Skip to content
Get brand editions for Greenslade Taylor Hunt, Ilminster

Higher Beacon, Ilminster, TA19

Guide Price
Reduced on 15/10/2021
Greenslade Taylor Hunt, Ilminster

Key features

  • A fine 1950s 3 bedroomed house
  • Kitchen and dining room
  • Double aspect sitting room with fireplace
  • Bathroom and cloakroom
  • Garage
  • Gardens extending to 0.188 of an acre
  • No onward chain

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

Enjoying far reaching views down over this thriving market town and sitting in gardens extending to 0.188 of an acre. This fine 1950s is set towards the end of a no through road offering easy access to glorious countryside.

20 Higher Beacon sits in the North East corner of this sweeping no through road and has its own private drive. Set up and well back the house offers huge potential to make a fine 1950s house once refurbished and re-modelled. Situated in one of the favoured residential areas of the town and benefitting from far reaching views to the South. The accommodation comprises of a lovely spacious hallway with wood flooring and a cloakroom to the rear. The sitting room sits to the left with a fireplace and double aspect windows, with French doors out onto a charming veranda across the South of the house and enjoying an outlook over the extensive front garden areas.
The dining room sits to the right of the hall with the kitchen set behind extending across the rear, with a Rayburn and an attractive outlook over the garden, along with a utility room off and access into the garage.
On the first floor there is a spacious landing with all three bedrooms benefitting from being set along the front, therefore enjoying the wonderful view to the front. The bathroom complete with shower and cloakroom sit off the landing.
The property sits in gardens extending to 0.188 of an acre which lie predominantly to the front with lawned areas. There is scope for vegetable gardens and there is an ornate tiered secluded garden to the rear.

Ilminster is a medieval former market town, situated about 12 miles south east of the county town of Taunton. Surrounded by undulating open countryside designated a Special Landscape area, the majority of the town falls within a Conservation Area with many character properties built of the local mellow Hamstone. The ancient Minster dominates the centre of the town. Ilminster offers a full range of amenities including doctors, dentist, shopping facilities and weekly market. The town also benefits from an arts centre and theatre. There is schooling at primary and intermediate levels and 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. Mainline railway stations are situated at Crewkerne 7 miles (London Waterloo) and Taunton 13 miles (London Paddington). Berrys coaches offer a service to London twice a day. 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. Further information can be found at

Approached off the quiet Higher Beacon area onto an extensive drive, sweeping up around the south to east side of the plot up towards the property. The garage will be seen.
The front garden is laid to lawn with two main tiered levels with established trees and shrubs, giving a huge amount of privacy to this area, ideal for those with families or alternatively one of these sections could make a wonderful vegetable garden.
The last section of garden to the front leads up to the front of the house and onto the Veranda area across the front.
Access is available to both sides of the house the rear garden is tiered with steps up to the main area which has been landscaped as a more ornamental retreat garden, with store sheds and adjoining pasture paddocks to the rear providing an attractive quite area to enjoy.


Energy Performance Certificates

Higher Beacon, Ilminster, TA19


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Crewkerne Station7.2 miles
Check mortgage affordability
Powered by Nationwide - Nationwide pays Rightmove a monthly fee made up of a fixed amount and up to 0.35% of each mortgage introduced. It is up to you if you choose Nationwide or a different lender to suit your mortgage needs and circumstances.
Market information
See similar nearby properties
Get brand editions for Greenslade Taylor Hunt, Ilminster

About the agent

Greenslade Taylor Hunt, Ilminster

15 East Street, Ilminster, TA19 0AJ

Property Specialists in the South West

Welcome to GTH!

We are one of the largest and longest established firms of chartered surveyors, auctioneers, property specialists and letting agents in the South West, with over 170 years' experience.

Our comprehensive regional network of offices is supported by the Mayfair Office in London, which represents us in the capital. Our extensive expertise covers every aspect of property including:

• Residential sales and le

More properties from this agent

Industry affiliations

Stamp Duty calculator



These notes are private, only you can see them.

Staying secure when looking for property

Ensure you're up to date with our latest advice on how to avoid fraud or scams when looking for property online.

Visit our security centre to find out more

Disclaimer - Property reference ILL210037. The information displayed about this property comprises a property advertisement. makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. This property advertisement does not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Greenslade Taylor Hunt, Ilminster. Please contact the selling agent or developer directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland.

* This is the average speed from the provider with the fastest broadband package available on at this postcode. The average speed displayed is based on the download speeds of at least 50% of customers at peak time (8pm to 10pm). Fibre/cable services at the postcode are subject to availability and may differ between properties within a postcode. Speeds can be affected by a range of technical and environmental factors. The speed at the property may be lower than that listed above. You can check the estimated speed and confirm availability to a property prior to purchasing on the broadband provider's website. Providers may increase charges. The information is provided and maintained by Stickee Technology Limited.

Map data ©OpenStreetMap contributors.

Your search history

You have no recent searches.