Stowey Road, Fivehead, Taunton


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 1
A pretty stone cottage with scope for enlargement/replacement STP in a wonderful position overlooking fields with gardens and grounds of just under half an acre. EPC Band F.


Sugar Loaf is situated just off Stowey Road, on the edge of the Village of Fivehead, which offers a pub, restaurant, parish church, garage and village hall. A wider range of amenities are available in the nearby village of Curry Rivel which is about 3 miles away and the market town of Langport is 5 miles away with a supermarket, schools, banks, doctors, dentist, library, inns and Churches etc. The County town of Taunton is approximately 9 miles away, where there is access to the M5. The property is within easy access of Yeovil, Bridgwater, Chard and Crewkerne and there are railway stations at Crewkerne, Taunton and Yeovil


Sugar Loaf is a charming detached stone cottage which is located at the end of a long track and enjoys a delightful rural location, overlooking fields to the front and rear. The cottage has had some improvements over the last few years and now lends itself further to expansion or even knocking down and replacing, all subject to the necessary planning consents. The accommodation comprises a kitchen, ground floor shower room with airing cupboard off, a fabulous open plan living/dining room with part exposed stone walls and vaulted ceiling with feature timbers and wood burning stove. There is a mezzanine floor above with a bedroom again with a vaulted ceiling. The cottage is situated in gardens and grounds which extend to just under half an acre.


Wooden side door to kitchen, which is dual aspect with views over the garden and across the fields behind the cottage, cream cottage style wall and floor units with wooden work surfaces with Belfast sink and tap, tiled surrounds, space for electric oven, fridge / freezer and washing machine. Laminated flooring and door through to the fabulous living/dining room with part exposed stone walls, windows overlooking the front garden. Oak front door, feature stone fireplace with wooden beam over and inset wood burning stove. Feature vaulted ceiling with exposed A Frame, feature high window to the side of the chimney breast. Spiral staircase rising to the mezzanine level. Feature mezzanine bedroom with exposed stone walls and vaulted ceiling with tongue and groove panelling, window overlooking the garden. There is a re-fitted ground floor shower room with shower cubicle, low level WC, wash hand basin, tiled surrounds and feature wood panelling, there are two windows. Door to airing cupboard with new pressurised hot water cylinder.


The cottage is approached from the village road via a long track with opens onto a parking and turning area. There is access via a side gate and along a pathway to the property. The gardens extend to approximately just under half an acre and laid to lawn with a variety of fruit trees comprising of apple, pear and plum. There is a further gate to the front and the whole garden is enclosed by natural hedging. There is a stone well, two timber sheds within the garden and a further stone store adjoining the property with wooden doors. The property can also be approached from the centre of the village via a public footpath which leads on around the outside of the property.


Due to the wet conditions and very little space PLEASE CAN ALL VIEWERS PARK AT THE VILLAGE HALL and walk down the driveway. Please DO NOT PARK in front of the neighbouring property Juniper House's garages or on their driveway. Please do not drive down to look and turn around on their driveway, if you do wish to look on the outside please walk along the public footpath which runs past the property.


All mains services are connected.


From Taunton proceed out towards Ilminster on A358. At Thornfalcon traffic lights, turn left and proceed towards Curry Rivel, passing through Wrantage and up the hill towards Fivehead. Once in the village turn right into Ganges Hill and proceed along this road to the bottom, follow the road pass the pub and at the junction go straight across. Take the next right into Stowey Road, passing the village hall on the left hand side and after a short distance the track will be found on the right hand side. Proceed to the end of the track, where the cottage can be found at the bottom on the left hand side.


Sugar Loaf is to be sold by Informal Tender on Thursday 22nd April 2021 by 12 noon, unless sold prior.


South Somerset District Council, The Council Offices, Brympton Way, Yeovil, Somerset, BA20 2HT.

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