Burrowbridge, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA7


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  • Bedrooms: 5
A traditional smallholding centred upon a striking period farmhouse together with a range of modern and traditional outbuildings. In all about 2.15 acres.

This charming smallholding occupies a private and peaceful location on the Somerset Levels and is centred on a striking Farmhouse of attractive red brick elevations under a pitch tiled roof. The Farmhouse itself dates back to 1925 and this is only the second time in it's history the house has come to the market. The accommodation, which would now benefit from some updating briefly comprises an entrance hall with stairs rising to the first floor, two sizeable reception rooms enjoying open fireplaces and to the rear is a kitchen with doors out to the gardens. A utility, shower room, study and garden room are also present completing the ground floor accommodation. Upstairs are four double bedrooms, a nursery/bedroom five and a family bathroom.

Outside are a range of modern and traditional outbuildings with alternative use potential (STP) together with mature gardens, orchard and paddock. In all extending to approximately 2.15 acres.

The property is located on the Somerset Levels midway between the Villages of Westonzoyland and Burrowbridge adjoining the River Parrett. Burrowbridge has a village pub and small church positioned about three miles from the nearest village of Stoke St Gregory with its good range of day to day amenities. Taunton, the County Town of Somerset, is some ten miles away to the west and provides a good shopping centre with many of the well know high street retailers and excellent sports facilities, being home of the County Cricket Ground and also having three well known independent schools, King's and Queen's Colleges and Taunton School. Other well-known independent schools are also within reach, namely Millfield, Wells Cathedral School, Kings School Bruton and Sherborne.

The M5 motorway (J24) can be reached within 5 miles, which to the south gives access to Taunton, Exeter and Cornwall, whilst to the north the M5 takes you on to the A38 giving access to Bristol Airport. For alternative destinations the A303 is within easy access, Exeter Airport also provides many European and international flights. There is a mainline railway station at Taunton with fast trains to London, Paddington.

The property is approached off a lane via a five-bar gate where on the left hand side is a predominately lawned garden with herbaceous borders interspersed with a number of mature roses and other household flora and fauna. The driveway continues to the rear of the property where there is a large car parking and turning area which also gives access to the outbuildings which comprise a garage, workshop, tool shed and Dutch barn (13.88 x 6.5m). There is also a traditional single storey barn formerly used as cow stalls (8.25 x 4m plus x 4 x 14.12m) but has the potential to create an annexe or similar, subject to the necessary planning consents. To the front of the house is a lawned garden with herbaceous borders contained within attractive dwarf red brick walling with ornate iron railings. Adjoining the southern elevation is a further lawned area comprising a number of well established flower beds, vegetable garden and raised seating area ideal for alfresco dining and summer entertaining. Here a small fruit orchard can also be found and adjacent to the parking area is a paddock, perfect for the grazing of livestock. In all the property extends to approximately 2.15 acres as shown on the identification map.

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