Bay Tree Cottage is a beautiful Grade II listed period house, situated in the pretty village of Wootton Rivers and surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside. The property has been well maintained and is beautifully presented throughout, with many of the original features still in place, including exposed beams and fireplaces. On the ground floor there is an attractive limestone floor throughout, and the property has a spacious and light feel whilst still maintaining the character of the building. There is a fantastic kitchen with painted wooden cabinets and a mix of granite and wood worktops, a central island and large range cooker. This room has a delightful outlook across the terrace and garden. There is a wonderful formal dining room in the centre of the house, which leads through to a charming sitting room with an attractive inglenook fireplace fitted with a log burner, and French doors opening out to the rear terrace. Upstairs the principal bedroom has an en suite shower room and a juliet balcony with a lovely view over the garden. There are three further bedrooms and a family bathroom.
The delightful garden is at the rear of the house and is mainly laid to lawn with a gravel path running through it, and edged with mature trees, hedges and shrubs creating a sheltered and secluded environment. There is an attractive terrace outside the kitchen and sitting room, ideal for outdoor entertaining, and steps lead up to the lawn and garden beyond. At the top of the garden there is a useful garden shed and vegetable patch. A pedestrian gate at the front of the property leads through to the front door. There is parking at the rear of the property just beyond the garden.
Wootton Rivers is a beautiful village on the edge of the Pewsey Vale, with a fantastic local community and easy access to the facilities of Marlborough and Pewsey, as well as fabulous walking and riding country. The village is surrounded by farmland and rolling countryside, on the edge of the beautiful Savernake Forest, and there are wonderful walks along the towpath of the Kennet and Avon canal which runs through the village. There is a popular pub in the village, and a village hall and church which are well supported locally.The beautiful market town of Marlborough is very nearby and offers an excellent range of shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs, including a Waitrose supermarket, Rick Stein restaurant and an organic farm shop, as well as a cinema, and doctors' surgery and dentist. Nearby Pewsey and Great Bedwyn both provide direct train services into London Paddington and the west country. Larger towns in the area include Hungerford, Newbury, Salisbury, Swindon and Devizes.There is a wide choice of highly regarded schools in the area, including St Francis Pewsey, Pinewood, St John's Marlborough, Marlborough College and Dauntsey's.
Agent's Note: The vendor of this property is an employee of BNP Paribas.