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4 bedroom detached house for sale

West Monkton, Taunton, Somerset, TA2

Sold STC £625,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautifully presented Throughout
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • Utility & Cellar/Store
  • 4 Bedrooms (1 Master En-Suite)
  • Family Bathroom
  • Garage & Outbuildings
  • Superb Gardens

Full description

A beautifully presented house with character, set within superb gardens on the edge of this highly favoured village, at the foot of The Quantock Hills. Beautifully presented Throughout, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, 3 Reception Rooms, Utility & Cellar, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Garage & Outbuildings, Superb Gardens, EPC Band D.

Situation - Waterleaze House lies on the edge of West Monkton, which is regarded as a highly desirable village within the Taunton Vale District, lying at the foot of The Quantock Hills, which are designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and offer a variety of footpaths and bridleways for those with walking and riding interests. The village is in a conservation area, has a lovely parish church, a popular pub and The County Town of Taunton lies only 3 miles to the south west. Taunton offers a wider range of shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities, including 3 public schools, a sixth form college and Somerset College of Arts and Technology. Taunton also has excellent communication links to the rest of the country with fast rail services to London Paddington, as well as offering access to the M5 motorway at junction 25. Both Bristol and Exeter have international airports, which are within 1 hour drive of the property. The property is very accessible to all of these facilities but never the less, occupies a charming peaceful location.

Description - Waterleaze House is an impressive detached property, which has been extended many times over the years. The house has rendered and stone elevations under a pitched slate roof and offers well-proportioned accommodation arranged over two floors. The property has been considerably improved and modernised over the years.

Accommodation - The ground floor accommodation includes an impressive entrance hallway with a turning staircase to the first floor, a cloakroom, sitting room with an open fire and inset wood burning stove with beam over, wooden flooring and a dual aspect with double doors leading out onto the rear garden. The kitchen is fitted with a range of painted shaker style wall and base units, granite work surfaces with an insert Belfast sink, a fireplace recess with an inset Range cooker and extractor hood over, integrated dishwasher, island unit with a range of built in cupboards, slate floor and windows overlooking the rear garden. There is also a door to the open plan dining room with wooden floor, exposed brick chimney breast with recess fireplace and double glazed, double doors leading out into the rear garden. From the kitchen there is a door through to the utility room, which has an external door to the front and a door to a cellar/store. There is also a further study to the front of the house with a front aspect window.

On the first floor is the master bedroom, which has an en-suite shower room, comprising an enclosed shower cubicle, wash basin and WC. There are three further bedrooms and a family bathroom, which includes a free standing roll top claw foot bath, a double enclosed tiled shower cubicle, wash basin, exposed wooden floor, dual aspect windows and exposed ceiling beams.

Outside - The house is set within fabulous gardens and includes a useful stone barn, which has full planning permission to develop into a two bedroom self-contained annexe (Planning reference: 48/15/0051 TDBC). There are double five bar gates, which open onto a large gravelled hard standing, providing parking for a number of vehicles, with steps leading up to an area of garden, which extends around to the side of the property. There is also a lean to green house, a crazy paved patio area, which has been planted with a number of beds and steps leading down to the front of the house, where the main area of garden is laid to lawn, surrounded by deep planted herbaceous borders.

Services - All mains services connected. Gas fired central heating.

Directions - From the centre of Taunton, head in a north easterly direction, through the village of Monkton Heathfield. Follow this road towards the A38 and take the first left hand turning signposted to West Monkton, virtually opposite the Monkton Elm Garden Centre. Take the turning left into Blundells Lane and follow this road for approximately 800 yards where the property can be clearly found on the right hand side, shortly after a left hand turning to Cheddon Fitzpaine, identified by a Stags for sale board.

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


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