Sherston, Malmesbury: £899,000
A handsome double fronted DETACHED period Cotswold house with ANNEXE offering beautifully presented accommodation (2411 sq.ft) plus a useful self contained annexe (657 sq.ft) with garage/store, off road parking and pretty gardens providing a rare opportunity in the heart of this highly sought after village.
DESCRIPTION This handsome double fronted detached period Cotswold house offers beautifully presented accommodation which has been the subject of a major refurbishment over the past few years to provide a comfortable family sized home extending in all to around 2411 sq.ft plus it has a useful self contained annexe (657 sq.ft) with garaging under providing excellent accommodation for an elderly relative or similar. Together with off road parking, pretty gardens, the house provides a rare opportunity in this highly sought after village which is within easy reach of many amenities.
In the main house, the accommodation is arranged over three floors and displays a great deal of original character with traditional fireplaces and exposed beams couple with a good balance of modern day comforts and finish. On the ground floor, there are three reception rooms, (two with wood burning stoves) plus a modern study. A side entrance hall has a cloakroom off whilst the stunning kitchen/breakfast room boasts an excellent range of custom built units and a central island. On the first floor there are three double bedrooms (one en suite) plus a large family bathroom with a stylish suite including a bath and separate shower. On the top attic floor there is a guest bedroom with en suite shower room plus a large attic room designed as a store room. The annexe has been cleverly designed above the garage which has a shower for the dog! The annexe comprises a living room with kitchen area and a garden room with a double bedroom with shower room off. It has its own west facing rear garden whilst the main house has pleasant sized landscaped gardens with various seating areas, a wide variety of shrubs and plants plus a small lawned garden with fruit trees at the far end. A gated driveway provides off road parking.
SITUATION The beautiful and much sought after village of Sherston with its broad High Street and historic stone houses, is conveniently located on the edge of the Cotswolds and has a thriving community and was recently voted as 5th Best Village in which to live by The Times. The village offers many facilities including churches, primary school, doctors’ surgery, post office/general stores, hairdresser, wine shops and two excellent public houses together with a host of societies and clubs offering entertainment and social events for young and old alike. Close by are the market towns of Malmesbury and Tetbury and both towns offer a wide range of shops including Waitrose and Tesco supermarkets, services, excellent schools and leisure facilities . Junctions 17 & 18 of the M4 are both within 15 minutes drive providing easy commuter access to Bath, Bristol and Swindon whilst rail services to London-Paddington are available from Chippenham.