- NO ONWARD CHAIN
- Beautifully renovated former pub known as The Cross Keys Inn
- Three double bedrooms with en-suite potential
- 24ft sitting room with inglenook fireplace and open fire
- Stylish modern kitchen
- Dining room
- Barn with potential for conversion
- Studio and potting shed
- Large driveway with generous parking
Converted by the current owners from the former Cross Keys Inn is this detached characterful home offering a wealth of charm and period features as well as flexible living and further potential to convert the barn (subject to consents) and additional outbuildings. The original property dates back to the mid 17 Century and is reputed to have had Charles Dickens stay whilst writing the famous Pickwick Papers making it a truly historical property to own and enjoy. The interior is beautifully styled with a wonderful blend of original features and modern living which include new electrics, bathroom, kitchen and much more. Arranged over two floors the accommodation includes a fine sitting room which enjoys two open fireplaces of which one is an Inglenook, timber beams, solid wood floorboards, built in storage units and access into the front porch which is currently used as a place to enjoy a morning coffee! The newly fitted kitchen has a range of freestanding units, range cooker and solid wood work tops, and is semi open plan to the pantry with matching floor tiles throughout. Access to the dining room can be gained via the pantry and sitting room where there is another open fireplace and access to the garden.
The bedrooms are divided over the two floors with the master bedroom which has the space and
and plenty of room to design an exciting full bathroom suite within. On the first floor are two beautiful double bedrooms, stylish family bathroom, landing area and reading area/study.
The gated entrance leads into the spacious driveway from Biddestone Lane where there is gated access to the garden and access to the barn which also has scope to convert into ancillary accommodation (subject to planning and consent). Access to the kitchen can also be gained via a gate and courtyard area where one can find the studio and potting shed. To the rear is an enclosed garden with attractive patio area leading onto a level lawn with planted borders.
Corsham is a pretty and historic town of architectural significance located on the southern fringes of the Cotswolds, an area of outstanding natural beauty and some 8 miles North East of the fine Georgian City of Bath. The town, noted for its fine High Street, has a wealth of beautiful and historic buildings dating from the 16th Century such as the Alms House and the historic Corsham Court with its landscaped open parkland. The town caters for most day to day needs with a range of national and bespoke shops, coffee houses, boutiques, restaurants and a variety of public houses. There are very good Primary and Secondary schools and the new Corsham Leisure Centre. Communications are excellent: Bath, Bristol and Swindon are all within easy motoring distance; there are fast road links to London and the West Country via the M4 motorway (J17 and 18 approximately 15 - 20 minutes away); and main line rail services are available from either Bath or Chippenham.