West Overton, Marlborough, Wiltshire

£450,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A beautiful light and airy character house in a sought after village on the outskirts of Marlborough. Meux House was built in the 1880's as an estate house for the Meux Estate. The property has a lovely feel with many period features. The living room has an attractive brick fireplace housing a wood burning stove set on a flag stone hearth and leads into a good sized dining room with bi-fold doors. The kitchen has tiled flooring and a matching range of wall and base units and fitted cooker. A useful cloakroom completes the ground floor accommodation. Three double bedrooms are complemented by a modern bathroom fitted with a white suite and tiled floor. The gardens are stunning! To the front are lawns with flower and shrub borders enclosed by picket fencing and mature hedging with Sarsen wall to the front and slate path To the rear further lawned gardens stretch up to open fields and views over open countryside. Stocked with a variety of mature plants, shrubs and flowers along with raised vegetable beds to the far boundary. There is a useful garden shed, garage and driveway parking. The property has great potential to extend to the side and the current owners have had architect's drawings done for a wonderful extension (not submitted though) which are available to view upon request.

Situation

West Overton is one of a string of villages that lies in the Kennet valley to the West of Marlborough. Marlborough itself is an historic market town located in the heart of Wiltshire and noted for its wide and picturesque high street and The College. The town provides excellent shopping facilities together with a twice weekly market, numerous cafes, restaurants and pubs and those with country and leisure pursuits are also well catered for (Golf Club and Leisure Centre). There is a good choice of both state and private education, with an Ofsted 'Outstanding' secondary school in Marlborough and Ofsted 'Good' and 'Outstanding' primary schools in neighbouring villages. The town is well located within easy motoring distance of the larger employment centres of Swindon, Salisbury Newbury. The M4 Motorway (J16) providing fast road access to London, Bristol, and the West Country and rail links can be found in the nearby villages of Pewsey and Great Bedwyn with both offering services to London.

Property Information

Local Authority: Wiltshire Council

Council Tax Band: D

Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected. Oil fired central heating system. Good broadband at 38MBS

EPC Rating: D

Directions

From Marlborough, proceed out of the town in a westerly direction on the A4 Bath Road. Continue on this road through Fyfield and by the Bell Inn, signed West Overton, turn left. Proceed into the village by turning left and then bear right by the white thatched cottage where number 66 can be found on the left.

Plans

Please note the owners have had plans drawn up by an architect for a delightful 2 storey extension to the side but these have not been submitted. These are available to view upon request from the agent.

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