4 bedroom house for saleLydeard St. Lawrence, Taunton, Somerset, TA4
Guide Price £475,000
- Entrance Hall
- Drawing Room
- Dining Room
- 4 x Bedrooms
- Attic Bedroom
- Separate WC
- 2 x Garages
Forge House comprises a substantial character detached village house thought to date back to the 18th Century although the property is not listed, it is set within a conservation area. The property has colour washed exterior elevations set under a pitched slate roof with a feature mature wisteria to the front elevation. The accommodation is of generous size and provides many character features with spacious entrance hall way with cloakroom off, the drawing room is a most delightful room with large inglenook fireplace and store cupboard to one side this room is also dual aspect with window seats to the front and French doors to the rear, there is a separate dining room and the kitchen is located to the rear with open lobby to the side and direct access to one of the garages. On the first floor the main landing gives access to three of the bedrooms and a useful attic roof/bedroom with limited head height which adjoins the main bedroom, there is a rear landing with a further bedroom with a bathroom and separate WC. Two garages and useful stores are attached to the property at the rear. Oil fired central heating is provided along with replacement double glazed windows to the northern side. The property is presented in good decorative order; the accommodation is very generous with many character features.
The property is located just off the centre of this well favoured village of Lydeard St. Lawrence and it is within walking distance of the church, primary school village hall and post office. The property is also within the catchment area for Kings Mead secondary school. The nearby village of Bishops Lydeard which is about 2miles away provides a more extensive range of day to day amenities which include a convenience store, pharmacy, doctors surgery, garage, pub, church, village hall and primary school. Taunton which is the County town of Somerset is about 7 miles away to the south east and provides an extensive range of shopping, educational, sporting and cultural facilities and also provides access to the M5 motorway and a mainline city rail link. Forge House is also well placed for easy access to Exmoor National Park and the Quantock Hills which are both designated as areas of outstanding natural beauty and provides numerous foot paths and bridle ways. The renowned West Somerset Steam Railway line also is nearby based at Bishops Lydeard. The northern coast line is also within a short drive.
To the front of the property there is a most delightful garden which is laid mainly to formal lawn with well established borders with numerous shrubs, bushes and trees, pathway and side gate onto the village road, there is also a further gate which gives access to the rear of the property which comprises a courtyard garden with paving, greenhouse and various shrubs and bushes and being very private with a gate leading back onto the village road. Adjoining the courtyard and the main property are two useful garages with light and power, one housing the oil fired central heating boiler and also has direct access into the kitchen, there is an adjoining store room.
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