Unique 2-bed cottage in lovely setting, Abbey Road, Chilcompton

Unique 2-bed cottage in lovely setting, Abbey Road, Chilcompton
May 20, 2017


Situated along Abbey Road, at the fringes of Chilcompton heading towards Downside School and Abbey, Grange Cottage is an absolute delight; charming & full of character, bright, unique, benefitting from a large garden and a quiet rural position yet within easy walking distance of all the amenities that Chilcompton has on offer. Overall gardens and grounds of circa 0.33acres.

At the end of a long gravel driveway the door to the property leads into a combined utility space and entrance lobby with garden aspect window and doorway to cloakroom/wc. This leads to…

Kitchen, 7.31m x 3.03m (24′ x 9’11”); half-vaulted ceiling, two garden aspect windows, feature beams, larder, smart white wall and base cabinets with worktop, s.steel sink/drainer, built-in electric double oven and inset gas hob, space for dishwasher and large fridge, semi-open plan walk-through to…

Dining Room, 5.22m x 3.21m (17’2″ x 10’6″); a particularly elegant, light and stylish space with half-vaulted ceiling, feature beams, three garden aspect windows, french doors to patio, open plan access to sitting room and snug.

Sitting Room; with stairs to first floor this flexible space offers a pleasant relaxing area, pre-dinner reception or transitional space. There is a rear aspect window which faces onto the adjacent Grange garden and in addition the space capitalises on natural light from the dining room.

Living Room/Snug, 4.39m x 3.78m (14’5″ x 12’5″); benefitting from light from both a garden aspect and Grange garden aspect window as well as having open plan access from the dining room, the snug/living room offers yet more flexible space.

Bedroom One, 4.98m x 3.33m, (16’4″ x 10’11”); good size double bedroom with vaulted ceiling, feature beams and garden aspect window. There is an area of eaves storage currently fitted with a hanging rail suitable for ‘wardrobe’ style storage.

Bedroom Two, 4.79m x 3.74m, (15’9″ x 12’3″); good size double bedroom with ample space to accommodate a super king bed, dressing table, bedside tables and small wardrobe. There is a garden aspect window, feature beams and a period feature fireplace.

Bathroom; white bath suite, basin with vanity unit, wc, separate shower cubicle and tray, neutral part-tiled walls. Garden aspect window.

Externally; the gardens and grounds totalling 0.33acres, and the view therefrom, are of particular note. The gardens border a large paddock, owned by the neighbouring property, and are often grazed by sheep. Beyond the paddock the views continue to a wooded hillside known locally as The Batch and onward to grounds belonging to Downside School and Abbey.

The garden is currently divided into two portions; a large recreational lawn and a more naturalised section which might lend itself to more creative use subject to any required planning consents. In addition there is a pathway, sun terrace and a stone built privy now used as a secure store.

All mains services are connected, gas central heating, fibre broadband is available. Council tax band ‘B’.

In our view this represents a particularly scarce and very favourable combination of unique cottage accommodation, grounds, position and views.


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