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Located within the highly desirable village of Lydiard Millicent is this delightful, detached Grade II Listed, thatched house. Believed to date from the 17th century it has been sympathetically extended to create a fabulous and functional family home which enjoys a secluded position backing onto fields. This lovely substantial house (2917 sq. ft.) enjoys many period features with much warmth and character coupled with a versatile and adaptable layout. Of particular note is the wonderful conservatory, which serves as the kitchen dining space, fitted with an excellent range of base and wall mounted cupboards, granite worktops and Aga. This lovely bright room has two sets of double opening doors out to a wide terrace and garden beyond. The adjacent family room in contrast is full of period charm character with exposed beams and a large stone fireplace, as is the sitting room, the connecting reception room and snug. The ground floor living space is complemented by a rear hallway, study, cloakroom and utility room. Located on the first floor are 4 bedrooms. The master bedroom enjoys a vaulted ceiling and a spacious ensuite bathroom with separate walk-in shower unit. There are 3 further bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, one of which is ensuite.
The village of Lydiard Millicent is an active community which supports a public house, village hall, primary school as well as a Church. Everyday shopping needs are available at either Royal Wootton Bassett, about 3 miles or the West Swindon centre, about 2.5 miles which has a supermarket, bank, sports complex, cinemas and restaurants, and a hotel. The larger centre of Swindon about 4.5 miles provides extensive shopping and recreational facilities as does Cirencester, about 15 miles and Marlborough, about 17 miles. Communications are excellent with Junction 16 of the M4 about 4 miles away. There is also a fast Intercity rail service from Swindon, about 6 miles, to London Paddington approx. 60 mins. Leisure and sporting facilities in the area include sailing at the Cotswold Water Park, golf at the Wiltshire Golf and Country Club and walking on the Marlborough Downs. Schooling in the area is excellent with a selection of both state and private schools.
In all the whole plot extends to 1.304 acres and consists of well stocked mature gardens, driveway, parking and a detached 40ft. triple garage.
To the front of the house is a pretty cottage garden with wide borders and lawn, and to the rear a generous terrace, a wide expanse of lawn enjoying a number of mature trees and an orchard beyond.
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