3 Bedroom Semi-Detached House for sale in Cowbridge Mill, Malmesbury
Situated within a unique picturesque setting overlooking a millpond beside the River Avon, this very pretty former mill is an ideal home, second home or holiday cottage.
- Converted Period Mill
- Picturesque Millpond Setting
- Sympathetically Extended
- 3 Bedrooms
- Living room with views
- Well-fitted Kitchen
- 2 Private Parking Spaces
- Garden & Patio Terrace
- Edge of town location
DESCRIPTION River Cottage is a very pretty period home occupying a charming and unique setting beside the River Avon overlooking a millpond. The cottage forms the end wing of a former mill which was sympathetically converted in c.2015 into four individual homes, which include bespoke handmade, hardwood windows. In late 2017, the current owners enlarged the accommodation by converting the loft into a third bedroom. Today, the beautifully presented accommodation extends in all to 874 sq.ft spanning three floors. With such a tranquil picturesque setting, the cottage would be well suited as a second home or holiday let as well as a primary residence.
The ground floor comprises an entrance hall with WC/cloakroom off, a good sized bright living/dining room with direct views over the pond, whilst the stylish white gloss kitchen is well fitted with a range of built in Bosch appliances including a fridge-freezer, washing machine, dishwasher oven and hob. On the first floor there are two bedrooms and a modern bathroom. The top floor bedroom boasts ample built-in storage.
The property benefits from two allocated parking spaces located adjacent to the garden. The enclosed garden is arranged to the front laid to lawn whilst there is a delightful balcony terrace situated off the living room overlooking the pond, perfect for summer BBQs or an evening glass of wine.
SITUATION This exclusive riverside development is situated on the rural edge of Malmesbury with a host of scenic walks available immediately off the doorstep meandering beside the River Avon and through the adjoining countryside.
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 smart, electric heating and boiler (Rointe), mains water, electricity and drains. Three of the properties have joint ownership of the millpond and the sluice gates and each contribute £400 p/a for the general maintenance payable to a residents run management company Cowbridge Mill Sluice Gates Ltd.