A characterful Grade II listed thatched cottage situated in mature gardens in the centre of Cheddon Fitzpaine. Reception hall, 2 reception rooms, refitted kitchen dining room, utility, shower and boot room, 4 bedrooms (one walk through), fitted bathroom suite, mature gardens and off road parking.
The property is situated in the centre of Cheddon Fitzpaine, which is a small village 2 miles north of The County Town of Taunton. The village is also a short walk from the renowned Hestercombe gardens. Taunton provides easy access to the M5 motorway via junction 25, the A38 and has a mainline railway station with regular trains to London Paddington in under 2 hours. The nearby Quantock Hills, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, provide excellent open countryside with many miles of footpaths and bridleways.Description
Glebe Cottage is a charming Grade II listed thatched cottage situated near the centre of the village. The cottage retains a wealth of period features including a deep inglenook fireplace, exposed wooden beams and timbered walls and flag stone floors. The accommodation is beautifully presented and includes a new thatch to the rear elevation of the roof and a new gas fired central heating boiler.Accommodation
A heavy panelled front door leads through to a cross passage entrance hallway with exposed timbers, original flag stone flooring and wooden doors to the drawing room, which has an open fireplace and a window with seat overlooking the front garden. The sitting room centres upon a large inglenook fireplace with a bread oven, feature under stairs storage area, exposed stone flooring, beamed ceilings and also has a window seat overlooking the garden. The study/bedroom has an exposed timber and a recessed shelve. The kitchen dining room has been recently refitted and has ceiling downlights, exposed beams and a Travertine tiled floor with underfloor heating. The kitchen includes a range of matching wall and base units, range of work surfaces, one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit, gas Range with two ovens and an integrated dishwasher. There is a central island unit with cupboards, drawers and an integrated microwave. Double doors lead to the garden. The utility room has a deep recess window to the side garden, tiled floor with underfloor heating, wooden work surfaces with a Belfast sink, plumbing and space for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer. There is a gas fired central heating boiler and a door to the shower room with a standalone shower cubicle with a electric shower, wash basin and WC. The boot room has a door to the side garden, window to the side and tiled underfloor heating. The inner hallway between the kitchen and dining room has brick flooring and stairs from the main entrance hallway lead up to the first floor.
On the first floor, bedroom one has exposed beams with windows to the side overlooking the garden and fields beyond. Bedroom two has exposed beams and window to the side. Bedroom three has exposed wooden flooring and a front aspect window. Bedroom four is a walk through from bedroom two and has exposed beams, wooden flooring and a window with a front aspect. The family bathroom is fitted with a white suite comprising a corner bath, wash basin with WC and window.Outside
Outside there is a good sized parking bay adjacent to the property with a path leading to the rear wooden gate. The gate provides access to a paved patio and utility area, which includes two stone sheds and leads further onto a vegetable garden with raised beds, green house and potting shed. The remains of an old stone outbuilding form a decorative wall, which includes a paved seating area and leads onto the main area of gardens. The gardens adjoin open farmland and are a superb feature of the property, including a number of mature shrubs and trees with mature beech, hazelnut and hawthorn hedging. Within the garden there are lawns, a pond, a large wooden shed and a variety of fruit trees with a magnificent willow. The front of the garden is approached via a small wooden gate and under a covered porch there is a well with a traditional water pump, which is no longer in use.Services
Mains water, gas and drainage. Council tax band F