Gloucester Street, Malmesbury


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A charming 18th Century Grade II Listed cottage (1259 sq ft) with a

stunning view of the river valley and countryside beyond.

3 bedrooms, bathroom. Sitting room with open fireplace, large dining room, study,

kitchen, utility area, cloakroom. Sheltered terrace and large garden.


The Property

This charming 18th Century cottage lies in the Conservation Area and has many period features including two open fireplaces, many exposed beams, polished floorboards and stripped pine doors. It occupies a delightful location in the heart of the town yet has stunning southerly views to the rear over the river valley to the countryside beyond.

The Accommodation

The split level accommodation is versatile and deceptively spacious. A particular feature is the fabulous sitting room with exposed ceiling beams and open fireplace. Just off the sitting room is the lovely study with panoramic views over the river valley. The charming master bedroom has an unusually big window, making the most of the views. The large dining room doubles up as a further snug/sitting room with an impressive inglenook fireplace and French doors with Juliet balcony. The kitchen has cream fronted units, an electric range cooker with a gas hob and warming plate, plumbing for a dishwasher and a drinks cooler. Off the kitchen is a utility area with plumbing for washing machine and a cloakroom. On the top floor are two further bedrooms and the bathroom.


Adjoining the kitchen is a sheltered terrace taking full advantage of the view. Steps lead down to a large and enclosed garden, mainly laid to lawn, with mature borders, trees and shrubs.


The cottage is Freehold. All mains connected. The gas fired boiler provides central heating and hot water. Council Tax Band D - £2.114.59 payable for 2021/22. There is no EPC as the cottage is Listed.

The Location

Malmesbury lies close to the border of Wiltshire and Gloucestershire, 14 miles south of Cirencester and 10 miles north of Chippenham, with Swindon 16 miles to the east and Bath 24 miles to the west. It has a good selection of shops including a Waitrose supermarket, a regular farmers' market, a library, museum, leisure centre with pool, two primary schools and an Ofsted rated Outstanding secondary school. It is also home to the UK headquarters of Dyson, who employ over 3000 people. J17 of the M4, 5 miles south, provides access to the area's major employment centres and there are trains to Paddington in just over an hour from Chippenham, Kemble and Swindon.

Directions to SN16 0AA

At the top of Malmesbury High Street turn left and continue around the sharp bend into Gloucester Street. The cottage will be found opposite The Old Bell Hotel.

Arrange viewing 01666 238051

Blount & Maslin

50 High Street, Malmesbury, Wiltshire

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