Church Lane, SOPWORTH


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
A superb opportunity to rent an IMPRESSIVE and SUBSTANTIAL WING of Sopworth Manor, a beautiful historic Manor House which in parts date to the 1700s with later additions and which was vertically sub-divided into three independent properties over five decades ago.

The Grade II Listed property is set within a secluded position along a quiet NO-THROUGH LANE adjacent to the 13th Century Church in the very heart of the DELIGHTFULLY UNSPOILT village of Sopworth on the Wiltshire /Gloucestershire borders and adjoining the renowned Badminton Park Estate in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Approached via a timber five bar gate which opens on to a gravelled parking area in front of a single GARAGE, the gardens and grounds benefit from a pleasant SOUTHERLY ASPECT and have been attractively planted and well maintained, providing a delightful setting for the house.

Constructed in the vernacular style of Cotswold stone, the property boasts an array of PERIOD FEATURES including stone mullion windows, ornate fireplaces, timber beams and generously proportioned rooms with excellent ceiling height.

In all, the unfurnished and CENTRALLY HEATED accommodation extends to almost 3,000 sq. ft. and is arranged over three floors comprising on the ground floor of TWO LARGE FORMAL RECEPTION ROOMS – both with open fireplaces, alongside a spacious fitted KITCHEN /BREAKFAST ROOM with UTILITY room off and separate cloakroom.

On the first floor, there are 2 PRINCIPAL BEDROOMS – EACH OF GENEROUS PROPORTIONS and a dedicated shower room. Of particular note, the master bedroom has a feature fireplace, an attractive dual aspect overlooking the gardens and also an EN-SUITE BATHROOM with a roll top bath and lovely views to the parish church. To the second floor there are 3 FURTHER DOUBLE BEDROOMS, a family bathroom and separate w/c.

The grounds and gardens are a particularly attractive feature of the property extending to approximately a THIRD OF AN ACRE. Arranged to the side and rear, the gardens comprise of well stocked, colourful flower beds, a charming rose garden, EXTENSIVE LAWNS as well as a sheltered patio terrace. A gated driveway off Church Lane provides PRIVATE PARKING and leads to a useful GARAGE.

AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY and for a LONG LET IF DESIRED, properties of this size and nature are rarely available to let and even less so within such a BEAUTIFUL AND PICTURESQUE SETTING. As such, a viewing is highly recommended to truly appreciate the accommodation on offer.


This impressive Grade II Listed property occupies an enviable position near to the heart of the quiet Cotswold village of Sopworth, which is situated away from main roads adjoining the renowned Badminton Park Estate on the Wiltshire /Gloucestershire border within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

The village features many fine old houses and cottages, many of which will have formed part of the Badminton Estate at some point and as such, the village is largely protected by the surrounding park and farmland.

Sherston, about 2 miles drive, has an active local community and offers many amenities and facilities for day-to-day needs including a primary school, doctor's surgery, post office and general stores, church, wine shops and two pubs.

Close by are the market towns of Tetbury and Malmesbury which are both approximately 6 miles distant. Both towns offer a wider range of shopping, services food outlets and leisure facilities, with the latter also benefitting from a Waitrose supermarket.

The picturesque countryside surrounding the village provides a wonderful source of walks as well as opportunities to ride. The area is ideal for those with equestrian interests whether the Beaufort Polo Club, The Duke of Beaufort's Hunt, the world-renowned horse trials at Badminton and Gatcombe or the racing at Cheltenham and Bath.

Other recreational pursuits include golf courses at nearby Westonbirt and at Minchinhampton; sailing at the Cotswold Water Park; swimming and gymnasium at the Westonbirt Sports Hall and motor racing at the Castle Combe circuit.

The village is conveniently located for the commuter with access to the M4 at Junctions 17 and 18 providing easy access to London as well as Bristol where it links with the M5. There are also regular rail services from Chippenham and Kemble stations, both around 12 miles away, to London Paddington in c. 75 minutes.

Schooling locally is second to none with very good state and independent schools within daily reach. In addition to the many local and well-regarded village primary schools, Tetbury and Malmesbury offer very good secondary schooling options while the area also boasts several well-known private schools including Beaudesert Park, Westonbirt, Rosehill Westonbirt and St Mary's Calne.


For further information and to arrange to view please contact Rachael or Shelbie at Moore Allen & Innocent: 01666 718 895. Viewings are welcomed by appointment 6 days a week although please be aware that viewings may require at least 24 hours' notice to arrange access. Please note that prior to any subsequent tenancy offer being accepted, all prospective tenants will be required to supply identification documents and proof of affordability.


These particulars have been prepared as a general guide only. A detailed survey has not been carried out, nor the services, appliances, fittings, etc, been tested. If room sizes are included, they are for guidance and illustration purposes only. They may not be to scale and should not be relied upon for furnishing or other purposes. If there are any important matters likely to affect your decision to proceed, please contact us before viewing the property.


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