Stert, Devizes SN10

Stert, Devizes SN10

4 Bedroom | Freehold | 2 Baths

Guide price £735,000
The Turn 0.3 miles
Etchilhampton Turn 0.4 miles
Clock Inn Park 0.7 miles

A pretty thatched 4 bedroom period cottage, Grade II listed and set in stunning gardens amounting to 1/3 acre

Situation
Bitham Cottage is situated in the well regarded hamlet of Stert, on a rural no through road a short distance to the West of Devizes. Situated in the Pewsey Vale, Stert is noted for its fine open downland and is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There are nearby pubs at Coate and All Cannings, which also has a primary school and village shop, and a garage at Etchilhampton. Bitham Cottage is also conveniently situated for Dauntseys School. Marlborough and Devizes provide more varied retail outfits and services. There is good access to a number of large centres including Bath and Salisbury. Pewsey station provides a rail link to Paddington (about 1 hour) and the M4 lies to the north and the A303/M3 to the south. There are excellent opportunities for walkers, riding and cycling in the Pewsey Vale.

Description
Bitham Cottage is a most appealing detached thatched half-timbered cottage, with the main house dating from 1590, and a later contemporary 1990s addition which has provided an ample kitchen and utility room. The cottage, which is Grade II listed, has excellent ground floor accommodation, with well-proportioned rooms and notably good ceiling heights. The kitchen at the rear overlooks the garden, and is a large light room with contemporary tiling, attractive units and rose granite work surface. The two main reception rooms have big inglenook fireplaces, and the house generally retains many additional period features such as wide plank floors, heavy beams, flagged floors and small pane windows.

On the first floor are 4 bedrooms, 3 double and one single, with one ensuite, and a recently refurbished family bathroom.

The property is well presented, having been decorated in a tasteful palette of colours.

There is planning permission for a garden room to the East of the cottage. For further details see 19/00246/FUL.

Outside
The lane to the cottage is a no through road and gives access to a gravel drive leading to a brick double garage. The drive provides ample parking for a number of vehicles. The cottage sits on a plot of approximately a third of an acre. The garden is enclosed by trees and hedging and is very private. The garden is a gardeners paradise. It is considered to be the most attractive garden in the village with colourful flower borders, traditional country hedging, lawns and brick paths. The large vegetable garden is very productive and also contains a large strawberry bed and fruits bushes.

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Key Property Details
Property attributes
Detached
Additional attributes
Garden
Tenure
Freehold
Total Sq Ft
1,860 (172.8 Sq M) approx.
Carter Jonas reference
MAR130259
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