Tycklepenny Cottage is a charming Grade II listed period link attached cottage offering a wealth of inherent character features including exposed timbers, beams and brick work. The property is believed to date back to the 17th century thus making it one of the oldest cottages in the village and is constructed of brick and timber levations beneath a thatched roof typical of the area.
Beyond the rose adorned facade the ground floor enjoys a light triple aspect sitting room with exposed ceiling beams, feature fireplace and doors to the pretty cottage garden. The adjoining dining room also has exposed ceiling beams and leads to the well fitted kitchen with a range of useful cupboards complete with LPG range style electric cooker with extractor hood over. There is also a useful utility/shower room.
The first floor boasts three bedrooms and a family bathroom with roll top bath. In all this is a quaint country cottage stands centrally within this thriving village to the south of Marlborough in a conservation area.
Burbage is situated on the southern edge of the historic Savernake Forest in an area designated as one of "outstanding natural beauty". Today, Burbage offers a good range of day to day amenities including a post office, village shop, doctor's surgery, primary school, garage and two public houses. The market town of Marlborough, (about 6 miles to the north) is famous for its wide high street and public school and offers a more extensive range of facilities with a large number of specialist shops, pubs and restaurants. There are rail stations to London Paddington from either Pewsey or Great Bedwyn (about 5 miles and 3 miles respectively). Junction 14 of the M4 motorway is about 12 miles to the northeast. The Kennet and Avon canal one of the country's most beautiful waterways runs adjacent to the village.
The cottage is approached via a gravel drive with parking for several cars which leads to the detached double garage. A large patio area immediately adjoins the property providing an ideally entertaining area which is enclosed by flowering shrubs and plants, a wisteria and a number of conifers perfect for relaxing in. Beyond the sun terrace the garden is mainly laid to lawn with a number of well stocked borders, mature shrubs and trees. Within the grounds there are two greenhouses one of which has an extensive grape vine and threre is a pretty garden room.
External oil fired combination boiler. Mains water, eletricity and drainage.
Detached Double Garage
Mature Fully Stocked Private Garden