The Forge, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Taunton, Somerset, TA2

£650,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
An attractive period property with an adaptable range of outbuildings together with large gardens. In a highly desirable village at the foot of the Quantock Hills.

The Forge was formally owned by the Crown Estate and the current owners have undergone a schedule of remodelling and modernisation to create a fabulous four bedroom family home. The property is believed to date back to the Victorian era and is of local stone elevations under a pitch tiled roof. The accommodation at present provides a fabulous dual aspect living room, a separate sitting room with open fire place, kitchen with separate utility and WC. Upstairs are four bedrooms and a family bathroom which has been recently modernised and redecorated. The property benefits from an adjoining outbuilding which used to house an old forge and is currently being used as a workshop but has the potential to create a stunning open plan kitchen/dining/living room with vaulted ceilings and doors out to the rear gardens (Subject to the necessary consents). Alternatively the space could be used as an office, workshop or granny annexe depending on peoples individual requirements. The property enjoys ample off street parking and large private gardens with a one bedroom guest suite nestling in the top corner.

Cheddon Fitzpaine is a small village lying about three miles north east of the county town of Taunton lying at the foot of the Quantock Hills which are designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and where a host of foot and bridal paths can be enjoyed. Primary schooling is available at Rowford whilst there is easy access to Taunton where a wide range of shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities can be found. Taunton boasts a main line rail link with direct line to London Paddington and is home to three noted Public Schools. There is also the Brewhouse Theatre, Somerset County Cricket Ground and Taunton National Hunt Racecourse. The cities of Bristol and Exeter lie within an hours drive, both hosting International airports.

The property is approached from a side lane and in turn via a five bar gate to a concrete and gravelled drive providing parking for ample vehicles. Immediately by the parking area is a useful outbuilding of galvanised construction (27 x 21 ft) ideal for boat/caravan or other storage. Also adjoining the house is an L shaped range of single storey, traditional outbuildings with brick detailing under tiled roofs which formally housed the forge. The gardens associated with the property lie to the north and east and comprise of areas of lawn interspersed with a number of mature trees, shrubs and well tendered beds. There is also a sun terrace, ideal for alfresco dining and summer entertaining and nestling in the corner is a stone built barn which has been converted into a one bed granny annexe with kitchenette and wet room.

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