Churchstanton, Taunton, Somerset, TA3

£715,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Best and final offers Wednesday 19th at 12 noon.

A charming period farmhouse boasting a wealth of character features together with an annexe, outbuildings and 10.75 acres of pasture land enjoying complete privacy and seclusion.

For sale as a whole or in two lots.

This attractive farmhouse is believed to date back to the 1800's and is of stone elevations under a pitch tiled roof. The house provides spacious living accommodation briefly comprising an entrance hall, a generous 9m living room with open fireplaces at either end, dining room, rear hall, shower room and a well-equipped kitchen. Also on this floor is a garden room in need of completion which would convert to a superb kitchen/dining room and a stone barn that could be adapted to form an additional bedroom suite and link to the annex. On the first floor are three double bedrooms and a family bathroom. In addition to the main house is a bungalow which is subject to an Agricultural Occupation Condition. There is a planning application pending to have the tie lifted and to incorporate this area into the main house. The annexe is of a good size and offers two bedrooms, family bathroom, kitchen, separate dining room and a living room.

Lotting

The property is being offered for sale in two lots or as follows.

Lot 1—Farmhouse, gardens and 8.87 acres. Guide Price £700,000.

Lot 2—Pasture land in all about 1.87 acres. Guide Price £15,000.

The property enjoys a great deal of privacy and seclusion and is positioned within the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Nature Beauty. The house enjoys a southerly aspect with views over its own land and the surrounding countryside which is largely dominated by livestock farming but interspersed with a good deal of broadleaf woodland. The property is approached over a private driveway and is ring fenced by it's own land.

The principle local centre is Taunton which lies about 8 miles away to the north where a wide range of shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities can be found. There are four noted public schools within the district together with the Somerset College of Arts and Technology and Richard Huish Sixth Form College.

Motorway access can be joined at Taunton or more closely at Wellington (Junction 26). Taunton also benefits from a main line fast rail link to London Paddington and the city of the Bristol and Exeter both lie within an hours drive but hosting international airports. The surrounding area, as it's destination implies, is an unchanging back backcloth of traditional countryside and there are a wide variety of attractive foot and bridal paths within easy striking distance.

The property is ring-fenced by its own land and is approached over a private driveway approximately 100m long. On the right of the driveway is a the site of a former pole barn which has now been removed but would be perfect for stabling or a storage shed.

To the front of the house is a parking and turning area which also gives access to the bungalow. The gardens lie to the front, side and rear and are predominately lawned, interspersed with a number of mature shrubs, trees and bushes. There are several outbuildings with alternative use potential (STP) including, at the front, a corrugated iron store and a block and tile pig sty and to the rear a single storey barn. At the rear a former silo is currently used as an enclosed entertaining area. The land associated with the property surrounds the house and comprises four enclosures of gently sloping pasture land ideally suited for agricultural, equestrian or other amenity uses. The River Culme forms the boundary to the north enriched with wildlife, flora and fauna. In total the property extends to approximately 10.75 acres as shown on the attached ID plan.

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