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Lock and Key

Be a part of the Village Collection

We are proud to work and live in the beautiful Wiltshire countryside that surrounds us and we are firmly deep rooted in its Heritage as one of the leading estate agency’s in Melksham and the villages close by.  At Lock and Key, we retain wealthy clients and buyers from all over the country searching for their dream home right on our doorstep. The race for space and leafier locations has never been as high as it is right now.

In the future, we know the home-working trend will continue to feed demand for good-quality family homes in places such as our beautiful local countryside. The villages surrounding Melksham are in close proximity to the train station, well regarded schools and amenities which are lifestyle relocation markets and country escapes.

Please find below a selection of properties from our our Village Collection that are now sold.

Dorek House, Bowerhill Lane

An attractive, individual and architecturally beautifully designed four bed detached property offering approximately 3100 square foot of contemporary elegance, space, which is built with the finest quality and with an eye to detailing second to none and all being situated in a semi-rural position with 0.7 acres of beautiful gardens, double garaging and ample parking boasting stunning views across some of the best Wiltshire Countryside. Offering excellent living proportions throughout the accommodation is arranged over two floors and comprises a stunning bespoke open plan kitchen/dining room with bi-folding doors opening into the gorgeous rear aspect, a useful utility and downstairs shower room. On this side of the house there are stairs that go up to bedroom four, and an open living room and kitchenette and shower room all which can provide a self contained situation. From the beautiful kitchen there is a dual aspect living room, and a family room with bi folding doors out to the rear. To the first floor opens into a beautiful mezzanine landing with a large Oak framed picture window providing stunning views across open countryside, three further bedrooms all with en-suites. Externally there are lovely landscaped gardens on a 0.7 acre plot, ample parking for numerous vehicles and a double garage. Useful summer house/office, garden shed/store.

The Old Rectory, Semington

An impressive and attractive detached Grade II listed residence, accessed via a private drive and boasting a wealth of period features situated in the centre of the favoured village of Semington. The spacious and generous accommodation is arranged over three floors and comprises an entrance hall, a lovely drawing room, 31ft sitting/music room, dining room with fireplace, a spacious kitchen/breakfast room with an Aga range cooker, a utility room and a W/C on the ground floor. Stairs rising to the first floor where there are four good size bedrooms, an en-suite bathroom and a family bathroom. To the second floor there is a further double bedroom.  Externally there are good size gardens approx 0.25 of an acre to the front and rear and benefits from a good degree of privacy.

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Loves Farm, Bowerhill

An impressive and attractive period detached farm house that has been substantially extended to show approx 3815 sq ft of accommodation being situated in a wonderful position on the very outskirts bordering open fields and farmland. With large outbuildings including extensive garaging, secondary accommodation, generous parking, stables and a fabulous detached pool house, gym and sauna, tennis courts and paddocks the whole prospect sits on approx 6.4 acres. This property we find will appeal to people seeking the rural life, may suit an avid car enthusiast/collector, or a multi generational family, or someone working for home and needs the space. It really offers so much potential and it is possible it will appeal to a variety of alternative uses for instance a secondary income like an air bnb or rental income from the outbuildings – subject to the usual planning consents being granted.

Whitley

An attractive and beautifully presented four bed detached cottage situated in the highly favoured village of Whitley with its Golf course, village pub and restaurant and its good road links to Bath and the M4. The spacious accommodation offers excellent living proportions throughout and is arranged over two floors comprising, an entrance porch and hall, living room, family room, dining room with log burner, a lovely fitted kitchen/breakfast room, useful utility and a cloakroom on the ground floor. To the first floor are four good size bedrooms, an en-suite and a family bathroom. Externally there is a stunning enclosed good size rear garden, ample parking and a garage and home office. The property further benefits from gas heating and double glazing.

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Beanacre

An individual, spacious and well proportioned four bed detached property situated set back on a good size plot with surrounding gardens backing onto adjoining countryside offering lovely views in the favoured village of Beanacre. With 2400 sq foot of accommodation the property offers fabulous the ability to be enhanced and extended (subject to planning permissions) to create the fluid flexibility and contemporary living spaces that will suit the needs of a discerning buyer. Based on two floors the accommodation comprises an entrance porch opening to a good size entrance hall, cloakroom, large living room with dual aspect windows overlooking the delightful gardens, dining room, useful study, kitchen/breakfast room and a utility on the ground floor. To the first floor are four bedrooms with an en-suite and a family bathroom. Externally the large gardens surround the property and adjoin open countryside and lovely views to the rear, double garage and ample driveway parking.

Bridge House, Semington

Bridge house is an attractive, five bed detached farmhouse believed to date back to1802 adjoining the beautiful Kennet & Avon Canal (it is every canal enthusiast’s dream) and was previously run as a bed and breakfast guest house.  Arranged over three floors the accommodation comprises, an entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, study, a fitted kitchen/breakfast room, utility, boot room, food prep area, and a boiler room on the ground floor. To the first floor there are three bedrooms and a family bathroom, stairs rise to the second floor where there are two further double bedrooms.  Externally there are lovely gardens, ample off road parking which lead to a detached double garage.  Also included is an additional enclosed pony paddock to the side complete with a timber shelter which could be used for a variety of uses to include pony/livestock.

