6 Bedroom Barn Conversion For Sale
A unique opportunity to purchase this substantial Barn Conversion, boasting in excess of 10,000 sq ft of accommodation, offices, Barns, Stables all in approx. 5 acres in a superb rural location in the highly sought after Village of Swallowcliffe.
Wilbury Barn was originally built in 1848 and beautifully converted in 1992 into a substantial home offering vast accommodation throughout. The accommodation is laid out over two floors and benefits from a variety of contemporary and character features. The ground floor comprises: entrance hall, utility room, cloakroom, large kitchen/breakfast room with exposed timber beams, quarry tile floor and four oven Aga. The snug/study also features exposed timber beams, a range of freestanding bookshelves and a wood burning stove. The grand dining hall features a vaulted ceiling, stairs to a galleried landing, exposed stone work and beams, and a trapdoor to the cellar. The sitting room and billiard room occupy the east wing and include a feature Victorian fireplace and access to the rear garden. The music/cinema room is also vaulted and acoustically treated to provide stunning sound, currently fitted with a surround sound system and a 12ft screen. The remaining ground floor accommodation comprises an office, two storage rooms, workshop, and a substantial garage with four remote control doors.
The first floor accommodation is accessed via four staircases and includes five well-proportioned bedrooms, three bathrooms one of which is en-suite. There is a ‘guest area’ occupying a large proportion of this floor with exposed beams, vaulted ceilings and provides the potential to be to be utilised as further bedroom or bathroom space. A generous size room is located above the office and workshop and is accessed from a fifth staircase.
Swallowcliffe is located nearly equidistance between Shaftesbury (10 miles ) and Salisbury in the heart of the popular Nadder Valley. Most everyday amenities can be found in the village of Tisbury (3 miles), along with a mainline railway station connecting to Salisbury and London Waterloo. The village of Fovant, about 2 miles to the east has a village shop/ post office, public house and doctors surgery. The area is well known for the choice of good state and independent primary and secondary schools. Road communications are excellent with the A303 and M3 a short distance. There is also good walking and riding in the surrounding downland countryside.
Annexed accommodation occupies the spaces above the stables and is offered to the market with or without a sitting tenant.
Approached from the north Wilbury Barn has two main driveways, both of which lead to a large area of parking to the front of the property and to the rear. The front of the property is an area of lawn and an ornamental pond to the left and a substantial open barn sits adjacent to the road. At the rear, half of the plot is made up of concreted yard suitable for more parking and access to the stables and annexed accommodation. The other half is garden predominantly laid to lawn with a variety of shrubs, bushes and a patio area ideal for al-fresco dining. Adjacent to the property lies a paddock of approximately 4 acres with vehicular access from the driveway.
Wiltshire Council Tax Band G
Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Heating and hot water is supplied by Economy 7 electric heaters. Drainage is to two septic tanks.
From Shaftesbury, continue East along the A30 for approximately 8 miles, passing the first sign to Swallowcliffe. After the sharp right hand bend take the next left to Swallowcliffe and the property will be found on your left after approximately 0.5 miles.
No EPC available for this property
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