A beautifully renovated village cottage with good sized gardens and off road parking. The property has been superbly renovated throughout retaining many period features and comprises two reception rooms, a kitchen / breakfast room, utility, two bedrooms, gardens and off road parking. EPC Band E.
The property enjoys a pleasant situation in the Quantock foothills, which are designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the favoured village of Thurloxton. The village offers local amenities including a Parish Church, Public House, a thriving village hall with frequent social events and the Maypole village pub. Thurloxton is in the catchment area for Heathfield Community School. There are additional facilities and amenities in the nearby village of North Petherton including a convenience store, playing fields, public houses, primary school and access to the M5 motorway Junction 24.
Taunton, the County Town, offers comprehensive facilities including a good range of shops, excellent schools within both the state and independent sectors, and on the eastern side of the town there is a large out of town shopping and leisure complex.Description
The cottage, as the name suggests, was once a Post Office for the village and has since been superbly converted into a charming property with mellow sandstone elevations under a pitched tiled roof. The cottage has been extended since it was originally constructed and the current owners have improved the property whilst in occupation to include re-plastering, upgrading the electrics, fitting a new kitchen and installing a contemporary bathroom suite on the first floor.Accommodation
The accommodation is arranged over two floors and comprises a living room with exposed wooden flooring and a front aspect window. An oak panelled doorway leads to the sitting room, which again has exposed wooden flooring, recessed fireplace with brick built hearth and dual aspect double glazed windows. There is an opening through to an inner lobby, with a turning staircase leading to the first floor and a built in cloak cupboard. The kitchen / breakfast room has been re-fitted with a range of oak fronted wall and base units, which include a built-in oven, integrated dishwasher, granite effect roll edge work surfaces with electric hob and extractor hood over, tiled floor, window to the rear and a door leading through to an inner lobby. There is a door to the courtyard and a step leading up to the utility room, housing the central heating boiler and includes a range of fitted units that match the kitchen. There is a door to the ground floor bathroom with a bath, wash hand basin and WC. There is a lobby and a door leading to the rear garden.
On the first floor, there is a landing with doors off to two good sized double bedrooms. The master bedroom benefits from a built in wardrobe. There is a beautifully fitted bathroom suite with a P shaped bath and shower enclosure with a mains power shower. There is a wash hand basin and WC with fully tiled walls on two walls and tiled floor.Outside
There are steps from the road leading up to the front garden, which is gravelled for ease of maintenance. The rear garden includes an outside store with further steps that lead up to main area of garden, where there is a deep paved patio area. The garden is well stocked and is planted with herbaceous borders and there are additional steps leading up to a parking area, which provides space for at least three vehicles. Beyond the main parking area is a further area of garden, which is of a good size that backs onto open farmland.Services
Mains Water & Electricity, Shared Private Drainage.Directions
From Taunton proceed out of the town on the A38 towards North Petherton and follow signs to Thurloxton. Continue into the village of Thurloxton and at the church bear right past the Manor House and the cottages can be found soon after on the right hand side.