Bishopswood, Chard


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  • Bedrooms: 4
A charming detached farmhouse situated in a rural location with approximately 5 acres of land. The property comprises four bedrooms, three reception rooms and extensive gardens, a paddocks and woodland..


Coburns Farm stands at the end of a shared gravel and concrete driveway and is set in an idyllic location within the Blackdown Hills, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The property is close to Bishopswood, which is easily accessible with Taunton being 10 miles distance and is within easy reach of the World Heritage Jurassic Coast of Lyme Regis. There is also a popular pub in the village itself and the neighbouring village of Buckland St Mary has its own Primary school. Taunton is well known for its outstanding schools in both the independent and state sectors and provides a comprehensive range of shopping and sporting facilities. The Blackdown Hills offer countless riding and walking opportunities. The communications are excellent with the A303 being two miles away and the M5 is within easy reach at Taunton. Taunton also provides a mainline railway station with regular trains to London Paddington; Honiton and Crewkerne provide rail access to London Waterloo.


Coburns Farm is a charming detached property situated at the end of a shared driveway surrounded by wonderful countryside. It offers spacious accommodation with a wealth of character. The property is enhanced by 5 acres of paddocks and woodland and there is an extensive range of outbuildings including a wonderful studio, which is highly adaptable to a variety of uses. There are a further range of outbuildings to include a workshop, garden store and three stables.


The accommodation comprises an entrance hall with stairs rising to the first floor and a storage cupboard. The sitting room has a large inglenook fireplace with inset Charnwood wood burning stove and a window seat. There is a study with a window to the front and a further fireplace with mantle over. The dining room, again enjoys an inglenook fireplace with wood burner and a bread oven. There is also a window seat and a door leads through to the farmhouse kitchen. This is fitted with a range of units with dual aspect windows overlooking the gardens and fields. There is a utility room with the oil fired central heating boiler, storage cupboards, a door to the rear and access to the downstairs bathroom with a panelled bath, wash hand basin and low level WC.

On the first floor, there is a master bedroom with an en-suite shower room. There are three further good sized bedrooms and a family bathroom with a double sink unit, low level WC and a bath.


At the entrance of the property there is a large studio with power and light connected. This is a highly adaptable room and offers potential for a wide range of uses. There is also an extensive range of further buildings to include a workshop and garden store with power and light connected. Adjoining are three stables, ideal for a range of livestock uses.

The gardens at Coburns Farm are a wonderful feature. To the South, is a walled garden with a variety of shrubs, trees and bushes. To the West of the property, there is an area of fruit cages and raised beds for vegetable growing as well as a poly tunnel and greenhouse. This leads round to the North of the house, where there is a further area of lawn and raised beds. At the entrance of the property a five bar gate provides access to the gravelled parking and turning area to the side of the house. This area adjoins the fields and the land is highly attractive, mainly laid to pasture and incudes areas of woodland and this enhances the property greatly. The land extends to approximately 5 acres.


From the centre of Bishopswood, turn right before reaching the Candlelight Public House on your left hand side and follow the road passing the farm on the left and the cottage on your right. Take the next turning right and proceed up the hill. The entrance to Coburns Farm can be identified after a short distance on your right hand side.

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