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Chantry Cottage, Bromham

An exceptional, attractive and individual detached thatched property set tucked away in the heart of the favoured and highly sought after village of Bromham where you will bask in the lovely beautifully tended south facing gardens that it has to offer, a conservatory, ample parking, a detached garage and enjoy the numerous wonderful countryside walks that are right on the doorstep!  This is a pure lifestyle move for anyone looking to acquire such a property in a thriving village with the finest of Wiltshires undulating countryside and amenities close by.

 

Seend

An attractive, stunning and individual detached period conversion set within generous gardens of approximately 0.5 of an acre situated in an essentially a semi rural position on the edge of the favoured village of Seend.  The property has been renovated by the present owner and finished to a high specification throughout, with the original parts dating back to the1850’s and all encompassing a quality interior to comprise circa just under 3000 square ft of accommodation.  There is a fabulous sitting room with a large inglenook fireplace and full width bi-fold doors opening onto the gorgeous gardens, a superb bespoke kitchen/breakfast room with a vaulted ceiling and a utility.  There are five bedrooms, plus an additional annex bedroom (income 12k per annum) three with en-suites, a lovely family bathroom and a separate W.C.

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Semington

A spacious and attractive detached character cottage believed to date back to c1700’s being situated in the heart of the favoured village of Semington and ideally situated for access to several West Wiltshire towns and to the North of the village there is good access to our cherished Kennet & Avon canal walks. The accommodation is arranged over three floors and comprises an entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen, utility/boot room and a shower room on the ground floor. To the first floor there are two bedrooms and a family bathroom and there is access from the landing to the second floor where there is a study area and an attic bedroom.  Externally there is a very large rear garden which benefits from a good degree of privacy.

Broughton Gifford

This attractive, extended and therefore spacious three bed terrace cottage situated set back opposite the stunning common green and the local pub in the highly desirable village of Broughton Gifford. The accommodation is arranged over three floors and comprises an entrance lobby, a lovely open plan living /dining room complete with two open fires, a fitted kitchen and a cloakroom on the ground floor. To the first floor are two bedrooms and a beautiful bathroom with a fabulous third bedroom on the second floor. Externally there are front and rear cottage gardens.

 

 

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Semington

A stunning, unique, spacious and attractive Old Hunting Lodge believed to date circa 1890 situated in the heart of the favoured village of Semington and ideally situated for access to several West Wiltshire towns.  To the North of the village there is good access to our cherished Kennet & Avon canal walks.  Arranged over three floors and offering excellent living proportion’s throughout, comprising an entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, snug, study, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, shower room and a conservatory on the ground floor. To the first floor there are four bedrooms, a family bathroom and a shower room and to the second floor is a further bedroom, sitting room and a service area.  Externally there is ample parking leading to a timber garage/workshop and a decent plot of nearing approximately 0.25 of an acre.

Swan Cottage, Semington

This attractive and spacious four bed semi detached cottage where the original part is believed to date back to the 1700’s all adjoining open countryside to the rear offering stunning views.  Situated in the favoured village of Semington and ideally positioned for access to several West Wiltshire towns and close by there is very good access to our cherished Kennet & Avon canal walks. This beautifully extended cottage is jammed packed with character features to  include fireplaces, beams and flagstone flooring.  The property is arranged over three floors and comprises an entrance porch, snug/dining, lovely sitting room, a superb equipped kitchen/dining room, useful utility and a shower room on the ground floor.  On the first floor there is a stunning master bedroom looking out with beautiful views over open countryside, and benefitting from a dressing area and a high spec en-suite. There are two further bedrooms, another en-suite and a stunning family bathroom.  Stairs rising to the second floor where there is a attic room/bed four again benefitting from the stunning views to the rear and leads to a useful storage room.

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Beanacre

A truly immaculate and beautifully proportioned four/five bed detached property uniquely situated being tucked away in a small private lane with approximately a beautiful 0.25 acre plot and adjoining countryside to the side in the favoured village of Beanacre. The property believed to have been constructed in the 1950’s and fabulously enhanced and extended by the present owners to create flexibility and contemporary living spaces. The accommodation is arranged over two floors and comprises an entrance hall, cloakroom, a lovely open plan kitchen/dining room leading to a conservatory, dining room/bedroom four, study/bedroom five, useful utility, stunning living room room opening to a beautiful second conservatory, large master bedroom and an en-suite on the ground floor. To the first floor are two further double bedrooms and an en-suite. Externally there are delightful secluded front, side and rear gardens with lovely views over farmland to the side, ample parking for numerous vehicles and a garage. Additional features include gas heating and double glazed.

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