West Hatch, Taunton


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A charming detached house set in lovely gardens with the benefit of extensive high quality equestrian facilities and 5.8 acres of land. The property comprises four reception rooms, three double bedrooms, menege, stables and a hay barn. EPC Band E.


Oatmans is situated in a convenient rural location, approximately five miles South East of the county town of Taunton. The village of Hatch Beauchamp is half a mile away and has facilities that include a primary school and a village pub. Taunton offers an extensive range of facilities to include most national retailers together with excellent scholastic facilities in the state and private sector. Taunton has a major hospital, is the home of Somerset County Cricket Club and Taunton race course and has excellent communication links to the rest of the UK. The M5 interchange at junction 25 is on the edge of the town and there are fast train links reaching London Paddington in under two hours. The A303 may also be joined four miles to the South, near Ilminster which provides good access across Southern England.


The property is approached off the village road leading to Hatch Beauchamp via a pillared entrance way and metal gates. This leads to a large parking area and the extensive equestrian facilities. A gateway opens up to the landscaped gardens and leads to the front of the house which is a charming period property of rendered elevations under a tiled roof.


The entrance of the property has an oak framed porch with a front door leading into the entrance hall with stairs rising to the first floor, access to cloakroom and a rear porch with door to the outside. The kitchen is a charming farmhouse style centred on an inset oil fired Aga, a range of kitchen units as well as a double Belfast sink. Double doors lead to the front garden. In the kitchen the door gives access to the inner hall and further to a walk in pantry and a utility / boot room which has access to the rear of the property. There is a study which has views over the front of the property. From the entrance hall a door leads into the dining room which has an exposed wooden floor and views over the garden. A further door leads into the large sitting room with a superb oak framed bay window. From here doors lead into the conservatory, which is a wonderful addition to the property with a high vaulted ceiling. This is an oak framed room with trifold doors leading to the garden.

Oatmans has three large bedrooms on the first floor, one with an oak framed bay window. All the bedrooms enjoy lovely views over the garden and equestrian facilities. There is a family bathroom and a family shower room.


Oatmans has extensive equestrian facilities to include a stable block comprising four stables, tack room and grooming area. There is a workshop and adjoining hay barn as well as an outdoor manege measuring 60 x 20. This has a Martin Collins sand and fibre surface with mirrors to one end and a viewing area. The drainage of the sand school is high quality and has never water logged.

The property then has four paddocks all with high quality post and rail fencing for ease of management. The land is level with productive pasture and there is a small copse area and extends in total to approximately 5.8 acres. A driveway leads round from the front of the house and out to the rear of the property giving the property two entrances. There is also a garage.


Proceed out of Taunton in an Easterly direction along the A358 towards Ilminster. Proceed over the traffic lights at Thornfalcon and take the first left sign posted hatch Beauchamp. The property can be identified on the right hand side.

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