This character cottage constructed mainly of brick and flint with a slate roof dates back in part to the 1700s with much later additions. The dining room has a super inglenook fireplace with a bread oven and is a cosy room with beams and a useful storage cupboard. There is a ground floor bathroom and a pretty kitchen with wondeful far reaching views across the open country.A couple of steps lead down to the sitting room which has a working fire set in a brick fireplace and is dual aspect enjoying the views to the rear. Upstairs are 3 bedrooms, one being en suite and two having built in wardrobes and the benefit once again of the wonderful views.
Gardens and grounds
This property comes with an outhouse fitted with power and light and a potters workshop which has 3 phase electricity, 2 kilns and 2 wheels which maybe purchased under seperate negotiation. This workshop is constructed of brick and was built in 1995. This also adjoins the garage and the two buildings could be knocked through if required.There is also a garden shed and an area of gravel for parking. The remainder of the garden around the house comprises area of lawn in additiomn to flower beds and borders of seasonal flowers. To the rear of the property is a piece of pasture land which is included in the sale.
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 communications from Pewsey and Great Bedwyn to London Paddington (about 1 hour) and to London Waterloo from Andover (about 1 hour).
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 and the property is the second on the left
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"A unique property with 3 bedrooms, a potter's workshop/artist's studio and wonderful views across open countryside"
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