This property has been removed by the agent. It may be sold or temporarily removed from the market

View similar properties

5 bedroom detached house for sale

Hillfarrance, Taunton

Offers in Excess of £1,000,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Virtual Tour Available see Link in Description
  • Restored Grade II Listed Farmhouse
  • Modern & Traditional Outbuildings
  • Wedding Venue
  • Approximately 9 Acres
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Tastefully Refurbished

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

TASTEFULLY REFURBISHED, Knapp Farm is a grade II listed period farmhouse which is both steeped in history but which is complemented by a wealth of STUNNING BESPOKE wooden features with EXCEPTIONAL DETAIL but with all the MODERN CONVENIENCES, and set within approximately 9 ACRES. Viewing recommended.

For a virtual tour please copy and paste the following link into your Internet browser

Currently successfully run as a wedding venue and bed and breakfast, Knapp Farm has a wealth of potential for additional income. Refurbished by the current owners to exacting standards, re-installing oak beams, plank and muntin screens and creating bespoke wooden features, Knapp Farm is both completely unique and the stunning and traditional quality of the restoration boasts a wealth of period features. In addition the property benefits from underfloor heating and solar PV. This five bedroom grade II listed farmhouse is set within approximately 9 acres and offers both modern and traditional outbuildings, one with planning permission for a two bedroom dwelling. This property must be seen to be fully appreciated.

Front Door 
Leading to...

Entrance Hall 
A delightful and welcoming space with wooden cottage style door to rear. Tiled flooring. Stairs lead to the first floor. Further doorways through to the sitting room and the drawing room. Additional door through to the...

Wet Room 
Bespoke wooden WC. Wash hand basin. Shower area. Extractor fan. Inset lights. Leaded light window to rear with wooden shutters.

Sitting Room 20' 1" into inglenook and cupboards x 13' plus alcove ( 6.12m into inglenook and cupboards x 3.96m plus alcove )
Leaded light windows to front and rear with bespoke shutters and window seat. Measurements include an impressive inglenook with wood burning stove. Measurements also include recessed cupboards. Impressive flagstone flooring.

Drawing Room 20' 5" into inglenook x 16' 8" ( 6.22m into inglenook x 5.08m )
Measurements include a stunning inglenook fireplace with bespoke seating area. Wooden flooring. Leaded light window to front with bespoke shutters and further seating. Additional windows to side and rear. Historic feature doorway through to the...

Dining Room 18' 6" x 14' 10" ( 5.64m x 4.52m )
Single glazed wooden windows to both sides with doorway providing access to outside. Tiled flooring. Bespoke wooden dressing unit. Tiled flooring. Cottage style doorway through to the staircase and a further cottage style door through to the...

Kitchen / Breakfast Room 18' 6" x 14' 10" ( 5.64m x 4.52m )
A beautifully bespoke kitchen comprising solid wooden work tops with base units, double Belfast style sink with Victorian style mixer tap. 'Heritage' cooker. Single glazed wooden windows to either side. Tiled flooring. Stable style wooden door through to the...

Boot Room 9' x 7' 10" ( 2.74m x 2.39m )
Single glazed wooden windows to side and rear. Wooden storage unit with bespoke wooden seating area with further overhead storage. Tiled flooring. Stable style door providing access to outside. Doorway through to the...

Utility 8' into recess and cupboard x 9' 1" ( 2.44m into recess and cupboard x 2.77m )
Single glazed wooden window to rear. Floor mounted boiler and water tank. Airing cupboard. Tiled floor. Doorway through to the...

Downstairs Cloakroom 
Suite comprising low level WC and wash hand basin with mixer tap. Part tiling. Extractor fan.

First Floor Landing 
Accessed via the entrance hall with wooden flooring. Exposed beams. Single glazed window to rear. Access provided to bedrooms two, three, four and five and also the family bathroom.

Bedroom 2 / Main Guest Room 17' 9" x 12' 8" plus walk-in wardrobe ( 5.41m x 3.86m plus walk-in wardrobe )
An impressive vaulted ceiling with attractive beams and wooden flooring. Dual aspect single glazed wooden windows to front and rear with wooden shutters. An impressive walk-in wardrobe with bespoke wooden shelving and automatic light.

Ensuite Bathroom 
A beautifully crafted bathroom suite including a bespoke wooden WC with a Victorian style roll top freestanding wooden bath with mixer tap and shower attachment and wash hand basin. Extractor fan. Single glazed wooden window to side with bespoke wooden shutters.

