Kington St. Michael, Chippenham


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
A charming Listed cottage (2019 sq ft), with a lovely garden and parking,

in a popular village, with easy M4 access.

5 bedrooms, 2 bath/shower rooms - one en suite. Hall, sitting room, dining room, garden room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility and cloakroom. Private and secluded part walled cottage garden.

The Property

This charming cottage lies on the village High Street, close to the church and shop. It is Grade II Listed and dates from the early to mid 18th Century, It has period features including beamed ceilings and mullion windows and comfortable accommodation arranged over two floors. At the rear is an enclosed pretty cottage garden which includes the rare benefit of private off-road parking.

The Accommodation

The front door leads into a wide hall with quarry tiled flooring, a staircase off to the first floor and storage under. On the right is the sitting room with an impressive fireplace fitted with a log burning stove, flanked by fitted cupboards and shelving either side. At the rear is the kitchen/breakfast room with a vintage Aga, dating from 1956 and now converted to gas for cooking purposes. There is a conventional gas oven and hob, plus an integrated dishwasher. A door leads off the dual aspect dining room, with a flagged floor and beamed ceiling. A door from here leads to a useful utility room with a cloakroom off. A lovely old wide door in the rear of the hall gives access to a garden room extension with French doors on to the terrace, a bricked up old mullion window, and a useful porch for coat storage and wellies. On the first floor landing are some lovely wide original floor boards and a linen cupboard. The master bedroom is dual aspect with Karndean flooring that continues into the walk-in dressing room and en suite shower, all of which have underfloor heating. There are four further bedrooms, two of which have built-in storage. The family bathroom has a mains shower over the bath. There are three loft hatches, with the main area accessed from bedroom two, which is part boarded.


The private and secluded rear garden is not overlooked, mainly walled, and has a lovely paved terrace adjoining the kitchen and garden room. Adjacent is a useful tool shed. The cottage gardens comprise well stocked borders, climbing roses, an apple tree and a shed. There is trellis and a gate leading to a private off-road parking and storage area, approached from the lane just beyond the cottage.


All mains connected. The gas boiler in the kitchen supplies central heating and hot water. Council Tax Band E (with an improvement indicator) - £2,325.23 payable for 2020/21. There is no EPC as the property is Listed.


Kington St Michael is a small, thriving and sustainable village 3 miles north of Chippenham and 9 miles south of Malmesbury. With approximately 700 inhabitants, the village has a community run shop with a post point, a primary school, a popular pub, a village hall, social club, church and a recreation field. Junction 17 of the M4 is some 3 miles distant providing access to Bath, Bristol and Cardiff to the west and Swindon, Reading and London to the east. Chippenham railway station has trains to Paddington (75 mins) and the nearest airport is at Bristol.

Directions to SN14 6JB

From Malmesbury head south towards Chippenham on the A429. At M4 junction 17 proceed straight over onto the A350 dual carriageway before turning right at the traffic lights to Kington St Michael. Proceed down the hill into the village and the property is a short distance on your right hand side.

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Blount & Maslin

50 High Street, Malmesbury, Wiltshire

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