Leigh, Near Cricklade: £995,000
Enjoying a secluded off road position within the village of Leigh, an extended detached period house with beautiful accommodation set within c.12 acres with excellent equestrian facilities and excellent riding out.
DESCRIPTION Enjoying a secluded off road position within the village of Leigh, Orchard Cottage is a substantial detached extended period property set within c.12 acres with excellent equestrian facilities and good riding out.
The beautifully presented character accommodation has been improved and remodelled and extends in all to 2572 sq.ft and boasts a number of features that include solid oak flooring to the principal ground floor rooms and landing with matching staircase and solid oak internal doors. In addition, the dining room has an open fireplace whilst the light and airy 22′ kitchen has a full size Aga, French doors to the garden whilst the living room has French doors and a wood burner. Upstairs there are four excellent double bedrooms, a stylish bathroom and shower room.
The property’s grounds, paddocks and equestrian facilities are a major appeal to the equestrian whilst the property is discreetly located and approached via a sweeping driveway through a five-bar gate providing access to ample parking and the stable complex. The land extends in all to c.12 acres and is predominantly divided into three level paddocks whilst the equestrian facilities include ten stables, tack room, yard and menage. The gardens are laid mostly to lawn with patio areas whilst a Dutch barn has integral garaging with a hayloft over and potential for an Annexe or similar (subject to planning) and a separate workshop to the side.
SITUATION Situated in a delightful rural and private location, Orchard Cottage is located at Leigh, a hamlet situated between the North Wiltshire villages of Minety and Cricklade just south of Ashton Keynes and the well know Cotswold Water Parks. The property is surrounded by farmland and is located down a long drive away from main roads and traffic. A convenient location, Leigh is well located for easy access to Cirencester, Swindon, Malmesbury and the M4. The villages of Leigh and nearby Minety have their own pubs and a primary school whilst nearby Cricklade has a delightful market town feel and good range of everyday shopping needs and services. The property is surrounded by fields and countryside with direct access to a bridle path and quiet roads which lead to the extensive hacking within the Cotswold Water Park