This beautifully presented property is a hidden gem! Quietly nestled in this pretty village, the property is believed to have been built c1900 and is constructed of red brick under a slate tiled roof. The house is decorated throughout with soft contemporary colours and feels light, fresh and airy. The property is accessed through the gorgeous garden; either via the small conservatory or the front door. The kitchen has a beamed and vaulted ceiling and a wonderful oak floor. There are a full range of wall and base units and a range cooker with a 5 ring LPG burner hob and double electric oven. There is plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher and the room is triple aspect with lovely views of the garden. Glazed double doors lead to the spacious hall way which has wonderful wide pine floorboards, a stable door leading to the rear of the property as well as the front door which is half glazed. There is a shower room with w.c off the hall way and access to the dining room which could possibly be used as a 4th bedroom if required. The very attractive sitting room is double aspect and includes a window seat with storage below, a fire place with a wood burning stove, built in storage and shelving and pretty window pelmets. Upstairs is a well appointed family bathroom and two good size attractively decorated bedrooms, both with built in wardrobes and a third bedroom currently used as a study.
Garden and grounds
The garden of this property is a particular feature. The well stocked cottage garden is full of scented roses, seasonal flowers, mature shrubs and fruit trees. Pretty brick paths wind around the garden which includes a central gravelled island, a pond stocked with fish and many places to sit and enjoy the scented air and bird song. There is a rear courtyard area leading to a separate building currently used as a utility room and on the other side of the garden, a very useful self contained workshop which is insulated and has light and power. There is a gated gravel driveway which is owned by the property and the neighbour has a right of access across it. There is also a garden shed in this area belonging to the property. A second garden gate leads to the village lane.
Surrounding are and communications
The house is situated in a quiet cul de sac within the sought after village of Bishops Cannings. The village has many period properties and a church, a public house and a primary school. The village lies about 3 miles to the north east of the market town of Devizes which offers a good range of services. The towns of Marlborough and Swindon are close by and offer a larger range of amenities. Bishops Cannings lies within pretty countryside on the south western edge of the Marlborough Downs. There are rail services from Pewsey and Chippenham to London Paddington. The M4 and A303 are within 20 miles providing access to London and the West Country.
From the Marlborough office proceed west on the A4 signposted for Chippenham and Calne. After approximately 6 miles at the Beckhampton roundabout, take the first exit signposted for Devizes. Proceed along this road for approximately 4 miles and take the turning left to Bishops Cannings. Proceed down the hill to the crossroads and take the left hand turn. Take the next right and continue a short way along this road to find Church Walk on the right hand side. The property is the first one on the left.