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New Wardour Castle is an imposing Grade I listed Georgian House, believed to be the largest in Wiltshire and is of Special Architectural and Historic Interest. The glorious house dates back to the 18th century and was designed by James Paine for the 8th Lord Arundell. In more recent history Wardour Castle was taken over by Cranborne Chase School in 1960 and then subsequently between 1993 and 1995 converted into the exquisite apartments you find today.
Apartment Six occupies part of the top floor, extending to approximately 4000 square feet split over two floors. The apartments enviable position offers stunning unspoilt southerly aspect views toward Old Wardour Castle, now a picturesque ruin nested in to the hillside with the lake and landscaped grounds framing the foreground.
The apartment itself in immaculately presented throughout with the principal rooms all being of excellent proportions and provide flexible yet elegant accommodation. The main reception rooms offer a comfortable mix of formality and informality and all benefiting from staggering views and a sunny light ambience. In all the accommodation comprises of a welcoming entrance hall, study, spectacular drawing room, kitchen/ dining room, Utility Room, Master Bedroom with En-Suite Bathroom, Double Bedroom with En-Suite Bathroom, Double Bedroom with Shower Room, Two Further Double Bedrooms with Shared Shower Room, Additional Shower Room and a magnificent communal entrance hall. Features of particular note include the beautiful solid oak floors and marble clad bathrooms.
This stunning apartment is truly unique therefore an internal inspection is strongly recommended.
Set amid beautiful rolling Wiltshire countryside, New Wardour Castle comprises of mainly period properties and, although the surrounding area is rural, nearby Tisbury has a good range of individual shops, pubs and restaurants as well as a doctors, dentist and leisure centre together with a station which has a direct line to London Waterloo (109 minutes).
In addition, the lovely hilltop town of Shaftesbury has more comprehensive facilities while the Cathedral City of Salisbury has a twice weekly market, an excellent shopping centre, a theatre and a mainline station connecting with Waterloo. The nearby A303 links to the national motorway network and airports via the M3.
Along with the excellent village primary schools, Salisbury offers good state secondary schools, the popular grammar schools, South Wilts and Bishops Wordsworth and the highly regarded private schools, Godolphin, The Cathedral School, Chafyn Grove and Leaden Hall, St Mary's Shaftesbury, Sandroyd, Port Regis and Clayesmore, are all close by.
Wardour Castle occupies a glorious elevated, yet secluded position, facing south with far reaching views across unspoilt English countryside. The Castle sits within the West Wiltshire Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in breath-taking landscaped gardens. The Castle, which is Grade I Listed, is approached down a sweeping private, tree lined driveway leads through the open communal grounds and approaches the north side of the building where there is ample parking.
Holding an elevated and commanding position taking full advantage of the extraordinary views across its own grounds. The gorgeous communal gardens are landscaped and maintained to an exceptional standard offering an excellent degree of privacy and seclusion with mature hedged boundaries and a variety of specimen hardwood trees including Scots Pine and Oak. The charming and secluded Temple Garden which forms part of the 40 acres of shared gardens and grounds of Wardour Castle contains a delightful folly and a further secluded area of garden which is rarely used by other apartments. This enchanting area is ideal walks, picnics and out door entertaining, whilst further foot paths give access to the surrounding countryside.
Master bedroom with en-suite
Double bedroom with shower room
Additional shower room
Gardens and parkland
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