Corfe, Taunton

£1,195,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
A superbly renovated Georgian Vicarage, situated in one of the most popular villages in Taunton. The property comprises of five bedrooms - all en-suite. EPC Band E

SITUATION

Corfe is a popular village with a vibrant community, a village hall, pub and it is very close to the Taunton Racecourse and Taunton Golf Course. The village is set in open countryside about four miles South of Taunton, the County Town of Somerset and is in the Blackdown Hills area. The cathedral city of Exeter is only thirty miles away via the M5. The local area provides a large selection of Schools, with two well regarded village Primary Schools, both within one and a half miles, as well as Bishop Fox s School, which was rated by Ofsted as 2 (good) in Taunton for secondary education. Local independent Schools include, Kings Hall, Kings and Queens Colleges and Taunton School. For transport there is a railway station at Taunton with a mainline railway service to London Paddington and Exeter s international airport is only 27.5 miles away.

DESCRIPTION

The Old Vicarage is a handsome unlisted house believed to have been originally built in 1807. The house has been extended over the years and has been recently upgraded and refurbished to create a substantial family house, which has been beautifully presented throughout, and retains many of its original features. This includes open fireplaces, new double-glazed period windows with shutters, panelled walls and many other interesting architectural features.

ACCOMMODATION

The accommodation includes a pitched tiled entrance porch, which opens onto a stunning vaulted entrance hallway that includes a turning staircase to the first floor, with galleried landing and a free-standing wood burning stove. The sitting room has decorative ceilings, a cut stone fireplace with a wood burning stove and two bay windows both with window seats overlooking the garden. The dining room has an open fireplace, exposed wooden floors and a dual aspect with French doors opening out to the front garden. Adjacent to the dining room is a separate study with a door to the breakfast room/Gym, as well as a drawing room overlooking the garden. The kitchen is fitted with a range of shaker style base units with integrated appliances and a two-oven oil fired AGA. There is a separate utility room, WC and a rear porch with a door to the rear garden. At the front of the house there is a further breakfast room, which is currently used as a gym. On the first floor there is a galleried landing, which provides access to the five bedrooms, all of which have stylish en-suites, some of which have been recently replaced. The master bedroom has a feature en-suite with a copper bath, a separate shower with vaulted ceiling and exposed timber A Frames.

OUTSIDE

The house is situated opposite the church and has a gated entrance, which opens out onto a gravelled driveway that provides parking and a turning area for a number of vehicles. There is a oak framed carport to one side and a heavy timber pergola with a pathway that leads to the front door. The gardens have been beautifully landscaped are laid to level lawn and extend to the front and side of the house and include a number of specimen trees and shrubs with a paved terrace in one corner. A gravelled path beneath a further pergola leads around to the front of the house where there is a timber framed detached double garage/ store. In all it stands in approximately 1 acre.

DIRECTIONS

From the centre of Taunton proceed along the B317 road out of Town passing Taunton Racecourse. On entering Corfe village, the property can be found on the left-hand side after 150 yards. Continue just past the house and turn left into Mill Lane by the church and the driveway is on the left-hand side after a short distance.

SERVICES

Mains water, electricity and drainage, oil fired central heating, PVA panels

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