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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Rocklands, Common Road, Corston, Nr Malmesbury

Guide Price £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Non-estate individual home
  • 1741 sq ft with scope to extend over the double garage
  • Mature private plot
  • 4 double bedrooms
  • Well appointed bathrooms
  • Large kitchen/breakfast room
  • Large Sitting room, study, utility room,

Full description

SPACIOUS and WELL LIT individual NON-ESTATE family home in a MATURE PLOT, on the edge of the village, with FURTHER POTENTIAL. 4 double bedrooms, well appointed bathroom and shower room. Hall, sitting room, study, large kitchen/breakfast room, utility room. Double garage, parking, mature gardens.

Location - Corston lies approximately two and a half miles south of Malmesbury and has a church, village hall and public house. The nearby thriving town of Malmesbury has a comprehensive range of shops, a library, a museum and a sports centre with swimming pool, plus there are various cultural activities including frequent events at the lovely old Abbey. The proximity of the M4 motorway provides good communications with Swindon, Bath, Bristol and London and there are mainline train services from Chippenham and Kemble.

The Property - Built in the 1960's, this detached home has reconstituted stone elevations with some stone dressed lintels, beneath a tile covered roof. It has UPVC double glazed windows and has been remodelled by the current owners over the last four years with works including a new kitchen, bathrooms, new radiators, oak internal doors and complete redecoration. It now provides spacious and well lit accommodation, with a number of rooms enjoying windows on more than one elevation. There is also considerable further potential to extend over the garage if required. The mature gardens are a particular feature and include a wide variety of trees and shrubs affording a good level of privacy.

The Accommodation - Porch with front door leading into a wide hall with staircase off, recess under and built-in coat hanging cupboard. On the right is the triple aspect sitting room which has an open fireplace fitted with a log burning stove. French doors onto a large rear deck. At the rear of the hall is a good size wet room with large shower enclosure. On the left is the kitchen/breakfast room with a good range of cream high gloss units including a larder unit, built-in electric double oven, hob and extractor over. Integrated dishwasher, French doors to rear deck and door to large utility room with space for two under counter appliances and the fitted water softener. Door off to the garage and also the study which has an external door making it ideal for a home office. On the first floor from the good size landing there is access to the airing cupboard and a hatch to the partly boarded loft space with ladder. The master bedroom has a large west facing dormer window and a built-in cupboard. There are three further double bedrooms, two with built-in wardrobes and a well appointed bathroom with double ended bath and built-in cupboards.

Outside - A five bar gate leads to a tarmac drive with parking and turning area. The gardens wrap all around the house and include a large numbers of mature evergreen trees and shrubs plus a willow screen and arch. Adjoining the rear is a large decked area with recessed lighting and a pergola. There are deep herbaceous borders, a laurel hedge screening the bunded oil tank and a circular patio with low stone wall adjacent. The land to the left of the entrance is also part of the property and includes a number of fruit trees.

Double Garage - 6.14m x 5.93m (20'2" x 19'5") - Two up and over doors, window to side, power and light. Part boarded roof space over.

Services - Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected. The oil fired boiler is in the study and supplies central heating and hot water. The hot water cylinder is on the landing and is a pressurised system. The flat roof over the utility and study, and also the dormer window in bedroom one, were replaced in 2012 and have been insulated.

Local Authority - Wiltshire Council Offices, Monkton Park, Chippenham, Wilts, SN15 1ER. Tel: 01249 706111,

Council Tax - Band F - £2195.56 payable for 2016/17.

Directions To Sn16 0Hl - From Malmesbury head south towards Chippenham on the A429. On reaching Corston, bear right onto Common Road, signposted Foxley. The entrance to the property is the second on the right, opposite Quarry Close.

While we take care to ensure the accuracy of our information the following points should be noted: All measurements and distances are approximate. No tests as to the condition or suitability of any services, fixtures or fittings have been carried out and intending purchasers must make their own enquiries. Fitted carpets, curtains and garden ornaments are excluded from the sale unless otherwise stated. Any plans and photographs are illustrative and do not imply such items are included in the sale. These particulars are issued on the understanding that all negotiations are conducted through Blount & Maslin. They are believed to be correct, but their accuracy is not guaranteed.

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28 October 2016


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