Startley, Wiltshire

£685,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Greystones is a most attractive detached home located in a delightful village setting on a bold level plot amid delightful, established gardens. The generously proportioned interior is arranged over two floors comprising three principal reception rooms, a shower room, boot room and utility. The 22' 9 x 15' 6 farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room is a particular feature with a vaulted ceiling, exposed brickwork, bread oven and Aga. The first floor boasts an impressive master bedroom with en suite bathroom, two further double bedrooms, a single bedroom and a family bathroom. Externally the main gardens lie to the front and are approached over a long gravel driveway via a five bar gate. The established gardens enjoy a high degree of privacy and are stocked with a variety of plants, shrubs and evergreens. There is an integral double garage, ample parking and useful space to one side for a motorhome or caravan.

SITUATION

Occupying a pleasant and private position in this rural lane close to open countryside. Startley is a small hamlet located approximately three miles from the ancient town of Malmesbury. The neighbouring village of Great Somerford, about a mile away has an excellent village store/post office, a public house and primary school. Situated on the edge of the Cotswolds, surrounded by two branches of the River Avon, Malmesbury boasts buildings of golden Cotswold stone and beautiful river walks. Famous for its ancient Abbey and elaborate 15th century Market Cross, there are excellent independent shops, charming cosy pubs, a recently opened Waitrose, friendly cafes, regular farmers' markets and a busy local events schedule. Good road networks radiate to the towns of Cirencester, Chippenham, Swindon, Bath and Bristol, with the M4 readily accessible at either Junction 17 or 16. Train links are available at Chippenham (10 miles) and Swindon with a direct link to London Paddington in around 1 hour 15 minutes.

DIRECTIONS

From our office in Malmesbury proceed down the High Street to the roundabout. Take the third exit onto the A429, signposted Chippenham. After 3/4 mile turn left into Grange Lane, signposted Startley. Continue along this road until entering the village, where the property can be located on the left hand side, denoted by our For Sale board.

ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES

RECEPTION HALL

Stable door, double glazed windows to either side. Tiled floor, radiator, inset ceiling spotlights, telephone point.

SITTING ROOM

Double glazed bay window to front, feature open fireplace with stone hearth, attractive stone surround, fitted wood burning stove, radiator, inset ceiling spotlights.

DINING ROOM

Windows to rear, radiator, built-in cupboard, recess with Bressumer beam.

INNER HALL

Double glazed sealed unit door with double glazed window to front, stairs to first floor, radiator, inset ceiling spotlights.

STUDY

Double glazed bay window to front, feature open fireplace with tiled hearth, period surround. Inset ceiling spotlights.

REAR LOBBY

Double glazed window to rear, inset ceiling spotlights, radiator.

CLOAKROOM

Low level WC, wash hand basin, fully tiled walls, tiled floor, opaque double glazed window, inset ceiling spotlights.

UTILITY ROOM

Inset 1 bowl sink with mixer tap, range of wall and base units with adjacent worksurfaces, tiled surround, plumbing and space for washing machine and tumble dryer, oil fired boiler, double glazed window, inset ceiling spotlights, tiled floor, built-in cupboard housing pressurised hot water tank.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM

A magnificent triple aspect room with vaulted ceiling. Large inset Butler sink, range of base units with natural wood work surfaces, tiled surround, oil fired Aga, 4 ring ceramic hob, Bosch oven below, exposed ceiling beams, lintels and brickwork. Plumbing and space for dishwasher, walk-in larder, feature brick chimney breast with bread oven facade and Bressumer beam, double glazed window to front, side and rear, double french doors to front, fully tiled floor, radiator.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING

Two double glazed Velux windows, built-in cupboards and wardrobes, radiator, access to loft space.

MASTER BEDROOM

Two double glazed window's to front, built-in wardrobe, large walk-in wardrobe with cloaks hanging rail and shelves. 2 radiators, inset ceiling spotlights.

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM

White suite comprising tile enclosed bath, enclosed fitted shower cubicle, filled shower with bodyjets and handheld attachment, low level WC, wash hand basin, tiled floor, fully tiled walls, double glazed Velux windows.

BEDROOM TWO

A double aspect room with double glazed window to front and side. Built-in wardrobe and cupboards, radiator, inset ceiling spotlights.

BEDROOM THREE

Double glazed window to front, radiator, inset ceiling spotlights.

BEDROOM FOUR

Double glazed window to front, radiator, inset ceiling spotlights.

BATHROOM

White suite comprising tile enclosed bath, mixer tap, enclosed fitted shower cubicle, wash hand basin with mixer tap, low level WC, fully tiled walls, tiled floor, radiator, double glazed window, inset ceiling spotlights.

EXTERNALLY

THE GARDENS

The property is approached over a long sweeping driveway via a five bar gate with ample parking and turning space. The gardens lie to the front of the property and are principally laid to lawn with adjacent beds stocked with a variety of plants, shrubs, evergreens and trees including a specimen copper beech, all enclosed by an attractive walled and fenced boundary. French doors from the kitchen open onto a south facing paved terrace with pergola. There is a summer house in the far corner of the garden with power and light and useful space to the side of the garage for storage of a boat or caravan.

DOUBLE GARAGE

Twin up and over roller doors, power and light, two double glazed windows to side.

These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general outline only for guidance and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. No person in this firm's employment has the authority to make or give any representation or warranty in respect of the property. All measurements and distances are approximate only.

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