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Property Details

Property NameLock House, Crofton, Marlborough, Wiltshirehighly rated property
Property Locationview map
Property Type2 bedroom detached house
PriceOIEO £495,000
For further information & viewings, contactMichael Trussell
tel: 01672 870674

Summary of Property

Rare opportunity to live Off grid in a 200 year old Lock Keepers cottage in good repair and set in 1/3 acre. Enjoying living beside the Kennet and Avon Canal.
Offers in excess of £495k.

Environmentally Friendly Features

Solar hot water
Solar electricity
Own water supply
Septic tank
Rainwater harvesting
Rayburn with wood adaptor supplies heating
250mm roof insulation
Hunter woodburner

Dimensions of Rooms (m)

Kitchen7.29 x 2.70
Lounge5.13 x 4.10
Bedroom 14.73 x 3.86
Bedroom 23.13 x 3.45
Other RoomsThe kitchen includes a dining area.
Garden Room 3.31 x 3.00
Lobby 3.02 x 1.84
Bathroom with bath, shower & wc 3.33 x 2.54
Porch 1.30 x 1.78
Details of HeatingRayburn in kitchen heats 5 radiators; Hunter Oakwood wood burner in living room
Average annual cost of utilities, electric, gas, oil, etc.£500
Ground RentNone
Details of any Accreditation or rating, e.g., BRE EcoHomes, SAP, NHERTBC

Details of Garden or Outside Space

Just over 1/3 acre ground including flower and veg. beds, orchard and fenced chicken area. Outbuildings include studio (2.4 x 5.39), fuel & solar store, shepherd’s hut (2.09 x 3.44), 3 sheds, restored privy, and woodshed.

Transport & Local Amenities

Parking facilities Off-road parking
Secure bicycle storage?Yes
Nearest shop/Post Office1km
Nearest leisure facilities1km
Nearest train station1.5km
Nearest bus-stop to main town/city1km

Further Information

A rare opportunity to acquire an unusual property that is remotely situated yet close to all main services.


Being close to water has the property or garden been flooded?

It has never been flooded, nor is ever likely to be, as the canal water levels are controlled by a weir which diverts surplus water into a stream which flows between the canal and railway on the opposite side from the property. This stream takes any surplus water to the level below the lock. The level of the canal immediately outside the house is several feet below the bottom levels of the house.

Who owns the surrounding farmland?

The land is owned by Ramsbury Estates, but is farmed by a tenant farmer, Mr Robert Vines.


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Details last updated: 2020-03-09 16:45:36

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