Fore Street, Milverton, Taunton, Somerset, TA4

£750,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 6
A beautifully presented Grade II Listed Georgian home in the centre of a popular village. Comprising of three reception rooms, adjoining cottage with utility room and garden/music room, seven bedrooms and two bathrooms. Elevated gardens to rear.

Situation

Devonia House is situated in a prominent position in the popular West Somerset village of Milverton. The village has an active community and benefits from a general store & post office, a primary school rated as one of the top 200 in England, an active church and popular public house. About 3 miles to the west is the town of Wiveliscombe, providing a good selection of independent shops and facilities, whilst the county town of Taunton, about 8 miles to the east hosts a wide selection of shopping and leisure facilities, as well as a good selection of state and private schools, including Taunton School, Kings College, Queens College and Kings Hall. There is also a mainline rail link to London Paddington. Wellington, a short distance to the south, also provides a number of services, together with a Waitrose supermarket and easy acess to the M5 motorway (J26).

There are many beautiful and historic villages to explore in the locality whilst the wild and unspoilt playgrounds of the Exmoor National Park and Quantock Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty are also close at hand.

Description

Devonia House is an attractive double fronted, Grade II listed attached house, set back from the road on Fore Street in the centre of the village. The building dates from 1666, rebuilt in 1801 and offers spacious and well-appointed accommodation over four floors, including a cellar. In recent years, the property has been sympathetically restored by the current owner, retaining many period and original features throughout.

Accommodation

The ground floor accommodation includes a kitchen/breakfast room with gas 2-oven Aga, a large entrance hall with cloakroom and staircase, and two south facing reception rooms. There is a large cellar and wine store beneath the house providing ample storage. There are four bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor and a further three bedrooms on the second floor, along with a bathroom, cloakroom and an attic store room. Views across Taunton Vale and towards the Wellington Monument can be enjoyed from this floor.

The adjoining cottage offers a utility room and bathroom on the ground floor. There is a garden/music room with a wood burning stove on the first floor and access to the garden. The cottage provides ancillary accommodation or could be used as a holiday let, subject to the necessary planning consents.

Outside

To the rear of the property is an enclosed courtyard with a wood store and steps leading to a raised patio terrace and an immaculate and well established garden, mainly laid to lawn with flower and shrub borders. Within the garden, there is a storage shed and numerous trees, plants and shrubs including clematis, roses and a listed Holly and magnificent Magnolia, which is understood to be one of Milverton and Taunton Deane's most favoured trees.

Services

Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage.

Viewings

Strictly by appointment with the Vendor's selling agents, Stags, Wellington Office.

Directions

From Wellington head North on the B3187 and continue into the heart of the village where Devonia House will be seen on the left hand side.

Agents note

Please note the neighbouring property has a flying freehold. Please contact the sellers' agent for more information.

Fixtures and Fittings

Only those mentioned in these sales particulars are included in the sale. All others such as curtains, carpets, light fittings, garden ornaments etc are specifically excluded but may be available by separate negotiation.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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Stags - Wellington

7 High Street, Wellington, Devon, TA21 8QT

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