Wilton Lodge is located on Trull Road which is in the popular Wilton and Sherford district of Taunton. The town centre is ½ a mile away within level walking distance.
Taunton has a full range of shops, a theatre, cinema, supermarkets, doctors surgeries, dentists, primary and secondary schools as well as Richard Huish 6th Form College along with a range of public houses and restaurants.
The property is on the edge of the town centre in a desirable residential location with the property being in the catchment area for Castle Secondary School which has an excellent reputation within the area.
Close by are the law courts and Somerset County Council as well as Debenhams headquarter building.
Wilton Lodge is a Grade II Listed regency property within walled gardens to front and side. The property is mid terrace and is accessed from Trull Road with a pedestrian access leading onto Wilton Grove.
The property is currently occupied by the WI Somerset as their headquarters building. A change of use application from office (B1) to residential dwelling (C3) was granted in June 2019 to convert the property into a 4 bedroom house with master en-suite. Planning ref: 38/19/0066.
(All measurements approximate)
Entrance hall 2.98m x 2.43m (98 x 711) stairs to first floor accommodation with polished balustrade and painted wooden spindles. Door leading to lower ground floor. Wooden electric cupboard.
Inner landing with large storage cupboard with stairs leading to lower ground floor.
Cloakroom accessed from entrance hall. White suite of low level WC and wall mounted wash hand basin. Window to front.
Lower ground floor:-
Hall with sash window to front. Ceramic tiled floor. Under stairs cupboard. Store with flagstone floor. Doors to rooms.
Office 4/Bedroom 2 4.81m x 3.58m (158 x 118) with glazed window into side hall. Cast iron fireplace with marble surround. High level glazed window and bi-fold doors into:-
Office 5/Bedroom 1 4.84m x 4.82m (1510 x 1510) with bay window to side. High ceiling with decorative plaster work and cove ceiling. Picture rail. Wooden door into side hall.
Side hall 11.71m x 5.50m (385 x 411) ceramic tiled floor. Glazed windows to front. Skylights. Heavy wooden door leading to side gardens. Door to:-
Cloakroom white suite of low level WC an wash hand basin in roll top work surfaces. Frosted window to side. Ceramic tiles to floor and walls.
Kitchen/Bedroom 3 5.70m x 5.46m (187 x 1710) with sash windows to front. Range of wall and base cupboards. Set up as a demonstration kitchen with two electric ovens with gas and electric hob plus additional electric hob.
Roll top work surfaces with inset stainless steel sink unit plus inset stainless steel wash hand basin. High cove ceiling. Marble fireplace with cast iron fireplace. High level windows to rear.
Landing with coved ceiling and decorative plaster ceiling rows. Access to roof void. Doors to rooms. Steps leading up to a kitchenette area with a range of cupboards and stainless steel sink unit.
Office 1/Sitting room 7.27m x 5.55m (2310 x 182) with French glazed doors to front overlooking the gardens with bowed Juliet balconies. Decorative coved ceiling. Open cast iron fireplace with wooden painted surround and mantel with slate hearth.
Office 2/Kitchen 4.80m x 7.27m (158 x 140) with glazed French doors to front with bowed Juliet balconies overlooking the gardens. Access to roof void. Coved ceilings. Marble open fireplace. Former doorway to landing.
Office 3/Bedroom 4 5.50m x 4.04m (180 x x132) with glazed French doors overlooking the side gardens with bowed Juliet balcony. Coved ceiling. Range of built in cupboards. Cast iron fireplace with wooden painted surround.
Front gardens laid mainly to lawn with a circular asphalt and gravel driveway with parking for 10/12 vehicles.
The gardens have mature shrubs along with a mature Douglas Fir and a Wellingtonia which have tree preservation orders. The side gardens are laid to asphalt for additional parking for 2 further vehicles with box and yew hedges giving access to the lower ground floor via the side hall.
The side gardens have a gated access leading out onto Wilton Grove and the property is enclosed by brick walling.
The property is for sale at a guide price of offers in excess of £450,000 for the freehold interest.