5 bedroom detached house for saleViolet Cottage, West Kington, Wiltshire
- 5 bedrooms
- 3 bathrooms
- 3 reception rooms
- Off street parking
- Beautiful terraced gardens and sun terraces
- Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
- Within the Badminton Estate
- Lovely village community
Violet Cottage is positioned in the heart of West Kington, adjacent to the pretty brook. This handsome Grade II listed village property was sympathetically extended in 2008 and offers generously proportioned family accommodation with a wealth of period features that blend beautifully with lovely contemporary finishes.
The property conveniently has several entrances but is mainly entered into the kitchen which has a wonderful cosy country feel, with an Aga, bespoke units with granite work surfaces, natural stone flooring and a stable door leading onto the sun terraces. Steps lead down to a lovely family room with solid oak flooring and double doors leading onto the gardens and in turn through to a formal dining room with an impressive period fireplace and surround. A second staircase leads from the dining room up to 2 large double bedrooms and a family bathroom which are conveniently independent to the rest of the accommodation therefore making ideal guest rooms.
A handsome wooden staircase leads from the kitchen to a glazed atrium which links the older part of the property with the sympathetic extension, at this level there is a further double bedroom and lovely shower room along with a stunning formal drawing room which has bi-fold doors leading directly on the paved sun terrace and gardens. Stairs lead up to the master bedroom which has a lovely Juliette balcony overlooking the garden. In addition at this level there is a further large double bedroom and another beautiful bathroom.
Externally accessed from all the principle reception rooms to the rear, there are charming mature gardens divided into 2 level lawns linked by stone steps and 2 beautiful sun terraces enjoying a fabulous elevated aspect overlooking the village and open countryside.
West Kington is a quintessentially English village located in the heart of the Cotswolds, an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, within the Badminton Estate and close to the beautiful village of Castle Coombe and within easy striking distance of nearby Malmesbury, Marshfield and Tomarton. The village has a wonderful local community with many well attended events which include a tennis tournament, River Race, and an annual carol service and nativity play.
There are many excellent local amenities close to hand which include an Outstanding Offsted village primary school and nursery, a doctors and dental practice, a convenience store, along with several public houses and gastro pubs in nearby Malmesbury, Marshfield, Tomarton and Castle Coombe
The village is also within easy reach of a triangle of excellent senior state and independent schools which include Sheldon School in Chippenham, St Mary’s Calne, Dauntsey’s and Stonar Schools along with Kingswood and The Royal High Schools on Bath’s Lansdown Slopes.
Communications include a direct line to London Paddington, Bristol and South Wales from nearby Chippenham station (Cross Rail Link commences August 2017 TBC), The M4 Motorway junction 18 is 3 miles away and Bristol Airport is 25 miles to the west.
The UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath is 8 miles away and offers a wonderful array of chain and independent retail outlets, many fine restaurants, cafes and wine bars along with a number of well-respected cultural activities which include a world famous music and literary festival, many pre-London shows at The Theatre Royal along with the attractions at The Pump Rooms and Roman Baths.
World class sporting facilities are available at Bath Rugby and Cricket Clubs and at Bath University along with 5 star restaurant, spa and golf facilities at nearby Lucknam Park and Manor House Hotels.
Property ref: 121_1005_4149703
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