About the house; it is one of the oldest privately owned houses in the UK - there are only 11 of them. It is a Grade 1 listed manor house - parts of it dating back to 1260, it was restored in 1875. It was an 'aisled hall' - the space now comprises a large dining room and a sitting room on the ground floor and two large bedrooms on the second floor. The rooms are paneled with original beams - and the fireplaces (complete with servant bell pulls) are also in all rooms. There are a further 3 bedrooms and 3 sitting rooms added in the Tudor and Victorian era. The garden is approx 1.7 acres, with its main feature being a Cedar of Lebanon (over 120 years old, an orchard and a summer house and pond. It has stunning views over Salisbury Plain. The house has its own gate to the next-door church, St. Mary's. There is also a large kitchen and also a prep kitchen is adjacent. It is located near Bath, Bristol, Salisbury and easily accessed from London via the A303 or M4. It is near Somerset where many period films are made. Nearest train station is Pewsey (20 mins drive) - with frequent trains from London Paddington (1hr 5 mins average).
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