Steart, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA5

£375,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A picturesque semi-detached cottage occupying a private and secluded location on the edge of the Steart marshes. In all about 4 acres. NO ONWARD CHAIN

This delightful period cottage is believed to date back some 200 years or so and as the name suggests is situated adjacent to the village church. The accommodation offers many character features and spacious living accommodation which would now benefit from some updating. In brief there is an entrance porch, cross passage hallway, a dual aspect kitchen/breakfast room, living/dining room, study and conservatory. On the first floor are four double bedrooms all enjoying fantastic views and a family bathroom. The property which is not listed provides scope for enlargement if required (STP) and outside are large lawned gardens to the front and rear together with approx. 4 acres of level pasture land. The land is ideally suited to those with agricultural, equestrian or other amenity uses in mind.

Church farm is located on the Steart Peninsula, an area known for being the largest salt marsh in Somerset. The Steart Marshes provide excellent walking and is a designated nature reserve and SSSI with regular sightings of water fowl, wading birds and other native species. The beach is within walking distance perfect for hacking out and long coastal walks.

The larger villages of Cannington and Combwich are within about 1.5 miles offering day to day amenities whilst the town of Bridgwater is just over 8 miles to the south offering a more comprehensive range of shopping facilities. Access to the M5 motorway can be reached at junction 23 and 24 at Bridgwater and the county town of Taunton lies to the south at junction 25. To the west are the Quantock Hills an area designated of being of Outstanding Natural Beauty and where a plethora of footpaths and bridleways can be enjoyed.

The property is approached over a private hardened driveway which is shared with two other owners up to a point where there is a timber 5-bar gate that leads to the front gardens. The front garden are predominantly lawned, interspersed with a number of mature trees and a hard standing providing parking for several vehicles which also gives access to the land. An attractive pebble wall separates the parking area from a further front garden where a pedestrian timber gate leads down a garden path flagged on either side by lawned gardens with herbaceous borders. To the rear are further gardens again predominantly lawned with mature herbaceous borders and a number of flower beds. The land associated with the property adjoins on two sides and is predominantly level. In total the property extends to approx. 4 acres.

Entrance porch with glazed timber French doors, flagstone flooring and seating to either side.

Entrance hall with original front and rear doors and tiled flooring.

Kitchen/breakfast room a dual aspect with range of timber fitted base units with roll top work surfaces and matching wall cupboards over. Integral double stainless steel sink with drainer, fridge, freezer and electric double oven. Oil fired ray burn and views of the front gardens and the surrounding countryside.

Dining Room a dual aspect room with open fireplace and stairs rising to first floor.

Living room with window and corner cupboard.

Conservatory of part-block and UPVC double glazed construction under a Perspex roof with tiled flooring and sliding doors to the gardens.

Landing access to loft space and airing cupboard.

Bedroom One a dual aspect room with views of the front and rear gardens.

Bedroom Two a double room with window and Victorian fireplace.

Bedroom Three a double room with window.

Bedroom Four a double room with window.

Family bathroom with fitted panel bath set in tiled surround, low level WC, hand wash basin and corner shower unit.

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