2 Bedroom Semi-Detached House for sale in Upper Minety, Malmesbury
Occupying an outstanding discreet position overlooking the 15th Century village church, this characterful semi-detached home displays fine period features complemented by high quality modern finishes.
- Semi-Detached Period Home
- Charming position by the village church
- Character Features
- Bespoke Kitchen/Dining Room
- 2 Double Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms
- Private & South-Facing Walled Garden
- Off-Road Parking
- Discreet location
DESCRIPTION St. Leonard's Cottage is a beautifully presented character home set down a private leafy drive occupying a superb position next to the 15th Century village church. The property forms a wing of the former schoolhouse and features high ceilings with large stone mullion windows allowing for plenty of natural light and a feeling of space. The accommodation has been sympathetically updated in keeping with the charm whilst further benefits include a new oil tank and external guttering.
The ground floor centralises around an impressive kitchen/dining room boasting a Parlour Farm kitchen finished in Farrow & Ball with solid timber worksurfaces, integrated dishwasher, Range cooker and granite topped island unit. The dual aspect living room has a stone fireplace with wood burner inset. Also on the ground floor, there is a useful utility/boot room to the side providing access to both the front and rear, plus a Victorian style bathroom. On the first floor, there are two generously proportioned double bedrooms with double aspect views and fitted wardrobes. There is a stylish en-suite bathroom fitted with a claw foot roll-top bath.
There is off-street parking for two vehicles at the front over a gravelled driveway. The delightful walled garden is arranged to the rear benefiting from a south-facing aspect, a good degree of privacy and laid for easy maintenance with gravel, raised planted borders and a timber summer house.
SITUATION Upper Minety 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 15, 16 and 17 of the M4 motorway. The village has a parish church whilst the neighbouring village of Minety is 1 mile away with 2 pubs, a community shop and primary school. There are further primary schools, shops and pubs/restaurants in the neighbouring villages of Crudwell, Oaksey, and Ashton Keynes, which includes the award-winning Potting Shed at Crudwell. The village is also well situated for the Cotswold Water Park. 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.
TENURE & SERVICES We understand the property is Freehold with oil fired central heating, mains drains and water.