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2 bedroom end of terrace house for sale

Reading Room Cottage, Castle Combe, Market Place, SN14 7HT

Sold STC £350,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II listed cottage with period features
  • Situated in the heart of the renowned village of Castle Combe
  • In need of renovation
  • Two double bedrooms with one en suite
  • Three reception room
  • Kitchen
  • Conservatory
  • Beautiful gardens
  • Cloakroom/WC/Shower room
  • Garage in seprate block

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Enjoy pottering in the beautiful gardens or soak up the unique atmosphere of this renowned village, with it's strong community and stunning surrounding countryside. Despite needing renovation this attractive home offers plenty of potential for any buyer wanting a permanent home or holiday cottage. Reading Room Cottage is in the heart of the village and dates back to the 17 Century with Cotswold stone roof and rubblestone construction. Upon entering through the distempered oak stable door, you walk into an entrance vestibule with another door leading you into the first reception room/dining room which has a study area through an arch, which would have been the original reading area for the public reading room. The kitchen is beyond which has a range of wall and base units, electric oven and hob, space for fridge/freezer and in one corner there is a well which has a glass cover which provides a real character piece. The dining room has access to the conservatory and sitting room which has an inglenook fireplace and stairs leading up to the first floor. A small landing area with two double bedrooms of which one is en-suite leads off. To the rear of the property is a rather special garden with an incredible backdrop of countryside and the church tower. The garden has a patio area which is ideal for al fresco dining in the summer months, a stone built outbuilding which is need of some structural attention and lawn with a mix of small trees.



The village is steeped in history, with a range of social groups for all ages, and has been the centre of many film and television sets. There are two welcoming pubs in the village, along with a Church, tea rooms, and 14th Century 5 star Manor House hotel and golf course. A regular bus service is available, and Castle Combe is conveniently positioned for the M4 (both Junctions 17 and 18), the A420, and Chippenham or Bath railway stations, both of which provide direct access to Bristol and London Paddington. There are a number of outstanding schools in the immediate area.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
17 August 2016

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