8 bedroom detached house for saleBurton Grove Farmhouse, South Marston
Burton Grove Farmhouse is a substantial Grade II listed period home that is located on the edge of the popular village of South Marston and is believed to date back, in parts, to the late 17th Century. This stunning farmhouse has a wealth of period features and is situated in approximately two acres of mature gardens and pony paddock. There are six bedrooms in the main part of the house with the addition of The Granary and The Brew House, which offer a number of uses and has great potential for dual occupancy or a second income. Externally, there are beautiful gardens and a pony paddock with two stables and a stone outbuilding. There is a large courtyard which offers ample parking for vehicles.
Accommodation - The main farmhouse has been beautifully maintained by the current owners. The reception hall has flag stone flooring and has access to The Granary. The inner hallway leads to the kitchen breakfast room and morning room. The kitchen has a comprehensive range of units and worktop plus an oil fired Aga. There is a large dining room and sitting room both having working fireplaces, and pleasant views over the south facing gardens. On the first floor are three generous sized bedrooms and a family bathroom. The master bedroom has a luxurious en suite bathroom with beautiful exposed 'A' frame timbers, his and her Heritage wash hand basins, a large walk in shower and slipper bath. The second floor has three further bedrooms, with one of the rooms benefiting from an en suite bathroom.
The Granary - The accommodation is attached to the main farmhouse and can be accessed from the reception hall, as well as having its own front door. This offers the flexibility to rent the accommodation or use it as part of the main house. In brief there is a large open plan living kitchen area with exposed beams. Stairs lead to a large bedroom and bathroom facilities.
The Brew House - Is accessed externally from the rear courtyard and offers bedroom/sitting room and a modern ensuite. A charming feature of this room is the original bread oven.
Outside - The mature gardens surround this lovely home have been well maintained by the current owners. To the rear of the property are extensive lawns with a mixture of fruit and mature trees. The lawns have box hedging with colourful flower beds and borders, to the side is a large vegetable garden. The gardens lead to the paddocks which have two stables and a stone built outbuilding which could be used as garaging. There is a woodland pathway leading to an opening with a children's playhouse and plenty of space to play and explore.
To the front of the property is a large courtyard with ample parking, a noteworthy feature is that there was previously planning granted for a detached double garage. (please note this has since lapsed). The courtyard leads around the side of the property where there is a lawn, and further outbuildings that are currently being used as garden and wood stores. The gardens are enclosed by a mixture of stone walling, mature hedge rows and trees, with plenty of areas to sit and relax, to enjoy the sun.
Situation - South Marston is a sought after village situated on the Eastern side of Swindon, it has two village Inns, an independent Hotel and Health Club, highly regarded Primary School / Pre-School, a Village Hall and Church. There are also good local Private Schools - Pinewood in Bourton and Marlborough College. There is a good road network including direct access to the M4 Motorway via the A419 and access to the A420. Trains to London Paddington from Swindon Central take approximately 55 minutes.
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