The Olympia, Ogbourne St. Andrew SN8

The Olympia, Ogbourne St. Andrew SN8

4 Bedroom | Freehold | 4 Reception Rooms | 2 Baths

Asking price £775,000
Wheatsheaf 0.1 miles
Southend 0.9 miles
Southend 1 miles

A detached four bedroom house with a paddock situated in a popular village within easy reach
of Marlborough.

Situation
Somers Cottage, Ogbourne St. Andrew is situated in the heart of the village with a scattered variety of both period and modern houses. The village is within the Marlborough Downs AONB with a church and excellent restaurant/public house, ‘Silks on the
Downs’. It is a popular area for both riding and walking with a village primary school at nearby Ogbourne St George. The town of Marlborough is only 2 miles away with many boutique shops,
cafes and restaurants including Rick Stein, Dans, Godots, Pizza Express, ASK & Prezzo. National retailers include Waitrose and Tesco. In addition, there are the shopping areas of Hilliers Yard
and Hughenden Yard. The leisure centre and golf club provide excellent sporting facilities too. The village 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 rail (London Paddington) and M4 connections are at both Swindon and Hungerford is within 6 miles. There is an excellent range of private schooling in the area with St Margaret’s Prep and St Mary’s in Calne, Marlborough College and Dauntsey’s in West Lavington.

Description
The property is a well laid out detached four bedroom house which has been upgraded with high quality finishes throughout. The ground floor accommodation flows exceptionally well with a spacious entrance from which all the principal receptions can be accessed.

The kitchen/breakfast room is a light double aspect room with a solid oak floor and a hand crafted ‘Smallbone’ kitchen with Kashmir White Granite work surfaces and integrated high quality appliances including a Liebherr fridge and freezer. The sitting room is a well proportion room with a Jetmaster fireplace and leads through to the impressive ‘David Salisbury’ Orangery with views over the garden. The study and adjacent reading room are fitted with well-designed maple units creating plenty of concealed storage. Completing the ground floor is a spacious dining room, cloakroom and a utility area plus a range of units
located within the garage. Off the first floor galleried landing are all the bedrooms with the master suite offering a range of builtin maple wardrobes and cupboards and a generous en-suite. The remaining bedrooms are of a good size with two having built-in storage and all are serviced by the family bathroom.

Outside
To the front of the property is an enclosed garden with mature hedging and a paved footpath leads up to the entrance door. To the side of the garden is ample parking immediately in front of the double garage (with electric doors) which has attached solar panels providing an additional income. To the
rear of the property are lawns and raised flowerbeds with a continuous terrace along the property. There is a large ornamental pond beyond which is an expansive area of lawn with Damson and Apple trees with a large timber garden shed
and greenhouse on the fringes both with power and light. A gate leads from the garden into the paddock which measures approximately 0.5 an acre and has been planted with a range of trees including Himalayan Birch, Oak and fruit trees. The
area is enclosed by high Hawthorne hedging with a side gate leading on to a neighbouring footpath and a further five bar gate providing right of access to the road.

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Situational Details
Property attributes
Detached
Parking available
Off Street Parking Double Garage
Additional attributes
Garden Land/Paddock Conservatory
Locality
Village
Tenure
Freehold
Energy Efficiency Rating
D
Environment Impact Rating
E
Total Sq Ft
2,121 (197 Sq M) approx.
Carter Jonas reference
MAR180347
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