3 bedroom detached house for saleHam, Creech St. Michael, Taunton, Somerset, TA3
Sold STC £475,000
- Detached grade II listed house
- Quality detached barn annexe / holiday let
- M5 junction 25 2.5 miles
- Main house 3 bedrooms, 2 receptions
- Annexe 1 bedroom
- 26ft kitchen / living room
- Beautifully presented gardens
- Separate 0.9 acre paddock / kitchen garden / copse
- Village amenities 1.5 miles
The house and barn combine handsome period features with exposed fireplaces, sash windows and a wonderful A-frame has been revealed within the barn.
The barn has been modernised in recent years with an attractively fitted kitchen, underfloor heating and a replacement bathroom suite, together with attractive Travertine floor tiles. Added to this, it has its own separate access if required and adjoining generous sized garage.
The house accommodation is also well-presented with the addition of a good sized conservatory overlooking the garden.
With radiator and window.
A cosy room with sash window and window seat to the front and original style cast iron fireplace with stone surround. Central heating radiator.
With wood burning stove set into exposed brick fire surround, dual aspect windows to the front and rear and central heating radiator.
With central heating radiator and tiled floor.
Kitchen / Breakfast Room
With a range of hand-made wooden units and solid wood and tiled worktops and Belfast sink unit. Integral appliances include oven, hob and hood, fridge and dishwasher. Travertine tiled floor, windows with side aspect and central heating radiator.
First Floor Landing
Airing cupboard and hatch to loft space.
With built in wardrobes, central heating radiator and window with front aspect.
Ensuite Shower Room
With suite comprising shower, low level WC and wash hand basin, central heating radiator.
With built in cupboard, central heating radiator and window.
With radiator and window.
With suite comprising panelled bath with shower over, low level WC, wash hand basin and Bidet.
Separate Utility Room
With floor mounted oil fired boiler and built in cupboards.
Barn Annexe / Holiday Let
Kitchen / Living Room
Kitchen area with oil fired range, range of Shaker Style base and wall mounted cupboards and ample working surfaces with tiled splash-back surrounding, inset Belfast sink, Travertine floor, wood burning stove set in brick fireplace surround, exposed A-frame roof timbers, French windows opening onto the rear courtyard and further windows with front aspect.
With built in wardrobe and exposed A-frames, bathroom with attractive white suite comprising bath with shower over, low level WC, wash hand basin, Bidet and heated towel rail.
A garage lies attached to the annexe barn and measures 23ft x 12ft with power and light connected and automatic up and over door.
Gardens lie predominately to the front and side of the house providing a wide sweeping lawn and well stocked and tended flower and shrub beds and some mature trees, as well as a small ornamental pond. A courtyard connects the main house and the barn and provides a rustic paved area with low stone walls.
Across the lane lies the separate paddock area having been developed by the current owners over many years with a productive kitchen garden providing a variety of vegetables and fruit, fruit trees including apple and plum, together with hazel and walnut trees. Added to this are a small number of modest timber outbuildings, including a pony stable and wood store.
At the opposite end, the paddock has been planted to a number of tree specimens and nicely forming a small copse.
It is the charm of the garden and paddock added to the properties location on the village edge and adjoining open countryside with river pathway access, which creates a wonderful country lifestyle opportunity and the space to develop and enjoy to ones owns desires.
The property occupies a most enviable semi-rural location on the village edge in an area surrounded by fields with the River Tone flowing close by and the Taunton Bridgwater Canal beyond.
The local countryside is dissected with a number of foot and bridle paths, most notably along and through the river meadows close to the property. With convenience of access to Taunton and junction 25 of the M5 within 2.5 miles and the nearby village of Creech St Michael within 1.5 miles, creating this rare combination of country lifestyle and convenience.
The village of Creech St Michael is well served with amenities, including a general store / post office, primary school, public house, whilst a wider range of amenities can be found at Junction 25 of the M5 within the Hankridge Farm shopping and leisure complex, with Sainsbury's supermarket and a number of shopping facilities. Taunton also provides a number of good quality state and independent schools.
Taunton mainline rail station has direct links to London Paddington.
Services: Electric, water and private drainage.
Council Tax Band Main House: E / Barn: Council Tax Band A.
Energy Performance Rating: Exempt / Grade II Listed
From the M5 at Junction 25 take the A358 road towards Ilminster proceeding to the village of Henlade. At the far end of Henlade, turn left into Lipe Lane (before the dual carriageway starts). Follow Lipe Lane turning right just before the bridge into Creech St Michael into Ham Road. Follow Ham Road, turning left at the end into White Street and continue into Ham. Proceed through the village and the property can be found as the last house on the left.
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