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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Crowcombe, Taunton, Somerset

Sold STC £465,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

Borough Cottage is an attached cottage built we understand in the 1500's and is potentially one of the oldest houses in this popular village. As the name suggests, it was formerly located on the edge of the borough of Churchtown before it was Crowcombe. The cottage has been adapted over the years with inglenook fireplaces and elm boards added in the 1700s. More recently the cottage has been skilfully and sympathetically restored and now provides delightful accommodation of character, with high quality fittings. There is a stunning bespoke fitted kitchen with Rayburn and with double doors out onto the enchanting south facing gardens. There is a handsome inglenook fireplace in the sitting room and on the first floor the majority of the floors are original exposed elm boards. The property has the benefit of oil-fired heating.

Borough Cottage enjoys a delightful situation in the heart of this favoured village with good access to local amenities and facilities. There is a driveway providiing off-road parking and a garage. Mature Gardens enjoy a southerly orientation, are well enclosed and private, and there is an additional adjoining building.

The accommodation comprises:-
Entrance Door to
Reception Hall with slate floor, exposed beam and door to
Cloakroom/Shower Room with "Victorian" suite comprising circular shower with mosaic tiled walls and fittings, "Victorian" basin and mosaic splashback, WC. Window providing window seat, slate floor.
'L' shaped Sitting Room with handsome inglenook fireplace and bread oven, canopy and beam over. Windows to front and rear providing window seats, slate floor. Door to stairs and first floor. Glazed door to garden, walk through to
Dining Room with slate floor. Exposed beams. Window providing window seat. Door to
Kitchen/Breakfast Room with a bespoke kitchen providing granite work surfaces with cupboards and drawers under, built-in dishwasher, built-in fridge, built-in freezer. Oil-fired cream Rayburn. Wall mounted cupboards. Twin Belfast sink. Slate floor. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Granite breakfast bar. Double doors to rear garden. Window. Door to front.

First Floor:
Generous Landing with space for desk. Elm floorboards. Window providing window seat, exposed beams.
Bedroom 1 with exposed Elm floorboards. Window providing window seat, exposed beams.
Bedroom 2 with exposed Elm floorboards. Window providing window seat. Exposed cruck roof frame. Access to loft.
Bedroom 3 with window providing window seat. Exposed cruck roof frame.
Bathroom with claw foot rolltop bath, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin. Window. Heated towel rail.


To the front of the property are a range of flowers and shrubs and to the side is a 5-bar gate leading onto a driveway providing parking and tujrning and giving access to the garage. On the other side of the property is an attached building measuring 25' x 16'.

The rear Garden enjoys a good orientation and privacy and is laid mostly to lawn with well stocked borders and a mature tree. There is a generous terrace leading off the kitchen and a sunken outside covered dining/sitting area.


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10 September 2015

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