Chilton Foliat has a population of approximately 400 residents. It contains a variety of residences made from either brick, flint and thatched cottages and houses.
The relatively quiet B4192 road from Hungerford to Swindon passes through the village with the River Kennet flowing alongside. Swindon, Marlborough and Newbury are within easy travelling distance. The M4 (Junction 14) is three miles away.