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WHERE: Geneva Cottages, Derry Hill
ASKING PRICE: £239,950

DETAILS: A DELIGHTFUL two bedroom semi detached period cottage situated down a country lane on the edge of the popular thriving village of Derry Hill. The property is in need of some updating but offers a wealth of potential to put your own mark on it or extend subject to the necessary consents.

The accommodation offers reception hall, sitting room with open fireplace, kitchen/breakfast room, good size dining room/family room, downstairs bathroom and separate WC, first floor landing and two double bedrooms. Other benefits include double glazing and gas central heating.

To the front is lawned garden and driveway providing off road parking leading to a timber garage. To the rear is a lawned garden enjoying a good degree of privacy and an open aspect.

Situation – The property is ideally situated down a country lane on the edge of the sought after village of Derry Hill, midway between Calne and Chippenham enjoying an enviable open outlook towards the Bowood Estate and within walking distance of the The Soho Inn at Studley. Derry Hilll offers a very good primary school, popular village pub, shop, village hall and church. It is also the home of Bowood House, gardens, championship standard golf course and Hotel/Spa. Chippenham and Calne offer an extensive range of amenities and senior schools. Chippenham has a mainline rail station and M4 J.17 is c.8 miles.


Accommodation Comprises

Reception Hall – Wooden entrance door. Double glazed window to side. Radiator. Door to stairs to first floor. Under stairs cupboard. Doors to:

Sitting Room – 13’5″ maximum x 12’5″ (4.09m maximum x 3.78m) – Double glazed window to side. Radiator. Feature open fireplace with stone suround and hearth. Ceiling beam. Television point. Telephone point. Three wall light points.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room – 16’4″ x 9’0″ (4.98m x 2.74m) – Double glazed window to front and side. Drawer and cupboard base units with work surfaces over and tiled splash backs. Single bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit. Fitted cupboards. Freestanding gas cooker. Wall mounted gas fired combination boiler for central heating and hot water. Door to rear porch. Door to:

Dining Room/Family Room – 11’10” x 11’1″ (3.61m x 3.38m) – Double glazed window to rear. Radiator. Wood laminate flooring.

Bathroom – Obscure double glazed window to rear. Radiator. Panelled bath. Pedestal wash basin. Wall mounted electric fan heater. Sliding door to walk-in cupboard with double glazed window to rear.

Separate Wc – Obscure double glazed window to rear. Wall hung wash basin. Low level WC.

Rear Porch – Double glazed door to garden.

First Floor Landing – Double glazed window to side. Built-in cupboards. Doors to:

Bedroom One – 12’3″ maximum x 12’8″ (3.73m maximum x 3.86m) – Double glazed window to side. Radiator.

Bedroom Two – 13’8″ x 9’2″ (4.17m x 2.79m) – Double glazed window to rear. Radiator.


Front Garden – Hedge to front boundary. Stone chipped pathway to front door. Driveway providing off road parking. Laid to lawn with flower and shrub borders.

Timber Garage – Double doors. Power and light.

Rear Garden – Enjoying a good degree of privacy with laurel hedging and open aspect to the rear. Stone chipped seating area and laid to lawn beyond.

Directions – Take the A4 from Chippenham towards Calne. Pass the Lysley Arms and proceed up and over the hill where at the crossroads turn right into Derry Hill. Take the first left on the right hand bend into Old Road. The property will be found on the left towards the end of this country lane.



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