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Gaunts Road, Pawlett, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
This well presented and tastefully furbished detached 5 bedroom, 5 bathroom Somerset longhouse is believed to have 19th century origins and has been essentially recently re-built and finished to a high standard with extensive equestrian facilities including an American barn, manege & approximately 12 acres of adjoining land.

This unique & interesting, characterful detached former farmhouse offers spacious, flexible & versatile accommodation over three floors comprising: welcoming entrance reception hall, spacious living room (with feature fireplace & wood burner), dining room, cloakroom/w.c, ground floor shower room, study/office, spacious open plan kitchen/breakfast room (with feature fireplace & wood burner), utility room, with 5 bedrooms (master en-suite & dressing room), 2 further en-suites & a bathroom on the first floor. The second floor comprises 2 large store rooms (with potential to convert subject to necessary planning consents). Further benefits include oil fired central heating, upvc double glazed wood effect windows, a wealth of character features (doors, flooring, fireplaces, beams etc), a grey water system, and all fitted carpets are set to remain. Externally there are extensive equestrian facilities including a large multi-stable timber American barn (incorporating tack rooms, toilet & utility area, feed room, store rooms etc), an Olympic size manage, exercise yard/turn out pen, and approximately 12 acres of adjoining land. There are formal garden areas, ample off road parking facilities and a stone built workshop/barn (with potential). A rare opportunity to acquire such a substantial equestrian residence we would certainly advise an early internal viewing to fully appreciate this wonderful family home.

The property is situated in a 'tucked away' lane location on the outskirts of the Somerset village of Pawlett within easy reach of junction 23 (M5) giving excellent commuting links to Bristol, Taunton etc. The village has a local shop/post office, primary school & historic church. There are nearby supermarkets etc in Highbridge, Burnham on Sea & Bridgwater all within short drives of the property. Bridgwater, Taunton & Highbridge all have mainline railway stations and Bristol Airport is approximately 25 miles distant. The market town of Somerset, Taunton, is approximately 15 miles distant giving everyday banking and High Street shopping facilities.

The property sits in good size formal gardens with an extensive lawn to the front with paving and chippings areas, well stocked flower borders and beds, ample shrubs, feature trees, good size area of orchard (recently re-stocked).


Approached from the lane is a pair of 5 bar gates giving access onto the private parking area which provides off road parking for numerous vehicles/vans/motorhome etc. Further driveway to the side leading down to the equestrian area.

Domestic Workshop 12'4" x 13'09" (3.76m x 4.2m) GIA

A part traditional stone part red brick construction under a clay tile roof divided into a workshop and domestic store. The building benefits from mains electric and security alarm system. Attached to the workshop is a dilapidated building of the same construction offering development potential subject to obtaining the necessary Statutory Planning Consents.


An outdoor 196'10" x 65'7" (60m x 20m) all weather riding arena with a high quality professional fibre sand surface. The arena is enclosed by timber post & rail fencing.

A surfaced turn out area (see below in land)

American Barn A modern 116'2" x 43'8" (5.4m x 13.3m) American Barn offering flexible, extensive equestrian accommodation. The building is of a timber frame construction under a green onduline sheeted roof. The building incorporates and benefits from the following facilities:

- Adjacent parking for equestrian vehicles

- Several loose boxes

- Machine/ implement store

- Feed store

- Rug store plus bedding storage

- Tack Room

- Grey water system

- Security system and all round lights

- Mains water and electricity

- Automatic water drinkers


The land comprises two blocks of low lying pasture land surrounded by rhynes and mature hedgerow in parts, extending to approximately 10.29 acres. Included within one of the land parcels is a wood chipped 'surfaced turnout' area comprising three 20 x 20 pens. All of the land has the benefit of direct access from the yard and stables. Mains water is not connected to the land however is within close proximity.

The paddocks, which could easily be subdivided are more particularly described in the following schedule:

OS Ref Acres Ha Description

ST2842 5473 5.75 2.33 Permanent Pasture

ST2842 6870 4.27 1.73 Permanent Pasture

ST2842 6283 1.72 0.70 House, Riding arena

Outbuildings and Surrounds. Total 11.74 acres (4.76 hectares)

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Greenslade Taylor Hunt - Burnham-On-Sea

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