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Cress Cottage is a truly glorious, Grade II listed, period village residence with 18th Century origins that has been subject to a sympathetic yet comprehensive schedule of renovation creating the stylish and substantial home you find today.
This fine cottage has been lovingly restored by the current vendors including the addition of a substantial barn style, oak framed annexe with integral car port. Great attention has been paid to retaining and promoting many of the original hallmarks of the traditional cottage and not losing any of the homes period charm.
This stunning home exudes character and light throughout and is perfectly suited to families and couples alike. The beautifully appointed accommodation enjoys dual aspect views in the main part and offers a naturally flowing layout. The versatile accommodation includes a superbly appointed kitchen/breakfast room with all integrated quality appliances set amongst hand crafted wooden wall and base units under slate work surfaces with an Aga. Adjoining the kitchen is a sizeable utility/boot room, comprehensively fitted with matching units and slate work surfaces, fitted utilities, storage cupboards and a door to the rear garden. A room of particular note is the wonderful sitting/dining room. This glorious room has been lavished with specialist craftsmanship creating generous built in storage, solid Oak flooring and a stunning focal point Inglenook fireplace. Adjoining the sitting/dining room is the recently added timber frame glazed sun room that affords lovely views of the garden and is home to the re-orientated staircase. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a cloakroom.
On the first floor the attention to detail and quality of finish continues. There are three bedrooms, two generous doubles with a range of built in wardrobes and storage and a generous, characterful single. The guest or master suite that has a stunning en-suite shower room. The remaining bedrooms are serviced by a beautifully appointed family bathroom.
The Annexe Detached from the main residence, this superbly crafted oak frame barn is a wonderful addition to this already stunning home. On the ground floor you are greeted by an expansive open plan living area with glazed elevations offering views across the landscaped rear garden. There is a fitted kitchen area, sizeable seating area and space for a large dining table. There is then a separate cloakroom. On the first floor there are two generous double bedrooms with built in storage serviced by a modern shower room. This beautiful space is ideally suited for visiting families, multi generational living annexe accommodation or an excellent rental prospect.
In all this home has been finished to an incredibly high level and must be seen to be fully appreciated.
Sherrington is a stunning, quintessential village situated in the ever popular Wylye Valley. This beautiful village is nestled within the rolling Wiltshire countryside that is a Conservation Area and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village itself orientates around a picturesque pond, once a working watercress farm, giving the cottage its name.
The larger village of Codford is nearby and provides local amenities including a doctor’s surgery, Budgens mini supermarket, post office, garage, vet and small theatre. Within close proximity are many gastro pubs such as The Dove at Codford.
The market town of Warminster offers further everyday facilities including a Waitrose and has a mainline railway station with services to London Waterloo (approximately 120 minutes) and Bath (25 minutes). There are further direct line stations to London Waterloo from Tisbury (from 95 minutes) and Salisbury (from 90 minutes). Westbury is also 15 miles away which has a direct line to London Paddington (from 78 minutes).
Salisbury lies to the south east and offers a wider range of cultural, educational and shopping facilities. The A303 is nearby and offers excellent links to the West Country and London via the M3.
The home is positioned to the forefront of its plot with a gated sweeping driveway providing ample parking for several vehicles and gives access to the timber frame car barn.
The rear garden has been thoughtfully landscaped creating levels of contoured abundant colourful beds and borders, two raised paved seating areas and extensive mature lawn. To one side there is a well stocked kitchen garden with raised vegetable beds, specimen fruit trees and fruit cages. There is a sizeable combined potting shed and garden store.
Guest Suite with En-suite Shower Room
Two Bedroom Annexe with Open Plan Kitchen/Sitting/Dining Room and Shower Room
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