Black Dog Cottages, Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, SN4


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  • Bedrooms: 5
A substantial semi-detached property with fantastically spacious living accommodation set within c.0.5 acres of attractive gardens, together with ample off-street parking and an outbuilding with annexe potential. Accommodation briefly comprises: Three receptions rooms to include: generous sitting room and attractive orangery, well-fitted kitchen with separate utility, further reception room with solid fuel burner, five double bedrooms and three bathrooms/shower rooms. There is much character throughout to include many original features to include beamed ceilings and flagstone floors.


Thriving market town to the west of Swindon with excellent road links to the M4 motorway. It is an attractive old town with origins dating back to the Saxon times. The meaning here is wood settlement, from two Saxon words wudu and tun. It was Wdetun in 680, Wodeton in the Domesday Book and a more recognisable Wutton in 1229. Bassett is from Alan Basset who owned the manor in 1230. The modern Royal Wootton Bassett still provides a good range of local shopping and recreational facilities, as well as an infant school, and secondary school. There is also a bank and doctors surgery. Nearby is Wiltshire Golf Club with it's 27 hole golf course, restaurant and bar, large swimming pool, state of the art gymnasium, large function room and hotel.


4 Black Dog Cottages is a substantial family home benefitting from well proportioned flexible accommodation throughout, retaining a wealth of character features to include exposed brickwork, timber latch doors, flagstone flooring and original beams. The cottage is located on the outskirts of Royal Wootton Bassett with fantastic links to the M4 motorway and within easy driving distance of nearby Swindon and market towns Malmesbury and Cricklade.

To the ground floor there is a well fitted kitchen with a range of matching base and eye level units with work tops over, integrated electric oven with induction hob over, extractor fan and stainless steel double bowl basins with mixer taps over and Peninsular breakfast island with units under and attractive flagstone flooring. There is a separate utility room benefitting from basin and W.C. The kitchen has been thoughtfully extended with the fantastic addition of an open-plan Orangery which leads into the sitting room with attractive solid fuel burner and hexagonal extended dining area with double doors leading to the rear garden. There is a further reception room, also benefitting from solid fuel burner and an entrance hall with front door and stairs leading to the upper floors.


To the first floor there are four double bedrooms together with family bathroom comprising bath, separate shower, pedestal wash hand basin and W.C.

The second floor is dedicated to the impressive master suite with generous double bedroom, benefitting from Eaves storage. The shower room is of fantastic size providing potential for a luxury bathroom and currently includes walk in shower with dwarf wall boundary and dwarf doors separating from basin and W.C with exposed timber flooring.


There is a small frontage to the property, enclosed by half height brick walling and wrought iron gate. Gated access to the main garden which is positioned to the side of the property.

The main garden is very private and enclosed by strong timber fencing and mature hedging. Substantial, double, wrought iron gates to the end of the garden provide access to the large gravelled driveway providing parking for at least ten vehicles. There is a generous lawn, pergola covered walk way with fruit vines and honeysuckles. A wonderful patio area provides al fresco dining area with a covered barbeque station. Garden pond. Garden storage sheds.


A substantial annexe with light and power provides living area and could be used as a home office, an annexe or, games/family room.


Mains electricity, and water with private drainage (septic tank). Oil central heating. Telephone lines subject to the usual transfer regulations. (No tests to the suitability of services have been carried out and intending purchasers should commission their own tests if required)


Euclid Street, Swindon, Wiltshire SN1 2JH. Telephone : 01793 463000.

Council Tax Band: E.

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