4 bedroom detached house for saleHuish Moor, Wiveliscombe, Taunton, Somerset, TA4
Guide Price £595,000
- Detached 4 bedroom cottage
- Approximately one acre gardens
- Double garage with studio/home office above
- Kitchen/dining room / two receptions
- Small rural hamlet close to Wiveliscombe
- Peaceful and tranquil location
We are delighted to offer for sale this detached country cottage in a small rural hamlet, just three miles from Wiveliscombe. The property has been extended to provide a spacious family home with ample living space. The rooms are independent, yet flow well to provide comfortable living areas and private bedroom space.
The hall, with new stable door, leads to the sociable and recently installed kitchen/dining room, an ideal meeting place for family and friends. from here there is access to an independent living room with fireplace, enjoying great views over the garden. There is an elegant drawing room with Inglenook fireplace and Jotul LPG log burner fire with bay French windows leading to the terrace. A practical study area will be found by the stairwell and a further utility/boot room and cloakroom complete the ground floor accommodation.
At first floor level there is a spacious landing, ideal for sitting and reading, or a further study area. The master bedroom has its own en-suite shower room and there are three further bedrooms and a superb refitted bathroom with separate shower, completing the package.
Most of the rooms at ground floor and first floor level enjoy lovely rural views over the gardens and around Huish Moor. Features of note in the property include an AGA complimented by the new fitted kitchen, tiled and carpeted floors where appropriate and beamed ceilings. There is a gas central heating system (LPG), double glazing and the highest standard of interior decor throughout and the outside has been redecorated recently.
Outside the Property
Outside of the property there are gardens extending to approximately one acre. There is off-street parking for several vehicles, with a drive leading to the large garage (which could house four cars). There is a staircase within, leading to the first floor office suite, ideal for those looking to create a gym, games room or studio. The garden has flower beds and rockery at the front and there is access to a large terrace behind the drawing room, which has a sunny aspect until late in the evening. The garden is bounded by natural hedges and has a useful former piggery, ideal for garden equipment etc.
The former market town of Wiveliscombe has many shops and amenities including post office, doctors' surgery, vets, library, public houses, churches, community office and restaurants. There is a primary and secondary school with an excellent recent OFSTED report and further education colleges in Taunton. The recreation ground has tennis, football, cricket and rugby clubs and an open air heated swimming pool. There is public transport to many surrounding areas including Taunton 11 miles distant which also has excellent road (M5) and main line railway links. The beautiful surrounding countryside is easily accessible leading to the Brendon Hills, Quantocks and Exmoor National Park.
"Cleeve means 'valley side' and Huish Moor is a verdant haven for wildlife. Excluding the barn, tawny and little owls that we hear at night, we have so far recorded 50 different species of birds in our garden"
Mains services include electricity and water. There is private drainage. Central heating is by LPG gas.
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From Wiveliscombe take North Street out of the town and through Langley Marsh. Continue up the hill through Maundown and down the other side. Bear right over Washbattle bridge, and then on proceeding up the other side, fork left towards Huish Moor. Follow the road as it curves up the hill and Cleeve Cottage can be found on the right hand side.
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