Hele Farm, Taunton


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  • Bedrooms: 4
An individual architecturally designed contemporary home with substantial garage / studio. The property comprises four / five bedrooms, three reception rooms, landscaped gardens and grounds of approximately 1 acre.


The property is situated in a wonderful rural location, situated in the small hamlet of Hele, between the villages of Clayhanger and Waterrow and comes within the Parish of Batheltan. Wiveliscombe is approximately 4 miles to the East. The former market town has many shops and amenities, including a Post office, parish churches, doctors, vets, library, public houses and restaurants. There is a Primary and Secondary school with recent good Ofsted reports and further educational colleges in Taunton. There is a recreational ground with a range of sporting facilities and excellent transport, road and rail links. The countryside is easily accessible with a range of footpath and bridleways for those with walking and riding interests.


Orchard Lea is an impressive former barn, which has recently converted and now offers a spacious and adaptable layout, arranged over two floors. The house has been designed to take advantage of its location and enjoys a wonderful rural outlook. Much care and attention has been used to combine traditional materials with modern contemporary finishes. The exterior is finished with Western Red Cedar cladding with a zinc roof and contemporary metal guttering and dark UPVC double glazing.


The accommodation includes an oak panelled front door to an entrance hallway with stairs rising to the first floor. There is a door to the downstairs shower room and WC with tiled floor and a door to the under stairs storage cupboard. The sitting room is a wonderful dual aspect room with double glazed doors opening out onto the patio and picture windows to the front enjoying views. There is an opening through to a sun room / garden room and double doors open out onto the patio. There is further access to a family room / Bedroom 5 with double doors to the side. The kitchen has been fitted with a bespoke range of modern high gloss wall and base units, with integrated appliances including a fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing matching and tumble dryer. There is a central island unit with a fitted Range cooker with stainless steel and glass extractor hood over.

On the first floor, there is a landing with access to the bedrooms. Bedroom four could be arranged to have as a further first level sitting room, if required with twin Velux roof lights and has double doors to patio and picture windows overlooking the garden. Bedrooms two and three have their own en-suites with double ended baths and fitted suites. Bedroom three has a Velux roof light and built-in storage cupboard, which could be converted to create a further bathroom, if required.


The house is approached via a shared concrete driveway with its own gated driveway providing access past the house, providing a large turning and parking area and this leads to the detached garage / studio, which provides 126 sq mt of space and is cladded with a natural slate roof. The double garage includes twin up and over doors. There is a further door to an attached work shop and to the side of the garage, steps lead up to the first floor, where a bridge crosses from the first floor to the side garden. The studio enjoys triple Velux windows on either gable with a window at one end, enjoying views. This could be used as a playroom, office or studio.

The areas that surround the property have been landscaped, and include patio areas to the front and side, with steps leading up to the rear. The patio includes exterior lighting and enjoys a wonderful outlook over the land and gardens. The gardens are predominately laid to lawn and are to the front, side and rear of the property, again with steps to the top garden. In all, the grounds extend to approximately 1 acre.


Mains Electricity, Private Water & Sewage Treatment Plant.


From Wiveliscombe proceed in a westerly direction on the B3227. Proceed through Waterrow and head onto Venn Cross. At Venn Cross, turn left sign posted for Clayhanger and proceed for approximately 400 metres and take the first left. Ignore the right hand turn to Clayhanger, take the first left hand turn to Hele Farm and double back along this road and when it comes to Hele Farm, take the right hand turn and follow the concrete track, passing a range of farm buildings on your left hand side. The entrance to Orchard Lea can be found just afterwards on the right hand side.

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