Willowacres which we understand was built in about 1970, with later additions, now offers the opportunity to purchase a wonderful contemporary home in a unique location. It is approached down a long gravelled drive with fields either side. The present owners have transformed the house and it is now a light and spacious home. Of particular note is the outstanding open plan kitchen/living room which extends to some 45 feet and has a large feature window directly on to the adjoining woodland from which one can observe all manner of wildlife. The kitchen area is fitted with a bespoke kitchen by J & J Omerod and incorporates a superb range of wall and base units with a large central island and granite worktops. There are 2 integral double ovens and an induction hob. The living area has a wall of bi fold doors which open directly on to the garden terrace and there is also a wood burning stove. The flooring in both these areas is a specialist resin floor which adds to the feeling of space and light. There is also a dining room, a study and a further reception room on the ground floor which could be used as a downstairs bedroom if required with a shower room located just across the hall. The garden room runs along the outside of kitchen/living room and there is a conservatory leading from the dining room. On the first floor are 2 principal bedrooms, both of which have a dressing room and en suite bathroom or shower room. The fine master bedroom has a vaulted ceiling and doors leading on to a decked balcony with glass and steel surround which overlooks the rear gardens. There are 3 further bedrooms and a family bathroom.
Gardens and Grounds
The formal gardens are attractively stocked with flower borders and a raised terrace with beech hedging surround. There is a separate double garage and parking to the side and front of the house.
Surrounding Area and Communications
The property is located in a small hamlet but with very good links to all the nearby major towns. The historic market town of Royal Wootton Bassett is approximately three miles away and has a good range of local shopping and recreational facilities. It has a market every week and other more specialised markets throughout the year. Royal Wootton Bassett has a number of infant schools and a secondary school with a sixth form college. Nearby Swindon has a full range of facilities and also has a railway station with direct links to London Paddington. The M4 is about 3 miles away.
Please note the driveway is not owned by the vendor but they have a right of access.
Additional land of approximately 4.7 acres is available by separate negotiation. Please contact the agent for further information on these points.
From Marlborough High Street proceed north-west onto Frees Avenue in the direction of Rockley and continue along this road for approximately 5 miles. At the junction with the A4361 turn right and then immediately left onto the B4041 signposted to Broad Hinton and continue on through to Broad Town and then Royal Wootton Bassett. In RWB turn right onto the A3102 and continue straight through the town and out the other side and at the roundabout which is signposted left to Malmesbury and right to Swindon, take the 2nd exit to Hook and Purton. After approximately 2 miles look for a turning on the left to Flaxlands. Turn left here and continue for approximately half a mile where the property is located on the right hand side.
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"A spacious and stylishly presented family home with 5/6 bedrooms in a unique location."
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