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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Common Hill, Cricklade, Cricklade, Wiltshire, SN6


Property Description

Key features

  • Detached
  • Privately Situated
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Five Bedrooms
  • Far Reaching Views
  • Large Private Garden
  • Double Garage
  • Cirencester C. 10 Miles

Full description

A charming detached property, nestled on the edge of a nine hole golf course and country club with far reaching views. Three reception rooms, well appointed kitchen, utility, five bedrooms (two with en-suites), nicely landscaped gardens and double garage.


This small north Wiltshire town can trace its origins back to Saxon times when it was a crossing point on the river Thames. Today the High Street retains a range of shops and other services such as a Doctors Surgery and Library, whilst the town in general offers a selection of Public Houses, Saxon Church, Primary School and other leisure facilities. Cricklade is also well located for access to major communication routes such as the M4 and M5 motorways and mainline railway service from Swindon to London, Paddington (c.58 minutes).

The Property

Common Hill Cottage is a quite delightful family house privately situated on a generous plot of aproximately one acre, within the grounds of a Country Club and Golf Course and enjoying unspoilt views across open countryside. Built in the 1920's the property offers all the space and light associated with that era whilst combining the comforts and convenience of modern day living. The spacious entrance hall leads to an attractive kitchen/breakfast room, fitted with a range of base and eye level units with worksurfaces over, built-in double oven and microwave, four ring electric hob, plumbing for dishwasher, washing machine and tumble drier, underfloor heating and double doors to garden. The inner hall leads to a snug and dining room with open fireplace inset with woodburning stove, built-in cupboards and doors to rear garden. The light and airy sitting room boasts an open fire and also benefits from doors to the garden. Also on the ground floor is a cloakroom and fully enclosed rear porch/boot room. Stairs rise to the first floor where all rooms enjoy extensive and attractive views across open countryside. The well appointed master bedroom has a range of built-in wardrobes and a large and attractive ensuite, fitted with shower cubicle, wash-hand basin, bidet and WC together with built-in linen cupboard.

Bedroom Two has an ensuite shower room and built-in wardrobes whilst Bedroom Three has a large range of built-in wardrobes. There are two further bedrooms on this floor and a family bathroom.


The property is approached via a gate onto a sweeping drive leading to the double garage. The large front garden is laid mainly to lawn and is fully enclosed by mature hedging. The garden extends down both sides of the property to the rear which is also predominantly lawn and planted with a variety of shrubs and trees, with several areas of patio and a large decked area, ideal for outside entertaining. Also there is a large pond stocked with koi. There is a Summer house with power, lighting and water and an ornamental chess board. A gardener's loo and store sits to the side of the property. The grounds of Common Hill Cottage are fully enclosed and offer complete privacy and a high degree of security for those seeking a second home.


Mains electricity, water and mains drainage. Oil central heating. Telephone lines subject to the usual transfer regulations. (No tests to the suitability of services have been carried out and intending purchasers should commission their own tests if required).

North Wilts Council

North Wiltshire District Council: The Bank House, Bath Road, Chippenham, Wiltshire. SN15 2SA. Telephone: 01249 706246
Tax Band: G.

Route To View

From the centre of Cricklade proceed to the outskirts of the town, take the road towards Malmesbury. On leaving the town limits bound for Malmesbury, the road starts to climb up hill. At the top of the hill turn left into Cricklade Country Club, after approximately 30 metres, turn left into the private drive, indicated by a Henry George sign.

Ground Floor Plan

First Floorplan

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These particulars, including any plan, are a general guide only and do not form part of an offer or contract. All descriptions, including photographs, dimensions and other details are given in good faith but do not amount to a representation warranty. They should not be relied upon as statements of fact and anyone interested must satisfy themselves as to their correctness by inspection or otherwise. Neither Henry George nor the seller accept responsibility for any error that these particulars may contain however caused. Neither the partners or any employees of Henry George have any authority to make any representation of warranty whatsoever in relation to this property. Any plan is for layout guidance only and in not drawn to scale. All dimensions, shapes and compass bearings are approximate and you should not rely upon them without checking them first. Please discuss with us any aspects, which are particularly important to you before travelling to view the property.



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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
11 January 2011

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