Wootton Rivers, Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8


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  • Bedrooms: 3
A beautiful Grade II Listed three bedroom detached thatched cottage with much charm and character and with the benefit of a detached home office/studio, a lovely large cottage garden, ample parking and set within the heart of this highly desirable village. The cottage is well presented throughout and offers light and well proportioned rooms with good ceiling heights.

Of particular note is the spacious sitting room, a light dual aspect room featuring an inglenook fireplace and ceiling beams. Leading off the sitting room there is a separate study. The dining room has much warmth and character, with another inglenook fireplace with a bread oven to one side. The kitchen is fitted with an excellent range of cupboards with integral fridge, freezer, double oven and hob. French doors open on to the adjoining sun terrace.

Upstairs there is a good sized double bedroom with an en-suite shower room. The master bedroom has exposed wooden floorboards, an attractive exposed brick and timber wall and has a very pleasant outlook over the gardens. There is a third pretty single bedroom and a bespoke fitted family bathroom.


Wootton Rivers is a popular and picturesque Wiltshire village characterised by its many thatched, period cottages. It has a well regarded pub, a pretty 14th century church and a village hall. The Kennet and Avon canal also passes through the village.The nearby historic market town of Marlborough provides a good range of services and amenities, as does the large village of Pewsey. The major shopping and employment centre of Swindon is about 16 miles to the north. Access to the M4 motorway at junction 15 is about 14 miles to the north and there are mainline rail services to London Paddington from Pewsey, nearby Bedwyn and from Swindon. The surrounding countryside is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty which includes the nearby Savernake Forest. Numerous footpaths and bridleways surround the village.


An attractive and well stocked cottage garden lies to the front of the property. There is ample parking on the gravelled drive in front of a detached, thatched outbuilding. Formerly a garage, this has been dry-lined, insulated and a raised floor installed making it suitable for various uses such as a home office/studio or gym.

The main garden faces south west and has a good degree of privacy. It is beautifully landscaped, mainly laid to lawn with well stocked borders, mature fruit trees and a kitchen garden. There is an attractive sun terrace adjoining the cottage, ideal for outside entertaining.

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