Coombe, West Monkton, Taunton


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A very attractive detached cottage, situated in a delightful quiet position with an adjoining two-bedroom annex and outbuildings set in approximately 1 acre. EPC Band E.


The Cottage is situated in the small hamlet of Coombe, which is found to the north east on the fringes of Taunton, on the southern end of the Quantock Hills. These hills have been designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty and provide excellent walking a riding opportunities. Close by is the highly favoured village of West Monkton with its village inn, church and nearby farm shop. The small town of North Petherton offers a good range of day to day amenities as well as access to the M5 motorway interchange. Taunton the county town of Somerset offers a comprehensive range of recreational, scholastic and shopping facilities and there is a mainline railway station with links to London Paddington in under two hours and access to the M5 motorway at junction 25.


The Cottage is a century old period house, which has been beautifully extended by the current owners, who have been mindful to retain much of its original charm and character including open fireplaces and exposed beams.


The accommodation comprises two open plan rooms including a superbly fitted kitchen/breakfast room. There is a large open plan sitting/family room, which centres upon an inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove and has a door opening out to the front garden. There is separate study again with French doors opening out to the garden. On the first floor there is a landing that provides access to the four bedrooms, the master bedroom having a vaulted ceiling, duel aspect windows and a dressing room and en-suite shower room. The family bathroom has been beautifully refitted with a modern suite providing a slipper bath, double width shower cubicle, WC and twin wash basins. The self-contained annex, which has its own independent access has a kitchen fitted with a range of matching wall and base units, a sitting room with duel aspect windows and French doors to the garden and a fireplace. There is a dining room/bedroom two with a window and on the first floor there is a landing to a bedroom with a window and fitted wardrobe and a bathroom with a fitted suite.


Double gates lead onto a gravelled driveway to the rear of the house, which leads onto a substantial parking/turning area. There is a five-bar gate leading up to a further generous parking area, where there is a substantial workshop with electric, light and power, an adjoining storage shed and lean-to covered store/parking area. The property is situated in delightful landscaped gardens, which are laid to lawn, surrounded by mature trees, flowers and shrubs and enjoys a south-west facing orientation. In one corner of the garden is a wonderful summerhouse with a Virender and outlook over the gardens, providing a beautiful entertaining area. There is a stone outbuilding with an arched doorway, outside WC and timber garden shed.


From the centre of Taunton, proceed in an easterly direction and at the Creech Castle junction take a left turn to North Petherton, Bridgwater and A38. Continue along this road and on the left at Monkton Elm Garden Centre take the turning and cross over onto Doster s Lane. Continue along the entrance of the church on the right and proceed up into Churches Hill, take the first turn on the right to Coombe. Proceed along this road for approximately 0.5 miles, passing Overton House of the left and later passing Coombe Farm on the right. A little further along on the right-hand side you will find The Cottage opposite Coombe Mill.

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