Elworthy, Lydeard St. Lawrence, Taunton, Somerset, TA4

£1,350,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 6
A quintessential Georgian rectory in a commanding but accessible position on the edge of Exmoor National Park.

The Old Rectory is a beautiful Grade II listed Georgian rectory which dates from the mid-1800's. In recent years the property has been restored by the present owners to create a spacious family home. Set in gardens and grounds of about 4.4 acres, the property enjoys lovely far-reaching views over its gardens and the surrounding countryside. A further 12 acres of land is available by seperate negotiation.

The building has been modernised throughout, to include a centralised Linn audio system, a satellite television system, Cat 5 wiring and a modern security system. Many of the buildings original features have been retained, including ornate plasterwork, open fireplaces and sash windows with working shutters.

The accommodation is arranged over four floors, providing over 5,000 sq ft of spacious, bright and adaptable layout, with plenty of space for entertaining.

The village of Elworthy sits in a beautiful and unspoilt rural, yet accessible location on the edge of the Brendon Hills and Exmoor National Park. The area of the Brendon Hills forms part of the Exmoor National Park renowned for its unspoilt rural landscapes and opportunities for outdoor enjoyment and recreation including shooting on the world renowned local shoots, hunting with six packs of hounds, sailing and game fishing on the nearby Wimbleball and Clatworthy reservoirs in additiona to the River Exe and its tributaries. For those who enjoy walking and riding there is a network of foot and bridle paths throughout the area. Whilst Elworthy has no local amenities, there is an excellent pub, The Notley Arms, at Monksilver about 2 miles to the north. Stogumber at about 2.5 miles has a village stores. Wiveliscombe to the south and Williton to the north have a good selection of everyday amenities, whilst Taunton, about 12 miles away, has a further good selection of shopping and leisure facilities.

Taunton, the county town of Somerset, has a highly regarded selection of state and private schools, including Taunton School, Kings and Queens College's and Kings Hall Prep School. Alternatively, there is Wellington School at Wellington or Blundell's at Tiverton.

The main line Great Western service from Taunton has trains scheduled to arrive at London Paddington within an hour and forty five minutes on the fast service. Taunton also has an M5 motorway juntion (25).

Bristol is within easy reach with it's International Airport.

Dining Room

Drawing Room

Morning Room/ Library

Kitchen/ Breakfast Room And Conservatory

Family Room

Six bedrooms

Range Of Outbuildings

Beautiful Gardens with Walled Garden

All Weather Tennis Court And Swimming Pool

Further 12 Acres Of Land Available By Seperate Negotiation

Arrange viewing 01823 710089

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