Bickenhall, Taunton

£475,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A beautifully extended cottage with a substantial double garage, landscaped gardens and parking. The property comprises of three bedrooms and bathroom. EPC Band D.

SITUATION

Bickenhall is situated in a very attractive area of countryside approximately eight miles East of Taunton, between the villages of Staple Fitzpaine and Hatch Beauchamp. The latter lies approximately one mile away and offers a large range of local facilities, which includes a Primary School and public house. The County Town of Taunton provides a comprehensive range of shopping, leisure, cultural, school and education facilities. The village is very well situated and has easy access to national communications with the M5 being easily accessible via Junction 25. Taunton also has a mainline railway link with direct access to London Paddington in under two hours and the A303 is under five miles away and provides a link to London Via the M3 motorway. The surrounding countryside is a beautiful area of Somerset, which lies within the Vale of Taunton Deane. The Vale is overlooked by the Blackdown Hills and are located just to the West of the property. These Hills provide an excellent opportunity to go walking, riding and other rural pursuits.

DESCRIPTION

260 Battens Green is a traditional attached cottage, which has been recently extended and renovated by the current owners. The renovation work has been significant and includes a modern single-story extension, which creates a stunning open planned kitchen/family room/utility room with sliding doors that open out to the rear garden and the terrace. The cottage has been remodelled and brought up to date, while retaining many of its period features.

ACCOMMODATION

The accommodation includes a front door that leads through to the sitting room with an open fireplace, a front aspect window, a door to the study and opens through to the dining room. There is exposed wooden flooring, double doors that open out to the side garden and a wide opening that leads through to the kitchen/breakfast room. The kitchen/breakfast room is a superb space and is fitted with a range of painted shaker style wall and base units with oak work surfaces, a hob, extractor, a sink and a further range of integrated appliances. There is a central island unit with fitted cupboards and a breakfast bar and a granite work top, as well as sliding double glazed doors that open out to the rear patio and wooden flooring. Past the kitchen there is a study/play room, which includes a turning staircase to the first floor. There is a utility/boot room with work surfaces, plumbing, space for an automatic washing machine, a roof lantern and access through to the downstairs WC. On the first floor there is a good-sized landing with access to three bedrooms, all of which are a good size. The master bedroom has double aspect windows and exposed wooden flooring. The bathroom is fitted with a suite comprising a panelled bath, an enclose shower with cubicle, a wash basin and a low-level WC.

OUTSIDE

The gardens are to the front, rear and side of the property and they have been landscaped. The garden to the front is laid to lawn, has a path to the front door and is enclosed by post and rail fencing. The side and rear garden are enclosed by attractive walling with exposed brick pillars and the side garden provides pedestrian access onto the lane. There is a deep paved patio area, a central path leading to the parking area, where there are double wrought iron gates with brick pillars that open out to a substantial parking and turning area, which is laid to gravel and to the side is enclosed by post and rail fencing. There is a detached double garage with an up and over door and a pedestrian door to the side. A staircase leads to the room above, which would be an ideal space for a gym, office or a play room. The gardens will be laid to grass and have a enjoy a wonderful outlook over fields on two sides.

DIRECTIONS

From Taunton proceed on the A358 and go past the turning to Hatch Beauchamp on the left-hand side. Ignore the first turning right to Bickenhall and Staple Fitzpaine and instead take the next right hand turning and proceed along this road, where 260 can be found on the left-hand side after a short distance.

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