4 bedroom detached house for saleCoombe, West Monkton, Taunton, Somerset
Coombe Mill is believed to date back to the 16th Century and is listed Grade II, being of historic or architectural interest and has red stone elevations under a tiled roof. The property has in more recent years been comprehensively and sympathetically restored so that it now provides a very comfortable family home. The property has an abundance of character and charm and the accommodation provides excellent reception space with a south facing garden room leading onto a terrace. The kitchen has been beautifully fitted and designed by Robinson and Cornish, having a Range style cooker and polished slate surfaces. Perhaps the most fascinating room of the house is the Mill Room which can be occupied in a variety of ways and exhibits the beautifully preserved mill workings. The gardens at Coombe Mill provide the most perfect setting, being beautifully landscaped to provide a profusion of specimen trees, shrubs and herbaceous borders, whilst the gardens have in the past been open within the Yellow Book scheme. There is a good range of outbuildings, including a substantial barn, which provides excellent storage for several cars or garden implements and the original apple store upon which planning permission was granted in the past to provide ancillary accommodation(lapsed).
The accommodation comprises:
Panelled Entrance Door and glazed screen to
Reception Hall an intriguing area of the house with double ceiling height and fine staircase leading up to a galleried landing.
Cloakroom with wash basin with marble and tiled surrounds and storage cupboard under, WC.
Double Drawing Room this room provides two sitting areas, one created from the original stable, has double ceiling height and well preserved exposed roof timber, cross beams and two natural stone light niches. There are two sets of French doors onto the terrace. The western end of the sitting room has an unusual fireplace with cut stone arch surround and living flame coal effect fire, two low level recessed cupboards lie to either side with display shelves over, French doors lead into
Garden Room enjoying delightful views over the gardens, down to the avenue of ornamental pears and double French doors leading out.
Dining Room with exposed ceiling timbers, down lighting, window with window seat, recessed cupboard with display shelf over, further recessed cupboard in alcove providing glass storage.
Breakfast Room a charming room with exposed ceiling timbers, fireplace with high painted mantelpiece with fitted Clear View wood burning stove and recessed cupboard to one side. An oak fronted dresser style cupboard with slate work surface provides good storage and backs onto the kitchen. Door to front garden and a window providing a window seat.
Kitchen beautifully fitted with a range of limed oak furniture with polished slate work surface, surrounds and includes central island with drawers, chest and slate work surface. Appliances include eye level Miele Turbothermic dishwasher with cupboards above and below, integrate Miele refrigerator, Rosiers Paul Bocuse range style cooker with four ring gas hob, hot plate and double oven incorporating a grill is set into the fireplace with a high mantel incorporating a De Dietrich extractor fan. A slate floor extends throughout the kitchen and part of the breakfast room. Steps lead from the kitchen up to the Inner Hall with deep walk in broom cupboard, doors lead into
Pantry with tiled floor and ample wall shelves, door into
Cold Room with ample shelves and refrigeration unit.
Laundry well fitted with a range of wall cupboards, deep Belfast sink with enamel drainer to one side, plumbing for washing machine. There are two wall mounted Potterton Profile LPG fired boilers, door to garden.
Mill Room a fascinating room with part of the mill workings, beautifully preserved together with wheels and platforms, fireplace with a double side Clear View multi fuel stove, door to front garden and door to
Rear Hall/Boot Room and door to rear garden, door to
Cloakroom with wash basin and WC.
Sitting room a wonderful winter reception room with exposed beams, range of book shelves and fireplace with Dovre wood burning stove with canopy.
Galleried Landing with three Velux windows affording a great deal of light, built in airing cupboard with lagged hot water cylinder and immersion heater.
Inner Landing with walk in linen cupboard.
Principal Bedroom Suite:
Bedroom with exposed roof timbers, double aspect and doors to
Dressing Room with an excellent range of built in cupboards with drawer chests, hatch to loft space.
Bathroom beautifully fitted with a white suite comprising double ended bath, low level WC, vanity basin, large walk-in shower.
Bedroom with hatch with access ladder to loft space and window enjoying lovely views to the front of the house.
Bedroom whilst at present used as a study, this room does provide scope to be used as a fourth bedroom, exposed ceiling timbers and partly glazed stable door to the rear terrace.
South Landing with built in cupboards providing good hanging space, door to
Guest Bedroom a beautifully light room with a triple aspect with access hatch to loft space.
Shower Room with a white suite comprising low level WC, pedestal basin, walk-in shower.
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