Outwood, West Lyng, Taunton


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Unexpectedly Re-Available!!! A superbly well-proportioned period house set in delightful grounds of approximately 1.25 acres. The property comprises four bedrooms, three reception rooms, stables, garage and a timber car port. EPC Band E.


Jubilee Cottage lies in a wonderful location, in the hamlet of Outwood, and enjoys superb views over the fields and countryside beyond. Nearby is the Taunton & Bridgwater canal with its towpath provides a lovely spot for walking and cycling with traffic free access between the villages and towns of Taunton and Bridgwater and is a haven for wildlife. There is a newly built café and boat hire centre. The larger village of North Newton has a popular village pub and Primary school. Taunton is within easy reach, being six miles away and provides an excellent range of shopping, leisure and recreational facilities as well as Somerset County Cricket ground. Taunton has excellent schooling in both the independent and state sector and Jubilee Cottage benefits from being within the Heathfield Community school catchment area. The town has excellent communication links including a mainline railway station with direct links to London Paddington and access to the M5 motorway at Junction 25.


Jubilee Cottage is a handsome, double fronted detached property believed to have been built in 1897. The house has been extended and has painted rendered elevations under a pitched tiled roof. The cottage has been improved by the current owners and now provides well-proportioned accommodation arranged over two floors.


The property includes an entrance porch, which opens through to an entrance hallway with stairs to the first floor and doors to the reception rooms. The sitting room is a beautiful double aspect room, which centres upon a central open fireplace with exposed brick-built chimney breast and oak effect flooring. Double doors lead out to the front garden. The kitchen / breakfast room is fitted with a range of matching shaker style wall and base units with a range of integrated appliances including a Range cooker with extractor hood over, dishwasher, fitted microwave and wine cooler. There is a rear aspect window, which overlooks the fields beyond and a Velux skylight flooding the room with natural light. The breakfast area has a fireplace recess with inset wood burning stove and double doors opening out onto the front garden. The dining room has dual aspect windows and double doors opening out onto the garden. There is a separate utility room with a door to the outside and space for a washing machine, sink, fitted wall and base units, oil fired boiler and cloakroom with a low-level WC.

Stairs rise to the first-floor landing with doors off to the bedrooms. The master bedroom has dual aspect windows, a range of built-in bedroom furniture with mirror fronted sliding doors. There is access to the en-suite shower room, which is fully tiled with a walk-in shower enclosure, vanity basin with cupboards under, WC and floor lighting. Bedroom two, three and four all enjoy wonderful views with built-in wardrobes. The family bathroom has been refitted with a white suite comprising of panelled bath with shower screen over, vanity basin with cupboards below and WC.


A shared driveway opens onto a pillared entrance with double electrically operated wooden gates. There is a further pedestrian gate to one side. The gates open onto a wide gravelled driveway, which is enclosed with low rendered walls with integrated lighting. There is a single garage, double car port and timber work shop to one side. At the front and side of the house there is a deep paved patio area. The main area of garden is laid to lawn with deep planted herbaceous borders and include a number of specimen trees. A pathway from the house leads to the stable block, where there are two stables, a covered seating area and further painted timber shed. Beyond is a lovely area of garden, laid to lawn and surrounded by planted shrubs and trees. Post and rail fencing divides the paddock, which is laid to lawn and includes a number of varieties of trees and shrubs. The paddock is enclosed by stock proof fencing and at one end is a recently installed pond with a seating area. A gate leads to a garden storage area.


From Taunton take the A38 towards Bridgwater. Turn right at Walford Cross onto the A361 and follow this road through the villages of Durston and proceed over the canal and railway line. Turn left towards Outwood and North Newton and after a short distance, just after a slight right hand bend, the driveway to Jubilee Cottage can be seen on your right hand side.

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