South Gundenham, we understand, has parts possibly dating from the 1500's and has been within the current family ownership since 1928. The property offers substantial versatile accommodation, with many traditional period features and has the benefit of an attached cottage. The main accommodation centres around the traditional farmhouse kitchen/breakfast room with Rayburn and there is a lovely drawing room with fireplace and formal dining room which is well suited to entertaining. On the first floor of the main accommodation there are seven bedrooms with the principal bedrooms enjoying views to the Wellington Monument. The property is principally double glazed and has the benefit of a combination of oil fired and night storage heating.
The property is situated in delightful gardens and grounds, extending to just under seven acres, enjoying a southerly orientation with views across to the Blackdown Hills.
The property is approached from an
Entrance Porch with entrance door to
Reception Hall with ornate tiled floor, part tiled walls and doors to
Dining Room with feature stone fireplace incorporating woodburning stove, exposed wood floor, window to the front elevation with shutters, ornate alcoves
Drawing Room with feature stone fireplace incorporating woodburning stove, adjacent cupboard, French windows with views to the Blackdown Hills, door to
Inner Hall with tiled floor, door to cellar and door to Rear Hall
Kitchen/Breakfast Room with a range of units providing work surfaces with cupboards and drawers under, former fireplace incorporating oil fired Rayburn, single drainer sink and a half, space and plumbing for dishwasher, space for electric cooker, window to the front providing window seat, window to the rear elevation, tiled floor, built in cupboard and door to
Utility with fitted units, single drainer sink and a half, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine, tiled floor, built in storage cupboard and door to store
Rear Hall with door to courtyard, tiled floor
Pantry with tiled floor, window
Further utility with a range of units providing work surfaces with cupboards and drawers under, wall mounted cupboards, single drainer stainless steel sink unit, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for cooker, window and door to
Side Hall which is connected to the Main Reception Hall, with stained glass window, half tiled walls, ornate tiled floor, stairs to the first floor with understairs cupboard
Snug with woodburning stove, French doors to greenhouse
First Floor Main Accommodation
Landing with door to stairs to attic, window to rear
Bedroom 1 with window with distant views, built in cupboard
Bedroom 2 with sash window with distant views to the Wellington Monument, feature fireplace
Bedroom 3 with sash window with distant views to the Wellington Monument
Bedroom 4 with window to rear
Bedroom 5 with window to rear
Bathroom with suite comprising panelled bath, low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, window
Shower Room with corner shower cubicle, low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, airing cupboard, half tiled walls
Bathroom with panelled bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c., airing cupboard, window
Bedroom 1 with sash window with views to Wellington Monument, built in storage cupboard
Bedroom 2 with window to side
Approached through an entrance door to
Reception Hall with stairs to first floor, walk in cupboard and Rear Hall
Sitting Room with window to side, ornate fireplace incorporating woodburning stove
Kitchen/Dining Room with fitted units, Aga, window, single drainer stainless steel sink unit
Bathroom with suite comprising panelled bath with shower over, low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, window
Landing with window
Bedroom 1 with window to side, storage cupboard
Bedroom 2 with window to side
GARDENS AND GROUNDS
The property is approached over a shared driveway giving access to a parking area with double gates leading through into a gravelled driveway to the front of the property. The gardens are delightfully landscaped, with expanses of lawn, mature trees, substantial pond and views towards Wellington Monument. There is a covered outside dining/seating area, kitchen garden and delightful greenhouse adjoining the property with three mature vines. To the front and side of the property there are paddocks with pole barn, whilst to the rear there is an enclosed courtyard with fig tree and workshop.
South Gundenham Farm is situated within the parish of Langford Budville which offers a parish church, public house and primary school and is within close proximity to the town of Wellington, which offers excellent local amenities, including a Waitrose supermarket, independent school and access to 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 the crossroads in the centre of Wellington proceed into North Street heading towards Milverton. Carry on through Tonedale and out of the town into the countryside. Continue on the lane, taking the right hand turn into Gundenham Dairy, into a private drive and continue along the drive and the property will be found at the end on the right hand side.