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A most delightful cottage, with bundles of charm and period features to include an inglenook fireplace, exposed beams, flagstone flooring and stone mullion windows. Nestled within the quiet Hamlet of Thickwood on the outskirts of Colerne, this lovely home offers the benefits of countryside living with the convenience of local amenities to include a Primary School, GP surgery, Church, public houses and village shop. The property offers an entrance hallway, dining room with carved stone fireplace, family room, 24ft drawing room, 21ft living room with trap door to cellar, galley kitchen with Aga, utility room, downstairs shower room, 4 bedrooms and bathroom with cast iron fireplace. To the rear is a large garden whilst the side garden leads to the parking area. In addition the property affords excellent access to the M4 motorway, is close to the City of Bath and market town of Chippeham with mainline railway station. Being sold with the benefit of No Onward Chain.  

FRONT GARDEN Laid to lawn with dry stone walling and hedging to boundary. Central pathway to porch. Staddlestones. 

PORCH Of timber construction on brick base. Front entrance door.  

HALLWAY Timber front entrance door with glazed panel opening into hallway. Flagstone flooring. Fitted cupboard.s. Understairs cupboard. Original timber boarding to wall. Exposed beams. Radiator. 

DINING ROOM 12' 11" x 11' (3.94m x 3.35m) Stone mullion window with window seat to front aspect. Stone mullion window to kitchen. Open fireplace with carved stone surround. Oak floorboards. Exposed Beams. Radiator.  

FAMILY ROOM 17' 9" x 11' 4" (5.41m x 3.45m) max An unusual "kite shaped" corner room with flagstone floor and exposed stone walls. Sash window to front aspect. Open fireplace with stone surround and wooden mantle. Radiator.  

DRAWING ROOM 12' 6" x 24' 8" (3.81m x 7.52m) Stone steps lead to this large elevated room. Two windows with window seats to front aspect. Window to rear aspect. French doors to garden. Wood burning stove. Cast iron radiator. Wainscot panelling and oak floorboards. Exposed beams. Built in cupboard housing Worcester boiler.  

SITTING ROOM 13' 8" x 21' 10" (4.17m x 6.65m) Originally two rooms, this space has been opened up to provide a large characterful sitting room with exposed stone walls, exposed timbers and two stone mullion windows to front aspect with window seats. The first section of the room has an inglenook fireplace fitted with wood burning stove, flagstone flooring and a door opening onto staircase to first floor landing whilst the second section has a fireplace recess with stone surround, door to side garden and oak flooring with trapdoor opening into stone steps leading to cellar. Radiators.  

CELLAR With worn stone steps leading from the sitting room, the cellar is used for storage. Coal Shute.  

KITCHEN 21' 3" x 6' 0" (6.48m x 1.83m) Stone mullion window to dining room. Three windows overlooking garden. Flagstone flooring. Ceiling down lights. Range of wall and base units to include plate rack and glass fronted display units. Rolled edge worktops. Butler sink. Aga stove and built in electric oven with electric hob. Dishwasher and fridge to be included within sale. Door to utility room. 

UTILITY ROOM 10' 5" x 5' 1" (3.18m x 1.55m) Quarry tiled flooring. Door to garden and door to shower room. Built in cupboard. Fridge freezer, tumble dryer and washing machine to be included in sale. Radiator.  

DOWNSTAIRS SHOWER ROOM Window to rear aspect. Large tiled shower area, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled wc. Quarry tiles. Radiator. 

LANDING Oak staircase leading to landing areas. Window to rear aspect. Oak floorboards and exposed beams. Radiator. Door leading to further lobby/landing. 

LOBBY 11' 7" x 5' 8" (3.53m x 1.73m) Door from main landing. Oak floorboards. Exposed beams. Radiator.  

BEDROOM 1 15' 4" x 11' 6" (4.67m x 3.51m) max Irregular shaped room with window to front aspect. Exposed beams. Radiator. Carpeted flooring.  

BEDROOM 2 14' 2" x 10' 8" (4.32m x 3.25m) Windows to front and side aspects. Cast iron fireplace with timber surround. Carpeted flooring. Radiator.  

BEDROOM 3 11' 6" x 10' (3.51m x 3.05m) max Window to front aspect. Oak floorboards and exposed beams. Carpeted flooring. Radiator.  

BEDROOM 4 7' 11" x 11' 5" (2.41m x 3.48m) Window to front aspect. Oak floorboards. Exposed beams. Radiator.  

BATHROOM Window to front aspect. Cast iron fireplace with timber surround. Cast iron "rolled top" bath with claw feet. Overbath shower. Wash hand basin and close coupled wc. Oak floorboards. Airing cupboard housing hot water tank. 

REAR GARDEN A large garden affording and excellent degree of privacy. Mature hedging, shrubs and trees. To the rear of the garden is a raised patio seating area with pagoda, ideal for outdoor entertaining. Gate to side garden. Oil storage tank. 

SIDE GARDEN Mature hedging and dry stone walling to front boundary and also to parking area. Mature shrubs. 

PARKING AREA A large parking area with dry stone walling and hedging to boundaries. Gravelled to provide parking for up to 4 vehicles.

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