Wrantage, Taunton


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
A substantial Grade II listed period house with large garden, in a convenient rural location. The property comprises four / five bedrooms, three reception rooms, farmhouse kitchen, garage and parking. EPC Band E.


Oldways is situated in the village of Wrantage, off the main road that leads from Taunton to Curry Rivel. Wrantage is a very convenient village surrounded by the wonderful Somerset countryside and has a well-known local pub. The village of North Curry is within two miles and has an extensive range of facilities to include a post office, general store and Church along with a popular pub, coffee shop, doctors surgery and hairdressers. Taunton, the County town of Somerset is only 6 miles away and also provides access to the M5 junction 25. Taunton has a mainline railway station with links to London Paddington in 1 hour 45 minutes. There is an extensive range of state and independent schools and Taunton is the home of Somerset cricket.


Oldways is a substantial period house with spacious, flexible accommodation and is Grade II listed. Access to the property is gained off Oldway Lane and the driveway leads to a parking area, garage and further to the front of the house.


A front door leads into the kitchen. The kitchen is a delightful room centred on an oil fired Aga with a range of units, Belfast sink, window seat and secondary staircase leading to bedroom two. A door leads to a utility room with plumbing and space for a washing machine and tumble dryer. From the inner hall there is a door leading to the study with a tiled floor and a window seat. Door to the downstairs cloakroom with low level WC and wash hand basin. The dining room is a wonderful dual aspect room, centered on an open fireplace with beam over with a window seat and tiled floor. The main staircase rises to the first floor. A door leads through to the sitting room with a flagstone floor and fireplace with fine wood panelling. A door leads through to the study / downstairs bedroom and the door is reported to be from Exeter jail. This bedroom has access to the outside and an en-suite shower room creating flexibility for a downstairs bedroom.

On the first floor, the landing leads to bedroom one. This is a delightful room with exposed beams. There is easy access to the main bathroom with a ball and claw freestanding bath with Victorian style shower attachments, two towel rails, wash hand basin and a low level WC. Bedroom three has fine views over the garden and immediately opposite there is a shower room with shower cubicle, low level WC and wash hand basin. Bedroom four also enjoys views over the garden. Bedroom two has a large walk-in cupboard and the secondary stairs lead down to the kitchen.


The gardens of the property are extensive, both to the front and rear and comprise large expanses of lawn, interspersed with flower and shrub borders. The property is extremely private and has many lovely areas for sitting out. The rear garden has an array of specimen trees and leads to a vegetable growing area at the bottom of the garden. There is potential to enhance the grounds, if required. In all, the grounds extend to approximately 3/4 of an acre.


Proceed out on Taunton along the A358. Take the left hand turning at Thornfalcon traffic lights towards Curry Rivel. Proceed along this road into Wrantage and take a right hand turn onto Oldway Lane. The property is the first on the left hand side, as indicated by a Stags For Sale board.


The owner has booked to re-thatch the home in July 2020.

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5 Hammet Street, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1RZ

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