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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Lydeard St Lawrence, Taunton, Somerset, TA4

Sold STC £350,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed with Character
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • 4 Reception Rooms
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Family Bathroom
  • Parking, Garage & Workshop/Store
  • Gardens

Full description

A delightful Grade II Listed cottage with spacious accommodation, set within this highly favoured village. Grade II Listed with Character, Kitchen, Utility, 4 Reception Rooms, 4 Bedrooms, Family Bathroom, Parking, Garage & Workshop/Store, Gardens, EPC Band F.

Situation - Paynes Farm is situated in the heart of the thriving village of Lydeard St Lawrence, a popular West Somerset village, 9 miles from the centre of Taunton. Within the village is a primary school, parish church and village hall. Bishops Lydeard is also 3 miles away and offers a range of amenities, including a village shop, doctors surgery, library, three public houses and a garage. Taunton the County Town provides a much wider range of facilities, including an excellent range of shops, schools in both the state and independent sectors, a theatre, County Cricket Ground, Racecourse and access to Tauntons train station. There is also access to the M5 motorway junction, which is on the eastern side of town. The Quantock Hills, Designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the northern coastline and The Exmoor National Park are also all within easy driving distance.

Description - The property is a most delightful Grade II Listed village cottage thought to date back some 400 years. The property offers spacious accommodation, briefly comprising a kitchen with Aga, cloakroom, rear hall/utility, four reception rooms, four bedrooms, bathroom and shower room. Many character features are present, which include exposed timber flooring, beamed ceilings, a superb inglenook to the second sitting room with herringbone stone back and former bread oven, stripped wood internal doors and an impressive vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers to one of the bedrooms. The property is presented in good decorative order throughout.

Accommodation - Sitting Room - Feature stone fireplace with wooden mantle over and stone hearth, alcove to the side with beam, night storage heater, exposed natural floor boarding, large ceiling beam, stairs to the first floor and steps leading up to the

Second Sitting Room - A delightful room with heavily beamed ceiling, superb inglenook fireplace with large former bread oven, wood burner with feature herringbone stone fire back, large beam over and alcove to the side, window seat and access to the

Kitchen - Electric fired Aga with feature beam over and shelved niche to the side, larder cupboard, quarry tiled flooring, Belfast sink with wooden drainers and painted cupboards under, two dresser style units, window to the front and door to

Rear Hall/Utility - Tiled work surface with plumbing space for washing machine and dishwasher, skylight window, range of useful storage cupboards and glazed double doors leading to the rear courtyard.

Dining Room - Window overlooking the rear courtyard, night storage heater and double doors leading to the

Study - Heavily beamed ceiling, two windows, electric panel radiator, telephone point, TV point, corner TV cupboard, wall uplighters and separate door into the second sitting room.

Cloakroom - WC and wash hand basin.

Half Landing - Window and beam.

Main Landing - Window seat and night storage heater.

Bedroom One - Feature high vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers, window to the front, built in range of wardrobe cupboards to one wall and storage over stairs.

Bedroom Two - Dual aspect window, exposed timbers and window seat.

Bedroom Three - Access to the roof space, small inner landing with access to bedroom four and the separate shower room.

Bedroom Four - Part sloping ceiling with exposed timbers and radiator.

Bathroom - Fitted with a suite comprising a panelled bath with tiled surrounds, electric shower over and folding side screen, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, open corner shelving, window, airing cupboard and exposed floor boarding.

Shower Room - Separate shower cubicle with tiled interior, electric towel rail, part sloping ceiling with exposed timbers, laminate flooring and large walk in cupboard.

Outside - To the front of the property is a delightful walled courtyard garden, with an entrance gate from the village lane. Immediately to the rear of the property is another courtyard garden with a gate and gravel pathway leading over the private shared drive to a superb elevated secret garden, which forms a delightful feature of the property, being of good size with a feature pond, formal garden beyond and well stocked borders with numerous shrubs, bushes, young trees and a vegetable area. There is a pergola sitting area to the top end of the garden with a garden shed and far-reaching views over the tops of the village towards the Quantock Hills and Willett Tower in the distance. The shared access driveway from the village lane leads around to the rear of the cottage, which gives access to a gravelled parking and open fronted timber garage (34'10" x 10'9") and further attached garage/workshop (14'4" x 11'7") with double entrance doors.

Directions - Head out of Taunton in a north westerly direction towards Minehead on the A358. Go past Bishops Lydeard and turn left after Cedar Falls Health Farm signposted to Lydeard St Lawrence on the B3224. Continue along this road for 2 miles
and turn right towards Lydeard St Lawrence. On entering the village, Paynes Farm can be found after a short distance on the right hand side nearly opposite the entrance to the village hall.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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03 August 2016


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