This beautiful period home provides the dual opportunity of a spacious and private country residence together with additional guest/family accommodation within the detached 3 bedroom cottage, or continues to provide a sizable private hire holiday letting business for large groups of up to 24. This well-established and profitable business has been running successfully for many years. Guests, as well potential homemakers will be equally impressed by the space and privacy offered within the accommodation and extensive grounds. Further features include outdoor heated swimming pool, large games barn, additional outbuildings and storage.Situation
Located within the Blackdown Hills, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the property is found nestled within the surrounding countryside, while enjoying excellent access to local towns and major road networks. Taunton, 6 miles, is the county town and provides a wide range of amenities including state and private schooling. Wellington, also 6 miles, to the west, provides further amenities and schooling as well as the M5, Junction 26. To the east and south access can be gained to the A303 and Ilminster or A30 west to Exeter. The mainline station to London Paddington can be found at Taunton. The surrounding hills provide a wonderful amenity of open space, country lanes, as well as bridle paths.Accomodation
The house provides extensive, well laid out and maintained accommodation which, in brief, comprises a formal reception hall, drawing room and sitting room with fireplaces, well fitted kitchen/breakfast room with attractive modern units with central island, spacious dining room, utility, cloakroom with WC and snug, as well as a potential 5th reception room or 7th bedroom with en-suite shower room. On the first floor are 6 bedrooms with 1 en-suite and 3 further bathrooms, plus separate WC.
The cottage provides self-contained accommodation with 3 bedrooms on the first floor, 1 en-suite and a family bathroom. While on the ground floor are 2 reception rooms (currently used as bedrooms) and a large kitchen/dining room and shower room.
The games barn provides a large open space formed from a traditional barn with open roof 'A' frames exposed, adjoining twin cloakrooms and doors opening onto the rear patio connecting to the house. The building would suit a number of uses including office use or conversion to further accommodation, subject to the necessary consents.
The property is accessed via electric gates which open onto a sweeping driveway up to the house. The stunning gardens surround the accommodation with formal areas with pathways, a pond with central raised seating, open lawns, mature trees, a walled garden within which lies the swimming pool. Beyond the gardens the land opens out to paddocks and orchard as well as woodland and a large lake.Services
Electric, water, private drainage, oil and Biomass boilers.Fixtures & Fittings
Only those mentioned in the Sales Particulars are included in the sale. All others are excluded but may be available by separate negotiation.Local Authority
Somerset West and Taunton Council www.somersetwestandtaunton.gov.ukOutgoings
Current rateable value £25,750 (Non-Domestic)Directions
From Taunton proceed to the south through Trull on B3170, continuing through Blagdon Hill and at the top of the hill continue through the 4-cross way and the property can be found on your left.Viewing
Strictly by appointment through Stags Holiday Complex Department on 01392 60058
These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.