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Bumps-A-Daisy Cottage is a wonderful period
home in an outstanding position with a beautiful
garden and stunning outlook. The property is
believed to date from the 18th Century and was
extended more recently by the current owners. It is now a surprisingly spacious, light house with good ceiling heights and well-proportioned rooms.
On the ground floor the entrance hall leads through to the spacious drawing room which has an attractive fireplace, with a wood burning stove; French doors open out on to a sunken patio/terrace, and the garden. There is a charming dining room with an open fireplace, wood burning stove and original exposed beams. The family room/bedroom 4 has two sets of double doors overlooking the garden.
The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with handmade Burr oak units and leads through to a large utility room. There is also a recently fitted wet room with stone panelling and under floor heating.
The stairs lead up to the generous master bedroom which has fabulous views and an en suite shower room. There are two further bedrooms and a family bathroom. All the bedrooms have very good storage with numerous fitted cupboards.
The property is situated in an exceptional position in the pretty hamlet of Stype, surrounded by wonderful rolling countryside with far-reaching views towards Buttermere.
The nearby village of Shalbourne offers good local amenities including a village shop, post office, public house and primary school.
Hungerford is only 3 miles away and has a larger variety of facilities, including antique shops, restaurants, cafes and a mainline train service into London Paddington. The property lies approximately midway between Marlborough and Newbury providing more extensive shopping.
There is a wide range of schools in the area including Shalbourne Primary School, John O’Gaunt School, St John’s Marlborough, Marlborough College and Downe House.
The property is approached from the lane through a wooden gate leading to a gravel parking area in front of the house. There is an oak-pillared carport with loft storage space,studio/office, large timber shed/workshop andcovered log store.
The beautifully kept, cottage style garden is an important feature of the property with well stocked herbaceous borders, an abundance of mature shrubs and hedges, and an immaculate lawn. The garden is south facing with paved terrace areas for entertaining and enjoying thewonderful views and a charming gazebo looks out over the adjoining farmland.
There is also a greenhouse, vegetable patch with raised beds and fruit cage.
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