Stapley, Taunton

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
Detached 5 bedroom cottage in a rural location set in approximately 2.88 Acres with outbuildings. Freehold. Council Tax F. Epc F.


Stapley is close to the Somerset/Devon border within the Blackdown Hills and a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. These beautiful hills afford miles of footpaths and bridleways, ideal for those with walking and riding interests. Whilst the setting is rural, the area is by no means isolated and benefits from relatively easy access to communication links and surrounding districts. The nearby village of Churchinford is within easy reach and maintains an active community, including a primary school, pub, village hall and community-led village shop.

Wellington is within 7.5 miles and offers supermarkets and a range of independent shops, whilst the county town of Taunton is a 20 minute drive and offers a greater range of shops, amenities with an excellent range of schools in Taunton and Wellington, both in the independent and state sectors.

The property is very well placed for access to both the M5 at junction 27. There are regular rail services to London Paddington from Tiverton Parkway Station and Taunton.


A charming cottage in a rural location comprising 5 bedrooms. On the ground floor are 3 reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast area, sun room and cloakroom. Set in approximately 2.88 Acres which comprises of mature gardens with range of outbuildings, double garage and three paddocks with mature orchard. The property is offered for sale with no onward chain.


Entrance Porch leading to solid front door into Dining Hall with access to all rooms. An impressive inglenook fireplace with bread oven dominates this large room. Stairs to first floor. Sitting Room with two windows to front. A further reception room with fireplace and window to front is perfect for a home office, snug or playroom. With window seats to principle rooms. To the rear of the property the kitchen/breakfast room runs the length of the property with a range of wall and base units with worksurfaces over, single bowl single drainer sink units, oven and hob with extractor and door to boiler/store room and Cloakroom. At the far end is the breakfast room and door to a traditional larder.

On the first floor are 5 Bedrooms, all of which are a good size. Bedroom 1 has a vanity unit with inset wash hand basin. Bedroom 2 is a large room with built in wardrobe. Bedroom 3 has a part vaulted ceiling and access to the loft space. There are a further two bedrooms, one with dual aspect windows and the other quietly tucked away at the back, a perfect home office. Four of the rooms have a pleasant aspect to the front with super views over the garden, land and beyond. To complement the first floor there are 2 family bathrooms, one of which also benefits from a shower cubicle.


A gated drive leads to the property with parking for several cars and access to the double garage with electric doors and mezzanine storage above. Beyond this is the former piggery building which has been divided into two. A further stone outbuilding provides two stables and tack room. The gardens are a particular feature, with private terrace spanning the front of the house, taking advantage of the superb rural views. The garden is mainly lawned, edged with mature trees, shrubs and flower beds. Beyond the formal garden, the land dips down to Stapley Woods, a haven for wildlife. There is a mature orchard to the side. From the driveway, access to the paddocks which are separated into various sections with stream bordering the property.


Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Oil fired heating.


Strictly by appointment with the vendor's selling agents, Stags, Wellington Office.


From Taunton head south towards the Blackdown Hills and through Blagdon Hill, following the signs to Churchinford. On passing Culmhead Buisness Park take the next turning right, signposted Smeatharpe. Take the first turning right signposted to Stapley and follow the road through the hamlet, where the property will be found on the left hand side before you get the sharp corner.

01823 619815

Stags - Wellington

7 High Street, Wellington, Devon, TA21 8QT

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