Barr Cottages, Barr, Bishops Hull, Taunton, TA4


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  • Bedrooms: 4
A delightful attached period cottage offering 4/5 bedroom living accommodation, 3 reception rooms, generous gardens, together with paddock. In all about 2 acres. No onward chain.

This charming period cottage has been extended over time and now provides a spacious family home, together with paddock, perfect for keeping livestock or for equestrian purposes. Constructed of rendered and cob elevations under a pitched tiled roof. The accommodation enjoys double glazed windows and oil fired central heating. In brief the property comprises an entrance hall with stairs rising to the first floor, a study, two spacious reception rooms and a separate dining room/bedroom five. Also on this floor is a shower room, kitchen and utility. If a large kitchen/dining room is what you are looking for there is the opportunity of converting one of the living rooms which will create a real focal point. Upstairs are four double bedrooms with master en-suite, a separate W.C. and family bathroom. There are two staircases which allows the potential to create an annexe at one end should you require additional income or want to accommodate an elderly relative. Outside is parking to the front and generous gardens to the rear with paddock beyond enjoying a rural outlook. In all the property extends to approximately 1.91 acres

Barr is a small hamlet lying about 3 miles off the centre of the County Town of Taunton and near the dormitory village of Bishops Hull where local facilities include a popular primary school, village hall, village pub and village shops. The property is adjacent to open countryside and there are views afforded over the village of Norton Fitzwarren to the Quantock Hills in the distance. Taunton is the administrative quarters for the County with a population of some 65,000 and presentation by most national retailers. The town benefits from some excellent communication links with fast rail service to London Paddington as well as M5 interchange (Junction 25). There are some excellent scholastic facilities locally with four noted public schools, together with sixth form college and college of Arts and Technology. Although the property is within 10 minutes drive of the town it enjoys a quiet location with no passing traffic and several local footpaths provide easy access to the surrounding area.

The property is situated on a quiet country back lane with little passing traffic. To the front are off street parking bays for three cars a small low maintenance garden and access to an integral double garage. A gravelled entrance drive to the side leads to the main gardens which are predominantly lawned, interspersed with a number of mature trees and bushes. A sun terrace adjoins the rear perfect for alfresco dining and summer entertaining and from here beautiful views can be enjoyed over your own land and open countryside. Adjacent to the gardens is a small paddock, perfect for grazing livestock, rewilding or keeping horses. There are also a couple of concrete pads which could be utilised as a garage or stable block, subject to any necessary consents.

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