Fitzhead, Taunton


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
A refurbished Grade II listed character cottage with superb kitchen, private gardens and studio. Character cottage in sought after village, two reception rooms, superb kitchen/breakfast room, two double bedrooms and bathroom. Attractive gardens, stone outbuilding and studio.


Clematis Cottage is situated in the heart of this popular, friendly village of Fitzhead which benefits from a church and Tythe Barn which acts as a community/function venue for the village. The popular town of Wiveliscombe can be found within 3 miles of the property and offers a greater selection of facilities including doctors surgery, shopping and recreational facilities along with the highly regarded Kingsmead secondary school. Wellington is within 7 miles where further amenities can be found together with easy access to the M5 motorway at junction 26. The County Town of Taunton is within 10 miles of the property where there can be found the main line rail link to London Paddington.


Clematis Cottage comprises a Grade II listed thatched and tiled cottage which has been in recent years upgraded offering character accommodation throughout including high quality conservation joinery including solid oak doors with cast iron door furniture, slate and brick flooring on the ground floor together with a recently installed kitchen and wonderful elm flooring to the first floor. This delightful chocolate box cottage also benefits from exposed beams, inglenook fireplace with inset woodburning stove and original bread oven together with vaulted ceilings on the first floor. The cottage is quietly tucked away off the village road and enjoys a southerly aspect overlooking its private gardens. The property also benefits from an air source heat pump for hot water and underfloor heating.


A solid wooden door with original cast iron furniture leads into the entrance hall with quarry tiled floor and stairs rising to the first floor. Doorway leads to the sitting room and an opening into the dining room which has a wonderful brick Herringbone floor, views from two aspects and stable door to garden. Further doorway leads into the sitting room with beautiful slate flooring throughout, inglenook fireplace with inset woodburner on a brick hearth with beam over and bread oven. Five wall light points and exposed beams. Useful cupboard beneath stairs with shelving, bay window to garden with window seat and locally made stained glass alcove window. An open archway leads through to the recently refurbished kitchen with Belfast sink with solid oak worktops with mixer taps over, extensive range of floor and wall mounted cupboards and drawers. Ceramic hob, electric oven and grill with extractor hood over together with integrated fridge and space for dishwasher. Beautiful slate flooring throughout, breakfast bar and glazed French doors to garden.

On the first floor is a landing with elm floorboards. Bedroom 1 enjoys a vaulted ceiling with trap access to roof void with drop down ladder. Beautiful elm floorboards with underfloor heating, range of fitted wardrobes and cupboards including airing cupboard housing the factory lagged copper cylinder with immersion heater and slatted shelving. Further walk in wardrobe. Two wall lights points and windows on three aspects, two of which are unusual handmade miniature windows. The second bedroom also enjoys elm floorboards with underfloor heating, fitted cupboards with hanging space and shelving. The bathroom is well fitted and comprises bath with Mira Advance electric shower over, pedestal hand wash basin and low level WC. Heated towel rail and vaulted ceiling with oak beams.


A pedestrian access from the village road leads to the cottage along a stone path with original red stone walls and metal gate. The gardens are situated to the south of the cottage and enjoys an open sunny aspect. There is a paved patio beyond which is a lawn with further patio and woodshed. Attractive flower and shrub borders and steps leading down through an archway festooned in honeysuckle. This leads to a lower lawn with pond and further patio area together with a most productive kitchen garden with raised beds and aluminium framed greenhouse. Beyond this is an enclosed area currently used as a chicken run with useful stone outbuilding. To the side of the property is a very useful utility/studio room which measures 18' x 8'8 of cedar clad timber, insulated and connected with power and light. It also has a sink and a separate WC and plumbing for washing machine.


Strictly by appointment with the vendor's selling agents, Stags, Wellington Office.


Mains water, electricity and drainage. Air source heat pump for hot water and underfloor heating throughout the cottage.


From junction 26 of the M5 motorway follow the signs towards Wellington. In the centre of the town immediately outside our office turn right signposted Milverton. After 4.5 miles on reaching Milverton continue through the village and on reaching the B3227 roundabout take the second exit signposted Taunton. Turn immediately left and continue up the hill to the staggered crossroads. Turn left and after approximately 1 mile turn right signposted Fitzhead. Continue through the village bearing sharp right by the Old Fitzhead Inn and then park on the road. The access way to the cottage will be seen next to Corner Cottage which will lead through to Clematis Cottage.

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Stags - Wellington

7 High Street, Wellington, Devon, TA21 8QT

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