Huntworth, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA7


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  • Bedrooms: 4
An elegant Grade II listed attached period property boasting generous proportions and fine character features throughout. Delightful mature walled gardens and an 'in and out' driveway.

Huntworth House is a fine period residence constructed in the early 19th Century. The property exhibits delightful features from this period throughout to include, marble and slate fireplaces, bible doors and sash windows to name but a few. The property has been sympathetically upgraded and extended by the current owners and is now offered to the market with no onward chain.

The accommodation is arranged over four floors and comprises; Welcoming entrance hall with wooden floor, doors to the principal reception rooms and Gothic style, part glazed double doors to the inner hall. The drawing room is a dual aspect room with fantastic proportions, open fireplace with imposing marble surround and arched recess to the side. The sitting room enjoys a walk in bay window to the front, doors to the cellar and walk in butler's pantry with cold shelf, feature fireplace with inset 'Montrose' wood burning stove and is open plan to the beautiful bespoke 'Benton' kitchen, with large island unit, integrated appliances, deluxe quartz engrained granite worksurfaces and Economy 7 AGA. A large utility/boot room is found off the kitchen with access to the rear garden and additional washing and cooking facilities. The inner hall boasts a stunning turning staircase with polished handrail and original flagstone floor, this in turn leads to the downstairs heritage style cloakroom and the garden room which enjoys views over the walled gardens.

On the first floor are four generous double bedrooms, all affording period features, the master bedroom has the added benefit of a walk in wardrobe and en-suite shower room with power shower and 'his and hers' wash basins. Also found on the first floor is a wonderful library hall/study and the family bathroom, fitted with a heritage suite and benefitting from a linen cupboard. The turning staircase continues up to the original bell tower which has tremendous triple aspect views over the surrounding countryside, this could be used as a work space or a further bedroom if so required.

A substantial cellar with original safe and wine store completes the accommodation and offers scope for re-development (STPP).

Outside the property is approached over an 'in and out' driveway with lawn area to the front. To the side of the property a mature copse area meanders around a large Judas tree to a rose garden with store (formerly the gardeners WC) and additional log store. A gate opens onto the mature walled gardens which are predominantly laid to lawn with a sizable centre-piece magnolia tree, colourful borders, productive kitchen garden with soft fruit bushes, reclaimed Victorian greenhouse with tiled roof and a renovated summerhouse with fireplace believed to date back to 1920's when it was used as a school house.

An internal viewing is essential to fully appreciate this fine period home.

The property is situated on the edge of the hamlet of Huntworth and adjoins open countryside, enjoying a rural aspect. Huntworth itself is located between the towns of Bridgwater and North Petherton and benefits from excellent access to the M5 motorway at junction 24 which is approximately half a mile distant. North Petherton provides all the day to day amenities you would require and the larger centre of Bridgwater can be found approximately 2 miles to the north east. The county town of Taunton lies approximately 7 miles to the west with a more comprehensive range of shopping, scholastic and leisure facilities and also hosts a main line rail link with a direct line to London Paddington. International airports can be found at both Exeter and Bristol, both within an hours drive.

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