Seend Hill, Seend, Wiltshire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
**INCREDIBLE VIEWS** c.1.42 ACRES** PLANNING TO EXTEND to a stunning contemporary design AND to create a HOLIDAY CABIN too! NO CHAIN. ORCHARD** GREAT POTENTIAL!!** The property would suit anyone seeking a unique opportunity to take a well appointed property and create something even more special with the planning consents that are both in place. Wych Elm is set in an enviable location on the outskirts of Seend with far reaching views amidst a generous secluded plot. This individual home built in the 1950s offers individuals great scope to enlarge and modify to their own design and indeed has planning granted for a two storey extension and new double bay barn style garage 18/09512/FUL. Internally the property has a stylish refitted kitchen with parquet flooring, a sitting room with a bay window, a study, cloakroom and three bedrooms. All bedrooms have en suites with the Master featuring a dressing/family room and full en suite bathroom with roll top bath. Outside a long driveway winds up alongside the garden and leads to a parking area for a number of vehicles. There is a lockable 30ft workshop and an open fronted double bay garage, an orchard, a poly-tunnel frame, lawns with established beds and private seating areas. Consent has been passed for a holiday cabin that could bring in an income stream. Offered with no onward chain.


From Devizes Market Place proceed out on the Bath Road and down Caen Hill and after approximately three miles bear left at the traffic lights on to the A361 sign posted to Trowbridge. Continue up the hill and just at the top there is a shingled driveway and entrance for Wych Elm.


The property is set in a wonderful location discreetly tucked away on the edge of this popular village, enjoying fabulous far reaching views across towards the historic Roundway Hill. The village of Seend has a thriving community and is well known for its many fine period buildings that align The High Street and provides a wide range of amenities including a local store/post office, public houses, a Church, an excellent primary school, playing field, village hall and social club. Seend is about 3 miles west of the historic market town of Devizes and the major centres of Bath, Chippenham and Salisbury are all within a 25 mile radius. Private schools in the locality include Stonar at Atworth, Dauntsey's at West Lavington, St Marys at Calne and Marlborough College.


Front door into:

Entrance Lobby

Wood block floor, coat hooks, glazed door into:

Entrance Hall

Parquet floor, stairs to first floor, bookshelves, radiator, down lighters, pantry cupboard, under stairs cupboard.


Opaque UPVC double glazed window, heated towel rail/radiator, wall hung wash hand basin, close couple WC.

Sitting Room

UPVC double glazed bay window with views out, scope to reopen the chimney and have an open fie (set behind some furniture currently) parquet floor, upright radiator, TV and telephone points, opening to:

Kitchen / Dining Room

Triple aspect room, parquet floor, refitted wall and base cupboards, 'Cedar of Lebanon' solid wooden worktops, 6 ring LPG Range style cooker, extractor hood over, stainless steel sink and drainer unit, wine rack, plinth lighting, LED down lighters, built-in American style fridge/freezer with water dispenser, radiator, island and breakfast bar, integrated dish washer.


Dual aspect with views out, telephone point, upright radiator.

Utility / Boiler Room

Oil fired central heating boiler, plumbing and space for washing machine. Opaque UPVC window, Dutch dryer.

Lean-To / Back Porch

Worktop, door to garden.

Bedroom Two

Dual aspect room with views down the garden, parquet floor, radiator, door to:

En Suite Bathroom

Opaque UPVC double glazed window, radiator, bath, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, cupboard, heated towel rail/radiator.

Bedroom Three

Dual aspect room with views down the garden, parquet floor, radiator, door to:

En Suite Shower Room

Parquet and tiled flooring, opaque UPVC double glazed window, radiator, double width shower, low level WC, wash hand basin, radiator, mirror fronted wardrobe.

First Floor Landing

Built-in storage cupboards, opening to dressing room.

Master Bedroom

UPVC double glazed window with views, radiator, fitted cupboard.

Dressing Room

Radiator, eaves storage cupboards, loft access, doors to bathroom and bedroom.

En Suite Bathroom

Opaque window, double width shower, roll top bath with cradle shower, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, two heated towel rail/radiators, part tiled walls, extractor.


A long driveway leads off the main road up and alongside the garden until reaching the property and a parking area for a good number of vehicles.

PLEASE NOTE: The driveway also splits off to the wooded copse area where the tourist cabin would be and where the existing new workshop is. This would give privacy to anyone staying over in the holiday cabin.


A generous plot of about 1.42 acres with lawns, established beds, an orchard, copper beech tree, sunken patio sun terrace with pergola and vine, vegetable garden, wooded copse and a variety of native plants and shrubs. Oil tank. Septic tank.

Please note the pond has now gone which appears on the site plan.

Existing Outbuilding /Garaging

Lockable workshop, timber open fronted double bay garage, light and power.

AGENTS NOTE: Planning consent has been granted for a two storey barn style open fronted double bay garage. Plans are available from the selling agent's office and online at Wiltshire Council's website : 18/09512/FUL

Planning Consent Granted

Planning permission has been granted for an extension on the side of the bungalow under application reference number: E/11/0799/FUL. This consent also involved creating the new access and driveway (which is now in place) so the planning is therefore ongoing.

Another planning application 18/09512/FUL has been passed for: Ground and first floor extensions & replacement car port, including all other associated works.

Potential buyers could look to submit revised plans for an extension to suit their own individual designs.

Copse & Workshop

There is a charming wooded copse at the far end of the garden with a 30ft timber workshop on it. Planning permission has been granted on this land for Change of use from a domestic garden to tourist accommodation, involving siting of a single log cabin and a timber storage shed under 16/00413/FUL.

The plans for the 'Woody Copse Cabin' and all of the other planning documentation is available upon request.

These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general outline only for guidance and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. No person in this firm's employment has the authority to make or give any representation or warranty in respect of the property. All measurements and distances are approximate only.

Your home is at risk if you do not keep up repayments on a mortgage or other loan secured on it.

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