Stewley Farm house has a particularly handsome façade, with brick elevations on a blue lias stone plinth. The front elevation is enhanced by leaded mullioned windows, all set beneath a tiled roof. The house provides accommodation of immense character with many original period features remaining including a wealth of exposed timbers, inglenook fireplaces and flagstone floors and accordingly is Grade II listed. It is presented in good order throughout with a well-appointed kitchen/breakfast room and bathrooms and has oil fired central heating and a number of the windows on the rear elevation are double glazed.
In the summary the accommodation provides:
Entrance porch opening in to the Cross Passage Entrance Hall with flagstone floor. Door to Rear hallway with door to back garden. Built in cloaks cupboard.
Cloakroom with white suite of close coupled w.c and pedestal wash hand basin.
Sitting room a room of immense character with large inglenook fireplace with inset wood burning stove, exposed ceiling beam and timber flooring. Window on the front elevation with window seat.
Dining room another room of character with inglenook fireplace (closed), flagstone floor, exposed ceiling beams, window on the front elevation with window seat, built in shelved cupboard.
Study with exposed timber floor, exposed ceiling beams, window on the front elevation with window seat.
Kitchen/breakfast room beautifully fitted by Benton Kitchens of Highbridge, with base and wall mounted units, granite work surfaces with inset twin China sink, built in Rangemaster range cooker with induction hob and with two electric ovens and grill and cooker hood over, built in dishwasher and freezer, plumbed in Rangemaster Fridge-freezer.
Utility Room also fitted by Benton Kitchens of Highbridge, with cream coloured base units, plumbing for automatic washing machine, Belfast sink and cupboard housing the Camray oil fired boiler serving the domestic hot water and central heating system.
Bedroom 1 with exposed ceiling timbers. En suite shower room with white suite comprising shower enclosure, vanity basin with cupboards below and close coupled w.c.
Bedroom 2 another good sized double room with exposed ceiling timbers and display ledge, vanity basin with cupboards below.
Bedroom 3 another room of character with chimneybreast rising from the dining room below, with display ledge, exposed ceiling beams.
Bedroom 4 window on front elevation
Bath/Shower room with 'three quarter' bath with mixer tap and shower attachment and further shower over, low level w.c, vanity basin with cupboards below, chrome heated towel rail.
Gardens and Grounds
The property is approached from the lane through a five bar gate opening on to a gravelled drive with parking and turning area and giving access to the detached Double Garage. A pedestrian gate opens on to a flagstone path with adjacent lavender beds giving access to the front door. The gardens surround the house and afford the property a wonderful setting and are laid predominately to lawn with flower and shrub borders and numerous trees. Situated to the side of the property is a productive kitchen garden area with raised beds and aluminium framed green house. To the rear of the property is a further area of lawn and shrub beds and stone built garden shed. In all the gardens extend to approximately half an acre.
Stewley Farm House occupies a pleasant semi-rural location, standing adjacent to open farmland, in the hamlet of Stewley. It is approached off a country lane, which leads to the neighbouring village of Beercrocombe. It is highly accessible to the A358, which in turn provides convenient access to the A303 and Ilminster, to the south, or Taunton and the M5 to the north. Both the M5 and A303 provide fast routes to London and further into the West Country. Stewley is close to a number of well known and high regarded villages, including Hatch Beauchamp, Curry Mallet, Broadway and Ashill. Collectively, they provide useful amenities including primary school, shops, Post Office, Churches and Inns. The market town of Ilminster is about 5 ½ miles to the south and here there are further amenities.
Taunton, the County Town, provides a comprehensive range of recreational, scholastic and shopping facilities as well as a main line railway station and M5 Motorway interchange.