St Mary Street, Chippenham, Wiltshire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
Located in arguably Chippenham's most sought after street, this charming Grade II Listed cottage is ideally positioned within the towns Conservation area away from main roads, yet within the heart of the town itself. The property is bursting with inherent character with delightful wooden timbering, an exposed Inglenook fireplace with inset wood burning stove and timber picture windows. Internally, the accommodation includes a cosy sitting room, modern fitted kitchen with room for a breakfast table and adjoining utility room. Upstairs, there are two spacious double bedrooms, one with en-suite shower room and the other with large bathroom with useful storage space. Stairs rise again to a small attic room (small tread staircase). Within the rear garden there is a versatile building which has been recently utilised as an occasional bedroom with its own shower room; whilst it is considered that this would make an ideal home office, studio, annexe or B&B (subject to the necessary approval). There are generous gardens that extend to all sides of the building. Ample parking is available with a single garage and driveway parking providing parking for up to two cars. Offered for sale with no onward chain.


From our office walk through St. Andrews Church yard and down the steps on to St. Mary Street. Turn right and continue for a short distance, turn left into Common Slip, No. 36 will be found on your left hand side.


St. Mary Street has long been considered one of the finest streets in the County and is one of the oldest parts of the historic town of Chippenham with many fine period properties and on its northern side the backdrop of Monkton Park and the River Avon. The town centre and the mainline railway station are also within a short walking distance. There is a good choice of private schooling and Chippenham also offers excellent secondary and primary schools, together with further education at Wiltshire College. The M4 motorway (J17), the A4 and the A420 offer excellent motor commuting to the major centres of Bath, Bristol, Swindon and London.

Accommodation Comprises

The cottage is approached from Common Slip via a footpath leading to a solid timber door which in turn gives access to a flagstone passageway with direct personal access to the cottage and rear garden.

Reception Hall

Door to rear and solid timber door to:

Sitting Room

16'4 x 12'0 (4.98m x 3.66m)

Charming room with secondary double glazed window with large window seat, stone fireplace with timber beam and cast iron log burning stove, TV point, radiator, stairs to First Floor, door to Utility Room, door to:


11'5 max. x 10'2 (3.48m max. x 3.10m)

Secondary double glazed window to front, range of cream painted cabinets to include wall and base units, work surfaces incorporating an inset Belfast style sink with ceramic draining board, fireplace recess with timber beam over and range style cooker fitted, ceramic tiled flooring and splashbacks, plumbing for dishwasher.


Window to rear, storage cabinets with work surface over, space and plumbing for washing machine, W.C., gas fired boiler serving central heating and domestic hot water, ceramic tiled flooring, radiator.

First Floor Landing

Window to front, stairs to Second Floor, doors to:

Reception Room/Bedroom

15'7 max. x 13'7 max. (4.75m max. x 4.14m max.)

L -shaped room with dormer style window to side and large roof light, stone fireplace with timber beam and gas fired stove style fire, wealth of exposed beams including part of A frame, TV point, radiator, door to:

Shower Room

White suite comprising tiled shower recess with electric shower fitted, wash hand basin and W.C., tiled splashbacks, extractor, radiator.


14'7 x 10'8 (4.45m x 3.25m)

Charming room with windows to front and rear, original fireplace with cast iron grate, wide elm floorboards, exposed timber wall frame beam and ceiling timbers, radiator, door to:

En Suite Bathroom

Windows to side and rear, vaulted ceiling with exposed purlin beams, white suite comprising panelled bath with shower over, wash hand basin fitted to vanity unit with cupboard beneath and incorporating a concealed cistern W.C., and bidet, built-in wardrobes, tiled splashbacks, radiator.

Second Floor Landing

Door to loft storage from stairs, door to:

Attic Room

14'11 max. x 10'8 (4.55m max. x 3.25m)

Window to side with pleasant outlook through trees to the River Avon beyond, exposed timber frame and purling beams, telephone point, radiator.


The property is approached via the Common Slip from St. Mary Street.


To the front of the property there is parking for two cars and access to the enclosed courtyard and garage.

Garage & Driveway

16'3 x 8'7 (4.95m x 2.62m)

Double timber doors to front, personal door to rear garden, power and light.

Two driveway parking spaces.


This pretty courtyard is fully enclosed by stone walling and timber trellis work which supports many climbing plants including roses and honeysuckle. The brick paved courtyard is edged with planted borders and has gated access from the driveway.

Rear Garden

The gardens extend around the outbuilding and have been enclosed by close board fencing. There are some mature shrubs whilst the majority of the garden is a blank canvas left for a purchasers to place their own stamp on them.

Building in Garden

A lovely stone building currently carpeted with a separate shower room. This room could offer a variety of uses and in our view would make an ideal B&B, home office, studio or annexe (subject to the necessary approvals).

These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general outline only for guidance and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. No person in this firm's employment has the authority to make or give any representation or warranty in respect of the property. All measurements and distances are approximate only.

Your home is at risk if you do not keep up repayments on a mortgage or other loan secured on it.

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