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5 bedroom house for sale

South Street, Corsham, Wiltshire

Offers in Region of £585,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached five bed home
  • Built in 1891
  • Three story extension
  • Five double bedrooms
  • Three reception rooms
  • Gas central heating
  • Period features
  • Large rear garden
  • Quiet residential side street

Full description

Located in a quiet street of similar aged period properties and close to the town centre this superb and substantial double bay fronted property is available to the market for the first time in twenty three years. It benefits from a tasteful three story extension built in 2000. The accommodation to the ground floor includes an entrance hallway, living room, further reception room, kitchen, and separate utility and dining rooms. To the first floor there are three double bedrooms, a spacious family bathroom, standalone shower/wet room and a study/seating space leading to the first floor balcony. A further flight of stairs leads to the top floor landing with two further double bedrooms. Further benefits to the property include gas central heating and original period features which include sash windows, ceiling cornice, internal panel doors and stone fireplaces. Externally the property has a good sized rear garden with three separate outdoor seating areas. There is a well-established apple tree which was planted before the property was built; into which the owner has built a lovely tree house.

Directions - From our Corsham office proceed over Pickwick Road into Station Road and take the first turning on your right into Grove Road. Follow to the end which turns left and becomes South Street. The property itself can be found towards the bottom of the hill on your right hand side.

Situation - Corsham is a pretty and historic town of architectural significance located on the southern fringes of the Cotswolds, an area of outstanding natural beauty and some 8 miles North East of the fine Georgian City of Bath. The town, noted for its fine High Street, has a wealth of beautiful and historic buildings dating from the 16th Century such as the Alms House and the historic Corsham Court with its landscaped open parkland. The town caters for most day to day needs with a range of national and bespoke shops, coffee houses, boutiques, restaurants and a variety of public houses. There are very good Primary and Secondary schools and the new Corsham Leisure Centre. Communications are excellent: Bath, Bristol and Swindon are all within easy motoring distance; there are fast road links to London and the West Country via the M4 motorway (J17 and 18 approximately 15 - 20 minutes away); and main line rail services are available from either Bath or Chippenham to Bristol Temple Meads and London Paddington.

Accommodation -

Entrance - The property is entered through a part glazed wooden door into.

Hallway - The main hallway has a smoke alarm, wall mounted cupboard housing the electric meters, stairs rising to the landing with an under stairs storage cupboard, wood flooring and doors to:

Cloakroom - The cloakroom is fitted under the stairs and includes a wall mounted extractor fan and a fitted white suite which includes a wall mounted sink basin, close coupled W.C., radiator and wood flooring.

Sitting Room One - Sash bay window to the front, attractive ornamental cornice, open fireplace built into the chimney breast with slate hearth, pillar radiator and the original dresser with shelving built into the recess.

Sitting Room Two - Sash bay window to the front, attractive ornamental cornice, TV point, telephone point, pillar radiator, substantial Bath Stone fire place with slate hearth fitted with a wood burner.

Kitchen - Double glazed window to the rear and a further casement window to the side. Kitchen includes open painted wood base units with block beech work tops, a stainless steel sink with drainer and mixer taps, spaces for dish washer and fridge freezer, built in electric oven, separate gas hob and an extractor hood, radiator, shelving, free standing dresser, recessed ceiling lights and terracotta tiled flooring. There is a short passage to the dining room and door to the utility.

Utility Room - Two double glazed windows to the rear and a door leading to the rear patios and garden, space for a washing machine and tumble dryer, circular stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps, tiled splash backs, coat hanging space, wall unit and terracotta tiled flooring.

Dining Room - Double glazed timber windows either side of French doors which lead to a rear patio and decked seating area, recessed ceiling lights, cupboard housing the wall mounted combi-boiler, radiator and terracotta tiled flooring.

First Floor -

Landing - The large landing has a useful area to the rear which can accommodate a study or seating area with French doors leading to a balcony, aluminium double glazed sky light to the rear, further sash window to the front, radiator, recessed ceiling lights, stairs rising to the top floor, wood flooring and doors to:

Bedroom One - Sash window to the front, radiator, an attractive Bath stone feature fire surround with an inset cast iron fireplace and wood flooring.

Bedroom Two - Sash window to the front, radiator, an attractive Bath stone feature fire surround with an inset cast iron fireplace and wood flooring.

Bedroom Three - Sash window to the rear, radiator and wood flooring.

Bathroom - Double glazed sash window to the rear, recessed ceiling lights and a fitted white suite which includes a panelled bath, close coupled W.C., pedestal sink, radiator, tiled splash backs and wood flooring.

Shower/Wet Room - Recessed ceiling lights, wall mounted extractor fan, floor-to-ceiling glass blocks to the side allowing light to permeate and a shower. This room has fully tiled walls and flooring with inset stainless steel drain.

Top Floor Landing - Another seating area with aluminium double glazed sky light to the rear, exposed structural timber beams, recessed ceiling lights, smoke alarm, eaves cupboard, wood flooring and doors to:

Bedroom Four - The main bedroom has floor-to-ceiling glass blocks to the side and a double glazed sash window to the rear, exposed structural timber beams, recessed ceiling lights, radiator, wood flooring, eaves storage cupboard and access to a small loft space.

Bedroom Five - Double glazed sash window to the side, exposed structural timber beams, recessed ceiling lights, radiator, telephone point, wood flooring, eaves storage cupboards and access to small loft space.

Exterior -

Front - A small garden is enclosed by a stone wall and laid to stone chippings with raised timber beds containing various plants and shrubs with a central path to the front door. There is a side path with bin storage space leading to a timber gate and access to the rear of the property.

Rear Garden - The rear garden is enclosed by a mixture of Bath Stone and free stone walling with timber rails covered in a range of different climbing plants. Access from the utility room and dining room takes you to the raised patio which is laid with flag stones. At this level there is a timber decked seating area. Steps at one side lead to a path taking you to the gardens end, a further flag stone patio area and two sheds. Steps at the other side lead to a sheltered flag stone patio area and raised beds. The majority of the garden is laid to lawn with a large apple tree which is older than the house and still bearing fruit. The fantastic tree house is built into this apple tree.

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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