- Secondary Accom
- Private Parking
- Off Road Parking
The Thatch comprises a most interesting and individual
property providing a wonderful fusion of 'old and modern' and provides a stunning and beautifully appointed 5 bedroom family home with a very useful 1 bedroom annexe.
The property provides great flexibility and is ideal for a multi-generational family or for those looking for a property with income potential. The oldest part of the property is believed to date to the 16th century and the property was substantially extended in the 1980's. It now provides a characterful home with the original farmhouse providing a wealth of period features, typical of its age, including a wonderful cross passage hallway, fine inglenook fireplace, exposed brick and flagstone flooring and a wealth of exposed timbers throughout. The modern addition provides large and well proportioned rooms, most of which have double aspects and accordingly are very light and airy. Theproperty is well presented and has oil fired central heating.
A most notable feature of the property is the wonderful grounds extending to about 3.85 acres and which have been extensively planted with a vast variety of specimen trees to create a wonderful 'park like' setting for the house.
In summary, the accommodation provides:
Entrance Hall with oak flooring and stairs to first floor.
Sitting Room, a light and airy room with a triple aspect and
open fireplace with marble surround, French doors to garden.
Kitchen/Breakfast/Family Room, very much the 'heart' of the house and when used in conjunction with the adjoining
Conservatory, makes a great living and entertaining space.
The Kitchen is comprehensively fitted with a range of floor and wall units with built in appliances and Range style cooker with hood over.
Conservatory affording wonderful views over the gardens and with French doors to garden.
Utility Room with Belfast sink.
Inner Hall/Study area.
Cloakroom with low level wc and wash hand basin.
Cross Passage Entrance Hall with doors to front and rear
garden, exposed brick flooring, heavily beamed ceiling and wall timbers. Door to Annexe.
Bedroom1 with double aspect and En-Suite Shower Room.
Bedroom 2 with outlook over the garden
Bedroom 3 with outlook over the garden
Bedroom 4 with a dual aspect and attractive outlook
Bedroom 5 with exposed beams, opening through to the Inner Landing
Family Bathroom with white suite of spa bath, pedestal wash hand basin and low level wc, separate corner shower cubicle.
Living Room a most impressive room with brick flooring, dual aspect with window seats and heavily beamed ceiling, inglenook fireplace with bread oven and wood burning stove, staircase to first floor.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room well fitted by Mayflower Kitchens
with original flagstone floor, beamed ceiling, former fireplace with inset Eco Range, secondary staircase to first floor.
Utility/Store Room with door to outside.
Bedroom 6 with a wealth of exposed timbers
En-Suite Bathroom with modern white suite of bath, vanity
basin with cupboards below, wc and separate shower enclosure.
Dressing Room with built in wardrobes.
GARDENS AND GROUNDS
The gardens and grounds provide a stunning setting for theproperty, extend to about 3.85 acres and are extensively planted with specimen trees. There are large expanses of lawn and numerous fruit trees and immediately to the rear of the house is a paved terrace enjoying a wonderful southerly aspect with adjoining pond with water feature.
A gravelled driveway provides ample parking and turning and leads to the open fronted Carport 41'0 x 15'6 with adjoining Workshop 16'3 x 15'6.
Ashe is a small hamlet comprising a scattering of properties and is found about midway between the larger villages of
Thornfalcon, West Hatch and Stoke St Mary. These three
villages provide amenities to include churches, pubs and on the outskirts of Stoke St Mary can be found Thurlbear Primary School. The property enjoys an extremely accessible location with the A358 being about a quarter of a mile away and providing fast and convenient access to the A303 to the south and Taunton and the M5 motorway to the north.
Leave Taunton in a south easterly direction on the A358
heading towards Ilminster. Continue through Henlade and
onto the dual carriageway. As the road starts to climb towards the Thornfalcon traffic lights, turn right to the side of the Nags Head pub and continue on this lane for about a quarter of a mile and the property will be found on the right hand side.