Manton is a popular and pretty village 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 Junction 15 of the M4 motorway (80 miles to central London, 74 miles to Heathrow Airport), 14 miles away, 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 Marlborough, Marlborough College, St Mary’s Calne and Dauntsey’s.
Manton Down, 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.
Redpost Cottage is a converted barn of brick and stone under a pitched slate roof and is arranged over two storeys. The property is double glazed and well appointed with spacious living accommodation.
Entrance Hall, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Sitting Room, Two Double Bedrooms, Single Bedoom/Study, Shower Room, Bathroom
The Cottage lies adjacent to farm buildings and has an enclosed garden area.
Council Tax Band D
Availability: March 2022
Rent: £1,350 pcm
Pets: Strictly no pets
Term: long preferred
Deposit: a sum equating to 5 weeks’ rent
Rent: payable monthly in advance
Services: payable by the tenant