- Contemporary barn conversion in rural setting
- Totalling approximately 7 acres
- Stunning first floor living space with views
- Kitchen / Dining / Living space opening to
- large balcony
- Gallery with separate dining and
- family / study space
- Sitting Room with juliet balconies
- Three Bedrooms including Master with En Suite
- Family Bathroom, Utility Room
Steed Barn is a contemporary barn conversion with superb equestrian facilities offering those with a busy lifestyle the perfect low-maintenance and stylish home in an accessible yet rural position. The house has been beautifully designed and is light and airy throughout with the cleverly designed accommodation providing the loveliest views from the main living spaces on the first floor.
A large glazed front door and side panels let light flood through into a spacious hall. A wide oak staircase leads up to a galleried living space with open vaulted ceiling where there’s room to create a large dining space and further area for comfy chairs. To one side of the landing is a spacious contemporary kitchen / dining room with fully glazed doors opening onto a side balcony with ample room to dine alfresco. Again, the vaulted ceiling gives a heightened sense of space and the attractive kitchen is fitted with a range of units including storage cupboards and deep pan drawers with oak worktops incorporating butler style ceramic sink. The units incorporate space for a large fridge / freezer, eye-level dishwasher integrated double NEFF ovens, walk-in larder cupboard to one side with ample shelving and substantial central island unit with light granite worktops incorporating NEFF microwave, large halogen hob and discreet island extractor. The island unit provides ample space for casual dining but there’s also plenty of room for a substantial dining table. To the front there are further full-length windows with juliet balconies. Beyond the galleried living space there is a further dual aspect separate sitting room again with full length French windows and juliet balconies fitted with black-out blinds. There is also a useful first floor cloakroom.
On the ground floor are three double bedrooms, including a master bedroom with en suite shower room and a spacious family bathroom with suite including spa bath and large separate shower cubicle. There is also further built-in storage for coats etc.
A separate utility room opens to the outside giving useful access to the undercover deck and garden. The utility room is fitted with cream shaker style units, further butler style ceramic sink, integrated fridge and built-in storage for coats and shoes. To one corner is a further downstairs WC useful if you’re popping in from the stables or garden.
A gated driveway leads to a large parking and turning area at the front of the house, which also provides access to THREE DOUBLE GARAGES with up and over doors. To one side is a substantial timber STABLE COMPLEX comprising FIVE LOOSEBOXES and a further TACK ROOM with plumbing, power, bridle and saddle racks. There is a further HAY STORE to one side. Adjoining the stable block is a mechanical HORSE WALKER and a pathway leads down to a manege / outdoor school.
Adjacent to the property is a lawned garden with borders, two storage sheds and greenhouse. There is also an outside tap. The useful undercover area adjoining the utility room door is fitted with non-slip decking, and an external staircase leads up to the large non-slip balcony adjoining the kitchen / dining room.
The paddocks lie immediately adjacent to the property and the majority of the land is visible directly from the house. The northern boundary of the property follows the line of the historic canal workings and to one corner is an area of copse which is also included in the sale.
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Lillesdon is a small hamlet just south of the sought-after village of North Curry and well placed for excellent road links within a very short drive. The A378 gives access to Langport and the A358, which in turn provides links to Taunton and the M5 corridor in one direction, and back to Ilminster and the A303 to the other direction. The nearby village of North Curry has a range of day-to-day amenities such as post office and store, pub, primary school, sports facilities and village café among others.
The county town of Taunton lies within c.10 minutes’ drive to the west, with the motorway junction with the M5 c.5 minutes drive. Other towns such as the pretty historic market town of Ilminster, or the larger commercial centre of Yeovil, lie within approximately 15 minutes to 40 minutes respectively.
The Blackdown Hills, an area of outstanding natural beauty, lie within an easy drive. There is an excellent range of state and independent schools locally including Kings, Queens and Taunton School, and Wellington School, all within c.30 minutes drive.
NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
- Taunton Station4.9 miles
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