3 Bedroom Equestrian Facility For Sale
Barn Cottage is an appealing barn conversion set alongside a 4.47 acre grass paddock down to permanent pasture. The front door leads into the large open plan kitchen/dining room with wooden units, granite work tops, tiled floor and an aga. Leading on from the kitchen is the sitting room with exposed timber beams, log burner and French doors leading to the garden. The modern family bathroom is adjacent to a good sized double and smaller single bedroom.
The annexe is a self contained premises with separate access adjoining barn cottage. The entrance hall leads to a double bedroom with en-suite bathroom.
The property is approached via traditional wooden gate with a concrete drive leading to ample off road parking for vehicles. Outbuildings include a wooden stable block and log shed situated alongside the parking area, currently utilised for storage.
The property is surrounded by its garden, currently laid to lawn. Adjacent to the garden is a new established vegetable garden, currently winterised. Additionally, there is a hardstanding area previously used for horses, which could be utilised for a greenhouse or similar. Leading on from the parking area is access to the 4.47 acre paddock situated to the north of the dwelling.
Barn Cottage is situated on a quiet country lane, opposite the Church in the attractive village of Leigh The local town of Cricklade has a range of facilities including doctors surgeries, public houses, church, village hall, small supermarket, post office, primary schools, including Cricklade Manor Prep School. The larger towns of Swindon (12.7 miles) and Cirencester (8.8 miles) both offer a comprehensive range of leisure facilities, supermarkets, and secondary schools. Located with easy access to the Cotswold Waterpark with extensive water sports, leisure facilities and theDeVere spa hotel.
Located within close proximity to the Thames path for walking, cycling and horse-riding. Local golf courses are Cricklade House and Oaksey.
The M4 junction 16 is approximately 9.3 miles and the A419 Cricklade junction is 3.5 miles away with the closest rail connections at Swindon (9.7 miles) and Kemble (7.3) which links to London Paddington (approx. 1 hour) and the West Country.
There land incorporates 4.47 acres of rich loamy soil. The current owners use the paddock to graze horses growing quality grass, ideal for making hay. The boundary's predominantly consist of stock proof fencing and mixed mature hedges which have been allowed to grow to offer protection and privacy. There is a stable block and lean-to which is currently used for storage purposes but could be re-developed subject to planning permission.
There is a small pond surrounded by vegetation and small trees offering conservation
interests and a wide range of flora and fauna.
Council Tax Band D
The property benefits from mains water, drainage, electricity, oil fired central heating and Gigaclear superfast broadband. No guarantees are given in respect of these services and any purchaser should make their own inspection and enquiries.
From: Cricklade take Malmesbury Road (B4040) out of town, follow for approximately 1.75 miles until you enter the village of Leigh, immediately after take the first right on to Swan Lane. Follow the road round and Barn Cottage is the first property on your right after Waterhay Lane.
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