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Lillycombe Farm enjoys an enchanting location in the heart of the Blackdown Hills and has been within the current ownership since the late 1980's. The property offers delightful, flexible accommodation, with a wealth of character features, including exposed beams and inglenook fireplaces and is well suited to a family lifestyle. The property enjoys a lovely drawing room with inglenook fireplace and there is a delightful sitting room, dining room, conservatory and kitchen with an oil fired Aga. On the first floor there are four double bedrooms and a family bathroom and the property has the benefit of oil fired heating.
Lillycombe Farm enjoys an idyllic location, surrounded by its own land and has historically been utilised as a livery yard, with a substantial range of outbuildings providing stone barn, shippon, Dutch barn and loose boxes. The land is subdivided into paddocks and there is the benefit of an all-weather ménage.
The property is approached through an entrance door to a cross passage
Reception Hall with door to
Drawing Room with feature inglenook fireplace with inset woodburning stove, brick hearth, heavy beam over and adjacent recesses, window providing window seat to the front elevation, exposed beams, archway to
Dining Room with fireplace, window providing window seat, exposed beams
Conservatory with tiled floor, French doors to garden, window overlooking gardens
Rear Hall/Study area with stairs to first floor providing understairs recess, oil fired boiler, window providing window seat, door to Conservatory
Shower Room with walk in shower cubicle, low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin and window
Sitting Room with woodburning stove, window providing window seat to the front elevation, stairs to first floor, exposed beam and walk through to
Kitchen with a range of fitted units providing work surfaces with cupboards and drawers under, wall mounted cupboards, single drainer stainless steel sink and a half, oil fired Aga, window to front, built in oven, hob and hood, space and plumbing for dishwasher, space for fridge, exposed beams, dual aspect windows
Utility with window, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine
Side Hall with window, shelving and door to garden
Landing with eaves storage cupboards
Bedroom with window to the front elevation, windows to side, airing cupboard with tank
Bedroom with window to the front elevation, built in wardrobes
Bedroom with window to the front elevation
Bedroom with window to the front elevation
Bathroom with panelled bath, wash basin with cupboards under, w.c. with concealed cistern, window to the front elevation
Lillycombe Farm is approached from the lane through a five bar gate onto a generous parking and turning area. The property is set in enchanting cottage style gardens, laid to lawn with flowers, shrubs and trees and there is a vegetable area with two greenhouses and polytunnels. There is a substantial range of traditional buildings with part cob and part stone barn with exposed 'A' frame trusses and adjoining log store and attached to this is an 'L' shaped shippon. There is a further substantial detached outbuilding, which has been subdivided to create a workshop area and four loose boxes. A timber clad outbuilding offers four loose boxes and tack room and there is a Dutch barn. The property is set within its own land, which is divided into paddocks and borders the River Culm on one boundary. There is also the benefit of an international size all-weather ménage, which is in need of some refurbishment.
Lillycombe Farm is situated in the heart of the Blackdown Hills, designated an area of outstanding natural beauty, with miles of footpaths and bridleways and is within the parish of Clayhidon which offers a parish church and public house. There are further facilities and amenities in the nearby villages of Hemyock and Churchinford, whilst the town of Wellington offers an M5 Motorway interchange and Waitrose supermarket. 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 Taunton proceed in a south westerly direction on the A38 towards Wellington. On reaching the roundabout on the outskirts of the town, continue on the A38 and proceed straight across at the next roundabout to Clayhidon. Take the turning left signposted Hemyock and Ford Street and proceed up the hill and at the crossroads at the top go straight over. At the next crossroads go straight across and proceed to the T junction and turn left signposted to Churchstanton. Continue along this road and the property will be found on the left hand side.