The Chestnuts, Upper Seagry

Guide price - £1,750,000

Area (approx)
5060 sq ft / 470 sq m

The Chestnuts
16 Upper Seagry
Wiltshire, SN15 5EX

A beautiful and impressive Grade II Listed village house


4 Bedrooms
2 Attic Bedrooms
3 Bathrooms
4 Reception rooms


Mains water, electricity and drainage
Oil fired central heating

The Chestnuts, Upper SeagryAbout this home

The Chestnuts is a superb house awash with period features reflecting both its Tudor and Georgian origins, including high ceilings, large sash windows and ornate cornicing.

The Chestnuts, a distinguished early-18th-century house, which was enlarged during the Georgian and Victorian eras, stands proudly in the heart of Upper Seagry, Wiltshire. This Grade II listed village house showcases an exquisite blend of red brick and ashlar dressings, complemented by a striking stone slate roof and prominent ashlar end stacks. Its elegant three-story façade, with a symmetrical arrangement of five windows, exudes timeless charm and architectural finesse. Highlights include;

Historical records indicate the significance of this architectural gem. The property was beautifully illustrated in the esteemed Draycot Estate sale catalogue on 27th July 1920 (p. 96), and also featured in Pevsner’s notable work “Wiltshire” in 1975 (p. 464), a testament to its enduring architectural and historical importance.

A charming feature of the brickwork between the upper windows is the presence of decorative black bricks, showcasing the craftsmanship and attention to detail prevalent during the period. The roofline is punctuated by three delightful gabled dormers, which contribute to the character and allure of the property.

Upon entering the house, a wide staircase rises to the first floor, through a welcoming entrance hall, and you are greeted by two elegant reception rooms on either side.

The accommodation throughout the ground floor flow well and offers huge versatility.

There are four well-proportioned bedrooms on the first floor including a family bathroom and a master bedroom suite.

Additionally, there are two more attic bedrooms on the second floor.

The gardens are mainly laid to lawn with well-stocked flower, shrub, and tree borders with a far reaching views over adjoining countryside.

The property also includes a large outbuilding which could be ideal for any of a multitude of possible uses.

Huge potential to further enhance the property subject to the necessary planning permissions.

The Chestnuts, with its rich history and remarkable architectural features, offers a rare opportunity to acquire a prestigious piece of Wiltshire’s heritage.

Located in the idyllic village of Upper Seagry, The Chestnuts enjoys a privileged position within easy reach of local amenities, charming village pubs, and scenic walks through the surrounding countryside.

The bustling market town of Malmesbury offers a wide array of shops, boutiques, and cultural attractions, while excellent transport links provide convenient access to major cities and international airports.

The AreaUpper Seagry

The Chestnuts is situated in the heart of  Upper Seagry, which is an attractive North Wiltshire village which has a public house and primary school. The market towns of Malmesbury and Chippenham are both about 5 miles offering a wide range of everyday shops and services including Waitrose supermarkets.

Bath, Bristol, Swindon, Cheltenham and Gloucester are the main regional centres and are all within daily commuting distance. Junction 17 of the M4 is about 2.5 miles distant and there are direct services to London Paddington from Chippenham, scheduled to take from 60 minutes. Bristol airport is 35 miles and Heathrow is 84 miles.

Wiltshire is renowned for its excellent selection of state and independent schools. Local private schools include Marlborough College, Pinewood School, St. Mary’s Calne, St Margarets Prep School, Dauntsey’s School, Westonbirt,  Cheltenham College, Cheltenham Ladies College and Bath schools. Additionally, there are a number of local state schools including three highly regarded Grammar Schools, Stroud High and Marling School in Stroud, Malmesbury and Chippenham Schools.



5060 sq ft / 470 sq m


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