West Lyng, Taunton, Somerset, TA3


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
An extended former school house offering spacious family accommodation in an elevated position with fine views. There is potential for possible development (subject to all the necessary consents). The property comprises four reception rooms, a fitted kitchen, four bedrooms, two bathrooms, outbuildings and garaging. EPC Band D.


Gable Cottage occupies an elevated position in Somerset enjoying stunning views over the moors towards the hills in the distance. The village of West Lyng offers a thriving community with local facilities available in North Curry which is 2 miles away and includes a modern health centre, primary school, post office, general store and public house. There is easy access to Taunton which provides a wide range of scholastic and recreational facilities as well as having good access to the M5 motorway. There is a mainline railway station with fast trains to London Paddington and the A303 is also easily accessible providing good links to London and the rest of the country. The surrounding countryside offers numerous opportunities for enjoyment of country pursuits and the Brendon, Blackdown and Quantock Hills are all easily accessible.


Gable Cottage is a former school house, built in 1875, which has been extended and renovated to an extremely high standard. The property now offers spacious family accommodation and is set within level gardens approaching half an acre. The property is approached off the village road and leads to a substantial parking area and further to the front door which leads into the entrance hall with stairs rising to the first floor. A door leads into the sitting room which is a lovely room centred upon a Victorian fireplace with inset Victorian style tiles and a living flame gas fire. There is fitted shelving and an opening leading into the study. There is a large dining room with an open fireplace with brick surround and this leads further to the fully fitted kitchen. The kitchen has a range of high and low level units, two inset sinks, access to the cloakroom and a stable door leading to the garden. The drawing room at Gable Cottage is a stunning dual aspect room with a feature brick fireplace with inset wood burner in a brick hearth. On the first floor the property has 4 bedrooms, 2 enjoying stunning views over the moors towards the hills in the distance. There is a family bathroom, an en-suite shower room and the main area of landing has been created to provide a library area.

Gardens and Grounds

The property is approached via the village road and leads to a large parking area and further to the garage. The gardens of the property are a stunning feature, approaching half an acre, and at the bottom of the garden, adjoining the open fields is a patio area which offers fine views over the surrounding countryside. Potential for possible development (subject to all the necessary consents) via a 2nd access and five bar gate.


From Taunton head in a north easterly direction on the A38 towards Bridgwater. Turn right onto the A361 road to Glastonbury and continue through the village of Durston and West Lyng will be reached after a further mile. After the turning to North Curry, the house can be found on the right hand side shortly after a large farm on the left.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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