This detached centuries old cottage exhibits many wonderful period features typical of its age, including exposed beams and two inglenook fireplaces. The property has been updated and improved in more recent years and has oil fired central heating and double glazing. It has a particularly impressive Kitchen/Family Room extending to over 28 and which is very much the heart of the house.
The property stands in good sized gardens which provide a wonderful setting for the house and they include an excellent range of outbuildings comprising garaging, workshop and general storage.
In summary the accommodation provides:
Entrance porch opening into the
Sitting room with inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove, window seat and stairs to first floor.
Dining room, another room of character with inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove and again window seat affording lovely views over the surrounding countryside.
Cloakroom with white suite comprising close coupled w.c and wash hand basin.
Kitchen/family room, very much the heart of the house and a wonderful space ideal for family living with the kitchen area being fitted with a range of oak fronted base and wall mounted units with space for range style cooker, plumbing for automatic washing machine, Worcester Danesmoor oil fired boiler serving the domestic hot water and central heating systems. The living area has a glass fronted wood burning stove.
Conservatory, again affording a wonderful outlook over the garden, also with wood burning stove.
Boot room with door to rear garden and door to attached garage.
Bedroom 1 with attractive double aspect and views over open countryside, vanity basin with cupboards below, shower enclosure
Bedroom 2 exposed timbers and built in shelved cupboard
Bedroom 3 with chimney breast rising from the dining room
below, exposed wall timbers
Bedroom 4 another double aspect room, again with attractive rural views
Bathroom with white suite comprising bath with shower screen and Mira shower unit over, pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled w.c.
The house sits well within the gardens, being set back from the roadway behind an area of lawn with a gated entrance giving access to the driveway providing parking and turning space. The front garden includes a number of trees including a walnut tree. The rear garden is also predominately lawned with pergola with climbing wisteria. The outbuildings include garaging, workshop and stables with a further prefabricated single garage. In all the grounds extend to 0.58 acres.
Lower Stillbrook Cottage occupies a stunning rural location with no immediate neighbours, surrounded by open farmland and with wonderful views over open countryside. Despite enjoying an attractive rural location the property is by no means remotely situated as the popular village of Fivehead is close by with amenities to include pub, village hall and church. The nearby village of Curry Mallet has a highly regarded Primary School, whilst the larger country town of Langport is about 5 miles away with amenities to include a variety of shops, including a Tesco supermarket. Taunton the County town of Somerset is also readily accessible.
From Taunton and junction 25 of the M5 Motorway, proceed in a southerly direction towards Ilminster on the A358. At the Thornfalcon traffic lights turn left onto the A378 towards Langport. On reaching Fivehead turn right into Butchers Hill and follow the road down through the village and through the S bend. Continue out of the village, passing the cemetery on your left hand side and at the T junction turn right. Proceed around the corner and the cottage will be found as the first house on the right hand side, after about a third of a mile.