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£319,950 Oakdene Cottage , Startley
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Occupying a pleasant and private position in this rural setting close to open countryside. Startley is a small hamlet located approximately three miles from the ancient town of Malmesbury. The neighbouring village of Great Somerford, about a mile away has an excellent village store/post office, a public house and primary school. Situated on the edge of the Cotswolds, surrounded by two branches of the River Avon, Malmesbury boasts buildings of golden Cotswold stone and beautiful river walks. Famous for its ancient Abbey and elaborate 15th century Market Cross, there are excellent independent shops, charming cosy pubs, a recently opened Waitrose, friendly cafes, regular farmers' markets and a busy local events schedule. Good road networks radiate to the towns of Cirencester, Chippenham, Swindon, Bath and Bristol, with the M4 readily accessible at either Junction 17 or 16. Train links are available at Chippenham (10 miles) and Swindon with a direct link to London Paddington in around 1 hour 15 minutes.


From our office in Malmesbury proceed down the High Street to the roundabout. Take the third exit onto the A429, signposted Chippenham. After 3/4 mile turn left into Grange Lane, signposted Startley. Continue along this road where the property can be located on the left hand side, denoted by our For Sale board.


CONSERVATORY 13'2 x 9'9   4.01m x 2.97m

Range of double glazed windows and french doors to side, electric wall heater, wall light points, paned door to:


Turn staircase to first floor, built in understairs cupboard, electric wall heater, wall light points.

SITTING ROOM 26'4 x 11'6   8.03m x 3.51m

A double aspect room with two double glazed windows to front, and one to side, exposed ceiling beams, two electric night storage heaters, exposed stone to one wall.

KITCHEN 15'1 x 9'5   4.60m x 2.87m

Inset single bowl sink, mixer tap, range of wall and base units, adjacent work surfaces with tiled surround, double glazed windows to rear and side, stunning rural views, electric wall heater, space for cooker with extractor hood above.


Double glazed window to side, built in airing cupboard, housing lagged hot tank, immersion tank and slatted shelves.

BEDROOM ONE 13'4 x 11'6   4.06m x 3.51m

A double aspect room with double glazed windows to front and side, built in wardrobe, access to loft space.

BEDROOM TWO 11'6 x 9'7   3.51m x 2.92m

Double glazed window to front, built in wardrobe.

BEDROOM THREE 9'7 x 9'5   2.92m x 2.87m

Double glazed window to rear, with far reaching rural views.


White suite comprising panel enclosed panel enclosed spa bath, over bath Triton shower, pedestal wash hand basin, mixer tap, low level W.C., opaque double glazed window, part tiled walls, heated towel rail.



The established gardens are a particular feature being stocked with an abundance of plants, shrubs, perennials and established trees which provide privacy whilst enjoying far reaching panoramic views over paddocks and surrounding countryside. Double gates to the front open onto a gravel driveway.

Key Features

3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms 1 Receptions