Blagdon Hill, Taunton

£925,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A distinctive and spacious period house, situated in a generous plot of approximately 0.76 acres in the popular village of Blagdon Hill. The property comprises two reception rooms, four bedrooms, ample parking and a double garage. EPC Band E.

SITUATION

The Pines occupies an enviable setting with lovely views over open countryside towards the Blackdown Hills, situated just off the centre of Blagdon Hill. There is a popular village Inn and benefits from playing fields and village tennis courts. For those of walking and riding interests the Blackdown Hill (an area of outstanding natural beauty) are very accessible with miles of footpaths and bridleways that pass through the countryside. Taunton the County Town of Somerset is situated less than five miles North and has an excellent shopping centre with many well know high street stores and a number of individual and independent retailers.

Blagdon Hills falls within the catchment area of Trull Primary and the Castle Secondary schools, both highly rated. There are also three well respected and independent Schools as well as junction 25 providing access to the M5 motorway and a mainline railway station with frequent services to London Paddington. The A303 is also within easy reach towards Ilminster, providing direct access to London and the picturesque South Devon coast is within an easy 40 minute drive

DESCRIPTION

The Pines is an impressive period house, situated in a wonderful position surrounded by mature gardens, just off the centre of the popular village of Blagdon Hill and is bordered by the Blackdown Hills Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The house was a former barn, converted many years ago by a local developer with rendered stone elevations under a pitch tiled roof. Within a walled front garden a circular driveway leads to an attached double garage. The rear garden is substantial and laid to lawn surrounded by a range of mature trees and shrubs, extending to approximately 0.76 acres with separate vehicle access to the rear gate. The house benefits from UPVC double glazed windows and oil fired central heating.

ACCOMMODATION

The accommodation is arranged over two floors and includes double doors to the entrance porch and further double doors opening into the reception hall with a wide turning staircase leading to the first floor and a door to the downstairs cloakroom. The sitting room is a good-sized room with beamed ceilings and centres upon an open fireplace with stone surround, timber mantle and a real flame effect gas fire. There are triple aspect windows with double doors leading through to the conservatory, which in turn has double doors opening out onto the rear terrace. The dining room has an exposed oak floor with two rear aspect windows. The kitchen is fitted with a range of matching shaker style wall and base units with granite work surfaces with an inset single drainer sink unit, an induction hob with extractor hood over, a built-in double oven, central island unit, plumbing and space for an automatic washing machine, space for a fridge freezer and in one corner is the breakfast area, which includes built-in wooden seating. A door through to the utility room, a door to the outside and a door to the steps, which lead down to the double garage.

On the first floor there is a galleried landing with double aspect windows. The master bedroom is fitted with a range of built-in wardrobes on two walls, triple aspect double glazed windows and a door to the en-suite shower, which includes a double enclosed shower cubicle, low level WC, wash basin and tiled walls and floor. The second and third bedroom both have built-in wardrobes. The second bedroom has an en-suite with a fitted shower over, WC and wash basin. The third bedroom also has an en-suite with a bath, shower over, low level WC and wash basin. The fourth bedroom has built-in wardrobes and a front aspect window.

OUTSIDE

The front garden is walled with a circular drive, which is also laid to lawn and leads to the detached double garage with an up and over door with a paved terrace to one side providing access to the side of the property and to the rear garden. At the back of the house there is a deep paved terrace and a large all weather gazebo with steps leading up to the main area of garden, which is laid to lawn and includes a range of deep planted herbaceous borders. Within the garden there are a number of specimen trees and shrubs, a timber outbuilding and a summerhouse. In all, the plot extends to approximately 0.76 acres.

DIRECTIONS

From Taunton proceed through Blagdon Hill and turn right into a small lane marked by two white posts just past the telephone box. The Pines is the first house on the right.

SERVICES

Mains water, electricity and private drainage.

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