Enchanting Waterfront Period Home

Forebridge, Little Bedwyn, Marlborough, United Kingdom
GBP|1100000GBP £1,100,000USD $1,225,579
MLS NEW220006
Web code XNOH
Status Pending

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Key Details

Size
2087 M2
Total Beds
5

Overview

Bridge Cottage is a very attractive brick and flint period house in a wonderful location on the edge of Little Bedwyn. The property is beautifully presented throughout with neutral colours creating a fresh and spacious feel, whilst still retaining the original character of the house. The rooms on the ground floor benefit from windows at the front and back and have a lovely outlook along the canal behind the house. There is a charming kitchen/dining room with painted wooden floorboards, smart bespoke cabinetry with wooden worktops, a gas-fired range cooker, and plenty of space for a dining table. The kitchen...

leads through to the sitting room which has a fabulous brick fireplace and logburner, as well as smart painted floorboards and a stable door to the garden. Beyond the sitting room is a delightful conservatory/family room, filled with natural light and looking out across the garden. Next to the kitchen is a useful utility room and cloakroom. There is also a downstairs double bedroom with en suite bathroom, and a smart kitchenette, providing flexibility for use as a separate annexe if required. Upstairs there are four good-sized bedrooms including the main bedroom with en suite shower room, and a family bathroom.Planning permission has been granted for an extension, replacing the conservatory and creating a new kitchen with principal bedroom suite above. Interested parties should make their own enquiries of the local planning authority. PL/2021/09461 Bridge Cottage is approached from the lane across a gravel driveway leading to plenty of parking by the house and beside the pretty garage building. The garage provides excellent storage and has a boarded area in the roof space. The garden lies to the south-west side of the house and is mainly laid to lawn, edged with mature hedges and interspersed with shrubs and trees. There is a paved terrace area beside the house and another paved seating area under a pretty pergola providing a shaded spot for enjoying the beautiful aspect across the canal to the woodland beyond. The garden gate opens directly onto the tow path providing miles of walking and cycling straight from the property. There is a separate home office in the garden.The property is located on the edge of Little Bedwyn, a highly sought-after village surrounded by fabulous rolling countryside offering extensive walking and riding opportunities. The beautiful Kennet and Avon Canal runs alongside the house creating a very tranquil environment. There is a thriving local community in the village, and nearby Great Bedwyn offers a fantastic range of everyday amenities including a village shop, doctors’ surgery and pub, as a well as a direct train service into London Paddington. Marlborough and Hungerford both provide a wide variety of shopping, including several cafes, restaurants and pubs, Waitrose and Tesco supermarkets, two farm shops, and a cinema in Marlborough. Newbury caters for most other daily needs.Road links in the area are very good with easy access to the M4 and A34 linking with London and the West Country. There is a wide choice of schools in the area including Stepping Stones Nursery at Froxfield, Great Bedwyn primary, St John’s Marlborough, Marlborough College, St Francis Pewsey and Pinewood.  

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