Guide Price£315,000

3 Bedroom Cottage

The House Beneath The Wall, 14, St John Street, Malmesbury, Wiltshire
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Full description

A charming LISTED COTTAGE (980 sq ft), tucked away, and yet close to the town centre. 3 bedrooms, 2 bath/shower rooms - one en suite. Sitting room with log burner, study, bespoke kitchen. West facing aspect with attractive garden.

The Property - This attractive Cotswold stone cottage is Grade II Listed and dates from the late 17th Century. It is of painted Limestone rubble construction with a half-hipped roof. It is conveniently located, with High Street facilities a short walk away, yet tucked away from the hustle and bustle. The cottage has been refurbished in recent years while retaining character features including original elm floor boards in the main bedroom, exposed beams and sash windows. The attractive garden is at a higher level but can also be accessed from the study. The bathroom has a period style suite, and the kitchen has a bespoke range of units.

The Accommodation - The front door opens into the sitting room which has a fireplace with log burning stove and fitted shelving in the recess to the side. The sash window has a seat under and there is oak flooring. Stairs lead off to the first floor with storage under and, adjacent, a door leads to the kitchen. This is fitted with a bespoke range of matching wall and base cupboards and has a Victorian grate. The floor is tiled and there is a butlers sink with oak work surfaces. The oven has a gas hob and extractor over, in an attractive canopy. On the first floor there are two bedrooms, with one having access through to the study. The bathroom has a roll top bath, high level WC and vanity wash basin. A door and stairs lead directly into the dual aspect attic master bedroom, which has elm floorboards and built-in wardrobes. The part vaulted ceiling has exposed timbers and a door to the en suite shower room.

Outside - Access to the cottage is through a passageway between numbers 12 and 16 to a shared courtyard. Shared steps lead up to the garden where there is a picket fence and a gate, There is a gravelled seating area adjoining the cottage, which is also accessible from the side opening roof light in the study. Steps lead on to a lawned area with mature trees, with a garden shed on the top level.

General - All mains connected. The gas combination boiler is in the study. Council Tax Band C - £1, 661.38 payable for 2018/19. As the cottage is Listed, there is no EPC rating.

Location - 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. 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 9BW - Proceed down the High Street and take the first left into St John's Street.

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