Southill, Staple Fitzpaine, Taunton, TA3
£425,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
A period three bedroom semi-detached cottage occupying a private elevated position with far reaching views, large gardens and scope for extending (STP)

This delightful period cottage was formerly part of the crown estate and dates back to 1890. The property is constructed of Blue Lias stone elevations with attractive red brick quoins under a pitched slated roof. The accommodation enjoys oil fired central heating and double glazing and briefly comprises an entrance porch, a kitchen which flows into a hallway with stairs rising to the first floor and to the rear is a dual aspect living room with bi-folding doors enjoying far reaching views and an open fireplace.

Upstairs are three bedrooms and a family bathroom. The property is set in a larger than average plot and has scope to extend, subject to the necessary planning consents.

The property is situated about half a mile from the popular village of Staple Fitzpaine which lies about 6 miles to the south of Taunton. This property occupying an off road situation with a delightful south westerly aspect towards the Blackdown Hills in the medium distance which are designated as An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The location is very attractive and is both private and peaceful. Taunton is easily accessible to the north where a wide range of shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities can be found whilst the local village offers a very popular country pub.

The property is set back from a country lane, accessed via a hardened track which is owned and leads to a car parking and turning area to the rear of the house. A patio adjoins the house together with an area of lawn along with two stone outbuildings and a number of garden sheds and log stores. To the side is a small area of lawn where fabulous views can be enjoyed across open countryside. At the front a sun terrace adjoins the house, along with an area of lawn with well established borders. A timber pergola leads to a vegetable garden where a potting shed, greenhouse, fruit cage and tool shed can be found. The gardens are a particular feature to the property which can only be fully appreciated when viewed.

The property is approached over a short track way that leads to the rear of the cottage where there is ample space for parking and hard standing. Two store rooms adjoin the immediate rear of the cottage. The principle gardens lie to the front (southern side) of the house which are laid in the main to lawn with vegetable section beyond.

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