Broadway, Ilminster


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
A charming Grade II listed village house with self-contained annexe, enclosed garden, detached double garage and a substantial outbuilding situated in the centre of a popular village. EPC Band F.


The house is situated in the centre of the favourable village of Broadway, which adjoins open countryside and is at the foot of the Blackdown Hills three miles west of Ilminster. Local amenities include a parish church, primary school and public house. To the south lie the Blackdown Hills, a designated area of outstanding natural beauty providing an excellent array of outdoor pursuits including walking, horse riding and cycling. The market town of Ilminster provides a range of facilities fulfilling most day to day needs and includes a variety of shops including a Tesco supermarket, medical centre, various churches and schools. The County town of Taunton has a comprehensive range of facilities including many high street shops, excellent independent schools, theatre, County cricket ground, racecourse and main line railway station. London Paddington can be reached in less than two hours on the train. Crewkerne, which is seven miles away also has a main line railway station with links to London Waterloo. Yeovil is fifteen miles away and The Jurassic Coast lies only eighteen miles away. The A303 and M5 are both within easy reach and provide great links with the rest of the country.


The Grange is an impressive Grade II listed house, which is situated in the centre of this very popular village. The house is certainly worthy of its Grade II listed status and retains much of its original charm and character. The property has versatile living accommodation that is currently arranged to incorporate a self-contained two bedroom annex.


The accommodation is well proportioned and includes a heavy panelled front door leading through to the original cross passage hallway with doors off to the reception rooms and a turning staircase rising to the first floor. In the sitting room there is a large inglenook fireplace with a slate hearth and a heavy beam over. There is a beam ceiling, exposed wall beams and a front aspect window. The dining room has a more modest open fireplace with a fitted wooden cabinet to one side, exposed parquet floor and a front aspect window. The kitchen is fitted with a range of matching wall and base units with double aspect windows overlooking the garden, inglenook fireplace recess with inset oil-fired AGA and flagstone flooring. There is a ground floor shower room and WC. On the first floor is a landing providing access to three bedrooms and a fitted bathroom suite and also includes access to the self-contained annex. The accommodation in the annexe includes a sitting room with a flagstone floor and a door to the front. There is a kitchen, which has access to the rear garden and the ground floor bathroom. On the first floor there are two bedrooms.


At the front of the property the garden is enclosed by a pretty timber and wrought iron fence with gates leading to a pathway and the front door. There is a shared access leading past the side of the house, where there is a good size traditional stone barn with three openings, two with double doors and one with sliding doors, which provides a useful storage space. The barn could be used as storage or garaging and be converted to provide further accommodation subject to the necessary planning consents. Beyond this barn is an off-road parking area with a detached double garage. There is also a metal storage container next to the garage. A gate provides access to the rear garden, which is private and is of a good size, mainly laid to lawn, including deep planted herbaceous borders with a number of specimen trees and shrubs.


The property is situated in the centre of the village just opposite the War Memorial.


Mains water and electric. Oil fired central heating.

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