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Set in a sought after rural hamlet on the edge of the Savernake Forest is this attractive three bedroom detached with generous gardens, parking and scope for improvement. The house is believed to date from late nineteenth century and was the former station masters house for the former low level GWR station. With well proportioned and light and airy rooms, the accommodation comprises dual aspect sitting room with an open brick fireplace, spacious dining room open fire in a period surround and with a large bay window with French doors to the garden. In addition, there is a kitchen with an array of fitted cupboards, pantry all with quarry tiled floors. This room in turn opens into a conservatory/garden room with a cloak room off.
Upstairs there are three bedrooms, all with pretty period fireplaces and a shower room. In all this is an excellent house as it currently stands but also offers scope to extend (STP).
The small rural hamlet of Savernake lies on the edge of Savernake Forest, famous for being the hunting ground to King Henry V111, where he wooed Jane Seymour. The popular market towns of Marlborough and Hungerford are closeby which offer good day to day services. Nearby villages with shops, post offices and pubs are Burbage and Great Bedwyn, trains go from Great Bedwyn (3 miles) to London Paddington (78 mins) & Pewsey (7 miles) to London Paddington (69 mins). Swindon is 11 miles to the North with access to the M4 motorway at Junction 15 and 16. For educational purposes the well regarded St Katherine's Primary School about 1 mile away and the houses into the catchment of St. Johns School Acadamy. St. Francis School, Marlborough College, Dauntsey school are also within easy reach.
The house stands in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with many walks, bridleways and cycle routes with Savernake Forest and the Kennet and Avon canal and the nearby Bruce Tunnel.
The house has gravel parking to the side and rear of the cottage where there is a large timber outbuilding and also a summerhouse/studio. The garden lies predominatley to the front of the house and is mainly laid to lawn with mature trees, shrubs and borders which offers much in the way of privacy.
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