The Old Bakehouse, Silver Street, Minety, Nr Malmesbury


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  • Bedrooms: 4
A detached renovated home (1834 sq ft), formerly the village bakery, with DECEPTIVELY SPACIOUS ACCOMODATION. 4 double bedrooms, bathroom and shower room. Hall, large sitting/dining room, good sized kitchen/breakfast room, garden room and well proportioned study/4th bedroom. Garage, driveway parking, enclosed sunny rear garden.

The Property

This individual detached home is thought to date from the late 1800's and was the village bakery and grain store until the early 1970's. The current owners purchased in 1996 and in 2007 completely refurbished the property throughout. Works included re-roofing, re-plumbing, re-wiring and adding extra insulation, The boiler and plumbing were replaced, as were the windows with wooden double glazed units. In 2015 a new timber clad garage was erected and, at the rear of the house is a manageable garden, enjoying a sunny south-westerly aspect.

The Accommodation

The front door leads into a tiled hall with a useful storage cupboard off. The large sitting/dining room has painted ceiling beams and a log burner. Stairs lead off to the first floor with a cupboard under. Adjacent, a door leads into a lobby with a shower room off, which has a utility cupboard housing the washing machine and the water softener. At the front is a large dual aspect study with plenty of storage cupboards and access to the roof space over, which has a ladder and light. The garden room at the rear has a tiled floor and access to the garden. The dual aspect kitchen/breakfast room has a part vaulted ceiling and free standing units including a Belfast sink. The flooring is terracotta tiles and there is access to the garden. On the first floor, the landing is well lit by a large roof light. There are three double bedrooms, all with high ceilings, while the largest has one wall of fitted wardrobes. The family bathroom has a shower over the bath and extensive tiling.


A gated entrance from the road leads to a gravelled drive and parking area in front of the garage. A picket fence and gate, combined with fences all around the garden, make it dog and child proof. There is an area of lawn, shrubs, trees, a paved patio and a log store behind the garage. At the front is a screened off area housing the oil tank and bin storage.


6.53m by 2.99m (21'5 by 9'10 )

Double doors to front, side door, power and light. Chiefly boarded loft space for storage.


Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected. The external oil fired boiler supplies central heating and hot water. Council Tax Band E - £2153.92 payable for 2019/20. EPC rating D-64.


Minety is a lively village with a strong sense of community which boasts a pre-school and excellent primary school serving the local area. The village has a wide variety of clubs and activities, a village hall, well respected local rugby club, tennis club and two public houses. A wider range of amenities can be found in the nearby towns of Cricklade, Malmesbury, Cirencester and Swindon which are all within easy reach. Whilst enjoying an enviable rural location, Minety is convenient for the local road and rail network with stations at Kemble and Swindon and the M4 readily accessible at nearby Wootton Bassett.

Directions to SN16 9QU

From Malmesbury proceed east towards Cricklade on the B4040. On reaching Minety, at the crossroads turn left into Silver Street. Proceed for about 500 yards and the property is on your left hand side, prior to the entrance to Silver Close, and denoted by our For Sale board.

While we take care to ensure the accuracy of our information the following points should be noted: All measurements and distances are approximate. No tests as to the condition or suitability of any services, fixtures or fittings have been carried out and intending purchasers must make their own enquiries. Fitted carpets, curtains and garden ornaments are excluded from the sale unless otherwise stated. Any plans and photographs are illustrative and do not imply such items are included in the sale. These particulars are issued on the understanding that all negotiations are conducted through Blount & Maslin. They are believed to be correct, but their accuracy is not guaranteed.

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