West Buckland, Wellington, Somerset, TA21

£710,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
An individual detached period house with a superb range of outbuildings and approximately 5.5 acres. The property has four reception room, five bedrooms, one en-suite, kitchen / breakfast room and a conservatory. EPC Band E.

Situation

Buckland House is located on the semi-rural outskirts of the village of West Buckland, providing close links to Junction 26 of the M5 motorway. There are excellent recreational, scholastic and shopping facilities available in the village itself and a more extensive range of facilities can be found in both the towns of Taunton and Wellington. The house itself is situated at the foot of the Blackdown Hills, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty where many bridle and footpaths can be found providing walking and riding activities.

Description

Buckland House is a substantial period house, which has believed to have been built in 1500's and has been extended over the years to provide well-proportioned accommodation arranged over three floors.

Accommodation

The house retains a number of period features and the accommodation includes a cross passage hallway with a back door opening onto a rear porch. There is a door to the downstairs cloakroom, a turning staircase to the first floor and doors off to the reception rooms. The sitting room has a bay window to the front with wonderful views, a period fireplace and double doors leading through to the conservatory. The conservatory enjoys stunning views over the garden with doors opening out onto the patio. There is a separate dining room, which includes a bar area with shelving, a fireplace and a window to the front. The kitchen includes a range of base units with work surfaces over, a single drainer sink. There is space for a cooker with a cooker hood over, Ray burn with second cooker hood above and tiled floor. A door to the walk-in pantry, which has a window and fitted cupboards with work surfaces over. To one end, the breakfast room has a window to the side and French doors opening out onto the drive. There is a rear lobby with a glazed door to the rear porch and a utility room with a window to the side, sink with cupboards under, a further range of cupboards, plumbing and space for a washing machine and tiled floor. A study has an opaque window, a range of fitted shelving and a door to the rear.

 

On the first floor, there is a feature window to one side and a further turning staircase to the second floor. There are four bedrooms all enjoying wonderful views and a bathroom with separate WC. On the second floor, there is a Velux window to the rear, two built in wardrobes and bedroom five has a window with superb views. There is a separate shower room.

Outside

The house is approached via an automatic five bar gate which provides access to the house and barns. There is a brick paved driveway, which provides parking and turning for a number of vehicles. The pillared entrance provides access to a paved path leading to the front door. Directly in front of the property is an area of lawn with a paved patio and timber built gazebo. To the side of the house, is a further lawn, patio and area of parking. There are twin timber gates providing access to the outbuildings. There is a brick built two storey barn with lean to garage to one side, two attached stores to the rear and a steel framed corrugated iron agricultural building, three bay garage block with attached workshop, two barns, a yard area and gated access leading to the paddocks, which contains an area housing three green houses, a polytunnel with three raised beds. The paddocks are laid to pasture.

Directions

From the M5 (Junction 26) head towards Taunton passing the petrol station on your left. Take the turning to West Buckland and proceed past Blackdown Nurseries and through the left hand bend. Turn right at Willow Brook Nursery and just before the Blackbird Inn. Proceed along the track and after 200 yards at the white cottage, bear left and the entrance to the house is immediately on your right.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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