7 Outer Silk Mills, Malmesbury

Guide price

Bedrooms: 2
A spacious and well presented second floor apartment (1035 sq ft) in a Listed former Silk Mill,

with views over the river and town roof tops.

2 double bedrooms, luxury shower room. Hall, large sitting/dining room,

fitted kitchen, Communal gardens. Private allocated parking space.

The Property

This former silk mill is Grade II Listed and dates from the 18th century. It was converted in the mid 1980's into 11 flats. Number 7 is situated on the second floor of the building, one of the most desirable parts of the Mill. The bathroom has very recently been upgraded and is now a stylish shower room, and new floor coverings have been fitted throughout. In recent years the kitchen was refitted and a Vaillant gas fired combi boiler installed. The apartment is a short walk form the Waitrose supermarket and the High Street, and enjoys an open aspect over the town river bridge and roof tops.

The Accommodation

Communal entrance door with mail boxes and door intercom. Stairs to the second floor lead to a landing with a large storage cupboard. The private front door leads into the spacious hall with five double glazed windows and wood effect luxury vinyl tile flooring which continues into the kitchen. There is a useful built-in storage cupboard with plumbing for the washing machine and a water softener. The spectacular sitting/dining room has seven windows on three elevations making it extremely light and airy. Feature exposed stone wall and panoramic view over the lower High Street and the river Avon. Next door the kitchen has an electric oven, gas hob and extractor over. There is a sink with waste disposal, a fridge/freezer and space for a dishwasher. The larger bedroom has one wall of built-in wardrobes and the second bedroom can accommodate twin beds, albeit currently used as a home office. The refitted shower room has electric underfloor heating with a large shower enclosure, a contemporary vanity basin and heated towel rail.


Immediately adjoining the rear of the mill is an area of communal garden and residents parking, where No. 7 has a private allocated space. The nearby St Aldhelms Mead park also provides picnic benches.


Although technically leasehold, the purchaser on completion will receive a £1 share in OSM Ltd (Outer Silk Mills), who own the freehold. The maintenance charge for 2022 is £184 per month. This covers buildings insurance, external repainting and repairs to the fabric of the building, cleaning and electricity charges for the internal communal areas, as well as garden maintenance, and external water and electricity charges. All mains connected. The gas boiler supplies radiators and central heating. Council Tax Band C - £1,935.99 for 2022/23. There is no EPC as the property is Listed.


Malmesbury lies close to the border of Wiltshire and Gloucestershire, 14 miles south of Cirencester and 10 miles north of Chippenham, with Swindon 16 miles to the east and Bath 24 miles to the west. It has a good selection of shops including a Waitrose supermarket, a regular farmers' market, a library, museum, leisure centre with pool, two primary schools and an Ofsted rated Outstanding secondary school. It is also home to the UK headquarters of Dyson, who employ over 3000 people. J17 of the M4, 5 miles south, provides access to the area's major employment centres and there are trains to Paddington in just over an hour from Chippenham, Kemble and Swindon.

Directions to SN16 9LP

Proceed down Malmesbury High Street, over the river bridge and the Outer Silk Mill is on your left hand side. The apartment is located on the second floor with the communal entrance door under the archway.

01666 238051

Blount & Maslin

50 High Street, Malmesbury, Wiltshire

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