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Elegant 18th century property for sale outside Marlborough

West Kennett House is a stylish Grade II listed property with a separate coach house and well tended grounds in a small hamlet just outside Marlborough in Wiltshire. The house was built in 1780 and has a classic balanced façade with handsome brick elevations.

The house retains much inherent character in the fine period features which compliment the generous proportions of the house; elegant reception rooms, stylishly decorated, make the most of the views out to the countryside. With around 4,000sq ft of accommodation over four floors the property has ample living space for a family, and for entertaining. Accommodation in total comprises entrance hall, four reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, five bedrooms and three bathrooms. The Coach House provides useful ancillary accommodation, and offers two bedrooms, a sitting room, kitchen and shower room.

West Kennett House, £1,3m, Carter Jonas

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The property comes with just over two-and-a-half acres and the gardens are mainly laid to lawn. The house itself is clad with hysteria and a climbing rose and bounded by beech hedging and brick walls. To the rear is a terraced area and a raised eating area beside an ornamental pond. An attractive rose garden also adds to the garden, as do the timber summer house and the orchard.

West Kennet House occupies a wonderful commanding position with distant views across the Kennett Valley and sits within the World Heritage Site bounded by the Avebury Stone Circle, Silbury Hill and The Sanctuary. Avebury itself is a desirable village with good local amenities while Marlborough has further amenities including local schools and Swindon, 12 miles away, has rail services to London Paddington.

The guide price is £1.3m. For further information please contact Carter Jonas on 01672 514916 or visit

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