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5 bedroom house for sale

Broadway, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19

£585,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Drawing Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Utility Room
  • En-Suite
  • Family Bathroom
  • Kitchenette
  • Cloakroom
  • Study/Hobby Room

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A most attractive Grade II Listed converted chapel providing spacious 5 bedroom character accommodation with a substantial second floor area currently used as a study offering further scope. Set within attractive gardens of 0.22 of an acre in the centre of the popular village of Broadway with a generous range of amenities within walking distance. Entrance hall, cloakroom, cupboard, reception hall, drawing room, rear hall, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility, first floor galleried landing, 5 bedrooms, the master having an en suite, separate family bathroom, staircase to second floor, large landing area, study/hobbies room, large eaves store cupboard, kitchenette, cloakroom, front and rear gardens, garage, parking area, central village location.

Church House, Broadway is set in a most attractive position among larger period properties being within easy walking distance of the centre of the village and a good range of day-to-day amenities, including two popular pubs and a village shop with Post Office. Church House is Grade II Listed dating back to 1739 having been a chapel along with school rooms to the rear. It was converted in the 1980s and has been under the same occupation since then, and is now entering the open market for the second time. The property has Hamstone faced elevations, stone sides and rear, under a tiled roof with oil fired central heating. The property retains a huge amount of the original character and charm with large glazed windows to the south elevation, including impressive mullion curved windows. Inside the accommodation has been well-planned with an impressive main drawing room with feature fireplace, double height ceiling to the front and French doors out to the front, south facing garden. There is an attractive reception hall with separate front entrance porch with a cloakroom and cupboard. Set to the rear of the property is a good sized kitchen breakfast room with useful utility room and a separate dining room. To the first floor there is a galleried landing leading to 2 good sized double bedrooms, both with fitted storage, the main bedroom having an en suite. Off the landing are three bedrooms set to the rear and a family bathroom. A staircase leads to the second floor landing area and a separate study with window overlooking the garden. Set off the 2nd floor landing are a kitchenette with cloakroom, along with access to the eaves along the sides. This area appears to offer huge scope for alteration - bedrooms, possibly ancillary accommodation, subject to any required planning permissions and consents.

Broadway together with its sister village of Horton form a very active community with facilities which include a Post Office/stores, primary school, doctors surgery, village halls, churches, and two popular village inns.

To the south west lie the Blackdown Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty providing excellent opportunities for those with country interests. The larger busy market town of Ilminster lies less than three miles to the east, providing a range of facilities fulfilling most day-to-day needs with a variety of shops including a Tesco store, a medical centre, various churches and schools.

The village is well placed for access to the County town of Taunton 10 miles with its comprehensive facilities, including shops, schools within both the state and independent sectors, a theatre, county cricket ground, race course and mainline station (London Paddington), Chard 5 miles, Axminster and Crewkerne with mainline stations (London Waterloo) 9 miles, Yeovil 15 miles and the South Coast 18 miles.

The property is approached from the front with an established hedge offering privacy, wrought iron gates through to paved walkway leading to the front door, lawn with stocked beds adjoining, useful stone and slate log store, along with a pedestrian gate leading down the side of the property.

Leading to the east elevation of the house there is a driveway which is shared with the neighbouring properties leading on to a parking area in front of the
GARAGE measuring 23'3 x 18'6 with up and over door and a pedestrian door.

The rear garden is laid with a substantial level lawn leading away from the house, established eucalyptus tree, attractive archway partition with climbing roses through to a small orchard area. Set directly off the back of the property is a terrace along with a second raised terrace area forming the roof to the garage with timber steps down to the lawned area. Parking in layby belongs to Church House.

Entrance Porch 
with curved timber door out, exposed Hamstone, steps to:

Cloak Cupboard 
and radiator. Door to:

Reception Hall 
4.95m x 4.24m
side aspect window, radiator. Stairs rising to first floor with 2 understairs store cupboards, open galleried sections through to:

Drawing Room 
6.65m x 7.75m
double ceiling height to the initial section including 2 attractive curved mullion leaded windows along with central window over, French doors out, fitted bookshelves, radiators, 2 alcoves with fitted shelves and store cupboards below, feature stone fireplace with wood burning stove, tiled hearth, side window, tv point.

Off Reception Hall: 

Rear Hall 

Dining Room 
3.56m x 3.45m
rear window, radiator, fitted store cupboards, tv point.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
3.86m x 3.48m
fitted with a generous range of floor and wall fitted store cupboards, 2 integrated fridges, one with freezer, space for dishwasher, 4 ring hob, tiled work surface with 1 1/2 bowl sink and drainer, fitted extractor, rear window overlooking the garden, eye level oven and grill, radiator. Ample space for good sized table, glazed door to:

Utility Room 
3.58m x 1.63m
rear glazed door out, Boulter oil fired boiler, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble drier, fitted floor and wall store cupboards, sink and drainer, window, radiator.

First Floor 

Galleried Landing 
with attractive south facing windows, fitted bookshelves, radiator.

Bedroom 1 
4.9m x 4.01m
two curved mullion windows, radiator, 2 fitted double wardrobes, side aspect window. Door to:

En-Suite 
with a full suite of shower enclosure, pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath, low level wc, bidet, part tiled walls, large fitted mirror, spot lights, extractor, radiator.

Bedroom 2 
4.85m x 4.14m
fitted double wardrobe, double aspect windows, radiator.

Family Bathroom 
low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath, bidet, shower enclosure, airing cupboard with hot water cylinder, fitted shelving, extractor, spot lights.

Bedroom 3 
3.8m x 3.5m
rear aspect window, radiator, double fitted wardrobe, fitted bookshelves.

Bedroom 4 
3.84m x 3.53m
rear aspect window, radiator, fitted double wardrobe, fitted bookshelves.

Bedroom 5 
4.0m x 2.8m
single fitted wardrobe cupboard, radiator, rear window.

Second Floor Landing 
5.7m x 3.66m
fitted oak parquet floor, 4 double fitted cupboards, 1 large cupboard, loft access, 4 doors leading to left and right under eaves storage. Door to:

Kitchenette 
1.52m x 1.63m
fitted work surface, sink, radiator, door to:

Cloakroom 
with low level wc.

Off Second Floor Landing 
glazed French doors to:

Study/Hobby Room 
3.86m x 3.66m
attractive curved rear aspect window overlooking the garden, range of fitted bookshelves, 2 radiators, wall lights. 3 doors leading off to eaves.

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19 August 2016

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  • Taunton (8.4 mi)
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Nearest station

  • Taunton (8.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Greenslade Taylor Hunt, Ilminster

15 East Street, Ilminster, TA19 0AJ

01460 355004 Local call rate

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