Bowds Lane, Lyneham, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15
- 5 bedrooms
- 4 reception rooms
- 3 bathrooms
- 29.00 acres
range of everyday amenities. The nearby towns of Royal Wootton Bassett and Chippenham have a wider range of services.
The area is extremely well served for communications with easy access to the M4 Motorway at Junction 16. There is direct access to Bath, Bristol, the M5 and London with
regular commuter rail services running from Chippenham and Swindon stations direct to London Paddington, taking approximately 70 minutes and 60 minutes respectively. In
addition, Bristol International and Heathrow Airports are both within easy reach.
The house is well located for sporting opportunities including: golf at Castle Combe, Bowood and Westonbirt; polo at Cirencester and Westonbirt; motor racing at Castle
Combe; hunting with the Duke of Beaufort's or VWH hounds; horse racing at Bath, Cheltenham and Newbury; rugby at Bath; watersports at Cotswold Water Park plus many
equestrian events such as Badminton, Barbury Castle and Dauntsey. The River Kennett, The Avon and The Test are also all close by ofering excellent fishing. Education in the area is first class with many popular private and public schools. Of notable mention are Westonbirt and St Mary's Calne, Marlborough College, Royal High School in Bath as well as nearby as well as nearby Grittleton School. The rural setting provides access to footpaths, bridleways and quiet lanes perfect for walking, riding and cycling.
Lilybrook House is a most impressive detached period house, recently extended and completely refurbished throughout to an exceptionally high standard. The property provides well proportioned, light and spacious accommodation. The kitchen / dining / family room forms the heart of the house, over 37 x 30 sq ft, with a fully glazed elevation
providing sensational far reaching panoramic views over the private grounds and Dauntsey Vale beyond. The drawing room is equally impressive and links to the study
/ library and sitting room beyond. The accommodation flows extremely well and is ideal for family living and / or entertaining. On the first floor, the principal bedroom has an en suite
bathroom and a large dressing room. There are four further bedrooms and two family bathrooms, which have been cleverly designed to service all the bedrooms.
Gardens and grounds
The property is approached off a quiet lane through a pair of automatic gates that give access to a large sweeping gravel driveway with ample parking for cars and horse boxes.
The landscaped gardens are to the front and rear of the property and are mainly laid to lawn with established borders. The large terrace overlooks the sweeping lawn and
swimming pool, which has infinity views across the vale. The main stable block is built of Cotswold stone with 5 loose boxes, solarium, staff room and store / pump room. There
is also a well presented grooms flat. Beyond this, the track leads to a secondary stable yard and to the fields that are all stud fenced with water and electricity to all parts. At the end
is a period barn that, subject to planning, could be converted or used for stock / storage.
Across the lane, there is a timber stable with 4 loose boxes and a 50 x 25m all-weather arena with landscaped surrounds for viewing. Turn out paddocks, fenced to a high
standard, surround the arena and an access track leads to the banks that run down to the steam on the boundary. There is a secondary period farm barn that has potential for
other uses. The land is all down to permanent pasture and is post and rail fenced with water connected. In all about 29 acres.
Royal Wootton Bassett 3 miles • M4 (J16) 5 miles
Chippenham mainline station 10 miles (London Paddington 70 minutes)
Swindon 9 miles • Cirencester 18 miles • Bath 24 miles
(All distances and times are approximate)
Bowds Lane, Lyneham, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15
NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
- Chippenham Station7.6 miles
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