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Howleigh Lane, Blagdon Hill, Taunton
Guide price £550,000 | 4 bedrooms | 6.76 acres

Property features

• For Sale by Tender on 7th July 2021
• Detached House for Improvement
• Four Bedrooms & Bathrooms
• Two Reception Rooms
• Kitchen & Utility
• Garage / Workshop & Store
• Grounds Extending to Approximately 6.76 Acres
• Popular Village Location

SITUATION
Lower Blagdon Farm is situated in a wonderful position just off of Howleigh Lane in the centre of Blagdon Hill approximately five miles south of the County Town of Taunton and lying at the foot of the Blackdown Hills, which are designated as an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village offers a large range of amenities including a pub, recreational ground, nearby churches and a Primary School while Taunton, which is readily accessible provides a wide range of shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities. The M5 is easily accessible at junction 25 & 26 and there is a direct railway link to London Paddington via Taunton train station and international airports can be found at Bristol and Exeter. There are a number of local footpaths providing easy access to the surrounding countryside.

DESCRIPTION
Lower Blagdon Farm is an exciting renovation project. The house was originally a very small barn, which has been extended over the years but would now benefit from general modernisation or replacement, subject to planning consent. The house is positioned on a good-sized plot with gardens to the front and rear to include a range of outbuildings and a paddock that in whole extends to approximately 6.76 acres.

ACCOMMODATION
The accommodation is arranged over two floors. There is a pitch tiled entrance porch leading to a front door, which in turn opens into the entrance hallway, where there is a downstairs cloakroom. The lounge, which centres upon an open fireplace with stone surround, has a beamed ceiling and two front aspect windows and a door that provides access to the storage cupboard. There is a separate dining room with a window overlooking the rear and a door providing access to a turning staircase to the first floor. The kitchen / breakfast room is fitted with a range of matching wall and base units, roll edge work surfaces with an electric hob, a single drainer sink unit with a double drainer, a built-in oven, plumbing and space for an automatic washing machine, space for a fridge, a door to the utility room and a door to the rear and access to the dining room. On the first floor there are four bedrooms and a family bathroom suite.

OUTSIDE
There is a private driveway, which leads down past the house with stone walling on either side. The front garden is surrounded by deep planted herbaceous borders and on the opposite side of the drive there is a pedestrian gate leading to a further area of garden with deep herbaceous borders, a green house and a detached stone outbuilding, which has been divided into two stores. Opposite is a garage with double opening doors, a workshop and attached door. The driveway extends to the bottom of the garden, where there is a turning area, a level area of lawn, planted borders, a number of specimen trees and a gateway providing access to the paddock. The paddock is laid to pasture with mains water and has a lovely outlook towards the recreational ground with fields beyond.

DIRECTIONS
From the centre of Blagdon Hill go past the tennis courts and reactional ground and take the first turning right to Howleigh Lane, where the property can be found immediately on the right, identified by a Stags 'For Sale' Board.

SERVICES
Mains water, electricity and private drainage. There is mains drainage present in the paddock with a connection point for some of the properties adjacent to the paddock along Howleigh Lane.

METHOD OF SALE
Property is being offered through Informal Tender with a closing date to be the 7th July 2021 at midday (unless sold prior).

OVERAGE CLAUSE
There will be an overage clause in the sale contract, where by, if the land is developed or consent granted within 25 years of legal completion, the vendor will be entitled to 20% of the uplift value. The vendor will consider offers for the removal of the overage clause.
 

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