Grove Cottage, Stoke St. Mary, Taunton, Somerset


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  • Bedrooms: 6
An attractive detached period country house, which has been skilfully and sympathetically extended and updated, enjoying a delightful situation on the fringes of a village with wonderful rural views in a plot extending to in excess of 0.5 acre

An attractive detached period country house with open rural views

3 receptions, 6 bedrooms, 1 bathroom

In a plot extending to in excess 0.5 acre

Situated on the fringes of this popular village

Grove Cottage has been skilfully and sympathetically refurbished and extended by the current owners to create a charming blend of accommodation, with a combination of traditional and character features and well appointed modern fittings and is offered in good decorative order throughout. The property enjoys a beautifully appointed, generous sized kitchen with granite work surfaces and Aga, whilst the sitting room has an inglenook fireplace with a woodburning stove. On the first floor there is a stunning master bedroom with wonderful views and five further bedrooms.

Grove Cottage is situated in a plot extending to in excess of 0.5 acre, enjoying wonderful views and a high degree of privacy. There is a double garage and outbuilding, which has recently been granted planning permission, Taunton Deane Council reference no 37/17/0007, to create a replacement garage with annexe above.

The accommodation comprises:

Entrance porch with door to

Reception Hall with stairs to first floor providing understairs cupboard, wood floor, galleried landing

Rear Hall with door to garden, tiled floor, airing cupboard and storage cupboard, two windows, door to oak framed porch

Cloakroom with low level w.c., wash basin, window, tiled floor

Sitting Room with feature fireplace with woodburning stove, wood floor, window providing window seat overlooking the garden, further window to side, ornate arched alcove

Snug/Study with former fireplace recess, storage cupboard, wood floor, window, ornate recess

Dining Room with window overlooking the garden, feature fireplace with inset grate, wood floor, door to

Kitchen/Breakfast Room. This is a stunning room which is well suited to a modern family lifestyle, with a comprehensive range of units providing granite work surfaces with cupboards and drawers under, wall mounted cupboards, electric four oven Aga, fitted dishwasher, French doors leading out onto the terrace, stable door to garden, tiled floor, dual aspect windows

First Floor

Landing with airing cupboard, alcove, two sun tubes

Master Bedroom Suite with

Dressing Room with window with rural views, door and steps down to

Master Bedroom. This is a stunning room with French windows enjoying wonderful views over the surrounding countryside, built in wardrobe and door to

En Suite with plumbing for the installation of a fitted suite

Bedroom with dual aspect windows enjoying stunning views, built in double wardrobe

Bedroom with dual aspect windows enjoying stunning views, built in double wardrobe

Bedroom with window with views

Bedroom with window with views

Bedroom with window with views

Bathroom with suite comprising free standing slipper bath, shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c., window


Electric gates lead onto a driveway providing parking and turning and giving access to a timber double garage and 'L' shaped stable complex, providing four loose boxes and planning, as described earlier, to create a garage and annexe.

The gardens are laid principally to lawn with stunning views over the surrounding countryside and adjoining open fields. There is a generous terrace suitable for outside dining/seating, mature oak tree, covered sitting area and the garden enjoys a high degree of privacy.


Grove Cottage is situated on the fringes of the popular village of Stoke St Mary which is particularly favoured, with a thriving community with many local clubs, organisations and amenities, to include public house and village hall. At the nearby village of Thurlbear can be found a highly regarded primary school. The village is particularly popular due to its convenient location and is easily accessible to Junction 25 of the M5 Motorway. Taunton, the County Town, provides a comprehensive range of recreational, scholastic and shopping facilities as well as a main line railway station and M5 Motorway interchange.


Leave Taunton in southerly direction on South Road leading towards Corfe. On arriving at Mountfields and shortly after passing over the zebra crossing turn left into Stoke Road. At the T junction turn right and take the first turning left into Dowsland Way signposted Stoke St Mary. Proceed into the village of Stoke St Mary, continue past the village hall and past the public house and proceed round the left hand bend and continue out of the village. The property will be seen on the left hand side.

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