High Street, Bishopstone, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN6


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  • Bedrooms: 3
Beautiful Grade II Listed thatched cottage with extensive gardens in the very desirable village of Bishopstone.

Ticheners Cottage is a charming Grade II Listed two/three bedroom, semi-detached, thatched cottage situated within the heart of the village of Bishopstone. The property has been beautifully extended to the ground floor providing a flexible room, overlooking the garden, with an adjacent shower/cloakroom.

The original cottage offers a lovely refitted kitchen/dining room with Rayburn, freestanding appliances and bay window to the front. There is a pretty sitting room with inglenook fireplace, bread oven, and steps down to a cellar. A beautiful glass hall links the period cottage to modern extension. This includes a flexible room currently used as a summer sitting room built to provide the potential for a large ground floor bedroom with the shower room lying adjacent.

Outside is a truly spacious and private garden, laid predominantly to lawn with patio, several garden sheds and outbuildings, including one with power and light. In addition there is a detached well appointed double garage and additional gated driveway parking.

The property has mains water, electricity and drainage connected and is heated by an oil-fired Rayburn. The tenure is freehold.

Bishopstone is a picturesque village located about six miles east of Swindon and just west of the county border with Oxfordshire. It has a thriving village pub, The Royal Oak, which features in the Good Food Guide. There are a large number of thatched cottages centred around a pretty mill pond, and the village is often used as a base for walkers with excellent access to the Ridgeway National Trail.

The nearby market towns of Faringdon (c. 8 miles) and Wantage (c. 11 miles) provide a good selection of independent and high street stores. The village of Shrivenham (c. 3.5 miles) boasts a doctors' surgery, two supermarkets, a florist, delicatessen and general store.

There is an excellent primary school in the village and most secondary school children attend the Ridgeway School in Wroughton.

Swindon (c. 7.5 miles) gives access to the M4 and a main line railway station for Bristol and London. Oxford (c. 28 miles) has access to the M40.

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