Pickney, Kingston St Mary, Taunton


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  • Bedrooms: 5
A spacious, flexible detached bungalow situated at the foot of the Quantock Hills. The property comprises five bedrooms, two reception rooms, lovely gardens, ample parking, open countryside views and grounds of approximately 2.25 acres. EPC Band E.


Cherrymead enjoys a delightful rural position surrounded by open countryside. It is conveniently situated close to Taunton. Pickney is a scattered hamlet situated between the larger villages of Kingston St Mary and Bishops Lydeard. Cherrymead offers lovely views towards the Quantock Hills, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, providing footpaths and bridleways. Despite its rural location, it is by no means isolated. The County town of Taunton with its extensive shopping, cultural and scholastic facilities is only 4 miles away. Taunton has excellent communications with the M5 motorway at Junction 25 situated on the East side of the town. The mainline railway station with links to London Paddington in less than 1 hour 45 minutes, is on the Northern side of the town. The village of Kingston St Mary provides an active community with many local clubs, pubs and organisations as well as a Primary school, garage, Parish Church and playing fields.


Cherrymead is a well located detached bungalow with rendered elevations under a tiled roof and offers substantial, flexible accommodation. The property can easily be one large five bedroom bungalow, but offers the potential for a substantial annexe or dual occupancy. The bungalow has two reception rooms and two kitchens and therefore the five bedroom house could become a three bedroom bungalow with a two bedroom annexe with great ease.


In detail the accommodation comprises an entrance porch, which leads into the entrance hall with the main kitchen being a dual aspect room with lovely views and fitted with a range of units. There is a dining room, dual aspect with views over the rear garden to the side and double doors lead into the conservatory with a sunken hot tub and further doors out to the garden. There are three bedrooms in the main section of the property, together with a family bathroom. A corridor leads through to a further part of the bungalow, which could be incorporated into the main house or could be a separate unit. In this sector, there is a kitchen with a range of fitted units and a door to the rear porch. There is a sitting room with a bay window enjoying lovely views, together with two further bedrooms and another bathroom.


The property is approached via a quiet village lane leading through a brick pillared entrance with gates up to a large parking and turning area. This in turn, leads to a single garage, which is useful for storage. The gardens and grounds of the property are a highly attractive feature and are predominately laid to lawn with a variety of shaped flower borders, together with a vegetable patch, greenhouse, shed and an orchard area. The garden leads onto the adjoining paddock, which is laid to pasture, level and benefits from a field shelter and hay store. In total, the land extends to approximately 2.25 acres.


From Taunton take the A358 towards Minehead and Bishops Lydeard, continue past Norton Manor Camp and take the first turning on the right signposted Fitzroy and Kingston St Mary. Follow this lane passing through the hamlet of Ilbeare and continue to the T junction. Turn left signposted towards Pickney for about a quarter of a mile. The property is the first house on the right hand side.

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