pedestal wash basin with tiled splash back, close coupled W.C., heated towel rail, recessed lighting.

Bedroom Two 12’ x 12’
Sash window to the side, original stone fireplace, wash basin with vanity unit, built in double wardrobe.

Bedroom Three 15’3 x 13’1
Sash window to the front, original fireplace, door to built in cupboard.

Shower Room
Latch window to the side, shower cubicle with wall mounted & overhead showers, wash basin with tiled splash back, close coupled W.C., stripped wooden floorboards, heated towel rail, recessed lighting.

Second Floor Landing
Original doors to the bedrooms and bathroom, door to built in cupboard with hanging rail, recessed lighting.

Bedroom Four 22’4 x 14’
Two latch windows to the rear and latch window to the side with rooftop views, recessed lighting.

Bedroom Five 12’7 x 14’
Latch window to the front, recessed lighting, built in cupboard.

A luxurious bathroom with clawfoot bath, pedestal wash basin, close coupled W.C., two fitted corner cupboards, heated towel rail, stripped wooden floorboards, recessed lighting & latch window to the rear.


Double gates open onto the gravel driveway, which provides parking for three cars. There are also smaller double gates set between stone pillars opening onto a path leading past the front garden to the main entrance situated on the side of the house. The walled front garden is paved with box hedging, shrubs and trees.

Side & Rear Gardens
The delightful gardens have a mixture of wall and hedge borders and offer various places to sit and enjoy the good degree of privacy and the well-stocked flower & shrub beds. There is a level lawn area and a large walled patio area and there is gated side access to the driveway. There is also a large garage with folding doors to the front and door and window to the side.

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