Ilton Court is a stunning detached, thatched period house with origins dating back we believe to 1550's and we understand the present house dates from the 17th Century. The property is of architectural and historical interest and is accordingly Grade II Listed and offers a wealth of traditional features, including exposed beams, fine panelling, inglenook fireplace and timber and stone mullion windows. These features combine well with contemporary fixtures and fittings and the property has oil fired heating.
The gardens have been attractively laid out, with areas of lawn interspersed with numerous established trees, shrubs and rose garden and there is a lovely detached thatched summerhouse, with built in barbecue. The property is approached through an
Entrance porch with an entrance door to a
Reception Hall with timber panelling, exposed beams, window, cloaks cupboard and door to
Inner Lobby with stairs to the first floor and door to
Sitting Room which is a lovely triple aspect room with stone mullion windows, two of which provide window seats, feature stone fireplace
Dining Room which is a super entertaining room with feature fireplace, windows to the front and rear providing window seats, exposed beams, wood floor
Rear Hall with door to garden, stairs to first floor, window and exposed beams
Cloakroom with w.c. and pedestal wash hand basin and window
Family Room which is centred around a feature inglenook fireplace with bread oven, built in ornament/display cabinet, door to garden, window, exposed beams
Kitchen/Breakfast Room with a comprehensive range of fitted units with granite work surfaces with cupboards and drawers under, four oven Aga, fitted dishwasher, built in microwave, built in fridge freezer, pantry with dual aspect windows, exposed beams
Utility with space and plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for tumble dryer, oil fired boiler, shelving
Side Hall with stable door to garden, tiled floor
Landing, there are two independent staircases rising to the first floor with the main landing enjoying exposed beams giving access to a lovely individual
Bedroom with curved wall with three windows, exposed floorboards
Bedroom currently used as a study with window
Bedroom with exposed floorboards with storage cupboard
Bathroom with corner bath, shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c. and two windows
The second Landing gives access to the
Master Bedroom which is a stunning room with a vaulted ceiling, triple aspect windows, stone fireplace, exposed beams
Bedroom with dual aspect windows, stone fireplace and wash basin
Bathroom with roll top claw foot bath, shower cubicle, wash basin with marble top, low level w.c., dual aspect windows, exposed floorboards, walk in dressing room
Gardens and Grounds
The property is approached through a thatched lychgate entrance with electric gates onto a gravelled driveway providing ample parking and turning area giving access to a detached double garage with adjacent carport. The gardens have been beautifully landscaped with a wide variety of mature shrubs and trees, expanses of lawn, substantial terrace for outside dining and entertaining, rose garden and pond. There is a sunken garden with circular pergola adorned with wisteria, roses and jasmine. Other features include a butterfly garden with buddleias and a small copse lies to the south west and a number of mature trees provide a home for a treehouse. A further feature of the garden is a pretty thatched summerhouse with open fire, cupboards and fridge.
N.B. Please note that there is a public footpath with a right of way through the garden.
Ilton Court is situated in the village of Ilton which offers a cricket pitch, public house, village hall and livery yard. The village is well placed for access to the small town of Ilminster which offers a good range of day to day facilities and 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.
Leave Taunton in a southerly direction on the A358 heading towards Ilminster. Continue past the villages of Hatch Beauchamp and Beer Crowcombe and turn left signposted Ilton and Barrington Court. Continue along this road and take the turning left into the village. Proceed into the village and the property will be found on the left hand side just before the playing fields.