West Newton, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA7


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  • Bedrooms: 5
A spacious and well presented detached country house set within large gardens and grounds of about 1.3 acres that include useful outbuildings. No onward chain.

Rydon Cottage is reputed to date back some 300 years but clearly has been substantially remodelled and extended in more recent times. The house affords modernised and well presented five/six bedroom accommodation that has a great feel of light and spaciousness throughout. The quality of the decor and fittings throughout is excellent and this is a home that can be moved into immediately. The ground floor presents three reception rooms including a particularly good sized principal living room which benefits from sliding French windows to the adjoining gardens whilst a well fitted kitchen/breakfast room lies

to the rear flowing with direct access into the dining room. The first floor is currently arranged with five or six bedrooms (1 / 2 are currently being used as studies but there is flexibility). The main bedroom is again of good size that includes fitted wardrobes as well as a good sized en suite shower room adjoining. The property is of rendered elevations under tiled roofs and is set within private and good sized gardens and grounds largely dedicated to grass that extend to about 1.3 acres which include a good number of outbuildings including garaging well suited for those with storage needs or hobby interests.

No onward chain is involved with this sale.

Rydon Cottage occupies a somewhat elevated situation although set within a relatively level plot and enjoys excellent southerly views over the surrounding district which is largely dedicated to cereal farming. Although occupying a somewhat tucked away rural position, accessibility is very good with the A38 Taunton to Bridgwater Road within about ½ a mile and both of the afore mentioned towns within 6 and 5 miles

respectively. Taunton in particular affords a wide range of shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities including three noted independent schools, a sixth form college, major hospital and Somerset college of further education. Both junctions 24 and 25 of the M5 are readily accessible within 3 or 4 miles and a fast rail link to London Paddington is available at Taunton. The property enjoys an open outlook with great privacy but would not be regarded as remote. There are local village facilities within a couple of miles including primary schooling and local pubs.

Double iron gates lead to a gravelled driveway rising through the grounds past the garage and outbuildings, via a small avenue of well managed trees to a gravelled turning and parking area to the side of the house for several cars.

Grounds in the main are laid to lawn, providing wide sweeping areas for sports, recreation, or relaxing and entertaining space. To the immediate rear of the house is a patio area and a raised deck; a low boundary hedge to the east side and a slightly elevated positioning allows beautiful and far reaching views across the lane to the surrounding countryside, for many miles and giving a most pleasing background and environment.


These form a Double Garage, with twin up-and-over doors, power and light connected, Store Room with double wooden doors, adjoining Wood Store with single door. Garden Store suitable for workshop use or garden machinery with double doors provision to drive in and lastly adjoining this is a small former Stable potentially suitable for adaptation to house a pony, but also providing further garden storage. A Potting Shed adjoins the rear of the outbuildings and completes the outbuildings. To the rear of the garages is a Kitchen Garden with raised beds and a range of well-maintained fruit trees.

Entrance Door to..

Entrance Porch with lime stone flooring, door to..

Entrance Hall with stairs rising to the first floor

Sitting Room with feature fireplace, Oak flooring and under stairs storage cupboard

Dining Room a good sized room with lime stone flooring and doors both to the living room and the kitchen

Living Room an excellent principal reception room featuring triple aspect windows including two sets of sliding doors leading to the gardens, carved stone fireplace and hearth incorporating a wood burning stove, Oak flooring

Kitchen/Breakfast Room well fitted with an extensive range of painted units with hard wood working surfaces over incorporating a deep glazed Belfast sink, cupboard containing the LPG gas fired boiler serving the heating and hot water systems, tiled floor. Door to outside.

Utility Room with plumbing for automatic washing machine and sliding door leading to..

Cloakroom with low level WC and pedestal hand wash basin

First Floor


Bedroom One a good sized main bedroom with double aspect windows, fitted wardrobes and access to roof void. Door to..

En Suite Shower Room a good sized en suite with large walk in glazed and tiled shower cubicle, pedestal hand wash basin and low level WC, lime stone flooring and store cupboard

Bedroom Two

Bedroom Three with access to roof void

Bedroom Four

Study/Bedroom Five

Bedroom Six

Bathroom with white suite of panelled bath with shower fittings over and glazed screen, pedestal hand wash basin, low level WC, heated towel rail and tiled floor

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