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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Corfe, Taunton, Somerset

Guide Price £875,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A handsome three storey detached house
  • 3 Reception Rooms, 6 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms
  • Gardens and grounds extending to over 3 1/2 acres
  • Situated in the Blackdown Hills

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Lower Hayne, we understand, was constructed in the 1940’s and has been within the same family ownership for a substantial period of time. The property has been significantly extended by the current owner to create versatile, well proportioned three storey accommodation enjoying stunning views over the surrounding countryside. There is a well appointed kitchen with granite work surfaces and Aga and extends into the garden room, creating a lovely contemporary day to day living space, well suited to a family lifestyle. The ground floor accommodation is complemented by a well proportioned sitting room with fireplace, formal dining room, study and utility, whilst on the first floor there are two bedrooms with en-suite facilities and two further bedrooms and a family bathroom. On the second floor there is a master bedroom with en-suite and further double bedroom. The property has double glazing and oil fired heating.

Lower Hayne enjoys a stunning elevated location in gardens and grounds extending to in excess of 3½ acres. There is a substantial double garage with lapsed planning permission to create a three bedroom annexe, in addition to an American style barn, providing three loose boxes.

The accommodation of the property is approached into a

Reception Hall with stairs to first floor, wood floor, door to

Cloakroom with low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin and window

Sitting Room which is a lovely triple aspect room with a bay window to the side elevation, providing a window seat, French doors opening into the garden, window with views to the front elevation

Family Room with window, brick fireplace

Dining Room with window, brick fireplace

Study with French doors, fitted desk providing cupboards and drawers, brick fireplace

Kitchen which is beautifully appointed with a range of units with granite work surfaces, Aga, double bowl stainless steel sink unit, window with views over the surrounding countryside, space for American style fridge/freezer, walk-in pantry, tiled floor, walk through to

Garden Room with triple aspect windows, tiled floor, timber panelled ceiling, door to

Utility with window, door to garden, stainless steel single drainer sink unit, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine, oil fired boiler

First Floor

Landing with window with stunning views, stairs to second floor providing understairs cupboard, airing cupboard

Bedroom 1 with dual aspect windows, brick fireplace, built-in wardrobe, door to

En-Suite with panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c. and window

Bedroom 2 with dual aspect windows, brick fireplace, walk-in wardrobe, door to

En-Suite with corner shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c. and window

Bedroom 3 with brick fireplace and window

Bedroom 4 with brick fireplace and window

Bathroom with suite comprising panelled bath, low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, window with views

Second Floor

Landing with window with stunning views, storage cupboard

Bedroom with window with stunning views, sloping ceiling and door to

En-Suite with panelled bath, low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, corner shower cubicle, window, door to eaves storage space

Bedroom with built-in wardrobes, dressing table with drawers and window


The property enjoys a stunning elevated location, in gardens and paddocks extending to in excess of 3½ acres. The property is approached over a driveway providing parking and turning, giving access to a double garage and workshop, with first floor loft room and, we understand, has lapsed planning for the conversion to create a three bedroom annexe. The property is situated in formal gardens laid to lawn with flowers, shrubs and trees and there is an area for a spa bath and vegetable patch. There is an American style barn providing three loose boxes, wood shed and around the property are the paddocks.

Surrounding Areas

Lower Hayne is situated on the lower slopes of the Blackdown Hills, within the parish of Corfe. The Blackdown Hills are designated an area of outstanding natural beauty and provide miles of footpaths and bridleways which are well suited to those with equestrian and walking interest. The village of Corfe is a thriving community, with public house, parish church and Pickeridge Golf Club can be found nearby. Taunton, the County Town, provides a comprehensive range of recreational, scholastic and shopping facilities as well as a main line railway station and M5 Motorway interchange.


Leave Taunton in a southerly direction on the South Road passing over the motorway and racecourse and proceed into the village of Corfe. Continue through the village, passing the church and the public house and take the road out of the village onto the Blackdown Hills. Continue past the left hand turning to Pickeridge Golf Course and the property will be found on the left hand side as you proceed up the hill.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
22 July 2016

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