Winpenny Lane, Kingston St. Mary, Taunton

£1,100,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 6
A superb detached house in the centre of this highly popular village with spacious flexible accommodation set in a unique location with partly walled grounds of approximately 3/4 of an acre. EPC Band D.

SITUATION

St Mary s House is situated in a stunning village location with views to the church and the Quantock Hills, accessed just off a small private close of mature quality properties in the centre of this highly favoured village in the Quantock Hills. The Quantock Hills are an area of outstanding natural beauty and are renowned for their numerous opportunities to enjoy country pursuits with miles of bridleways and footpaths. Kingston St Mary offers a range of amenities, which include a public house, parish church, Primary School and an excellent village community with many clubs and organisations. Taunton the County Town of Somerset is approximately four miles south and is well known for its schooling with Kings Hall, Kings College, Queens College and Taunton School all situated within the town. Taunton also has a main line railway station with links to London Paddington within 1:45 hours and you also have access to the M5 motorway via junction 25.

DESCRIPTION

St Mary s House is a high-quality detached house built to an exacting standard, which has been modernised in recent years and is now offered for sale in excellent decorative order. St Mary s House is a beautiful family house with spacious flexible accommodation, which takes advantage of the wonderful situation close to the centre of the village. The property is extremely private and sits in the middle of a large plot with delightful landscaped gardens and grounds on all sides.

The house is constructed of brick and rendered elevations beneath a tiled roof and the property is an exquisite combination of well-designed family living space together with many character features that include inglenook fireplaces and beams. The property is approached via a timber five bar gate over a gravelled driveway, which in turn leads to a turning circle.

ACCOMMODATION

The accommodation comprises a covered entrance porch that leads through to the entrance hall, which is light and spacious with stairs to the first floor. A cloakroom with low level WC, wash hand basin and a door that leads through to the sitting room, which is a stunning triple aspect room centred on an inglenook fireplace. French doors provide access to the rear garden and a door leads through to a study with a range of fitted book shelves. From the entrance hall, doors lead through to the dining room, the dining room is a lovely room with double doors leading to the covered sitting area and also double doors linking back to the kitchen, providing an excellent entertaining space. The kitchen is fully fitted with a large island unit with a wooden worktop and a breakfast bar seating area. The kitchen benefits from an electric AGA with a gas hob. From the kitchen there is access to the rear hall area, which has plumbing for a washing machine and tumble drier as well as a range of fitted cupboards, a cloaks area and a door leading into the family room. This is a beautiful duel aspect room with two sets of double sliding doors to the garden. From the family room there is access to a staircase, which leads up to bedroom two, a duel aspect room with an adjoining en-suite, which includes a panelled bath, a low-level WC and a wash hand basin. This area is separate from the other bedrooms and is a highly flexible space. From the rear hall there is a pedestrian door leading into the double garage, which has ample space for two cars and a workshop space, the garage has two electrical up and over doors. From the entrance hall a turning staircase leads up to the first floor. There are five bedrooms, including a master bedroom with fitted wardrobes, a dressing area and an en-suite bathroom, which includes a power shower, panelled bath, low level WC and wash hand basin. The remaining bedrooms are all a good size and offer views to the front or rear and there is a further family bathroom with a large power shower, corner bath, wash hand basin and low-level WC.

OUTSIDE

St. Mary s House benefits from stunning gardens and grounds of approximately of an acre and immediately adjoining the house, accessed via the dining room is a covered sitting and eating area. This is a covered entertaining space, with a pizza oven and lovely views to the rear garden. To the front of the property there is a gravelled drive, which leads to the turning circle immediately in front of the property with a central landscaped island. The property is situated in the middle of its plot and therefore has delightful rear gardens and a spacious front garden as well. The front garden is walled and the back garden has mature and high hedgerows giving a high degree of privacy. The gardens are landscaped to a very high standard with a large area of lawn with shaped flower and shrub borders as well as charming rockeries. The garden also has an old stone stable, which is currently divided to provide a workshop area and a machinery and log store.

DIRECTIONS

From Taunton proceed north heading towards the village of Kingston St Mary and on entering the village turn right just before the small village green. The entrance to the property can be found on the right-hand side at the end of a small private lane.

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