This very attractive cottage sits at the end of a no through road in approximately 1/3 of an acre and offers all the benefits of modern living in a period setting. The property, which dates back in part to the 18th century with later additions, is constructed of brick and flint under a thatched roof. The current vendors who have completely refurbished the property since moving in 8 years ago, are now presenting the house for sale in very good order and it is decorated throughout with Farrow and Ball paint colours in neutral tones. Many period features have been retained including oak beams and woodwork and a super inglenook fireplace with a bread oven, in the sitting room. The property is double glazed throughout and there is underfloor heating in the kitchen and upstairs bathroom. The kitchen is a lovely room with a John Lewis of Hungerford painted kitchen. There is a double range cooker with an induction hob and an electric oven, a double butler sink and integrated white goods. There is a stable door to the garden, a connecting door to the sitting room and under stairs storage. There are two further reception rooms on the ground floor and a well appointed shower room. Upstairs are 4 good sized bedrooms; 3 with the benefit of built in storage, an airing cupboard and a super family bathroom with similar contemporary fittings to the downstairs shower room.
Gardens and grounds
The front of the property is approached through a five bar gate and onto a gravel driveway providing parking for several cars. There is an area of lawn, flower beds and borders and a garage. A path leads to the side of the house and to the rear garden. This is approached up a few steps and is mainly laid to lawn but includes an arbour planted with climbing plants, raised beds, mature trees and well stocked beds of seasonal flowers. There are two sheds, an ornamental pond and the garden is south facing with a high degree of privacy.
Surrounding area and communications
Aughton is a small hamlet on the edge of the village of Collingbourne Kingston, located within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a Conservation Area. The surrounding countryside offers a wide network of footpaths and bridlepaths, ideal for walking, cycling and riding. The village itself has a village hall, church and public house with the nearby village of Collingbourne Ducis having a post office, village shop and primary school. The larger towns of Marlborough, Andover and Hungerford are 9-12 miles away and provide a wide range of amenities, shopping and leisure facilities. The area is well served by an excellent range of local schooling, with a primary school in Collingbourne Ducis and St Francis Preparatory School in Pewsey, as well as Dauntsey's and Marlborough College close by. There are rail links from Pewsey and Great Bedwyn to London Paddington (about 1 hour 15 mins) and to London Waterloo from Andover (about 1 hour 15 mins).
From Marlborough High Street proceed south on the A346 towards Burbage and at the roundabout take the third exit to Salisbury. Continue along this road for approximately 5 miles and shortly before entering Collingbourne Kingston turn left at the sign post to Aughton. Take the first left turn by Cornerway House follow the road and take the first right turn. The property is located at the end on the right hand side.