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Brewers Lane, Calne, Wiltshire Guide Price £799,950

  • Strakers - Chippenham

    33 - 34 Market Place, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 3HP

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Bedrooms: 5

Imagine living in a secluded setting by the river and within walking distance of high street shopping! Island Cottage is a beautifully presented and spacious 4/5 bedroom home (2937sqft) set in gardens approaching 0.7 acre and a one bedroom self contained annexe- what a fabulous combination! Approached through private gates, the property has a large hall leading off to four reception rooms offering flexible living space. The dual aspect sitting room and snug feature an inviting back-to-back log burning stove. A bespoke handmade kitchen with a central island and breakfast bar leads to a breakfast room, there is a utility and useful downstairs shower room. On the first floor an impressive 18ft Master bedroom suite with refitted en suite and dressing room is complemented by three further bedrooms, a contemporary family bathroom and a further study/bedroom five (accessed through the bathroom). The spacious annexe has a double bedroom, bathroom, living room and kitchen:- ideal for a dependant relative or an income generator by renting it out. Outside there is ample parking, a double garage and a cosy garden room with log burner. Children will enjoy the kids play area whilst adults can take advantage of fishing rights from the fabulous garden.

Directions

From the town centre proceed past the Lansdowne Strand Hotel and out on the A4 London Road towards Marlborough. Take the second Shelburne Road turning on the left and follow this road down the hill, over the bridge and the gates for Island Cottage will be found on the right hand side.

Situation

A fabulous secluded and semi rural position yet conveniently set within 10 minutes walk of the pretty Wiltshire market town of Calne. The town offers plenty of day-to-day amenities including a Leisure Centre with an indoor swimming pool, shops and supermarkets and various pubs and restaurants. Chippenham (about 6 miles) has a mainline station with services to London Paddington and access to the M4 motorway at junction 17. Marlborough, Salisbury and Bath are all within a 30 mile radius. For those with recreational interests there are golf courses at North Wilts and Bowood, riding at Hampsley Hollow and fishing and walks at Blackland Lakes. There are also the archaeological sites of Avebury Stone Circle, Kennet Long Barrow and Silbury Hill within easy travelling distance. There is a good selection of primary and secondary schooling in the locality including St Mary's and John Bentley in Calne, Dauntsey's and Marlborough College.

Accommodation

Entrance Porch

UPVC double glazed door to front and two double glazed windows to front, one to side and tiled flooring.

Entrance Hall

Door to front, window to front, fuse box cupboard and radiator.

Utility Room

UPVC double glazed window to side, one and half bowl single drainer sink unit, plumbing for washing machine, water softener, boiler and immersion tank.

Snug

UPVC double glazed window to front, radiator, feature fire with an inset double sided wood burner stove and stairs leading to first floor.

Shower Room

Shower cubicle with mains shower, wash hand basin, WC, towel rail radiator, wall light, extractor fan, spot lights and part tiled.

Sitting Room

UPVC double glazed window to front, feature window to side, feature fire with a inset double sided wood burner stover and radiator.

Dining Room

UPVC double glazed window to rear and radiator.

Breakfast Room

UPVC double glazed window to side, oak wooden flooring and radiator.

Kitchen

UPVC double glazed window to rear, UPVC double glazed door to side, island with storage, a range of wall and base units, Belfast two bowl sink unit, rolled top work surfaces, space for range style cooker, down spot lighting and oak flooring.

First Floor

Landing

UPVC double glazed window to front, stair leading from ground floor, wall light, smoke alarm and radiator.

Master Bedroom

UPVC double glazed window to front, down spot lighting, wall lights and radiator.

Dressing Room

UPVC double glazed window to rear, fitted wardrobes, radiator and down spot lighting.

Ensuite Bathroom

UPVC double glazed window to rear, shower cubicle, wash hand basin, WC, bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, towel rail radiator, down spot lighting, extractor fan, shaver point, mirror and part tiled.

Bedroom Two

UPVC double glazed window to rear, radiator and loft access.

Bedroom Three

UPVC double glazed to rear, radiator and loft access.

Bedroom Four

UPVC double glazed window to side and radiator.

Bedroom Five/Study

(Accessed through the family bathroom) UPVC double glazed window to front and radiator.

Family Bathroom

Double glazed window to side, wash hand basin, corner bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, radiator, storage cupboard, down spot lighting and part tiled.

Front Garden

Block paved driveway, double gated access, flower beds, superb purpose-built kids' play area, mixture of trees and vegetable plot, access on to the River Marden.

Rear Garden

Mainly laid to lawn, patio sun terrace and gravel areas, enclosed by hedging, well stocked flower beds, steps down to the river, green house, pond, garden shed and pergola.

Garden Room

Two double glazed windows to rear and one to side, two velux windows, tiled flooring, door to side and wood burning stove.

Garage

Power & lighting, eve storage, base unit. One bowl single drainer sink unit, fuse box, plumbing for washing machine, three windows to side and one to rear.

Annexe Accommodation

The annex can be rented out and provide a useful income stream. If rented out then the Council Tax team at Wiltshire Council would need to informed of the fact and then Band 'A' would apply.

Entrance hall

Door to front, loft access and radiator.

Bedroom

UPVC double glazed window to rear and radiator.

Bathroom

UPVC double glazed window to front, w.c, wash hand basin with tiled splash backs, bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, radiator, mirror and part tiled.

Sitting Room

UPVC double glazed windows to front and side, feature fireplace and radiator.

Kitchen

UPVC double glazed window to side, wall and base units, one and half bowl single drainer sink unit, electric over, gas hob with extractor fan over, space for fridge, wooden flooring and radiator.

Annexe Garden

Useful Information

All mains services are connected. Gas fired central heating, new boiler circa 2012 and recently serviced in June 2017.

A sump pump links to the mains drainage.

The owners have 'Riparian' rights over the river thereby enabling them to fish and remove up to 20 tons of water per day (ideal for watering the garden). One sluice gate is owned /maintained by Island Cottage and the other is Wiltshire Council's responsibility. The property has never been flooded and a survey can be produced upon request via the selling agent.

Property is in a Conservation Area.

Band 'F' council tax for main house, annexe has always been exempt and has a restriction that it can only be used for a relative ( Please note a change of use could be applied for through the council).

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.

Your home is at risk if you do not keep up repayments on a mortgage or other loan secured on it.

Neighbourhood average sold house prices

Detached
£268,500

Based on 2 transactions covering the past 5 years. Prices are not adjusted for inflation. Data is supplied by the Land Registry.

  • Strakers - Chippenham

    33 - 34 Market Place, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 3HP

    • Request details

      I would like to:
    • 01249 247206