Built for the current owners, this 3 bedroom holiday lodge has been designed and built to be as energy efficient as possible. It is constructed from slow grown pine and spruce and sourced from certified sustainable and well-managed forests in Finland. The contemporary design provides light and airy accommodation with large areas of glazing and a most impressive vaulted living room with bi-fold doors opening to the south facing terrace. It is beautifully appointed throughout with a fully fitted kitchen and 3 double bedrooms, each one having its own en suite or an adjacent shower room. The property has excellent Green credentials with heating (under floor to the downstairs) being provided by a ground source heat pump and there is a large capacity rainwater harvesting tank with a pumped supply to the house. Buntings is double glazed with some windows being triple glazed with high levels of insulation, low energy lighting, solar water heating and solar photovoltaics. There is a small income generated from the solar panels which feed into the mains supply and benefit from a Feed In Tariff (FIT).
In summary the accommodation comprises;
Entrance hall with door opening through to the
Living room, a particularly light and airy room being open plan and part vaulted with two sets of bifold doors and further window opening on to the south facing decking. Wood pellet stove.
Kitchen, comprehensively fitted with a range of white fronted and base and wall mounted units with built in Zanussi electric oven, four ring Zanussi hob with cooker hood over, built in fridge and freezer
Plant/Utility room with sink and cupboards below, space and plumbing for washing machine, Diplomat Optimun hot water store
Bedroom 1 with window on the rear elevation. En suite shower room with corner shower unit, vanity basin with cupboards below, close coupled w.c with built in cupboards above
Large galleried landing providing a useful further sitting/study area and overlooking the living room below. Double glazed French doors open out onto the south facing balcony providing an attractive sitting/ dining out area.
On this floor there are two further double bedrooms, both with built in wardrobes with fitted shelving and hanging rail, and access to under eaves storage. Each bedroom has an adjacent shower room with walk in shower enclosure, close coupled w.c, vanity basin with drawers below.
NB: Please note that the property is subject to an occupancy restriction which stipulates that the property cannot be used as a sole or main home. The current owners have used the property solely as a second home, but the property could be used for holiday letting purposes providing income generation. The maintenance of the communal grounds is about £130 per month and this includes access to the lake for quiet recreation and fishing. Full details are available from Humberts.
To the front of the property can be found an area of decking providing an attractive sitting/dining out area with further flower and shrub borders. A path way runs around the property affording access for maintenance. A gravelled driveway provides parking for 3 to 4 cars. Outside lighting and tap.
Mill Meadow is an attractive development of similar properties, set around a lake and situated on the fringe of Kingston St. Mary. This is an extremely sought after village providing a thriving community with many local clubs and organisations and amenities to include pub, village hall, playing field, parish church and primary school. Taunton the county town is about 3 miles away. The location is ideal for holiday makers with the Quantock Hills providing excellent walking opportunities, whilst Exmoor and the Blackdown Hills are also nearby. The West Somerset Railway is close by at Bishops Lydeard with Steam trains travelling to Dunster and Minehead.
From Taunton proceed in a northerly direction towards Kingston St. Mary. On the outskirts of the village at Mill Cross turn left into Parsonage lane, continue for about 100 yards proceeding down the hill and the entrance to Mill Meadow will be found on your right-hand side. Proceed into the development, bearing left and continue for a further 100 yards where the property will be found on your right-hand side.