Market Place, Box, Wiltshire

Market Place

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Reception Rooms

4 bedroom house for sale

  • Reference Number 27761215
  • Agent Strakers Corsham
  • Agent Number 01249712039

Guide price £435,000

About this property

Grade II listed and located in the heart of this thriving village this is a fine double fronted cottage believed to date from the 17th century and full of period charm and character. Fronting what would have been the Old London Road, now a quiet backwater the property has accommodation over three floors and is entered through a hard wood door which leads directly into the main living room. In addiction there is a separate dining room/play room, dining area and kitchen with Rayburn cooker. The first floor has two double bedrooms and a family bathroom whilst a further flight of stairs leads to the loft rooms with part exposed stone walls and A frame roof trusses. The cottage has a plethora of further period features including exposed stone walls and fireplaces. There is secondary glazing whilst most of the ground floor has underfloor heating with radiators upstairs. Externally there is a good sized enclosed rear garden. The property is sold with NO ONWARD CHAIN and a viewing is recommended to see what this cottage and village has to offer.

Directions
From our office in Corsham bear right onto Pickwick Road and continue over the first two roundabouts. At the third turn left onto the A4 and follow the signs to Bath. As you enter the village of box itself approximately three miles from the last roundabout take the third turning on your left hand side and continue down the hill to the market place. The property can be found a little further along and on your right hand side.

Situation
Box is a pretty and popular Wiltshire village offering an excellent range of local facilities which include post office, general stores, newsagent, butchers, chemist, library, doctors surgery, public houses, church and local primary school. Renowned for its famous links to Isambard kingdom Brunel and his famous GWR railway and Box tunnel there is also a large and impressive park which caters so well for families in particular. Located in the rolling Wiltshire countryside on the edge of the Cotswolds. The world heritage Georgian City of Bath (circa 6 miles) offers a comprehensive range of facilities, as does Bristol a little further along the A4 and with good motorway links to Bristol, Swindon and London. There are also mainline railway links to London, Bristol and Swindon from Bath and Chippenham, junctions 17 and 18 respectively.

Accommodation
Entrance
The property is accessed

Sitting room
Georgian style stone mullion window to the front with secondary glazing, exposed ceiling beams, a feature Bath stone inglenook fireplace with an inset log burner, part exposed stone walls, stairs rising to the first floor landing, stone tiled flooring with underfloor heating, TV point, cupboard housing electric meters, open plan to the dining area and a door to.

Dining room/play room
Georgian style stone mullion window to the front with secondary glazing, exposed ceiling beam and attractive part exposed stone wall, dresser built into the fireplace recess, dresser and an open fireplace and flag stone effect flooring with under floor heating.

Breakfast area
Assessed from the sitting room the breakfast area has a Georgian window and door leading to the rear garden, flag stone flooring with underfloor heating and open plan to the kitchen.

Kitchen
Two Georgian windows to the rear looking onto the rear garden and a barn door leading onto the garden and fitted with a range of bespoke base and glass fronted wall units with Oak worktops and a Belfast sink with mixer taps. There is space for fridge freezer, Rayburn cooker and attractive exposed stone walls, tiled splash backs and flag stone flooring flooring.

First floor
Landing
Single Georgian style window to the front, airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder, radiator, exposed ceiling beam, stairs rising to the top floor landing with fantastic Oak boarding to the stair wall side and doors to.

Bedroom
Stone mullion Georgian window to the front with secondary glazing, exposed ceiling beam, radiator, cupboard with hanging and shelving space and a fantastic Bath stone feature fireplace with an inset fire and grate.

Bathroom
Obscure window to the rear and fitted with a white suite which includes a wall mounted sink, close coupled W.C., panel tiled bath, shaving point, part exposed stone wall, tiled splash backs and tiled flooring.

Bedroom
Stone mullion Georgian window to the front with secondary glazing, built in wardrobes with hanging and shelving space, fantastic cast iron feature fireplace, exposed ceiling beam and an interesting feature being the side window blocked many years ago maybe as a result of the window tax.

Top floor
Doors to both loft rooms.

Bedroom
Window to the front and a double glazed sky light to the rear. There are part exposed stone walls and a radiator and very useful storage space built into the eaves. A very sturdy and stunning feature of the loft is the A framed roof trusses.

Bedroom
The second loft room also has a glazed sky light to the rear and a window to the side. There are part exposed stone walls and a radiator and very useful storage space built into the eaves. Once again a stunning feature of the loft is the A framed roof trusses.

Exterior
Rear garden
The spacious rear garden is accessed from the dining area and kitchen directly onto the patio. This opens to the main garden which is laid to lawn and has an arrangement of established bushes and shrubs. The garden is enclosed by a mixture of fencing and stone wall and has a small stream to the side. At the gardens end there is a decked area and large shed.

Key Features

Market Place, Box, Wiltshire
  • Period Double Fronted Cottage
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Two Receptions
  • Wealth of Character
  • Period Features
  • Pretty Enclosed Garden
  • Period Features
  • NO ONWARD CHAIN

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Address

6 High Street Corsham Wiltshire SN13 0HB

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01249712039

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