Stoke St Mary, Taunton, Somerset, TA3

£650,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A charming detached house in a wonderful rural location with equestrian potential on the outskirts of Stoke St Mary with a paddock and gardens extending to approximately 5.2 acres. EPC Band F.

Situation

Cherry Grove is situated in an idyllic location on the outskirts of the highly popular village of Stoke St Mary. The property enjoys complete privacy and seclusion up a private drive, off the village road and is surrounded by its own land. Stoke St Mary is one of Taunton's premier villages and lies 3 miles to the south east of the County town. Stoke St Mary has a popular village pub with a nearby Primary School and Taunton offers an excellent range of shopping, scholastic and leisure facilities. There are three noted public schools and Somerset Country Cricket Ground. Cherry Grove is very conveniently located to the road networks with the A303 close by and the M5 available at Junction 25. Taunton also has a mainline railway station with links to London Paddington in 1 hour 45 minutes. Bristol and Exeter are both with 1 hour, hosting international airports. The countryside surrounding Stoke St Mary is lovely and can be accessed by numerous footpaths and bridal ways. The Quantock Hills and the Blackdown Hills, Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty are a short drive away.

Description

The property is accessed via a track off the village road, past a new property which leads up to a large turning and parking area. The gardens and land surround Cherry Grove and are a wonderful feature of the property.

Accommodation

The accommodation is spacious but now requires modernisation. In detail the accommodation comprises; a front door leading into the entrance porch continuing into the garden room, which is a wonderful light space with glazed windows running along two elevations and exposed wooden floor. Stairs rise from here to the first floor. A door leads into the inner hall with coat and boot space, a window to the front and fitted storage cupboards. A further door leads to the downstairs cloakroom with low level WC and wash hand basin. The garden room leads into the dining room, which is a lovely light room centred on an open fireplace with slate surround and painted wooden mantel piece over. There is a door leading to the entrance porch, window overlooking the garden and a block wooden floor. The sitting room is a spacious, triple aspect room with views over the gardens and towards the paddock. There is an open fireplace with a timber and marble surround and double doors leading out to the side garden. The kitchen has lovely views over the garden and comprises a range of eye and low level kitchen units, space and plumbing for a dishwasher, space and plumbing for a cooker and a stainless steel single sink and drainer. A door leads through to the utility room with a single drainer sink unit, a range of units, a large storage cupboard, space for a fridge/freezer and a door leading to the front garden.

The stairs lead up from the garden room to the landing with doors off to three bedrooms. Bedroom one is a triple aspect room with wonderful views over open countryside and benefits from a dressing area and an en-suite bathroom with panelled bath, low level WC, wash hand basin, storage cupboard and window to the rear. Bedroom two has fine views south over the garden and to the Blackdown Hills, as does bedroom three. There is a separate cloakroom with a window to the front, low level WC and a family bathroom comprising wash hand basin, corner bath with south facing window overlooking the rear garden.

Outside

The gardens of Cherry Grove are a wonderful feature of the property and are both well established and well maintained. There are large expanses of lawn interspersed with flower and shrub borders and wonderful vegetable and fruit gardens. The gardens enjoy a number of specimen trees, which lead at the bottom, to a large flat lawned area, used for Croquet.

 

Adjoining the property and separated from the house by cast iron railings, is the level paddock, together with a stable block constructed of timber under a box profile roof. The property benefits from ample parking, a garage and a car port, constructed of block underneath a tiled roof.

Directions

From the centre of Taunton proceed out of town along South Road on the B3170. Go past Kings College and take the first turning left onto Stoke Road. At the T-Junction turn right. Once on this road, take the first turning on the left hand side and continue over the motorway bridge heading towards the village of Stoke St Mary. Before you reach the village, there is a sign for Cherry Grove on the right hand side.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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