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Buying Agents in Wiltshire

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As buying agents in Wiltshire we thought that the following information about Wiltshire might be useful if you are considering purchasing a property in Wiltshire. As a company we search and buy properties throughout the county.

Wiltshire is landlocked and borders the counties of Dorset, Somerset, Hampshire, Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire. BarkerStourton Property Search is a property buying agent in Wiltshire finding, searching, acquiring and purchasing Manor Houses, Old Rectories, Farms and Estates, and Country Houses. The cathedral city of Salisbury is in the county of Wiltshire, BarkerStourton buying agents in Wiltshire acquire, purchase and buy country houses in and around Salisbury as well as the ancient town of Wilton. Wiltshire, is characterised by its high downland and wide valleys. Salisbury Plain is famous as the location of the Stonehenge and Avebury stone circles and other ancient landmarks and as the main training area in the UK of the British Army. The city of Salisbury, is notable for its mediaeval cathedral. Important country houses open to the public include Longleat, near Warminster, and the National Trust's Stourhead, near Mere, (and BarkerStourton buying agents in Wiltshire acquire, purchase and buy country houses, Manor Houses, Old Rectories, Old Vicarages, Farms and estates in and around Mere).

Two thirds of Wiltshire, (and BarkerStourton buying agents in Wiltshire operate across Wiltshire finding and purchasing, acquiring some of the finest Manors, Farms, Old Rectories and country houses in Wiltshire), a mostly rural county, lies on chalk, a kind of soft, white, porous limestone that is resistant to erosion, giving it a high chalk downland landscape. This chalk is part of a system of chalk downlands throughout eastern and southern England formed by the rocks of the Chalk Group and stretching from the Dorset, (and BarkerStourton buying agents in Wiltshire operate across Dorset finding and purchasing, acquiring some of the finest Manors, Farms, Old Rectories and country houses in Dorset) Downs in the west to Dover in the east. The largest area of chalk in Wiltshire, (and BarkerStourton buying agents in Wiltshire operate across Wiltshire finding and purchasing, acquiring some of the finest Manors, Farms, Old Rectories and country houses in Wiltshire), is Salisbury Plain, a semi-wilderness used mainly for arable agriculture and by the British Army as training ranges. The chalk uplands run northeast into West Berkshire in the Marlborough Downs ridge, and southwest into Dorset, (and BarkerStourton Property Search buying agents in Wiltshire operate across Wiltshire finding and purchasing, acquiring some of the finest Manors, Farms, Old Rectories and country houses in Dorset) as Cranborne Chase, (and BarkerStourton Property Search buying agents in Wiltshire acquire Estates, Farms, Manor Houses, Old Rectories and all types of country houses in the area of Cranborne Chase). Cranborne Chase, (and BarkerStourton Property Search buying agents in Wiltshire acquire Estates, Farms, Manor Houses, Old Rectories and all types of country houses in Cranborne) which straddles the border, has, like Salisbury, (and BarkerStourton Property Search buying agents in Wiltshire acquire, purchase and buy country houses in and around Salisbury), Plain, yielded much Stone Age and Bronze Age archaeology. The Marlborough Downs are part of the North Wessex Downs AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty), a 1,730 km2 (670-square-mile) conservation area.

In the northwest of the county, on the border with South Gloucestershire and Bath, (and BarkerStourton Property Search buying agents in Wiltshire acquire, purchase and buy country houses in and around Bath) and North East Somerset, the underlying rock is the resistant oolite limestone of the Cotswolds. Part of the Cotswolds AONB is also in Wiltshire, in the county's northwestern corner.

BarkerStourton Property Search buying agents in Wiltshire helps you find property in desirable Wiltshire towns and villages such as Salisbury, (and BarkerStourton Property Search acquire, purchase and buy country houses in and around Salisbury) Warminster, (and BarkerStourton Property Search acquire, purchase and buy country houses in and around Warminster), Wilton, (and BarkerStourton Property Search acquire, purchase and buy country houses in and around Wilton) The Donheads, (and BarkerStourton Property Search acquire, purchase and buy country houses in and around Donhead St Andrew and Donhead St Mary), Semley, (and BarkerStourton Property Search acquire, purchase and buy country houses in and around Semley), Tisbury, (and BarkerStourton Property Search acquire, purchase and buy country houses, Manor houses, Farms and Estates in and around Tisbury), Wylie, (and BarkerStourton Property Search acquire, purchase and buy country houses in and around Wylie), Amesbury, (and BarkerStourton Property Search acquire, purchase and buy country houses in and around Amesbury), Chilmark, (and BarkerStourton Property Search acquire, purchase and buy country houses in and around Chilmark) , and Hindon, (and BarkerStourton Property Search acquire, purchase and buy country houses in and around Hindon) .

The county of Wiltshire is totally landlocked bordering the six counties of Dorset, (and BarkerStourton Property Search acquire, purchase and buy country houses in Dorset) Somerset, (and BarkerStourton Property Search acquire, purchase and buy country houses in Somerset) Hampshire, Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire. The county is characterised by its high chalk downland and wide valleys. Salisbury Plain is famous as the location of the Stonehenge and Avebury stone circles and other ancient landmarks. It is also the main training area in the United Kingdom of the British Army.

Salisbury, (and BarkerStourton Property Search acquire, purchase and buy country houses in and around Salisbury), is notable for its wonderful medieval Cathedral with its stunning spire that can be seen from many a mile. North West of Salisbury is a limestone & clay area of the Cotswolds and North East are the chalk Marlborough Downs. The South East meets the New Forest & the South West bordering Dorset, (and BarkerStourton Property Search acquire, purchase and buy country houses in Dorset) & Somerset, (and BarkerStourton Property Search acquire, purchase and buy country houses in Somerset) is heavily wooded. The county itself is largely rural and there are no really sizeable towns except Swindon, Salisbury, (and BarkerStourton Property Search acquire, purchase and buy country houses in and around Salisbury) & Marlborough.

The South Wiltshire, (and BarkerStourton Property Search acquire, purchase and buy country houses in Wiltrshire) countryside is based on the river valleys that converge on Salisbury. These include the Woodford valley along the Avon to the North, the Bourne Valley to the North East, which is the best positioned for London. The relatively sparsely populated Avon Valley to the South leading to the county of Hampshire. West of Salisbury, (and BarkerStourton Property Search acquire, purchase and buy country houses in and around Salisbury), you have the Ebble Valley, and the Nadder Valley. North of these lies the Wylie Valley with an array of attractive villages.

The small town of Tisbury, (and BarkerStourton Property Search acquire, purchase and buy country houses, Manor Houses, country Estates, Farms in and around Tisbury) lies approximately 13 miles West of Salisbury, (and BarkerStourton Property Search acquire, purchase and buy country houses, Manor Houses, country Estates, Farms in and around Salisbury), and is the largest settlement within the Cranborne Chase, (and BarkerStourton Property Search acquire, purchase and buy country houses, Manor Houses, country Estates, Farms in and around the Cranborne Chase). This small town and the surrounding villages provide one of the most popular areas to live in the county. This area is nestled between the A303 to the North, the A350 to the East & the A30 on its Southern boundary.

Wiltshire, (and BarkerStourton Property Search acquire, purchase and buy country houses, Manor Houses, country Estates, Farms in Wiltshire), attracts film production companies for its diverse landscapes and classic architectural merit. Movies shot in the county include War Horse directed by Steven Spielberg, The Wolfman with Anthony Hopkins, The Young Victoria, The Other Boleyn Girl and Pride and Prejudice with Kiera Knightley.

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