Marshfield is a highly sought-after South Cotswolds village with convenient access links to the M4 (Junction 18 from Bath or Junction 17 from Chippenham). All distances are approximate.
This vibrant village offers a perfect combination of modern convenience with traditional rural living.
Amenities include two public houses, a general store (with deli counter), post office, butcher, newsagent, veterinary practice, doctors' surgery, church, tea shop, hair salon, community centre and modern primary school.
Bath, a World Heritage Site famed for its Georgian architecture and Roman heritage, is approximately 9 miles away and offers a wealth of cultural, business and recreational facilities.
Communication links from Bath are excellent with a mainline rail link to London Paddington (journey time from 75 minutes) and Bristol Temple Meads (journey time from 15 minutes).
The Old Firehouse is an attractive, Grade II listed house dating from late C17th, situated along the popular Marshfield High Street. Built with an attractive stone façade and featuring original stone mullion windows under a Cotswold stone tiled roof, the main house offers versatile accommodation arranged over three floors, along with an unconverted cellar.
The entrance hall leads directly through the centre of the house, with lovely views to the rear garden upon entering. To the left hand side is a charming dining room with stone mullion windows, flagstone floor, an open fireplace with gas stove and an open staircase to the first floor. Leading from the dining room is the kitchen with a range of fitted units, integrated appliances, flagstone floors and space for a breakfast table, as well as access out to the rear garden.
On the opposite side of the house is a large sitting room comprising two rooms opened front to back in to one large entertaining space. The front room is centred around a wonderful stone fireplace with ornate surround, and the rear sitting room has views of the garden and access to a pretty garden room/study. There is also a separate WC on this floor accessed from the hallway, adjacent to the cellar door.
The bedroom accommodation is well arranged over the first and second floors. The first floor landing is a generous size and is currently utilised as a study. On this floor are two large bedrooms both with fitted cupboards, one with en suite shower room, as well as a large family bathroom. To the second floor are two further bedrooms and another bathroom.
The pretty rear garden is south facing and largely laid to lawn with mature borders and an area of patio immediately accessible from the house. A stone-built garden shed is located in the corner of the plot.
From Bath proceed out of the city on the Lansdown Road, follow past the racecourse and at the Battlefields Junction, fork right. Continue along the lane and at the T-junction with the A420, turn right. Continue along the A420 towards Chippenham. Proceed across the roundabout and follow the road into Marshfield. Take the first right into the village of Marshfield which continues into the high street. The property can be found on your right hand side.