This stunning detached period farmhouse offers a delightful blend of period and contemporary features, creating a light and airy spacious family home of immense charm and character. This handsome home has been beautifully appointed throughout, with a wonderful open plan kitchen/dining/living space with Aga and wood burning stove. Situated in the heart of the Blackdown Hills, Hidonfields benefits from glorious views over the surrounding countryside. An undoubted feature of the property are the superb equestrian facilities, with four stables, tack room, hay room and wash room and this is complemented by paddocks and an all-weather ménage. The property is offered in immaculate condition throughout with double glazed windows with fitted shutters, and with oil fired central heating.
In summary the accommodation comprises:
Entrance door through to entrance hall with stairs to the first floor and door to
Kitchen/dining room/family room, which is very much the heart of the house and again a light and airy room. The kitchen area has been wonderfully designed by the current owners and fitted by a highly regarded local company and provides fitted base and wall mounted units with work surfaces and cupboards over, four oven Aga with brick surround, bread oven, built in fridge freezer and dishwasher, island unit with work surface and drawers below, built in NEFF Cooker and NEFF Microwave, windows to the front and rear elevation with window seat with glorious views over the gardens and surrounding countryside.
This continues through to the dining room/family room with exposed beam, French doors opening out on to a wonderful sitting/dining out area, window also to the front elevation, pantry, and wood burning stove and stairs to first floor.
Utility room with fitted cupboards, base and wall mounted units with work surfaces, cupboard with plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer
Family room/snug with exposed beams, windows to the front elevation with fitted shutters door to
Sitting room a light and airy room with wood burning stove with timber over mantle and stone heath, exposed beams, French doors with fitted shutters to the front and back elevations opening onto to lovely sitting/dining out area, recessed wall with fitted cupboards and shelving
Cloak room with white suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled w.c
Boot room with four Velux windows, wall mounted cupboards and work surface, door to the rear garden and patio area, cupboard again with plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer
Landing with windows to the rear elevation, linen cupboard with fitted shelving and further cupboard
Master bedroom, a large, light and airy double room with vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, three Velux windows, window to the rear elevation overlooking the garden,
En suite bathroom/shower room with modern white suite comprising Jacuzzi style bath with shower attachment, tiled shower enclosure, exposed beams, window, his and hers table top sinks, close coupled w.c
Bedroom 2/Guest room a double room with window to the front elevation with stunning views
En suite wet room with shower, wash hand basin, close coupled w.c and heated towel rail
Family bathroom with suite comprising corner bath with mixer tap and shower over, heated towel rail, close coupled w.c, wash basin, window the front elevation again with stunning views
Bedroom 3 a double room with fantastic views, storage cupboard with fitted shelving
Bedroom 4 another double room with window to the front elevation with views, cupboard with fitted shelving
Bedroom 5 another light and airy double room with velux window, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, large cupboard with fitted shelves and hanging rail. The bedroom also has the benefit of a mezzanine floor providing further space above
Gardens and Grounds
Hidonfields is approached from a country lane onto a gravelled driveway leading to a generous parking area providing ample turning and parking. Much like the property the gardens and grounds have been equally well kept and afford the house a wonderful situation. To the front of the property is a walled garden laid to lawn with an attractive patio area. To the rear can be found a further area of lawn with and a delightful terrace providing a sitting/dinning out area.
Continuing from the gravelled driveway to the rear of the property is a substantial outbuilding/ triple garage with three entrances, power and lighting.
Without a doubt a feature of the property are the superb equestrian facilities that have been built by the current owners. This includes yard with four stables, tack room, hay room and wash room and this is complemented by subdivided paddocks and an all-weather ménage.
Hidonfields is situated in the heart of the Blackdown Hills, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with miles of footpaths and bridleways. The property is placed centrally to the village within walking distance of the church and pub. There are further facilities and amenities in the nearby villages of Hemyock and Churchinford, whilst the town of Wellington offers an M5 Motorway interchange and Waitrose supermarket. 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.
From Taunton proceed in a south westerly direction on the A38 towards Wellington. On reaching the roundabout on the outskirts of the town, continue on the A38 and proceed straight across at the next roundabout to Clayhidon. Take the turning left signposted Hemyock and Ford Street and proceed up the hill and at the crossroads at the top turn left and then proceed to take the first turning on your right. Continue on this road into the village of Clayhidon and the property will be found on your right hand side just before reaching the pub.