King Street, Melksham, SN12 6HE
5 Church Street
Tel: 01225 707342
About the Property
Lock and Key independent estate agents are pleased to offer this exciting opportunity to acquire a very attractive, and spacious double fronted four bed Grade II listed townhouse, with excellent living proportions, inherent charm and character throughout situated just off the town centre. The property is believed to have been built for the clerk of the woollen factory which was situated in the town at the time and has experienced many changes over the years by extending and updating. The accommodation is arranged over three floors and comprises a family room, inner hall, living room and fireplace, dining room and log fire, and a 21ft kitchen/dining room. There are four double bedrooms, two en-suites, laundry room, a separate shower room and family W/C. Externally is a lovely enclosed rear cottage gardens and an inner courtyard, useful garage and car port and of ample road parking.
There is also an outbuilding which was believed to be a former piggery which could be converted to a useful home office (subject to the relevant planning permission’s being granted). The property further benefits from gas heating.
- Handsome Grade II Listed
- Charming Town House
- Four Double Bedrooms
- Family Room, Living Room
- Dining Room With Log Fire
- Kitchen / Dining Room
- Laundry Room
- Shower Room, Two En-Suites
- Rear Garden, Outbuilding
- Garage, Off Road Parking
Situated in conservation area close to amenities, where facilities include a post office, swimming pool/fitness centre, library and bus services to Bath and surrounding towns and an array of independent shops and supermarkets, including Waitrose.
Neighbouring towns include Corsham, Calne, Bradford on Avon, Trowbridge, Devizes and Chippenham with the latter having the benefit of main line rail services. The city of Bath with its many facilities lies some ten miles away and access to the M4 at junction 17 lies three miles north of Chippenham.
Wooden front door opening to:
19'04" max x 11'07"
Sash windows to front with oak sills, feature fire place, exposed stone wall with recessed shelving, two recessed lights, radiator, door to:
Exposed oak flooring, built-in oak corner cupboards housing meters, stairs to first floor, radiator, half glazed door to inner courtyard and further glazed pane door to:
13'09" x 12'09"
Glazed window overlooking courtyard, feature fireplace with tiled inset, exposed reclaimed oak flooring, recessed down lighters, television point, radiator, opening to:
13'11" max x 9'08"
Glazed door believed to date back to the 17th century opening to courtyard, exposed stone wall, feature fireplace with log burning stove inset, reclaimed oak flooring door to:
Kitchen / Breakfast Room
21'02" x 10'05"
Two glazed windows to rear overlooking the garden and one to courtyard. A range of bespoke oak wall and base units and drawers with granite work surface over, fired earth terracotta tiled surrounds and travertine flooring, space for a range cooker with extractor above, two freestanding matching tall cupboards, radiator, door opening to rear garden.
First Floor Landing
Stairs to second floor, doors to all rooms.
Obscure glazed window, low level W.C, pedestal wash hand basin, heated towel rail.
16'08" x 12'0"
Two sash windows to front, built-in double wardrobe, exposed beams, radiator, door to:
Tiled shower cubicle, low level w/c, pedestal wash hand basin, tiled surrounds, heated towel rail.
13'11" into recess x 12'09" max
Window to rear, exposed oak flooring, exposed beam, double doors to:
Obscure glazed window. Comprising enamel bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, fired earth tiled surrounds,
low level W.C, pedestal wash hand basin, exposed beams, oak flooring, heated towel rail, door to:
Glazed window, space and plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer, recessed shelving, opening to cupboard housing hot water tank and gas boiler.
Second Floor Landing
Exposed beams, latched and braced doors to:
16'10" x 11'04"
Dormer window to rear, deep sill, exposed beams, built-in storage cupboard and drawers, exposed stone fireplace with grate, radiator,
NB: This room has restricted head height.
12'05 x 11'05
Dormer window to front, exposed beams, eaves storage cupboard, velux window to rear, radiator.
NB: Restricted head height.
Tiled shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash backs, low level W/C, heated towel rail.
At the front, there is a side pedestrian door giving assess into the inner courtyard. To the rear of the property there are double gates opening to a an enclosed rear garden which is landscaped to create a lovely cottage garden with a range of stocked flower and shrub beds interspersed by shingle pathways, patio area, ornamental fish pond, rear access opening through a wisteria arch to parking.
Garage and Parking
Is approached via a shared driveway to the side opening up to a shingle area providing parking for two/three cars. The garage has an up and over door, power and light.
To the rear is a good size stone former piggery with power and light which could be renovated to provide a home office.
From our office in Church Street, turn right into the High Street, continue to the Market Place roundabout and take the second exit into King Street. The property can be found a short way up on the left hand side.