Newport, Nr. North Curry, Taunton, TA3

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Bedrooms: 3
A beautifully presented period cottage enjoying a great deal of privacy and seclusion, together with stables, workshop and paddock. In all about 2.45 acres.

Brookside Cottage dates back some 260 years or so and is constructed of rendered colour washed elevations under clay tiled roofs. The property has been sympathetically renovated to an excellent standard and enjoy double glazing and central heating throughout. The property has been extended over the years and provides well-proportioned living accommodation featuring a particularly impressive main reception room with large Inglenook fireplace and exposed ceiling beams. Double doors open to the dining room which directly adjoins a large kitchen/breakfast room, well equipped and has a very light and airy feel. Also on this floor is a large utility, W.C. and a front porch. The property benefits from solid oak flooring and skirting in the dining and bathroom with solid oak doors throughout and staircase. Upstairs is a generous landing from which three bedrooms are accessed each being doubles with the main bedroom having a walk through dressing area and large en-suite shower room. Externally there are excellent parking and turning areas ideal for those with a caravan, boat or horse box and a useful range of outbuildings adjoins with several stables, workshops, tack rooms, etc. A good size level paddock is immediately accessed from the courtyard and is ideal for those with horses or ponies.

The property is situated in the small hamlet of Newport about a mile from the rural centre of North Curry which offers a good range of facilities including primary school, modern health centre, superb Parish Church, popular pub, recreation ground, convenience store, post office and Cafe. The County Town of Taunton lies about six miles away to the north west where a wide range of shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities will be found as well as excellent communication links with M5 interchange (Junction 25) and mainline rail link to London Padding. National Hunt racing may be enjoyed at Taunton and for those with equestrian interests there are a number of active pony and riding clubs that operate within the district. International Airports can be found at Bristol & Exeter.

The property is approached via a pair of electric gates over a concrete driveway which leads to a large hardstanding and turning area to the side of the property opposite which is a detached range of outbuildings providing four stables with tack/feed room and a studio/workshop with the potential to create a separate annexe (subject to the usual consents). Gardens are present on the southern side and are predominantly lawned, interspersed with a number of shrubs and trees all of which are enclosed within close bordered fencing and evergreen hedging. A paved sun terrace adjoining the western elevation perfect for alfresco dining and summer entraining taking full advantage of the rural outlook. The paddock is directly accessed from the courtyard extending to approximately 2 acres and ideally suited for those with equestrian or livestock interest. Including the house and gardens the property extends to approximately 2.45 acres.

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