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Peasmarsh, Ilminster, Somerset

Guide Price £360,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached six bedroom Farm House in need of modernisation
  • Well proportioned accommodation
  • Set within 5.39Acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An exciting opportunity to acquire a well proportioned character farmhouse in need of full modernisation. The property retains many of its traditional features and provides spacious living accommodation in this sought after part of Somerset and in total extends to some 5.29 acres (2.14 hectares). Upto a further 39.20 Acres of land maybe available by separate negotiation.

Peasmarsh Farm House comprises an attractive detached six bedroom farm house set within ** acres. This is an appealing type of property which is ripe for modernisation. It is understood part of the property dates back to 1883 and currently forms part of the Somerset County Farms Estate property portfolio. Substantially constructed of natural stone beneath a hipped slate roof the property provides exceptionally well proportioned living accommodation and retains a wealth of traditional features. Briefly the accommodation comprises on the ground floor a spacious kitchen/breakfast room, sitting room, dining
room, drawing room, utility, store room, pantry. To the first floor is the master bedroom, and a further five double bedrooms and family bathroom.
The house is prominently located within its grounds and benefits from a paddock to the rear and sides which have planning consent for change of use to garden. Furthermore, there is planning consent for the erection of a detached garage to the south-west of the house. To the south lies a manageable yet productive arable field which has versatile possibilities.


The property is situated in an easily accessible position off the main A358 trunk road and benefits from a right of way over the council maintained lane adjoining the farm house (coloured brown on the enclosed plan). The property enjoys a main south facing aspect with views over the surrounding countryside.

Peasmarsh comprises a cluster of residential and agricultural properties. The larger settlement of Chard provides a thriving local community which lies approximately 3.5 miles to the south of the property. Chard affords a range of leisure and recreational facilities and a range of educational facilities befitting of those of an important regional and administrative centre .

The property enjoys easy access to surrounding districts with access to the M5 motorway available at Taunton (J25). The main A303 is a short distance from the property and provides an easy link between to London and the South-East. Intercity train services are available at Taunton (London Paddington). International airports are at Bristol and Exeter.   To the south lies the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site with pretty coastal towns and villages, such as Lyme Regis, Seaton and Sidmouth.

Entrance Porch with flagstone floor.

Entrance Hallway with doors to

Drawing Room Having an open fireplace with tiled hearth and surround, radiator.

Larder with fitted shelving and slate work top.

Inner Hall Radiator, stairs leading to the first floor

Dining Room Having a window seat and open fireplace with tiled hearth and surround. Radiator.

Sitting Room Having an open fireplace with brick surround and timber mantel piece. Radiator.

Utility Room Having a tiled floor and stainless steel 1.5 bowl sink and floor cupboards. Door to outside.

Store Room

Kitchen/Breakfast Room Having fitted wall and floor kitchen units, with a Stanley cooker and stainless steel single drainer sink. Ceramic hob and built in cooker. Tiled floor and triple aspect.

First Floor

Landing Roof access.

Master Bedroom Having wooden floor boards with the benefit of a triple aspect,

Bedroom 2

Bedroom 3 Fireplace (sealed), sink with vanity unit, radiator.

Bedroom 4 With sealed fireplace and radiator.

Bedroom 5

Bedroom 6 Having a sealed fireplace, wooden flooring and roof access.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
10 June 2013

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