Hen House, Leigh House Farm, Forton TA20


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  • Bedrooms: 4
A unique and characterful detached 4 bedroom bungalow set in well maintained grounds of approximately 1.45 acres including an enclosed paddock and a substantial timber built car-port, garage, store/workshop, all set on a private estate with superb countryside views from the front aspect. The property has been extensively updated by its current owners and comprises; storm porch, entrance hall, sitting room with log-burner, dining room, modern fitted kitchen and a white 3 piece bathroom suite. Further benefits from double glazing, oil fired heating, outside cloakroom, summerhouses, mature gardens with entertainment/seating areas and a vegetable plot. A viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the outstanding location and views.

ApproachApproached via a private lane and shared only by a small number of other properties. A gravel chipped area heading the triple garage provides the parking. A wrought iron gate gives access to the enclosed front garden with a path leading to; Storm Porch heading the uPVC double glazed front door opening to:

Entrance HallA good size hall with exposed timber beams, single panel radiator, wall mounted thermostat, telephone point and solid wood internal doors to all rooms. Access to the part boarded roof space via a fitted loft ladder, light connected.

Sitting Room (14' 11'' x 11' 11'' (4.55m x 3.62m))Double glazed window to the front aspect enjoying superb views over open countryside and a further double glazed window to the side. Attractive brick built fireplace with a tiled hearth and an inset Arrow log-burner. Built-in display alcove, double panel radiator and a TV point.

Dining Room (12' 0'' x 7' 8'' (3.66m x 2.33m))Double glazed window to the side aspect, double panel radiator and a TV aerial point.

Kitchen (20' 7'' x 9' 7'' (6.27m x 2.93m) (max))Fitted with a modern range of soft closing light wood effect wall and base units, square edge worktops over and all complemented by tiled splash-backs. Inset stainless steel one and a half bowl and drainer with mixer tap and filter water tap over. Space for an electric range style cooker with a stainless steel chimney style extractor over. Space and plumbing for a washing machine and space for a large upright fridge/freezer. Base unit housing the Grant floor mounted oil fired boiler. Double glazed windows to the rear and both side aspects, tiled flooring, double panel radiator and a part double glazed stable door opening to the covered seating area.

Bedroom 1 (12' 11'' x 11' 11'' (3.94m x 3.63m))Double glazed window to the front aspect with superb views over open countryside. Feature brick built fireplace with an inset log-burner. Double panel radiator, picture rail and a TV aerial point.

Bedroom 2 (11' 10'' x 9' 5'' (3.60m x 2.88m))Double glazed window to the front (with views). Built-in storage cupboard. Picture rail, TV point and a single panel radiator.

Bedroom 3 (11' 10'' x 7' 9'' (3.60m x 2.36m))Double glazed window to the side aspect, picture rail, TV point and a single panel radiator.

Bedroom 4 (11' 9'' x 6' 5'' (3.59m x 1.96m))Double glazed window to the rear aspect, single panel radiator, picture rail and a TV point.

Bathroom (8' 11'' x 7' 5'' (2.71m x 2.27m) (max))Updated with a white three piece suite comprising; 'P' shaped panel bath with a mixer tap, wall mounted thermostatic shower with rainfall head and a glass screen over. Wash hand basin and pedestal with taps over. Low level WC. Built-in cupboard housing the hot water cylinder tank and water softener unit. Obscure double glazed window to the side aspect, part tiled walls, shaver point, extractor and a ladder style heated towel rail.

Outside Cloakroom (5' 7'' x 3' 5'' (1.70m x 1.05m))A timber built cloakroom fitted with a wash hand basin and pedestal and a low level WC. Light and power connected.

Car-Port, Garage & Store/Workshop (26' 7'' x 17' 3'' (8.10m x 5.26m))A substantial timber built outbuilding with a tiled roof and solar panels. Divided into three sections of a car-port, garage and workshop/store. Eaves storage space. Power and light connected.

Summerhouse (13' 5'' x 9' 5'' (4.08m x 2.86m))A timber built insulated summerhouse currently used as a hobbies room. Wall mounted electric heater and windows to the front aspect. Further timber built summerhouse to the side. Light and power connected to both.

OutsideThe property is set within well maintained grounds of approximately 1.45 acres on a private estate with superb unspoilt countryside views from the front aspect. The front garden is enclosed by low timber fencing and mainly laid to lawn, pathways lead to the front door. Beds and borders are filled with a good variety of established trees, hedgerows and low plants. A lawn to the side aspect leads onto a feature circular paving area. A block paved private entertainment area houses a brick built BBQ and also the two summerhouses. A good size vegetable garden with greenhouse. At the rear of the main property is a useful paved cover seating area accessed from the kitchen door and also houses the outside cloakroom. Steps lead up to an access gate to the paddock. The paddock is fully enclosed with further separate access and a raised timber playhouse with log-store beneath. Outside lights and water tap. The oil storage tank is concealed to the side of the property.


Council TaxBand C

Energy Performance RatingBand D

ServicesMains Electric & Water. Oil Fired Heating. Septic Tank for Drainage. Owned Solar Panels.

ViewingStrictly by appointment only via sole selling agent Tarr Residential on or at 35 Fore Street, Chard, Somerset TA20 1PT.
Arrange viewing 01460 394041

Tarr Residential

35 Fore Street, Chard, Somerset, TA20 1PT

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