Box, between Bath & Chippenham – Sold

Sold £1,500,000
  • *4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, attic room
  • *Ent. hall, sitting room, drawing room, kitchen/breakfast room, games room, study, utility & cloakroom
  • *Gardens (approx. 4.37 acres) with tennis court *Adjoins By Brook & enjoys fishing rights
  • *Integral garage,2 further garages, workshop & garden store
  • *Int area 3023 sq ft/281 sq m


GUIDE PRICE: £1,500,000 - Sold
A most impressive, well presented and spacious 4 bedroom family home, with land - approx. 4 acres, quietly and conveniently located in a glorious riverside setting enjoying breathtaking views close to the village of Box & Bath 7 miles.


GUIDE PRICE: £1,500,000 – Sold
A most impressive, well presented and substantial 4 bedroom family home, with land – approx. 4 acres, quietly and conveniently located in a glorious riverside setting enjoying breathtaking valley views close to the extensive range of village amenities in Box and within 7 miles from the centre of Bath

Oak House is a much loved family home for over 40 years. The house has charm and character and is ideally suited to modern family living standards with well laid out accommodation over 3 floors. On the ground floor from the entrance hall is the double aspect sitting room which is well positioned with fantastic views over the gardens and beyond to the By Brook River, the dining room, kitchen/breakfast room with AGA, study and a spacious games or billiards room. There is also a utility room, cloakroom, workshop and access to the integral garage on this level. On the first floor are the 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and access to the attic room on the 2nd floor, which could be used as a 5th bedroom.

Oak House is located in the thriving, village of Box forming part of the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The property is about 7 miles from the Georgian, World Heritage City of Bath offering a vast array of cultural, sporting, leisure and shopping facilities including some excellent restaurants, The Theatre Royal, Bath Abbey, and the Roman Baths. The village of Box itself enjoys a busy community supported by a surprising range of amenities including a school within walking distance, library, public houses, newsagents, post office, village store, supermarket, butcher, doctors’ surgery and pharmacy. Furthermore the village is surrounded by magnificent countryside, with a network of pathways and trails with potential for numerous and varied walks. London, Bristol and the West Country beyond are available by easy access to the M4 Motorway at Junction 17 Chippenham or Junction 18 Tormarton. Alternative, Bath Spa Railway Station provides high speed links to London Paddington (90mins approx.), Bristol Temple Meads and the West Country rail network. Excellent Schooling in the area includes Prior Park, Stonar, Monkton Combe, King Edwards, the Royal High School for Girls and Kingswood. Further afield yet within easy reach are Badminton, Downside, Marlborough and St Mary’s Calne.

Gardens and Grounds
The grounds extend to about 4 acres comprising gardens, woodland and paddock. The south westerly
and north westerly facing garden is mainly laid to lawn bordered by deep herbaceous beds, shrubs and trees to include Acers. There is a delightful terrace which spans the length of the house where you can appreciate the peaceful surroundings and views across the countryside. Complementing the house are 2 further garages, a garden store and an all-weather tennis court which is in very good order.
NB there is a rarely used public footpath that runs through one of the paddocks.
We are advised that mains electricity, water and drainage are supplied to the property. Gas fired central heating.
Useful Local Information Website
Wiltshire Council Website including schools, council tax etc. Band G council tax.
Energy Performance Certificate
Directions From Bath head east on the London Road A4 and take the 3rd exit at the roundabout . At the end of the dual carriageway, take the 2nd exit at the roundabout and continue onto the village of Box, bearing left at the traffic lights. Continue up the hill through the village and just after the left hand turning towards the Bassetts you will see the entrance for Oak House. Take the right hand fork in the driveway and the property can then be found ahead of you.
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APPOINTMENTS TO VIEW AND ALL NEGOTIATIONS MUST BE CONDUCTED THROUGH THE AGENTS. These particulars do not constitute, nor constitute any part of, any offer or contract and all statements made herein are made without responsibility on the part of Pritchards or the Vendor. Any intending purchaser should satisfy themselves as to their correctness. The Vendor does not make nor give, and neither Pritchards nor any person on their employment has any authority to make or give, any representation or warranty in relation to this property. These particulars are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations are conducted through the agents above. REF.JB/64

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