Orchard House, Rood Ashton Park, West Ashton, £770,000

Key Features

4 bedrooms
En suite facilities
3 reception rooms
Gated driveway and parking


    An extremely well appointed and spacious detached family home set behind gates in over an acre plot, also offering annexe/studio potential.

    Full Description

    Rood Ashton Park was the original parkland to Rood Ashton Manor, a grand and imposing estate. Orchard House is located on the south westerly edge of the hamlet close to St John the Evangelist, the parish church to West Ashton.

    The village of West Ashton is close by and has a C of E (aided) primary school. Steeple Ashton lies approximately 2.5 miles through twisting lanes and rolling farmland and has an excellent community feel. There is a village pub, The Longs Arms and The Village Shop and Café run by volunteers.

    Wiltshire’s county town, Trowbridge is approximately 3 miles and provides a range of retail outlets, sporting facilities and a cinema complex with various restaurants and cafes.

    The World Heritage City of Bath is approximately 15 miles and provides a full range of shopping facilities, The Theatre Royal, Thermae Spa and numerous museums and places of culture and interest.

    Communications links are excellent. The M4 motorway junction 17 is approximately 17 miles whilst access to the M3 via the A303 is also easily reached. Railway stations can be found in both Trowbridge and Westbury (approximately 3 miles), with direct trains to Bath, Bristol, south Wales and Salisbury. Westbury station also provides direct access to both London Paddington and Waterloo.


    Solid wood electrically operated gates lead to a sweeping drive leading to a tarmac parking area where the house proudly sits in its 1.1 acre plot. The house itself is double fronted and accessed via a central front door leading into the hall way.

    Once inside the generous, 30ft triple aspect sitting room leads onto a recent sun facing terrace and also gives a superb Bath stone fireplace.

    The open plan kitchen/dining room has been refitted offering a central island, granite work surface areas and leads to the utility and family room. The cloakroom completes the ground floor accommodation.

    Upstairs the light landing accesses all 4 double bedrooms and family bathroom plus there is an ample en suite to the master bedroom.

    Externally the entire plot is contained with fencing and mature trees and gives level lawns, greenhouse, timber shed and summerhouses as well as ample parking.

    There is a double garage building which gives a workshop space behind and a studio/office upstairs. This building could easily be an annexe or offer various uses.

    Central front door leading to:-

    Hallway - with solid and glazed doors leading to the sitting room, cloakroom, kitchen and family room, double panelled radiator, downlighting, alarm panel.

    Cloakroom - with low flush WC, corner wall mounted wash hand basin with mixer tap, single panelled radiator, tiled flooring, tiled walls, extractor fan.

    Sitting Room - being triple aspect with 4 sets of sliding near floor to ceiling patio doors leading to the front, side and rear of the property, stunning Bath stone fireplace with inset wood-burning stove and Bath stone hearth, double panelled radiators, television point, 13amp wall sockets.

    Kitchen/Dining Room - being dual aspect to front and rear with double glazed rear aspect window and front aspect patio doors, range of matching in-frame units with granite work surface area and upstand, 1½ bowl ceramic sink with mixer tap and hose, space for 1½ width American style fridge/freezer, double width range with 5 ring gas burner and extractor with light over, built-in dishwasher, central island unit with granite work surface and various cupboards, open to dining area, limestone polished tiled flooring, double panelled radiator, downlighting, glazed double doors to family room, solid oak door to:-

    Family Room - with front aspect double glazed sliding patio doors, double panelled radiator, door to hallway.

    Utility Room - with tiled flooring, floor-standing oil fired boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating, high level consumer unit, work surface area, wall mounted cupboards, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, space for fridge/freezer, rear aspect double glazed door to garden.

    Landing - being dual aspect to front and rear, access to loft space, solid oak doors lead bedrooms 1, 2, 3, 4 and family bathroom, range of built-in cupboards, single panelled radiator, downlighting.

    Bedroom 1 - being dual aspect to front and side, double panelled radiators, range of built-in wardrobes and furniture including drawers and window seat, door to:-

    En Suite Bathroom - with rear aspect double glazed window, matching suite comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin separate and enclosed corner shower cubicle with wall mounted shower unit, corner bath with mixer tap and telephone style shower attachment, access to loft space, tiled flooring, extractor fan.

    Bedroom 2 - with front aspect double glazed window with view over the garden, single panelled radiator, range of built-in wardrobes, downlighting.

    Bedroom 3 - with front aspect double glazed window with view over the garden, single panelled radiator, range of built-in wardrobes.

    Bedroom 4 - being dual aspect to side and rear, single panelled radiator, downlighting.

    Family Bathroom - with low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, corner shower cubicle, panelled bath, airing cupboard housing Mega-flow pressurised hot water tank, part tiled walls, wooden flooring, rear aspect double glazed windows, downlighting, extractor fan.

    Rear Garden - The gardens total approximately 1.1 acre and is predominantly laid to level lawn within 2 tiers. There is a significant tarmac parking apron which runs from the gate, past the double garage to the front of the property. There are a plethora of summerhouse, sheds and outbuildings and a superb patio area situated to the front of the property, just off of the sitting room which enjoys south westerly aspect. The oversize double garage is currently divided with the right hand side offering storage space and the left hand side providing an open plan garage/workshop space with access to the garden, 2 rear aspect windows, wall mounted electric radiator, stairs rise to the Studio/Office Space with vinyl flooring, 2 wall mounted electric heaters, 2 double glazed near panoramic windows providing a wonderful view of Rood Ashton Manor and adjoining farmland.

    Services: We are advised that all mains services are connected.
    Heating: Oil fired central heating
    Local Authority: Wiltshire Council
    Council Tax Band: Band G - £2,547.54

    Important Notice: Cobb Farr, their clients and any joint agents give notice that:They assume no responsibility for any statement that may be made in these particulars. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning; building regulation or other consents and Cobb Farr have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.


    Site plan


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