Thurloxton, Taunton


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  • Bedrooms: 4
A stunning south facing detached chalet style property, set in extensive gardens of approximately 2.24 acres with a multi-car garage block, suitable for a variety of purposes. EPC Band E.


Birch Hill is an individual property with extensive gardens and grounds in this enviable position at the foot of the Quantocks Hills, a designated area of outstanding natural beauty, in the favoured village of Thurloxton. The village offers a wide range of local amenities, including a Parish Church and Public House and there are additional amenities and facilities in the nearby village of North Petherton, including a convenience store, playing fields, Public Houses and a Primary School. Taunton the County Town of Somerset benefits from a comprehensive range of scholastic, leisure and shopping facilities, there are excellent road and railway links, including the M5 Motorway at Junction 25 to the East of the Town Centre and junction 24 at Bridgwater. Taunton has a mainline railway station with direct links to London Paddington within Two hours and there are airports at Bristol and Exeter for international travel.


Birch Hill is a stunning chalet style property, which has recently been refurbished and upgraded by the current owners and has versatile and well-proportioned accommodation arranged over two floors. It is the setting of Birch Hill, which is so special, set within mature parkland like grounds of approximately 2.24 acres, which overlooks fields and includes a gated entrance with a brick paved driveway. This leads to a parking area and plenty of garaging including a newly built multi-car temperature-controlled garage block and a further double garage to one side.


The accommodation is arranged over two floors and includes a front door that opens into a light and spacious entrance hall with a turning staircase to the first floor, a door to the downstairs cloakroom and doors to the reception rooms. The sitting room centres upon a stone fireplace with inset multi fuel stove, dual aspect windows overlooking the garden and French doors opening out onto the patio area. The kitchen/dining room is a fantastic open plan room and is comprehensively fitted with a range of high gloss wall and base units with underlighting and various integrated appliances, which includes a central island unit with integrated hob, extractor over and sink. There is also a breakfast bar with a range of built-in appliances including an oven, microwave and coffee maker, there are duel aspect windows and a door to the utility room and study. The utility has an internal access to the integral garage, there is also a downstairs cloakroom, doors to parking area, a door to the rear garden and a separate study with windows to the rear. There is a ground floor master bedroom suite, which includes a dressing room with fitted wardrobes, an en-suite bathroom with wet room and French doors, which open out onto the patio. There are three further bedrooms on the first floor with fitted wardrobes and bedrooms two and four have eaves storage. There is a newly fitted shower room also on the first floor and wonderful views can be enjoyed from the windows that overlook the garden.


A pillared gated entrance opens into a brick paved driveway, which winds its way up to the house and opens up to a substantial driveway and parking area and extends around the property to connect to the garage at the rear. The garage block has twin electrically operated roller doors with a further opening leading out to the rear driveway, it is temperature controlled and could be converted to create an office/studio or further annex subject to necessary planning consent. There is a further double garage attached to the house, garden store and boiler room. The solar panels attached to the roof of the property provide a cost saving method on electricity and currently provide a cost gain due to the feed in tariff. The gardens that surround the property have been beautifully landscaped over the years and include a range of well stocked specimen trees and shrubs and is laid to lawn with a deep paved terrace to the front and rear of the property.


On the main A358 to Bridgwater, take the second turning left into Thurloxton and proceed up the hill and at the green triangle turn right and follow the road into the village towards the church. Proceed along this road and as you drop down the hill the entrance to Birch Hill can be identified on the right-hand side.


Mains electricity, water, oil fired central heating and private drainage.

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