Foundry Road, Malmesbury: £515,000
Situated at the end of a quiet no through lane within walking distance to the town centre, a recently extended and improved period cottage with a home office, landscaped garden and parking.
DESCRIPTION Jolly Cottage is a very attractive end terraced period cottage situated at the very end of Foundry Road, a quiet no through lane located within easy level walking distance to the centre of Malmesbury. The cottage has been sympathetically improved by the current owners with a new extension to the side whilst retaining a wealth of period features including exposed beams and traditional fireplaces.
The deceptive accommodation spans over three floors extending in all to 1,220 sq.ft. and is beautifully presented throughout. On the ground floor, the original living room has a woodburning stove with an inner hall leading to the fitted kitchen which is now open plan to the excellent new dining room with bi-fold doors to the garden and high ceiling. There are two bedrooms on the first floor and a stylish family bathroom with a roll top bath whilst the top floor has a modern shower room and two further bedrooms.
The cottage benefits from private parking to the side and a charming rear garden which is south-facing. The garden has been wonderfully landscaped with a pergola over a large patio leading off the bi-folds, a central lawn surrounded by mature flower beds and a further terrace in front of the useful studio/home office which has lighting and power.
SITUATION Malmesbury is an ancient hilltop town situated on the southern edge of The Cotswolds. Traditionally a market town serving the rural area of North West Wiltshire, the town is reputed to be the oldest borough in England created by Charter in 880 AD by Alfred the Great. Today, the High Street has numerous independent shops, pubs and restaurants including a new Waitrose store and a regular weekly Farmer’s market whilst the town has excellent choice of both primary and secondary schools and good recreational and leisure facilities. The M4 motorway (J17) to the south provides fast road access to the major employment centres of Bristol and Swindon together with London and the West Country. Main line rail services are available from Chippenham and Kemble (Paddington in about 75 minutes).