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Wiltshire period property with lake for sale

Penleigh Mill Farm is a pretty farmhouse near the Wiltshire/Somerset border. The house looks directly over a small fishing lake fed by an idyllic chalk stream which gets regular visits from kingfishers and buzzards and has a natural supply of brown trout.

The main property is a Grade II listed house of red brick construction under a slate roof. The accommodation is spread over two floors and comprises sitting room, dining room, study, snug, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room and cloakroom plus four bedrooms and two bathrooms plus shower room on the first floor.

Outside the grounds extend to around 10 acres and are mostly made up of grazing paddocks and gardens which incorporate the lake, tennis court, large indoor/outdoor swimming pool, vegetable garden and two stable blocks plus a summerhouse and a double garage. The grounds are home to lots of wildlife including deer, rabbits and owls, to name just a few. Outbuildings consist of a range of

barns and two stable blocks.


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The property is situated in Penleigh, a small hamlet just outside the village of Dilton Marsh, just a short drive from Westbury where mainline access to London takes just 80 minutes. The nearby village of Broker’s Wood has lovely country pubs and a good country park while Bath is within 15 miles.

The guide price is £1,500,000. For further information please telephone Knight Frank on 01225 325999 or visit

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