5 bed house to buy

£695,000 Guide Price

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About the property

This substantial and handsome detached house offers spacious, light and airy accommodation which has been designed to take further advantage of the wonderful setting with all the main reception rooms enjoying glorious southerly views over the garden and the surrounding countryside. Originally comprising a smaller cottage, the property was, we believe, substantially enlarged and remodelled in the 1960's and now provides spacious five bedroom accommodation. The property is double glazed and has oil fired central heating. The gardens and grounds are of a good size and afford the house a good deal of privacy and a wonderful setting and include a former tennis court and two detached double garages with ample off road parking.

In summary, the accommodation provides:

Front Entrance Door opening into the enclosed

Entrance Porch with tiled floor with further glazed door opening into the

Reception Hall with balustraded staircase to first floor with understairs storage cupboard, exposed wood strip flooring, cloaks/boiler cupboard housing the Worcester Greenstar Camray oil fired boiler serving the domestic hot water and central heating systems

Cloakroom with white suite comprising low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin

Drawing Room a wonderful light and beautifully proportioned double aspect reception room with French doors opening onto the south facing terrace, open Minster Stone fireplace, bay window on the south elevation affording stunning views over the adjacent farmland and towards Windwhistle Hill

Dining Room formerly part of the original cottage with inglenook fireplace with inset glass fronted woodburning stove, French doors opening to the south facing terrace

Study with window on the front elevation

Kitchen/Breakfast Room comprehensively fitted with a range of base and wall mounted units with fitted work surfaces with inset sink unit, built in Prime electric double oven with inset four ring Zanussi hob with cooker hood over, plumbing for automatic washing machine, bow window again with extensive views over the garden and surrounding countryside

Utility Room with double drainer single bowl sink unit with cupboards and drawers under, further fitted work surface with cupboard below and further built in shelved cupboard, door to

Rear Entrance Lobby with stable door to driveway and shelved larder

First Floor

Landing with hatch to loft space with pull down ladder, airing cupboard with factory insulated hot water cylinder with immersion heater and shelving

Master Bedroom a wonderful light and airy triple aspect room with more expansive views of the surrounding countryside

Adjacent Bathroom with suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled w.c. and bidet

Guest Bedroom 2 another double aspect room with a range of built in wardrobes and dressing area recess with further wardrobes and door to

En suite bathroom with white suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, vanity basin with drawers below, close coupled w.c. and bidet, fully tiled, further hatch to loft space

Bedroom 3 with window on the rear elevation, built in wardrobes

Bedroom 4 with attractive dual aspect and further built in wardrobes

Bedroom 5/Study with pedestal wash hand basin, built in wardrobes and window on the rear elevation

Shower Room with suite comprising shower enclosure, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c. and bidet, fully tiled


The property has two driveways with the drive to the east of the property providing parking and giving access to a detached prefabricated double garage with twin up and over doors. A driveway on the west side of the property gives access to a further parking area and a substantial detached double garage with up and over door and side pedestrian door, electric light and power connected. Adjacent to the garage can be found a range of useful outbuildings, including a log store, greenhouse and garden shed.

The gardens are very much a feature of the property and afford the house a wonderful setting and being surrounded by open farmland, they enjoy a high level of privacy. They enjoy a wonderful southerly orientation and beautiful views over the surrounding countryside. The gardens are laid predominantly to lawn interspersed with flower and shrub borders and include a number of specimen trees, including fruit trees with a small orchard at the end of the garden. There is an ornamental pond and former tennis court now requiring refurbishment


Sanford House occupies a glorious elevated position with no immediate neighbours, standing adjacent to Duchy farm land and with far reaching southerly views. Whilst having a Wrantage address, the property is situated approximately midway between this village and Curry Mallet. Wrantage has a pub, whilst Curry Mallet provides amenities to include a village shop, primary school and pub. Despite enjoying a glorious rural location, the property is by no means remotely situated as the large country town of Langport is about six miles away with supermarket and an interesting collection of independent shops, whilst Taunton, the county town, and the M5 Motorway are about five miles away.


Leave Taunton in a south easterly direction on the A358 heading towards Ilminster. At the Thornfalcon traffic lights turn left onto the A378 towards Langport. Continue into the hamlet of Wrantage passing the Far Canal pub and St Giles Animal Centre on the left hand side and take the next right hand turning into Rock Hill towards Curry Mallet. On cresting the hill at the staggered crossroad, turn left and continue for approximately 0.5 mile where Sanford House will be found on the right hand side.

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 3 Receptions
  • Outbuildings
  • House
  • Garage
  • Private Parking
  • Off Road Parking
  • Period
  • Freehold
  • Taunton, Somerset, TA3
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Humberts Taunton Hammet Street
Taunton, Somerset, TA3 Floorplan


  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 3 Receptions
  • Outbuildings
  • House
  • Garage
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Humberts Taunton Hammet Street


Taunton, Hammet Street

01823 218387