A unique and immensely charming Grade II listed cottage in need of modernisation. The property comprises two reception rooms, three bedrooms and is in need of modernisation.
2 Old School Cottages enjoys a secluded position, down a private lane, and along the pretty communal pathway to the front of the house (there is also rear access). By virtue of its elevated setting, the property enjoys far reaching South Westerly rural views. At the top of the lane, in the village centre, is the post office and general store with freely available parking. A little further along is the Old Inn public house, church and Primary school. Although on the fringe of the town, Bishops Hull is also only about a mile from the Somerset College and Castle. Taunton has many excellent shops and facilities with an Intercity railway station and access to the M5 motorway at Junction 25 or, more easily, Junction 26 at Wellington.Description
2 Old School Cottage is Grade II listed for its historic architectural features. This unique double fronted terraced house is now in need of modernisation and improvement. The house has painted stone elevations under a pitched slate roof and has well-proportioned accommodation arranged over two floors.Accommodation
The accommodation comprises a heavy panelled front door; leading to an entrance hallway with a door leading to the rear hall with stairs rising to the first floor. There is a door leading to a wet room with fitted shower, WC and wash hand basin. The sitting room has front aspect floor to ceiling opening windows with original shutters, night storage heater and wooden flooring. The kitchen / breakfast room again enjoys double opening floor to ceiling windows with shutters. There is a night storage heater and an archway leads through to the kitchen area, which is fitted with a range of matching wall and base units with work surfaces over. There is a single drainer sink unit, space for a cooker with extractor hood over, plumbing and space for an automatic washing machine and a window to the rear.
On the first floor, there is a landing with a multi paned glazed window to the rear. All three windows to the front elevation have original multi paned glazed sash windows with glorious views over surrounding countryside toward the Quantock Hills. Bedroom one has a sash window to the front with a tiled open fireplace. Bedroom two has a front aspect sash window with wonderful views. Bedroom three has a rear aspect window. There is an inner lobby leading to the bathroom, which is fitted with a suite comprising of panelled bath, low level WC, wash hand basin, multi paned glazed window and a door leading to the airing cupboard.Outside
Steps lead down to a cottage style garden, which is laid to lawn and enclosed by high hedgerows and at the bottom of the garden is a small storage shed.Services
Mains water, drainage and electricity are all connected. We believe that mains gas is available in the vicinity.Directions
From the town centre, follow Wellington Road for about a mile and turn right into Silk Mills Road. Turn left just past the traffic lights into Mountway Road, bear left at the top of the hill, go past 'The Old Inn' on the left hand side. Unlimited parking is available all along this road. To the left of the butcher's shop is a pathway leading down to two garages. Follow the path to the left of these and this walkway will lead you to a pair of double fronted cottages. No.2 is the property for sale.