The property is situated in the centre of the favoured village of West Monkton, which lies at the foot of the Quantock Hills; designated as an area of 'Outstanding Natural Beauty'. The village of West Monkton offers a popular pub / restaurant, as well as an attractive Parish Church. Good primary and secondary schools are available nearby. The County town of Taunton is approximately 4 miles away and it provides a wide range of shopping, recreational and education facilities. Taunton is a venue for international standard cricket and is the home of Somerset County Cricket Club. There is a mainline railway station with direct links to Bristol and Exeter, and easy access to the M5 motorway at Junction 25.Description
Tresco is an individual detached house, which has colour washed rendered elevations under a pitch tiled roof. The house is now in need of improvement and has been designed to take full advantage of its wonderful setting.Accommodation
The accommodation includes a reception hallway with access to the sitting room with a pleasant South Westerly aspect, an attractive outlook over the garden towards the Church. There is a stone fireplace with timber mantle over, arch display recesses and patio doors that open out to the terrace. The dining room has a box window and views over the rear garden. Further study and a staircase rising to the first floor with an under stairs storage cupboard. Inner hallway with cloakroom and door leading to the kitchen / breakfast room, which is fitted with a range of matching wood fronted wall and base units with work surfaces over, a single drainer sink unit, four ring electric hob with cooker hood over, built-in double oven, recess hiding the gas boiler serving the hot water and central heating. Utility room with plumbing and space for a washing machine and a door leading to the garden. Downstairs WC.
On the first floor, is a large landing that runs along the entire length of the property and provides potential to create a further study area. Cupboard and a separate airing cupboard. The master bedroom has a bay window to the front with wonderful views, built-in wardrobes and access to an en-suite bathroom that is fitted with a suite comprising bath with shower attachment, wash hand basin, bidet and low level WC. There are three further bedrooms, all enjoying wonderful views and two have built-in wardrobes. Family bathroom with a fitted suite comprising of panelled bath, wash hand basin and low level WC.Outside
The property is approached initially over a shared driveway with double wrought iron gates opening out onto a tarmacadam driveway providing a parking and turning area. The gardens are a wonderful feature of the property and are well stocked with many specimen trees and shrubs. Running the length of the property is a terrace area, again with well stocked borders.
At the front of the property is an area of lawn. At the rear of the property is a gravelled terrace with steps rising up to an area that is suitable for sitting out, together with a vegetable garden. Within the garden there are a number of very useful timber stores including two summer houses, various garden stores including a wooden shed, potting shed, greenhouse, store shed and there is a double garage with two up and over doors and a side pedestrian door.Directions
Once in the village of West Monkton, head towards the Church and proceed past the Church, where Tresco can be identified on the left hand side by a Stags For Sale board.