This charming cottage, originally built in the 1750s with later additions is constructed of stone with a tiled roof. A covered porch leads to an original oak door and into the sitting room with a multi fuel burner set in an impressive inglenook fireplace. There are additional features of beams, exposed stone and shelving set in alcoves. Leading on from here the kitchen/breakfast room is a generous size and has a full range of base and wall units and an electric range cooker. It has a clay tiled floor and French doors leading to the garden. Off the kitchen is the dining room/4th bedroom and a garden room which is triple aspect with beams and again, doors onto the garden. Adjacent to the garden room is a wet room with underfloor heating and contemporary tiles and fittings. Upstairs are 3 bedrooms, a family bathroom with a feature corner bath and a separate WC. There are wonderful views from the main bedroom.
Garden and grounds
The gardens of this property are an outstanding feature. The rear garden is laid to lawn but also has well stocked flower beds and borders. There is a generous area of garden terrace which is a super place to enjoy the wonderful views across open country. There are feature fruit trees, including cherry, apple and pear, a stream running along the boundary, a garden shed and a greenhouse. There is rear access at the bottom of the garden via a five bar gate. To the front of the property is a gravelled area providing private parking for two vehicles.
There is a small triangle of land adjoining the neighbours garden which may be available under separate negotiation.
The photographs in the brochure were taken in September 2016
Surrounding area and communications
Elcombe is a small hamlet tucked away on the outskirts of Swindon but surrounded by some spectacular countryside. The nearby town of Wroughton offers a range of amenities including a doctors surgery, village shop, supermarket and post office, sports facilities, excellent public houses and a highly regarded primary school. The market towns of Marlborough and Cirencester are only a short drive away. There are excellent transport links with J15 and 16 of the M4, A419 and A420, A4361 all nearby.
From Marlborough High Street proceed north up Barn Street, into Herd Street and at the top bear left onto The Common. After a short distance turn right onto Free's Avenue and continue along this road for approximately 10 miles until meeting the A4361. Turn right and continue in the direction of Swindon for approximately 4 miles. Take a left hand turn signposted to Elcombe and continue down the hill where the property is then located on the left hand side.