1, Park Lane, Sutton Benger

£575,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A CHARMING and very attractive DOUBLE FRONTED Grade II Listed cottage, in a sought after village. 3 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms - one en suite. Character sitting and dining rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, utility and cloakroom. Lovely garden with large outbuilding, off road parking for 3 or 4 cars.

The Property

Dating from the 17th Century, this charming period cottage is double fronted and was purchased by the current owner in 2003. In 2005 permission was granted for a two storey side extension, in keeping with its Listed status. Period features include a number of attractive stone mullion windows, several fireplaces and exposed ceiling beams. There is flagstone flooring throughout the ground floor, with wood flooring upstairs, including original elm boards on the landing. The accommodation flows well and and is well lit by virtue with a number of rooms enjoying a dual aspect. The gardens are equally charming and include a large wooden outbuilding with further potential.

The Accommodation

The front door leads into a hall with a further door into the characterful sitting room. This has dual aspect mullions, a splendid fireplace with original bread oven to the side, and ceiling beams. The dining room next door has another mullion window, together with a mellow brick edged fireplace. There are exposed timbers from a former wall, a built-in china cupboard and a delightful obscure glazed window to rear. Stairs lead off to the first floor with a cupboard under. Beyond the dining room is the spacious kitchen/breakfast room which has French doors into the garden. There is a shelved larder cupboard and a good range of units, including an island, both with granite work surfaces. The electric oven and bottled gas hob are built-in, while there is space for a larder style fridge and a dishwasher. Leading off is a lobby with cloakroom off, and a utility room which has the oil boiler, space for the washing machine and an external stable door. The first floor landing has built-in eaves cupboards and access to the loft. The main bedroom is dual aspect with built-in wardrobes and a shower cubicle. The en suite has a roll top bath and an early cast iron fireplace. Bedroom two has fitted wardrobes and the family bathroom has recently been stylishly refitted and has a shower over the bath. Bedroom three overlooks the garden and is currently used as a home office. It has eaves cupboards and a useful loft storage room off with light.

Outside

Gated access from the lane leads to a gravelled parking area in front of the cottage with a raised border to the boundary. Steps lead to the mainly lawned garden which has deep, well stocked, herbaceous borders. Adjoining the kitchen is a pretty gravelled terrace with a water feature. Within the garden is a beech screened sitting out area, while at the rear is a large wooden outbuilding 5.96m x 3.02m (19'7 by 9'11 ) with power and light. Adjacent is a kitchen garden with vegetable beds and fruit bushes.

General

Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected. The oil fired boiler is in the utility room. Council tax band E - £2,066.35 with an improvement indicator. There is no EPC as the property is Listed.

Location

Sutton Benger is a desirable village situated some two miles from J17 of the M4, and has excellent amenities and an active community life. The village has a highly rated primary school and pre-school, Doctors Surgery, Post Office/stores, a village pub, hotel, the popular La Flambe restaurant, church, modern village hall and recreation ground. Chippenham, with an extensive range of amenities and quality senior schools, is about five miles distant and has a mainline rail station providing services to Bath, Bristol, Swindon and London - Paddington.

Directions to SN15 4RN

From Junction 17 of the M4 head east on the B4122. At the junction turn left onto the B4069 which takes you into Sutton Benger. Shortly after the new housing development on your left, turn left into Park Lane. If you reach the left turn to Seagry Road, opposite the Hotel, you have gone too far.

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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