Blindmoor, Buckland St Mary


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A charming 17th century cottage with many original features, situated in a superb rural position. The property comprises three bedrooms - family bathroom. EPC Band F.


Brooke Cottage is situated in the heart of the Blackdown Hills in an area of outstanding natural beauty surrounded by glorious undulating countryside and is within one mile of the small village of Buckland St Mary. Buckland St Mary offers a Primary School, church and thriving community hall. The market town of Chard is approximately eight miles away and offers an extensive range of shopping and leisure facilities. The County Town of Taunton is easily accessible being approximately eight miles away and offers a comprehensive, cultural and recreational facilities with a range of excellent independent day schools, including Kings, Queens and Taunton School.


Brooke Cottage is a charming 17th century period property, which retains many attractive features and includes a great deal of character. The cottage has an attractive façade with painted stone elevation under a pitch tiled roof.


The accommodation is versatile and is arranged over two floors. An entrance porch leads to a heavy panelled door that opens into the entrance lobby with a door to the living room. The living room has a window overlooking the garden, the room centres upon a traditional inglenook fireplace with a former bread oven, alcoves and a woodburning stove. The drawing room has a second inglenook with open fireplace and a heavy beam over and arch windows that overlook the front garden. There is a further reception room, which could easily be converted into bedroom four with exposed beams and a window seat. There is a tiled floor that extends through to the majority of the ground floor, there is an open plan kitchen / breakfast room, which includes an oak framed extension and windows and doors that open out to garden. The kitchen has vaulted ceilings with a Velux window and is fitted with a range of matching wall and base units with quarts work surfaces, a butler sink, range cooker and an arch window looking out to the rear garden. There is a door to the utility room with plumbing and space for an automatic washing machine, a door to the shower room with an enclosed shower cubicle, a low-level WC and a wash basin. There is an inner lobby with fitted cupboards and space for a fridge freezer. On the first floor there is a landing with an arch window overlooking the garden, doors off to the bedrooms, the master bedroom has a vaulted ceiling with exposed A-frames, duel aspect windows and doors to built in storage cupboards. There are two further bedrooms, both with vaulted ceiling and exposed beams and there is a family bathroom fitted with a panelled bath, shower, low level WC, a wash basin and floor to veiling tiles.


At the front of the house there is a private gravelled hard standing with a path that leads through the front garden to a farmhouse door entrance to a topiary arch way. The gardens at Brooke Cottage are an attractive feature of the property being extremely well stocked with a large variety of mature plants and trees, providing colour and interest all year round. The front garden provides access to the rear garden, which is secluded and enjoys countryside views with rose and herbaceous borders, a lovely stream that runs through and there are two paved terraces. There is a second area of garden, which offers a further seating area with well-maintained lawns, herbaceous borders and at the bottom of the lawn there is a pond, which enjoys a good degree privacy.


From the M5, junction 25 from Taunton follow signs towards Corfe and the racecourse. After passing the M5 motorway bridge, which carries the road to Corfe, named Shoreditch ignore any further Corfe signs and take the very next junction on the left-hand side, sign posted to Staple Fitzpaine. Continue along this road for a further five miles, as it climbs up on to the Blackdown Hills, passing the Taunton Vale polo club. Proceed onto the top of the hill, where you reach a T-junction, turn right and continue along this road, taking the first turning left sign posted to Blindmoor. Follow this lane around to the left and then take the first turning right and follow this road where the property can be identified of the left-hand side.


Mains electricity, water and septic tank drainage.

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