The Fox, Swindon, Wiltshire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A charming detached stone built cottage with beautiful landscaped gardens extending to ¼ acres set in this desirable rural hamlet located close to Purton, Cricklade and with the additional facilities of Swindon nearby. This unique cottage provides

both character features and spacious and flexible accommodation.

To the front a double garage with electric roller door and driveway parking for two cars with a mature planted front garden providing privacy to the property.

The entrance porch flows into a versatile reception hall with solid oak flooring and feature stove, a staircase leads to the first floor and under stairs storage cupboard provides useful storage.

At the heart of this attractive home lies the open plan kitchen /diner and family room. Situated at the rear it benefits from two sets of French doors opening out to the patio and garden beyond. This flexible space has ample room to accommodate a large dining table, soft seating and the comprehensively fitted kitchen with a range of gloss cream units, integrated double oven, induction hob, extractor, dishwasher, larder fridge and a separate freezer. Ceramic tiled flooring flows throughout this spacious living environment and there are character features such as dressed stone wall and exposed beams.

Great flexibility is provided by two further reception rooms one currently used as a home office, previously a formal dining room and a well-proportioned sitting room the focal point of which is the inglenook fireplace housing a wood burning stove. This dual aspect room has a further garden room to the rear. Completing the ground floor, a study, cloakroom and a utility room with plumbing for washing machine, wall mounted oil-fired boiler,sink and access to the garage.

To the first floor, landing with airing cupboard. Master bedroom with dressed stone wall, exposed brick chimney breast and a good size en-suite shower room with a walk-in wardrobe and airing cupboard. Three further bedrooms, all of which benefit from built-in cupboards. A lovely family bathroom with solid wooden floor, exposed beams, Velux roof light, large double ended bath, a separate shower, basin and WC.

An impressive feature of this fine home are the extensive landscaped gardens, the well-tended lawns are interspersed by deep planted mature borders leading through to a further lawn area with established trees and shrubs, a quality timber summer house with garden store and an additional timber shed. Open views to the rear across the neighbouring fields.


We are advised that mains water and electricity are connected, with private drainage via a septic tank. Oil fired heating feeding radiators.


Council Tax Band 'F' charges for 2020/21 £2,793.05


Wiltshire Council, Monkton Park, Chippenham, Wiltshire. SN15 1ER. Tel: 0300 456 0109.


Freehold offering vacant possession upon completion.


The Fox is a hamlet on the edge of the popular village of Purton which lies some 5 miles to the North West of Swindon and offers pleasant semi-rural living whilst still having excellent access to the abundance of amenities in both Swindon and Cricklade..

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Moore Allen - Sales

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