A beautifully appointed detached period family home enjoying an enviable rural position with reaching views across open countryside and is conveniently situated only a short distance from Taunton and
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Rumwell Cottage is a delightful period family home which in recent years has undergone a comprehensive refurbishment and re design by its current owners to now offer a beautifully appointed country home with light airy accommodation throughout. Situated on the edge of this small village it enjoys wonderful views out across open countryside towards the Quantock Hills. The cottage has been sympathetically extended to provide a stylish contemporary open plan living space. This stunning contemporary design blends seamlessly with the original cottage retaining a wealth of character and charm.
An attractive part glazed oak front entrance door leads into the main reception hall with stone flooring and exposed timbers. To the side a beautifully appointed cloakroom including walk-in shower; all finished to a contemporary design. Leading through a feature exposed timber arch an impressive open plan dining and family room. This well designed room combines beautifully hand carved exposed oak timbers which open out into a stunning contemporary designed kitchen. Velux lights allow an abundance of natural light in addition to a double aspect. The kitchen design incorporates a comprehensive range of bespoke base units designed by renowned local designer, David Chappell, with a granite work surface over. The design includes an integrated dishwasher, a professional Rangemaster oven with induction hobs, a double ceramic sink with brushed stainless steel fittings to complete the look. A bespoke handcrafted full height larder cupboard, with power points, opens out to provide a full range of larder storage, spice racks and drawer storage.
Beyond leads into a superb utility and boot room which continues the kitchen design including additional Velux lights and another bespoke full height larder cupboard. This well-appointed area includes granite work surfaces and a further sink, space under for a washing machine and separate dyer. There is access out to the rear garden and a further door leads out to the enclosed courtyard at the other end. The snug includes a range of fitted display shelving and cupboard storage under and features a brick surround fireplace. This is ideal space as a TV room or home office. The main sitting room includes beautiful exposed wall and ceiling oak timbers and features a wood burning stove set within an inglenook fire surround. Access leads out to the conservatory which provides a further reception room enjoying views out across the sun terrace and garden beyond.
An Oak staircase leads up to the first floor. Four bedrooms all of which are individually designed and beautifully decorated enjoying wonderful views out. A family bathroom has been charmingly finished with painted wood panelling and features a free standing rolltop bath.
GARDEN AND GROUNDS
The property leads up to a large detached double garage. This provides parking for two large cars in addition to further storage within. A gravelled drive offers further parking in front for several cars. A side gate gives access into an enclosed courtyard. This offers a wonderful area for BBQ and outside entertaining.
Following a path around the side to the rear of the cottage where the main garden area can be found. This offers a huge area of garden which is mainly laid to lawn and leads up to varying levels. A range of fruit trees combine with ornamental trees and shrubs offering colour and interest throughout the year. The main sun terrace opens out from the rear of the cottage and is edged with well stocked flower borders providing further interest.
Rumwell is a small village just outside the county town of Taunton. It has a farm shop and café. Taunton is an easy drive providing a more comprehensive range of shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities including Trull Primary School and secondary Castle School, Taunton. In addition there are excellent communication links with M5 interchange and rail link to London Paddington.
Mains water, drainage and electricity.
Local authority - Taunton Deane Council Tax Band F
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