Dark Lane North, Steeple Ashton BA14


4 Bedroom Detached House For Sale

Dark Lane North, Steeple Ashton BA14

Key features

  • Impressive and handsome Period Village Home With Large Gardens, Outbuilding and Paddocks. 6 Acres
  • Beautifully Presented and Sympathetically Renovated Four Bedroom, Four Reception Rooms
  • Contemporary Fitted Kitchen, Utility Room, Bathrooms and Cloakroom
  • Picturesque Village Outskirts with Breath-taking Rural Views
  • Private Double Gated Entrance
  • Outbuilding/Office/Private Guest Facility
  • Extensive Mature Planted Gardens
  • Paddock with New Stable Block
  • Underfloor Heating
  • Dating Back To the 14th Century
  • Council Tax: G

WHY YOU'LL LIKE IT........ An impressive equestrian period village home with large mature gardens, outbuildings and gated paddocks, all set within approximately 6 acres.

The Sanctuary is a beautifully presented, handsome and sympathetically renovated four bedroom, four reception room detached Grade II* listed period family residence set on the outskirts of this picturesque Wiltshire village, enjoying breath-taking rural views across countryside towards the foothills of Salisbury Plain.

The property has been carefully and sympathetically restored and renovated and now blends a wealth of period features including beams, fireplaces and vaulted ceilings, whilst underfloor heating, oak floors and doors and all new contemporary fixtures and fittings, ensure the property is fully equipped for all the demands of modern family life.

On the ground floor there are four impressive reception rooms; large sitting room, dining room, snug and breakfast room. The contemporary bespoke hand made kitchen is fully fitted and a stand-out feature, including gold furniture and a Bertazzoni range cooker. The downstairs is completed with a utility/boot room and cloakroom.

On the first floor are four bedrooms; two stunning vaulted double bedrooms, one is triple aspect and the other is dual aspect. From here there is a third double bedroom, the stunning family bathroom, and further guest bedroom with en suite shower facilities.

The Sanctuary is the last home at the end of Dark Lane North and has two separate entrances; the main double electric wooden gates open onto a private driveway where there is ample parking and hardstanding for a number of vehicles. (Garaging subject to obtaining the necessary planning and listed building consents). The second gates have an additional driveway that leads to the paddock and stable block.

The mature landscaped gardens are laid to lawn with meticulously planted flower beds and borders and mature tress provide lovely sheltered areas across the extensive grounds. To the front of the property is a large wildlife pond and timber seating decking area. From here you gain access to the outbuilding. Consisting of three rooms and creating a unique and versatile living space, the outbuilding is ideal for enjoying the garden or working from home.

From the gardens the paddocks are accessed via a wooden five bar gate and offer a flat and perfectly proportioned parcel of land, serviced by a new stable block; comprising three stables with water and electricity. From here are stunning far reaching rural views towards Westbury's historic hillside carved White Horse and the foothills of Salisbury Plain.

The Sanctuary is a Grade II* listed building with parts dating back to the 14th century. In the 1930's it was sold as part of the Rood Ashton Estate sale. The current owners have restored, enhanced and preserved the properties structure and period features whist adding contemporary fittings and fittings ready for modern living.


The picturesque village of Steeple Ashton has a splendid and beautiful 15th Century church, a popular village public house and community shop and cafe. There is a primary school in the adjacent village plus sought after independent schools such as Dauntsey's and Stonar are nearby. Devizes & Melksham offer a broad range of shopping from independent retailers to national chains & supermarkets including Waitrose.

Communications are good with easy access to Trowbridge and Westbury, which has a mainline station running to London in 90 minutes. Bath is approximately 12 miles away, famous for its architecture, as well as some of the finest shopping and restaurants to be found outside London, plus excellent schools, universities and colleges. 

To view this property please call, John Hames, Luke Hames, David Hames, Sally Suter, Lewis Sinden, Louisa Derrick, Jon Green, Kim Butt and Ed Hames 

Martin & Co Westbury haven't tested any of the appliances listed in these details, or asked for warranty or service certificates, unless stated - they're on an 'as seen' basis.

You should only use floor plans and measurements as a general guide to room layout and design, as they're not exact. Potential buyers are advised to recheck the measurements before completion.

Money Laundering Regulations: Purchasers will be asked to produce identification and proof of residency documentation, once an offer has been agreed, we need to hold this on file before solicitors can be instructed. 

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  • 7 Palomino Place
  • Westbury
  • BA13 3SD

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