The village of Sandy Lane has a historical thatched church and public house. Derry Hill also contributes a shop and post office. There is also a local farm shop.
Calne, Devizes and Chippenham provide a comprehensive range of shopping, educational, sporting and recreational facilities. The market town of Marlborough, the National Trust village of Lacock and the Georgian city of Bath offer excellent cultural and shopping facilities close by.
Communications are good with Junction 17 of the M4 being approx. 11 miles to the north. There is a fast train service to London Paddington from Chippenham taking approx. 70 minutes.
There is a primary school in Derry Hill and the nearby village of Bromham. Other good schools include St Mary's and St Margaret's, Calne, Dauntsey's, St Francis, Pewsey, Stonar and Marlborough College.
Baytree Cottage is a superior detached cottage with a wealth of charm. The sheer size of this property is impressive, as it was once three separate dwellings.
The present owners have skilfully modernised and improved this Grade II listed home to the impressive house that we have the pleasure to offer.
The property has excellent family accommodation and has a large plot with ample parking and numerous outbuildings.
On entering the main reception hall there is an immediate impression of character with beams, a fireplace and interesting recessed niches used for wine storage. This area gives access to the study, which features a large brick fireplace, and sitting room. There is also a well equipped kitchen with an opening that leads to the dining room. From here the rear lobby and cloakroom can be found.
The first floor has a most spacious landing with doors that lead to the four bedrooms on this level and there is a staircase to the second floor. Two bedrooms have en suite bathrooms and bedrooms two and four dually have access to another bathroom. On the second floor there is a lovely bedroom, dressing room and bathroom with large jacuzzi.
The house stands in a plot of approximately 0.25 acres, has parking for several vehicles and a detached double garage.
There are lawn areas with flower and shrub borders, a large garden room that would be an ideal home office and a rear patio area that overlooks the adjoining open countryside. In addition, there are two other solid outhouses for storage.