Abbotsfield House, Wiveliscombe, Taunton

£277,500

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
An impressive two bedroom apartment located in this historic house with attractive gardens and views, comprising high ceilings, veranda, character features, kitchen/dining room, sitting room and bathroom.

SITUATION

Abbotsfield House sits in open countryside close to the popular town of Wiveliscombe, where an excellent range of day to day facilities are available. These include a wide variety of shops, medical centre, vets, library, churches and public houses. There is also a selection of sporting facilities based around the towns recreation ground, where tennis courts and an open air swimming pool are located. The county town of Taunton is within 12 miles, with a main line railway link to London Paddington.

DESCRIPTION

Abbotsfield House is a Grade II listed country house designed by the renowned Victorian architect Owen Jones. No 2 Abbotsfield House has been lovingly restored by the current owners and displays a wealth of high quality period features. These include fine oak panelling, exquisite stain glass, deep skirting boards and architraves, intricately carved chair and picture rails, imposing feature fireplaces and a stunning verandah with mosaic floor. The property also benefits from all mains services, including gas central heating. The principle rooms are light and spacious and enjoy long distance views over the Vale of Taunton Dean. The extensive gardens are bounded by beautiful mature trees and a particular feature is the central fish pond and fountain.

ACCOMMODATION

Part glazed door leads into shared entrance with one other apartment with a solid front door leading to the entrance hall with high ceilings, marble fireplace and door to all rooms. The stunning sitting room, again with high ceilings, has a carved fireplace with inset wood burner and hearth, part wooden floor and double doors with stained glass window leading out to the veranda taking advantage of the views over the garden and beyond. Kitchen/Dining room with a range of modern units with bespoke draw unit with built in 3 ring hob, Neff oven, plumbing for washing machine and space for dishwasher, wall mounted gas boiler, shelving on one wall and double doors to veranda which is ideal for entertaining. There are two double bedrooms with one overlooking the garden and the other to the rear of the property both with the feature stained glass windows. The bathroom can be accessed via the hall and bedroom 1 and comprises of a claw foot bath, built in vanity unit with marble work top and inset wash hand basin, low level WC, and ornate ceiling.

OUTSIDE

The property is approached via a long private driveway which leads up to Abbotsfield House. There is ample parking in the court yard next to the entrance to the property. The apartment enjoys its own private terrace beyond which steps lead down to the beautiful landscaped communal gardens of Abbotsfield House. The large lawn boasts a circular water feature, beyond here there is a further large lawned area with a range of mature shrubs and trees and a residents path to Wiveliscombe.

VIEWINGS

By appointment with the agents Stags, Wellington.

DIRECTIONS

From Wellington head north to Milverton taking the B3227 to Wiveliscombe. Continue straight through the traffic lights passing the recreation ground on your left and after approximately 400m take the right turn by Abbotsfield Lodge. Follow the drive for 0.3 miles to the courtyard; the entrance to the apartment is via the red double doors to the centre of the house.

SERVICES

All mains services are connected. Gas fired central heating.

Arrange viewing 01823 619815

Stags - Wellington

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