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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Cockercombe, Over Stowey, Bridgwater

Guide Price £550,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming, beautifully presented Cottage
  • Newly thatched
  • Excellent location, rural but with great communication links
  • Great walking and views

Full description

A Beautifully Situated Grade ll Listed Cottage With Stables, Outbuildings And Land All Peacefully Situated On The Edge Of The Quantocks

Location - Nether Stowey 1 mile, Spaxton 3 1/2 miles and the County town
of Taunton and Bridgwater are about 9 1/2 miles. M5 motorway at
Taunton (Junction 25) or Bridgwater (Junction 24).
Mainline Trains: Taunton to London Paddington under 2 hours.
Airport: Bournemouth, Exeter, Bristol all within 11/4 hours.

Situation - Situated at the foot of the Quantock Hills, an Area of Outstanding
Natural Beauty, Mill Cottage sits in the quiet hamlet of
Cockercombe with many historic villages including Nether
Stowey and Spaxton providing local amenities, schools, churches
and Public Houses. The County town and commercial centre of
Taunton with a host of shops, schools, mainline station, services
and M5 motorway lies within 10 miles. Alternatively Bridgwater
lying to the east provides similar services and motorway access.

Local, Sporting & Recreational - Plentiful walking, cycling and riding
opportunities in the surrounding beautiful rolling countryside of
the Quantock Hills with numerous footpaths, bridleways and quiet
lanes. Racing is at Taunton, Exeter and Wincanton. Hunting with
the Taunton Vale Foxhounds or Harriers, West Somerset and West
Somerset Vale Foxhounds and Quantock Staghounds, all within
easy reach. Numerous golf courses within motoring distance.
Sailing, sea fishing and water sports on the north coast, with the
nearest beach at Kilve, a 15 minute drive. For further tourism and
leisure information see

Education - Of note are the excellent selection of schools in the
area including Taunton School, Kings College, Wellington, Bruton
and Millfield. Independent schools details State
schools information

The Property - Mill Cottage is a Grade II Listed thatched cottage dating from
the early 1600s which was sympathetically restored in an
award winning refurbishment by the current owners following
a fire in 1998. The roof was re-thatched earlier this year. The
accommodation is well presented with a host of period features,
as well as a contemporary glass garden room overlooking the mill
stream. The kitchen benefits from an oil fired Aga, fitted wooden
cabinets and granite work surfaces. The sitting room boasts quarry
tiled floors and an efficient wood burning stove. The staircase is
handcrafted from English Oak and Elm and the wooden floors
continue into the three bedrooms upstairs, with their panelled
walls and beams. The quality of the present owners restoration
is apparent throughout and successfully creates a traditional, yet
comfortable characterful home.

Accommodation - The house extends to some 116.6.m (GIA).
Sitting Room
Reception/Dining Room
Well Appointed Kitchen with Aga
Master Bedroom with Shower Room
Two Further Bedrooms
Downstairs Family Bathroom
Utility Room with downstairs W.C.

Garden - Spacious Parking and Turning Area
The gardens lie predominately to the south of the Cottage
Gravelled seating area
Attractive garden with lawn, hedging, flower borders and
mature trees and Mill Leat
There are a selection of useful outbuildings, several with
electric, that have been utilised as a home office, tool/potting
shed, summerhouse and workshop
Further land with stables by separate negotiation.

Agents' Notes - Fox Grant and their clients give notice that:
1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the
2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property,
do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or
representations of fact.
3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are
for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the
property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Fox Grant
have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by
inspection or otherwise.
Plans, Areas and Schedules These are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for reference
only. Any error or misstatement shall not annul the sale or entitle either party to compensation
in respect thereof.

Local Authority - Sedgemoor District Council Tel: 0300 303 7800;
Somerset County Council Tel: 0845 345 9166

Council Tax - House Band F

Directions - From Taunton take the Kingston St Mary Road north, through Kingston, up Buncombe Hill
and straight over the crossroads for a further five miles following signs to Nether Stowey.
Proceed through the hamlet of Plainsford, bear left into Cockercombe as the main road
swings right. The Mill Cottage is about 50 yards further, the only house on the left. If you
reach a cattle grid in the woods you have gone too far!

Viewings - All viewings strictly by appointment
through the agents on 01935 892300.
Please contact James Law or
Cantie Speid-Soote for further details
or email
JSA with Messrs. Savills, Exeter.

Postcode - TA5 1HJ

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Added on Rightmove:
20 October 2016

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