About this property
Buckland House is an outstanding family home on the edge of the popular village of Norton. The house offers a wealth of character and charm throughout and benefits from historic beams, original stone flooring and beautiful sash windows which fill the house with natural light.
Internally this Grade II listed house is the perfect layout for modern family living. At the front of the house there are two large reception rooms both with working open fires, sash windows and wonderful high ceilings. At the rear is a welcoming family kitchen compete with Aga and a walk in pantry. There is also a snug/sitting room at the rear of the house and access to the walled garden. On the first floor the spacious accommodation continues with three large double bedrooms and two bathrooms. Of particular merit is a large principal suite which due to its south facing orientation and dual aspect benefits from ample natural light. On the top floor there are a further two bedrooms, one bathroom and one en-suite shower room.
Externally there is an excellent one bedroom cottage which was historically the stables. This has been converted in a sympathetic way and offers flexible accommodation whilst retaining much of its charm. On the ground floor there is a kitchen/dining/sitting room and a there is a spacious bedroom and bathroom above.
The house also has a large walled garden which wraps around three sides of the house and is incredibly private. The garden is made of up formal borders and a lawned areas. There is also ample parking for a number of cars.
Buckland House is located in a rural position just on the edge of Norton, which is a traditional Wiltshire village to the south of the Cotswolds, 7 miles southwest of the attractive market town of Malmesbury and nearby to the popular village of Sherston. Norton has the popular Vine Tree public house as well as an active church and community.The larger centers of Chippenham, Bath and Cirencester are nearby. The area has excellent communications by road via the M4 (Jct 17) to London and Heathrow airport, Bristol (including Bristol airport) and Bath. The main line railway station at Chippenham has regular connections to Paddington (60 minutes). There are an excellent range of schools in the area includingl Westonbirt, Marlborough, St Mary’s Calne and a number in Bath. Hunting with the Beaufort and the Vale of the White Horse. Racing can be found at Bath, Cheptstow, Cheltenham and Newbury. Golf at Castle Coombe, Chippenham and Bowood House.
- Malmesbury 4 miles,Tetbury 8 miles, Chippenham 8 miles (London Paddington from 75 minutes) M4 (J17) 4 Miles
(Distances and time are approximate)
- EPC Rating = E
- Tenure = Freehold