Briscoe, Ford Street, Wellington


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Attractive five bedroom family home quietly tucked away on the lower slopes of the Blackdown Hills. 4 Reception rooms, spacious kitchen, 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.

Extensive parking, detached garage, woodland trail with streams, wonderful gardens and grounds in excess of 1 acre. Lower slopes of Blackdown Hills. Access to many footpaths/bridleways. EPC Band C.


Bidlands Cottage occupies an enviable location within the small hamlet of Briscoe which lies on the lower slopes of the Blackdown Hills, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is situated in a quiet lane between Ford Street and Monument Hill. Wellington is within 2.5 miles of the property where an excellent selection of shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities can be found together with easy access to the M5 motorway. The County Town of Taunton is within 9 miles where an even greater selection of facilities can be found together with a main line rail link to London Paddington.


Bidlands Cottage comprises an attractive detached country house of rendered and colourwashed appearance set beneath a tiled roof. The property is offered in excellent decorative order throughout and boasts a wealth of character features including exposed beams and inglenook fireplace; benefiting from oil fired central heating and UPVC double glazed windows throughout. Spacious and flexible accommodation with four reception rooms, kitchen with granite worktops, downstairs bathroom and on the first floor five bedrooms, one en suite and family bathroom. Bidlands Cottage enjoys a southerly aspect with views over its private gardens and grounds including a wooded area with two meandering streams. There is also extensive parking and a detached garage. In all the property extends to just over 1 acre.


Door to entrance hall with stairs to first floor. Study/ play room with useful cupboard under stairs. Sun room with views from two aspects including glazed French doors to garden.

Kitchen comprising Belfast sink with granite worktops with a range of floor and wall mounted cupboards and drawers. Range Master 110 electric cooker with hood over. Integrated fridge and freezer and plumbing for washing machine. Island unit/breakfast bar with granite worktop, cupboards under and wine rack. Tiled floor.

Dining room with tiled floor and two wall light points. Inner hall with window to rear. Bathroom with bath with shower over. Pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Tiled Floor.

Sitting room with inglenook fireplace with inset woodburning stove set on a quarry tiled hearth with beam over and bread oven. Glazed door to garden. Exposed beams and four wall light points. Secondary staircase to first floor with log store beneath.

On the first floor there is a master bedroom and adjoining ensuite with large walk in shower cubicle, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and low level WC.

There are four further bedrooms and a family bathroom comprising free standing roll top bath, shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Heated towel rail and trap access to roof void.


The property is approached through a pair of five bar timber gates with gravelled driveway providing ample parking, turning and access to detached garage approached through metal up and over doors and connected with power and light and with window to side. To the rear of the property is a stone retaining wall with gravelled area, selection of shrubs, bushes and ferns together with an external Grant oil fired boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating. All the grounds lie to the south of the property including a large sun terrace, extensive lawns protected by natural hedging and some post and rail fencing and includes a garden shed and concealed oil tank. On the western side is a wooded area with two meandering streams with a further garden area accessed from two foot bridges with a further lawned area.


Mains water and electricity are connected. Private drainage.


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


From Wellington head south to Ford Street and at the telephone box fork right. Follow this lane for approximately 0.25 of a mile whereupon Bidlands Cottage will be seen on the left hand side.

Arrange viewing 01823 619815

Stags - Wellington

7 High Street, Wellington, Devon, TA21 8QT

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