Horton & Broadway, Ilminster

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
A charming period house, situated on the edge of the highly popular village of Broadway with delightful gardens and grounds


Overstream is located on the edge of Horton and Broadway in a very quiet, peaceful location. The property is situated on Paulls Lane and also provides easy access to the neighbouring village of Horton. Local amenities include a parish church, primary school, two public houses, medical centre, post office with general store and cricket club. To the west there is easy access to The Blackdown hills, A designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty which provides an array of pursuits including walking, horse-riding and cycling. The market town of Ilminster is 3 miles away and provides a more extensive range of facilities fulfilling most day to day needs and includes a variety of shops, medical centre, church 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 mainline railway station. London Paddington can be reached in less than 1 hour 45 minutes. Crewkerne which is 10 miles away also provides a mainline railway with links to London Waterloo. The A303 and M5 are both within easy reach and provide great links with the rest of the country.


Overstream is a stunning, detached character cottage dating back to the 17th Century. The property now provides character accommodation on two floors and benefits from many period features. It Is approached by a country lane and enjoys great privacy. From the drive way side, porched door leads to the dining hall with stairs leading to the 1st floor. This is a dual aspect room and leads into the drawing room, which is a triple aspect room, allowing plenty of natural light. To the south, a small porch opens to the southern gardens and patio area. From the dining hall, there is access to the sitting room. This room is centred on a fireplace with wood burning stove standing proud and is again dual aspect. Adjoining the sitting room is a conservatory which is currently used as a greenhouse. From the sitting room, there is access to the farmhouse style kitchen, which has ample dining space and is centred on a four-oven oil-fire AGA. The kitchen is again dual aspect and from the kitchen there is access to a rear lobby, a vestibule providing access to the garden, a walk-in pantry and a cloakroom with low level WC and wash hand basin. There are a range of outbuildings adjoining the house at the north end and these include further workshops and stores and a garage.

On the first floor there is a large open landing and three excellent bedrooms, all enjoying fine views over the gardens and open countryside. There is a master en-suite with panelled bath, low-level WC and wash hand basin and a further family bathroom with panelled bath, wash hand basin and low-level WC.


Overstream is situated in a wonderful quiet location with gardens on three sides. There is ample parking around the house. The gardens of Overstream are a wonderful feature with large expanses of lawn interspersed with flower and shrub borders. The to rear of the house there is an extensive vegetable growing area as well as a poly tunnel. There are a range of outbuilding adjoining the house, which include various garden sheds, a garage and a workshop. Included with the sale is an area of amenity land, which adjoins the River Ding and is a wildlife haven with a wonderful array of wild flowers.

The southern section of the property and gardens run down to the River Ding and provide a wonderful riverside setting.

01823 617493

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5 Hammet Street, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1RZ

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