4 bedroom house for saleHigh Street, Urchfont, Wiltshire
Guide Price £500,000
- 18th Century Former Forge
- Wealth Of Character Features
- Grade I l Listed
- 4 Bedrooms & 2 Receptions Useful Cellar
- Private Rear Garden
- Garage To Side
- Superb Village & Community
A handsome and imposing Grade ll Listed 18th Century former Forge retaining immense charm and character to include a wealth of exposed timber works, solid wooden doors and feature fireplace. Currently, the well presented interior comprises a splendid 23ft dual aspect sitting room with wood burning stove, a spacious dining area with doorway down to a dry cellar and a cottage style kitchen to the rear. There are four bright and airy bedrooms and a modern family bathroom arranged over three floors. Externally, the property enjoys a private and secure rear garden mainly laid to lawn with a corner patio sun terrace. A viewing is highly encouraged to appreciate this superb character home and the picturesque village in which it is located.
Directions - From Devizes, proceed on the A342 Andover Road and continue until Lydeway is reached. Turn right at Lydeway Garage towards Urchfont and at the next T-junction turn right again. Continue into the village and on the sharp left hand bend turn right on to the High Street and the property can be found immediately on your right hand side denoted by our for sale board.
Situation - The Forge occupies a pleasant setting within the picturesque village of Urchfont which forms part of the famous Pewsey Vale with its surrounding rolling downland and countryside. The village is renowned for its central duck pond and fine period properties and has a very popular primary school, a Church, public house, community shop, post office, a playground and other local amenities. Of particular note is the incredible scarecrow festival around Mayday bank holiday which attracts a huge numbers of visitors and was the first of its kind to be formed locally. The nearby market town of Devizes is about six miles away and Pewsey, where there is a mainline railway station (Paddington), is about 10 miles away. The other major centres of Swindon, Chippenham, Marlborough, Bath and Salisbury are all within a thirty mile radius.
Accommodation Comprises -
Entrance - Tiled flooring. Stairs leading to the first floor landing. Exposed wall and ceiling timbers. Doors to the cellar and door opening to the sitting room. Open to:
Dining Room - Window to the front. Exposed timber floorboards. Window to front, exposed wall and ceiling timbers. Radiator, telephone point, feature open fire with stone surround (decorative only), open doorway to the kitchen.
Sitting Room - Window to front with exposed wooden lintel, french doors to rear, fireplace with inset log burning stove and stone hearth, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, two radiators, television point, fitted book shelves.
Kitchen - The cottage kitchen is fitted with a range of Shaker style wall and base units with solid wood worktops over. Inset sink and drainer unit, range style cooker with extractor hood over. Space and plumbing for washing machine, space and plumbing for dishwasher. Integrated fridge/freezer with built-in storage cupboard. Radiator, glazed door to rear to lobby.
Rear Lobby - Tiled flooring. Door opening to the cloakroom and door to the rear garden.
Cloakroom - Tiled floor, low level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin, radiator.
Cellar - Light and power. Oil fired central heating boiler.
First Floor Landing - Window to front, exposed wall timbering, radiator, doors to all rooms, stairs to second floor, used by the current owner a study area.
Bedroom One - Windows to front and rear, ceiling timbers, radiator and built-in wardrobe.
Bedroom Four - Window to rear, radiator, built in wardrobe, exposed wall and ceiling timbers.
Bathroom - Window to front, airing cupboard housing hot water tank with slatted shelving, panelled bath with shower over with glass shower screen, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, ceiling timber and towel radiator.
Second Floor Landing - Window to rear, storage cupboard, access to loft space, doors to all rooms.
Bedroom Two - Window to front and feature window to side, radiator, fitted wardrobe.
Bedroom Three - Window to front, radiator, fitted wardrobe.
Garage - Barn style garage with wooden doors to front, oil tank, external power.
Gardens - Fully enclosed and private rear garden laid predominately to lawn whilst providing a sunny patio terrace, outside tap, external light. Please note the owners will be putting down new turf to an area of garden that has been prepared in readiness.
Agent's Note - The current owners are in the process of having some bespoke new windows made and installed- the 3 upstairs rear windows (as well as the 2 front dormers) are being replaced imminently. In addition the garden is being landscaped with new fencing and newly laid turf.
Planning permission was previously granted in July 2007 (but has since lapsed) to provide a study and en-suite shower room to the master bedroom. This could be reapplied for if one wished.
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