Thurlbear Road, Thurlbear, Taunton


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
A charming semi-detached cottage occupying a lovely rural situation South of the town with a large adjoining garden. EPC Band E.


196 Thurlbear is located to the South of the County town of Taunton, occupying an attractive situation with lovely views to the front and rear. The town centre is readily accessible and provides an excellent range of facilities, as well as providing access to the M5 motorway at Junction 25. There is a mainline railway station, which connects to London, Exeter and Bristol. The property benefits from wonderful country walks close by and opposite the property is Taunton Polo ground. Access to the Herepath is also a short distance away.


196 Thurlbear is a handsome semi-detached character cottage, which dates from the late Victorian times and is built of blue lias stone elevations under a tiled roof. The property has been sympathetically improved and extended recently and now offers a wonderful balance of period charm and contemporary modern accommodation. This is all supplemented by a wonderfully large garden, which is highly adaptable to a wide variety of uses and there is a double garage and workshop.


In detail, the accommodation comprises a front door; which leads into an inner porch and further into the sitting room. This is a wonderful, spacious room with views to the front with an original exposed pine floor and benefits from an open fireplace with an insert 5 KW wood burning stove. A door leads into the dining area with stairs rising to the first floor. This further leads into the modern contemporary kitchen with a wonderful orangery feel and bi-folding doors leading out onto the garden. The kitchen is newly fitted with a range of high and low level units with Corian worksurfaces over and a moulded one and a half bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap. The kitchen has an integrated induction hob with an extractor over, a dishwasher, microwave and oven. A door leads into the utility room with plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. There is a single drainer sink unit and a door leading to the rear garden. A door leads into a downstairs cloakroom / WC. On the ground floor, there is a small study with a window to the side.

A turning staircase leads up to the first floor. There is a large master bedroom, which is dual aspect and benefits from a walk-in wardrobe. There is a further double bedroom and a family shower room with a large walk-in shower, wash hand basin and low level WC.


There is scope and room for someone to convert the attic, subject to the necessary planning consents. There is already a dormer window present. The property benefits from a wet system underfloor heating system.


To the rear of the property, there is a double garage and workshop and a further store area. This is a highly adaptable building and useful for a variety of purposes. Surrounding the property, are large gardens, which extend into approximately 0.30 of an acre. The garden includes area for parking, raised beds, concrete hardstanding, as well as a polytunnel, pond and large expanses of lawn interspersed with flower and shrub borders. The property is securely fenced and has great potential. In the corner of the garden, there are log store areas.

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