Hillside street, Buckland St. Mary, Chard


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
An impressive detached country house, situated in a wonderful rural position on the Blackdown Hills. The property comprises five/six bedrooms, three reception rooms and is located in an elevated position with a double garage and ample parking. EPC Band E.


Hilllside occupies a wonderful location on the Southern slopes of the Blackdown Hills. The property enjoys far reaching views over traditional and unspoilt countryside. The Blackdown Hills, are designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with miles of footpaths and bridleways in the surrounding countryside. The property is approximately a mile from the village of Buckland St Mary, where there is an ancient Church, Primary school and community hall. There is also access to a restaurant/pub within walking distance. The neighbouring village of Coombe St Nicholas has a range of local facilities. Taunton, the County town of Somerset is 7 miles to the North and offers an excellent range of shopping, retail and recreational facilities including a wide choice of schools in both the state and independent sectors. Taunton also has a mainline railway station, offering fast links to London Paddington and there is easy access to the M5 motorway and A303. The world heritage Jurassic Coast is just 18 miles to the South at Lyme Regis. The small market towns of Chard and Ilminster can both be found about 6 miles away.


Hillside is an impressive detached country house, which has been heavily extended over the years to create a wonderful home with versatile living accommodation. The house has an attractive façade with rendered elevations under a slate roof and benefits from modern double glazing and oil fired central heating.


The accommodation is arranged over two floors and is flexible with potential for a self-contained annexe on the ground floor, which may suit a dependant relative. The accommodation includes an entrance porch with a wide hallway with a straight staircase to the first floor. The hallway provides access to the cloakroom, reception room and kitchen. The sitting room is a wonderful double aspect room with deep recessed fireplace with inset wood burning stove. Double doors open through to the dining room enjoying wonderful views, and sliding doors lead through to the conservatory. The kitchen / breakfast room is fitted with a range of matching wall and base units, which include a range of integrated appliances including a Neff induction hob and Aga. There is a door to a separate utility room with a door to the garden. A separate area of the ground floor provides a double bedroom with a shower room and doors to the garden. There is a further study with front aspect window.

On the first floor, there is a landing providing access to the bedrooms. There are five bedrooms, two benefitting from en-suites, one with a bath and shower and both having built-in wardrobes. There is also a generous family bathroom suite with a fitted matching suite.


The property is approached from the village road through a pillared entrance, leading onto a sweeping gravel driveway, providing access to a turning and parking area. There is a substantial double garage with twin up and over doors and an attached store with doors from either end. The gardens are beautifully maintained, lawned and planted with a number of mature shrubs and trees. On the West side of the property, there is a paved and gravelled terrace, enjoying wonderful views over the surrounding farmland.


From the main roundabout at Ilminster, take the A303 in a Westerly direction for about 4 miles and turn right at Eagle Cross, sign posted Taunton. Take the first turning left to Buckland St Mary and the entrance to Hillside can be found as taking the second turning on the left.


Mains Electricity & Mains Water. Private Drainage. Oil Central Heating. The vendors have recently invested in a dedicated mains water supply.

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