Guide price £450,000
An enchanting semi-detached thatched cottage with south facing garden, situated in the centre of this sought after village at the foot of the Quantock Hills.
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- Off Road Parking
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The Thatched Cottage will, to many, represent the epitome of the traditional English cottage of indeterminate age. It is of an attractive appearance with colour washed elevations under a mainly thatched roof. There are other features reminiscent of the Tudor style including lead lattice windows and open fireplaces. Over the years the property has been updated and improved and now provides well appointed accommodation with gas fired central heating.
In summary the accommodation comprises:
Covered way with oak fronted entrance door opening in to the
Main reception room which is very much open plan and divided into sitting and dining areas
The sitting room enjoys a double aspect with inglenook style fireplace with inset wood burning stove, deep recesses to either side, one with fitted shelving, exposed ceiling beam, opening through to the
Dining room with Minsterstone fireplace, shelved recess and attractive outlook over the rear garden
Inner hallway with staircase to first floor with understairs cupboard
Cloakroom with low level w.c, wash hand basin and fitted shelving
Kitchen beautifully fitted with a range of cream fronted base and wall mounted units with granite worktops with inset sink, built in AG dishwasher, range style cooker, further built in shelved cupboards.
Rear entrance porch with further built in cupboards and built in fridge freezer and space for washing machine and tumble drying, cupboard housing the Ideal gas fired boiler serving the domestic hot water and central heating systems.
Landing with hatch to loft space
Bedroom 1 a good sized triple aspect room, enjoying views towards the church and village, exposed ceiling timbers, built in wardrobe
Bedroom 2 also with built in wardrobe with cupboard above
Bedroom 3 again with exposed beams and built in wardrobe
Bathroom with white suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, airing cupboard with hot water tank and shelving over
Separate cloakroom with low level w.c
The garden is very much a feature of the property and enjoys a wonderful south westerly aspect with a large paved terrace providing an attractive sitting /dining out area. Adjacent to the terrace can be found a water feature with waterfall and ornamental pond. Adjacent flower and shrub borders. The remainder of the garden is lawned again with flower and shrub borders and specimen trees. It is fully enclosed by mature hedging and accordingly enjoys a good deal of privacy. In the corner of the garden can be found a thatched summer house with door giving access to the Garage. Vehicular access and car parking provided in an area screened by a yew hedge at the bottom of the garden with vehicular access gained from the road over a driveway shared with Myrtle house.
The property is well situated, in a conservation area just off the centre of this picturesque village. It is adjacent to Church Lane, a lane which provides access to the Church and the Quantock Hills, which lie behind. Facilities in the village include a garage, Church, primary school, pub, playing field and village hall. Taunton the County town of Somerset is about 4 miles away.
From Taunton, proceed in a northerly direction along Kingston road and on reaching the 'village green' in Kingston, which is adjacent to the village hall, turn right into Church Lane. The property will be seen on the left, shortly before the entrance into the church.