Lydeard St. Lawrence, Taunton, TA4


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A fantastically situated detached bungalow ripe for modernisation or redevelopment (STP) with far reaching views of the Quantock Hills, together with 2.3 acres.


Little Hughes occupies a private tucked away position in the heart of this much sought after village and enjoys fabulous views towards the Quantock Hills. The bungalow is of timber frame construction and is now in need of updating or possible redevelopment, subject to the necessary consents. In brief the accommodation comprises an entrance hall, a large dual aspect living room with log burning stove, a dining room which in turn gives access to a kitchen with oil fired Rayburn and range of fitted units. There are three double bedrooms, one of which is a walkthrough, all served by a shower room and family bathroom. Outside is ample parking, mature front and rear gardens and to the east is a productive pony paddock, in all extending to 2.3 acres.

The property is located in the centre of this highly sought after village set back from the public highway down a private drive enjoying a great deal of privacy and seclusion. The village provides a thriving primary school, church and village hall. More varied day to day amenities can be found in Bishops Lydeard which is about 3 miles away, along with the Quantock Hills which is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The northern coastline and Exmoor National Park are all within easy driving distance and the county town of Taunton is also approximately 5 miles, affording an extensive range of shopping, scholastic and leisure facilities. Taunton also enjoys a mainline intercity rail link and access to the M5 motorway at Junction 25, Blackbrook. The cities of Exeter and Bristol are both within an hours drive, both hosting international airports.

The property is approached over a private driveway which leads to a car parking and turning area for several vehicles. Here there are mainly lawned gardens with mature beds and borders and a timber summerhouse is located in the corner. A small workshop is integral to the bungalow which could be incorporated to provide further accommodation if you so wish. At the side, gardens again are lawned with hedgerow boundaries and within are a number of fruit beds, mature trees and garden shed. The front gardens enjoys a fabulous backdrop of the Quantock Hills and comprises areas of lawn, interspersed with a number of mature shrubs, trees and bushes. Nestling within is a timber summerhouse, perfect for alfresco dining and summer entertaining.


The land adjoins to the east and comprises a single enclosure of gentling sloping pastureland with gated access via a right of way to the north. In all the paddock extends to just over 2 acres, perfect for a keeping a horse or other livestock. Also at the bottom of the paddock is a small fenced off area with a selection of apple trees.

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