Harebell Cottage is a delightful period Grade II Listed thatched cottage situated in a tucked away and elevated situation at the heart of the sought after village of Burbage and within walking distance of all local amenities including popular village school, village shop and church. The property is full of period character features throughout, including ceiling beams, leaded light windows, thumb latch doors, brick floors and original oak floor boards. The roof has been recently re-thatched and the cottage has been well maintained throughout. The property is approached via an attractive porch with brick floor leading to an inner hall and useful study area with fitted shelving and cupboard. There are two reception rooms, comprising a delightful, double aspect sitting room with an inglenook fireplace housing a wood burning stove, which leads through to a separate dining room with wood panelling and brick fire place. The kitchen is fitted with wall and floor units and includes an integrated electric hob, double oven, fridge, freezer and dishwasher and looks out onto the rear garden. There is a useful garden room which houses the boiler, with a quarry tiled floor and door to the garden.There is a bathroom on the ground floor. Stairs rise to the first floor landing which is fitted with storage cupboards and to the three bedrooms; the master bedroom is a most attractive room with a vaulted ceiling, fitted cupboards and an en suite shower room.
Gardens and grounds
The garden is a most appealing feature of the property combining lawns and well stocked herbaceous borders. There is a wide range of mature trees and flowering shrubs which include an amelanchier, wisteria, tree peonies, magnolia and rhododendrons. When in leaf elm and lilac partially screen the house from the road. There is a delightful slate paved patio area for outdoor entertaining and a small garden pond. Two wooden sheds provide useful storage together with a log store with an attractive Cotswold stone roof and a separate greenhouse. A gravel drive leads from the road around the front of the house to a parking area with space for several cars. In all, the plot is approximately .232 acres
Surrounding area and communications
The large village of Burbage is a sought after community about 5 miles south of Marlborough. Local amenities include 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. 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 Swindon or Pewsey (from 1 hour 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 turn into the High Street. The property is located on the left hand side.
To find out more about this property and its location please contact our Marlborough office
"A delightful thatched cottage with a lovely cottage garden"
01672 519 222