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Lovel House, Upton Lovell, Warminster, Wiltshire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Drawing room, Dining room, Sitting room, Morning room, Kitchen/breakfast room, Cloakroom, Utility room, Boot room, Study, Playroom, Billiards room, Cellar

Master bedroom with ensuite bathroom, 4 Further bedrooms (3 with ensuite bathrooms),

Family bathroom

2 Bedroom Coach House

Walled garden, Gardens, Greenhouse, Sheds, Tennis court

Field and Stables

Approximately 7.25 acres

Lovel House is a Grade II listed house, believed to have been built in 1798 and constructed principally of Chilmark stone and mellow brick under a slate

roof with sash windows. Full of character features which include impressive high ceilings, open fires

in all the reception rooms and the original shutters on the sash windows on the ground floor. The

house is extremely light with many rooms being dual aspect which make the most of its outlook either over the fields and church to the front and the pretty walled gardens to the rear. The house has been beautifully renovated throughout.

Steps lead up to the front door and into the welcoming entrance hall from which all the principal rooms are accessed. The elegant reception rooms lie mostly to the west side of the house with a pretty sitting room with window seats. From here is the impressive drawing room which is triple aspect with window seats and has French doors opening out to the garden. There is also a good sized dining room. The kitchen is accessed across the hall opposite the dining room which has an excellent range of bespoke cupboards with central island and a large Aga with the added benefit of a 4 ring gas hob. Steps lead down to the breakfast area with the original flagstone floor and large jet master fireplace. The morning room is also accessed from the kitchen with fitted cupboards and shelves. There is also a boot room, utility room and cloakroom.

On the lower ground floor, which has natural light in all rooms, are three further reception rooms with a large hall which are currently laid out as a playroom, study and billiard room. There is also

a superb wine cellar and large boiler room/storage room.

On the first floor is a superb dual aspect master bedroom with a good range of built in wardrobes

with a large ensuite bathroom which includes a central roll top bath and two basins. There are

three further bedrooms and two family bathrooms. Accessed from the boot room is a further double

bedroom with bathroom.

Lovel House is situated in the attractive village of Upton Lovell overlooking the church and fields. Set in the heart of the Wylye Valley which is renowned for its picturesque countryside perfectly located between Salisbury and Bath.Within the village is a pub and church and nearby Codford provides further local amenities including a doctor's surgery, Budgens mini supermarket, post office, garage, vet and small theatre. Within close proximity are many gastro pubs.

The market town of Warminster offers further everyday facilities including a Waitrose and has a mainline railway station with services to London Waterloo (approximately 120 minutes) and Bath (25 minutes). There are further direct line stations to London Waterloo from Tisbury (from 95 minutes), Grateley (from 75 minutes) and Salisbury (from 90 minutes). Westbury is also 13 miles away which has a direct line to London Paddington (from 78 minutes).

Salisbury lies to the south east and offers a wider range of cultural, educational and shopping facilities. The A303 is nearby and offers excellent links to the West Country and London via the M3. Lovel House is set within a delightful rural surroundings and is in a Conservation Area and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with superb walks from the door.

The area is also very popular because of the excellent selection of schools at all levels. There are popular primary schools in the local villages and Salisbury has retained its grammar schools. Public schools in the area include Warminster, Dauntseys, St Mary's Shaftesbury, Port Regis, Marlborough, St Mary's Calne, Bryanston, Sandroyd, Hanford and Sherborne. In Salisbury there is the Cathedral School, Chafyn Grove, Leaden Hall and Godolphin.

The front of the house is bordered by an ornamental fence with automatic electric gates. The front garden is mostly laid to lawn with climbing roses growing against the house. A gravel drive leads to the side of the house where there is ample parking and a turning circle with roses and a fountain. To the western side of the house and wrapping to the rear is a very pretty walled garden, mostly laid to lawn with flower beds and

interspersed with trees. There is a large pergola and terrace with built in barbecue and a greenhouse. On the other side of the driveway is a principally walled large area of lawn with an orchard, shed andhard surface tennis court. Behind the gardens is a large paddock laid out to include grazing, young wood land and a separate orchard area. There is separate access and stables.

Beyond the gardens is a two bedroom coach house which has been completely renovated by the current owners to provide excellent ancillary accommodation. It consists of a kitchen/

breakfast room, sitting room, cloakroom, utility/boot room and two double bedrooms both with ensuite bathrooms. There is also an attached single garage.

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