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2 Silver Street, Malmesbury

Price: £750,000 Guide Price

  • Type: Other
  • Availability: Sold STC
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Council Tax Band: D
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Property Features

  • Stunning Listed home 2093 sq ft
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bath/shower rooms
  • 3 reception rooms
  • Kitchen/dining room
  • Lovely gardens
  • Countryside views
  • Period features throughout
  • Option for annexe
  • No onward chain
  • Parking and extra garden available

Property Summary

A stunningly refurbished Listed cottage (2093 sq ft) with an annexe, wonderful gardens,
and the option of further land and off-road parking a short distance away.

4 bedrooms, 2 bath/shower rooms, 3 receptions rooms, kitchen/dining room, laundry room.
Workshop and productive gardens. Adjacent 1/2 acre of wildlife garden with outbuildings
and parking available separately for £50,000.

Full Details

The Property
This charming Grade II Listed home is double-fronted and dates from the late 17th/early 18th century. It is thought to have originally been a bottling plant to the adjacent brewery. The current owners purchased in 2014 and set about a painstaking renovation and refurbishment of the property, with meticulous attention to detail. There are period features throughout and, at the rear, an annexe building currently used as a workshop and hobbies room plus a summer bedroom to take full advantage of the lovely gardens. It could easily provide ancillary accommodation if required. In the same ownership and adjacent to the far end of the garden, albeit the entrance is some 250 yards away in St John Street, there is an area of wildlife garden, plus an insulated workshop and storage building together with secure off-road parking. It is bordered by the Tetbury branch of the river Avon. This is available separately for the sum of £50,000 if required.

The Accommodation
The half-glazed front door leads into a flagged hall. On the right is a large study with oak flooring and a cupboard housing the gas meter. On the left is the sitting room with a wide Inglenook fireplace fitted with a log burning stove, oak flooring, and a cupboard housing the electricity meter and consumer unit. At the rear is a large kitchen/dining room with a high sloping ceiling of oak rafters and larch panelling. There are a range of units including an electric oven and gas hob. A wide window overlooks the rear courtyard, and an opening leads off to the adjacent laundry room which, like the kitchen, has a stone floor with wet underfloor heating. There is a sink unit, a Worcester Bosch gas combination boiler, larch panelling, built-in storage for coats and boots plus a ladder leading to a mezzanine level providing further storage. A wide doorway and steps lead to the annexe which has a workshop with mezzanine storage, a garden room (used as a summer bedroom), a shower room and a hobbies room. A door and oak stairs from the sitting room lead to the first floor landing where there is an oak-framed metal casement window looking down over the kitchen. There are two first floor double bedrooms with oak flooring plus a family bathroom. Oak stairs continue to the top floor where there is a large attic room with a vaulted ceiling and exposed trusses, two roof lights and a storage area off with toilet and basin.

The wonderful gardens are split into several compartments with a courtyard area adjacent to the house with paving, oak sleepers, a log store and a raised well. There are vegetable beds, a lawn with borders. fruit trees, and a patio adjoining the current workshop. An archway through a yew hedge leads to further soft-fruit beds and grapevine, while adjacent are composting areas. At the end of the garden is a paved and gravelled area with seating to take full advantage of the view over the adjoining countryside.

NB: The property also benefits from a restricted right of access through the adjoining property, 2A Silver Street, into the garden at the rear. The restriction requires that access be permitted between the hours of 9 - 5 on weekdays only.

All mains connected. Central heating, underfloor heating and hot water is provided by a gas boiler in the laundry room. Council Tax band D - £2,289.65 payable for 2023/24. There is no EPC as the property is listed.

Malmesbury lies close to the border of Wiltshire and Gloucestershire, 14 miles south of Cirencester and 10 miles north of Chippenham, with Swindon 16 miles to the east and Bath 24 miles to the west. It has a good selection of shops including a Waitrose supermarket, a regular farmers' market, a library, museum, leisure centre with pool, two primary schools and an Ofsted rated Outstanding secondary school. It is also home to the UK headquarters of Dyson, who employ over 3000 people. J17 of the M4, 5 miles south, provides access to the area's major employment centres and there are trains to Paddington in just over an hour from Chippenham, Kemble and Swindon.

Directions to SN16 9BU
From the Priory roundabout on the outskirts of the town, take the left turning and proceed over the river bridge and up the High Street. Take the right hand turn into Ingram Street, immediately prior to our office, and at the end turn left into Silver Street.