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3 bedroom cottage for sale

15 Castle Street, Bridgwater

Under Offer £250,000

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This 17th century village cottage is a delight and should not be judged solely from its street frontage, attractive though that is. What lies behind is a beautifully restored character home with 3 bedrooms, 2 reception rooms, a most impressive kitchen/dining room and stunning secluded rear garden.

The pretty double fronted cottage been recently extensively renovated,to a high standard with features such as handmade Parana pine doors throughout and benefits from gas central heating and double glazing. The accommodation, in brief, comprises an impressive entrance/dining hall, large kitchen/diner with vaulted ceiling, living room with woodburner, 3 bedrooms and a modern shower room. The gardens are a real feature of this property and offer a great deal of privacy, with 2 patio areas surrounded by herbaceous borders and a good sized lawn area. There are an impressive array of shrubs and flowers, including rose and Wisteria arches and a well tended vegetable plot.

The cottage is located in Castle Street which has a very pretty stream running down it site of the annual duck race! Nether Stowey is a popular and highly attractive village nestled at the foot of the Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and offers a primary school, 3 pubs and a selection of small businesses - 3 village shops including post office / cafe, library, butchers/fishmonger and a health centre. Coleridge Cottage, a National Trust property is in the village which is also the start of the Coleridge Way, a 36 mile walk passing through some of Somerset and Devon's most breathtaking scenery and ending up in Porlock. The area generally is renowned for its wide range of country pursuits. The market town of Bridgwater is 8 miles away and offers a wide range of retail and commercial facilities. Taunton (10 miles), the county town, is renowned for its excellent schools and has fast road and rail links to London (1h40), Bristol and Exeter.

Kitchen/Dining Room 
20' 0'' x 11' 5'' (6.09m x 3.48m)
Impressive double aspect kitchen/diner with original vaulted ceiling. The kitchen area is fully tiled and offers a good range of stylish floor and wall mounted units, space for all white goods, integrated double oven and new 4 ring induction hob with extractor over, double sink and door to garden, while 2 shallow steps lead up to the dining area. 2 radiators. Fitted carpet throughout and windows to the rear and side as well as 2 Velux windows, making it a naturally very light room.

Downstairs WC 
With low level WC, washbasin, window to the rear.

Living Room 
15' 5'' x 14' 6'' (4.70m x 4.42m)
Good sized room with woodburner in an oak surround with slate hearth, window to the front with attractive window seat, fitted carpet.

First Floor Landing 
Fitted deep pile carpet, window to the rear overlooking garden.

Master Bedroom 
12' 10'' x 12' 8'' (3.91m x 3.86m)
Large double bedroom with built in cupboards which also house the hot water tank and electric meters. Fitted carpet, window to the front, radiator.

Bedroom 2 
11' 1'' x 9' 1'' (3.38m x 2.77m)
Good size double with built in, handmade, Parana pine wardrobes. Window to the front, fitted carpet, radiator.

Bedroom 3 
9' 10'' x 8' 1'' (2.99m x 2.46m)
With large window seat with built in shelf making an ideal 'den' for children. Window to the rear, fitted carpet, radiator.

Shower Room 
8' 2'' x 5' 9'' (2.49m x 1.75m)
Modern shower room with large walk in shower, low level WC, washbasin, fitted carpet, window to the rear.

The gardens are an undoubted feature of this property and offer a great degree of privacy. Directly outside the back door is a large patio area surrounded by herbaceous shrubs, with steps leading up to a further patio seating area. The main garden is laid to lawn with an impressive array of shrubs and flowers designed to offer colour for most of the year, including Rose and Wisteria arches and a Rowan Tree. There is also a vegetable plot, garden shed and outside tap.

Dining/Entrance Hall 
16' 1'' x 10' 2'' (4.90m x 3.10m)
Good sized room with built in Parana pine handmade cupboards. Fitted carpet, however there are original floorboards underneath so this could be removed if required. Window to the front with window seat. Arch to kitchen.

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07 July 2016


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