This super family home has been extended and renovated to a very high standard and was originally constructed in the 1940's with later additions. It is built of rendered brick with a tiled roof and is double glazed throughout. The spacious entrance hall has a cloakroom and leads through to the light and airy sitting room with glazed double doors leading to the garden terrace. It has a log burner situated in a feature fireplace. The kitchen/dining room is a wonderful light and bright room with a feature bay window and decorated in a contemporary style with a full range of hand painted wall and base units. There is a Rayburn which is oil fired and used for cooking as well as heating the hot water and central heating. It has a full range of controls to provide flexibility of use throughout the year. There are many integrated appliances including a 2 ring induction hob, electric oven, microwave and water softener. The dining area is dual aspect and has useful alcove storage, a wood burning stove and glazed double doors leading to the garden terrace. Both these areas enjoy under floor heating. An extension off the dining area provides a study with glazed double doors leading to the rear garden and a further door providing access to the garage which also incorporates a utility area.
The staircase rising from the entrance hall features a striking window which provides an attractive outlook to the front of the property but also floods the stairs and landing with light. The master bedroom is dual aspect and so enjoys open views to the front and rear whilst also benefiting from an en suite shower room. There are two further bedrooms, one with built in wardrobes. The family bathroom has contemporary fittings and a porcelain tiled floor with under floor heating.
Gardens and grounds
The property is accessed via a pillared entrance onto a gravelled drive with parking for several cars. There are flower beds and borders surrounding the gravelled drive and access on both sides to the rear of the property. The south facing rear garden has an area of paved terrace running the length of the property as well as areas of lawn, flower beds, borders and mature trees. There is a pedestrian gate providing direct access to the playing field behind, a garden shed and outside lighting to both sides of the property.
Sorrounding area and communications
The house sits in the historic and quiet hamlet of Eastcourt within a conservation area and forms part of the larger village of Burbage. Burbage is a sought after community only 5 miles south of Marlborough and benefits from local amenities such as a primary school, church, pub and doctor's surgery. Burbage is situated within the North Wessex Downs area of outstanding natural beauty at the eastern end of the Pewsey Vale and on the doorstep of Savernake Forest. It is surrounded by glorious countryside with the Kennet and Avon canal lying just to the north. Marlborough has an excellent range of independent shops and restaurants whilst Swindon is also easily accessible. The M4 is joined at either junctions 14 or 15 for access to London and the west and there are good railway links into London Paddington from either Pewsey, Great Bedwyn or Hungerford (from 1 hour 10 minutes approximately). The area is well served by an excellent range of state and independent schools including St John's, Marlborough College and St Francis Prep School.
From Marlborough High Street take the A346 towards Salisbury and continue through the Savernake forest over the railway bridge to the left hand exit signposted Burbage. Continue travelling through the village and take a left hand turn into Taskers Lane. Continue along this road and turn right onto Eastcourt. The property is located along this road towards the end on the right hand side (please look for our for sale board)
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"A very well presented detached house with open views to the front and rear, situated in the historic heart of a popular village."
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