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Brinkworth, Wiltshire

£425,000 Freehold

4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 4 Receptions


Situated halfway between Malmesbury and Wootton Bassett, this delightful detached house is at the top of School Hill, in an elevated position with far reaching views over the Dauntsey Vale. The property is in the centre of the village, and within walking distance of the school, church, hall and pub, and was once the village reading room. Part of the house is over 300 years old, and provides charming features such as exposed wall and ceiling timbers, a fireplace with the original bread oven, and a small, old, "secret" staircase.

The original cottage has been extended and is now a spacious and comfortable family home. It offers three reception rooms and a good sized kitchen/breakfast room with an Aga. Two of the bedrooms are in the original cottage part of the house, ideal for children. There is a large landing leading to another double bedroom and the big family bathroom, which has a roll top bath, bidet and walk in shower. The central staircase also leads to a small landing with another large double bedroom, a separate room with shower and toilet, and an airing cupboard.
There are well maintained gardens surrounding the house, with a large vegetable plot, pathways, a patio and a decking area, all with a beautiful outlook up to the church. There is a variety of mature shrubs and lawns to the front and rear.
There is a block paved driveway leading to the garage. Further benefits include oil fired central heating and no onward chain. The village of Brinkworth is situated between Malmesbury and Wootton Bassett, and is easily accessible to M4 Motorway J16 or J17, making Swindon or Bristol within easy reach. Mainline railway service is available from Swindon, a regular bus service runs to Swindon and Malmesbury. The village boasts a primary and nursery school; private schools can be found in nearby Dauntsey and Malmesbury; two public houses and Parish Church. The village is claims to be the longest village in England, some c.7 miles long.
PORCH Door to front. Double glazed window to front aspect. Tiled flooring. Door to:
ENTRANCE HALL Doors to dining room and laundry and aspect. WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Shaver point and
light. Radiator.
LAUNDRY 7' 1" x 6' 1" (2.16m x 1.85m) Double glazed window to rear aspect. Stable door to rear garden. Work top with space and plumbing for automatic washing machine.
DINING ROOM 13' 9" x 10' 7" (4.19m x 3.23m) Double glazed lead effect window to front aspect. Original bread oven with timber lintel and brick surround. Door to storage cupboard. Exposed beams. Door to hidden staircase to first floor. Radiator. Wall light point.
INNER HALL Parquet flooring. Doors to kitchen and lounge.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 23' 9" x 18' 0" (7.24m x 5.49m) Double glazed window to side and rear aspect. Double glazed door to rear garden. Fitted kitchen comprising: one and a half bowl stainless steel drainer unit with cupboards below. Further range of matching cupboards and drawers at both eye and base level. Tiled work surface. Aga with added 4 ring electric hob. Area for fridge and freezer. Recess for automatic dishwasher. Boiler serving the central heating and hot water. Television point. Sky eye.
LOUNGE 17' 8" x 14' 0" (5.38m x 4.27m) Double glazed windows to side aspects. Fireplace with wood burning stove and wooden mantle. Stairs rising to first floor. French doors to front garden.
READING ROOM 14' 0" x 12' 11" (4.27m x 3.94m) Double glazed lead effect window to side aspect. Double glazed bay window to front aspect. Exposed Oak flooring.
Radiator. Wall light points.
LANDING Stairs rising from the ground floor. Doors to all bedrooms, family bathroom and shower room. Door to storage cupboard.
BEDROOM 1 14' 9" x 14' 1" (4.5m x 4.29m) Double glazed lead effect windows to front and side. Sloping ceilings with beams. Radiator. Telephone point.
Television point. Sky eye. Recessed lighting.
BEDROOM 2 14' 7" x 12' 10" (4.44m x 3.91m) Double glazed lead effect window to front aspect. Second staircase to dining room. Exposed beams. Chimney breast. Radiator. Door to:
BEDROOM 4 13' 6" x 10' 3" (4.11m x 3.12m) Double glazed lead effect window to front aspect. Sloping ceiling with exposed beams and recessed ceiling beams. Radiator.
BEDROOM 3 18' 0" x 9' 0" (5.49m x 2.74m) Double glazed window to side and rear aspect. Built in wardrobes. Telephone point. Television point. Sky eye. Radiator.
Recessed ceiling. Beautiful views of the country side.
SHOWER ROOM Walk in shower with shower over. Tiled splash backs. WC. Wash hand basin. Extractor fan. Shaver point and light. Radiator.
BATHROOM Obscure Double glazed window to side aspect. Fitted suite comprising: Roll top bath with hand held shower attachment over. Pedestal wash hand basin. Walk in shower with shower over. Tiled splash backs. Bidet. Shaver point and light. Two heated towel rails.
REAR GARDEN Good sized rear garden with an abundance of colour and maturity. Well stocked flower beds, shrubs and trees. To the side can be found a vegetable garden, patio with pergola over. There are also pleasant views towards the church from the rear garden.
FRONT GARDEN Pathway to front door. Driveway with ample parking. Lawn area with mature shrubs.
DRIVEWAY Brick paved driveway leading to garage.
GARAGE Single up and over door. Power and light. Window and personal door to side.
1. MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS 2003 - Intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at a later stage and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing the sale. 2: These particulars do not constitute part or all of an offer or contract. 3: The measurements indicated are supplied for guidance only and as such must be considered incorrect. 4: Potential buyers are advised to recheck the measurements before committing to any expense. 5: Forefront has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services and it is the buyer's interests to check the working condition of any appliances. 6: Forefront has not sought to verify the legal title of the property and the buyers must obtain verification from their solicitor.

Key Features

Detached House
Three/Four Bedrooms
Period Features
Stunning Gardnes
Three Reception Rooms
Kitchen/Breakfast Room
Pleasant Views
Gas Central Heating
Driveway & Garage
No onward Chain


Location Brinkworth, Wiltshire

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