A stunning detached historical 5 bedroom Grade II Listed village house in a private setting in the heart of this desirable village in approx. 1/3 acre.
Yew Tree Cottage sits in the middle of its grounds
in a secluded position back from the High Street in
the heart of this village. Burbage is on the edge of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the borders of Savernake Forest. The village has excellent local facilities including, primary school, shop, post office, 2 public houses, a doctor’s surgery and Farm Shop. The larger market town of Marlborough is some 5 miles away which offers more extensive shopping facilities as well as a variety of bars, coffee shops and boutiques. Several schools including St Francis, Dauntseys, St John’s and Marlborough College are all within easy reach. Communications are excellent with the M4 motorway (J14-13 miles, J15-16 miles), Great Bedwyn and Pewsey stations linking with London Paddington about 1 hour. The larger centres of Swindon and Newbury are within easy driving distance of about 30 minutes.
This handsome Grade II listed house, parts of which date back to the 15th century with further additions in the 17th century and is constructed of white washed rendered elevations with timber beams under a thatched roof.
The property has been well maintained and is beautifully presented with flexible downstairs accommodation. The kitchen/breakfast and large utility room are fitted with a handmade John Lewis of Hungerford kitchen with a variety of base and wall mounted units providing fantastic storage with a large fitted range and dish washer. The house has a number of period features including exposed beams, inglenook fireplace and bread oven. The property is decorated neutrally throughout in bright fresh shades. The drawing room has a stunning stone fireplace and timber beams. There is a beautiful Amdega conservatory providing extra entertaining/living space and the downstairs is warm and welcoming. Upstairs there are five bedrooms all of a good size complimented by a well-appointed family bathroom and a downstairs shower room.
The property is approached from the village High
Street via a driveway with plenty of parking. There
is also a double garage with potential (subject to
planning) the current owner has plans drawn up for an oak framed structure. There is a private sun terrace behind the garage and the well tended large garden is mainly laid to lawn with shrubs, perennials, and pretty flower border enclosed by hedging. A delightful cottage garden. There is also a charming outbuilding with power and light set back from the driveway. 2 sun terraces and entertaining areas.