5 bedroom detached house for saleThe Street, Marden, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10
Sold STC £995,000
A stunning and stylish five bedroom period thatch house with much character combined with modern day living with the benefit of a double garage and barn and set in grounds of 2 acres in all with fabulous countryside views. The house is not listed and has been extended by the current owners, presenting a wonderful and versatile family home with the potential to create an internal annexe for nanny or guest. Of particular note is the kitchen/breakfast room with under-floor heating and fitted maple wood units with granite work surfaces, integrated appliances and centre island. This lovely room, the hub of the house offers ample space for dining. The sitting room is spacious and has much character with exposed ceiling and wall beams, engineered oak flooring and an inglenook fireplace with log burner and feature bread oven, there is a charming office area and separate family room. A utility room and shower room with Artisan limestone floor complete the ground floor with a second staircase leading to a 5th bedroom. There are four further bedrooms. The master bedroom is a stunning room with wooden flooring and has an outlook of the White Horse on the distant hillside and with a spacious and high spec ensuite. The family bathroom is also very well appointed.
Set in the pretty and unspoilt village of Marden and enjoying uninterrupted views across open farmland towards the White Horse at Alton Barnes. There are a number of well-regarded schools locally including the nearby Woodborough C of E primary school. Local preparatory schools include St Francis in Pewsey and St Margaret's in Calne. Public schools include; Marlborough College, Dauntseys, St Marys Calne and Stonar. The small market town of Pewsey lies to the east and provides a good range of amenities for day to day needs together with a railway station with services to London Paddington. The larger market towns of Devizes and Marlborough offer a more comprehensive range of services and amenities. The Millstream Public House is nearby and is well known locally.
The property is approached from the village road via a large sweeping gravel drive with parking for a number of vehicles. The garden to the rear of the house is mainly laid to lawn and is enclosed by low beech hedging and is fully stocked with shrub and flower borders. Stone steps lead down to the kitchen and to a large courtyard sun terrace paved with Indian sandstone with a feature raised pond with Koi carp and characteristic old-fashioned pump fountain; it is an ideal space for sunny entertaining. The grounds extend to 2.08 acres in all with the orchard lying adjacent to the church with an array of fruit trees including cherry, apple and walnut trees and is fully enclosed by post and rail and wire fencing. A tree lined drive leads through the orchard to a barn which has an inspection pit, water and electrics connected and benefits from being linked to the home alarm system. There is a large double garage with electric up and over doors incorporating a workshop area, light, power and storage.
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