Hatch Beauchamp, Taunton

£495,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A handsome refurbished semi-detached period house with yard, outbuildings and separate paddock. The property comprises four bedrooms, two reception rooms, equestrian facilities and landscaped gardens. EPC Band D.

SITUATION

Griffin House lies on the outskirts of the village of Hatch Beauchamp, which lies approximately 6 miles South East of the County town of Taunton. The village provides a popular pub and Primary school, as well as a number of local footpaths and there is good access to the surrounding countryside. Taunton has a wide range of shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities. There is access to the M5 motorway, which is approximately three miles away. The A303 provides easy access across Southern England and can be joined at Ilminster, which is five miles to the South.

DESCRIPTION

Griffin House is a very attractive semi-detached period property. The house has an attractive façade with blue lias stone elevations under a low-pitched tiled roof. The current owners have remodelled and improved the property greatly over recent years and the house is superbly presented throughout.

ACCOMMODATION

The accommodation is arranged over two floors and includes a reception hall with stairs leading to the first floor. The sitting room centres upon an open fireplace with an inset wood burning stove. There are two double aspect windows and French doors leading to the side garden. The kitchen / breakfast / dining room is beautifully fitted with a range of handmade and painted shaker style units and includes a range of integrated appliances, a chimney breast recess with inset oil-fired Aga, granite work surfaces, a Belfast sink and a window overlooking the side garden. An oak floor extends throughout this room and there is a stable door with steps leading down to a boot room. The boot room has a cloakroom with WC and laundry cupboard housing the washing machine and tumble dryer. There is slate floor and a door providing access to outside and a door to the living room / study with sliding double glazed doors leading to the rear courtyard, exposed beamed ceilings and Velux windows. There is a rear porch with a door to the boiler cupboard and a door to an open fronted stone barn, which has been previously used as garaging, but could be incorporated to the house to create further accommodation, if desired.

On the first floor, there is a landing with doors off to the bedrooms. There is a master bedroom and three further bedrooms, all of a good size and a family bathroom comprising of bath with shower over, low level WC and wash hand basin.

OUTSIDE

There is a low stone wall enclosing the front garden with a pathway leading to the front door and an area of lawn to the side. There is a further side garden, which is enclosed by wooden fencing and has a path to the side door, a deep paved patio, area of lawn that is surrounded by planted herbaceous borders. The yard is approached via a lane and there is a parking and turning area providing parking for a number of vehicles. There are several useful outbuildings including a single storey stone-built workshop with double doors providing access and an open fronted double garage area. There are a number of single storey timber stores and a five-bar gate provides access to the rear paddock, which is fully enclosed and laid to lawn with a vegetable area with polytunnel and a number of raised beds. There is a large compost area and a further range of timber outbuildings. There are a number of fruit trees, a chicken run and the whole is enclosed by wooden fencing panels. Immediately opposite the house, on the other side of the road, is a small paddock, which is laid to pasture and is enclosed by stock proof fencing and has access from the main road. The field has timber buildings and a field shelter, which could easily be converted to provide stabling, if required.

DIRECTIONS

Proceed on the A358 towards Ilminster and after the Thornfalcon traffic lights, take the first turning on the left, sign posted to Hatch Beauchamp. Follow this road for approximately a mile and Griffin House can be found on the right hand side, identified by a Stags For Sale board.

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