Emmet Hill, Upper Minety: £825,000
Set back from the road within a generous plot of c.0.5 acres in the village of Upper Minety, a substantial detached period home with flexible accommodation and a self contained annexe.
DESCRIPTION Hilary Cottage is a substantial detached period home discreetly set back from the road within a generous plot of c.0.5 acres located in the sought after village of Upper Minety.
The accommodation is arranged over two floors and extends in all to 2,867 sq.ft. and offers versatile living accommodation either as a four bedroom property plus a two bedroom self-contained annexe suitable for an elderly relative, or can be utilised as a whole as a six bedroom home if required. The ground floor is entered through an entrance hall to the dining room with inglenook fireplace off which is the double aspect living room with wood burner and double doors to the front and rear gardens. The fitted kitchen/breakfast room has a spacious sun room off enjoying views across the garden whilst to the rear is a useful utility room plus WC and porch/boot room. Additional on the ground floor is a sizable office which can be utilised as a further reception room with it’s own entrance and a utility room which offers flexibility as a second kitchen, above which served by a second staircase is two double bedrooms and a modern shower room. On the first floor, the main wing of the house comprises three double bedrooms, a single bedroom/study with ample built in storage and a bathroom with separate bath and shower.
The property is approached through a five-bar gate to a gravel driveway providing ample parking leading to the garage. The delightful gardens surround the property enjoying a good deal of privacy and extend in all to c.0.5 laid mostly to lawn with a range of mature tree specimens, shrubs and patio area.
SITUATION This property is superbly located on the rural edge of the village of Upper Minety which is a popular and well located village, quietly situated between the attractive market towns of Cirencester and Malmesbury, with good access to Swindon and junctions 16 and 17 of the M4 motorway. The village has a parish church and there are primary schools and pubs/restaurants in the neighbouring villages of Minety, Oaksey, and Ashton Keynes. The village is also well situated for the Cotswold Water Park and there are nearby shops at Oaksey and Ashton Keynes and a weekly Post Office at Minety whilst more comprehensive shopping is available at Malmesbury and Cirencester. School bus services to both the primary school and Malmesbury secondary school are available from immediately outside the property. There are main line rail services to London Paddington from Swindon, or locally from Kemble station which is only a short drive away.