Blowhorn Street, Marlborough SN8

Blowhorn Street, Marlborough SN8

3 Bedroom | Freehold

Asking price £385,000
Laineys Close 0.1 miles
St Martins 0.1 miles
Baylie Acre 0.1 miles

A substantial semi detached family house with a large garden garaging and parking, conveniently placed for Marlborough town centre.


8 Blowhorn Street is a well proportioned family house within walking distance of Marlborough town centre. Marlborough is a thriving and expanding market town with excellent local shopping including some of the major retailers. National retailers include Waitrose supermarket and several quality restaurants including Dans, Pizza Express, Rick Stein’s, Nero and Costa Coffee. In addition there are the shopping areas in Hilliers Yard (near Waitrose) and Hughenden Yard (between Boots and W H Smith). The extended leisure centre, tennis club and golf club provide excellent sporting facilities too. Although self-sufficient, the town is well placed for other centres including Swindon, Bath, Hungerford and Newbury and is surrounded by the most attractive countryside of the Marlborough Downs, Pewsey Vale and Kennet Valley. Intercity (Paddington) rail and M4 connections are at both Swindon and Hungerford.


8 Blowhorn Street is a well presented 3 bedroom house, built of cream rendered elevations under a slate tiled roof. Believed to date from the early part of the C20th, the property is double glazed throughout and offers spacious open plan living on the ground floor. There is an attractive wood burner to the front of the property with a large dining room feeding off the kitchen. The kitchen
has newly fitted wall and base units with a good range of appliances, and has a door to the garden. There is a well appointed bathroom on the ground floor. Stairs to the first floor lead to the 3 good size bedrooms.. The property benefits from high ceilings, in character for the era of 8 Blowhorn Street. The present owners have presented the property to a high standard in a palate of neutral and grey tones giving it a fresh light airy feel. The property benefits from high ceilings, in character for the era of 8 Blowhorn Street. The present owners have completely renovated and redecorated through out and have presented the property to a high standard in a palate of neutral and grey tones giving it a fresh light airy feel.


The garden to the front of the property is laid to lawn, and has attractive black railings and a wrought iron gate. To the rear the house has a very generous garden, mainly lawned with a paved seating area, and well tended beds planted with bulbs mature shrubs and perennials. In addition
there is a large garage, which has an additional parking space to the front and rear access to the house. The property has previously had planning permission for a two storey extension to the rear, further information can be found on Wiltshire Council Planning under reference 15/11218/PNEX.


From the office proceed along the High Street towards the Town Hall and continue East towards the London Road to the first mini roundabout. Turn left up Herd Street, then take the first right in to St Martins. Take the next left into Blowhorn Street, and No 8 will be found on the left hand side about halfway up.

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Parking available
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