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Upton, Taunton, Somerset, TA4

Key features

  • Uninterrupted far reaching countryside views
  • Character cottage for sale for the first in over 30 years
  • C.1 Acre of gardens, grounds and turnout paddocks
  • Secluded but not isolated
  • Traditional stone barn, garage and wood store
  • Principle bedroom with en-suite and walk in wardrobe
  • Period 4 bedroom farmhouse with flexible living accommodation
  • Ample parking and turning space
  • Viewing advised
  • EPC Rating - F

Property description

Cooksley is located near to the small West Somerset Village of Upton located on the very southern fringe of the Exmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile from the noted beauty spot of Wimbleball Lake and Reservoir).

The highly regarded Exmoor town of Dulverton is some 8 miles to the west and includes a wide range of shops, restaurants, clubs/societies, combined doctors/dental practice, chemists, vets and much more.

Bampton, a similar sized and popular mid Devon Market town is located some c.8 miles to the south west with similar facilities and amenities.

Tiverton to the south, Taunton to the East and Minehead to the North all offer a broader range of amenities. Overall, a great country location surrounded by some of the area’s finest rolling walking and riding countryside.

The property is accessed via the main front door into the Entrance Hall with slate flooring, ample space for coats and boots with turned staircase to the first floor.

A door leads from the entrance hall into the Spacious Sitting Room which enjoys views over the front garden as well as feature fire place with slate surround and heart, inset Stovax wood burning stove.

There is also access to the Wood Store via the sitting room.

The Dining Room with large feature inglenook fireplace with inset Stovax Wood Burning Stove, feature beam above and arched alcove. The dining room offers a great space within the home and enjoys southerly views towards the garden.

Kitchen- slate flooring, an extensive range of base units, breakfast bar, tiled work surface and splashback, double hob Rayburn, plumbing for two dishwashers, two sinks. There is ample space for a four seater table and window seat with views overlooking the pretty front gardens.

Steps lead from the kitchen into the rear Utility Room with a door giving access to the rear garden, boiler, UV and Particle filter for the water, plumbing for washing machine, wall and base units as well as additional space for fridge and freezer.

First Floor
Stairs lead to a landing area giving access to Bedroom 1 with window to front elevation where the wonderful views can be enjoyed from, feature fire surround, as well as the addition of a large walk in wardrobe. En-suite Bathroom to include: bath, W.C, pedestal wash hand basin, window to rear elevation.

Bedroom 2 - enjoys wonderful views to the front elevation and walk in wardrobe.

Bedroom 3 - with a window to the front elevation.

Bedroom 4 – Window to the front elevation with views over the garden and paddock, ideal for those requiring a home office.

Family Bathroom with W.C, wash hand basin, bath and Velux window.

Cooksley is accessed via a single track lane with Cooksley house located at the end. The drive sweeps around past the house to a turning and parking area to the front of the house. The level front garden is mainly laid to lawn with a range of herbaceous plants and shrubs, where the unspoilt far reaching views of the neighbouring farmland and countryside can be enjoyed from. There are also raised circular stone boarded flower beds dotted around the property as well as feature low level stone walls.

The terraced rear garden is accessed via steps which lead to a level lawned area where the oil tank and poly tunnel can be found.

Detached from the house is a charming traditional stone shippon divided into 4 separate stalls with potential to convert (subject to the necessary planning permissions).

The double concrete garage with upvc double doors offers additional storage or workshop space with power and light and a useful store attached to the rear.

Set in approx. 1 acre which includes the gardens and turnout paddocks which are divided into 2.

Private water and drainage (see agents for more details) mains electric, OFCH.


Agents note
Access to the property is via Cooksley Lane and details of the rights are in the title documents. Title documents are available upon request or can be downloaded directly from the Land Registry Website.

The roof on the wood store (attached to the side of the house) we believe to be asbestos.
From our offices, proceed up the High Street and follow this road out until you reach the A396. Turn right at this point and follow this road along for c.0.8 miles, taking the turning on your left signposted to Bury. After several miles at Frogwell Cross turn left onto the B3190 and follow this road until you reach Upton. Proceed through the village and continue for approximately 2 miles passing Robourgh on your left had side (identified by 2 stone buildings close to the road) after approx. 50 yards the turning for Cooksley will be found on the left hand side. Turn here and proceed down the track passing the farm buildings on your left. Proceed down the track passing the cottages on your right, round the bend and Cooksley will be found on the left hand side identified by the house sign.

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Sitting Room

6m x 4.8m


6m x 2.7m

Dining Room

5.08m x 3.84m


5.08m x 3.23m


Private water and drainage (see agents for more details) mains electric, OFCH.




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Upton, Taunton, Somerset, TA4


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Woodton Lodge, Dulverton, Somerset, TA22 9DW

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