A beautiful thatched house with the most delightful landscaped gardens in the heart of this popular village.
White House Cottage is discreetly situated within Burdett Street in the centre of the village. Ramsbury is a highly regarded Kennet Valley village with an active village community which offers good day-to-day amenities with various shops, pubs, a health care practice, an Outstanding (as graded by Ofsted) primary school and excellent shopping facilities. The market towns of Marlborough and Hungerford are close at hand, whilst the larger commercial centres of Swindon and Newbury are about 14 and 15 miles respectively. The M4 motorway can be accessed at Junction 14 (about 7 miles) or Junction15 (about 12 miles) and there are trains to London Paddington from Swindon, Hungerford and Newbury. The surrounding downland countryside is designated as an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’ and numerous footpaths and bridleways surround the village. The property is in the catchment area for St. John's School in Marlborough and conveniently located for both Dauntsey's School and Marlborough College.
White House Cottage is a Grade II Listed property providing a deceptively spacious house built in 1652 with rendered brick elevations, exposed timbers under a thatch roof. The house has been maintained to a high standard offering a mix of period and contemporary style. The space within the property has been used to create a sophisticated finish with period features including exposed wall and ceiling beams, inglenook fireplaces and brickwork. The ground floor accommodation has a generous formal reception room with a door through to a garden room with stone flooring and enjoys views onto the garden. Steps lead down to a newly fitted, modern kitchen/breakfast room with a 4 door Aga (with a gas hob and electric ovens) and doors through to the snug and study. On the first floor there are 5 charming bedrooms and 3 well-appointed bathrooms, including a guest bedroom suite reached by a separate staircase.
White House Cottage is approached via Burdett Street to a parking area and single garage. There is a gravelled area to the front of the property and side gated path to the rear of the property. The rear garden is a hidden gem and is professionally landscaped on different levels with several paved terraced areas, mainly laid to lawn with mature hedging and specimen trees and shrubs, large paved terracing ideal for outdoor entertaining.