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Compton Bassett, Calne

Guide Price £550,000
Receptions X4
Bedrooms X3
Bathrooms X 1

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Key Features:


Placed on the edge of Compton Bassett Village is this fantastic cottage, offering a large garden and fantastic countryside views. With accommodation of great flexibility and future opportunities. The home is on a large plot with an orchard at the bottom of the large rear garden, a detached garage, and multiple parking spaces to the front.
Internally the ground floor has a very spacious living room with an Inglenook fireplace, a separate dining room, a fitted dining kitchen, a garden room, utility, guest cloakroom, boot room/workshop, and a large studio (that could be utilised as a third bedroom.) The first floor offers a master bedroom enjoying triple-aspect rural views and extensive wardrobes. There is a guest bedroom and a shower room. The home is around 1,500 sq ft (139 sq m) in size and has the potential for an annex. The home is oozing character and is offered with vacant possession and no chain.

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The property is located on the edge of the Village of Compton Bassett and enjoys rural views to both the front and rear of the home. A short distance away are the Villages of Hilmarton, and Cherhill plus shopping facilities at both Calne & Lyneham.

The Village of Compton Bassett is very well located for access to Marlborough, Royal Wootton Bassett and the M4. A short drive takes you to the A4 offering routes to Historic Avebury, Marlborough and the Cherhill White Horse. A similar short drive takes you to the A3102 offering routes to Calne, Lyneham, Chippenham, Royal Wooton Bassett and Swindon. Both routes take you to the M4 giving access to London and the east. Bath and the west. The Village has a local Inn, Village Hall and St Swithin’s Church- steeped in history and constructed around the 11th/12th Century.

Cherhill and Hilmarton Villages are supported by a Village Schools, Churchs and Public Houses. The nearby County Towns are steeped in history with the nearest, Calne, being famous for Wiltshire Ham, a Heritage Quarter and the discovery of Oxygen. In recent years a large Tesco Supermarket has been built a short drive away. On the A3102 is a regular bus service between Chippenham and Swindon rail stations (approximately every 20 minutes during the day) that travels through Calne, Calne Tesco Superstore, Lyneham and Royal Wootton Bassett.

Outlined in further detail as follows;

Open to the living room and door to the dining family room.

LIVING ROOM 4.57m x 4.11m (15′ x 13’6)
The focal point of the room is a brick Inglenook fireplace with timber mantle, exposed stonework and a tile hearth. A window offers a view out over the front garden and countryside beyond. Wall light points. Built-in bookcases to each side of the Inglenook. Exposed beams. This room can happily accommodate a number of sofas and further items of sizeable furniture to complement.

DINING ROOM 4.67m x 3.20m (15’4 x 10’6)
This room also has a window offering a view to the front and countryside beyond. There are wall light points. The room can happily accommodate a large dining table, chairs and further dining room furniture. There is also a natural study space to one side of the room. A glazed door opens into the dining kitchen. A balustrade staircase rises up to the first floor.

DINING KITCHEN 4.14m x 3.99m (13’7 x 13’1)
The dining kitchen is arranged to offer a natural space for large dining table and chairs. There is a selection of built-in cabinets with work surfaces and tile finishes. To one side are cabinets in a dresser style with built-in shelves. To a further corner is a hob set into the worktop with feature lighting above. Integrated double oven. Inset one and a half enamel sink and drainer with period style mixer taps. Integrated dishwasher. A window offers a view out over the rear patio, garden and orchard beyond. A glazed door opens to the garden room.

GARDEN ROOM 3.91m x 3.89m (12’10 x 12’9)
A dual aspect room with windows that look out over the rear patio, garden and orchard beyond. A French door opens out onto a further shingled area which is ideal for outside dining and entertaining. This allows the living space to expand in fine weather. A door opens to the utility and a further door opens to a store cupboard housing the central heating boiler. The garden room offers room for sofas, chairs and dresser if required.

UTILITY ROOM 1.75m x 1.70m (5’9 x 5’7)
A window views out over the rear garden and orchard beyond. There is a fitted worktop and underneath is room for a washing machine and a dryer. Doors open to the boot room and to the guest cloakroom

GUEST CLOAKROOM 1.60m x 0.91m (5’3 x 3′)
A window with privacy glass, water closet and a wash basin.

BOOT ROOM/WORKSHOP 2.90m x 2.31m plus 1.75m x 0.91m hall (9’6 x 7’7 p
An inner hallway opens to the boot room and there is a door to the studio/bedroom three. A door with privacy glass opens out onto the rear garden. There is a built-in cabinet with stainless steel sink and drainer. There is space for further machinery or a workbench for example.

STUDIO/BEDROOM THREE 5.13m x 4.22m (16’10 x 13’10)
The studio offers a multitude of current uses (guest bedroom, extra living room, study or a combination of all). There are also future annex possibilities because of the proximity to the boot room, guest cloakroom and utility. This large room has two windows that look out over the front garden and countryside beyond. There is room for numerous items of sizeable furniture.

Doors lead to the upper bedrooms and shower room. Access to the loft and there is an airing cupboard.

MASTER BEDROOM 4.80m x 4.14m (15’9 x 13’7)
A triple aspect room that offers far-reaching views from all three windows. The room offers space for a super king-size bed and extra furniture to complement. To one side of the room are built-in wardrobes, six door, plus high level storage.

BEDROOM TWO 3.28m x 1.68m (10’9 x 5’6)
A window offers rural views to the front. There is room for a single bed and extra furniture. Built in cabinet.

SHOWER ROOM 2.74m x 2.29m (9′ x 7’6)
Placed to one side is a deep walk in double shower which has tiling to three sides plus a shower screen. There is a water closet and a pedestal wash basin. Window.

Outlined a little more detail as follows;

A gravel drive stretches across the front of the home and allows for vehicle turning. The drive leads to the garage placed to one side, a gated side access to the rear garden and the front access door with storm awning over.

DETACHED GARAGE WORKSHOP 6.05m x 3.12m (19’10 x 10’3)
An excellent sized garage with an area for a workshop. Power and light. Double door access to the front for vehicles and there is a stable door to the rear garden. At the end of the garage is a built in work bench. Two windows offer a view to the side. To the rear of the garage (exterior) is a wood store and covered oil tank.

Placed adjacent to the garden room and boot room is a very generous hard standing garden. Ideal for outside dining entertaining and pot plant display. From here there is access to the wood store, garage and steps rise up to the main patio.
The main patio is shaped and views down the garden to the orchard and over countryside. The positioning is wonderful for relaxation and is another perfect area for entertaining. From here you step onto the main garden.

The main garden has a wide and long flat lawn that is well suited for recreation or areas for future cultivation. There are a number of flower beds with mature planting and it is bounded by both hedge and fence. To one side and close to the patio is a well and there is also a pond further down the garden.
The bottom section of the garden offers an orchard with numerous apple trees. There is a storage shed and the garden backs onto countryside.

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