Hartswell, Wiveliscombe, Taunton, Somerset, TA4


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
Excellent smallholding close to town with versatile outbuildings, delightful gardens, orchard and field, in all 4.35 acres. 3 bedrooms, sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility, shower room & cloakroom. Double garage & range of outbuildings. EPC Band E.


Entrance porch with doorway leading to spacious hallway. The main sitting room has an open stone fireplace with large patio doors opening onto the rear terrace. From the hallway a door leads into an inner hallway with useful store cupboard and airing cupboard. Opposite is an excellent range of worktops with wall and base units. The kitchen/breakfast room enjoys wonderful views from two aspect and is well equipped with a sink with mixer taps, adjoining worktop, a range of wall and base units and integrated appliances including halogen hob, extractor, Neff double oven and grill. Doorway to rear lobby with adjoining boot room. The dining room again benefits from views from two aspects including patio doors to side.

Leading off the main hallway are three double bedrooms, all enjoying fine southerly views over the gardens and grounds, two benefiting from fitted wardrobes. Spacious wet room with shower cubicle, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Adjoining separate cloakroom. At the far end of the hallway is a useful utility room with sink unit, worktops, a range of wall and base units, gas boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating and space and plumbing for washing and dryer. A doorway leads to a rear lobby with doors to both front and rear and further door to the double garage/workshop which has a single metal up and over door, power, light, window to rear and enclosed cloakroom.


The property can be approached from two separate driveways giving access to the garage together with additional parking and turning and further providing access to a useful range of outbuildings including workshop with power and light together with adjoining potting shed/store and water treatment shed which houses the borehole for the private water supply to the garden.

There are beautiful gardens to both the front and side with large sweeping lawns and a two tiered garden to front with well stocked borders, a fine magnolia and summerhouse. To the rear of the property is a large paved sun terrace bounded by a low stone wall with external lighting, cold water tap and raised vegetable beds. Beyond this is a lower lawned area with access to the former kitchen garden and gated steps leading directly into the field. A concrete drive leads to a further range of outbuildings with concrete yard area, tractor shed and workshop both with power and light and an adjoining covered area. To the south east of the house is a productive orchard and access to the field which extends to approximately 2.26 acres, both naturally hedged together with post and wire fencing and benefits from a water trough. Adjoining this field is an adjoining half an acre strip of land. In total Protea extends to approximately 4.35 acres.


Mains water, electricity and drainage. Gas fired central heating.

Uplift Clause

An uplift clause will apply to the sale, requiring the purchaser to pay 50% of the increase in value following the grant of planning permission for change of use, within any of the grounds, to residential. The uplift clause will apply for 25 years.


From Wiveliscombe at the traffic lights in the centre of the town turn left and continue down the hill passing the school on your left hand side and on leaving the town Protea is the last property on the left hand side.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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