Match Box Cottage, Malmesbury

Guide price

Bedrooms: 2
A very stylish 17th Century Grade II Listed cottage (814 sq ft), tucked away just off the town centre.

2 large bedrooms, one with a dressing area, refitted shower room. Large open-plan

sitting room with newly fitted kitchen. Paved sitting out area and courtyard.

The Property

This late 17th Century Grade II Listed cottage is tucked away in a secluded location in the immediate town centre with accommodation arranged over three floors. The living accommodation is arranged in one large open plan room providing a sociable cooking, eating and sitting space. The current owner has installed a new kitchen with oak work surfaces and a combined island unit/breakfast bar. The shower room has been stylishly refitted and there are new oak latch style doors, and a water softener. The sitting room and first floor bedroom have window seats with storage under. There are delightful country views from the seating area in the courtyard.

The Accommodation

The front door leads into a large open plan sitting/dining/kitchen which has a huge ceiling beam and Karndean wood effect flooring. The kitchen area has a range of units with space for a cooker and the washing machine. A cupboard by the front door houses the gas combination boiler, while adjacent is a window seat with useful storage under. Stairs lead off to the first floor with a cupboard under. On the landing, the former airing cupboard now provides useful storage space. The larger bedroom next door has a curtained storage area and window seat with storage under. The stylish shower room next door has painted floor boards and wall panelling. A door and stairs continue to the second floor and lead directly into the dual aspect second bedroom with a dressing area.


There is a paved sitting out area in front of the cottage with a second courtyard a short distance away from where you can enjoy far reaching views over the river valley.


All mains connected. A gas combination boiler supplies central heating and hot water. Council Tax band C - £2,132.81 payable for 2024/25. There is no EPC as the cottage is Listed.


Malmesbury lies close to the border of Wiltshire and Gloucestershire, 14 miles south of Cirencester and 10 miles north of Chippenham, with Swindon 16 miles to the east and Bath 24 miles to the west. It has a good selection of shops including a Waitrose supermarket, a regular farmers' market, a library, museum, leisure centre with pool, two primary schools and an Ofsted rated Outstanding secondary school. It is also home to the UK headquarters of Dyson, who employ over 3000 people. J17 of the M4, 5 miles south, provides access to the area's major employment centres and there are trains to Paddington in just over an hour from Chippenham, Kemble and Swindon.

Directions to SN16 0AA

Proceed to the top of the High Street, bear left and continue around the sharp right hand bend by the mirror. The cottage is tucked away at the rear and approached through a green gate numbered 24, 28 and 30.

01666 238051

Blount & Maslin

50 High Street, Malmesbury, Wiltshire

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