Edington, Somerset

£650,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A Delightful Residential Equestrian Smallholding In Desirable Village Location Enjoying Excellent Facilities & Communication Links - 3.8 Acres

SITUATION

M5 6 miles, Bridgwater 8 miles, Glastonbury 10 miles, Wells 15 miles, Castle Cary 19 miles, Taunton 19 miles, Bath 33 miles Mainline train station: Castle Cary to London Paddington (90 minutes), Taunton to London Paddington (1 hour 43 minutes) International airports: Bristol 31 miles, Exeter 49 miles

SITUATION (CONT)

Poples Farm lies in an attractive rural position on the northern edge of the charming village of Edington between the Quantock and Mendip Hills. Situated a short distance from the A39, the property enjoys excellent communication links with easy access to the M5 (J23) providing access to Exeter and The West Country as well as Bristol, the Midlands and the North. The market town of Bridgwater lies just 8 miles to the west with the Roman City of Bath to the north east.

EDUCATION

There is an excellent selection of private schools in the area including Millfield at Street, Downside at Stratton-onthe- Fosse, the Taunton schools, Wells Cathedral School and Wellington School with primary education available in the neighbouring village of Catcott. Further details for independents can be obtained from www.isc.co.uk and for state school information see www.somerset.gov.uk.

LOCAL, SPORTING & RECREATIONAL

Edington village offers a good range of amenities including a post office, store, surgery and active village hall with more comprehensive shopping, sporting, cultural and education facilities found in Bridgwater and Glastonbury. There are plentiful walking, cycling and riding opportunities directly from the property into the surrounding countryside. Horseracing is at Taunton, Wincanton and Bath. Local hunts include The Mendip, Weston & Banwell, Blackmore & Sparkford Vale and The Portman. Competition centres are at Pontispool Farm, Kings Sedgemoor and Stretcholt. Fishing can be enjoyed on the River Parrett by licence via private clubs and organisations. Golf can be enjoyed at Wedmore, Kingweston and Wells.

POPLES FARM

Poples Farmhouse is a charming detached period property of stone construction under a tiled roof. Extending to some 1,806 ft2 (GIA) the property offers spacious, well presented accommodation arranged over 2 floors. The property has been carefully renovated by the current owners to an exacting standard whilst retaining much of its character and charm with exposed beams an inglenook fireplace and an attractive entrance porch. The gardens and grounds are a particular feature of Poples Farm. Approached over a gravel drive the property benefits from mainly lawned gardens with herbaceous borders to the front and rear with a number of mature trees and a patio area offering opportunities for outside dining. The accommodation comprises: Kitchen/breakfast room. Vaulted sitting room with woodburner. Dining room with inglenook fireplace. Master bedroom with built in wardrobes & en-suite bathroom. 2 further bedrooms. Family bathroom. Study. Ground floor W.C & shower. Utility & boot room

OUTBUILDINGS

To the north of the farmhouse lies an excellent range of outbuildings offering further potential and a manege, arranged within a yard. The buildings comprise: 40' x 30'portal framed dutch barn with part blockwork and timber clad elevations. Traditional open fronted stone barn with potential for holiday let/annexe/office subject to planning. 3 loose boxes with tack room, wash down area & rug room. Sand & clopf school. Double garage with electric up and over door. Single garage

LAND

Lying to the north of the farmhouse the level paddocks lie within a ring fence and are laid to permanent pasture. The land is divided into a number of enclosures with part fenced and hedgerow boundaries. The land enjoys good access from the yard. In all the land amounts to some 3.8 Acres.

AGENTS NOTES

The Agents and their clients give notice that: 1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. 2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and The Agents have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.

PLANS & AREAS

These are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for reference only. They have been carefully checked and calculated by the vendor's agents, however the purchaser(s) shall be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the description of the property. Any error or mis-statement shall not annul the sale or entitle either party to compensation in respect thereof.

TOWN & COUNTRY

The property is sold subject to any development plans, tree preservation orders, ancient monument orders, town planning schedules and resolutions, which may or may not come into force. Purchasers will be deemed to have full knowledge and have satisfied themselves as to the provisions of any such matters affecting the estate.

RIGHTS OF WAY

There is a public footpath marked A-B across part of the land.

AUTHORITIES

Somerset County Council. Tel: 0300 123 2224.

COUNCIL TAX

Band D

SERVICES

Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating.

TENURE

Poples Farm is sold freehold with vacant possession given upon completion.

FIXTURES & FITTINGS

Unless mentioned specifically all fixture, fittings and garden ornaments are excluded from the sale but may be available by negotiation.

VIEWINGS

All viewings strictly by appointment through the agents on 01722 782727. For further information or to book a viewing please contact William Grant or Adam Field.

DIRECTIONS

From M5 (J23), head east signposted Glastonbury 'A39' and proceed for approximately 5.4 miles before turning left towards Catcott. On reaching the crossroads turn left and continue for a further 0.5 miles, turning right into Holywell Road. Proceed for a short distance and as the road veers around to the right, Poples Farm will be found on your left hand side.

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