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Idyllic cottage on the banks of the River Avon

The Old Post Office cottages sit in a slightly elevated position on the edge of the popular village of Lake in Wilshire. Originally dating back to the 17th century, the house was once three terraced cottages but was subsequently converted into a single dwelling which comprises traditional flint and brick elevations under a thatched roof.

The interior still retains period features including exposed timber work and open fireplaces. Accommodation is spacious and features a stunning drawing room with a wonderful inglenook fireplace; cosy sitting room with a wood-burning stove and access to the study, and a generous master bedroom with stunning views out over the river.

Accommodation in total comprises: Entrance hall, sitting room, drawing room, dining room, kitchen, four bedrooms and two bathrooms.


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Outside the gardens are a key feature of the property, sloping gently down to the banks of the River Avon – the garden is mainly laid to lawn with well-stocked shrub borders and a range of fruit trees including apple and plum trees and provides tranquil views and complete privacy.

Old Post Office cottages are situated on the edge of Lake in the Avon Valley in Wilshire, just under eight miles from Salisbury. Local amenities can be found in Upper, Lower and Middle Woodford while trains to London depart regularly from Salisbury and Amesbury.

The guide price is £825,000. For further information please contact Knight Frank on 01962 850 333 or visit

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