3 bedroom detached house for sale

Culmhead, Taunton, Somerset

Guide Price £450,000

Property Description

Key features

  • An attractive detached period cottage
  • 3 Receptions, 3 Bedrooms
  • Cottage style garden in approx 1/3 acre
  • Situated in the Blackdown Hills

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Highbeech Cottage was originally constructed, we understand, in the 1860's as a gamekeeper's cottage and subsequently utilised as a community post office and the current owners have been in residence for in excess of 35 years. The property offers a delightful blend of character and modern features, with a well equipped kitchen, fitted modern bathroom and has the benefit of double glazing and oil fired heating. The well proportioned accommodation exhibits many character features with a fireplace in the sitting/dining room and there are delightful views to be enjoyed over the surrounding countryside.

Highbeech Cottage is situated in a plot extending to approximately 1/3 acre in private landscaped gardens, enjoying a good orientation. There is off road parking and a detached timber garage.

The accommodation comprises:

Entrance Porch with entrance door to

Reception Hall with stairs to first floor providing understairs recess and door to

Sitting /Dining Room with feature stone fireplace with hearth and mantel and adjoining log store, two double glazed windows to the front elevation, display alcove and door to

Study with windows to the rear, fitted bookshelves, door to kitchen and door to

Bathroom with well appointed modern suite providing panelled bath, corner shower cubicle, w.c. with concealed cistern, wash basin with cupboards under, window, tiled floor, part tiled walls, heated towel rail

Kitchen with a range of modern fitted units providing work surfaces with cupboards and drawers under, wall mounted cupboards, built-in oven, hob and hood, fitted microwave, automatic washer/dryer, two windows, tiled floor, single drainer stainless steel sink and a half and door to

Breakfast Room/Garden Room with picture window overlooking the gardens, built in storage cupboards, oil fired boiler, door to garden, tiled floor

First Floor

Landing with window

Bedroom 1 with dual aspect windows enjoying views, recess with hanging space and cupboards over, airing cupboard

Bedroom 2 dual aspect windows

Bedroom 3 with window, built in wardrobes

Outside

The property is situated in well stocked cottage style gardens in a plot extending to approximately 1/3 acre. There is a five bar gate leading onto a driveway, providing access to a detached timber garage with double doors, power and light. The delightfully landscaped gardens are laid principally to lawn with well stocked borders incorporating flowers, shrubs and mature trees. There is a delightful pond with adjoining well stocked rockery and well enclosed kitchen garden with raised planters. The property enjoys a high degree of privacy and a good orientation.

Surrounding Areas

Highbeech Cottage enjoys a delightful location in the Blackdown Hills. The local village of Churchinford offers good local amenities, including a popular pub, health centre and a community run village store. There is a local inn, the Holman Clavel, within walking distance. The property lies within the Blackdown Hills being designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, providing miles of footpaths and bridleways ideal for those with walking and riding interests. The property is also well placed for ease of access to the larger of towns of Wellington, Honiton and Taunton. The county town of Taunton provides a comprehensive range of recreational, scholastic and shopping facilities as well as a main line railway station and M5 Motorway interchange.

Directions

Leave Taunton in a southerly direction, heading towards Trull and Blagdon Hill. Proceed through the villages of Trull and Staplehay and continue through Blagdon Hill and continue onto the Blackdown Hills, around a sharp left hand bend and after approximately 1 mile, at the crossroad turn right signposted to Wellington and the five bar entrance gate is after a short distance on the left hand side

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
14 September 2016

Nearest station

  • Taunton (6.0 mi)
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Humberts, Taunton

17 Hammet Street, Taunton, TA1 1RZ

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01823 773064 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Taunton (6.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Humberts, Taunton

17 Hammet Street, Taunton, TA1 1RZ

01823 773064 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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