56 High Street, Malmesbury

£485,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A charming and beautifully restored period townhouse (1276 sq ft) with a lovely walled garden.

3 bedrooms, bathroom and shower room. Sitting room, living room with study area,

large kitchen/dining room. Parking space close-by by separate arrangement.

The Property

This Grade II Listed home dates from the late 18th Century and has a mid 19th Century shop front, the current living room having previously traded as an antique shop. The current owners purchased in 2011 and set about the painstaking task of remodelling and renovating the property, with great attention to detail, into a wonderful family home. The essentially open-plan ground floor has engineered oak flooring and is ideal for family living. The first floor sitting room with a vaulted ceiling, and the enclosed garden, are both delightful features.

The Accommodation

The front door leads into a tiled hall with a door to the covered passageway that leads to the garden. There are two doors into the living room. which has space for a study area. There is a handsome fireplace with gas fire and window shutters. Leading off is a useful cloakroom, with the large split-level and dual aspect kitchen/dining room beyond. This has a good range of units concealing the integrated fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and gas boiler. There is a Rangemaster stove with extractor over and granite work surfaces. On the first floor, at the rear, is the dual aspect sitting room, a delightful room with a vaulted ceiling and exposed beams, together with a fireplace with a gas fire. The dual aspect main bedroom has excellent wardrobes, an ornamental Victorian grate and an under-stair cupboard. The family bathroom has a double ended bath and separate shower enclosure. On the second floor, there are two further bedrooms with dormer windows, and a shower room.

Attic storage space (not shown on floor plan)

There is a large boarded attic space over the second floor bedrooms with power and light, perfect for storage, plus a second boarded storage space accessed from the sitting room.

Outside

Creating this wonderful rear garden was a labour of love. It is level and enclosed with stone walls, pleached trees and trellis affording excellent privacy. There is a large paved area for al-fresco entertaining, a lawn, well stocked borders and a further paved area at the rear, adjacent to a useful shed. The garden has power and lighting for those barmy summer evenings that end up drifting long into the night.

General

All mains connected. The gas boiler is in the kitchen. Council Tax Band D - £2,114.59 payable for 2021/22. There is no EPC as the property is Listed.

Parking space

Note from the owners on their parking space. We rent a space in St John's Street which can be taken on by separate arrangement. The person we rent from has confirmed this would be a private arrangement between them and a future purchaser, and is not in any way linked to this house purchase or any future sale of the property.

Location

Malmesbury lies close to the border of Wiltshire and Gloucestershire, 14 miles south of Cirencester and 10 miles north of Chippenham, with Swindon 16 miles to the east and Bath 24 miles to the west. It has a good selection of shops including a Waitrose supermarket, a regular farmers' market, a library, museum, leisure centre with pool, two primary schools and an Ofsted rated Outstanding secondary school. It is also home to the UK headquarters of Dyson, who employ over 3000 people. J17 of the M4, 5 miles south, provides access to the area's major employment centres and there are trains to Paddington in just over an hour from Chippenham, Kemble and Swindon.

Directions to SN16 9AT

From M4 junction 17 proceed north to Malmesbury on the A429. On reaching the Priory roundabout on the outskirts of the town take the first left, proceed over the river by the Silk Mills. Proceed up the High Street and the property can be found on the right hand side.

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Blount & Maslin

50 High Street, Malmesbury, Wiltshire

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