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5 bedroom house for sale

Clayhanger, Wadeford, Chard, Somerset, TA20

Sold STC £595,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Entrance Hall
  • Drawing Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen
  • Breakfast Room
  • Separate W.C
  • Bathroom
  • Dressing Room/Connecting Room
  • Shower Room

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A unique and interesting Grade II listed period house now in need of renovation, situated in a delightful hamlet with the addition of a 2 bedroom annexe with potential as a holiday or long term let to provide an income , set in beautiful gardens which extend to just over an acre.

Four Gables is a highly impressive detached country house set in a most attractive small quiet hamlet within easy reach of village facilities in Combe St Nicholas and popular small town of Ilminster.
The house is believed to date from the 19th Century and is understood to have been run as a school belonging to the Church until 1911. Built principally of solid wall construction under a thatched roof with its unique gabled elevations. The house will require some refurbishment and improvement.
On the ground floor there are 3 reception rooms, kitchen with AGA and utility room. On the first floor there are 4 bedrooms with 2 ancillary rooms together with a bathroom and shower room, also an attic room with bathroom adjoining.
Outside the house is approached from the village road with a circular driveway and former stables converted to a 2 bedroom cottage which provides a delightful annexe or alternatively an opportunity to create an income via long
term let or holiday lets.

Four Gables is located in Clayhanger, a small hamlet about 400 feet above sea level with magnificent views over the surrounding countryside.
The village of Combe St Nicholas is about 1¼ miles distant with excellent local amenities including post office, general store, public house, primary school and church. Ilminster is about 4 miles with Chard about 2.5 miles away both with major supermarkets, smaller shops, banks, medical services etc. The County Town of Taunton is some 12 miles to the North with excellent shopping and public schools. Leisure facilities in the area include several golf courses, a number of racecourses and the World Heritage Jurassic Coast is some 16 miles to the South. Both Exeter and Bristol are within easy reach as are the A303 and M5 motorway.

The property is approached off Clayhanger Lane with gates at the top of the property . Leading past The Stables and

GARAGE 20' x 6'8" triangular in shape extending to 20'0" with up and over door, electric light, power.

The drive is a carriage style drive that sweeps down in front of the property with lawns , mature specimen trees and a range of well stocked beds.

The gardens lay predominantly to the south with views off to Foxdon Hill . The gardens have been landscaped over the years to give a blend of different areas including lightly wooded areas , extensive lawns and a stream fed pond and a kitchen garden including greenhouse .

The gardens and grounds extend in all to just over an acre and provide a delightful setting for this truly unique village residence.


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31 August 2016

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