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Idyllic mill house in Wiltshire

Goulter’s Mill is an historic former mill house unlisted, although it is mentioned in the Domesday Book. Inside are many period and contemporary features including oak doors, floors and staircases, stone fireplaces, hand moulded panels, stone floors and mullion windows.

The accommodation is generous and has been curated most recently by the vendors, who bought the property as a farmhouse in the 1980s. Accommodation in total comprises: reception hall, sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room, dining room, study, conservatory, master bedroom suite and four further double bedrooms. Externally, Field House makes excellent ancillary accommodation outside the principal property.

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Outside, the gardens between the house and the mill stream have been included in the National Garden Scheme, while the stone foot bridges and pools constitutes a peaceful haven for wildlife. The stables, barn and workshop are all a short walk from the house. The mill stream is partly fed by springs, and runs the full length of the property through mature woodland which has a sensational carpet of bluebells in springtime. Beyond are views over the ha ha to the river meadows beyond. The land comes to 25 acres.

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Goulters Mill is located just south of the village of Littleton Drew and adjacent to the sought-after village of Castle Combe. Chippenham is seven miles.

The guide price is £1.65m. Contact Knight Frank on 01285 659 771 or visit

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