Rookery Cottage, Uphill


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  • Bedrooms: 3

A stunning period family home full of charm and character, perfectly blending the old (exposed timbers and beams, attractive original fireplaces), with the new (stylish bespoke kitchen, partial underfloor heating, modern bathrooms). This impressive cottage has been creatively extended to the side by its architect owner to incorporate a magnificent oak framed family room with a vaulted ceiling. There is also planning granted for a 4th bedroom in the loft under Kennet Planning Approval K/45384. The Building Regulation Approval was 2005/0994/FP. Inside the property has three bedrooms complemented by ample reception space. The dining room features exposed wooden flooring, a fitted dresser and an Inglenook fireplace with an inviting log burner. The sitting room also has an attractive open fireplace and opens into the aforementioned family room with uplighters, both these rooms have English oak flooring with underfloor heating. The beautiful handmade kitchen by 'Guild Anderson Design Studio' has granite worktops and travertine limestone flooring. It is well equipped with an integrated fridge/freezer, dish washer and 'Range' style cooker (LPG). There is a rear lobby/study with fitted desk, a vaulted utility with ample storage cupboards, a cellar, downstairs wet room and flexible occasional bedroom/music room/office with a wall of custom made birch storage cupboards. On the first floor there are two generous dual aspect double bedrooms full or character, a single bedroom and modern family bathroom.

Outside there is parking, a garage, an office and a workshop behind it. This building could offer scope for conversion to an an annexe (stpp). The wonderful south facing mature gardens are packed with colourful herbaceous borders, private seating areas, various raised veg beds, fruit bushes and specimen trees.


'Rookery Cottage' is located in a pleasant rural setting along a small tranquil lane. The very picturesque village of Urchfont forms part of the famous Pewsey Vale with its surrounding rolling downland and countryside. The village is renowned for its central duck pond and village Green, fine period properties and has an excellent junior school, Church, a popular public house, community shop/ post office, a very active village hall, over 30 different societies and other local amenities. Devizes is about six miles away and Pewsey, where there is a mainline railway station (Paddington about one hour), a similar distance away. The other major centres of Swindon, Chippenham, Marlborough, Bath and Salisbury are all within a thirty mile radius.

Property Information

Tenure: Freehold. Council Tax: Band E. EPC Rating: F

Services: Oil fired central heating, mains water, drainage and electricity and under floor heating to a number of ground floor rooms

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