Norton Fitzwarren, Taunton

Guide price

Bedrooms: 6
An attractive detached country house, in a rural yet accessible location, benefiting from a substantial annex and set within approximately 0.5 acre of garden. EPC Band C.


Oakmead and Otter House occupies a delightful rural location on the outskirts of Taunton. Allerford is a small hamlet with just a few houses and a public house. The County town of Taunton can be found four miles away and enjoys an excellent range of shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities. Taunton also has a mainline railway link to London Paddington in under two hours. Wellington is within five miles and offers many fine independent shops and is well placed with easy access onto the M5 motorway at Junction 26.


Oakmead and Otter House were originally built in 1907 during the Edwardian period and was built as the kennels and kennelman s house for the Culmstock Otter Hounds. The current owners have created a beautiful family house offering spacious flexible accommodation, together with an adjoining substantial two-bedroom annexe. The property is set within delightful gardens and grounds measuring approximately 0.5 of an acre and are approached via a long private driveway.


In detail, the accommodation comprises a door leading into the entrance hall. The entrance hall leads into the wonderful living space, which comprises a sitting room with access through to the dining room and further to the breakfast room and kitchen. This area is superb family living with bi-folding doors opening onto the garden. From the living area there is access to the downstairs bedroom with double doors out to the garden and there is access to the bathroom. On the ground floor, there is a utility room and stairs rising to the first floor.

On the first floor, the property has four bedrooms. The master bedroom has walk-in wardrobes and an en-suite shower room. There is a further bedroom with an en-suite shower room, two further bedrooms and a family bathroom with a low level WC, panelled bath and wash hand basin. From the breakfast area in the main house, a door leads into the annexe, known as Otter House. The property comprises a kitchen / breakfast room, two bedrooms, one is currently used as a sitting room and the other an office. There is a cloakroom, a shower room and easy access into the garden room, which enjoys double doors opening out onto the garden. Otter House has a separate access and is a highly adaptable property, which could be incorporated into the main house. This is a wonderful opportunity for an extended family or to be used as a holiday let.


Oakmead and Otter House is situated in a delightful plot extending to approximately 0.5 of an acre and the property has a high degree of privacy with views over the surrounding countryside. The property is approached over a long-gravelled driveway with a concrete parking and turning area. The property is private and has a northern boundary with a fine selection of mature trees, yet the main gardens lie to the South, which is separated from the surrounding fields by stockproof fencing. The gardens are a wonderful feature of the property and include large areas of terrace, expanses of lawn and shaped flower and shrub borders. There are a range of sheds and outbuildings and although, they are in good order at the moment, they offer potential for further development.


From Taunton proceed towards Wellington passing through the hamlet of Rumwell. Take the right hand turn signposted to Bradford On Tone. After a short distance turn right signposted Hele and Allerford. When you reach the Allerford Inn Public House, turn left onto a track where the property can be found at the end of the lane.

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