Old Post House, Bishopstone, Wiltshire

£600,000 Sold Subject to Contract
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Property Description

  • C. 2,350 square feet (inc. garage)
  • Wealth of character & history
  • Two receptions
  • Cinema room in basement
  • Electric heating (no gas in village)
  • West facing garden with views
  • Further scope for improvements
  • Ground floor shower room
  • Annexe potential
  • Village primary school, pub & shop

Old Post House has a wealth of character with c.2,350 sq. ft. of accommodation (inc garage) comprising two receptions, cinema room (basement), home office/gym, sun room along with four bedrooms and four piece bathroom suite. This unique, quirky property is full of history and ripe for someone to add their own stamp to.

The rear is west facing with impressive views of the village and Bishopstone Coombes in the distance. The 24' garage offers scope for an annexe with steps (external) leading down to a potential bedroom situated below with independent access into the garden.

Comprising entrance hallway, shower room, dining room, living room, kitchen, conservatory, basement, home office/gym, four bedrooms and four piece bathroom. The entrance hallway provides space for coats and shoes with the shower room situated off it. Steps lead into the dining room with space for a table and relaxed seating. A door leads through into the living room with log burner, window seat and doors to the garage, basement and kitchen. The refitted kitchen has a breakfast bar and overlooks the garden. A door leads through to the conservatory which in turn has french doors out to the garden. Steps lead off the living room down the the basement, currently used as a cinema room. A bar is situated to the rear of the living room along with an integral door to the garage and further door to the stairs. On the first floor there are four double bedrooms, bedroom one benefitting from a WC, sink and built in storage. The refitted bathroom has a roll top bath, separate shower cubicle, large airing cupboard and area for a dressing table.

Outside there is driveway parking for two vehicles plus extra street parking, 11'x24' garage, side access leading to the rear patio with steps leading to a room below the garage currently being used as a gym and would make for an ideal home office or potential annexe if converting some or all of the garage. The rear garden is terrace with countless spaces to entertain and enjoy the sun with a lawn to the rear and gate leading out to the footpath looping the village pond.

Bishopstone sits in the foothills of the famous Ridgeway area of outstanding natural beauty, along with its many public open spaces and fields around, it is ideal for outdoor pursuits. Helen Browning’s farm and public house is located in the village, a local Brewery Arkells pub serving food as well as local ales. In addition the pub has opened a convenience store, ideal for all your locally sourced produce along with lunch baps and treats. The village benefits from its own primary school and nursery, with buses running to nearby Wroughton for Ridgeway secondary school. The area has great transport links, the M4 motorway access 3 miles from the property, the A419 links to the M5 Motorway. Swindon Station is approximately 5 miles away and trains to central London, Bath and Bristol and the West Country run on a regular timetable.

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