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4 bedroom house for sale

Blackdown View, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19

Sold STC £310,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Living Room
  • Conservatory
  • Utility Room
  • Large Garage
  • Gardens
  • Far reaching views
  • Immaculately presented

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A beautifully presented and spacious 4 bedroom family house situated in an elevated position with delightful views over the town and to countryside beyond. Open porch, living room, conservatory, kitchen, utility room, ground floor shower room, landing, 4 bedrooms, contemporary shower room, front garden, large driveway, detached garage, beautifully landscaped rear gardens, sunny terrace areas. EPC Band D.

144 Blackdown View occupies a wonderful elevated position with impressive views down over the town, towards Herne Hill, Pretwood Hill and the Blackdown Hills. The property is one of 4 houses that were once tied properties belonging to Ilminster Police Station and the current vendor has fully updated the house in recent times to include a superb extension which now gives the property well balanced 4 bedroom accommodation. The property comprises of impressive central reception room with feature Hamstone fireplace, bay window and a conservatory at the rear, French doors lead to the generous size kitchen with access to the rear garden and terrace entertaining areas. There is a utility room and shower room to complete the ground floor accommodation. On the first floor there are 4 good size bedrooms, 3 of which are very comfortable double bedrooms along with a recently re-fitted contemporary shower room with large walk in shower and fitted vanity unit. Outside the property has a hedged front garden creating privacy along with a large drive leading down the West elevation to a good size detached garage with storage over. The garden is arranged over 3 tiers with 2 delightful entertaining areas which enjoy un-interrupted Southerly sun and a beautifully maintained lower garden area with centre water feature and well stocked flower beds.

Ilminster is a Medieval market town, the centre of which is dominated by the ancient Minster. The town developed further during the Georgian period with many of the properties being constructed in the local mellow Hamstone. The surrounding land is lightly wooded and is designated a Special Landscape area. Ilminster offers a full range of shopping and other amenities, together with schooling at primary and intermediate levels with churches of various denominations. Ilminster has convenient road access to both the M5, junction 25 lies 11 miles to the north-west and to the A303, now dual carriageway most of the way to the M3. There are mainline railway stations at Crewkerne 7 miles (London Waterloo) and the county town of Taunton 13 miles (London Paddington). Bath, Bristol and Exeter offer excellent cultural and shopping facilities within easy travelling distance. The World Heritage designated coastline lies 18 miles to the South.

Open Porch 
with part glazed timber door, 3 windows to front, opening to

Living Room 
6.25m x 7.21m
stairs rising to first floor with useful understairs store cupboard, double aspect windows including a large front bay, decorative coving, spot lighting, fitted wooden floor, 2 radiators, tv point, phone point, open views to the rear, French doors to:

3.45m x 2.84m
tiled floor, door out to terrace, coloured heat shielding glass, fitted blinds to the left, fitted under floor heating. Off living room:

Bedroom 2 
4.22m x 3.23m
front aspect window, radiator.

Bedroom 3 
4.06m x 2.97m
fitted furniture including drawers and full and half-length wardrobes, corner storage, bedside cabinets, rear window with delightful open aspect, radiator.

Bedroom 4 
3.23m x 2.95m
front aspect window, radiator, fitted shelving over stair bulkhead.

4.47m x 3.02m
fitted wooden flooring matching the living room, double glazed doors through, French doors to the rear enjoying a pleasant open outlook and giving access to the terrace seating area, recessed ceiling lights, well fitted kitchen with a generous range of floor and wall store cupboards and drawers, fitted glazed display cabinet, plate rack, further display shelving, space for range cooker with extractor over, mosaic style tiling, side window, glazed door to:

Hall Area 
door to:

Utility Room 
2.34m x 1.65m
quarry tiled floor, timber part glazed door out, side aspect window, fitted store units, wooden work surfaces, space and plumbing for dishwasher, space for tumble dryer, further store cupboards, fitted gas fired boiler.

First Floor 

with loft access, spot lights.

Bedroom 1 
5.72m x 2.84m
a generous sized double aspect room including Juliet balcony, fitted wardrobes with folding doors, radiator, recess ideal for wall mounted television, views to the rear.

Shower Room 
3.07m x 1.78m
recently refitted to a high standard including vanity unit with drawers and store cupboard, close coupled wc with concealed cistern, fitted solid top including sunken sink, attractive fully tiled walls, tiled floor, large heated towel rail, 5'10 shower enclosure with large glazed screen, overhead drench shower, additional hand shower, extractor, under floor heating, spot lights.

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Added on Rightmove:
20 October 2016

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