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5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

The Green, East Grafton, Marlborough

Sold STC £730,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Village green location
  • Large kitchen/breakfast room
  • Five bedrooms
  • Two bathrooms (one en-suite)
  • Sitting room with log burner
  • Dining room
  • Study
  • Large garden
  • Garage
  • Parking

Full description

A substantial semi-detached period thatched cottage, believed to date from the C17th, situated in a sought after position on the edge of the village green.

Savernake Cottage has been renovated to a high standard, yet still retaining a great many traditional features. The spacious and well fitted kitchen / breakfast room is very much the heart of the house. Further to the ground floor is a dining room, sitting room with log burning stove, study, cloakroom and a garage. The first floor has a large double aspect master bedroom with en suite shower room, four further good sized bedrooms and a family bathroom.

The established grounds to the front and rear of the property have been kept to a high standard. The garden is mostly lawn and stretches away from the rear of the property with a range of mature trees, flowers and shrub beds, backing onto the adjoining farmland. To the front of the house is a gravel driveway with parking for a couple of cars, the garage provides further parking and storage.

East Grafton lies to the south of the historic Savernake Forest in an area renowned for its outstanding natural beauty. Nearby is the Crofton Beam Engines, the Wilton Windmill, the Kennet and Avon Canal, all within easy reach. The village comprises a large village green, church, village hall and access to attractive countryside. East Grafton is in the catchment area for the excellent St Johns, Marlborough (secondary) and Great Bedwyn School (primary), plus the popular Sunflowers pre-school is located in the village. Within four miles is the larger village of Great Bedwyn which has a village shop, post office, outstanding primary school, doctor's surgery and mainline railway station (Paddington about 1 hour 10 minutes). 2 miles to the west is Burbage which provides further local amenities. More comprehensive shopping facilities can be found in the historic market towns of Marlborough and Hungerford, 7 and 9 miles respectively. The M4 (Junction 14) is 10 miles away, and the A303/M3 is also easily accessible.

Schooling in the area is catered for well at all levels with Marlborough College, St Johns Marlborough, Dauntseys, St Francis and St Marys Calne. Pinewood and Farleigh are also popular choices for children living in the area.

From Hungerford - Take the A338 Salisbury Road until reaching the village of East Grafton. Turn left through the village green and Savernake Cottage will be found towards the end on your right hand side.

Mains electricity, water and drainage.
Oil fired heating

Council Tax:
Wiltshire Council, Devizes.
Tel: 0300 456 0100.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
02 August 2016


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