Queens CourtBack

Price: £1,350,000

Reference: queenscourt

Status: Sold

Property description

A substantial 6 bedroom Grade II Listed Country House set in over 3 acres with a detached 3 bedroom coach house, out buildings, swimming pool and Paddock. Far reaching views towards the Marlborough Downs.


A fine Grade II listed village house with far reaching views across farmland towards the Marlborough Downs.

marlborough 10 miles • swindon 6 miles • m4 (Junction 16) 6 miles • royal Wootton Bassett 3 miles • Calne 8 miles swindon railway station (london-Paddington approx. 55 minutes) 10 miles • london 88 miles

Main house reception hall with study area • Cloakroom • Drawing room • sitting room Dining room • morning room • kitchen /Breakfast room • Wine store • rear hall • utility room • strong room master Bedroom with ensuite Bathroom • Four further Double Bedrooms • two Bathrooms attic Double Bedroom and Bathroom

Coach house kitchen/Breakfast room • sitting room • utility/store room • Cloakroom three Double Bedrooms • Family Bathroom

Grounds a range of outbuildings including treble Garage • single storey outbuildings • swimming Pool with Pool house • Timber Framed Cart lodge • Front and rear mainly lawned Gardens • Pond • Vegetable Garden Paddock circa 1.5 acres • Gravelled entrance and Drive

In all about 3.6 acres For Sale Freehold as a Whole

Queens Court is an attractive Grade ii listed house enjoying an idyllic rural location to the edge of the small village of tockenham. to the front of the property there are far reaching views across farmland to the marlborough Downs escarpment in the distance. this is an equine rich area which also offers extensive walking, riding and cycling opportunities. in the immediate vicinity royal Wootton Bassett provides for everyday requirements including a post office, supermarket, banks, solicitors and doctors surgeries. the ancient market town of marlborough lies to the south and along with its boutique shops, antique dealers, art galleries and tea shops it is home to marlborough College. other popular schools in the area include st margaret’s and st mary’s Calne, Pinewood Preparatory school, stonar school and the primary school at Broad town. there are a variety of golf courses nearby including the Wiltshire Golf and Country Club, Bassett Down Golf Course and Bowood Golf and Country Club. other sporting activities include motor racing at Castle Combe, horse racing at Bath and hunting with the Duke of Beaufort. Communications are also excellent with Junction 16 of the m4 being 6 miles away and swindon station a further two miles.

Queens Court was originally part of the Queens Court estate which was gifted to anne Boleyn by henry Viii. the house dates back to the 18th century and is understood to be constructed of coursed limestone which has been rendered and colour washed to the front façade under a hipped, stone slate roof with dormers. the house is approached via a gravelled entrance, the Coach house sits to the left of the entrance and the timber framed cart barn to the right of the entrance. there is a gravelled parking and turning area to the front of the property, with the open-fronted triple garage and outbuildings accessed beyond. the majority of the garden is located on the north side of the house and is principally lawn and borders. there is a lined swimming Pool and Pool house to the easterly side of the garden. Beyond the gardens is a fenced circa 1.5 acre paddock which also has access from the public highway. there are rural views across neighbouring farmland from the rear of the house and the gardens. the entrance to the house is through the centrally located front door which then leads to a formal reception hall which is currently used as a study. there are French windows at the far side of the hall which lead out onto a paved terrace area. to the left of the hall is the Drawing room which has an open fire. the sitting room, which also has an open fire and French windows onto the terrace and access
to the Wine store, is accessed through the Drawing room. to the right hand side of the front hall are the kitchen/Breakfast room, Dining room, morning room and utility areas. the kitchen has a 5 oven oil fired aga with fitted units and a central island unit with a granite work surface and hardwood parquet floor leading seamlessly into the octagonal shaped Breakfast room which has French windows onto the terrace. the Dining room, strong room, rear hall and utility rooms are all accessed through another kitchen door. there is a generously sized master Bedroom with fitted wardrobes and an ensuite shower and Bathroom. Bedroom 5 has access from the landing and also from the master Bedroom, this has fitted wardrobes and could also serve as a spacious Dressing room to the master Bedroom. there are two smaller Double Bedrooms with a centrally located Bathroom between them to the north side of the house. to the east end of the house there is a Double Bedroom and adjacent Bathroom. there is a generously sized attic Bedroom and adjacent Bathroom which is accessed via a further staircase.

Coach House
The detached three bedroom Coach house is predominantly brick built under a slate tiled roof. to the ground floor there is a kitchen/ Breakfast room with fitted units and an electric oven, a sitting room and large utility and storage room (converted from the garage). upstairs there is a master Bedroom, two further Bedrooms and a Family Bathroom.
Services mains water, electricity, oil fired central heating and septic tank drainage.

Directions Directions from J16 of the m4 - follow the a3102 through royal Wootton Bassett. approximately 2 miles after leaving Wootton Bassett
take the left turn signposted tockenham, follow the single track country lane up the hill for less than one mile and take the first left turn. Queens Court will be found approximately 200 yards on the left hand side. the house is located adjacent to a pond, turn left immediately after the pond.

Fixtures & Fittings all fitted carpets are included. unless items are specified in the particulars they are excluded.

Council Tax Band h - £3054.98 for year 2014/15 Postcode sn4 7PJ

Local Authority north Wiltshire District Council, monkton Park, Chippenham, Wiltshire sn15 1er
Viewings strictly through Joint agents – kidson-trigg ramsbury office - 01672 520512 or savills Cirencester office – 01285 627550

Disclaimer these particulars have been prepared with the utmost care but their accuracy, including text, measurements, photographs and plans, is for the guidance only of prospective purchasers and must not be relied upon as statements of fact. their accuracy is not guaranteed. Descriptions are provided in good faith representing the opinion of the vendors’ agents and should not be construed as statements of fact. nothing in these particulars shall be deemed to imply that the property is in good condition or otherwise, nor that any services, facilities, fixtures and fittings are in good working order. these particulars do not constitute part of any offer or contract. every effort has been taken to ensure that all statements contained within these particulars are factually correct. however, if applicants are uncertain about any relevant point, they are advised to ring either office for clarification. By doing so they may save themselves an unnecessary journey. all measurements given are approximate and are wall to wall unless stated otherwise.

Important Notice savills, kidson-trigg, their clients and any joint agents give notice that 1: they are not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property either here or elsewhere, either on their own behalf or on behalf of their client or otherwise. they assume no responsibility for any statement that may be made in these particulars. these particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 2: any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. the text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. it should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and savills have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise. Photographs taken and sales particulars prepared January 2015.

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