Bristol Street, Malmesbury, Wiltshire

£415,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A most attractive and prominent period cottage centrally located a short walk from the centre of this historic market town and the walkways beside the river Avon. The property offers all the grace and elegance of a fine period property to include sash windows and a plethora of exposed stonework, timbers and floorboards. An attractive front door with stained glass leaded light inset opens into the hallway with a charming sitting room and impressive kitchen/breakfast room opening to a useful utility room. There are three bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor with a staircase up to a further attic double bedroom. A spiral staircase on the landing leads up a further attic room which could be used as a study or occasional bedroom. Externally a delightful, walled courtyard gardens enjoys the afternoon and evening sunshine.

DESCRIPTION

A most attractive and prominent period cottage centrally located a short walk from the centre of this historic market town and the walkways beside the river Avon. The property offers all the grace and elegance of a fine period property to include sash windows and a plethora of exposed stonework, timbers and floorboards. An attractive front door with stained glass leaded light inset opens into the hallway with a charming sitting room and impressive kitchen/breakfast room opening to a useful utility room. There are three bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor with a staircase up to a further attic double bedroom. A spiral staircase on the landing leads up a further attic room which could be used as a study or occasional bedroom. Externally a delightful, walled courtyard gardens enjoys the afternoon and evening sunshine.

SITUATION

The property is situated in the heart of this historic town being convenient for all local amenities. Malmesbury is reputed to be the oldest borough in the country dating back to the 11th Century. The old and new blend perfectly in Malmesbury, narrow medieval streets, ancient monuments and historic gems are complimented by modern shopping, including a recently opened Waitrose and quaint boutiques. This thriving pretty market town offers a wealth of buildings of architectural interest including its ancient Abbey, whilst also having a wide range of shops, services, schools and leisure facilities available. Early tributaries of The River Avon pass around the town with pretty walks and the countryside close at hand. There are public transport services and good road access to the larger towns of Cirencester, Chippenham, Swindon, Bath and Bristol whilst the M4 junction 17 is only five miles south. Trains from Chippenham (10 miles) and Kemble (5 miles) link with London Paddington within approximately 1 hour 15 minutes.

DIRECTIONS

From our office proceed up the High Street to the T junction, turn left onto Gloucester Road, passing Malmesbury Abbey and The Old Bell Hotel. At the Triangle (War Memorial) turn left into Bristol Street. The property will be found a few hundred yards on the right hand side.

ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES

PORCH

Courtesy light, attractive front door with stained glass leaded light inset.

ENTRANCE HALL

Stairs to first floor, radiator, ceramic tiled floor, wall light point.

SITTING ROOM

18'6 x 15' (5.64m x 4.57m)

Window to side with deep sill, feature open fireplace with wood burning stove, flagstone hearth, exposed timber beam, exposed ceiling beams. Stonework to walls, radiator, built-in bookcase with cupboards below.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM

14'10 x 11'6 (4.52m x 3.51m)

Handmade solid wood bespoke kitchen. Sash window to front, inset one and half bowl enamel sink, mixer tap, range of wall and base units, adjacent work surfaces, tiled surround, concealed lighting. Inset five ring gas hob with extractor hood above, oven below, two radiators, ceramic tiled floor, inset ceiling spotlights. Steps up to:

UTILITY ROOM

Belfast sink, adjacent work surfaces with cupboard and drawers below, plumbing and space for dishwasher and washing machine, ceramic tiled floor.

FIRST FLOOR

LANDING

Door with stairs to bedroom four. Spiral staircase to attic room, radiator, exposed floorboards.

BEDROOM ONE

14'10 x 11'11 (4.52m x 3.63m)

Sash window to front with views towards The Abbey. Feature open fireplace with attractive brick surround, radiator, exposed floorboards, inset ceiling spotlights.

BEDROOM TWO

16'4 x 9'5 (4.98m x 2.87m)

A duel aspect room with window to side with deep sill, feature open fireplace with attractive brick surround, radiator. Wash hand basin with tiled splashback, inset ceiling spotlights.

BEDROOM THREE

11'3 x 9'3 (3.43m x 2.82m)

Double glazed Velux window, radiator.

BATHROOM

White suite comprising free standing roll top bath, enclosed fully tiled shower cubicle housing mixer shower unit, pedestal wash had basin, low level W.C., radiator, heated towel rail, inset ceiling spotlights, window to side.

ATTIC BEDROOM ROOM/STUDY

19'2 x 11'7 (5.84m x 3.53m)

A stunning room with exposed ceiling beams, four double glazed Velux windows, two radiators.

ATTIC BEDROOM

16'7 x 9'6 (5.05m x 2.90m)

From landing via staircase with useful storage at half landing. Large double glazed Velux window, radiator, exposed ceiling beams, exposed floorboards.

EXTERNALLY

COURTYARD GARDEN

A delightful, walled courtyard garden enjoying a west facing aspect and a high degree of privacy. Steps rise from the sitting room to a paved patio with attractive raised beds, climbing roses and a drystone boundary wall. There is a timber shed and an outside WC with wash hand basin and an external tap.

These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general outline only for guidance and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. No person in this firm's employment has the authority to make or give any representation or warranty in respect of the property. All measurements and distances are approximate only.

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