Cross Hayes, Malmesbury

£335,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A late 17th Century Grade II cottage (1076 sq ft) in the heart of the town centre.

3 double bedrooms, bathroom. Lobby, sitting/dining room, kitchen/breakfast room,

good cellar. Paved terrace, enclosed rear garden.

The Property

This Grade II Listed cottage dates from the late 17th Century albeit with earlier origins. The front facade has been refaced with brick and rusticated stone quoins, and is now painted. It was extended at the rear some years ago and has been extensively renovated throughout. There are period details throughout, with the exposed timbers in the attic and the old fireplace in the cellar of particular note. The far reaching country views to the rear, and the town centre facilities on your door step, combine to make this a desirable property.

The Accommodation

The front door leads into a lobby with further part glazed door to the sitting/dining room. This is a lovely room with a fireplace and log burning stove, built-in cupboards and a mullion style window to the front. A door and stairs lead to a cellar providing excellent storage and a very old fireplace predating the house. The kitchen/breakfast room catches the early morning sun and has a built-in cooker, hob with extractor hood over and integrated washing machine. On the first floor bedroom 2 has built-in wardrobes and overlooks the garden to the rear, bedroom 3 also has built-in wardrobes and a stone mullion window to the front. The bathroom has a white suite with mains shower over the bath. On the second floor, the attic bedroom/bedroom 1 has exposed beams and a dormer window with far reaching views to the rear.

Outside

A paved terrace adjoins the rear with steps down to an enclosed lawned garden with borders and wooden shed.

General

All mains connected. The gas boiler is in the kitchen and supplies central heating and hot water. Council Tax Band C - £1.794.02 payable for 2020/21. There is no EPC as the cottage is Grade II Listed.

Directions to SN16 9BD

At the top of Malmesbury High Street bear right into Oxford Street and at the junction bear right into Cross Hayes and the property is on your left, adjacent to the short stay car park.

The Location

The market town of Malmesbury sits on the highly desirable Gloucestershire/Wiltshire borders, just 12 miles from Cirencester, the capital of the Cotswolds. Malmesbury is reputed to be England's oldest borough, dating from around 880 AD. It has a good selection of shops and a regular farmers' market, a library, museum, leisure centre with pool, two primary schools and a High Performing Academy secondary school. The 12th century Abbey and Abbey House Gardens together with the nearby Westonbirt Arboretum are significant tourist attractions. The Royal estates of Highgrove and Gatcombe Park are close by and the area is known for its country sports, excellent walking, cycling and water sports. The cosmopolitan city of Bath is 26 miles south-west. J17 of the M4 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.

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Blount & Maslin

50 High Street, Malmesbury, Wiltshire

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