Laurel House is an immaculately presented detached house situated in this delightful rural hamlet enjoying wonderful country views. Built in 1967 it is constructed of Bath stone effect elevations under a tiled roof, relieved by UPVC windows and doors. The property offers flexible accommodation with generously sized rooms and is decorated in neutral tones throughout giving a light and bright feel. On the ground floor, the spacious sitting room benefits from a working fireplace and is double aspect enjoying double doors out onto the garden with a picture window to the front; small steps lead to the dining room and through to the study. There is a large kitchen/breakfast room, fully fitted with wall and base units, offering an abundance of shelving and storage with an integrated dishwasher, wooden worktop, tile-effect flooring and a central island. A small family room/study adjoins the kitchen and a glazed door opens into the spacious conservatory which boasts panoramic views of the garden. A stable door leads from the kitchen to the utility area with a side door to the front. There is a cloakroom, large storage cupboard and a door to the garage. On the first floor, the master bedroom benefits from a dressing room area and en suite shower room. There are 4 further bedrooms, some with built-in wardrobes, and a well-appointed family bathroom with a roll top bath.
Garden and grounds
The house is approached via wrought iron gates from the village road to a gravelled parking area for several cars and a double garage with electric up and over doors. The front garden is fully enclosed by wooden fencing and mature hedging with a path that leads to the front door flanked either side by an area of lawn. There is gated access both sides of the property to the rear garden which is mainly laid to lawn, interspersed with low maintenance raised gravel and shrub borders and fully enclosed by wooden fencing and hedging. A large paved sun terrace offers an ideal location for outside entertaining. There are various further seating areas conveniently positioned to maximise the wonderful rural views and a pergola canopied with established climbers. Within the garden there is also a shed, outside water and lighting.
Surrounding area and communications
The rural village of Bushton is situated below picturesque downlands and is surrounded by open countryside, which is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Many footpaths and bridleways surround the village making it ideal for walking and riding. The village has an active community with a restaurant. The village is well placed for access to further amenities in the market towns of Royal Wootton Bassett approximately 4 miles and Marlborough approximately 10 miles, both providing a more comprehensive range of amenities, shopping facilities and leisure facilities. The neighbouring village of Broad Hinton has a shop/post office, pre & primary school and public houses. The M4 Junction 16 is within 5 miles giving access to London and the West Country. There are main line rail stations at Swindon to London Paddington (about 1 hour).
From Marlborough take the A346 out of the town and at the top of Herd Street, turn left and then 1st right towards Rockley. Proceed over the Marlborough Downs and down a steep hill to a staggered crossroads. Proceed straight over the staggered crossroads and into Broad Hinton. Proceed through Broad Hinton and turn left to Clyff Pypard. Proceed through Clyff Pypard and into Bushton where the property will be found on the left hand side.
Please note all photogrpahs were taken in 2014
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"A five bedroom detached family house close to Swindon but with rural views"
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