This delightful end of terrace cottage is tucked away in a peaceful location and is presented for sale in excellent condition. The house was built in 1793 with later additions and the cottage is constructed of sarsen stone and brick; the stone being white washed and the red brick being exposed around the windows. There is double glazing throughout and a partly thatched and partly tiled roof. An enclosed entrance porch leads through to the sitting room which has a wooden floor and impressive inglenook fireplace with a good sized wood burning stove. The bathroom is fitted with contemporary fittings and the kitchen/breakfast room is well proportioned, has a full range of kitchen units and French doors leading to the garden. There is a separate utility area and upstairs are 3 bedrooms, the master having built in cupboards and each enjoying a different aspect of the location. The cottage is decorated throughout in a neutral and contemporary style, providing a charming, modern living space in a period setting.
Gardens and grounds
Tucked away at the end of a lane this private location includes a garage and an area of gravel to the front of the cottage providing parking for two vehicles. Beyond here is a paved area, a lawn surrounded by flower beds and borders and at the top a further area of gravel providing parking for several vehicles. The rear garden is a quintessential English cottage garden and is well stocked with plants including roses, wisteria and clematis which climb decoratively on walls and trellis and over arches. There is an area of sun terrace accessed from the kitchen, a well maintained lawn, pretty winding paths and at the very end the current owners have a summer house which is a super place to enjoy the peace and beauty of the garden.
Surrounding area and communications
Winterbourne Monkton is a small village about 1 mile north of Avebury stone circle and 6 miles northwest of Marlborough. The village contains a pub and a church and is conveniently located close to the A361 providing further links to Swindon and the M4. The village is surrounded by some spectacular countryside providing opportunities for walking and horse riding. There is a convenience store, post office and pub in Avebury as well as the fascinating neolithic site of Avebury Stone Circle. Further shopping facilites are located in the lively market towns of Marlborough and Devizes. The area is served very well by a range of state and private schools including St Mary's and St. Margaret's in Calne and Marlborough College and St. John's in Marlborough.
A public footpath runs to the front and side of the property.
The summer house is available for sale by separate negotiation.
From Marlborough town centre proceed west on the A4 in the direction of Chippenham and Calne. Continue for aproximately 5 miles and at West Kennet take a right turn to Avebury. Go through Avebury and then enter Winterbourne Monkton, take the left fork after the bus stop. Turn immediately left down a small lane and follow the road around and bear left at the bottom, the cottage is then the last property on the right hand side.