The Weirs, Chilton Foliat
2,594 sq ft / 241 sq m
Wiltshire, RG17 0TG
A wonderful period house in a highly popular village setting with a incredible kitchen / breakfast room, gardens & waterside frontage
3 Reception Rooms
Mains water, drainage & gas
Oil fired heating
The AreaChilton Foliat
Chilton Foliat is a village and civil parish on the River Kennet on the Wiltshire / Berkshire borders, falling just inside Wiltshire. The parish is in the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is on the county boundary with West Berkshire and is about 1.5 miles northwest of the Berkshire market town of Hungerford.
This active village has an excellent pub, The Wheatsheaf, as well as a well regarded primary school, pretty church and village hall. The larger village of Ramsbury is close by with another good pub, The Bell, as well as a school, Post Office & shop and a tennis club.
Nearby lies Hungerford. With its large open market square and numerous pubs, this bustling market town is suffused in history. But what you might not know is that contemporary Hungerford is home to a fresh and energetic vibe, stoked by some great independent shopping, a sparkling array of nearby dining options and a thriving café culture. If that wasn’t enough, its locality to outstanding schools, great leisure facilities and abundant footpaths, mean the town is fast becoming West Berkshire’s most sought after small town.
Marlborough is situated 11 miles away in the picturesque north-east of Wiltshire. Much of its great beauty is environmentally protected and it offers the discerning visitor a discerning blend of facilities. Its famously wide High Street hosts a market twice weekly.The town displays the confidence of wealth from times past, yet today remains vibrant and progressive with its own chic café culture and many independent shops.
Also 11 miles away Newbury, with its large open market square and famous castle ruins, is a bustling market town and suffused in history stoked by some great independent shopping, a sparkling array of dining options and a thriving café culture.
Andover lies 19 miles away, situated on the River Anton which is a major source of the Test. It has excellent communications with a main line station to Waterloo as well as road access via the A303 and M3. It also has a good range of shopping facilities.
There are a number of excellent state and independent schools in the area and road communications are fantastic with good access to the M3, M4, A34 & A303 which provides access to north, London and the M5 to the west.
The Weirs, Chilton FoliatAbout this home
The Weirs not only offers light, space and height in abundance; it is a delightful period property that has a huge amount of charm and character. The end result is a family house that offers excellent accommodation with a separately accessed home office, off street parking and the most stunning gardens, leading down to the River Kennet. Located in the heart of the village of Chilton Foliat, near the popular village of Ramsbury, the house has been extended and improved over the years. Upon arrival, there is immediately a sense of it’s wonderful mixture of period features and a simply fabulous kitchen/breakfast/living room. Electric double gates grant access to the parking area and the beautiful gardens, with river frontage, lie beyond.
There are a number of key highlights to living at this wonderful property. The main ones are:
The property is over 2,400 sq. ft including the office.
The Weirs is set in the heart of a highly popular village which in turn is set amongst wonderful, rolling countryside consisting of estates and farmland.
There are three reception rooms in all which makes for very flexible accommodation and is ideal for entertaining.
The amazing kitchen which is very much the heart of the home, with French Windows leading out to the terrace and garden beyond.
There are four bedrooms and three bath/shower rooms, arranged over the first floor, which makes for comfortable family living. The fourth bedroom is separately accessed by its own staircase, making it an ideal guest bedroom.
The gardens are simply beautiful. Mostly laid to lawn it is interspersed with a variety of trees and shrubs as well as well-established flower beds which are full of colour throughout the summer months. Beyond the gardens is access to the River Kennet, which is currently fenced.
To the rear of the house, and accessed from the kitchen, is a terrace which is perfect for those who enjoy al fresco dining, beyond which is river fronted garden.
2,594 sq ft / 241 sq m