Well House is a Grade II listed detached property of enormous character situated in an elevated position on the edge of the village of Shalbourne in Wiltshire.

Inside the house offers lots of period features including exposed beams. The charming sitting room has an open fireplace, and the study area features a bay window and a window seat overlooking the garden. The master bedroom suite is accessed by its own staircase, and there are two further double bedrooms.

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Outside, the south facing garden is mainly laid to lawn. A sheltered terrace has steps leading up into the garden with a pretty brick and flint raised bed along the  western border which is stocked with a variety of plants and shrubs.

There are wonderful views to the north and south and the property is located within a conservation area and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Shalbourne is a popular village about four miles south west of the market town of Hungerford and 10 miles south east of Marlborough. The village has a primary school, a church, a public house and a village shop with a post office.

The guide price is £525,000. For further information please contact Knight Frank on 01488 688 547 or visit www.knightfrank.co.uk.

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