A beautiful Grade II Listed period house located near the centre of this most sought after village.
Monks Corner is a most attractive period house built of
stone and some brick elevations under a tiled roof. The
property is believed to date from the 18th Century, possibly
with earlier fragments, and has multi-paned windows and a
number of other features associated with a building of its
The property benefits from mains gas central heating,
secondary double glazing and has individual and flexible
accommodation laid out over two floors as well as a
On the ground floor, a regency front door with open stone
porch with pillars leads into the entrance hall which has built
in cupboards. The sitting room is a fine double aspect room
with a bay window to the front elevation and a window to
the rear with seat. There is a Hamstone fireplace flanked by
recesses with cupboards. To the rear of the entrance hall is a beautiful sun room area with double doors leading into the
garden, as well as doors leading into the dining room and
study. The dining room has casement doors to the rear
garden as well as a built in cupboard, and the study has a
number of built in cupboards with lighting. The kitchen is
fitted with a range of wall and base units with built in
electric oven and gas hob, to the rear of the kitchen is a
utility area with door to outside. Adjacent to the kitchen is a
delightful breakfast room with wooden floor, period
decorative ceiling and brick fireplace with inset gas wood
burner effect stove. There is also a comprehensive range of
bookshelves. Also on the ground floor is a cloakroom with
cupboards and stairs down to the cellar.
On the first floor is a landing with a Georgian staircase leding to the loft, four bedrooms and a
family bathroom. The master bedroom has a range of built
in cupboards as well as en-suite shower room. Bedroom two
has a basin, bedroom three; built in cupboards and bedroom four built in cupboards and a basin.
The property occupies a prominent corner plot with a
delightful walled garden. To the front is a most attractive
area of garden to be enjoyed from the sun room, but the
majority is to the rear. Double gates lead from the street into a hard standing for parking and turning, and access into the outbuilding which is a hamstone built former stables, hayloft and cart store which is now a garage. This is connected to the house by a tiled covered area. The balance of the gardens are laid to lawn with herbaceous beds and borders, mature shrubs hedges and trees, greenhouse and outbuilding.
South Petherton is a thriving and popular small town with a
village atmosphere, set in beautiful surrounding countryside
and conveniently situated one mile from the A303 (Exeter to London trunk road) and fifteen miles from Taunton and the M5 to the west. The town offers an excellent range of
amenities combining the traditional with contemporary.
There are a number of renowned schools nearby and the area has a wealth of recreational and sporting activities within easy reach.
From the A303 Hayes End Roundabout, continue north up Hayes End past the junior school. Turn left into Harveys Road and continue into St James Street into the centre
of the village. Turn left immediately after the church into West Street where the property will be found on the corner of West Street and Crown Lane.
Mains water, electricity, drainage, gas fired central heating with radiators
South Somerset Council
Council Tax Band F