An immaculately presented and thoughtfully upgraded four bedroom character home with beautiful country views.
A four bedroom charming period family cottage situated in an attractive rural location with walking and cycling routes from the back door into the Cranborne Chase AONB. The charming town centre of Mere, which is nestled in the South West Wiltshire Downs, is just a short walk away offering local amenities. The property has a private driveway with plenty of space for vehicles, a double garage and a studio office/gym that is another versatile space.
A303 1 mile, Gillingham 5 miles, Shaftesbury 8 miles, Wincanton 9 miles, Frome 16 miles, Bath 26 miles
Train Station: Gilligham to waterloo 130 minutes.
International Airport: Bournemouth International Airport 34 miles, Southampton Airport 50 miles
Situated on the southern fringes of the market town of Mere, this lovely cottage is perfectly located on the edge of the town to enjoy the tranquilty of the countryside yet be walking distance from the town centre. Mere is located just off the A303, thus providing excellent communication links both East & West. The larger town of Gillingham is just a 10 minute drive away, with Wincanton further afield. This sizeable family home is perfect for an outdoor lifestyle with an excellent variety of parks in close proximity, walking and cycling
routes from the door step in the Cranborne Chase AONB.
The West Country is excellently catered for with a range of state and private schools. There is a state primary school in the village and the highly regarded Gilligham School is just 10 minutes drive away. Private schools nearby include Port Regis, King`s School, Clayesmore, Bryanston, Sherborne and many more. Schools slightly further afield but within an hour include Leweston and Millfield. Further details for independent schools can be obtained from isc.co.uk or via schoolsearch.co.uk. More comprehensive state school
information can be obtained via the local authority at wilts.gov.uk.
Local, Sporting & Recreational
Nestled at the foot of the South West
Wiltshire downs, Mere is a thriving local community, it offers both shopping and dining facilities with two highly-regarded pubs. The small town also boasts 3 active churches, including St Michael`s parish Church, local shops and a popular cafe. Leisure opportunities nearby include a cricket club, racing at Wincanton and the National Trust`s world famous Stourhead Gardens. Additionally, the neighbouring towns of Gillingham and Wincanton offer a good range of facilities and supermarkets including Waitrose.
Causeway Cottage is a charming 19th Century detached period countryside property. This spacious family home has been immaculately updated by the current vendors to retain the integrity and character of the traditional cottage yet offer a cosy and modern interior. The beautiful dual aspect, oak floored, open plan kitchen diner/family room is a large and refined space with a light and airy feel. This contemporary yet classic feel continues upstairs with glass and oak bannisters and a well-proportioned and free flowing layout offering spacious bedrooms. The extension to the rear can be extended further (subject to planning) to add an extra reception room. The property enjoys excellent views from all aspects and abutting open countryside provides a quiet rural setting.
The accommodation comprises:
• Open plan Kitchen/dining/family room
• Triple aspect sitting room
• Boot room
• Spacious landing area with study area
• Principal bedroom with underfloor heated en-suite
• Three double bedrooms
• Large family bathroom with underfloor heating
• Driveway parking for 4 or more cars
• Double Garage
The studio is very private and overlooks the fields as it is dual aspect. It is fully insulated and is a very versatile space with it currently being used as an home office and gym. It is accessed via the rear garden. It has the possibility of being used as annexe accommodation (STP).
Gardens & Grounds
The property is accessed via a large gravelled drive which leads to the double garage. The landscaped garden wraps around the property meaning the sun remains present in the garden until the evening which can be caught on the patio area at the rear of the property. The garden also includes a woodstore, raised beds, an old
apple tree and the studio.
Fox Grant and their clients give notice that:
1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property.
2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.
3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are forguidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Fox Grant has not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.
Plans, Areas and Schedules These are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for
reference only. Any error or mis-statement shall not annul the sale or entitle either party to
compensation in respect thereof.
Local Authority Wiltshire Council Tel: 0300 456 0100
Council Tax Band E
Energy Performance Certificate D
Services Mains (metered) water, electricity, oil heating, Mains drainage.
Fixtures & Fittings Unless mentioned specifically all fixture, fittings and garden ornaments
are excluded from the sale.
Tenure The property is sold as Freehold and will be sold with vacant possession on
Prepared by Charlotte Roberts Barr February 2021
Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.