Ash Priors, Taunton

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
A stunning detached bungalow situated in a wonderful elevated position with superb equestrian facility including stable block, studio / workshop and grounds of approximately 2.3 acres. EPC D.


Brackenbury is situated in a wonderful elevated position in the favoured village of Ash Priors with stunning uninterrupted views of the valley and Blackdown Hills, which has a thriving community with several popular clubs and associations together with a village which is located close by, as well as an ancient village church. Ash Priors is close to the larger village of Bishops Lydeard, which offers a further range of amenities including shops, Primary school, pubs, garage, Doctor surgery and includes a West Somerset Steam Railway line to Minehead. Taunton, the County town of Somerset is approximately six miles away and provides a comprehensive range or recreational, scholastic and shopping facilities, as well as having mainline railway links to the rest of the country. There is also easy access to the M5 motorway from Junction 25. This area is known for its wonderful countryside. There are an abundance of footpaths and bridleways in the immediate area.


Brackenbury is a stunning detached bungalow, which has undergone a transformation and has been remodelled and refurbished with great attention to detail including double glazing and new central heating. The bungalow stands in grounds of approximately 2.3 acres with a superb range of equestrian facilities including stable block with two bays and a haystore which has been converted into a studio/workshop.


The accommodation includes and aluminium glazed entrance porch, which leads through to a cross passage hallway with a door to rear and oak flooring, which extends through to the open plan living room. The open plan living room is a wonderful space providing living, dining and a kitchen area and enjoys a superb triple aspect with aluminium bi-folding doors opening out on to a glass screened balcony, which takes full advantage of the wonderful setting and views of the surrounding countryside. The kitchen has been fitted with a range of modern and matching wall and base units with a range of integrated appliances and Quartz worksurfaces. There is a central island unit with breakfast bar and further fitted cupboards and draws. Further double doors open out on to a sun terrace and the sitting area includes an exposed brick chimney breast with wood burning stove.

There are four good size bedrooms. The master bedroom having built-in wardrobes and a dressing area, as well as an en suite shower room. There is a separate bathroom suite comprising a double ended panel bath, low level WC and wash basin.


The grounds have been heavily landscaped and include a pillared entrance with tarmacadam driveway opening onto a generous parking and turning area, which provides access to the detached double garage. A pathway and steps lead up to the front door and lead to a further patio area at the front of the bungalow. There is a front garden, which is laid to lawn and includes several specimen trees and shrubs. The garden extends round to either side of the bungalow, where there is a rear patio with steps leading up to a pathway, which provides access to the stable block. On the other side of the bungalow is a parking area and area laid to lawn. There is a productive vegetable garden with raised beds and several specimen trees and shrubs. There is a former workshop, which has now been converted to a fully insulated studio / gym and has electric, light and power. There is a two-bay stable block and a concrete yard to the front with gate providing access to the paddock, which is laid to pasture and enclosed by post and rail fencing. There is mains water and separate vehicular access on the Northern boundary.


Leave Taunton on the A358 towards Williton and Minehead. At the new roundabout turn left signposted to Ash Priors. Continue over the steam railway bridge and approximately after half a mile bear right signposted to Ash Priors. Proceed into the village past a pair of thatched cottages on the right hand side and as the road bears left continue along the road where the entrance to Brackenberry can be identified on the right hand side just before the village hall.

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