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An elegant Grade II Listed thatched four bedroom detached cottage dating back to 17th Century, with a wealth of wonderful original features, generous secluded garden and ample parking with the benefit of an extension added by the current owners. A beautiful thatched porch leads into this charming property, the family sitting room has a fabulous inglenook fireplace with gas coal fire, detailed wall panelling and exposed beams; these features carry on throughout the cottage, to the dining room with brick fireplace and log burner, study with lovely tiled floor and into the excellent kitchen/breakfast room. Here there are a good range of shaker style fitted cupboards, ESSE electric range cooker, two butler sinks, granite work surfaces, beautiful terracotta tiled floor and is a deceptively large space with an expansive eating area. There is access to the garden, plus a staircase leading to a bright galleried landing and the first floor. The guest cloakroom/shower adjoins the kitchen and leads to the study and utility room, where there is plenty of storage and space for washing machine, dryer and fridge/freezer plus door to the boot room. The original staircase from the entrance hall leads to a dual aspect master bedroom with en suite bathroom and second bedroom, both in the original part of the cottage. From the second bedroom there is access to the galleried landing, two further bedrooms, a delightful family bathroom all in the extended part of the cottage.
Tollgate cottage lies on the outskirts of the nearby village of Ogbourne St. George, an attractive village with a well regarded primary school, B&B and public house. The market town of Marlborough is about 4 miles to the south and has an extensive range of shopping facilities, a twice weekly market, public library and various pubs and restaurants. The town is well served with the St. Johns Academy and excellent primary schools, whilst the commercial centre of Swindon is about 8 miles north with regular rail services to London Paddington and the South West and the M4 motorway (junction 15) is about 4 miles The surrounding countryside is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with numerous footpaths and bridleways.
The cottage is approached by large gates leading to a spacious gravel drive and detached timber car port. The generous secluded garden is mainly laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs and a raised seating area, perfect for outside entertaining. There is a greenhouse, drying area and pedestrian entrance gate with entry phone.
Guest Shower Room/Cloakroom
Master Bedroom with En suite Bathroom
Three Further Bedrooms
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