Lydeard St. Lawrence, Taunton, TA4


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  • Bedrooms: 3
A pretty sixteenth century cottage set within beautiful gardens and grounds enjoying complete privacy and seclusion, in all about 45 Acres available as a whole or two lots.

This charming period property is positioned at the end of a long private driveway and set within large gardens and grounds, enjoying complete privacy and seclusion with no near neighbours. The house offers three bedroom living accommodation along with an annexe, a range of outbuildings, stables and 46.12 acres of ring fenced pasture land and woodland. The property is ideally suited to those with equestrian, agricultural or other amenity interests at heart and is being offered for sale as a whole or in two lots.

Lot 1 - Bells Cottage, gardens and 24.2 acres (9.79 Ha) Guide Price £750,000.

This lot is centred upon a charming cottage, believed to date back to the sixteenth century and is of local stone elevations under a pitched tiled roof. The accommodation boasts a wealth of character features and has been well maintained over the years but would now benefit from some updating. In brief the accommodation comprises an entrance hall with stairs rising to the first floor, a kitchen/breakfast room, two receptions, both with inglenook fireplaces and a fabulous sitting room overlooking the gardens. Also on this floor is a W.C. and study completing the downstairs accommodation. Upstairs are three double bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Within the grounds is a detached annexe formerly used as groom's accommodation and is now in need of renovation but could suite a home office, Airbnb, hobbies room or similar.

Lot 2 - 21.45 acres (8.68 Ha) of pasture land.

This parcel comprises three enclosures of generally undulated pastureland with separate road access and trough watering. In all this Lot extends to approximately 21.45 acres, as shown edged red on the attached identification plan.

The property is set back off the public highway down a long private driveway, a short distance from the Raleigh's Cross road, about a mile from Lydeard St Lawrence. Local amenities include a popular primary school, whilst the rural centre of Bishops Lydeard is about four miles, where a good range of day to day amenities can be found, incuding mini-supermarket, healthcare centre primary school, butchers, a number of public houses and newsagents. The county town of Taunton is about seven miles away and is readily accessible by near by roads. There are a host of local foot and bridle paths that give easy access to the surrounding, very attractive countryside. Taunton is also well connected with a mainline rail link to London (Paddington) and has access to the M5 motorway at Junction 25. The cities of Bristol & Exeter are both within an hours drive, both hosting international airports.

The gardens surround the property and are predominantly lawned with a number of mature beds, shrubs and bushes and opposite the house is a parcel of mature woodland which is a sea of daffodils in the spring. Set below the house are a number of outbuildings comprising a timber Garage, a timber Stable Block containing four boxes and a further block built Stable Block with two boxes and tack room. In addition is a Store Shed. Log Shed with pole barn to the rear. Above the house is a small paddock and further stabling.

The land associated with this lot surrounds the house and in total extends to approximately 24.2 acres, as is shown edged blue on the attached ID plan.

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