Borough Post, North Curry, Taunton

£595,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A superb equestrian smallholding with cottage, stables, manege and paddocks, situated on the outskirts of this popular village. The property comprises three bedrooms, two reception rooms, a triple garage and grounds extending to approximately 2.3 acres. EPC Band D.

SITUATION

Stonecrest is located in a quiet situation on the edge of the highly desirable village of North Curry and is within walking distance of the village centre with excellent amenities including a village store and post office, Inn, primary school, coffee shop, hair dressers, Doctors surgery, playing fields and cricket pitch with pavilion. The village has many footpaths and bridleways for those with walking and riding interests.

The property is located just 8.5 miles from the market town of Langport and approximately 6 miles from the County town of Taunton, which has a wide range of shopping, scholastic and leisure facilities. There are good independent schools nearby as well as mainline rail links to London. Access to the M5 motorway is via Junctions 24 and 25, there is also easy access to the A303. There is good access to Exeter and Bristol international airports. The property combines an attractive rural position with easy access to all main routes of communication.

DESCRIPTION

Stonecrest is a superb equestrian facility, which has been improved greatly by the current owners. The small holding includes a modern range of buildings, which provide stabling and trailer storage, together with the construction of a sand and rubber based full size manege, which directly joins a good size paddock. The cottage has rendered elevations under a pitched tiled roof and has been extended over the years, now providing beautifully presented and well proportioned accommodation throughout.

ACCOMMODATION

The accommodation includes a double-glazed door leading through to an entrance porch with tiled floor and an opening through to the kitchen, which is fitted with shaker style wall and base units with a range of work surfaces, sink, electric hob with extractor hood over and built-in oven. There are dual aspect windows and beamed ceilings. A door leads through to the dining room, which includes the stairs to the first floor, wooden flooring and a further door leads to the utility room, which includes the gas fired boiler. There is plumbing and space for a washing machine and tiled floor. A further door provides access to the bathroom, which includes a fitted suite with shower cubicle, wash hand basin and low level WC. The sitting room has an open fireplace recess with an inset wood burning stove, painted beam ceilings, a window to the front and double doors lead to outside.

On the first floor, there are three good sized bedrooms. The master bedroom has an en-suite shower room. There are two further bedrooms, one having double aspect windows and the third has built-in storage.

OUTSIDE

Double gates open onto a tarmacadam hard standing, which provides parking and turning for a number of vehicles and leads onto a gravelled hardstanding infront of the triple garage with up and over doors. There is a range of timber outbuildings, open fronted to provide trailer storage and an attached stable block with two bay stables and a tack room. A gate provides access to the rear, where there is a parking and storage area and access to a further timber store with a gate leading to the paddock. At the side of the property, there is a deep paved patio area, which extends to the back of the house with a low stone retaining wall with planted borders. There is an area of lawn to one side and steps leading up to a pathway, which leads to the paddock. On one side, there is a further turn out area, which is enclosed by post and rail fencing and could be used for further garden, if required. The paddock includes an all weather surface manege and the paddock is laid to pasture, enclosed by hedgerow boundaries on all sides.

DIRECTIONS

From Junction 25 of the M5 motorway head east on the A358 towards Ilminster, proceed along this road for approximately 2 miles where at Thornfalcon turn left towards Langport. Shortly afterwards take the first turning left towards North Curry and proceed towards the village. The property can be identified on the right hand side, before you reach the cross roads at Borough Post.

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