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4 bedroom house for sale

Brushford, Dulverton, Somerset, TA22

Sold STC £645,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Edwardian family home
  • Spacious living accommodation
  • 4 bedrooms
  • Attractive and secluded gardens
  • Range of adaptable outbuildings
  • Adjoining pasture paddocks
  • Attractive rural position
  • Situated close to Exmoor National Park
  • In all about 7.45 acres

Full description

A beautifully situated Equestrian property occupying an accessible location close to Dulverton and Exmoor. The property is centred on a handsome Edwardian house affording spacious, light and convenient family accommodation with attractive gardens, adaptable outbuildings and productive pasture land. In all about 7.45 acres

Fairfield is a handsome Edwardian dwelling constructed in 1912 but modernised and extended by the vendors to form an attractive and comfortable family home in a favoured location. It is set within attractive and well stocked gardens, approached over its own private entrance drive and with an adaptable range of outbuildings, providing extensive garaging, storage and stabling. With adjoining pasture paddocks together with a more recently established orchard and collection of other trees and amenity pond, the property will undoubtedly appeal to those with equestrian, smallholding and conservation interests. In total, the property extends to about 7.45 acres.

The property occupies a semi-rural position on the edge of the village of Brushford, a popular rural settlement situated on the edge of the Exmoor National Park and adjacent to the B3222. Dulverton is the closest main settlement affording an exceptional range of local facilities, with a variety of retail, commercial and educational facilities as well as primary health care and schooling together with a variety of popular Inns and restaurants. To the south, and approached through the Exe Valley, lies the larger commercial centre of Tiverton and with access eastwards to the M5 (J27) and with mainline rail connections adjacent to this junction at Tiverton Parkway. The county and regional centres of Taunton and Exeter are approximately of equal distance.

In itself, Fairfield occupies a position within south-west England renowned for both the diversity of its countryside, and its many varied sporting and recreational facilities available within the immediate vicinity or further afield. Exmoor provides some of the most diverse scenery in Great Britain and is a designated International Dark Sky Reserve.

The property is approached over a tarmacadam entrance drive through double wooden gates which rises past the house and to a turning and parking area to the rear. Situated adjacent to this is a brick and slate roof traditional building comprising of two garages, each with wooden double doors to front and large adjoining store. Adjoining is an inner courtyard area with an L shaped range of stables of block and profile and steel roof construction. The drive continues to the rear to a further hardened and concreted area with terraced shrub borders and steps leading up to a croquet lawn. Timber and felt roofed Summer House 4.60m x 2.06m with electricity connected and adjoining timber and GI roof open fronted wood store 6.05m x 4.06m.

From the lower parking area a path leads to the house flanked by lawned areas, with shrub and herbaceous borders. This area is partially walled. PVC oil tank.

Adjoining the Garden Room is a Terrace flanked by gently sloping lawned areas to the front and side. Productive vegetable garden with alloy frame Greenhouse. A low Beech hedge separates the gardens from a more recently established area planted out as an orchard and with a variety of deciduous and coniferous trees providing a diversity of colour. Situated within this area is a conservation pond.

The property is complemented by three encloses of productive pasture land, contained within naturally hedged and post and rail paddocks and suited to a variety of general equestrian and small holding interests. In total, the property extends to about 7.45 acres as edged red in the identification plan.


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28 April 2016

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