6 bedroom detached house for saleChipstable, Taunton, Somerset
New House Farm has been in the same ownership since 1998 and has both space and character. Combined with its very quiet location, it makes a very desirable home, together with the 6.5 acres that comes with the property.
It is believed that the original house dates from the 17th Century and was considerably extended and remodelled in the early 19th Century. It is principally of stone construction under a mainly slate roof. The Property has particularly adaptable accommodation which can be divided to provide a completely self-contained annexe with separate entrance and staircase. In addition, the hot water supply for the rear of the house is separate from the main House.
However, the rear house is heated by the oil fired central heating system as in the main house and augmented by a solid fuel system from the wood burning stove in the dining room.
Newhouse Farm occupies a delightful rural position, close to the Devon/Somerset border, some 4 miles South East of the Exmoor National Park and will therefore appeal to those interested in walking and riding. It stands in a elevated position, sheltered to the north, with wonderful southerly views over well wooded countryside. The small village of Chipstable centres around the parishchurch, whilst the larger village of Waterrow (1.5 miles distant) has an inn. Wiveliscombe provides facilities to meet everyday needs, including shops, inns and hotel, health centre and both primary and secondary Schools.
Taunton, the county town, has an excellent range of shops, schools and leisure facilities with, in addition, a high speed rail service to London (Paddington) and access to the M5 at junction 25.
Property ref: 121_2375_4316683
Boiler / Hobbies Room
Camray 3 oil fired boiler (installed in 1993) for hot water and central heating. Adjacent factory insulated hot water cylinder with immersion heater, providing hot water for en suite bathroom.
Original hand pump and stone trough. Plumbing for washing machine.
Incorporating inglehook fireplace with inset woodburning stove with original bread oven to one side. Three wall light points. Fitted shelving. Exposed ceiling timbers. Open tread staircase rising to the first floor. Stable door leading on to the Kitchen/Studio.
Kitchen / Studio
Single drainer stainless steel sink unit with oakfronted cupboards below with further matching base units with roll front work surface over with tiled splashbacks continuing to the window sills. Further matching wall units. Electric cooker point. Approached from the Reception Hall is the Shower Room.
Fully tiled shower cubicle with sliding glazed door. Pedestal wash basin with tiled splashback and low level WC. Wall mounted Dimplex fan heater.
Pedestal wash basin with tiled splashback. This room can either be approached from the Master bedroom or from the staircase rising from the kitchen.
Incorporating a chimney breast rising from the Living room. Access to under eaves storage area with hot water cylinder with immersion heater providing hot water for kitchen and shower room.
Door to secondary landing , which gives access to Bedroom 4 and staircase descending to the kitchen.
Low level WC and wash basin with tiled splashback.
Breakfast room with deep door recess and recess housing two oven oil fired Aga, heating hot water. Adjacent cupboard housing factory insulated hot water cylinder with immersion heater. Exposed ceiling beam. Glazed door to front courtyard. Door to Annexe (currently blocked). Door to
Single drainer stainless steel sink unit with cupboards under and matching range of oak fronted base units with work surfaces over and tiled splashbacks. One wall in exposed natural stone. Quarry tiled floor and pine tongue and groove panelled ceiling. Incorporating a staircase. Door through to hall at the rear of the house and a second door opens into the Utility Room
Quarry tiled floor. Plumbing for washing machine.
Master Bedroom with deep walk-in shelved airing cupboard with slatted shelving and further cupboard over. Ornate Victorian fireplace with tiled surround. Door to En suite.
Part tiled with champagne colour suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal wash basin and low level WC.
Ornate Victorian fireplace with tiled surround.
Two wall light points
Part tiled with coloured suite of panelled bath with mixer tap shower attachment, pedestal wash basin, low level WC and bidet. Heated towel rail. Wall light point.
Further door leading on to Boiler/Hobbies Room
With tiled floor and part glazed door opening into
With balustrade staircase rising to the first floor with cupboard below. Decorative quarry tiled floor. Well panelling at half height. Double doors open to Rear Hall with door to
Drawing room with bay window. Outlook over surrounding countryside. Open brick fireplace with quarry tiled hearth and wooden mantel with inset woodburning stove. Four wall light points.
Dinning room with bay window with rural views. Deep inglenook fireplace with beam over and inset woodburning stove with back boiler providing central heating to some radiators in the house, former smoking chamber to one side, now with fitted shelving and used as a china cupboard. Door to
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