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3 bedroom house for sale in Durston, Taunton, Somerset, TA3

Guide price £620,000

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An extremely well-presented detached family home, set within 3.5 acres with equestrian facilities, enjoys stunning countryside views across the Taunton Vale.

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  • Land/Paddock
  • Outbuildings
  • Detached
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  • Freehold
  • Private Parking
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Kinleigh is a very well-presented detached family home whose origins date back to the 1950’s It has recently been refurbished and upgraded by the current owners to offer light bright accommodation throughout. Situated on an elevated position set well within its grounds, the property enjoys enviable uninterrupted southerly views looking out across the stunning open countryside of the Taunton Vale. In addition to the wonderful gardens the property provides excellent equestrian facilities and is ideal for purchasers / families with ponies/horses.


The main reception hall with wood parquet flooring leads through to a beautifully appointed kitchen/breakfast room. Fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and base units this is complimented with hardwood work surfaces. A range of integrated appliances include a dishwasher, electric eye level double ovens and halogen hob. The open plan design leads into a superb garden room (which could also be a dining area). French doors lead out to the terrace. It boasts panoramic views across the grounds to stunning surrounding countryside. A well fitted utility room with side door access and a cloakroom is beyond. A good-sized family room includes a large picture window enjoying open views across the garden, this leads through an archway into the main sitting room. This is a generous size with French doors opening out on to the large terrace and a further picture window to the side affords an abundance of natural light. A feature fireplace includes a wood burning stove.

Leading up to the first-floor landing there are three bedrooms, one has built in storage. All include large windows with superb views. The fully fitted family bathroom/shower completes the accommodation.

Kinleigh is approached through double electric gates into the main drive and parking area with a small workshop to the side. The gardens wrap around the house offering an abundance of colour and interest. A wide variety of mature trees and ornamental shrubs edge the main lawned areas which include attractive well stocked borders that offer an array of colour. To the rear of the property is a secluded seating area and terrace perfect for enjoying the morning sun. There is also a range of outdoor lighting for evening entertaining. Beyond is a useful separately fenced utility area. Access to a fenced enclosure - currently used for a chicken run includes specimen fruit trees. To the side is a large garden shed.

A gravelled footpath leads around to the front of the house. Here there is an impressive south facing sun terrace that is ideal for outdoor entertaining and enjoys the open countryside views. The remaining garden is laid to lawn and a further small enclosure beyond is ideal for a dog run.

The owners have created a superb equestrian yard to include independent secure gated access and parking for a horse box and vehicles. A comprehensive range of outbuildings have been upgraded and refurbished to provide two large loose boxes, a tack and feed room, two workshops and garaging. A further covered area is ideal for hay and straw storage in addition to covered vehicle/machinery parking.

There is access to the paddocks with several entrance gates that is currently divided into three. There is a double field shelter located at the top (not included within the sale) and all the paddocks have water available. A recently added 21m x 44m ménage located to the side concludes the equestrian facilities on offer. The grounds and paddocks extend to approx. 3.5 acres (1.42 ha)

A small vegetable garden provides a range of raised beds and includes a variety of fruits and salads. This leads to a small green house.

Kinleigh enjoys a pleasant situation within the village of Durston, which has a parish church and village hall and enjoys good access to the local village of Creech St Michael which offers day to day amenities and facilities. Taunton the county town provides a comprehensive range of recreational, scholastic and shopping facilities, as well as a main line railway station and an M5 motorway interchange.

Rating E

A private well provides water to all the paddocks, gardens
and outbuildings.
Mains water serves the house only.
A private septic tank. Oil fired central heating.

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