Tytherton Lucas is a rural hamlet with a quintessential mix of country housing, surrounded by open farmland and well placed for modern communications. Lucas House is in the heart of the hamlet surrounded by green space. Nearby in East Tytherton is a village hall that has a regular bar and holds a number of social events throughout the year, including a fete. The market town of Chippenham is approx. 4 miles south west and provides a wide range of educational, shopping and recreational facilities. The mainline station runs regular services to London Paddington (journey time from 60 minutes) and Bristol Temple Meads. Junction 17 of the M4 is within approx. 7 miles and Bristol International Airport within approx. 34 miles. There is an excellent selection of schools in the area, including Marlborough, St Mary's Calne, Dauntsey's, Stonar and Westonbirt. Bowood Golf and Country Club is within approx. 6 miles and the World Heritage City of Bath is approx. 17 miles away, offering an extensive range of shopping, recreational and educational facilities.
Lucas House is a fine example of a handsome period country property, built with washed rendered elevations and dressed with stone quoins under a hipped slate roof. The property offers in excess of 5,000 sq ft of beautifully-appointed accommodation arranged over two floors and has the potential to separate a wing as a self-contained annexe. The house sits in well-maintained gardens and grounds of about 2.21 acres on the edge of Tytherton Lucas, surrounded by glorious countryside.
On entering the property there is a large and welcoming entrance hall with access to the principal reception rooms, stairs rising to the first floor with its galleried landing, an d a cloakroom with WC. The drawing room boasts a central open fireplace and bay window with views over the gar dens. The dining room provides comfortable dining for ten people and has an open fireplace. The snug is cosy, with a working fireplace and offers an ideal spot to relax. The heart of this impressive home is its large kitchen/breakfast room with adjoining light and airy garden room. The kitchen comes complete with bespoke cabinetry, large island unit, a mixture of granite and wood work surfaces, integrated appliances and a feature Aga. There are double doors leading into the garden room, which enjoys direct access to and views of the garden, as well as a feature lantern roof light. Leading off the kitchen is a more practical utility room with another WC. This leads into the boot room and family room with workshop and wine store leading off. There is also access to the adjoining garage and to the first floor via a separate stair case, where there is a study, two bedrooms and a bathroom.
The first floor features a spacious galleried landing which serves the bedrooms, including the master bedroom suite with dressing room and en suite shower room. There are four further double bedrooms, making a total of seven for the home. There is a family bathroom with separate shower, and an en suite Jack and Jill bathroom between bedrooms four and five.
Overall this impressive family home is well laid out for any modern family, offering spaces to cater for everyone's needs. The gardens and grounds balance the home beautifully and make for a compelling country house.
Lucas House sits in gardens and grounds of about 2.21 acres, which are level and safely enclosed by red brick walls, natural hedging and fencing. The property is approached via a gravel driveway, which in turn leads to a large gravel parking and turning area suitable for a number of vehicles. The gardens are beautifully kept and laid predominantly to lawn. There are well-stocked flower beds, a number of mature fruit and specimen trees, winding pathways and private seating areas. Leading off the house is a paved private terrace with views towards the paddock, ideal for al fresco dining. The swimming pool and tennis court are close together and a short walk from the house, offering a fun and safe recreational space for the family.
There is a further paved seating area, summer house and lawn area, as well as access to the garden store, pump house and workshop, which all provide practical storage. There is a small paddock to the south east corner complete with a small apple orchard and post and rail fencing, ideal for a pony. As a point of interest, there is a secondary entrance to the property and paddock off the main lane from the north boundary. This provides ideal access for the lion's share of the grounds and outbuildings without interfering with the main driveway and lawns.
From the M4 motorway leave via junction 17. Fr om the east take the first exit and the west third exit onto the B4122. Follow this road and then take the right turning onto the B4069 to Chippenham. Take the next left turning into Langley Burrell. Follow this road for approximately 2 miles turning right into Tytherton Lucas. Follow the lane for just under 1 mile and just after a sharp left hand bend the entrance to the property can be found on your left.