A superbly extended Grade II listed semi-detached cottage with gardens, garaging and studio office. The property is beautifully presented throughout with two reception rooms, three bedrooms, well stocked gardens, garage and parking.
Bryants Cottage is set in a delightful situation in one of the most attractive and highly favoured villages in the area. Ash Priors has an ancient parish church and village hall, as well as a large number of interesting, character filled, period cottages and houses. The nearby villages of Halse and Bishops Lydeard offer a range of local facilities which include shops, public houses and a library. Taunton, the County Town of Somerset has an extensive range of amenities. The surrounding countryside is unspoilt and close by are the Quantock Hills, which are particularly noted for their extensive range of footpaths and bridleways. Bryants Cottage also benefits from being within the Ash Priors conservation area.DESCRIPTION
Bryants Cottage is a beautiful Grade II listed semi-detached thatched cottage, which has been cleverly extended and improved by the current owners.ACCOMMODATION
The extension includes an open plan kitchen / breakfast room, which has been fitted with a shaker style wall and base units with integrated appliances, island unit and Belfast sink. A slate floor has been laid which extends through to the utility room, entrance hall and cloakroom. Doors from the kitchen lead out into the garden. Doors open to the sitting room, which is full of character and includes an inglenook fireplace with an inset gas real flamed burner, heavy beam over and bread over. There is a front aspect window with window seat and oak floor, which extends through to the dining room. The dining room includes an exposed stone brick fireplace with recess, window with seat and enjoys a south facing outlook into the adjacent garden.
On the first floor, there is a landing with access to the three bedrooms as well as having a small window, hatched roof space and integrated cupboards. The bedrooms are all of a good size and enjoy wonderful views over the surrounding garden and countryside. There is built in storage space and a family bathroom, which includes a double ended bath, fitted electric shower and wash hand basin.OUTSIDE
There is a shared driveway providing access to the parking and garage. The gardens have been beautifully landscaped and are predominantly laid to lawn with deep planted herbaceous borders, which include a number of specimen trees. They extend to the front, side and rear of the property with a deep paved patio area and steps leading up to a recently built timber framed studio / office, which has been heavily insulated and includes double glazes windows and double doors. There is also electricity, light, power and broadband available. At the front of the property there is pedestrian access, which crossed a brook and provides access to the front door and side gateway.DIRECTIONS
From Taunton take the A358 towards Minehead and procced past the first turning to Bishops Lydeard before turning left signposted to Ash Priors. Follow this road proceeding over the railway bridge and continue for approximately 1/4 a mile, taking the next lane on the right hand side signposted to Ash Priors, just before the common. Proceed into the village where Bryants Cottage can be seen on the right hand side after approximately 3/4 of a mile.