Northwood are delighted to present this rare opportunity to purchase a delightful dorma bungalow situated on the edge of the village of Heytesbury. This home benefits from circa 4 acres. Incorporating outbuildings, annexe used as a holiday lodge, paddocks, stables, orchard with additional gardens surrounding the home. This property has had a lot of love and care from the current vendors. There is a fantastic opportunity to run a business from this home with the luxury cabin which has fantastic reviews and bookings.
The Prime Location
The location of this property is very convenient, with an easy walk into picturesque Heytesbury village. Heytesbury has a strong community feel with 2 lovely local pubs, post office/store and church. There is an excellent range of public and private schools in the area including a primary school in the village, which is rated 'Good' by Ofsted. The school has just changed hands to an academy school and has plans in place to become outstanding. Warminster is approximately 3.5 miles away, a 7 minute drive, and offers a local theatre, shopping and dining facilities, pleasure grounds, doctors & dentists practises to name but a few. Warminster & Heytesbury have many local events for all to enjoy, which provides a strong community feel. Warminster also has a train station built in 1851 which is on the mainline to London Waterloo and Paddington. The property also has easy access to the A36 Bath and Salisbury as well as to London and the West Country via the A303.
Luxury Lodge Business and Future Expansion Opportunity
The holiday cabin has excellent guest reviews and repeat customers often visiting Longleat House and Safari Park. It is currently managed by the vendor but can also be outsourced to a holiday cottage agent. The cabin is currently providing an income of £220 per night with a minimum 3 night booking. The luxury cabin could also be useful if you have family coming to visit, need a functional office space, or another place for relaxation. The cabin comprises of 2 double bedrooms both with fully fitted en-suites and an open plan living area with fully fitted kitchen. The cabin is powered by renewable energy and the water and underfloor heating throughout is via an air source heat pump. The pump is housed in a separate outbuilding with additional storage. The cabin also has a log burner, and separate utilities. The cabin does share the mains water and septic tank to the main property. There is planning permission granted for a second cabin to be built, which could provide additional income. The vendor has already installed piles for the second luxury log cabin to stand on with the utilities ready to be connected once built. The property previously had planning permission for a dog kennel, which has now lapsed but could be reviewed STPP - Subject to planning permission.
For the equestrian enthusiast there is scope to develop the equestrian facilities further subject to obtaining the relevant planning consents. As well as the paddocks, 7 stables/shelters and a double garage previously set up as a tack room, there is a bridleway leading out on to Salisbury Plain for miles of off-road riding.
The Dorma Bungalow Itself
The bungalow was built in the 1930 and was originally owned by Lord Heytesbury. It was later used as offices for the building of the A36. The home then changed hands back to a private residence and this is where the home really excelled. The property has been extended to provide versatile living accommodation with great flexibility.
The property is approached through large timber panelled gates which open onto a sweeping tree lined drive with excellent private parking and turning area. The property is in an elevated position and enjoys views over the surrounding farmland.
On the ground floor of the property is the large entrance hall, cloakroom, study/bedroom, study/snug, lounge with Jack and Jill doors into the conservatory and French doors to the garden, plus and open plan kitchen/living/dining room opening up to the conservatory. The kitchen is fully integrated with individual larder fridge and freezer, dishwasher, double self cleaning oven/grill, island, gas hob, filter tap, boiling water tap and wooden worktops. There is also a pantry room with sink and kitchen units, large utility room with a water softener, boiler cupboard, rear porch, gardener's cloakroom and large drawing room. The drawing room has some lovely features including parquet flooring and an open fire place providing an excellent entertaining space. It leads out to a double-glazed porch. The flooring in other rooms are solid Oak and carpet.
On the first floor are 4 double bedrooms. Bedroom 1 has a walk-in wardrobe/dressing area, TV point and electric wood burner effect fire. It also features an en-suite with under floor heating, heated towel rail, free standing bath with separate walk in shower, close coupled WC and vanity unit with twin sinks. Bedroom 2 is another large double room with storage cupboards and an en-suite shower room including a heated towel rail, close coupled WC & Sink. Bedrooms 3 and 4 are also good sizes with storage. The family bathroom has a bath/shower, heated towel rail, close coupled WC, vanity unit with twin sinks, and storage. The large hallway/landing is used as a music room and has ample storage cupboards including a large walk in airing cupboard.
Externally the home comprises of; wooden gates, large driveway, 2 double garages with electric shutter doors, circa 4 Acres of land, paddocks, woodland, orchard, 7 stables/shelters, summer house, chicken coup, vegetable patch, large brick-built greenhouse with power, and a barn with power and lighting. The gardens include mature trees and plants to attract butterflies, a pond and camp fire area. The property is surrounded by countryside and fields. The field behind the property is owned by the MOD and they use this as arable farmland.
This bungalow is powered by oil central heating. The drainage is a septic tank, which currently costs approximately £120 each time it is emptied. The vendor's currently have this emptied once or twice a year. The property has double glazing, except for one of the porches and greenhouse. The luxury cabin is double glazed. Superfast broadband is available.
By appointment only, and must be accompanied viewings. This property is a must see to appreciate the package on offer.
OPEN HOUSE WILL BE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY ON THE 13th & 14th JULY.BETWEEN 10:00AM - 3:00PM.
OPEN DAY VIEWINGS ON APPOINTMENT ONLY: 13th - 14th July hours within 10:00AM - 3:00PM.br / br /Northwood are delighted to present this rare opportunity to purchase a delightful dorma bungalow situated on the edge of the village of Heytesbury. This home benefits from circa 4 acres. Incorporating outbuildings, annexe used as a holiday lodge, paddocks, stables, orchard with additional gardens surrounding the home. This property has had a lot of love and care from the current vendors. There is a fantastic opportunity to run a business from this home with the luxury cabin which has fantastic reviews and bookings.br / br /The Prime Locationbr /The location of this property is very convenient, with an easy walk into picturesque Heytesbury village. Heytesbury has a strong community feel with 2 lovely local pubs, post office/store and church. There is an excellent range of public and private schools in the area including a primary school in the village, which is rated 'Good' by Ofsted
- Countryside Location
- Driveway 2 Double Garages
- Luxury Lodge
- 4 Acres with Paddock
- Business Opportunity