Charlton, Malmesbury

£825,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
An intriguing family home (2058 sq ft) set in grounds of approximately 3/4's of an acre, on the

edge of the village, with views over adjacent farmland.

4 double bedrooms, family bathroom and separate WC. Magnificent double reception

room, kitchen/breakfast room, larder/utility room. Garage, two sheds, ample parking.

NO ONWARD CHAIN

The Property

Built in the early 1900's and originally part of the adjacent Charlton Park Estate, this individual home sits in a walled garden extending to approximately 3/4's of an acre. It lies on the western edge of the village with views to the south-east over adjacent farmland. The large double reception room is a delightful feature and there are numerous traditional radiators, open fireplaces and large sash windows, providing excellent natural light. The walls are polished plaster providing an excellent medium for displaying art. An early viewing is highly recommended.

The Accommodation

Open porch with windows either side with the front door leading into the magnificent double reception room. This has fireplaces either end and two large bay windows overlooking the gardens. The staircase leads off with a cupboard under. The large kitchen/breakfast room is dual aspect and has a stone floor with underfloor heating in the dining area. The stainless steel island/breakfast bar has a two bowl sink and incorporates an oven and dishwasher. There is a Smeg range cooker and a walk-in shelved pantry which also houses the washing machine and tumble drier. A lobby off the reception room also has a door to the kitchen and external rear access. On the first floor, the main bedroom is dual aspect with a working fireplace. Bedroom two is again dual aspect and has access to the loft. Bedroom three has fitted wardrobes which include the hot water cylinder, while bedroom four has wardrobe space and a walk-in linen cupboard with secondary access to the loft. The family bathroom has a separate shower enclosure and there is an adjacent second WC.

Outside

Entrance to the property is through a 5 bar gate flanked by high stone walls. The whole of the grounds are walled with a side pedestrian gate onto the adjacent lane. The gravelled drive leads to the rear where there is additional parking and the garage. Next door is a tin clad and insulated shed which houses the boiler and has potential for a studio. Lawned gardens surround the house interspersed with numerous shrubs and mature trees including several apple trees. In the front there is a large wooden shed, compost bins, a log store and the screened oil tank. A decked terrace adjoins the house providing a lovely entertaining space, which affords views over the adjacent farmland. There is a kitchen garden and a traditional wooden greenhouse.

Outbuildings

The garage and shed are both insulated with power and light. The garage has recently been upgraded with the roof height raised, to accommodate a Land Rover, and is alarmed.

General

Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected. Oil fired boiler for central heating and hot water, with ancillary electric immersion heater for summer use. Council Tax band G - £3,081.62 payable for 2020/21. EPC rating Band E-50. The full report is available on line, or paper copy on request.

Location

Charlton has a popular pub/restaurant, The Horse & Groom, a Church and a well supported Village Hall with numerous community orientated events. Adjacent is a children's play area and cricket ground. The village adjoins the Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire's Estate, Charlton Park, which hosts the annual WOMAD festival. The neighbouring towns of Malmesbury, Tetbury and Cirencester cater for everyday shopping requirements. The cosmopolitan centres of Bath and Cheltenham are both within a 28 mile radius and the M4 provides excellent access to the areas major employment centres. Nearby Kemble railway station links to Paddington in around 75 minutes.

Directions to SN16 9DH

From Malmesbury proceed on the B4042 towards Charlton. On entering the village, the property is on your right hand side, immediately before the 30 mph sign.

Arrange viewing 01666 238051

Blount & Maslin

50 High Street, Malmesbury, Wiltshire

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