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A charming and beautifully presented four/five bedroom thatched cottage refurbished by the current owners and retaining many period features and enjoying splendid countryside views over the Vale of Pewsey. Guide price is inclusive of a total rethatch due August 2016. The cottage offers versatile accommodation with much character. The entrance hall has wooden floors and leads to the lovely well appointed kitchen with painted ‘Shaker’ style cupboards with oak work tops, and a double butler sink with wonderful 'washing up' outlook there is also a good size utility room, with space for washing machine and door to the rear garden. The separate dining room has an attractive exposed brick fireplace and painted wood panelling and leads into the generous sitting room which is dual aspect with a wood burner, fitted shelves and cupboards offering plenty of storage and has a small study room with a fitted desk and views to the garden. A snug/family room which could double as a ground floor 5th bedroom and shower room complete the ground floor. Upstairs, there are three double bedrooms, two with storage cupboards, a fourth single room and an excellent family bathroom.
The house is set on the edge of the desirable and well regarded village of Milton Lilbourne and stands amid unspoilt countryside on the eastern edge of the Vale of Pewsey which is designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty. The village has a strong community spirit with a village hall and church. The Marlborough Downs lie to the north with Salisbury Plain to the south. There are numerous footpaths and bridleways in the vicinity, Savernake Forest lies a short distance to the north as does the Kennet and Avon canal. The nearby small market town of Pewsey (about 2 miles) offers a good range of services and amenities for day-to-day needs, together with a railway station with services to London Paddington (about 65 minutes). The old market town of Marlborough is about 7 miles to the north. Junction 14 of the M4 motorway is about 18 miles to the north east with the A303 (M3) about 17 miles to the south east.
The house is approached by a large gravel driveway with plenty of parking for several vehicles. The generous garden is mainly laid to lawn with a south facing sun terrace adjoining the cottage, ideal for outside entertaining and enjoying views of the stunning adjoining hills and ountryside. There is an impressive detached garage/workshop with permission for annexe accommodation and offering flexible use. External stairs to the side lead to a room above, ideal for home office, playroom or gym. There is also a second detached garage.
The cottage is having a complete re-thatch during the summer.
Generous Sitting room
Family Snug/Bedroom 5
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