Oxenwood, Marlborough, Wiltshire SN8

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Bedrooms: 2
A rare opportunity and offering of an outstandingly beautiful 2 double bedroom period cottage within its own pretty and secluded garden. This south facing and stunning cottage is situated on a quiet private lane on the edge of a Conservation Hamlet in the depths of the Wiltshire rural countryside.

A quintessentially English, period brick and flint property originating from the Middle Ages at the inception of the hamlet. This peaceful cottage formerly was used as a Drovers' rest and animal pound. The cottage has been sympathetically renovated to a high standard and presents immaculately throughout. There are extensive historic features in most rooms and the property is south facing and set within its own private, mature grounds.

Internally the cottage is extremely well presented. There is an old brick floor entrance lobby with Victorian features leading into the characterful kitchen which has a wealth of old brick and beams. The kitchen is beautifully fitted with a Belfast sink, plumbing for washing machine and a generous pantry. The kitchen benefits from a modern Miele oven and hob and in addition a traditional Range cooker which provides all hot water and heating throughout the cottage. The Range has its own overhead lighting and a surround of herringbone brick and oak fire place. Leading from the kitchen into a stunning drawing room with brick and beam fireplace and beams throughout with 2 period integral cupboards either side.

The traditional Georgian cottage stairs with original wood panelling leads up to the first floor where there are two good size bedrooms, which are double bedrooms both with built in traditional wardrobes and airing cupboard. The new and generous 4 set family bathroom is located on the ground floor and beautifully fitted with marble wall tiles and a freestanding Victorian bath Burlington handbasin and lavatory. The walk-in glass shower cubicle benefits from being sunken and is of generous size with a power shower.

The property is set within a beautiful, secluded cottage garden to the rear. The cottage is approached

along an attractive herringbone brick pathway flanked by pretty flower borders and abundance of fragrant mature Roses, leading up to the half-glazed door of the Cottage and the rear lawns and Rose hedging. The garden is very private and provides a wonderful outdoor space from which to enjoy the sunny property. There is the original oak picket fencing to the frontage which leads to the spacious car parking accessed along the lane opposite the Cottage where there is safe parking for numerous cars.


Oxenwood is an aonb and within a Conservation area. It comprises a hamlet consisting of a Manor and a

small number of Brick and Flint period properties. There are local primary schools at nearby Shalbourne

and Great Bedwyn and St Katherine's in Savernake Forest which is a short drive from the cottage and

highly regarded. Great Bedwyn also is the location of a doctor's surgery. The hamlet is surrounded by the

wilds of Wiltshire with an abundance of attractive countryside and wildlife. There are plentiful good

walks with nature immediately on the doorstep.

The nearby towns of Marlborough, Newbury and Andover provides a very good range of shops and

facilities, including mainline railway station to Paddington at Great Bedwyn. There is also a mainline

station to London from Andover, and the A303 providing links to London via the M3 and the West

Country. The renowned Farleigh Prep School and Cheam School in addition to Winchester College and

Marlborough College.
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