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3 bedroom house for sale

Foundry Road, Malmesbury, Wiltshire

Sold STC £595,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Handsome Period Residence
  • Convenient For the Town
  • Beautifully Proportioned
  • Three Generous Bedrooms
  • Bathroom + En Suite
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Delightful Walled Garden
  • Garage and Parking

Full description

A handsome Victorian, halls adjoining semi detached family home located in a secluded setting within easy reach of the town. The property offers all the grace and elegance of a fine period home, retaining character and detail typical of the period to include sash windows, open fireplaces, cornicing and ceiling roses. The beautifully proportioned interior is arranged over three floors comprising a reception hallway with original Victorian tiled floor, a bay fronted sitting room, dining room and magnificent kitchen breakfast room with a hand painted solid wood units. Stairs from the kitchen lead down to a useful lower ground floor study. The first floor boasts an impressive bay fronted master bedroom with en suite bathroom and walk in wardrobe, two further generous bedrooms and a family bathroom. Externally, the delightful walled gardens extend to the side of the property being laid to lawn and stocked with an abundance of shrubs and flowers which provide privacy. There is a brick built summer house with French doors opening into the garden, this building could be utilised as an office, playroom or garden room. A gravel driveway to the front approaches a large single garage with additional parking for two cars.

Situation - Located only a short walk from the town centre and the footpaths and countryside beside the River Avon. Malmesbury is reputed to be the oldest borough in the country dating back to the 11th Century. The old and new blend perfectly in Malmesbury, narrow medieval streets, ancient monuments and historic gems are complimented by modern shopping, a new Waitrose and quaint boutiques. This thriving pretty market town offers a wealth of buildings of architectural interest including its ancient Abbey, whilst also having a wide range of shops, schools and leisure facilities. There are public transport services and good road links to the larger towns of Cirencester, Chippenham, Swindon, Bath and Bristol whilst the M4 junction 17 is only five miles south. Trains from Chippenham and Kemble link with London Paddington within approximately 1 1/4 hour.

Directions - From our office in the High Street proceed up to the Market Cross, turn left, follow along past The Abbey to the War Memorial, turn right into Gloucester Road and then left by the Three Cups public house, into St Mary's Street which leads into the Horsefair. Foundry Road is on the right hand side and number 57 is at the far end on the right.

Accommodation Comprises -

Porch - Original front door with brass knocker and cast iron letter box, fanlight above.

Entrance Hall - Original Victorian tiled floor, radiator, dado rail, ceiling cornice, two central ceiling roses, easy rising staircase to first floor, built-in understairs cupboard.

Cloakroom - Low level WC, wash hand basin with tiled splashback and mixer tap, radiator.

Sitting Room - 13'9 x 12' (4.19m x 3.66m) - A lovely room with sash bay window to front, period fireplace with stone hearth, attractive stone surround with tiled insets, filled gas coal effect fire, radiator, central ceiling rose, ceiling cornice, TV/telephone point.

Dining Room - 12' x 10' (3.66m x 3.05m) - French doors opening to garden, period fireplace with attractive cast iron surround with mantle above and tiled inserts, radiator, central ceiling rose and ceiling cornice.

Kitchen Breakfast Room - 18'2 x 11'7 (5.54m x 3.53m) - A magnificent kitchen with inset twin bowl sink with mixer tap, range of hand painted, solid wood wall, base and drawer units including glass fronted display cabinets, wooden work surfaces and upstand, concealing lighting chimney breast recess with space for range cooker, integrated freezer, dishwasher, inset ceiling spotlights, sash window to side and rear, paned door to rear garden, ceiling cornice, two radiators. Staircase down to

Lower Ground Floor -

Study - 10'6 x 9'6 (3.20m x 2.90m) - Double glazed window to side with window light, radiator.

First Floor Landing - Central ceiling rose, access to loft space, dado rail, radiator.

Master Bedroom - 13'9 x 12' (4.19m x 3.66m) - Bay sash window to front, period fireplace with attractive surround and tiled insets, central ceiling rose, ceiling cornice, two radiators, walk-in wardrobe with hanging rails.

En Suite Bathroom - White suite comprising french bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap, low level WC, part tiled walls, inset ceiling spotlights, sash window to front.

Bedroom Two - 12' x 9'10 (3.66m x 3.00m) - Sash window to side, radiator, period fireplace with attractive iron surround, central ceiling rose, ceiling cornice, built-in wardrobes to either side of chimney breast.

Bedroom Three - 12' x 11'7 (3.66m x 3.53m) - Sash window to side, period fireplace, radiator, central ceiling rose, ceiling cornice, built-in wardrobe to one side of chimney breast.

Bathroom - White suite comprising panel enclosed bath with tiled surround, over bath shower with fitted shower screen, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, part panelled walls, radiator, sash window.

Externally -

The Gardens - The lawned gardens extend to the south side of the property and are screened by a walled boundary which provides privacy. A large flagstone patio in front of the summer house with attractive raised timber sleeper beds to one side stocked with an abundance of plant and shrubs. The patio leads around to the rear with an external tap and useful area for bin storage behind the summer house.

Front Garden - A gate to the front opens onto a pathway bordered by lawn, shrub beds and evergreens all enclosed by a walled boundary with original cast iron railing.

Brick Built Summer House - 17'9 x 8'8 (5.41m x 2.64m) - French doors and windows to front, two sidelights, flagstone floor, cupboard with plumbing and space for washing machine and tumble dryer.

Garage& Parking - 21'8 x 10'2 (6.60m x 3.10m) - Power and light. Up and over door, rear pedestrian door, storage space over rafters, double glazed Velux window.

These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general outline only for guidance and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. No person in this firm's employment has the authority to make or give any representation or warranty in respect of the property. All measurements and distances are approximate only.

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