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The Old Cobblers Cottage, 47, Dauntsey Road, Great Somerford, Nr Malmesbury

Guide Price £400,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Extended Period cottage
  • Popular village location
  • 4 reception rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • 3 bedrooms
  • Attractive gardens
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars

Full description

EXTENDED semi-detached cottage, with EXCELLENT LIVING ACCOMMODATION just off the centre of the village. 3 bedrooms, bathroom. Hall, 4 reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, cloakroom. Enclosed gardens, private off-road parking for several cars.

Location - The village has a thriving community and benefits from an excellent village shop/post office, public house and a primary school. There is a wide range of shops in nearby Malmesbury and good road communications to the regional employment centres of Bristol, Swindon, Reading and London via the M4 motorway network. Frequent main line rail services to Paddington operate from Swindon, Chippenham and Kemble.

The Property - Thought originally to have been the home of the Village Cobbler, this stone built cottage dates from the mid 1800's. It has been extended in brick at the side and rear, and now provides generous living accommodation. The present owners purchased in 2004 and have remodelled internally, added a multi purpose garden room, enhanced the garden and rebuilt the stone boundary wall, which has a mature hornbeam hedge over, providing much privacy.

The Accommodation - The half glazed front door leads into a hall with staircase off. On the right is the well lit sitting room, which has a fireplace fitted with a log burner and ceiling beams. Beyond is the dining room, which has an understair cupboard and a door leading to the large study. This is a dual aspect room with a mono pitch roof. A further door from the dining room leads to a tiled lobby with cloakroom off and a door into the large garden room. This is dual aspect plus borrowed light, and has French doors into the garden and a tiled floor. At the far end is under counter space for two appliances and a cupboard housing the water softener. The kitchen/breakfast room at the rear is well fitted with a range of units and includes a reclaimed pine sink unit and stand. A fireplace style recess houses the Rangemaster dual fuel cooker and there is space for a fridge, slimline dishwasher and freezer. French doors lead into the garden. On the first floor, from the landing there is access to the roof. The main bedroom has one wall of built-in wardrobes and drawers, bedroom two is a another double bedroom and there is a further single bedroom. The bathroom is tongue and groove boarded and has Victorian style fittings, a shower over the bath, built-in cupboards and drawers.

Outside - At the front a pedestrian gate is set in a rebuilt stone wall and leads to a gravelled and paved area with borders and a tool shed. A gate adjacent leads to the side garden where there is a shed with power, light and a telephone line, at present used as a home office. Opposite is a log store and beyond are two areas of lawn with surrounding shrubs, and garden shed, the external boiler and the bunded oil tank. Adjoining the kitchen French doors is a paved seating area. The garden is enclosed by stone walling, hedges and a close boarded fence affording good privacy. Twin wooden gates lead to a parking area for 2 or 3 cars approached from Winkins Lane. External power point and tap.

Services - Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected. External oil fired boiler for central heating and hot water. Bottles gas for range cooker top. Fitted water softener in the garden room.

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

Council Tax - Band D - £1528.05 payable for 2016/17.

Directions To Sn15 5Hr - From Malmesbury take the A429. Just after the 40mph sign, turn left into Grange Lane signposted Startley. Proceed into Startley and take the left to Great Somerford. Enter the village, proceed over the crossroads and the property is a short distance on your left hand side, on the corner of Winkins Lane.

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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25 October 2016


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