Keens Lane, Othery

£430,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
This attractive 4 bedroomed detached period farmhouse is situated in a quiet, secluded position near the centre of this sought-after Somerset village with good local amenities nearby, attractive cottage garden to the front and private walled garden with established year-round shrubs and stone patio to the rear. There is also a driveway leading to garage and gated parking area for up to four cars. The property, parts of which date back nearly 500 years, is constructed of stone, brick and cob under a pitched, tiled, felted and insulated roof.

The accommodation comprises rear entrance porch with log storage area, substantial L-shaped entrance hall with attractive slate flooring throughout, farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room with Belfast sink and electric Aga, living room with attractive, working open fireplace and window seat, dining room with large Inglenook fireplace, exposed stonework, beams and original features, comfortable sitting room with slate floor, exposed beams and original features, music room with blue lias stone floor, exposed beams and well, utility/laundry room with large farmhouse sink and external door, cloakroom, WC with hand wash basin, stairs to spacious landing, large master bedroom with exposed beams and stonework with en-suite bathroom including shower and WC, 3 further double bedrooms with character and original features, including deep recessed windows into the cob walls, family bathroom with shower and separate WC.

Keens Farm is situated in the centre of this popular village which offers a bakery/cafe, primary school, Inn, church, village hall and well-maintained public playing field. The village is surrounded by Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and sites of special scientific interest.

The market town of Langport is just 5 miles away and offers a good range of services and Huish Episcopi Secondary Academy, Sixth Form, leisure centre and River Parrett activities. The ancient town of Somerton is 10 miles away and the larger town of Bridgwater, home to the Bridgwater and Taunton College is approximately 7 miles away. Street (Millfield School, Strode College, swimming pool and Clarks Village) is about 9 miles and the County town of Taunton is approximately 11 miles to the west.

Taunton provides first class day to day facilities with an excellent range of retail, business, educational and recreational facilities including Somerset County Cricket Ground. Taunton also offers a good selection of independent schools (King s and Queens College, Taunton School) and Richard Huish further education and sixth form college.

There are excellent travel links from Taunton, including efficient train lines to Paddington (fastest train about 1 hour 40 minutes), Bristol (fastest train about 40 minutes), and Exeter (about 35 minutes) and also from Yeovil Junction. The M5 motorway can be joined at junctions 23 (North) and 25 (South).

For leisure pursuits the Brendon, Blackdown and Quantock Hills, Exmoor National Park and the Jurassic coast are all within easy reach.

Entrance hall

Kitchen/breakfast room

5.64m x 3.33m (18'6 x 10'11)

Living room

5.64m x 3.91m (18'6 x 12'10)

Dining room

4.65m x 3.81m (15'3 x 12'6)

Sitting room

3.30m x 3.30m (10'10 x 10'10)

Music room

4.57m x 3.05m (15' x 10')

Utility room

3.84m x 3.05m (12'7 x 10')

Cloakroom

Landing

7.62m x 2.13m (25' x 7')

Master bedroom

4.88m x 4.39m (16' x 14'5)

Ensuite bathroom

Bedroom 2

3.96m x 3.89m (13' x 12'9)

Bedroom 3

4.70m x 2.87m (15'5 x 9'5)

Bedroom 4

3.66m x 3.35m (12' x 11')

Family bathroom

Separate WC

Garage

5.79m x 2.74m (19' x 9')

Shed

1.83m x 1.83m (6' x 6')

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Robert Cooney

Corporation Street, Taunton

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