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8 bedroom manor house for sale

Culmhead, Taunton, Somerset

Guide Price £1,325,000

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Tenure: Freehold

A Victorian Mansion dating from the 1850's and at that time sat in some 500 acres . Culmhead House is now offered to the market with some 13.5 acres of formal and informal gardens as well as fenced paddocks, areas of woodland and walks through rhodedendrons. The property is approx 10,000 square feet in size and is appraoched from a beech lined road to its own private drive past the East Paddock to the main drive of the house.

There is a private drainage and water system which is shared by the other properties on the Estate but owned by CH.

M5 and A303 are only 10 minutes by car.

The house is south facing and very much orientated for sunshine and light and with tall bay windows it provides a level of daylight that would be very difficult to match in any other property of this period. The house has ample radiators and many period features to include sash windows, recessed alcoves and cornicing

Situation and Amenities

Culmhead House occupies an enviable setting in a readily accessible location surrounded by picturesque countryside within the Blackdown hills designated an area of outstanding natural beauty. Footpaths and bridleways are found within a short walk of the property providing wonderful riding and walking opportunities. Whilst enjoying the peace and seclusion of a country setting, the property is only 6 miles from the county town of Taunton. Taunton has excellent shopping with many well known retailers, good independent schools, sports facilities and main line railway link to London (Paddington) being approximately 1 hour 55 minutes on the fast services. Communications to the West Country have improved in recent years with the M5 at Taunton junction 25, providing easy access to Bristol, The Midlands and London. The A303 is within 10 minutes drive also providing fast routes to London and Exeter. Airports at Exeter ( 30 minutes) and Bristol( 50 minutes) are also within easy reach.

Property ref: 121_2375_3785979

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05 May 2016


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