Kingston St Mary, Taunton, Somerset, TA2

£695,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Detached Country House with annexe and superb equestrian facilities set in approximately 4 acres. The main house has three bedrooms, annexe with two bedrooms, two kitchens, two bathrooms, a range of outbuildings, a parking area and yard with superb equestrian facilities. EPC Band D.

Situation

Pickney Farm occupies a wonderful, quiet, rural location and unknown to many but in a readily accessible location between Taunton and the Quantocks Hills. The property benefits from beautiful views of the Quantock Hills, which is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, providing miles of footpaths and bridleways ideal for those with walking and riding interests. The nearby village of Kingston St Mary provides an active community with many local clubs and organisations as well as a primary school, garage, public house, parish church, village hall and playing fields.

Description

Pickney Farm is a well-proportioned detached house, with rendered elevations under a pitched tiled roof which has been extended and remodelled over the years and now provides a self-contained two bedroom annexe. However, the house could easily be turned back into a substantial family house, if required.

Main House Accommodation

The accommodation is arranged over two floors and includes an entrance hallway with stairs leading to the first floor. There are doors off to a sitting room with dual aspect windows and a fireplace. There is a separate dining room with double glazed doors opening out onto the rear large decking area and a door leading through to the kitchen / breakfast room, which is fitted with a range of shaker style wall and base units and has double aspect windows, an Aga and there is an opening through to the rear lobby with a door to the downstairs cloakroom and access through to a conservatory, which has a door to the outside. In the main house there are three bedrooms, two doubles and a single. There is a fitted family bathroom suite. A door from bedroom three leads through to the annexe, and, could be enclosed if required. The annexe includes a separate sitting room, fitted kitchen with a range of matching units. There are stairs to the first floor and double doors opening into a sunroom. On the first floor there are two bedrooms and a fitted bathroom suite.

Outside

Externally, at the front of the house, there are two areas of garden, one for the annexe and one for the main house, both of which are laid to lawn with planted herbaceous borders and a number of mature specimen trees. To the rear of the property, the gardens are enclosed by walling. There is a deep timber decking area to the main house, a further area of garden to the side and a pedestrian gate leading to the yard. There is vehicular access, which extends to the side of the house and opens out into a yard at the back of the house, where there are a range of buildings that have been adapted for equestrian use.

 

There is a former converted dairy with 8 modern airy stables, a good reception space for wheelbarrows and bedding and a secure tack room with electricity and lights, adjoining this is an open fronted store (previously a garage) with power and mains water, a useful sink and power points, adjoining the old diary is also a useful large storage area, suitable for housing small tractors, machinery etc. There is a single storey former pig rearing unit ideal for dry storage, an open fronted workshop area, an open fronted hay store and a Dutch barn with a large field shelter adjoining, 4 stables and fenced turn out area with drainage and chippings.

 

From the yard there is access to the paddocks via a track which extend to approximately 4 acres in total. The land is currently split into two paddocks and is laid to pasture and enclosed by nature hedge borders.

 

Agents Notes

The Oil tanks, boilers and double glazing are all under 5 years old.

Services

Mains Electricity & Water. Oil Fired Aga & Central Heating. Septic Tank.

Directions

From Taunton head in a northerly direction towards Kingston St Mary, taking the second turning on the left after Kings Hall School, signposted Nailsbourne. Continue through the village of Nailsbourne passing the turning onto Park Lane and proceed for just over a mile before you will come to Pickney Farm on your left hand side.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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