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- Off Road Parking
- Double Garage
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This beautfully presented centuries old semi-detached cottage offers spacious accommodation of immense charm and character, including 3 large reception rooms all with inglenook fireplaces and numerous exposed timbers and beams. The property is several hundred years old, believed originally to be two cottages which have been amalgamated and extended to provide a very comfortable four bedroom home. The current owners have completed numerous improvements to the property including installing 2 new bathrooms and gas central heating. The property has double glazing and is offered in excellent order throughout.
The gardens are very much a feature of the property, have been beautifully landscaped and are stocked with an abundance of specimen shrubs and trees designed to provide colour and interest throughout the year. A pedestrian gate from the lane opens onto a paved terrace providing an attractive sitting/dining The garden includes a number of useful outbuildings including a Garden Room enjoying an attractive westerly orientation with views towards the Blackdown Hills, adjacent open fronted Loggia providing a further attractive sitting/dining out area part covered and with lovely southerly views. Further Summerhouse enjoying a wonderful southerly aspect again with views towards the Blackdown Hills. Situated at the rear of the property can be found a further area of lawn and area of paving, lean-to fuel store. Situated beyond the cottage can be found an off road parking area for two cars and a detached Garage
Rose Cottage occupies an attractive south facing position on the fringe of this sought after village situated in a "no through lane" away from passing traffic. Kingston St Mary is a popular village which offers a thriving community with local amenities to include a highly regarded primary school, church, village inn, village hall, playing field and garage. It stands at the foot of the Quantock Hills which have been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and they provide miles of footpaths and bridleways. Taunton is about 3 ½ miles to the south and provides comprehensive facilities with, in addition to a good range of shops, excellent schools within both the state and independent sectors, a theatre, county cricket ground, racecourse and a main line rail link to London (Paddington). The M5 (J25) is accessed on the eastern side of town and close to this junction there is a large out of town shopping and leisure complex.
Leave Taunton in a northerly direction heading towards Kingston St Mary. On reaching the village, proceed into the village and turn right at the village green into Church Lane. Continue past the church on the left hand side and take the next turning right into an unmarked lane. Rose Cottage will be found as the second property on the left hand side. Continue past the property and a parking area will be found on the left hand side. Alternatively for a first visit, park in the church car park on the right hand side (immediately opposite the church).