Adsborough, Taunton, TA2

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Bedrooms: 4
An attractive Grade II Listed period cottage, boasting a wealth of character features, together with a traditional barn and set within gardens and grounds of just over 2 acres.

This charming period cottage dates back some 385 years and is well worthy of its Grade II Listed status. Originally the property would have been thatched and is of stone and cob elevations, under a pitched tiled roof. The accommodation in brief comprises a cross passage hall, a plank and muntin wall separates the living room which enjoys an impressive open fireplace and recesses to either side. The dining room is nearly 6m in length and again benefits from a wood burning stove and opposite is a study with shower and separate W.C. The Kitchen enjoys a dual aspect and is fitted with a bespoke hand made kitchen with granite work surfaces, wood fired esse stove and a number of integral appliances. Upstairs is a landing with family bathroom. Bedroom 2 is to the left is a double which enjoys a dual aspect, bedroom 3 has a built-in wardrobe and the master is of generous proportion and leads through to bedroom 4/dressing room. Room allows for a corridor to be created which won't compromise the size of the main bedroom.

The property is situated in the attractive hamlet of Adsborough about 4 miles north east of the County town of Taunton which is readily accessible via the nearby A38. Local facilities include a popular pub and Thurloxton, whilst the Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty are within a mile or so of the cottage where numerous attractive rides and walks may be enjoyed. Taunton is just under 10 minutes away by car where a wide range of shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities will be found together with M5 interchange (Junction 25) and mainline rail link to London Paddington.

Property is approached over a gravelled entrance drive which leads to a hard standing and turning area immediately to the rear of the house, beside which is a detached character barn providing a double garage and store/playroom over. (8.38m x 5.2m overall). The barn is ideally suited to those who work from home, a gym, games room or potential to create a holiday let, subject to the necessary planning consents.

Adjoining the gardens is a pony paddock of just over an acre, ideal for those with equestrian, agricultural or livestock interests.

Closer to the house is a small orchard containing a number of apple and plum trees, whilst an attractive garden directly adjoins to the south, well enclosed with established hedgerow boundaries, and including bay, walnut, fir, laburnum and liquid amber trees. The gardens have been well tended, providing a central area of lawn with well stocked shrubs and flower borders. On the opposite side of the driveway is a separate vegetable garden divided by a well established beech hedge, containing a number of productive beds, aluminium framed green house, timber garden shed and a further outbuilding previously used as stables.

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