Willow Barn was originally converted, we understand, approximately 30 years ago and the current owner has been in residence for approximately twenty five years. The property has been skilfully and sympathetically upgraded and improved to create a beautifully presented, versatile family home with a wealth of traditional and character features. The property enjoys a substantial kitchen/breakfast room with Aga and the sitting room has the benefit of a woodburning stove. On the first floor there are three bedrooms, with en suite facilities to the master bedroom and a family bathroom.
In addition to the main accommodation, there is an annexe/holiday cottage providing accommodation comprising living room, kitchen and shower room, with a mezzanine bedroom.
Willow Barn is situated in a delightful plot enjoying a high degree of privacy and there is the option to purchase a paddock extending to approximately 1.3 acres at an additional cost of £25,000.
The accommodation comprises:
Entrance door to
Reception Hall which is a double height room with staircase onto a galleried landing around three sides, with stained glass panel, slate tiled floor
Sitting Room with fireplace incorporating woodburning stove, tiled floor, dual aspect windows, exposed beams and giving access through to
Rear Hall with tiled floor, window overlooking the garden and door to
Utility Room with gas fired boiler serving the hot water and heating, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine, window
Kitchen/Breakfast Room with oil fired Aga set into a deep inglenook style fireplace with beam over, a range of units providing work surfaces, butler's sink, space and plumbing for dishwasher, space for fridge, two windows with outlook over the garden, quarry tiled floor, beamed ceiling
Galleried Landing with exposed roof trusses, natural stone wall
Bedroom 1 with two windows and Velux rooflight, exposed beams
En Suite with fully tiled shower cubicle, wash basin, w.c., window, tiled floor
Bedroom 2 with triple aspect windows overlooking the garden, a range of built in wardrobes
Bedroom 3 with window overlooking the garden, stained glass panels, built in wardrobes, cupboards and chest of drawers with display shelves
Bathroom with suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, w.c., beamed ceiling, airing cupboard, part tiled walls
Willow Barn Studio
A detached annexe/holiday cottage with an
Open Plan Living Area with windows to the front elevation, tiled floor, stairs to mezzanine bedroom
Kitchen with a fitted kitchen units, stainless steel sink unit, space for fridge, gas hob with oven under, tiled floor
Shower Room with shower cubicle, w.c., wash basin, tiled floor, window
Mezzanine Bedroom approached via a steep staircase from the Living Area, space for double size Futon/bed
The property is approached through a five bar gate leading onto a gravelled driveway, flanked on either side by extensive lawns and leading round to a parking/turning area. The front garden is beautifully landscaped with lawned areas, shrubs and trees and there is an area of trellis screening the vegetable garden with paved patio, aluminium greenhouse and LPG gas tank. There is a detached outbuilding providing stabling, which is divided into two, with stable doors, electric, power and light and with adjoining tack room/workshop. Behind the stables there is a paddock extending to approximately 1.3 acres, with separate frontage onto the drove road and is available at a cost of £25,000.
Willow Barn is situated in the hamlet of Shurton where there is a pub and the popular conservation village of Stogursey is easily accessible and offers a parish church, shops, post office, butcher, garage, inns and primary school together with a moated castle. Shurton is situated in the Quantock Foothills, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the North Somerset coastline is close by. The town of Bridgwater offers a good range of shops and facilities, with access to Junctions 23 and 24 of the M5 Motorway. 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 the northerly direction through the village of Kingston St Mary and over the Quantock Hills and upon reaching the village of Nether Stowey cross the A39 to Stogursey. On reaching the T junction on the western outskirts of Stogursey, turn left signposted to Shurton and Burton. Proceed along this lane and continue into Shurton and before the humpback bridge take a turning right into a shared gravelled drive with the Amani House sign at the entrance and continue down to the end of the gravelled drive and bear left and proceed through the five bar gate where the property will be found.