Bedroom 5 9' 10" x 7' 3" ( 3.00m x 2.21m )
Single glazed wooden window to front with complementary shutters. Genuine cast iron radiator.

Bedroom 3 15' into recess x 13' 10" ( 4.57m into recess x 4.22m )
Single glazed wooden window to front with complementary shutters.

Ensuite Wet Room 
Suite comprising low level WC, wash hand basin and shower area.

Family Bathroom 
Suite comprising bath with bespoke wooden WC and wash hand basin. Double glazed window to side with bespoke shutters.

Bedroom 4 13' plus wardrobe x 11' max ( 3.96m plus wardrobe x 3.35m max )
Single glazed wooden window to side. Genuine cast iron radiator. An intriguing space which is complemented by many bespoke wooden features including double wardrobe, vaulted ceiling with wooden paneling and spiral staircase up to the mezzanine. Doorway leading to the...

Outer Landing 
Accessed from the dining room. Single glazed wooden window to side aspect. Genuine cast iron radiator. Cottage style doorway through to the...

Principal Bedroom 18' 7" x 15' 1" into wardrobes and cupboards ( 5.66m x 4.60m into wardrobes and cupboards )
Complete with a stunning vaulted ceiling with wooden paneling and further complemented by a bespoke range of wooden cupboards and wardrobes. Dual aspect windows with wooden shutters to either side. Double glazed wooden double doors with sensational outlook providing access onto a roof terrace.

Ensuite Shower Room 
Providing much character, this ensuite has a hand crafted washing area, Victorian style high level WC and twin shower cubicle. Single glazed wooden window to side aspect.

Knapp Farm has a versatile range of outbuildings including: a 200 metre square barn with concrete floor plus a 120 metre square pig sty. This barn is currently used for a wedding venue business. Brick built wood stores with three open bays and one enclosed. In total covering approximately 9 acres. There is a large gravel driveway to the side of the property for numerous vehicles and the dwelling and outbuildings all within the accompanying land which incorporates spectacular panoramic views onto open countryside, and must be viewed to be fully appreciated.

Agents Note 
The property benefits from:
1. Underfloor heating.

2. A two story granary barn with planning permission for a two bedroom dwelling. Planning number:27/14/0003. Drawings of the proposed design are available from the sellers agent.

3. There is an additional 9 acres of land that benefits from a 12 foot wide direct gated access to the highway, a stoned yard measuring approximately 800 square metres and a new L shaped agricultural building fronting two sides of the yard measuring approximately 500 square meters (built in 2014). which is available to purchase at a combined price £1,250.000.

4. The property also benefits from Solar PV generating approximately £1,500 of income p/a

Exit the M5 motorway at junction 26. At the roundabout take the first exit towards Wellington. Upon reaching the next roundabout turn right taking the fourth exit onto the A38 towards Taunton. Proceed along this road passing Blackdown Garden Centre on your right hand side. Soon after you will pass Willowbrook Garden Centre also on your right. Continue along and soon you will come to a crossroads by The Worlds End public house. Turn left towards Bradford-on-Tone. Proceed through the village passing the White Horse public house in the centre and continue over the small hump back bridge. Continue towards the village of Oake. Before you reach Oake turn right signposted Hillfarrance. Continue along the lane passing The Anchor Inn on your right hand side. Knapp Farm will eventually be found on the right hand side. Please use the third and main entrance for parking.

1. MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS - Intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at a later stage and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing the sale.
2: These particulars do not constitute part or all of an offer or contract.
3: The measurements indicated are supplied for guidance only and as such must be considered incorrect.
4: Potential buyers are advised to recheck the measurements before committing to any expense.
5: Connells has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services and it is the buyers interests to check the working condition of any appliances.
6: Connells has not sought to verify the legal title of the property and the buyers must obtain verification from their solicitor.

More information from this agent

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
01 March 2016


Map & Street View

Disclaimer - Property reference TTN305749. The information displayed about this property comprises a property advertisement. makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. This property advertisement does not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Connells, Taunton. Please contact the selling agent or developer directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland.

* This is the maximum possible speed. Broadband speed may be lower at peak times and can be affected by a range of technical and environmental factors. The speed you receive where you live may be lower than that listed above. Fibre/cable services at your postcode are subject to availability. You can confirm availability on the provider's website. The information is provided and maintained by

Map data OpenStreetMap contributors.