Nestled in the most idyllic spot within the Deverill Valley, The Long House is a delightful five bedroom character home offering the best of country living. Set amongst beautiful gardens with equestrian facilities and in total about 3 acres.
Believed to date back to 18th Century, The Long House retains many original features throughout the property, but remains unlisted. Situated at the end of a no through round within the highly desired Kingston Deverill, the property enjoys direct access to bridleways and footpaths. Set within its grounds, The Long House enjoys panoramic views from nearly all rooms and is surrounded by well manicured gardens and mature trees. There are also equestrian facilities with stable yard comprising two stables, further barn with internal stable and three post and rail paddocks, the out riding is simply sublime.
The property has been released to the market for the first time in 80 years and its charm and location are sure to delight buyers. Viewing strictly by appointment.
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Mere 3 miles, Shaftesbury 12 miles, Bath 22 miles,
Salisbury 22 miles
Mainline Train Services: Warminster to London Waterloo 2hrs 6 mins
International Airports: Bristol Airport 38 miles, Southampton Airport
47 miles, London Heathrow 87 miles
The Long House is a superbly situated country home, located in an area of outstanding beauty within the Deverill Valley, offering off extensive off road riding and walking straight from the property. The Long House offers peace and tranquillity yet enjoys excellent communication links via road and rail. Privately situated from the lane, the property has large gravel driveway providing parking with double garage, Beautifully maintained gardens with access to the river Wylye and equestrian facilities including stables, barn and three paddocks. It is the aspect from the property that is particularly special. The house retains many character features throughout and has four formal reception rooms, five bedrooms and two bathrooms.
You really are spoiled for private schools in this location, with Hazlegrove, Warminster School, Bishopstrow College, St. Marys Sahftesbury and Port Regis all within twenty minutes drive. State schools are found in Mere and Warminster.
The property sits on a no through lane on the edge of the village of Kingston Deverill within the highly desired Cranborne Chase, now a designated Dark Sky Reserve and one of only sixteen in the world. The nearest pubs and shops are found in neighbouring Longbridge Deverill, less than 5 minute drive, local supermarkets are found in Warminster with more comprehensive shopping and dining options in Bath and Salisbury. The gastronomy within the Cranborne Chase is excellent with some renowned country pubs serving excellent food. The property enjoys direct bridleway access and with no passing traffic, ideal for those looking for country seclusion and safe outriding. The nearest hunts are with The Blackmore Vale and South & West Wilts, both with associated Pony Clubs.
The Long House
Believed to date back to 1700`S, the property has remained with the same family for the last two generations, although extended and enhanced, the property has managed to retain much of its original character with exposed timbers and brickwork.Well maintained throughout, the property offers flexible accommodation over two floors and has a wonderful atmosphere serving any family well with four reception rooms, a generous farmhouse kitchen/breakfast room, utility/boot room and study. To the first floor there are five bedrooms and two bathrooms. It is worth noting the incredible aspect from every room.
Externally, the gardens are extensive and well established wrapping the property providing privacy but enabling enjoyment of it`s breathtaking location. With lawns, Vegetable garden, cottage garden style flower borders and mature trees and hedging, with riverside access, and wood bridges to the paddocks offering a delightful and enchanting setting.
The driveway sweeps from the lane providing plenty of off road parking, leading to a detached timber double garage with workshop to the rear.
There is a stable yard with two timber stables and secure tie up area with gate leading to a smaller paddock with barn and further internal stable. The two larger paddocks are found to the rear of the property surrounded by post & rail and high hedging both with connected water.
The out riding is arguably the best in the area, with no road work required to access bridelways which stretch through the valley.
Principally the land to the front of the property are mature gardens which wrap the sides and rear of the property leading down to the Wylye River. With three paddocks, the plot totals about 3.5 acres including the river. Please refer to sale plan. The whole plot provides immense privacy whilst providing unrestricted views of the surrounding countryside.
Fox Grant and their clients give notice that:
1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property.
2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not
form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.
3. 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 Fox Grant have not tested any
services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise. Any
error or mis-statement shall not annul the sale or entitle either party to compensation in respect thereof.
Plans, Areas and Schedules Plans, Areas and Schedules These
are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for reference only.
They have been carefully checked and calculated by the vendor`s
agents, however the purchaser(s) shall be deemed to have satisfied
themselves as to the description of the property. Any error or
mis-statement shall not annul the sale or entitle either party to
compensation in respect thereof.
Town and Country Planning The property is sold subject to any
development plans, tree preservation orders, ancient monument
orders, town planning schedules and resolutions, which may or
may not come into force. Purchasers will be deemed to have full
knowledge and have satisfied themselves as to the provisions of any
such matters affecting the estate.
Rights of Way There are no known public rights of way across the
Unitary Authority Wiltshire County Council
Services private drainage, oil fired heating and mains electricity
Tenure The Long House is sold freehold
Fixtures & Fittings Unless mentioned specifically all fixture, fittings
and garden ornaments are excluded from the sale but may be
available by negotiation.
Particulars Prepared in May 2020
Property code - CV,EQ,SH
Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.