AN EQUESTRIAN Detached country cottage in Ford, within one mile of Wiveliscombe, with approximately four acres, three stables, foaling stable, hay barn and feed room , vehicular access and secure safe grounds. (contd...) Read more
AN EQUESTRIAN Detached country cottage in Ford, within one mile of Wiveliscombe, with approximately four acres, three stables, foaling stable, hay barn and feed room , vehicular access and secure safe grounds. (contd...)
An equestrian property combining four acres of good land with a character, yet contemporary property, within one mile of Wiveliscombe.
We are delighted to offer for sale Ford Gate Cottage on Grants Lane in the popular hamlet of Ford, just one mile north of Wiveliscombe.
The detached property is set in gardens and land of approximately four acres and is perfectly set up as an equestrian home.
The accommodation offers an entrance hall/utility, a large kitchen/dining room with vaulted ceiling, glazed gable end and skylights with plenty of natural light, a large dual aspect sitting room with its own log burner and an additional living room, again with log burner.There is also a useful study, known affectionately by the owners as "the cave" for the dedicated home office space.
At first floor level there is a wide landing with access to two large double bedrooms and a small double bedroom and a large bathroom with separate shower and bath.
The property benefits from double glazing, gas central heating, first class decor throughout and quality floor coverings including tiling, bricks and carpet and has been renovated and refurbished to a high standard by the current owners.
Outside the property There is a garage and off-street parking for several vehicles and trailers.There is secure gated access to gardens immediately to the south and west of the property, low maintenance adjacent to the house with orchard, vegetable garden and fruit garden beyond.There is a gentle slope up to the land, currently arranged in four paddocks, which is gently sloping with good views.There is a feed room with power, light and water, two 11' square stables, a larger foaling stable, a pony stable and a hay barn.There is easy access to bridleways.
The property benefits from mains water and electricity, private drainage, and LPG gas central heating
Council Tax Band E Taunton Deane Borough Council
Ford is a small hamlet just one mile from Wiveliscombe.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.
Hall (Utility)13'4" x 9'8" (4.06m x 2.95m).
Kitchen/dining room16'6" x 14'2" (5.03m x 4.32m).
Living room23'1" x 14' (7.04m x 4.27m).
Sitting room17' x 10'6" (5.18m x 3.2m).
Study12'10" x 6' (3.91m x 1.83m).
First floor landing
Bedroom one16'8" x 10'1" (5.08m x 3.07m).
Bedroom two13'11" (4.24m) x 12'8" (3.86m)26'3" (8m)aximum.
Bedroom three9'4" x 8'7" (2.84m x 2.62m).
Bathroom13'9" x 10'6"19'8"aximum (4.2m x 3.2m6maximum).
Parking for several vehicles
Four stables, feed room and hay barn
Four acres of land
From our office in Wiveliscombe proceed down the High street and turn left onto Church Street.Then turn left onto the B3188, signposted Ford.Proceed approximately three quarters of a mile from the edge of Wiveliscombe and you will see Ford Gate Cottage on the left hand side, which can be accessed from Grants Lane.