Thurloxton, Taunton


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A well proportioned detached modern house, with gardens and grounds of approximately one acre. The property comprises of four bedrooms and three reception rooms. EPC Band E.


Turnpike is situated on the outskirts on the highly favoured village of Thurloxton, which lies some five miles North of the County town of Taunton, lying at the foot of the Quantock Hills, which is designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty where many lovely footpaths are available. The row of houses and gardens are roughly South facing and enjoy extensive views, particularly at the first-floor level over the surrounding district with Glastonbury Tour in the distance. There is a nearby local pub, while a more extensive range of facilities are in North Petherton, which is about two miles away. The M5 can be joined at Junction 24. Taunton is readily accessible via the nearby A38, where there is a wide range of shopping and recreational facilities that can be found, including three noted Public Schools. Taunton also has a mainline railway link to the rest of the country and the M5 can be accessed at Junction 25.


Turnpike dates back to the mid 1980 s and is built of rendered elevations under a pitch tiled roof.


The house has well-proportioned accommodation arranged over two floors and includes a double-glazed entrance porch, which leads through to the reception hall. There is a turning staircase leading to the first floor with an under stairs storage cupboard. The sitting room has a reconstituted stone fire place with a jet master inset fire place, triple aspect double-glazed windows, clear sliding double-glazed patio doors to the conservatory and double doors leading through to the dining room. There are also double glass panel doors leading through to the conservatory. The study has front aspect double-glazed windows. The kitchen is fitted with a range of modern wall and base units, a stainless-steel range cooker with an extractor over, plumbing space for a washing machine, stainless steel one and a half bowl sink unit with a mixer tap and new a PPC double-glazed window to the side. There is an inner lobby with an oil-fired boiler, a downstairs cloak room with a fitted suite. The utility room is fitted with a range of cupboards, draws, a further drainer sink unit, a Velux window, a double-glazed door to the rear, a door to the double garage and there is plumbing space for a washing machine. The conservatory is B shaped in size and runs along the back of the house with double-glazed windows that are on a brick plinth, enjoying wonderful views over the sun terrace and the garden. On the first floor, there is a gallery landing with an airing cupboard, which has a range of fitted shelving and a double-glazed window to the front. The master bedroom has a double-glazed window, which provides views overlooking the garden and the hills in the distance. There is an en- suite shower room with a fitted shower cubicle, low level WC and a wash basin. There are three further bedrooms all of which are a good size and a family bathroom fitted with a panelled bath, corner shower, lower level WC, a family sized basin of cupboards underneath and a UPPC double-glazed window to the side.


The house is approached via a timber five bar gate, which goes through to a double width concrete driveway that provides additional parking spaces. This intern leads to a double garage with electric roller doors. The block paving gives access to the front of the house, with the front garden providing an area of lawn with deep planted borders. There is a gravelled pedestrian pathway, which leads around the side of the house where there is a paved patio area and summerhouse. Immediately to the rear of the house there is a raised paved sun terrace with a feature banner and a flight of steps descending from the rear garden. The garden is a particular feature of the property and has been landscaped and developed over the years. There is a long sweeping lawn with deep planted borders and a number of specimen trees, which leads through to various areas of the garden that provide a larger variety of trees, shrubs and magnolias. The gardens cover just over one acre.


From Taunton take the A38 towards Bridgwater. Continue through Bathpool and out the other side along the dual carriage way. Continue past Walford Cross, climb the hill and turn left shortly after where it is sign posted Thurloxton. Continue into the village and past the Maypole Public House on the right-hand side Turnpike can be found shortly after on the right-hand side. Identified by a Stags For Sale board

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