Marlborough, Wiltshire

London Road, Marlborough

A spacious and well-presented 18th century grade ii listed family house with a mature walled garden within walking distance of the town centre.

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Marlborough lies 11 miles to the south of Swindon, 9 miles west of Hungerford and 6 miles north of Pewsey. The popular market town of Marlborough provides an extensive range of shopping facilities, a twice-weekly market, a library and various restaurants and pubs including the recently-opened Rick Stein Restaurant. Bath, Newbury and Salisbury are all within easy reach and offer enhanced facilities. The town is surrounded by the Marlborough Downs and Savernake Forest giving plenty of opportunities for leisure activities. There is a wide range of schools locally: In the town is a new primary school and ‘outstanding’ St John’s Academy, as well as Marlborough College. Other senior private schools, Dauntsey’s and St Mary’s Calne are within easy reach, as are prep schools Pinewood, St Francis and St Margaret’s. There are excellent communications with the M4 at junction 15 and 14 respectively 10 miles and 14 miles; away and Stations at Swindon, Hungerford, Pewsey and Great Bedwyn offer access to London Paddington and the south-west. 

This attractive family house is built of brick elevations under a pitched tiled roof to the front and a slate roof to the major part of the property and is arranged over three floors. The house is Grade II listed and the front part of the property dates back to the 18th Century with the later extension being added in the mid 19th Century. The accommodation has been renovated and redecorated to provide a high standard of accommodation including a bespoke hand made Kitchen and Master Bedroom Suite. 

Entrance Hall, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Pantry, Utility Room, WC, Drawing Room/Bedroom, Double Bedroom with En-Suite Bathroom, Two Double Bedrooms, Shower Room. Master Bedroom Suite with en suite Bathroom and Dressing Room. 

The property is approached via a gravel drive which leads to a former single Garage/Store and a Double Garage of brick elevations under a slate roof. The Garden lies beyond the garage where there is a spacious Terrace ideal for outdoor entertaining. The walled garden is laid to lawn with mature plants, shrubs and trees. the front of the property is a small lawned area with a dwarf magnolia and a vibrant cherry tree, and mature shrubs and flowers. The boundary wall alongside the drive and the front elevation of the property is festooned with mature clematis in spring and summer, and the road-side elevation is decorated with Virginia creeper in the autumn, providing an attractive entrance to the property through the seasons. 

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