Chancellors are delighted to bring to market Swiss Cottage – a simply magical three-bedroom cottage in the village of Shrivenham, Swindon – with approved planning permission.
Set in c.0.33 acres, this grade II listed Thatched cottage is bursting with whimsical fairy tale charm and brings to mind the setting of classic tales including Hansel and Gretel and Little Red Riding Hood. Built in 1850 as a summer house by Lord Barrington of Beckett Park, Swiss Cottage was designed in the same style as Lord Barrington’s honeymoon accommodation in Switzerland.
As a result, this grade II listed detached thatched cottage is truly magical and offers an abundance of original features, such as thatched roofing in a gable design and authentic cut timber, providing plenty of scope for your imagination to run wild. Situated within the Vale of White Horse, the incredibly quaint cottage is so special it even features in the 1982 English Cottages publication by Candida Lycett Green.
Perhaps the most exciting feature, however, is the fact that it offers amazing potential. Planning Permission P19/V2091/HH has already been granted for a new linked extension building to the rear of the existing structure.
Representing the sale of Swiss Cottage, Ben Lewington, Sales Manager at Chancellors Carterton, said: “This is quite simply one of the most unique properties I have ever come across. It represents an unmissable opportunity to not only own a piece of history, but to create a truly stunning residence. The current plans provide the scope to create a new master bedroom with en-suite bathroom on the ground floor, and a living/dining/kitchen area with an external sunken patio on the lower ground floor.”
The current property includes a private driveway, a well-manicured front garden, an out-building and several sheds. Of the three bedrooms, two are double in size, and there is a family bathroom, reception room, lounge and kitchen/dining room.
If this sounds like the property of your dreams contact us today to arrange a viewing.
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