Walford Cross, Taunton


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A superb conversion of a former coach house in an accessible location with wonderful gardens. The property comprises three large bedrooms, two reception rooms, gardens, ample parking and a double garage. EPC Band F.


The Coach House is situated near Walford House and stands in a stunning parkland setting just 2.5 miles to the North East of the County Town of Taunton. This is a particularly attractive rural location with easy access to the A38 which provides further links to Taunton and both Junction 24 and 25 of the M5 motorway. The location has much to commend it as it enjoys a rural situation but at the same time benefits from the small community at Walford House, with the property being approached via the long private drive, also attributing to its appeal. Taunton has an extensive range of facilities, as befits a County Town, and benefits from a mainline railway station with trains to London Paddington in under 2 hours. Close by is the Quantock Hills, the first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the country, which provides extensive scope for walking and riding.


The Coach House at Walford Cross as it suggests is the original coach house to Walford House and has been converted to now provide stunning spacious accommodation with delightful gardens and grounds. The coach house is highly appealing being Grade II listed with a triple arched front elevation under a slate roof. The property was converted by a well-known local builder to create a unique home with considerable character superbly fitted throughout, with numerous individual features, including a delightful roof terrace which provides a totally private sun trap. There is a most attractive fully planted garden, including a stunning architecturally designed Japanese garden as well as further wonderful areas to sit out.


In detail the accommodation comprises a wooden front door in the central arch, leading into the spacious entrance hall with a tiled floor, and stairs rising to the first floor. There is a large built in cloaks cupboard and cloakroom with low level WC and corner hand basin. The drawing room is an impressive room with a brick lined fire place with heavy beam over an inset gas effect fire. The room is lovely and light with views over the garden. The kitchen breakfast room has an extensive range of fitted units with beech woodwork surfaces to include an inset Rangemaster with a 1 bowl double drainer sink unit and a further range of extensive cupboards. The kitchen opens up to a delightful sitting room area, which has lovely views over the front of the property. There is a further dining area with a door to the front. Utility room with a range of fitted units together with a single drainer sink unit and plumbing for washing machine and tumble drier. Boiler.

On the first floor turning stairs give access to an open landing and the property benefits from 3 double bedrooms, one with an en-suite bathroom, with separate shower, low level WC and wash hand basin. There is a further family bathroom with separate bath, shower, low level WC and was hand basin. Bedroom 1 provides access to a balcony which is a delightful private sun trap.


The garden lies entirely to the front of the Coach House with an ideal westerly aspect. The access drive also serves the adjoining property, whilst the Coach House has extensive parking to the front, as well as delightful sitting out areas with paving which is screened by Quercus curved fencing panels to create external rooms. This area of garden is well planted and is a highly attractive feature, and leads up to the Japanese garden which is designed and landscaped to create a stunning are which flowers all the year round. The Japanese garden is sub-divided into different areas with a classic entrance which lead, via various pathways through mature specimen trees to include Acers, Camellias and Rhododendrons, to the classic tea house at the top of the garden.

The property also benefits from a further area with a double garage with a roller up and over door. There is further parking in front of the garage and a quality garden store shed.


The property is accessed off the A38 Bathpool to Bridgwater Road, at the start of the dual carriageway. Turn left here and follow the road that leads to Walford House. At the fork in the drive bear left and then take the first house drive on the right down to the Coach House.

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