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An impressive period style family residence together with a range of usefull outbuildings in gardens and grounds extending to approx. 1.25 acres, enviably located along a country lane without immediate neighbours and adjoins open farmland (additional 6.5 acres available by separate negotiation)

Accommodation comprising: spacious reception hall, lounge, sitting/dining room, fitted kitchen/breakfast room, boot/boiler room, shower room, four bedrooms (second bedroom with en-suite shower room), family bathroom


The property is situated in the rural hamlet of Huish Episcopi within the Parish of High Ham which has an excellent primary school. The town of Langport is 1.25 miles and offers a range of shops including Tesco Supermarket, whilst the ancient town of Somerton is 4 miles. The thriving town of Street is 10 miles and offers a range of facilities including both indoor and outdoor swimming pools, Strode Theatre, Strode College and the renowned Millfield School. The nearest M5 motorway interchange at Taunton is 12.5 miles whilst the main line station (London Paddington) is 15 miles. Access to the A303 at Podimore is 7 miles.


From Street take the B3151 to Somerton. Proceed through the village of Compton Dundon and after passing under the railway bridge, negotiate the sharp right hand bend. Take the first turning on the right signposted to Somerton and at the mini-roundabout proceed straight ahead. After approximately half a mile bear left and at the mini-roundabout turn right onto the Langport Road. Follow this road out of Somerton and after approximately 3 miles turn left into Wragg Drove where the property will shortly be found on the right-hand side.


Igstock was built by the present owners approximately ten years ago of principally local blue lias stone beneath a reclaimed clay tile roof. Heating is provided by an oil-fired central heating system and there are timber casement windows with double glazed units. The attractively appointed accommodation is complemented by established gardens, a recently built detached garage block with large parking area and former agricultural buildings, one of which extends to approximately 3,250 sq.ft.


All measurements are approximate.


Timber panelled and glazed front entrance door to:

RECEPTION HALL 15'7 x 11' (4.75m x 3.35m)
Understair storage cupboard, telephone point, ornate cornice to ceiling. Radiator. Timber panelled and glazed doors leading to:

LOUNGE 16'11 x 15'7 (5.16m x 4.75m)
A well proportioned dual aspect room with views over the garden to adjoining farmland. Double french casement doors opening to covered verandah. Ornate cornice to ceiling. Two television points, matching wall lights. Two radiators.

SITTING ROOM/DINING ROOM 15'7 x 13'5 (4.75m x 4.09m)
A dual aspect room with double french casement doors leading to covered verandah. Feature period style fireplace surround with inset Jotel woodburning stove. Ornate cornice to ceiling. Television point, telephone point. Radiator.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 16' x 15'8 (4.88m x 4.78m)
Dual aspect with windows affording view over the garden to undulating countryside beyond. Fitted with a comprehensive range of medium oak fronted units comprising two and a quarter bowl stainless steel sink, base/floor cupboards with drawers, fitted worksurfaces, wall cupboards including a glass fronted china display cupboard, built-in electric double oven, matching five burner gas (LPG) hob with extractor hood over, integrated fridge, traditional shelved pantry, oak flooring. Space for large table and chairs, ornate cornice to ceiling, television point. Radiator with decorative cover. Timber glazed door to:

Quarry tiled floor. Timber glazed door to:

Plumbing for automatic washing machine. Oil-fired boiler. Quarry tiled floor. Opening to:

Suite comprising low-level WC, wash hand basin, shower area with electric shower unit.

From Reception Hall, fine oak staircase with turned balustrades and handrail to:


Six panel effect doors to all rooms. Walk-in shelved airing cupboard. Ornate cornice to ceiling.

BEDROOM 1 16'11 x 15'8 (5.16m x 4.78m)
A bright dual aspect room with windows affording views to the surrounding countryside. Television point. Two radiators.

BEDROOM 2 11'10 x 10'10 (3.61m x 3.3m)
Measured excluding recess. Radiator.
En-Suite Shower Room Suite comprising low-level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, shower enclosure, complementary ceramic wall tiling, oak flooring. Heated towel rail.

BEDROOM 3 An 'L' shaped room 10'10 (3.3m) narrowing to 4'8 (1.42m) x 11'11 (3.63m) narrowing to 6'5 (1.96m)

BEDROOM 4 11'9 x 7'2 (3.58m x 2.18m)
Maximum overall room measurements including built-in wardrobe/storage cupboard. Ceiling hatch to roof space. Radiator.

BATHROOM 10'10 x 9'3 (3.3m x 2.82m)
Suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low-level WC, shower enclosure, part timber panelling to walls, shaver point. Radiator with decorative cover.


The property is approached through double metal entrance gates to a large gravelled driveway which provides excellent parking and turning in front of the:

DETACHED GARAGE BLOCK Principally built of an oak frame beneath a reclaimed clay tiled roof, comprising:
OPEN FRONTED CAR PORT 25' x 18'6 (7.62m x 5.64m) for three vehicles. Adjacent
GARAGE 18'5 x 11'11 (5.61m x 3.63m) Double framed, ledged and braced doors.
On the opposite side is a useful: WORKSHOP/STORE 18'4 x 10'10 (5.59m x 3.3m)
(Includes oil storage tank)
At the rear of this building is an open fronted seating area or further storage, adjacent paved/gravelled area ideal for alfresco dining.

The immediate gardens to the property enjoy a southerly aspect and have been attractively landscaped and comprise: covered verandah and gravelled pathways beyond which is a level lawn interspersed by a wide variety of decorative plants and shrubs. A timber gate leads to a small orchard. From the main drive double five bar gates provide vehicle access to a useful yard/storage area which includes a useful range of former agricultural buildings including a Steel Framed Three Bay Barn with water and three phase power connected, extending to approximately 3,250 sq.ft., two former Chicken Houses 41' x 18' (12.5m x 5.49m) currently in disrepair.
The property sits in 1.281 acres and is offered with an additional 6.56 acre field on the opposite side of Wagg Drove by separate negotiation.
The property has a registered agricultural holding number

The Agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures and fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for the purpose. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor or Surveyor. References to the Tenure of a Property are based on information supplied by the Seller. The Agent has not had sight of the title documents. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor. Items shown in photographs are NOT included unless specifically mentioned within the sales particulars. They may however be available by separate negotiation. Buyers must check the availability of any property and make an appointment to view before embarking on any journey to see a property.

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