5 Bedroom House For Sale
Of natural stone construction this home enjoys a wealth of character features both externally and within the spacious accommodation. Including Stable Cottage, Outbuildings and the Garden Room the accommodation totals circa 4,000 sq.ft (372 SQM).
The ground floor living space flows easily with two adjoining reception rooms and the kitchen/breakfast room to the far end. The quality oak fronted fitted kitchen provides plenty of storage
and the dark granite worktops give ample space for the keen cook. The centrepiece is the gas fired Aga. Leading from the kitchen a useful storage cupboard and cloakroom.
A well-proportioned dining room opens out from the kitchen - a very sociable space for entertaining.
The impressive sitting room is over 8m (28ft) long with a lovely dressed stone fireplace housing a wood burning stove and further character is added by the beamed ceiling. Light floods in thanks to the triple set of bifold doors. A room of this size can easily be dressed to create different zones to suit a variety of lifestyles. The same can be applied to the large first floor landing; an ideal home office, potential forth bedroom or playroom. There is also the option (subject to planning) to explore the loft space and possibly remodel the adjoining garage and office above.
So, this flexible home has further scope and become even more exciting when you add in the charming detached cottage that sits within the grounds. As the current owners can confirm, Stable Cottage is a great rental or perhaps be used to accommodate another generation of your family.
Completing the main house, to the first floor is a very spacious principal bedroom with three built-in double wardrobes and a large ensuite bathroom with separate shower. There are two
further bedrooms and a family bathroom. All of the rooms enjoy wonderful views across the gardens and to the countryside beyond.
The driveway sweeps into the side providing ample parking. From here one first experiences not only the size of the gardens but also how well stocked they are with an interesting mix of shrubs
and trees surrounding the large central lawn.
A treat lies at the end of the garden in the form of a lovely oak framed garden room with an adjoining workshop and log store. A wonderful retreat creating the ideal escape; the banks of glazing afford unique views and a deck extends to the bank of the infant river. Fitted with oak floor, units and a sink, ideal for entertaining
or simply relaxing.
Services: Mains water, gas and electricity are connected with private drainage via a septic tank. Gas fired central heating feeding radiators.
Outgoings: The Byre - Council Tax Band ‘E’ 2022/23 charges £2,457.25 EPC D (61). Stable Cottage - Council Tax Band ‘B’ 2022/23 charges £1,563.69 EPC E (51).
Local Authority: Wiltshire County Council 0300 456 0100.
Tenure: Freehold offering vacant possession upon completion.
Location: Nearby Cricklade is a busy town with a strong community. It has two schools, medical facilities, good range of day to day shops, and a variety of pubs and restaurants. Swindon lies nine miles to the south with easy access to the M4
and railway station (London Paddington under an hour). Seven miles to the north is the attractive market town of Cirencester.