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Orchard Portman, Taunton
Guide price £365,000 | 3 bedrooms | 0.21 acres

Property features

• Former Crown Cottage
• First Time on The Market
• Potential to Extend
• Adaptable Outbuildings
• Extensive Parking
• Wonderful Garden
• Far Reaching Countryside Views
• Accessible to Taunton

SITUATION
142 Orchard Portman is situated in a wonderful location on the South side of Taunton, approximately 2 miles from the County town. The property has wonderful views to the front and rear and South over open farmland. The town centre is easily accessible and provides an excellent range of facilities, as well as providing access to the M5 motorway at Junction 25. There is a mainline railway station, which connects London, Exeter and Bristol. The property benefits from wonderful country walks close-by.

DESCRIPTION
A sweeping driveway leads to the rear of the property, where there is ample parking and turning space for numerous vehicles. A pathway leads to the side of the house and to the entrance porch. The current owners have improved the house greatly in recent years and the property has a brand-new roof.

ACCOMMODATION
The house was formally part of the Crown Estate and the accommodation comprises an entrance porch, which leads into the inner hall with access to the living room with an open fireplace with tiled surround. There is a kitchen / diner with tiled flooring, multi-fuel burner, a double drainer sink unit and a range of eye and low level units. From the kitchen, there is access to the inner hall and the bathroom with a low level WC, wash hand basin and panelled bath. There is a garden room, which is triple aspect and has wonderful views over the garden.

On the first floor, there is a landing providing access to three bedrooms. The property has potential for further improvement and extension.

OUTSIDE
The property has an extensive range of outbuildings to include a brick-built outbuilding with mains plumbing and electricity. This has potential to be converted into an annexe and there was previously planning consents granted, but this has now lapsed. Attached to this is a separate outdoor WC. There is a touring caravan in the garden, which provides extra accommodation. There are a further range of useful outbuildings, which are used as workshops or stores. To the rear of the property. There is a gravelled parking and turning area, with space numerous vehicles. The gardens are a stunning feature of the property and are fully enclosed by fencing and hedging with areas of lawn with shaped flower and shrub borders. There is a wonderful gravelled sitting out area and a pathway leads to the front of the property with access to the village road.

DIRECTIONS
Proceed out of the town centre heading towards Corfe. Proceed over the motorway bridge and turn left, staying on Shoreditch Road. Continue along this road and around the bend until you see a row of terrace properties set back on your left hand side. Take the first track on the left directly opposite the cottages and the property is the first on you approach.

SERVICES
Mains Drainage, Electricity & Water. A multi-fuel burner is the main source of heating feeding just one radiator.
 

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