Fons George Road, Taunton

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
A superb individual detached 1950 s house, situated in a private cul-de-sac in one of Taunton s most desirable locations. EPC Band D.


7 Fons George Road is situated very close to Vivary Park, the Golf Club the ancient church of St George's Wilton, and the Vivary Arms pub. Within 10 minutes walk there is open countryside or there is a similar short walk through the park to the bustling and dynamic centre of Taunton town. The town offers a variety of local facilities including many independent high street stores, cafes, pubs and restaurants serving excellent local produce and international cuisine, as well as a theatre and other leisure activities. Taunton has an enviable reputation with excellent schooling in the area with a superb range of both private and public schools including Castle school, Queens College, Taunton School, Kings College, Richard Huish and Somerset Colleges. There is easy access to the motorway at junctions 25 and 26 and direct mainline railway links to London Paddington and the rest of the country.


7 Fons George Road is an impressive detached house, which has changed hands only once since it was built in the early 1950's. It offers a high degree of privacy and seclusion with well proportioned and versatile living accommodation arranged over two floors. The property sits on a good size plot of approximately 0.25 of an acre with substantial and mature gardens to the front and rear. As well as private parking to the front for 4-6 cars there are 2 garages to the rear with a further parking area. Planning permission has been granted for the conversion of the garages to form a self-contained 2 bed annexe.


A portico entrance porch and front door lead to an entrance hall with a turning staircase to the first floor and a door to the downstairs cloakroom with low level WC, wash hand basin with vanity cupboard under. A further downstairs door leads to the 4th bedroom with en-suite and separate lobby entrance. The sitting room centres upon a tiled open fireplace with a hearth. There is a front aspect double glazed window overlooking the garden and an archway through to the dining room with double glazed patio doors opening onto the rear garden. A sliding door provides access to the kitchen / breakfast room, which is fitted with a range of matching wall and base units, wooden worksurfaces with a single drainer sink unit and mixer tap. There is a cooker with extractor hood over, plumbing and space for a washing machine, tiled flooring, a rear aspect window and double glazed door providing access to the rear garden.

On the first floor, there are doors off from a galleried landing with a window overlooking the rear garden, a storage cupboard and doors off to the bedrooms. The master bedroom has dual aspect windows overlooking the front and rear gardens. There are a range of built-in wardrobes. Two further bedrooms, both with views over the front garden. The family bathroom is fitted with a matching suite including panelled bath, tiled shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin and airing cupboard/immersion..


There is a pedestrian gate leading to the front garden with a pathway that leads to the side of the house. The gardens are laid to lawn and are surrounded by deep planted herbaceous borders with a patio area to one side. The rear garden is predominately laid to lawn with patio areas and planted herbaceous borders fruit trees and a vegetable area. The garden includes a number of mature specimen trees including a large productive Walnut tree. The garages and rear parking area are accessed by a separate rear lane which serves properties 1-9 on the north side of Fons George Road. There is a small area of amenity woodland which extends the plot to Wilton Orchard.


From Taunton town, proceed to Middleway, once there, turn left by the pub into Fons George Road. Continue on past the entrance to Vivary Park and continue. Bear left and follow the road into the cul-de-sac, where the property can be found on the right hand side, south facing in a private cul-de-sac.

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