3 bedroom bungalow for saleWalford Cross, Taunton, Somerset, TA2
Sold STC £425,000
- Living Room
- 3 x Bedrooms
- Extensive Gardens
- 3 acres
Full descriptionA detached property with large south facing gardens together with a range of outbuildings set within about 3 acres including paddocks.
An exciting opportunity to acquire this desirable small holding which comprises of an attractive converted former orangery to the main Walford House together with several outbuildings, paddocks and stabling set within about 3 acres. Walford Gardens Mews is Grade ll listed by association due to its proximity to Walford House.
The property has been subject to extensive renovations and remodeling by the current owners and now provides 3 bedroom single storey accommodation full of character with well appointed fixtures and fittings throughout. The accommodation in brief comprises of an entrance hall with storage cupboard, utility room/wc, inner hallway, kitchen/diner, living room, three bedrooms - the master having plumbing in place for an en suite if desired as well as a family bathroom. Outside the gardens are south facing and extensive and are primarily laid to lawn but also with a large patio. The gardens are partly bordered by the walls of the former walled garden of Walford House and partly by hedging. The outbuildings are within two blocks, the first of which currently comprises of a former wagon house, a car port and two storage rooms with light and power but also seems to provide the opportunity for conversion into an annex or holiday let, subject to all the necessary planning consents. There is a further stable block which provides two stables and a tack room. The land is split into four paddock areas, one of which having a field shelter. There is vehicular access to each paddock area as well as a large hard standing. This is a great example of a property of its type and early viewing is advised by the agents.
The property occupies a tucked away position some three miles from the county town. Local facilities are available at Monkton Heathfield in particular including primary and secondary schooling whilst Taunton is an easy drive some 10 minutes away where a wide range of shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities will be found together with excellent communication links with the rest of the UK with main line rail station to London and M5 interchange (junction 25). The Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty are within easy striking distance to the North where a host of fine footpaths provide easy access into this lovely area of countryside.
The property is approached by a long driveway laid to gravel which leads to a large parking area and is bordered on either side by land belonging to the property. There are a range of outbuildings comprising a stone built wagon store with three phase electrics as well as an open car port and two large attached store rooms as well as a stable block comprising two stables and a tack room. The land is currently split into two paddocks, all of which are laid to grass, there is also a useful hardstanding and turning area. The land is curently in four paddock areas, one benefitting from a holding pen area. The gardens are a real feature of the property and is completely south facing initially laid to patio and then the majority is laid to lawn bordered on two sides by a particularly attractive brick built wall which used to be part of the manor house walled gardens and is further bordered by post and rail fencing with mature hedging. There are several attractive trees as well as a useful chicken run.
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