Manton Down, Marlborough, Wiltshire

  • Spacious redecorated three bedroom cottage
  • Glorious rural setting yet close to Marlborough
  • Adjacent to beautiful countryside walking and hiking
  • Allocated parking

Manton Down lying 1 mile to the west of Marlborough in the Kennet Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  The village has a church, a well-regarded primary school and a thriving pub/restaurant.  The nearby market town of Marlborough provides a wide range of shopping and leisure facilities whilst the larger regional centres of Salisbury, Bath and Swindon offer a wider range of services.


There is easy access to Junctions  14, 15 and 16 of the M4 motorway (80 miles to central London, 74 miles to Heathrow Airport),  and to the wider main road network. There are regular trains from Swindon, Great Bedwyn, Hungerford and Pewsey to London Paddington.  Oxford Airport is about 46 miles to the north east and Bristol International Airport is about 60 miles to the west.

There are a number of excellent schools close by including Preshute primary, Pinewood, St Francis Pewsey, St John’s Academy, Marlborough, Marlborough College, St Mary’s Calne and Dauntsey’s.

Manton House Stud, a renowned Racehorse Stud and Training Centre, lies to the north of the village, up a long drive into the Marlborough Downs.  There are many opportunities for walking riding or cycling in the area.

The property comprises an end-terraced cottage of stone and brick under a slate roof arranged over two storeys.  The accommodation comprises a tiled Entrance Hall, a  Kitchen with adjoining Dining/Breakfast area with French windows to terrace and a generous Sitting Room with electric fire.


On the first floor there are two Double Bedrooms and a Single Bedroom and a Family Bathroom.


There is a private terrace and access to an open green and allocated  parking for one car.  The Cottage has lovely views of the Marlborough Downs


Availability: now

Rent: £1200 pcm


Pets: by negotiation

Term: long preferred

Deposit: a sum equating to 5 weeks’ rent

Rent: payable monthly in advance

Services: Slowgas and Electricity - paid direct to the utility companies by the tenant, water paid by the tenant to the Landlord

Council Tax:  payable by the tenant

Strictly no smokers


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