Guide price £495,000
Middle Cottage is charming, detached country cottage situated in a very secluded and peaceful position, enjoying stunning views across the valley and pretty cottage garden.
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The property has recently undergone a detailed refurbishment by the current owners to now offer a very desirable home with stunning interiors providing light and airy accommodation throughout. The property retains a wealth of period features including exposed timbers and an inglenook fireplace with a feature bread oven.
Outside the property enjoys a southerly aspect with stunning open countryside views across the valley, yet at the same time is only a short distance from Taunton.
Entrance porch leading into the reception hall with quarry tiled flooring. Beyond is the cloakroom and a useful understairs storage cupboard to the side. The main kitchen/dining room is exceptionally spacious and bright enjoying wonderful views across the pretty garden and open countryside beyond. Large French doors open out to the sun terrace providing an excellent outdoor entertaining area. The kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and base units providing excellent storage. There is an integrated fridge/freezeR, electric oven with hob and a stainless-steel extractor over with space for a dishwasher and washing machine.
The sitting room is well appointed and includes many original features with exposed timbers and an inglenook fireplace with a feature bread oven and oak Bessemer beam over. A wood burning stove is set on a stone hearth. The room is especially light and airy enjoying views out to the front. Engineered oak flooring completes the room.
On the first floor the principal bedroom includes a range of fitted storage wardrobes. This beautifully decorated room with a feature Victorian cast iron fireplace is light and bright with the benefit of two velux windows. A further storage cupboard is off to the side. There are two further bedrooms, one with storage/airing cupboard, and a family bathroom recently refitted to a contemporary design.
GARDEN AND GROUNDS
The property is approached towards the end of a long private drive with a gravelled parking area to the front of the property. Either side is a superb workshop and a garden store both with light and power. A pretty path leads up through a picket gate up to the main entrance. An exceptionally pretty cottage garden offers lawned areas which are interspersed with attractive borders filled with a wide range of ornamental shrubs and herbaceous planting offering a wide variety of colour and interest throughout the year. Stone paved sun terraces offer excellent seating and entertaining space in which to enjoy the garden. Following the pathway to the side of the house meanders up to the rear garden. which leads to a further sun terrace. Beyond are borders planted with a variety of plants offering further colour and interest. The garden continues up the hillside bordering an ancient bluebell wood where there is an abundance of natural flora, fauna and wildlife.
Middle Cottage enjoys a delightful situation in the small hamlet of Coombe, which is found to the north east of Taunton, at the southern end of the Quantock Hills. These hills have been designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and provide excellent walking and riding opportunities and close by is the highly favoured village of West Monkton, with a village inn and nearby farm shop. 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.
Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating.
Somerset West and Taunton. Council Band E
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE