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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Porlock Road, Woodcombe

Guide Price £565,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

Handsome detached residence
Periphery of town
Set in 2 acres of gardens and grounds
4 reception rooms
Fitted kitchen
Utility room
Garden room
4 bedrooms (one en-suite)
Bathroom & shower room
Gas central heating
Garage & parking
Edge of Exmoor National Park
Town centre 1 mile
County town Taunton 25 miles
Woodlands House enjoys a superb semi rural elevated location in a highly desirable area on the very outskirts of the town with views towards the surrounding hills and set in large mature surrounding gardens with paddock and woodland.

Individually designed and built in 1931, constructed of solid local stone with part rendered elevations and decorative timber work under a tiled roof. The generous accommodation has a wonderful charm and atmosphere, retains a wealth of character and given its southerly aspect the principle rooms are bathed in light through leaded light windows.

Arranged over two floors and equipped with gas fired central heating the accommodation in brief comprises;

Stone pillared arched entrance with heavy oak door leading through to

Reception Hall Double radiator, moulded coving, plaster ceiling rose and parquet flooring.

Cloakroom Low level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin, part tiled surrounds, stained and leaded window, understair store cupboard and parquet flooring.

Drawing Room A lovely triple aspect room with double doors leading to the garden, open Minster fireplace, moulded covings, three double radiators, picture rails, window seats and woodstrip flooring.

Dining Room A double aspect room with double radiator, moulded coving, ceiling rose, picture rails, window seat, double radiator and woodstrip flooring.

Breakfast Room To the rear of the property with bay window, fireplace with inset woodburner, double radiator, laminate flooring, larder with original cold shelf, shelving and tiled flooring.

Fitted Kitchen To the front of the property fitted with a range of modern base and wall units in white with chrome furniture and woodblock surfaces over, one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer tap, range of cupboards with corner carousel, drawers and spaces under with plumbing for dishwasher, matching wall cupboards with open shelving, glazed display cabinet, gas and electric cooker points, extractor hood, tiled flooring and stable to

Garden Room Double glazed and timber framed with door leading out onto the front terrace with tiled flooring and door leading through to -

Utility/Boot Room With Belfast style sink with mixer tap set in a roll edged surface with double cupboard and space under, plumbing for washing machine, built in broom cupboard, tiled flooring, door to rear garden and door to a small workshop/store.

A wide carpeted staircase from the reception hall leads to

Half Landing With large stained and leaded window.

First Floor Landing Linen cupboard, picture rails, fitted carpet and access hatch to part boarded roof space which has potential for conversion subject to the usual regulations.

Bedroom 1 A double aspect room to the front with fitted mirror fronted wardrobe, radiator, picture rails and fitted carpet.

En-suite Shower Room: Low level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin with tiled splash back, shower cubicle, radiator, velux window, laminate flooring and access door to eaves space with lagged copper hot water cylinder and gas boiler heating the central heating and domestic hot water system.

Bedroom 2 Double aspect to the front with fitted wardrobe, radiator, picture rails and fitted carpet.

Bedroom 3 Double aspect to the rear, fitted wardrobes, radiator, picture rails and fitted carpet.

Bedroom 4 Triple aspect room to the front, window seat with storage under, radiator, picture rails and fitted carpet.

Bathroom Fitted with a four piece white and chrome suite comprising pine panelled bath with hand shower mixer tap, recessed vanity basin with pine cupboard under, low level WC, bidet, part tiled surrounds, radiator/towel rail and vinyl floor covering.

Shower Room Low level WC, wall mounted basin, tiled splashback, recessed tiled shower and vinyl floor covering.

The property is approached through a stone pillared entrance through double opening gates with mature pines either side onto a tarmac circular drive with shrub borders and a raised central lawn with flower and shrub borders.There is a single garage with additional parking facilities and wide central steps lead off the drive to a stone and gravelled terrace running along the front of the property with low stone walling and mature shrubs either side of the steps. There is access over wide pathways around either side of the property with a lawned garden at one side with drying area and path leading around to the rear theof the property to the utility room.

Immediately to the rear on a higher level are vegetable beds with fruit cage and former stable used as a garden store. A pedestrian gate gives access to the three large lawned terraces with inset shrubs and mature trees, which back onto the paddock and woodland beyond and from the gardens there are wonderful views towards the surrounding hills.
Entrance Porch

Reception Hall

Drawing Room 20'8" x 13'5" (6.3m x 4.1m).

Dining Room 13'5" x 12'1" (4.1m x 3.68m).

Breakfast Room 13'7" x 11'7" (4.14m x 3.53m). both max


Kitchen 12'4" x 7'11" (3.76m x 2.41m). 12'4 is max

Garden Room 15'1" x 8' (4.6m x 2.44m).

Utility / Boot Room 17'3" x 7'10" (5.26m x 2.39m). both max



Bedroom 1 13'9" x 12'5" (4.2m x 3.78m).


Boiler Room

Bedroom 2 13'9" x 10'5" (4.2m x 3.18m).

Bedroom 3 13'9" x 10'5" (4.2m x 3.18m).

Bedroom 4 12'10" x 7'10" (3.91m x 2.39m).


Shower Room

Stable 10'3" x 9'2" (3.12m x 2.8m).

Garage 16' x 11' (4.88m x 3.35m).

From our office turn left into Park Street proceeding up through the top end of the town following the road around to the right heading out through what is known as The Parks. Proceed for approximately three quarters of a mile passing the park on your left and on reaching Woodcombe the entrance to Woodlands will be found on the right hand side just before the turning into Woodcombe Lane.

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Added on Rightmove:
05 December 2011

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