73 High Street
267.65 sq m
Guide price £695,000(€787,903)

High StreetCricklade, Swindon, SN6 6DD


    Key features

    • Beautiful period features
    • South East facing garden
    • Driveway parking
    • Offers enormous scope for enhancement
    • Walled garden
    • There is a large and accessible attic space which would lend itself perfectly to being converted (subject to the necessary planning consent).

    A splendid four bedroomed Grade II listed town house, steeped in history.

    About this property

    • The Old Manor House is an outstanding double fronted house positioned perfectly in within the well regarded village of Cricklade. The property dates back to the 1700's, is Grade II listed and retains a wealth of period features including sash windows, timber beams and fireplaces.

      The property offers enormous scope for enhancement and currently offers well laid out accommodation over two floors. On the ground floor there are three light and spacious reception rooms, a breakfast room with views of the garden, double glass panelled doors and a porch leading out. Adjacent is a well laid out kitchen.

      On the first floor there are three double bedrooms, a further bedroom and family bathroom. The entire house is steeped in rich history and charm and there is an abundance of character throughout.

      In 1813 the property was known locally as St Mary's Poor House later becoming The Old Manor House, by 1902 it was listed as a dwelling house, stabling and coach house.

      The house further benefits from scope to enhance and the opportunity from some internal modernisation. It's also worth noting that there is a large and accessible attic space which would lend itself perfectly to being converted (Subject to the necessary planning consent).

      Externally the large south-east facing garden is accessed via from the breakfast room or a side access running alongside the property. The Old Manor House has the huge advantage of parking for two cars, lawn area with formal borders, large vegetable patch and a useful stone outbuilding.

      Externally the south-east facing garden is accessed via double doors and rear porch from the breakfast room or a single door from the kitchen. The garden is very private and has been landscaped and maintained. It features a gravelled terrace, which creates the perfect space for alfresco dining. The garden has a generous lawned area as well as good size borders, mature shrubs & trees.

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    The history behind this house is truly outstanding and dates back in parts to 1600's.

    Sebastian HipwoodProperty agent

    Local information

    • The Saxon town of Cricklade is situated on the northern edge of Wiltshire with the Thames Path National Trail passing through the town. Surrounding countryside makes it an ideal location for walking, cycling and horse riding whilst its bustling High Street offers a wide selection of amenities including a post office, dentist, doctors' surgeries, chemist, three churches, four public houses and Cricklade House Hotel & Country Club is nearby. A comprehensive range of shops and services can be found in nearby Cirencester, Swindon or Marlborough, all of which have large supermarkets including Waitrose. Well regarded local state primary and secondary schools are readily available and private sector schools include Marlborough College, Cheltenham College, Beaudesert Park, Hatherop Castle, Pinewood, Prior Park (Prep and Pre-Prep in Cricklade), St Mary's Calne and Westonbirt.
    • Sporting and leisure activities in the area include racing at
    • Cheltenham and Newbury, polo at Cirencester Park, hunting with the VWH and eventing at Gatcombe. The nearby Cotswold Water Park has outstanding sporting facilities for all ages including water skiing, cable wakeboarding, sailing, clay
    • pigeon shooting, wildlife walks and angling. Cricklade also has a Leisure Centre with gym and swimming pool. The town is well placed for easy access to the A419/A417 providing access to Swindon and the M4 to the south and Gloucester and the M5 to the north, whilst Swindon and Kemble train stations offer direct and regular services to London Paddington in 55 and 85 minutes respectively.

    Additional information

    • South Cerney 5 miles • Cirencester 8 miles
    • Swindon 10 miles (London Paddington in 55 minutes)
    • Kemble 12 miles (London Paddington in 85 minutes)
    • (all mileages and times are approximate)
    • Directions: From Cirencester head south on the A419 towards Swindon. Continue along the dual carriageway for approximately 7 miles and then take the exit signed to Cricklade. Go straight over the mini roundabout and on to Calcutt Street. At the next mini roundabout turn right on to the High Street, go down the High Street and The Old Manor can be found on your right hand side after approximately 300 yards.
    • EPC Exempt