Knapp Lane, North Curry, Taunton

£975,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 9
An elegant and substantial Edwardian period house situated on the edge of the sought-after village. The accommodation is arranged over three floors with wonderful period features throughout and comprises nine bedrooms, four elegant reception rooms, four garages, a self-contained annexe, heated swimming pool and landscaped gardens of approximately 1 acre. EPC Band E.

SITUATION

Highcroft House is located in the highly desirable village of North Curry and is within walking distance of the village centre with excellent amenities including a village store and Post Office, Inn, Primary School, coffee shop, hair dressers, Doctors Surgery, playing fields and cricket pitch with pavilion. The property is approximately 6 miles from the County town of Taunton, which has a wide range of shopping, scholastic and leisure facilities. Access to the M5 motorway is via Junctions 24 and 25, there is also easy access to the A303. The property combines an attractive rural position with easy access to all main routes of communication.

DESCRIPTION

At the end of a private tree lined drive sits Highcroft House, a very imposing and elegant Edwardian property situated on the edge of this sought-after conservation village. The accommodation is substantial and arranged over three floors. The property exhibits many period features including high ceilings and original cornice. Large sash windows offer superb views over the garden.

ACCOMMODATION

The property offers flexible accommodation, ideal as a multi-generational home. There is also a self-contained one-bedroom annexe. The house stands in well stocked gardens with far reaching views and includes a heated swimming pool.

A covered sandstone entrance porch opens into a vestibule with a glass door leading to a magnificent reception hallway. The large hallway has parquet flooring and an elegant turning staircase to the first floor. There is access to a lift, doors to a rear hall and to the reception rooms. Double aspect games room with large period fireplace. Large dining room with window to the side. The sitting room has a large period fireplace and double aspect sash windows. There is a door to the lean-to garden room, which also connects through to the dining room. The breakfast room has double doors, which open out onto the garden.

The hand painted shaker style kitchen is fitted with a range of built in appliances including a gas hob and electric oven. There is a large island unit and bespoke dresser. The kitchen has a quarry tiled floor, walk in larder and delightful views of the garden and pool. There is also a utility room, again with a sink and fireplace recess. Off the kitchen, is a rear hallway with a back staircase leading to the first floor and garages / workshop and annexe. Study with window to the front and fireplace. Downstairs cloakroom / WC.

On the first floor, there is a spacious galleried landing with access to the bedrooms. There is a master bedroom with an en-suite and dressing room. There is an inner hallway, where there is access to a further bathroom with separate WC. Three further bedrooms all of a very good size with far reaching views. There is a jack and jill bathroom, which serves two of the bedrooms, accessed from the main hallway. A back staircase leads to the second floor, where there are five further bedrooms, again with superb views. There is also a storage room, shower room and access to the roof.

ANNEXE

There is a separate one bedroom annexe, currently used as pool changing rooms.

OUTSIDE

The gardens extend to approximately one acre and provide a wonderful setting for the house. They have been well maintained over the years and enjoying a good degree of privacy. There are large expanses of lawn, some mature trees and well stocked borders. A paved terrace wraps around the house. There is an outdoor heated swimming pool that is surrounded by a pergola and pathways.

DIRECTIONS

From the centre of the village of North Curry proceed along Knapp Lane and the entrance of Highcroft House can be found before the last house on your right-hand side as you leave the village.

SERVICES

All Mains Services are connected.

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