Churchstanton, Somerset

£450,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
An Extended Bungalow, With Self-Contained Annexe, In A Peaceful Position With Stables,

Arena And Paddocks Amounting To Nearly 9 Acres And Stunning Views. By Auction, Guide £450-£475,000, 20th September at Taunton Racecourse with SJA Staggs Taunton.

COMMUNICATIONS

Churchinford 13/4 miles, the County town of Taunton is 7 1/2 miles. Junction 25 of the M5 motorway 11 miles. The A303 Trunk Road is about 4 miles with links to M3 and London. Mainline Trains: Taunton to London Paddington in under 2 hours. International Airport: Bournemouth, Exeter, Bristol all within 11/4 hours

SITUATION

Pay Farm is situated in the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, down a no through lane shared by only one other property near the quiet hamlet of Churchstanton which is 1 3/4 miles from the village of Churchinford. Churchinford provides a wide range of local amenities including; a church, public house, shop, primary school (at Churchstanton), medical centre and village hall. Good roads provide easy access to the commercial centres of Taunton, Wellington and Honiton.

LOCAL, SPORTING & RECREATIONAL

Plentiful walking, cycling and riding opportunities in the surrounding beautiful rolling countryside. Racing is at Taunton, Exeter and Wincanton. Hunting is with the Taunton Vale and Cotley. Numerous golf courses within motoring distance. Sailing, sea fishing and water sports on the World Heritage Designated Jurassic Coast (location of the 2012 Olympics). For further tourism and leisure information see www.visitsomerset.co.uk.

EDUCATION

Of note are the excellent selection of schools in the area including Taunton School, King's College, Wellington and Millfield. Independent schools details www. isc.co.uk. State schools information www.somerset.gov.uk.

THE PROPERTY

Pay Farm is a comfortable bungalow with stunning far reaching views of the Blackdown Hills. It has been significantly extended by the current owners to create an additional annex consisting of a large stylish family kitchen/living room and master bedroom with adjoining bathroom, finished to a very high standard. The rest of the property is in need of updating which gives scope for redecoration or a total redesign of rooms to suit ones' needs. The versatility of the accommodation coupled with the stable yard, arena and sheer space give the property scope for a variety of further uses, be they multi-generational living or business potential (stpp). The house extends to some 2167ft2 [201m2](GEA).

ACCOMMODATION

*Entrance Hall*Kitchen/Living Room*Old Kitchen/Breakfast Room* Further Living Room*Hallway*Master Bedroom with adjoining Bathroom*4 Further Bedrooms*Family Bathroom*Garden laid to lawn*Large concrete courtyard provides ample parking

STABLES & ARENA

*Portal frame barn, breeze block with timber clad elevations, 6 internal stables and tack room, concrete floor, mains power and water*Current planning permission to erect a machinery/hay store building as an extension to existing barn*Outdoor Sand Arena (40mx20m)*Ample parking and turning in front of barn

GARDEN & PADDOCK

*Large gravel area to front of house*Garden lies to the rear and consists of gently sloping lawn and orchard with post and rail fence* Permanent pasture paddocks with hedge boundaries largely flat with gentle slope amounting to over 8 acres In all about 8.8 acres

AGENT S NOTES

Property Misdescriptions Act 1991 Fox Grant and their clients give notice that: 1.They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. 2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Fox Grant have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.

PLANS

These are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for reference only. Any error or misstatement shall not annul the sale or entitle either party to compensation in respect thereof.

AUTHORITIES

Taunton Deane Borough Council Tel: 01823 356 356 Somerset County Council Tel: 0845 345 9166

COUNCIL TAX

Band 'D' - £1509 payable 2016/17

SERVICES

Mains electricity. Oil fired central heating. Private water and drainage. Broadband and telephone.

FIXTURES & FITTINGS

Unless mentioned specifically all fixture, fittings and garden ornaments are excluded from the sale.

TENURE

The property is sold as Freehold and will be sold with vacant possession on completion. **Please note that the property was subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Condition but this has been removed on the original house and a Certificate of Lawfulness issued. However as the extension (permission granted March 2008) is less than 10 years old a new Certificate of Lawfulness will need to be applied for in 2018.

POSTCODE

TA3 7RJ

DIRECTIONS

From Taunton proceed south towards Blagdon Hill. Continue through the village and up the hill onto the Blackdowns. After approx. 6 miles take the right fork and after about 1 ?? miles take the right turn into Red Lane. Continue for about one mile, past several farms, and the entrance to the property???s drive will be found on the right. Pay Farm is on the left fork of the drive.

VIEWINGS

All viewings strictly by appointment through the agents on 01935 815391. Please contact James Law or Cantie Speid-Soote for further details or email sherborne@foxgrant.com. JSA Staggs, Taunton.

Arrange viewing 01722 782727

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