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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Buckland St Mary, Chard, Somerset, TA20

Guide Price £695,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Four bedroom detached property.
  • Range of Equestrian / Agricultural buildings.
  • Fully equipped riding menage
  • Wonderful rural location
  • Stunning far reaching countryside views.
  • Amenity Woodland
  • In all 15.84 acres.
  • Productive Pasture

Full description

An attractive equestrian small holding set in the heart of the Blackdown Hills. Four bedroom detached property, range of equestrian / agricultural buildings, fully equipped riding menage, wonderful rural location, stunning far reaching countryside views, amenity woodland, in all approx 15.84 acres. EPC Band F.

Situation - The smallholding occupies a delightful rural position set within the Blackdown Hills, an area of outstanding natural beauty. A predominantly agricultural landscape primarily comprising permanent pasture land interspersed with an abundance of woodland. Despite the attractive and rural positioning the property enjoys easy access to all main routes of communication. The property is located on the outskirts of the village of Buckland St Mary and occupies a secluded position down a long track shared with the neighbouring farm. Buckland St Mary is located just 6 miles from the historic town of Ilminster and approximately 7 miles from the county town of Taunton, which has a wide range of shopping and leisure facilities. There are good independent schools within reach and Taunton provides access to the M5 motorway at Junction 25, as well as mainline rail links to London Paddington. The A303 is within easy commute and gives good access to Southern England. This may be joined less than 1 mile to the South.

Description - Lower Colley Farm is an attractive small holding with a four bedroom detached house and a range of modern equestrian and agricultural outbuildings. The small holding is currently being run as a successful livery. The property is set within approximately 15.84 acres laid to permanent pasture with areas of amenity woodland and is available as a whole.

Accommodation - The property is built of stone elevations with feature brick quoins under a tiled roof. The accommodation includes an entrance porch leading to a kitchen/diner. The kitchen has a range of eye and low level units with single drainer sink unit with mixer tap, space for washing machine, space for cooker unit and window to the side aspect. The boiler unit it located in the corner of the kitchen. Downstairs bathroom with low level WC, wash hand basin, panelled bath and shower unit. Dining room with window to the front and two built in wardrobes. The current owners use this room as a bedroom. Sitting Room with window to the front aspect, exposed beams and an open fireplace with inset wood burner and recesses to either side. Inner hallway with window to the side and door to the front entrance porch. Stairs rise to the landing with doors off to four bedrooms. The master bedroom has a window to the front with stunning south facing countryside views and has double fitted wardrobes. Bedroom two is dual aspect and once again enjoys stunning countryside views. Bedroom three has a window overlooking the stables and is currently being used as a supplementary sitting room. Bedroom four again enjoys views across the stables. The owners currently use this as their office. The family bathroom comprises a panelled bath, low level WC and wash hand basin.

Outside - There is a driveway which leads to a parking and turning area with ample parking for a number of vehicles. To the side of the property is a garden that is currently laid to lawn with interspersed flower and shrub borders and an orchard area.

Outbuildings - The property has extensive outbuildings forming a high quality equestrian enterprise. There is a stone and block stable block under a box profile roof comprising two tack rooms and two store areas with two pig sty's to the rear. There is a timber stable block with two stables and a feed room. There is an open fronted galvanised iron agricultural barn which has been sub divided to provide five stables and a rug room. Two of the stables have access to a turnout yard. There is also a timber and stone stable block which comprises three stables and a feed room. This also has a cloakroom with low level WC and wash hand basin as well as a covered yard area. There are also two separate timber stables all conveniently located close to the property creating a wonderful equestrian facility. All the buildings are highly adaptable and may have potential to convert into ancillary accommodation, subject the necessary planning consents.

Land - The property has 15.84 acres of permanent pasture land. The land is divided into individual paddocks with excellent access over tracks. There are areas of woodland. The paddocks enjoy views over Buckland St Mary Church and Manor. There is an outdoor Menage (23m x 36m) constructed of silicone sand with post and rail fencing to two sides providing easy access to the surrounding fields. This is flood lit with a power output.

Directions - From Taunton proceed along the B3170 heading out of Taunton. Turn left at Shoreditch sign posted Staple Fitzpaine. Continue up Staple Hill passing through Staple Fitzpaine. At the T-Junction turn right and then take the second left onto Rackley Lane. Turn left at the cross road onto Horsey Lane. At the next Junction turn left and follow the road until a cross road and turn left to Colley Farm. Drive right up through the farm and follow the track to Lower Colley Farm.

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18 April 2018


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