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Guide Price £595,000 Woodlands Flistridge Road, Upper Minety
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Situation and Description    

This attractive, detached cottage with period origins is situated in a picturesque and tranquil setting on the rural edge of the village of Upper Minety enjoying stunning rural views over the surrounding countryside. This small rural community is a delightful mix of village houses, ancient farms and beautiful open countryside allowing easy access to Cirencester, Malmesbury, Swindon and Bath.

Located to the north west of the larger village of Minety, situated on the Wiltshire/Gloucestershire border, just six miles from the historic town of Malmesbury, and seven miles from Cirencester with the larger centre of Swindon just ten miles away.

In Minety the local amenities include a public house/restaurant, a highly regarded primary school, a mother and toddler group, a local squash club and a thriving rugby club with an excellent reputation. Access to both junctions sixteen and seventeen of the M4 are also convenient providing road travel to London, Bath and Bristol. An intercity railway link to London Paddington is available from Kemble or from Swindon.

This magnificent cottage sits centrally in the plot and has been extended in the past to provide spacious and versatile accommodation which is arranged over two floors. The interior comprises three principal reception rooms to include a 21'6" x 21' sitting room and 26'10" dining room. The first floor boasts a 26'10" master bedroom with three further bedrooms and a family bathroom.

The property retains a wealth of inherent character and charm to include feature fireplaces and exposed timbers however it is in need of internal modernisation. It has oil fired heating and part double glazing with some secondary glazing. There is potential to extend or re-design the current footprint (subject to planning).

The cottage is accessed over a gravelled drive leading to a parking and turning area in front of a Garage 15'8"x13'11" (4.78x4.23) and Workshop 13'11"x12'6" (4.23x3.80). Adjoining this is a Summerhouse 13'x9'8"(3.95x2.95).


To the front the established garden is predominantly laid to lawn and stocked with a variety of plants, shrubs and trees which provide seclusion.

The formal gardens extend to the side and rear with views over the paddock. There is a large vegetable plot with greenhouse and an orchard at the rear of the garden which backs onto farmland.

In total the cottage and garden extends to about 0.70 acre.

Adjoining the cottage is a level paddock enclosed by hedgerows. The paddock also adjoins Flistridge Road but does not have a separate access.

In total the paddock extends to about 4.10 acres.

The whole of the property is shown edged red for identification purposes only on the aerial photograph and measures in total about 4.80 acres.


Ground Floor
Entrance Hall with staircase off.
Sitting Room 21'6"x21'1"(6.55x6.40) with exposed beams, stone fireplace and under stairs cupboard.
Kitchen 14'8"x12'1"(4.46x3.68) with floor units and wall cupboards, cooker recess, sink with double drainer.
Utility Room 18'11"x9'2"(5.76x2.79) with boiler and door to outside.
Shower Room with shower cubicle, wash hand basin and W.C.
Large Larder Cupboard
Dining Room 26'10"x11'8"(8.18x3.56) with fireplace and bay window.
Study 13'10"x9'1"(4.22x2.79) with door to rear garden.

First Floor
Bedroom 1 26'10"x11'8"(8.18x3.56) with dual aspect windows overlooking garden.
Bedroom 2 21'x10'2"(6.40x3.10) with potential to create an en-suite.
Bedroom 3 16'3"x10'7"(4.96x3.22) with fireplace and cupboard.
Bedroom 4 12'1"x8'8"(3.68x2.65) with dual aspect windows.
Bathroom with panelled bath, wash hand basin and W.C.


To arrange a viewing, contact: Malmesbury Office on 01666 829 292.


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 representation of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. No person in this firms 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.

Key Features

4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 3 Receptions