High Street, Purton

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
A restored period detached house of character believed to date back to 1820 and is constructed of painted brick elevations under a tiled roof relieved by newly installed double glazed windows. 85 High Street was originally The Coach House for Norbury Court and has three good sized bedrooms and two large reception rooms. There are many period features throughout including original fireplaces, exposed beams, wood panelling and attractive wooden shutters. The property offers extensive parking and a large two storey stone and brick coach house which could be converted to provide a self contained annex or workshops subject to the relevant consents being obtained. The garden at the rear is south facing and is fully enclosed mainly laid to lawn with attractive flower and shrub borders. Purton lies west of Swindon between Wootton Bassett and Cricklade and its name means pear-tree orchard. The name is first recorded as Puritone in 796. Local amenities include public house, shops, dentist, schools and garage.


The house is approached via the front door leading to reception hall with larder with shelving and quarry tiled floor and stairs lead to the first floor. Door leads through to the sitting room which has a coal effect fire with timber surround and attractive tiled hearth. The sitting room looks over to the High street and has attractive wooden shutters. Steps rise to the kitchen which has a range of wooden wall and base units, wall mounted gas fired central heating boiler, plenty of work surfaces and recess for cooker and washing machine and quarry tiled flooring. There is a rear lobby off the kitchen that has a stable door leading to the rear of the property. Off the lobby is a pretty dining room which has attractive wood panelling, exposed beams and window shutters. On the first floor there are 3 good size bedrooms. Bedroom1 enjoys a cast iron fireplace and walk in wardrobe. The bedrooms are complimented by a well appointed bathroom with shower over the bath, and screen, basin and WC.

Gardens and Outside

Off the high street drive lead through electric gates and wrought iron gates to a large paved parking area and garage, which is part of the Coachman's House it is a separate building built of stone and brick with a slate roof and has two levels, presently used as a workshop and garage but could easily be converted to a two/three bedroom annex subject to the necessary consents.

Front garden is elevated from the High Street and has wrought iron railings and small frontage with mature evergreen shrubs.

Gated path leads to the lovely garden of good size and laid mainly to lawn interspersed with mature trees and shrubs with a large paved courtyard leading up to the Coach House. Greenhouse. Two small outhouses. Numerous trees and shrubs. Vegetable garden. Outside lighting and water.

General Information

Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage. Gas fired central heating. Telephone lines subject to the usual transfer regulations.

The property is Band E Swindon Borough Council

If you have any questions about this property, please call Julie Fellows 07828 114578 or email village@henrygeorge.co.uk

COVID Restrictions

We are now able to arrange viewings and valuations. Due to the pandemic, sensible precautions and conditions are now in place, to protect all parties. Before a viewing is arranged we would ask for any potential buyer to have seen the property externally(if possible), be familiar with the area and to have undertaken as much research as possible. Phone us and ask anything. Let us know your likes and dislikes and we will do our best to guide you. We do not want to place at risk our vendors or ourselves, to any unnecessary contact. Ideally viewers should be in a position to proceed and for this property to be what they are looking for, not simply to get an idea with a future view of possibly moving. If any person is 'at risk', had recent contact with anyone showing cold like symptoms, or in any way feels unwell, please inform us so a decision can be made. All viewings will be accompanied. Please wait away from the front door for us to arrive. Please bring hand sanitiser, if possible disposable gloves and face masks. We will open up and when ready ask you to step inside. We will all keep a 2 meter distance. If you wish to see inside a cupboard etc, ask us to open it. Do not touch anything. If you accidently touch anything please inform us so we can disinfect. Once the viewing has taken place please exit the property immediately. We would ask you to then phone us with questions and feedback. We look forward to seeing you.

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