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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Ash Priors, Taunton, Somerset

Sold STC £550,000

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Tenure: Freehold

Little Court, we understand, dates from 1808 and has been skilfully and sympathetically converted from a former coach house to create a beautifully presented versatile family home, with a wealth of architectural and historical features and is accordingly Grade II Listed. The property enjoys a substantial sitting room with fireplace incorporating a woodburning stove, versatile music/family room, formal dining room, delightful conservatory and beautifully appointed kitchen. On the first floor there is a lovely master bedroom which enjoys a “Jack & Jill” en suite, whilst the family bathroom has been refitted to a high standard with spa bath. The property has the benefit of gas fired heating.

Little Court is situated in delightful, beautifully landscaped gardens, which enjoy a high degree of privacy and a good orientation. Within the gardens is the detached home office/garden room which is a most useful asset to the property.

The accommodation comprises:

Entrance door to

Reception Hall with oak floor, stairs to first floor providing understairs cupboard, Gothic style ornate window to the front elevation, glazed and panel door to

Rear Hall with glazed and panel door to garden and door to

Cloakroom with low level w.c. with concealed cistern, wash basin with cupboard under, window

Sitting Room, this is a substantial room enjoying a dual aspect to front and rear, with an ornate arched window to the front elevation, fireplace incorporating woodburning stove, delightful formal dining space with fireplace with adjacent alcoves incorporating display shelves and cupboard, window and door to

Music/Family Room, a very versatile room with oak floor, Gothic style windows to the front elevation and window to side

Conservatory, tiled floor and French doors to garden

Kitchen, beautifully appointed with a range of units providing work surfaces with cupboards and drawers under, wall mounted cupboards, space for range cooker with extractor hood over, built-in dishwasher, single drainer sink unit, window, tiled floor, archway to

Utility area with fitted cupboards and work surfaces, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for American Style fridge freezer

First Floor

Landing with exposed floor boards, eaves storage cupboard, exposed timbers

Bedroom 1 with fitted wardrobes, Gothic style window to the front elevation

“Jack & Jill” en-suite with the third bedroom with double width shower cubicle, wash basin with cupboards under, w.c. with concealed cistern

Bedroom 2 with fitted wardrobe, exposed ceiling timbers, window, sloping ceiling

Bedroom 3 with ornate fireplace, window with open view, built-in wardrobe and drawers and a “Jack & Jill” en suite with the master bedroom

Family Bathroom, beautifully appointed with a spa bath, wash basin with cupboards under, w.c. with concealed cistern, corner shower, exposed timbers and window


The property is approached over a generous gravelled driveway providing ample parking for several vehicles. To the front of the property is an enchanting courtyard with water feature and complemented by a mature Wisteria. The gardens wrap around to the side and rear of the property, have been beautifully landscaped with expanse of lawn with well stocked borders incorporating flowering shrubs and plants, including Azaleas, Magnolias and Peonies and there is a terrace suitable for outside dining/seating. An established kitchen garden with raspberries and tayberries, is complemented by a timber garden shed. There is a timber decked sitting area with octagonal summerhouse suitable for entertaining.

Detached Office/Garden Room with two pairs of French doors into the garden, two windows, Belfast sink and fitted units and is a lovely versatile space suitable as a family room, office or studio


Leave Taunton in a northerly direction on the A358 heading towards Williton and Minehead. On reaching the village of Bishops Lydeard turn left signposted to Ash Priors. Continue over the steam railway bridge and after approximately ½ mile bear right signposted to Ash Priors. Proceed into the village, passing a pair of thatched cottages on the right hand side and the property will be found on the right before a sharp left hand bend.

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27 May 2016

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