High Street, Marlborough SN8

High Street, Marlborough SN8

2 Bedroom | Freehold | 2 Baths

Guide price £295,000
Lloyds Bank 0.2 miles
Del 0.3 miles
Police Station 0.3 miles

A Grade II Listed town house moments from the High Street with ample scope to develop and improve.


86 High Street is a Grade II Listed townhouse dating from the mid-19th Century. Originally a retail outlet the property was converted some years ago into an interesting and characterful house with accommodation arranged over basement and three upper floors.

It has appealing red brick elevations relieved by a bay shop front and sash hung windows. There is a kitchen complete with Aga and the upper floors provide flexible accommodation with open fireplaces and good ceiling height. There are potentially three or four bedrooms served by a family bathroom and a shower room.

There is no external space or parking, albeit the house has a scenic overlook towards the Church of St Peter and St Paul.

The house would be suitable as a rental investment or an Airbnb or alternatively a characterful pied-a-terre.

The property requires modernisation and renovation internally.


86 High Street is located in the heart of Marlborough in this select quiet part of the High Street adjacent to St Peter’s Church. Marlborough is a vibrant market town with the high street enjoying the mantle of ‘the widest high street in England’. Recently ranked second best shopping destination in the UK, the town offers a mix of major retailers, independent boutiques, coffee and tea shops. National retailors include Waitrose and Tesco supermarkets, and the wide range of restaurants includes Dan’s, Pino’s, Rick Stein’s, Franklyn’s Bistro and Ask. There are further shopping areas in Hillier’s Yard and Hughenden Yard, as well as a newly opened cinema at The Parade. The leisure centre and golf club provide excellent sporting facilities and there are thriving tennis, cricket, running and rugby clubs in town. The town features an annual literary festival, as well as the popular Marlborough College summer school. Although self-sufficient, the town is well placed for other towns including Swindon, Bath, Hungerford and Newbury, and is surrounded by the attractive countryside of the Marlborough Downs, Pewsey Vale and Kennet Valley. Intercity (Paddington) rail and M4 connections are at both Pewsey, Great Bedwyn, Swindon and Hungerford.

Services and Material Information

- Freehold
- Grade II Listed
- No outside space, no parking
- Mains water, mains drainage. Gas Fired Central Heating.
- Council tax band: D
- Energy efficiency rating: D
- Broadband and mobile coverage. Please refer to Ofcome website for further details.
- Flood Risk - Medium risk of surface water flooding

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Key property details
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Total sq ft
886 (82.3 Sq M) approx.
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