The penthouse is beautifully proportioned and spans the whole of the top floor of the main building. It benefits from its own private lift and enjoys far reaching views from its elevated south facing balcony.
Hughenden House is superbly situated to take advantage of Taunton Town centres local amenities, popular local schools and Vivary Park. The property is also within close proximity to the vast network of footpaths and bridleways which run through the Quantocks, the Blackdowns (both Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty) the Brendons and Exmoor National Park, all of which have a number of charming country pubs.
The motorway network is very accessible from the property with Junction 25 of the M5 approximately 2 miles to the East. There are also frequent trains to London Paddington and the rest of the country from Taunton Railway Station.Description
Hughenden House, close to the centre of Taunton, is a collection of individual, spacious and highly distinctive apartments which have been created within a former Victorian property, with the addition of a contemporary new build.Accommodation
The Penthouse at Hughenden is arguably one of the most desirable apartments in Taunton. It offers approximately 200 square meters of accommodation on one level which comprises the following. The apartment can be accessed in two ways, either via its own private lift or by a staircase from the communal hallway. Running through the front of the apartment are the 2 main open plan reception rooms and the kitchen/breakfast room which is fitted with a range of wall and base units, an island unit and a number of integrated appliances. The kitchen is beautifully finished with granite worktops and an inset 1 1/2 bowl sink. Please note that the American style fridge freezer is also included. The large hallway space could be used as a study or breakfast room if required and the utility room has plumbing and space for a washing machine and tumble dryer. There is a good sized roof terrace which enjoys expansive views from its elevated position to the south and west. The 3 bedrooms are to the rear of the apartment and are all of a good size, the master having an en-suite bathroom with low level WC, wash hand basin and a bath with shower attachment over. There is also a large family bathroom with low level WC, wash hand basin and spacious shower enclosure. The penthouse also benefits from a secure gated parking area and a storage cupboard in the basement.
Automated electronic gates open into the parking and turning area of the development, with each apartment allocated a parking space. The developer has fitted a video entry system to the external communal doors as well as exterior sensor lighting.Directions
From Taunton town centre proceed along East Street turning right into Silver Street and proceed past Sainsbury's onto the A38. Hughenden House can be found on the left hand side just after the Taunton House Hotel, marked by a Stags For Sale board.Ground Rent
The Ground Rent is £250 per annum. More information can be obtained from the selling agents.Lease
125 years from the 1st January 2015.Services
Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage. Gas fired underfloor heating.
Photovoltaic panels generating electricity for the communal areas. Service Charge allocation for The Penthouse to include the private lift £3,300 per annum.