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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Sherford Road, Taunton, Somerset

Sold STC £625,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Attractive detached Victorian house
  • 3 Receptions, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms
  • In a plot extending to approx 1/3 acre
  • Situated on the southern fringes of Taunton

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Footlands is a handsome detached Victorian home offering well proportioned versatile accommodation with many features of the period including sash windows, high ceilings and fireplaces. The substantial, versatile accommodation would be well suited to a growing family and is complemented by a self contained annexe, which could be utilised by a dependent relative or as an independent letting facility. The property has the benefit of gas fired heating and majority double glazing.

Footlands is situated in a delightful plot extending to approximately 1/3 acre and landscaped in a Victorian style. There is wide range of flowers, shrubs and trees and the garden enjoys a good degree of privacy.

The property is approached from glass covered veranda with entrance door to

Reception Hall with Victorian tiled floor, stairs rising to first floor providing understairs cupboard, door to

Drawing Room with feature fireplace with adjacent recesses with built in cupboards and shelving, window to the front elevation with shutters

Sitting Room with fireplace incorporating woodburning stove, window to the front elevation with shutters

Inner Hall with stable door to

Conservatory with patio doors to garden, double glazed windows

Dining Room with bay window to the side elevation, fireplace with cupboards in the adjoining recesses

Kitchen/Breakfast Room with a range of fitted units providing cupboards and drawers and wall mounted cupboards, single drainer stainless steel sink and a half, woodburning stove, fireplace, two windows to the rear elevation, built in storage cupboard, space and plumbing for dishwasher, tiled floor, door to

Rear Hall with tiled floor, door to garden, storage cupboard and door to

Utility with fitted units, single drainer stainless steel sink unit, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine, tiled floor, window and gas fired boiler

Side Hall with door to garage and door to Reception Hall for adjoining Annexe and door to

Cloakroom with low level w.c. and wash hand basin

First Floor

Landing with window to the front elevation

Bedroom with window to the front elevation, window to side, door to

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

Bedroom with window to front, built in wardrobes with cupboards over

Bedroom with window to rear

Bedroom with window, built in double wardrobe

Bathroom with suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c., bidet, airing cupboard and window


Annexe can be accessed from a separate front access or internally by the side hall, with entrance door to

Reception Hall with stairs to first floor, providing understairs recess

First Floor


Living Room with window to the front elevation

Kitchen with a range of units providing a work surface with cupboards and drawers under, wall mounted cupboards, single drainer stainless steel sink unit, window to the front elevation

Bedroom with window

Bedroom with window to side

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


The property is approached over a shared driveway giving access to garage with double doors, window, power and light and doorway to adjoining garage/workshop with power and light. The shared driveway gives access to double gates leading onto a private gravelled driveway suitable for parking vehicles. The gardens are beautifully landscaped in a Victorian style with a pedestrian pathway running to the front door flanked by box hedging. There is a lawned area with well stocked borders incorporated flowers and shrubs, providing a lovely variety of colours with delightful rose beds. There is a generous sized, well cultivated kitchen garden with greenhouse and timber garden shed. The garden enjoys a high degree of privacy and a good orientation. To the front of the property is a veranda providing covered outside dining/seating and to the rear there is an enclosed garden also laid to lawn with beautifully stocked borders.

Surrounding Areas

Footlands enjoys a delightful situation in this village-like atmosphere and is quietly tucked away on the southern fringes of Taunton. The property enjoys good access to Vivary Park and Golf Course which are nearby and there are footpaths providing a pleasant walk across the surrounding countryside. 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.


From Taunton take the Trull Road and just beyond Haines Hill turn left where Wilton is signed (Sherford Road). Follow this road straight down the hill and as the road bears around to the right continue into the village. Proceed around a left hand bend and the property will be found after a short distance on the left hand side.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
10 August 2016

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