Hill House is on the edge of the popular village of Sherston, by the Gloucestershire/Wiltshire border. The house dates back to the 18th century, with later alterations and its traditional character is retained with flagstone floors, stone fireplaces exposed timber beams and sash windows.

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The property has four principal bedrooms on the first floor and two further bedrooms on the second floor, two bathrooms and two reception rooms and a light, kitchen/dining room with French doors out to the eating area on the patio.

Behind the main house is a Cotswold stone barn and a range of outhouses. Through the back yard are seven stables, a tack room and a feed room. The gardens include a small greenhouse and a small kennel for two dogs. In the corner of the paddock is a hard tennis court and a boules court. There is also a vegetable garden, fruit cage, garden shed and a productive asparagus bed.

Travel to London is quick: Chippenham (9 miles away) to London Paddington takes 75 minutes.

The guide price is £1.6m. For further information please call Knight Frank on 01285 659 771 or visit www.knightfrank.com.

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