Corston, Malmesbury: £850,000
SOLD – SIMILAR PROPERTIES REQUIRED – A delightful former Vicarage with excellent accommodation and delightful gardens of about 1 acre within a village setting with convenient access to Malmesbury and the M4. 6 Bedrooms, 5 reception Rooms, Triple Garage, Tennis Court.
DESCRIPTION This superb Victorian former vicarage was constructed c.1885 as a new vicarage to the ancient Corston All Saints Parish Church. The property occupies a slightly elevated yet private location within delightful mature gardens which extend in all to about an acre.
This excellent family house offers very spacious and well maintained family accommodation which extends in all to nearly 4000 sq.ft over three floors with additional cellarage below. The principal rooms are typically Victorian in character with many original fireplaces, high ceilings and all have excellent, well lit proportions. Which include an impressive drawing room, dining room, large fully fitted oak kitchen with Aga, separate breakfast rooms and two studies.
Upstairs there are three double bedrooms and two bathrooms (one en suite) on the first floor whilst the attic rooms comprise three further bedrooms and a new shower room.
Externally there is a double garage plus further single garage/store and ample parking for a number of cars. The mature and well maintained gardens boast a hard tennis court, many mature trees and a productive fruit and vegetable garden and many colourful beds and borders.
It is considered that the house has further potential as B & B or similar if required.
SITUATION The Old Vicarage is located in the heart of the village of Corston near Malmesbury in an elevated yet private position accessed via a sweeping drive. The village has a number of amenities which include a public house and parish church with delightful walks amongst the Wiltshire countryside that surrounds it. Malmesbury is an ancient hilltop town situated on the southern edge of the Cotswolds and is about 2.5 miles away which has numerous independent shops, pubs and restaurants and a regular weekly Farmers market whilst the town has excellent choice of both primary and secondary schools and good recreational and leisure facilities. The M4 motorway (J17) is conveniently located 3 miles to the south of Corston providing excellent access to the major centres of Bristol and Swindon together with London and the West Country. Main line rail services are available from Chippenham and Kemble near Cirencester providing fast links with the capital (Paddington in about 75 minutes).