Wye House Gardens, Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
A most attractive Regency style mews house built in 2001 for the over 55's only, overlooking beautifully manicured formal gardens in this peaceful location, close to the heart of Marlborough.

The location

Wye House consists of 19 cottages and apartments set in magnificent mature grounds just 250 yards from the High Street. The original Georgian building has been converted into to six elegant and spacious apartments and those properties overlooking the formal gardens are built to a very high specification in the Regency style. Medieval cottages can be found in intriguing alleyways that lie between the colonnaded shops in the High Street and 17th century merchants houses are concealed behind much later 18th century facades. It is a place of enormous provincial charm and outstanding modern convenience. Services include an estate manager and emergency alarm service. There are beautiful gardens and grounds with a pleached and pollarded lime avenue and herbaceous borders.

Good road communications with easy access to the M4 (Junction 15) and fast trains to London (Paddington) from Swindon about 12 miles away. Pewsey 8 miles or Great Bedwyn 7 miles.

The property

We walk into the entrance hall with staircase rising to the first floor, door left into the drawing room but first we will carry straight on into the downstairs cloakroom/utility room. This has a modern suite, understairs storage cupboard and integrated Miele washing machine/tumble dryer. Back into the hall and right into a light and airy drawing room with two windows overlooking the beautiful gardens. Double doors open into the dining room with window to the rear and door right into the well appointed kitchen with integrated appliances and good range of modern fitted units. A window to rear and door opening onto a paved patio area which catches the evening sun.


Back to the hall and up the wide staircase to the first floor landing. This has a large drop down access to a part boarded loft with light and an area ideal for a desk and computer terminal. First on the left into the master bedroom, a handsome double with two windows to the front and built in wardrobes. Door left into the ensuite shower room with window to the front, walk in shower, toilet, wash basin and heated towel rail. Next is the second bedroom, again a good sized double with window to the rear and built in wardrobes. Finally into the bathroom with window to the rear, modern white suite comprising wash basin, toilet and walk in bath. The vendors have indicated that if a prospective purchaser would prefer a walk in shower or conventional bath they would be happy to discuss options. A quote is available in the office. OK that is inside, lets go out and have a look at the gardens and parking.

Gardens and parking

The buildings enclose an attractive, formal garden, laid to lawn and planted with trees, shrubs and perennials. Adjoining the private gardens is a formal public garden which enjoys numerous specimen trees, well stocked flower and shrub beds and a charming pond with resident coot and moor hen.

The allocated car parking space and visitors parking are situated at the front of the Main House.

Services, tenure and local authority

Mains electricity, water and drainage. Electric underfloor heating. Telephone lines subject to the usual transfer regulations. (No tests to the suitability of services have been carried out and intending purchasers should commission their own tests if required).

The property is Leasehold, 999 years from 1984. No ground rent and a 55+ age covenant. Annual service charge for 2017 was £4516.

A stair lift was installed by the previous owner. This has been disassembled and is included in the sale. It is now placed in the loft, available for future use.

The property is Band F 2017/2018 £2539.57 Wiltshire Council. Trowbridge, Wiltshire. BA14 8JN. 0300 456 0100.

Cognatum Estates maintains, repairs and insures all the buildings, arranges the window cleaning and refuse collection and tends to the gardens and grounds thereby freeing owners and residents from these responsibilities. There is a personal alarm system and an estate manager who is available to provide support and a helping hand when needed. The cost of providing

the services is shared equally between all properties.

Cognatum estates conditions

PROPERTY SUB-LETTING - BRIEFING NOTE Cognatum Estates Ltd has specific requirements, as below:

1) The letting period must be for at least six months and subject to a formal Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement (AST).

2) The tenant(s) must comply with our qualifying requirements detailed in the owners' Lease.

3) Before the AST is granted, Cognatum Estates Ltd must establish the suitability of the tenants, as per general criteria and ensure that they are aware of the requirements of living on one of its estates. If the proposed tenants are approved, the company will require a copy of the AST to hold on file.

4) Should the proposed tenants not be approved, this will be made known to the letting party.

5) The tenant must comply with the terms of the lease and this condition should be included within the AST. Suggested


The property is held by the Landlord under a Lease dated and made between (1) and (2) (the Lease). In addition to the requirements of this agreement, the tenant must observe the requirements of the Lease for the good running and management of the estate.

6) The owner must remain responsible for the service charge on the property and where necessary must bring the account up to date. The owner will also be responsible for any other appropriate costs raised by Cognatum Estates Ltd.

7) The owner must maintain a current correspondence address on our records, plus a phone number.

8) The tenant is eligible for all the usual facilities provided on the estate, e.g. Alarm system, laundry, guest flat, etc.

9) Consultation letters on expenditure should be sent to the owner, not the tenant. However, the tenant should be advised of all matters which affect living on the estate, e.g. External painting works.

10) The tenant may attend the Annual Residents' Meeting (ARM).

Should you wish to proceed, a formal notice of intention to let s

These particulars, including any plan, are a general guide only and do not form any part of any offer or contract, all descriptions, including photographs, dimensions and other details are given in good faith but do not amount to a representation or warranty. They should not be relied upon as statements of fact and anyone interested must satisfy themselves as to their correctness by inspection or otherwise. Neither we nor the seller accept responsibility for any error that these particulars may contain however caused. Neither the partners or any employees of the company have any authority to make any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property, any plan is for layout guidance only and is not drawn to scale. All dimensions, shapes and compass bearings are approximate and you should not rely upon them without checking first. Please discuss with us any aspects, which are particularly important to you before travelling to view the property.

Marketed by Arrange viewing 01793 950722

Henry George - Swindon

13 Commercial Road, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 5NF

See all properties from this agent

Send me homes like this by email