An architect designed house with an annex, games room and indoor pool, situated in an enviable location on The Quantock Hills.
Copper Beech House is situated in a delightful rural location on the edge of The Quantock Hills, which is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Quantock Hills and the surrounding area are renowned not just for their beauty but also their limitless rambling, walking and riding opportunities. The property is on the outskirts of the village of Spaxton, which has a range of day to day amenities including a village hall, community store, primary school and parish Church. The County Town of Taunton is approximately 9 miles to the south and provides an extensive range of shopping, leisure and scholastic facilities including three leading public schools. Taunton has a mainline railway station and there is a direct line to London Paddington. There is also motorway access to junction 25 of the M5 motorway. Bridgwater is 5 miles to the east of the property where there is further access to the M5 motorway via junction 24.Description
Copper Beech House is an impressive detached property, which has been designed and built by the current owners. The house has been created to provide substantial accommodation with a self contained annexe, which is attached to the property. There is a large games room, which measures 33ft x 27ft and an indoor pool complex with changing room facilities. The house has been designed to take full advantage of its enviable setting and overlooks fields on the lower slopes of The Quantock Hills.Accommodation
The accommodation is arranged over two floors with an entrance hallway with turning staircase to the first floor and a door to the downstairs cloakroom. The sitting room has a deep inglenook fireplace with an inset wood burning stove and heavy beam over, beamed ceilings and triple aspect windows with sliding double glazed patio doors which lead through to the conservatory. The conservatory enjoys wonderful views and has an oak floor and patio doors leading out to the garden. The kitchen is fitted with a range of matching wall and base units and includes a range of integrated appliances, roll edge work surfaces and electric hob, built in double oven and Alpha oil fired boiler and cooker. There is a beamed ceiling and tiled floor with a rear aspect window overlooking the patio and a multi pane glazed door leading through to the utility room, which is fitted with a range of units to match the kitchen with a single drainer sink unit, plumbing and space for a washing machine and door to the games room. From the kitchen there is a door to the dining room with a front aspect window and returning doorway to the hallway and access through to a shower room. There is a separate study with a window to the rear, ground floor bedroom with a window to the side and a shower cubicle with a vanity unit.
On the first floor there is a galleried landing with a dormer window to the front, hatch for the roof space and doors to the bedrooms. The master bedroom has a triple aspect with wonderful views and has a door to the en suite bathroom, which has a fitted shower, bath, WC, bidet, wash hand basin and further window to the side. The second bedroom has a front aspect double glazed window and door to an en suite shower with an enclosed shower cubicle. The third bedroom has an enclosed tiled shower cubicle and a rear aspect window. There is a fourth bedroom with a window to the front of the property and a family bathroom with a corner bath, WC, bidet, wash hand basin a dormer window.
The games room is a huge open plan space with beamed ceilings, snooker table, separate WC,Annexe
There is a self contained annexe with a kitchen/breakfast room, which contains a range of built in units, beamed ceilings and a ground floor shower room. The sitting room has dual aspect windows, an open fireplace with a surround and a turning staircase to the first floor where there is a double bedroom with a separate bathroom fitted with a Jacuzzi bath. There is a door connecting the annexe to the main house.Outside
The house is approached from the end of the lane by a five bar gate, which opens onto a tarmac driveway providing a parking area and access to the double garage with twin up and over doors. There is access via either side of the property to the rear garden, where there is an enclosed vegetable garden with a timber framed store and brick built outbuilding fitted with a bar. The garden is laid to lawn with a deep paved patio area at the back of the pool. There is a separate paddock, which extends to approximately 0.9 acres and includes a concrete framed outbuilding with solar panels.Services
Mains water, electricity and drainage.Directions
From Taunton proceed out of town onto Kingston Road and continue through Kingston St Mary. Once out of Kingston St Mary proceed up Buncome Hill and up the top turn right at the Pines Café signposted to Spaxton. Ignore the first turning left and continue towards Enmore. On descending the hill, turn left as sign posted to Spaxton. Follow this road and go through Barford Park and continue along this road, on passing the Lamb Inn take the next turning on the left into Barford Close. Continue to the end of Barford Close where Copper Beech House can be identified.