4 Bedroom Cottage for sale in High Street, Malmesbury
This deceptively spacious Grade II Listed home has a magnificent wealth of period features throughout coupled with a charming 'secret' garden, all situated within the heart of this thriving market town.
- Characterful Grade II Listed Home
- Deceptively Spacious
- 4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms
- Good Sized Living Room
- Light Filled Kitchen/Breakfast Room
- Unique Generous Gardens
- Town Centre Location
DESCRIPTION Lotus House is a characterful Grade II Listed Cotswold stone home situated on Malmesbury's historical High Street just a short easy stroll away from a range of amenities including Waitrose and the Market Place. The property is deceptively spacious and has been sympathetically updated whilst retaining a wealth of charming period features throughout. Spanning over three floors, the beautifully presented accommodation extends in all to 1,268 sq.ft coupled with a charming 'secret' garden which is a rarity for a such a central town location.
Steps lead up to an inset porch which opens to an entrance hall with limestone tiled flooring and contemporary floor level spotlights highlighting the exposed stone wall feature. The spacious living room has exposed beams, a large inglenook fireplace and newly installed woodburning stove. To the rear, the vaulted ceiling kitchen/breakfast room has a range of fitted units and double French doors opening to the garden allowing for plenty of natural light. On the first floor, there is a modern family bathroom and two bedrooms, one of which with double fitted wardrobes. The top floor has a further double bedroom with built-in storage, shower room and a fourth bedroom/study.
The gardens are a particular feature of Lotus House, the kitchen flows into an enclosed paved courtyard perfect for alfresco dining and entertaining in the summer months. Steps lead up to a further well-established 'secret' garden which is of generous size and enjoys a sunny aspect laid predominately to lawn with mature shrub borders and fruit trees.
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).
There are many local footpaths and bridleways and the area is well served for cultural and sporting interests. There are theatres in Bath, Bristol and Swindon, together with golf courses in Chippenham, Brinkworth, Castle Combe and Minchinhampton. Horse racing can be enjoyed at Bath, Newbury and Cheltenham, while numerous water sports are available at the Cotswold Water Park in South Cerney.
TENURE & SERVICES We understand the property is Freehold with mains gas, water and drainage connections.