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Wiltshire country house with moat for sale

The Moat House is an outstanding Grade II Georgian family home situated on the edge of Salisbury. The elegant house is encompassed by an exquisite moat fed by the River Avon with beautiful views of Salisbury Cathedral and nearby tranquil meadows.

The house is accessible via a small bridge over the moat leading onto a tarmac drive surrounded by sweeping green lawns dotted with developed lime trees. The exterior of the house is comprised of a handsome red brick castellated front elevation on the north side, and Fisherton brick elevation wrapped with wisteria on the south side all topped with a slate roof.

The spacious interior, with tall ceilings throughout, includes four receptions with open fires, a south east facing kitchen/breakfast room featuring an Aga and granite worktops and an extensive open plan drawing room/dining area. An open balustrade staircase leads to five bedrooms and bathrooms and also a gym and there is also a dark room upstairs.

The Moat House, £1,750,000

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Outside there are two terrific terraces, an Indian sandstone area on the southern side and a cobbled terrace to the west. Immaculate lawned gardens are  to be found to the front and rear of the house with a small area of woodland also included. Exterior buildings are composed of a detached double garage with workshops and stores.

The Moat House is located on the outskirts of Britford, a peaceful and picturesque village home to a church and farm shop. The more extensive City of Salisbury is very accessible towards the Northwest providing plenty of shopping, cultural and educational opportunities. Nearby sporting activities include the Wilton, RA and South & West Wilts hunts and fishing is possible on the River Avon subject to private clubs and organisations.

The guided price is £1,750,000. For further information please contact Fox Grant on 08707 745 600 or visit

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