Believed to date from the 1960's, this individual detached property has been designed to take full advantage of the wonderful setting with a number of the principal rooms being at first floor and enjoying views over the surrounding countryside and towards Wellington Monument. It provides flexible accommodation and the potential readily exists to create a self-contained annexe on the lower ground floor. The property is double glazed and has oil fired central heating. The gardens are an undoubted feature of the property and are beautifully stocked with an abundance of specimen shrubs and plants and as they adjoin open farmland they enjoy a high level of privacy.
The property is also offered with adjacent paddock and in all the grounds extend to about 1.5 acres. Within the paddock can be found a detached two storey barn with planning permission for conversion to create a studio for arts and crafts. Full details of the planning permission can be found on Taunton Deane's website, planning reference 17/13/0007.
In summary the accommodation comprises:
Reception Hall with staircase to Upper Floor
Sitting Room a light and airy double aspect room with large window running almost the width of the room with double glazed French door opening to the garden and affording wonderful views, Minster Stone fireplace, built in storage cupboard, five wall light points, fitted bookshelving
Dining Room again with a large picture window affording wonderful views over the garden and the surrounding countryside and towards the Blackdown Hills and Wellington Monument in the distance
Kitchen fitted with a range of base and wall mounted units with fitted work surfaces with inset one and a half bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit, plumbing for dishwasher, door to side porch with staircase descending to the driveway, airing cupboard housing the factory insulated hot water cylinder with immersion heater and shelving, staircase to
Hobbies Room with door to loft storage space
Bedroom 1 again with a large picture window affording beautiful views, built in wardrobes, door to
En Suite Shower Room again with a large window on the side elevation affording glorious views towards Fitzhead and the surrounding countryside, shower enclosure, vanity basin, close coupled w.c.
Bedroom 2 with window on the side elevation, built in double wardrobe
Bedroom 3 with window overlooking rear garden
Bathroom with white suite comprising panelled bath with shower unit over and folding shower screen, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c.
Lower Ground Floor
This floor provides the potential, subject to any necessary consents to provide a self-contained annexe.
Bedroom 4 with an attractive outlook over the garden
En Suite Shower Room with white suite comprising shower enclosure, vanity basin, low level w.c., door to garden
Study/Bedroom 5 with attractive outlook over the garden
Second Kitchen/Utility Room with fitted work surface with inset one and half bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit with cupboards below, Worcester Greenstar Camray 18/25 oil fired boiler serving domestic hot water and central heating system, door to side driveway
Rydon is approached from the lane over a driveway giving access to a parking and turning area and to an open fronted double carport. The gardens have been beautifully maintained and are stocked with numerous specimen shrubs and plants. The garden enjoys a wonderful southerly orientation with a large expanse of lawn bounded by flower and shrub borders with the lawn continuing to the west side of the property and here can be found an attractive gravelled sitting/dining out area. Situated on the west side of the property is a further paved terrace bordered by climbing roses. The garden also includes a large fruit cage and a further timber garden shed. At the beginning of the driveway can be found a further garage/store. Adjacent to the gardens can be found the paddock with its own separate vehicular access from the lane. Situated in the corner of the field can be found a detached two storey barn with planning permission for conversion to provide an arts and crafts studio.
Full details of the planning permission, plans and elevations can be found on Taunton Deane's website, planning reference 17/13/0007.
Rydon has been designed to take full advantage of the wonderful setting and enjoys beautiful views over the surrounding countryside. Being slightly elevated, there are commanding views over the surrounding rolling countryside and towards the village church. The property provides the ideal combination of an attractive rural setting, yet is within walking distance of the village of Fitzhead. Here can be found a popular inn, church, village hall and cricket pitch. Fitzhead is conveniently situated between the villages of Milverton and Halse. Milverton offers a thriving community with a number of local clubs and organisations and amenities to include pub, hairdresser, convenience store, post office, church, doctor's surgery and primary school.
Leave Taunton on the B3227 heading towards Milverton. Proceed through the hamlet of Preston Bowyer and continue through the 'S' bend and at the brow of the hill turn right signposted to Fitzhead. Follow the signs into the village of Fitzhead, passing the village pub on your right hand side. Continue out of the village heading towards Halse and after about ½ mile and on a sharp left hand bend, Rydon will be seen on the right hand side.