Church Cottage is an enchanting detached period cottage, which has been converted from a pair of cottages, to create a versatile, well proportioned family home. The flexible layout of the accommodation would potentially suit two households or extended family and is offered in excellent decorative order throughout, with character features and modern amenities. The current owners have skilfully combined the kitchen and dining room, to create a lovely open plan living space, which is well suited to a modern family lifestyle and enjoys views across the rear garden and beyond. An additional feature of the ground floor accommodation is the family room and wet room, which could accommodate an elderly or dependent relative and the property has the benefit of five bedrooms on the first floor and two bathrooms. There is LPG heating.
Church Cottage is situated in delightful cottage gardens with views to the church at the front and open views over an orchard to the rear and enjoys a high degree of privacy.
The property is approached through an entrance door to an entrance porch with door to
Reception Lobby with stairs to first floor and door to
Sitting Room with fireplace incorporating woodburning stove, window to the front providing window seat with views to the church, understairs cupboard, door to Study and double doors to
Living Room with feature fireplace, window with window seat with views to the church, door to Side Lobby with stairs to first floor and door to
Kitchen/Dining Room. This is a lovely open plan family living space with a range of fitted floor and wall units with work surfaces, space for range cooker with extractor hood over (range cooker available under separate negotiation), fitted dishwasher, sink with drinking water tap, wall mounted boiler, door to garden and three windows overlooking the rear garden with the orchard beyond
Study with two windows to the rear elevation and door to
Conservatory, which enjoys a lovely outlook over the garden, double glazed windows and French doors opening into the gardens
Utility with fitted units, sink unit, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for tumble dryer, tiled floor, door to garden and door to
Wet Room with shower area, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c., window
Family Room. This is a useful flexible room for a growing family or a dependent relative and offers a generous size, adaptable living space with triple aspect windows.
There are two independent staircases to the First Floor, with a staircase leading from the Reception Lobby giving access to the
Landing with window and door to
Bedroom with views to the church and fitted wardrobe
Bedroom with views across the orchard and beyond
Bathroom with suite comprising low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath, window with views, airing cupboard
Second Landing which is accessed from the Side Lobby from the Living Room, has a window and airing cupboard and gives access to
Bedroom with window with views to the church, fitted open wardrobe area
Bedroom with window with open views across the orchard and beyond
Bedroom with window to the rear aspect with views
Bathroom with suite comprising low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath with shower over, window
The property is approached from a 'no through lane' with double gates leading onto a gravelled driveway providing off road parking for vehicles. The front garden enjoys views to the church and is laid to lawn with well stocked borders incorporating flowers, shrubs and trees. On the side of the property is a workshop (17'8 x 10'8 narrowing to 9'6) with power and two windows.
The rear garden enjoys a lovely outlook and orientation and a high degree of privacy, is laid to lawn with well stocked borders incorporating flowers, shrubs and mature trees. The garden enjoys lovely views with an orchard in the foreground and provides a delightful outside sitting area.
Church Cottage enjoys an enchanting location in a 'no through lane', on the outskirts of the favoured village of Stocklinch. The property enjoys a delightful outlook towards the 13th Century village church at the front, with an orchard and open countryside to the rear. Although enjoying a rural location, the property is conveniently situated with good access to Ilminster and Barrington, providing amenities to include primary school, pub, church, village hall, garage and playing field. The market town of Ilminster offers an excellent range of day to day facilities and amenities, including excellent links to the A303. 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 on the A358 towards Ilminster. Continue past the village of Hatch Beauchamp and take the left turning signposted Ilton and Ilton Business Park. Continue on this road until reaching a T junction and turn left. Proceed on this road and turn right on the corner of a left hand bend, signposted Stocklinch. Continue through the village of Stocklinch into Owl Street and turn left into Owl Street Lane, which is a 'no through road' and Church Cottage is the second property on the right hand side.