Turnpike Cottage, Charlton


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 1
IN NEED OF UPDATING - A period one bedroom detached cottage (686 sq ft),

in a popular village, with a good size garden.

For Sale by online PUBLIC AUCTION, unless sold prior, Wednesday 17th November.

The Property

Thought to date from 1808, this former turnpike house on the Malmesbury to Cricklade road was disturnpiked in 1876. It has elevations of local Cotswold stone beneath a stone tile covered roof. At the rear is a more recent rendered extension. It comprises a triple aspect living room, kitchen, bathroom and two store rooms on the ground floor, with a large bedroom on the first floor. To the rear is a chiefly lawned garden with several useful sheds. The property has electric heating and requires some updating.

Method of Sale

The online auction will run between 1pm and 4pm on Wednesday 17 November, unless sold prior to auction (with exchange of contracts). The winning bidder, assuming the reserve is met, is legally bound to exchange contracts and pay a 10% deposit, with completion 28 days thereafter. The winning bidder will also be required to pay a non-refundable reservation fee of 3% inc VAT of the winning bid, in addition to the purchase price, subject to a minimum fee of £4,800 inc VAT. The auction is powered and carried out by Whoobid and is subject to their terms and conditions, which will form part of the auction pack. We strongly recommend that you instruct a legal representative to review the legal pack prior to bidding. Bidders will be required to register with Whoobid in order to download the legal pack (https://www.whoobid.co.uk/accueil/auction/914) and, if you choose to bid on the property, you will be required to complete further identity checks for anti-money laundering purposes, and provide card details before you are able to place a bid.


Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected. Council Tax Band D - £1,941.09 payable for 2021/22. EPC rating Band G - 13.


Charlton has a popular pub/restaurant, The Horse & Groom and a church. The village adjoins the Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire's Estate, Charlton Park, which hosts the annual WOMAD festival. The neighbouring towns of Malmesbury and Tetbury cater for everyday shopping requirements, while the cosmopolitan centres of Bath and Cheltenham are both within a 28 mile radius. The M4 provides excellent access to the areas major employment centres and Kemble railway station, seven miles distant links to Paddington in around 75 minutes.

Directions to SN16 9DL

Head east from Malmesbury on the B4040 to Charlton. As you enter the village, the property is on your left hand side on the junction of The Street and Tetbury Lane.

Arrange viewing 01666 238051

Blount & Maslin

50 High Street, Malmesbury, Wiltshire

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