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The Fosse, North Curry, Taunton
Guide price £1,150,000 | 5 bedrooms | 0.5 acres

Property features

• Substantial Victorian Village House
• Separate Three Bedroom Cottage
• Well Proportioned Accommodation
• Many Original Period Features
• Flexible & Spacious Accommodation
• Generous Landscaped Gardens
• Triple Garage & Ample Parking
• Offered to the Market in Very Good Condition

SITUATION
Fosse House is situated along the Fosse, which is regarded as one of the best locations in this highly popular village. The property is set back off the village road, in a very peaceful and quiet location, which forms part of the conservation area. On the opposite side of the lane, there is open countryside with many mature trees creating a parkland feel. The centre of the village is a short walk and here there are a range of local amenities including a shop, pub, coffee shop, Doctors surgery, village hall, playing fields, Cricket club and Primary School. The parish Church is also close-by and the Church is known as the Cathedral of the Moors. The County town of Taunton is within 6 miles and provides a wide range of shopping and leisure facilities. There are several notable public and state schools. The town also plays host to Somerset County Cricket Club. Taunton provides a mainline railway link to London Paddington in under 2 hours and the property is well located for easy access to the M5 motorway and the A303.

DESCRIPTION
Fosse House is an imposing Victorian family home offering spacious and flexible accommodation, which is enhanced by a separate three bedroom cottage and attic rooms, which have been used previously as a three bedroom flat. The whole property sits in landscaped gardens in a stunning village location. Fosse House has wonderful spacious accommodation, which is well appointed and elegant with all the main rooms benefiting from an array of original features. Being a Victorian house, it is light and airy with high ceilings, many with original cornicing and large sash windows. The principal reception rooms offer fine views over the garden.

ACCOMMODATION
In detail, the accommodation comprises; a wonderfully spacious and impressive reception hall with built-in cupboards and an elegant balustrade staircase. The drawing room is a wonderful dual aspect room with lovely views over the garden with an Adams style fireplace with inset coal effect gas fire. The dining room has French doors opening directly to the veranda and further to the garden. There is an exposed timber floor, two arched recesses and a glass fronted book shelf with cupboards below. The sitting room also has an exposed timber floor and has a fireplace with inset wood burning stove. There is a downstairs study, which is a highly adaptable room and could be a downstairs bedroom, as there is direct access to an en-suite shower room. The kitchen / breakfast room is a wonderful feature of the property, centered on a two-oven gas fired Aga with a separate oven and hob and an excellent range of eye and low level kitchen units. The kitchen has a tiled floor and links through to the breakfast area, which leads further to a rear porch and the back door. Adjoining the kitchen, there is a utility room with pantry and back staircase leading to the second floor flat.

On the first floor, there is a large landing with built-in cupboards and a large airing cupboard. Fosse House has a wonderful master bedroom, with an en-suite shower room with electric under floor heating. There are also three further large bedrooms, two with built-in wardrobes, a family bathroom and a separate shower room. There is a further fifth bedroom, which can also be accessed via the back stairs and is currently being utilised as a study. There is a further shower room.

On the second floor, there is further accommodation which has been used as a self-contained flat and comprises a kitchen with three further rooms. Clearly this space provides great flexibility to be used separately for extended family members, or is ideal as a teenager suite / home office / hobbies room.

FOSSE HOUSE COTTAGE
Accessed across a courtyard there is a separate cottage, which has been created from the former coach house. It has its own separate courtyard garden, which is private and separate from the main house. It provides two reception rooms, a kitchen, three bedrooms and a bathroom. The cottage benefits from ample parking.

OUTSIDE
Fosse House is approached through a pillared entrance with wrought iron gates, which lead to a large parking area and on to three garages.

Fosse House has wonderful and extensive gardens, which enhance the house greatly and have been maintained to an exceptional standard. The gardens enjoy high levels of privacy with large expanses of lawn, interspersed with well stocked flower and shrub borders. There is a paved terrace with summerhouse and screened from the main garden, there is a productive kitchen garden area with a greenhouse.

DIRECTIONS
Proceed into the village of North Curry. At the village shop bear left and proceed around the Fosse. Fosse House can be seen on your right-hand side, as identified by a Stags "For Sale" board.
 

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