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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Farleigh Hungerford, Bath

Sold STC £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautiful Thatched Cottage
  • Grade II listed
  • Rural and Riverside Location
  • Stream Fed Pond
  • Garage and Parking
  • Walled Courtyard
  • Island with Vegetable Plot
  • Adjacent to Farleigh Castle
  • No onward chain
  • 1.8 Acres in total if you are to purchase both lots

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

LOT 1 - Edged red The accommodation provides three bedrooms, a sitting room, kitchen/dining room and bathroom. The cottage has undergone an extensive programme of work by the current owner, and a viewing is highly recommended. No onward chain.

This quintessential thatched cottage is nestled in a hidden away location in the lee of Farleigh Castle. As the name suggests the older part of the property, which dates from 1500 or earlier, with a later extension built in the 70s, once produced watercress and later a trout farm. There are two waterfalls and some wild areas, mature trees and the lovely river bank setting.


WATERCRESS COTTAGE Arranged over two floors and set off by the thatched roof, lime washed and natural stone walls have stone mullioned windows, the interior is a true reflection on the cottage's age. It retains a natural stone fireplace and original beamed ceilings complemented by the addition of a beautiful stone floor in the kitchen which also has a range of Shaker style units and fitted oven and hob, tumble dryer and with a fitted fridge and freezer. On the first floor there are three bedrooms with views and a well-appointed bathroom. 

EXTERNALLY The property also benefits from a detached double garage, ample parking and a gardener's wc, fuel store, mower shed and greenhouse. To one side is the flag stoned courtyard with dry stone wall, with a second terrace to the other side.

LOT 2 - Edged Green There is an option to purchase the orchard, vegetable plot, the fishing rights, pony paddock and the extra land by separate negotiation.

LOCATION The picturesque and peaceful village of Farleigh Hungerford has a church, a pub a river swimming club and the historic, medieval Farleigh Castle. Extensive amenities, leisure facilities and cultural events are to be found in Bradford-upon-Avon, just 2.8 miles away by car, with Trowbridge 4 miles from the house. Supermarkets and shopping facilities are plentiful in both towns. Frome is approx. 6 miles and offers a wide range of facilities including shops, cafés, cinema, leisure centre and several theatres. Nearby Bath is a World Heritage City renowned for its Georgian Architecture and Roman Baths. Here there is some of the finest shopping and restaurants to be found outside London. Bath's beautiful setting belies its easy access by road and air from all parts of the country. There is a high-speed train link from Bradford on Avon and Bath Spa to London Paddington and Junction 18 of the M4 Motorway is approximately 9 miles distance.  

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
01 June 2017


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