A substantial detached family house in an idyllic peaceful location enjoying rural views with approximately 3 acres.
South Farm Cottage is located in a rural area between the villages of Ogbourne St. George and Chiseldon, within sight of the Marlborough Downs. Chiseldon provides a broad range of day to day facilities, with a shop, a Post Office, 2 public houses and an hotel. There are livery stables and equestrian facilities nearby.
There is a fabulous off road hacking in an Area Of
Outstanding Natural Beauty on the Marlborough
Downs and the Ridgeway. The larger regional centre of Swindon lies approx. 7 miles to the north, and Marlborough 8 miles to the south. Communications are excellent, with access to Junctions 15 and 16 of the M4 and there are train links to London Paddington, Cheltenham, Bristol and the West. A range of schools in the area including primary and secondary schools in Chiseldon and Wroughton, Pinewood at Bourton,
Marlborough College, St Margaret’s preparatory school, and St Mary’s Calne.
South Farm Cottage is a sizeable detached property built from part rendered brick elevations under a slate tiled roof, relieved with upvc double glazing throughout. The property dates back to 1919 and offers flexible family living over 2 floors. All the rooms benefit from glorious views across open countryside.
The present owners have maintained the property but there is still further potential to extend and refurbish/update with the necessary consents.
The reception rooms are all accessed from the
spacious entrance hall, with a contemporary kitchen/ breakfast/family room offering superb living space which looks onto the south/westerly gardens and land. There are 5 spacious bedrooms on the first floor which are complimented by 2 well-appointed bathrooms and a shower room, toilet and sauna on the ground floor.
South Farm Cottage is approached via a private road to a large gated, gravelled parking area with
Paths leads to the rear garden which is mainly laid to lawn with mature hedging interspersed with specimen trees and pergola as well as flower and shrub borders. To the rear there is access to an orchard and welldrained paddocks, fenced with post and rail, and amounting to approx. 3 acres in total.
There is a brick workshop under a tiled roof with
power and water and also a wooden field shelter.
There are plenty of riding routes out from the
property onto The Ridgeway and Marlborough Downs.