Shave Lane, Horton, Ilminster


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  • Bedrooms: 5
A superbly extended and well-presented detached former cottage with outbuildings, situated in the popular village location. The property comprises four / five bedrooms, two reception rooms and beautifully landscaped gardens. EPC Band D.


The property is located in Shave Lane, which is a no through road on the southern edge, but still within reach of village facilities. The Five Dials is a very well supported and popular pub with accommodation. For families there is a playground in Horton and the very well-respected Primary School in Broadway. There is a Post Office / Store in Horton and various Parish Churches. The combined village of Broadway and Horton have a great variety of clubs and societies. There is a thriving Cricket Club for those that like to get involved with the community. There is also a medical centre In Broadway. The villages are a short driveway from the A358 and A303 and therefore have excellent road links. The pretty market town of Ilminster lies just over three miles from the property and there is a wonderful range of stores.


Long Acre is an impressive period house, which has been heavily extended over the years and now provides well proportioned accommodation arranged over two floors.


The accommodation includes a front door, which opens onto a utility / boot room with an inner lobby, which opens through to the open plan kitchen / breakfast room. This includes a range of matching shaker style wall and base units with granite work surfaces, three oven electric aga with an electric module attached, range of integrated appliances. There are dual aspect windows and a door leads through to an open plan sitting / dining room with beamed opening between the sitting and dining areas. There is an open fireplace with inset wood burning stove and exposed brick surround. There is a wide picture window and double doors, which open out onto the front garden. There is a separate dual aspect sitting room with dual aspect windows, open fireplace with exposed wooden floor. The study / bedroom five has an en-suite shower room with views over the garden.

On the first floor, there are four bedrooms. The master bedroom benefits from dual aspect windows and wardrobes. There is access to a private balcony, which enjoys elevated views over the garden and surrounding fields.


The house is access via a long-gravelled driveway, which is shared by one other property. There are gates opening onto the main driveway, which leads to the house with an area of lawn to one side and a number of specimen trees and shrubs. Beyond, is a turning circle and access to the double garage, parking area and former stables.

The grounds have been landscaped and are laid to lawn and include a number of specimen and mature trees. In one corner, steps lead up to a paved terrace where there are wonderful views over open fields. The detached double garage has roller doors and also has an attached store. There is a former stable block, which is block built with a tiled roof and is now used as a workshop and store.


From Taunton take the A358 towards Ilminster and turn right sign posted for Broadway. Proceed into the village of Broadway and in the centre turn left onto Goose Lane. Proceed along Goose Lane until you have reached the main road and proceed straight across onto Pottery Road. Shave Lane can be found on the left-hand side as you leave the village, turn into Shave Lane and the entrance can be found after a short distance on the left-hand side.

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