The Gardens, West Monkton, Taunton


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  • Bedrooms: 5
A magnificent home set in an elevated position with stunning South facing gardens and views across Taunton. The property comprises an open plan kitchen / breakfast room, four reception rooms, five bedrooms, mature landscaped gardens, parking, a double garage and swimming pool complex. EPC Band C


Windflower occupies a stunning elevated position with views across the village, Vale of Taunton and Blackdown Hills. West Monkton is highly regarded and lies at the foot of The Quantock Hills, which are designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with a variety of footpaths and bridleways for those with walking and riding interests. The village is within a conservation area and has a Parish church and a popular village pub.

The County town of Taunton lies to the South West with a wider range of shopping, leisure and scholastic facilities. There are three well known independent schools and excellent communication links to the rest of the country with a mainline railway station with links to London Paddington and access to the M5 motorway via Junction 25.


Windflower is a wonderful detached family home presented to a high standard throughout with light and spacious accommodation. The property is constructed of stone and rendered elevations under a slate roof with wonderful established gardens that surround.


The accommodation is arranged over three floors and is approached through an impressive stone arched entrance porch leading to a heavy panelled front door onto a large reception hallway with stairs rising to the first floor and oak flooring. The living room is a wonderful light and spacious triple aspect room with two sets of French doors, the room centres upon a recessed fireplace with a gas fire and brick arch over. From the hallway there is access to; an office with a window to the rear and a downstairs WC. The family room is a large room with a window to the front enjoying views over the front garden. The kitchen / dining room is a fantastic open plan space and comprises a range of shaker style wall and base units with granite work surfaces over, tiled flooring and windows to the side and rear. The kitchen has a range of integrated appliances including two ovens, a microwave, dishwasher, ceramic halogen hob with glass / stainless steel extractor hood over, one and a half bowl sink / drainer and space for an American style fridge / freezer. Adjacent to the kitchen is a utility room with matching wall and base units with granite work surfaces over. This room benefits from an integrated washing machine and tumble dryer. Doors provide access to the double garage, driveway and a door out to the rear garden.

On the first floor, there is a large galleried landing. The master bedroom is a light and spacious suite with two separate individually fitted walk-in wardrobes with shelving and hanging space. The master en-suite comprises a large shower cubicle, low level WC, wash hand basin and Velux sky light. Bedrooms two and three both benefit from en-suite shower rooms and walk-in wardrobes. There are two further double bedrooms with stunning views across the village and double fitted wardrobes. The family bathroom comprises of a corner shower cubicle, bath, wash hand basin with vanity storage under, low level WC and a window to the rear.

On the second floor, there are two fantastic rooms, which are both highly versatile. The first is currently being used as a games room and the other as an office. Both rooms have Velux skylights.


The property is approached through electrically operated gates, which open onto a sweeping driveway that leads up to the double garage with a parking and turning area. The gardens surround the property and are well established, maintained and, predominately laid to lawn. There are a number of planted herbaceous borders and an established hedgeline to the rear providing a high degree of privacy. To one side of the property, is a large terrace area, enjoying the evening sun. The garden is fitted with an automatic watering system throughout.

At the rear, in a private and sheltered location, is a swimming pool heated by an exchange unit connected to the gas central heating boiler. The swimming pool is fully lined, has a fitted Dripool cover which retracts into the terrace and an automatic chlorine feeder. There is a separate plant room that houses the equipment.


Proceed into the village of West Monkton passing the pub on your left hand side. Proceed around the bend/triangle and The Gardens can be found on your left hand side. Proceed up the private entrance and Windflower is the first of the two properties.

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