IN A PEACEFUL AND QUIET DEVON/SOMERSET BORDER VILLAGE **1884 SQ FT**An extended and detached four bedroom cottage, set in large gardens with high quality Barbecue Lodge, in a quiet village just over the border into Devon. (contd...) Read more
IN A PEACEFUL AND QUIET DEVON/SOMERSET BORDER VILLAGE **1884 SQ FT**An extended and detached four bedroom cottage, set in large gardens with high quality Barbecue Lodge, in a quiet village just over the border into Devon. (contd...)
A much improved and refurbished detached period cottage in a quiet village just over the Somerset border into Devon.
We are delighted to offer for sale this character period accommodation offering versatile space and creating a warm and comfortable practical family home.
In the past two years the property has undergone major refurbishment and extension and now offers an independent reception hallway, a well-equipped modern kitchen/dining room with island, wine store, dishwasher, fridge and freezer, double Belfast sink and Aga, and a useful cloakroom/shower room with utility area.
The property has been skillfully extended and created an oak vaulted ceiling dining room/garden room overlooking the rear garden with French doors leading out.There is a delightful snug/music room with a double sided log burner and bread oven, also accessible from the living room and sitting room (with TV viewing area).
There are two access points to the first floor where one will find a 17' master bedroom with vaulted ceiling, a luxury bathroom with free standing bath and Volcanic rock bowl and three further bedrooms.Bedrooms two and three can be opened via sliding doors to create one larger room if required.
Outside the property To the side of the property there is off-street parking on a gravelled drive for three vehicles.There is a terrace immediately to the rear of the property which has an east and south aspect, and a large level lawned garden extending down to open countryside.At the foot of the garden there is a chicken run and a high quality locally supplied Bar-b-que lodge with a variety of uses.
The property benefits from mains electricity and water, oil fired central heating and private drainage, and is decorated to a high standard throughout.
There is an underfloor heating system on the ground floor with practical sandstone tiled floors and carpet where appropriate.
The former market town of Wiveliscombe has many shops and amenities including post office, doctors surgery, vets, library, public houses, churches, community office and restaurants. There is a primary and secondary school with recent good OFSTED reports and further education colleges in Taunton. The recreation ground has tennis, football, cricket and rugby clubs, a gym and an open air heated swimming pool.There is public transport to many surrounding areas including Taunton 11 miles distant which also has excellent road (M5) and main line railway links. The beautiful surrounding countryside is easily accessible leading to the Brendon Hills, Quantocks and Exmoor National Park.
Mains electricity and water, private drainage, oil fired central heating
Council Tax Band E Mid Devon Council
Kitchen/dining room17'10" x 16'1" (5.44m x 4.9m).
Dining room17'10" x 13'2" (5.44m x 4.01m).
Music room11'11" x 8'7" (3.63m x 2.62m).
Sitting room and Living room24'9" x 13'8" (7.54m x 4.17m).
Ground floor shower room
Bedroom one17'2" x 13'9" (5.23m x 4.2m).
Bedroom two12'10" x 8'4" (3.91m x 2.54m).
Bedroom three11'4" x 8'8" (3.45m x 2.64m).
Bedroom four9'4" x 9'1" (2.84m x 2.77m).
From our office in Wiveliscombe, proceed west out of the town on the B3227 through Waterrow.Having passed through Waterrow, turn left at Venn Cross, signposted Clayhanger and then immediately right.Follow this lane into the village and the property will be found on the left hand side, approximately 80 yards beyond the church.