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2 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Urchfont, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 4RQ

Guide Price £300,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming period cottage
  • Sitting room with wood burner
  • Spacious dining room
  • Contemporary fitted kitchen
  • Attractive ground floor bathroom
  • Two bedrooms
  • First floor shower room
  • Study/landing
  • Large south facing garden adjoining Salisbury Plain with spectacular down-land scenery literally on your door step
  • Edge of this sought after Pewsey Vale village

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Nestled below Salisbury Plain with spectacular down-land scenery literally on your doorstep. Downlands is a thoughtfully extended and well maintained and presented period cottage occupying a delightful rural setting on the edge of this sought-after Wiltshire village with a traditional duck pond and strong sense of community.

Primarily decorated in Farrow and Ball paint, the accommodation retains immense charm and considerable character. It comprises a contemporary fitted kitchen, beamed sitting room with an efficient multifuel/wood burner and French doors opening onto the large Indian limestone sun terrace, a spacious triple aspect dining room with and an attractive ground floor bathroom with a spa bath.

On the first floor are a study/landing with an integral desk, two double bedrooms, one with a large built-in wardrobe, and a shower room with w.c.

This cottage is warmed by electric under floor heating in the dining room and the traditional feature of a wood and multifuel stove, with a back-boiler for low-cost hot water, all enhanced by double glazing throughout.

The large south facing level garden is a feature of this rural home with spectacular views looking south towards Salisbury Plain and, from the house, over the village cricket pitch and fields beyond to the north. There is a garden shed of 2.25m x 2.7m, a large workshop of 2.3m x 6.5m, a prefabricated detached garage, generous off-road parking and an Indian limestone sun-terrace. There is easy access to miles of off-road walking along bridleways and footpaths.

Urchfont has a junior school, Church, public house, community shop, post office and doctor's surgery and other local amenities including a community bus service that runs into Devizes. The nearby market town of Devizes is about 5 miles away. Pewsey with its mainline railway station (Paddington about one hour) and Marlborough, are 15-20 miles away. The other major centres of Swindon, Chippenham, Bath and Salisbury are all within a 25-mile radius.

Detailed descriptions:

Kitchen - Fully fitted (2013) kitchen in French Grey with ceiling and under unit lighting, solid oak worktop and Belfast sink. There is an integral bin, ' magic cupboards' to optimise corners and plinth drawers to increase storage. Access to fully insulated and boarded loft.

Sitting Room - The exposed beams, double aspect and new carpet, make this a comfortable and pleasant room, enhanced by the inglenook fireplace with integral multifuel/wood-burning stove with a back boiler for free hot water throughout the cooler months. Built-in in cupboards and shelving provide useful storage and lighting is provided by Jim Lawrence wall-lights. There is access to the garden and sun-terrace via French doors.

Dining Room - This spacious oak-beamed triple aspect room with French windows overlooking the large sun-terrace has electric underfloor heating and sufficient space for a large dining table to seat up to 10 in comfort.

Bathroom - Refitted in 2012 with a new suite including a spa bath, this bathroom has ample storage space thanks to the large cupboard extending under the stairs.

Study/Landing - With integral cupboard, large desk and shelving, this double aspect landing provides ample space for a home office and further storage as required. Access to the insulated and partially boarded main loft.

Bedroom 1 - This room has a spectacular view up to the northern escarpment of Salisbury Plain, feature panelling and a made-to-measure visitor wardrobe and shelving unit.

Bedroom 2 - With a view over the fields to the north, this bedroom has a large airing cupboard and built-in wardrobe with double depth hanging rails, built inside shelving and space for a chest of drawers.

Shower Room - The new multipoint electric water heater provides independent supply to the walk-in shower and wash basin. Tiled throughout, there are feature mosaic tiles in the shower compartment, a towel heater and low-level cistern lavatory.

Exterior - The garden shed and workshop have recently been repainted to provide 5 year weather protection. They both have mains electric power and lighting and ample storage and workspace. The garden is primarily lawn, with beds along the borders and a shrubbery. There is ample parking space for 3-5 cars and a further outbuilding that could be used to garage a small car. Adjacent to the house is an outdoor water point with a gravelled area, a substantial Indian limestone sun-terrace, coal bunker and wood store.

N.B. AGENTS NOTE:
There is a covered walk way at the side of the cottage which runs from the front to the back of the cottage.. This is in the ownership of Downlands, but the neighbour has a right of way to access his cottage.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
08 November 2019

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Nearest station

  • Pewsey (8.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Hunter French, Devizes

12 St. Johns Street Devizes SN10 1BD

03339 873626 Local call rate

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