Heathfield, Taunton


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A superbly located four bedroom Woolaway bungalow with an AOC set within grounds of 2.14 acres. For Sale by Tender on 1st November 2019 at noon.


Fourways is situated in an enviable location on the northern side of the B3227 within an area known as Heathfield. It is surrounded by open countryside and farmland and enjoys wonderful views to the south towards the Blackdown Hills and north towards the Quantock and Brendon Hills. The village of Milverton is within 2.5 miles where a selection of facilities can be found. Oake is within half a mile with its village stores/post office, community centre and primary school. The County Town of Taunton is within 5.5 miles where an excellent selection of shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities can be found together with a main line rail link to London Paddington. Oake Manor Golf Course is within 1 mile and Wellington, with its easy access to the M5 motorway at junction 26, is approximately 6 miles.


Fourways comprises a detached four bedroom Woolaway bungalow with an agricultural tie. It is in need of general modernisation but benefits from all mains services including gas fired central heating and double glazed windows. It is set within level grounds of just over 2.1 acres and includes attractive gardens and grounds with former vegetable garden, prefabricated garage, large expanse of lawn/paddock and an orchard which was once part of Taunton Deane Orchards.


Steps lead up to the front door which has obscured double glazing and leads into the entrance hallway with store cupboard and two wall light points. The living room is of good proportion with views from three aspects including patio doors leading out onto the garden. There is a stone fireplace with inset woodburner with exposed stone chimney breast, pine panelling and four wall light points. The adjoining kitchen/dining room has a 1.5 bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap over. Adjoining worktop surrounds with a range of floor and wall mounted cupboards and drawers. Integrated oven and grill with a gas hob. Tiled flooring, trap access to roof void and airing cupboard. Obscured glazed door to boiler/boot room housing the gas fired boiler, plumbing for washing machine, tiled floor, large picture window and door to side. There are a total of four double bedrooms, all with radiators, two enjoying views to the south towards the Blackdown Hills and two to the north towards the Quantock Hills. They are serviced by a family bathroom comprising bath with shower attachment, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin, low level WC and fully tiled floor and walls.


Fourways is located on a corner plot and is accessed off a tarmac drive with a five bar gate leading directly into the orchard and a further five bar gate giving access to the front drive. Here there is ample off road parking and access to a prefabricated garage with metal up and over door and connected with power and light. Between the garage and the bungalow is a former vegetable garden. To the south of the property is a south facing patio, lawn together with various beds, aluminium framed greenhouse and two outside taps. The property is both naturally hedged together with post and wire fencing and is treelined giving much privacy. Immediately to the south of the bungalow is a large expanse of lawn/paddock together with the adjoining orchard made up of seven rows as follows; bramley, plums, pear, apple, desert apples, three rows of russets and one of crispin. In total the grounds extend to approximately 2.14 acres.


All mains services are connected. Gas fired central heating.

Agricultural Occupancy Condition

The occupation of the dwelling shall be limited to persons employed or last employed locally in agriculture as defined in Section 221 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1962, or in forestry and the dependents of such persons.

Method of Sale

Fourways is available for sale by Informal Tender with a closing date of noon on Friday 1st November 2019. The informal tender form is available from Stags. Tenders to be submitted in writing to Stags, 7 High Street, Wellington, TA21 8QT or email wellington@stags.co.uk and mark for the attention of Mr A Greed. Should the offer be accepted Stags require evidence of funding from the successful bidder. In addition under Money Laundering Regulations 2017, it is a requirement for Estate Agents to perform due diligent checks on purchasers to verify their identity. This will be done by means of an online check undertaken by Stags. Please refer to the informal tender form. The vendor is not obliged to accept the highest or any offer received.

Local Authority

Somerset West and Taunton Council, The Deane House, Belvedere Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1HE. Telephone 01823 356356.


Strictly by appointment with the vendor's selling agents, Stags, Wellington Office.


From junction 26 of the M5 motorway head towards the roundabout with the A38 and take the fourth exit signposted Taunton. After approximately 1 mile turn left opposite the Worlds End public house signposted Bradford on Tone. Pass through the villages of Bradford on Tone and Oake and at the T junction with the B3227 continue straight across whereupon Fourways will seen a short distance along this lane on the left hand side.

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Stags - Wellington

7 High Street, Wellington, Devon, TA21 8QT

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