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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Huish Champflower, Taunton, Somerset, TA4

Guide Price £930,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 6 bedroom farmhouse and 1 bedroom cottage
  • En-suite master bedroom and dressing room
  • 2 double bedrooms with en-suites, 3 further bedrooms
  • Delightful south facing rural views
  • Excellent decorative order throughout
  • Traditional stable block and stone outbuildings
  • Modern Agricultural buildings with stables
  • Grazing paddocks

Full description

Set within the rolling countryside lies this versatile detached 6 bedroom south facing farmhouse with a separate one bedroom cottage and a range of outbuildings including stables, all set in 11 acres of gardens and pasture. EPC Band: E

Situation - Catford House is situated in a rural but accessible location within the Brendon Hills and close to Exmoor National Park. Clatworthy Reservoir is within 2 miles and the village of Langley Marsh with its public house is 3 miles. The popular town of Wiveliscombe can be found 5 miles from the property where there are many shops and amenities including schools, post office, doctors and veterinary surgeries, library, public houses, church and cafes/restaurants.
The county town of Taunton, which is 15 miles away, has extensive retail and commercial facilities, together with three independent schools and the Somerset County Cricket Ground. There is access to the M5 motorway (Junction 25) and a main line station with fast trains to London Paddington and the North.

Description - Catford House is an impressive family home comprising the main farmhouse, a separate cottage, modern agricultural buildings, stone outbuildings, a stable block, gardens and paddocks, in all 11 acres. The original part of the property is built of stone under a slate roof together with a sympathetic extension of rendered block cavity walls set beneath a slate roof. The spacious 6 bedroom house retains several period features with exposed beams and a character inglenook fireplace and benefits from a one bedroom cottage that the present owners currently let.

Accommodation -

  •  Sitting room with large inglenook fireplace, stone surround, inset woodburner with beam over and exposed beams. Glazed door to courtyard.
  •  Dining room with views to the rear garden.
  •  Family room with attractive open fireplace, stone surround and wooden mantel over. Double glazed doors to the south facing conservatory.
  •  Front entrance hall with glazed screen to the inner hall with staircase.
  •  Large Kitchen/breakfast room with extensive range of cupboards, double Belfast sink, granite worktops. Inset Aga, tiled floors and space for a large table.
  •  Utility with sink, fitted cupboards, space for washing machine and a cloakroom attached. Floor hatch with steps down to dry basement storage.
  •  Rear hallway leading to tack room and very large store giving potential for further living space subject to necessary permissions.
  •  Integral double garage, single garage and door to side yard.
  •  Upstairs large master bedroom suite with beautifully fitted en-suite with roll top bath, shower unit, double sink unit, bidet, WC and under floor heating. Walk-in wardrobes, triple glazed doors to balcony with lovely rural views.
  •  Large study area with shower room and glazed doors to balcony.
  •  2 double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, 3 further bedrooms.
  •  Central family bathroom and separate cloakroom.
  •  Attached one bedroom annexe cottage with separate entrance and garden.

    Outside - From the public highway the shared lane divides to give a private drive to the gravel parking area in front of the house, as well as a separate access to the outbuildings and rear yard. There is a sheltered garden to the side and rear of the house, including lawns, an orchard, a vegetable patch and two timber kennels.

    Buildings - Traditional courtyard of four stables, stock buildings and a covered loose box. Two large modern agricultural barns with easy access to the surrounding paddocks. One barn has six stables and a secure feed store/tack room, the other has a flexible open-plan interior allowing parking for vehicles and feed storage. Three timber stables alongside a corral. Lunging pen.

    The Land - In front of the house are 4 enclosures of permanent pasture, providing a total 11 acres of land with stock proof fencing. The land is gently sloping and free draining.

    Plans And Boundary Fences - A plan, which is not to scale and is not to be relied upon is included with these particulars. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to its accuracy.

    Services - Mains electricity, private water and drainage, oil fired central heating, broadband available.

    Council Band - Farmhouse: Band G, Cottage: Band A (2015/2016)

    Viewing - Strictly by appointment with the agents please, Stags Dulverton Office Tel:01398 323174 or email

    Directions - From Taunton follow the B3227 to Wiveliscombe. At the traffic lights in th town centre turn right up the hill and bearing around to the left towards the town centre taking the first turning right towards Langley Marsh and after a further two miles within Huish Champflower turn left signposted Upton and Brendon Hill. Continue along this road and at Winters Cross turn right where the lane to Catford will be found shortly on the left hand side. Follow the lane down and take the second right through gate posts into the drive to Catford House. There is a second entrance beside the yard.

    These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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    Added on Rightmove:
    29 January 2016


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