Coombe Lane, Goatacre, SN11


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  • Bedrooms: 4
A charming Victorian cottage extended and modernised to provide spacious accommodation, but keeping many of the original features, and outstanding gardens, extending to just over one acre. Outside is a detached double garage with attic above, large summerhouse, pond and outbuildings. There is also a separate modern building annexe with services, which has a separate tarmac road entrance, currently being used as 4 garages/workshop plus a large office space. It could easily be converted into a variety of uses.


Goatacre is a small historic village with a large cricket heart having won through to the village finals twice at Lords and is centred around a fully licensed village hall and cricket grounds. Local shops, post office and vet are in Lyneham approximate 1 mile away. The village is situated some 9 miles south west of Swindon, which has a mainline station to London (Paddington). Motorway access is at J16 & J17 of the M4 motorway, providing easy access to London and Bristol.


Ivydene is a most attractive village house of early Victorian origin constructed principally of stone elevations with red brick cornerstones. Internally, the house provides well-arranged and interesting accommodation over two floors and from the property there are some wonderful views over the beautifully landscaped and mature gardens. Features within the house include an entrance hall with oak floor and original bread oven door. A Drawing room with a stone and brick fireplace inset with a multi-fuel wood burner, a well-proportioned and characterful dining room, again with a fireplace, exposed stone and beams and oak doors. The study has been fitted with bespoke wood bookshelves and cupboards. There is a large conservatory with elm shelving and underfloor heating. The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a range of wooden units with work surfaces and includes a Built-in oven and hob and an array of integrated appliances. A utility room has space and plumbing for white goods, plenty of work surfaces and a door to the gardens.

The first floor is approached via an attractive hand-crafted staircase to modern bathroom with shower above and mirrored cupboard built-in, four spacious bedrooms, three with built-in wardrobes and vaulted ceilings with original beams. The master bedroom with vaulted ceiling benefits from an en-suite shower room and large walk-in wardrobe.


Mains electricity, water and mains drainage. Oil central heating. Photo volatic cells. Green Deal with 12 years remaining, giving an income of £2,400 per annum. Telephone lines subject to the usual transfer regulations. (no tests to the suitability of services hae been carried out and intending purchasers should commission their own tests if required.


On entering the village of Goatacre from the direction of Lyneham, take the left hand turn into Goatacre Lane and following the road around to the right, where the property will be found on the right hand side of the lane.

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