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Bedrooms: 3
An attractive double fronted period house situated on the edge of this popular village. The property comprises three bedrooms. EPC Band E.


Horton together with the sister village of Broadway form a very active community with facilities including a Post Office / stores, Primary school, doctors surgery, churches, two popular village inns / restaurants. To the South West lies the Blackdown Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty providing excellent opportunities for those rural interests. The larger busy market town of Ilminster lies less than three miles to the East, providing a range of day to day facilities, including a Tescos store and various independent stores. The A303 provides connections to road links, as well as the M5 being only a couple of miles away. Taunton, the County town of Somerset has a comprehensive range of facilities as well as a mainline railway station with links to London Paddington in under two hours.


Myrtle Cottage is a handsome double fronted detached property, situated in a lovely position, backing onto open fields on the edge of this popular village. The house has an attractive facade of mellow brick elevations under a pitched tiled roof and offers well propertied accommodation arranged over two floors. The house offers much of its original charm and character including open fireplaces, flagstones floors and is offered with No Onward Chain.


A pitched tiled entrance porch opens onto a lounge with open fireplace at one end with an inset wood burning stove and brick surround. There is a flagstone floor and a turning staircase leading to the first floor. A door leads from the lounge to the sitting room, which overlooks the front of the property. There is also a glazed door opening through to the dining room, which has exposed oak floor, a window overlooking the rear garden and doors to the kitchen and utility room. The kitchen is fitted with a range of shaker style wall and base units with granite and oak worksurfaces, a Belfast sink, Range cooker with extractor hood over, window and a door to the outside and part vaulted ceilings. On the other side of the dining room, there is a utility room and downstairs cloakroom with a further door leading to the rear garden.

On the first floor, there are three good sized bedrooms and a good sized family bathroom, which includes a panelled bath, twin-basin marble covered vanity unit, large marble tiled shower cubicle with multiple water jets and exposed wooden floors.


The garden is enclosed by wrought iron railings with a small area of garden to the front. Double gates open onto a good sized cobbled parking area, providing parking for a number of vehicles. There is a wood store and timber shed to one side. The garden is to the side of the property and is laid to lawn with deep planted herbaceous borders, which enjoys a wonderful aspect over surrounding fields. At the very back of the house is a deep paved patio area enclosed by stone walling, the original well and this again enjoys views over fields.


On entering Horton from the Ilminster direction, turn right at the Five Dials Public House and proceed past the village shop on your left and carry on down the hill, where Myrtle Cottage can be identified on the bottom on your right hand side.

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