Curload, Stoke St. Gregory, Taunton, TA3

£650,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
A striking period house offering characterful five bedroom living accommodation, together with a one bedroom annexe, large gardens and frontage to the river Tone, in all just over half an Acre.

This attractive period property is believed to date back to some 300 years or so and is of red brick elevations under a pitched tiled roof. The accommodation boasts a wealth of character features and briefly comprises an entrance hall with stairs rising to the first floor, either side of the hallway is a dining room and living room both with inglenook fireplaces and an opening through from the living room flows into the kitchen. From here a garden room can be accessed enjoying views over the grounds, as well as a utility and W.C. In addition is a downstairs guest bedroom with en-suite wet room which is disabled friendly. There are two flights of stairs to the first floor, the main staircase being from the hall which leads to four bedrooms and a family bathroom with the master enjoying a generous en-suite with both a shower and bath. A second flight of stairs from the rear hall leads up to a one bedroom annexe which comprises an open plan kitchen/living/dining area and en-suite double bedroom. In addition to the living accommodation is a large single storey barn attached to the rear which subject to the necessary consents could be converted to a holiday let, games room, gym or similar if required.

The property is situated in Curload, within the village of Stoke St Gregory, which is on the edge of the Somerset Levels—an area famous for its Withy beds and basket making and designated as an environmentally sensitive area. Close by is the village of North Curry and between them, North Curry and Stoke St Gregory provide a range of local facilities including post offices, primary schools, general stores, health centre and churches. A variety of pubs can be found in the area, serving excellent food including the renowned Firehouse at Curry Rivel and more locally, The King Alfred Inn. A more comprehensive range of amenities are available in the county town of Taunton about ten miles away including excellent state and independent schools, theatre, County Cricket Ground and railway station with frequent services to London Paddington. The M5 motorway is extremely accessible with Junction 25 only 7.5 miles from the property. There are numerous, all-year round attractions with the nearby Willows and Wetland Centre and a number of National Trust properties. Excellent walking can be enjoyed along the droves and the many footpaths in the area.

The property is set back from the public highway and a pedestrian path leads to the front door flanked on either side by lawned gardens all contained within attractive dwarf brick walling. To the side of the property is a gravelled parking area for several vehicles and a gate leads through to a further parking area and detached workshop. The gardens surround the property and are predominantly lawned with well-established borders. Adjoining rear of the house is a gravelled sun terrace perfect for alfresco dining and summer entertaining and a garden gate leads out to the riverbank of the river Tone providing excellent dog walking and course fishing. In all the gardens extend to just over half an acre and the size can only be fully appreciated when viewed.

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