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The Ramblers is a beautiful and quintessentially English thatched cottage situated in a peaceful location within this popular village in the heart of the Vale of Pewsey. This extremely versatile family cottage offers great flexible accommodation ideal for modern living and dates from 17th century; it’s well maintained with an abundance of period features including original wooden floors, exposed beams and plenty of charm. From the covered porch entrance is a central entrance hall leading to the four reception rooms, with a lovely guest cloakroom by the front door. The sitting room has a wonderful original fireplace with working wood burner, pretty bay window leading into a bright and airy garden room with French doors to the adjoining patio. A generous sized family room is triple aspect, with built in desk and shelves and additional door to the garden. A recently updated kitchen offers a good selection of soft close cupboards, butler sink, space for dishwasher, cooker and table opening into the elegant dining room with a further bay window and attractive feature fire surround. A useful utility room is at the rear of the house with space for fridge/freezer, washing machine and dryer. On the first floor there are four bedrooms off the light landing area, a family bathroom with separate enclosed shower and bath, built in shelving detail and a second bathroom next to the master bedroom with shower over bath. This is an excellent family home which has been tastefully decorated by the current owners, offering a considerable amount of scope.
Pewsey is a large village at the centre of the Vale of Pewsey, an Area of Outstanding Beauty, and is situated close the Avon & Kennet canal, which has been developed as a popular heritage tourism destination for boating, canoeing, fishing, walking and cycling. There are plenty of local amenities including a supermarket, pharmacy, doctor’s surgery, sports centre, tennis club and several pubs. The historic market town of Marlborough is about 7 miles north, with an extensive range of amenities. There are excellent local schools in the area, with St John’s Academy, Marlborough College and Dauntsey’s all nearby. There are regular direct rail services to London Paddington and the South West from Pewsey Station (0.5 miles, about 10 minute walk) , with the M4 (junction 15) about 15 miles north, and the A303 (M3) is about 14 miles to the south.
The house is approached by a shared driveway with ample private parking to the front. A splendid barn garage is a recent addition and includes an enclosed storage area, open car port and garage with external stairs to the spacious room above. There is power throughout the barn with plumbing in place if required. The attractive garden can be accessed from both sides of the house, is mainly laid to lawn with well stocked mature borders and shrubs, raised vegetable/flower beds and a patio adjoining the house perfect for outside entertaining. There is an impressive garden room/home office which is fully insulated and is currently used as a treatment room. At the side of the property there is pedestrian access to the village centre, local park, tennis club, allotments and paths to the surrounding countryside.
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