Church Lane, Rodbourne,

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
A rare opportunity to purchase a beautifully presented country cottage located in an idyllic rural setting, amid landscaped gardens enjoying stunning uninterrupted views over open countryside. With origins dating back to 1890, the cottage retains character and charm typical of the period to include attractive stone and red brick elevations and dry stone walling. Restored, extended and thoughtfully modernised by the current owners in recent years to an exceptional specification to include the creation of a magnificent open plan kitchen/breakfast room with bi-folding patio doors and a skylight window. The ground floor comprises an entrance porch opening into a hallway with wide, gently rising staircase to the first floor, a charming sitting room and separate family room, both rooms featuring period fireplaces with wood burning stoves. The bright and spacious kitchen/breakfast room is a particular feature of the cottage with a central island complimented by a range of integrated appliances and a stunning SMEG range cooker. There is a useful utility room and downstairs shower room.

The first floor boasts two double bedrooms with lovely views over towards the village church, a further single bedroom and a family bathroom with freestanding roll top bath. Externally the cottage sits amid thoughtfully designed and easy to maintain landscaped gardens with a large decked patio bordered by attractive raised flower beds with a mix of flagstone paving and gravel. Double gates to the front open onto the driveway with ample parking and turning space. There is an attractive timber framed double garage which is currently used as a workshop and log store however this could easily be converted to be used as a garage. To the rear of the garden a stone building has been converted to additional living space, currently a gym and single garage. A pathway at the rear leads around to a thriving raised vegetable garden.


The property stands in an idyllic, rural settings on a tranquil lane with stunning views over the surrounding countryside. Rodbourne is a small, attractive hamlet located approximately two and a half miles south of Malmesbury. Open fields and beautiful countryside surround the hamlet, which comprises mainly quaint cottages, period houses and small farms. The neighbouring village of Great Somerford, about a mile away has an excellent village store/post office, a public house and primary school. Malmesbury boasts a range of excellent independent shops, a Waitrose, charming cosy pubs, 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.


Tenure: Freehold

EPC Rating: F

Council Tax Band: D

Mains water, electricity, LPG gas fired central heating, Gigaclear available.

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