Set within a stone's throw of the Malmesbury's town centre, Culver View enjoys stunning views across a pretty ancient townscape and Cotswold's landscape – used to strategic advantage when the house was the base for Cromwell’s commanding officers in the civil war.
Set on the city walls and boasting many period details, this charming property is is laid out over three floors offering the perfect base for families or groups of friends looking to discover all the delights of the surrounding area.
Enter the property into a modern and welcoming kitchen/diner boasting an array of modern conveniences, and French doors leading to the outside space.
This elevated position and commanding view across the town allows for the perfect break.
The sitting room presents you with a choice of comfortable seating options, as well as a glorious woodburner for those chilly winter evenings.
On the first floor, there are two well-presented bedrooms; a double and a twin (can be made up as a king-size double if preferred - please confirm your preference), as well as a cool and contemporary family bathroom with under floor heating.
Climb to the second level, where you will find the master suite, with double bed and en-suite with a spacious shower, underfloor heating and heated mirror.
Outside the property has a beautiful garden enclosed by a stone wall and fencing, well-maintained with established trees.
The property is dog friendly, not just dog tolerant!!The kitchen is laid out with space below for your dog's bed and there are hooks by the kitchen doors for leads and towels.There is even a pet shower with a hot and cold mixer hose to give your four legged friends a wash before stepping back inside from a muddy walk.There are dog walks in several directions within minutes from the cottage - despite it also only being a stone's throw from the High Street.
Culver View is one of the earliest buildings in Malmesbury - circa 16th century.
It played host to the Civil War Military Governor, and was the base for the 18th century election fixing by a local squire, when Malmesbury was a 'rotten borough'.
Malmesbury town boasts a wide selection of pubs, shops and restaurants, the majority of which are on the High Street, less than 5 minutes walk from the house.
Conveniently, there is also a Waitrose a 10minute walk or 2-minute drive away.
The cottage is also within walking distance of Charlton Park, site of the annual WOMAD Festival.
Discover the local area and nearby towns of Tetbury and Cirencester, as well as the larger cities of Bath and Bristol.
There are also several important country houses close by including Badminton, Highgrove and Cirencester Park, while the Westonbirt Arboretum is also a particular highlight.
Choose this fantastic base for your next UK holiday.
Highchair, cot and stairgate available on request.
About the location
Chippenham 11 miles; Cirencester 13 miles; Bath 23 miles; Tetbury 5 miles.
Dating back to the Iron Age and reputedly the oldest borough in England, the pretty market town of Malmesbury is located on a hilltop in the southern Cotswolds. Malmesbury is steeped in history and offers visitors over 400 listed buildings, a 15th century Market Cross, a ruined 7th century Benedictine abbey, an annual carnival and many independent shops, cafes and traditional pubs. Abbey House Gardens, home to 'The Naked Gardeners' can also be found in Malmesbury (Note: The gardeners are clothed during normal opening hours) and the annual Womad Music Festival is close by at Charlton Park. The area offers many country houses, including Rodmarton Manor and Gardens, and Chavenage House, a fine example of a Cotswold manor unchanged for 400 years. Just a short drive away is The Cotswold Water Park, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, covering 40 square miles and offering a wide range of activities, including boating, waterskiing, fishing, cycling, golf and horse riding, plus Bath, Cirencester and Tetbury are all within easy reach and well worth a visit.
Note: There is a steep staircase at this property, therefore unsuitable for those with limited mobility