Durleigh, Bridgwater


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  • Bedrooms: 7
A truly breathtaking detached country house occupying grounds of approximately four acres to the west side of Bridgwater. Multiple ground floor reception rooms, seven bedrooms, multiple bathroom/shower room facilities, great architectural character with much original detailing remains intact. Beautifully tended gardens with stunning open views. Essential Viewing. ENERGY RATING: G-19.

Entrance Hall

Original tessellated tiled flooring opening out into central hallway with staircase to first floor

Drawing Room

19' 10'' x 17' 11'' (6.04m x 5.46m)

plus corner bay window, feature fireplace, door to;


20' 1'' x 7' 2'' (6.12m x 2.18m)

connecting door to living room, French door to garden

Living Room

23' 10'' x 17' 10'' (7.26m x 5.43m)

plus walk-in square bay window overlooking garden with door to conservatory, feature fireplace, door to rear lobby

Dining Room

15' 11'' x 13' 5'' (4.85m x 4.09m)

feature fireplace

Internal Utility

10' 10'' x 7' 10'' (3.30m x 2.39m)

fitted painted wooden dresser with stainless steel sink

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

15' 9'' x 14' 10'' (4.80m x 4.52m) reducing to 12' 11'' (3.93m) large fitted painted wooden dresser, cast iron 'Esse' stove providing room heat and cooking facility


15' 5'' x 6' 10'' (4.70m x 2.08m)

equipped in a range of timber fronted units with stainless steel sink unit, door into enclosed courtyard, door to pantry


9' 9'' x 8' 0'' (2.97m x 2.44m)

Bedroom 1

24' 1'' x 18' 0'' (7.34m x 5.48m)

wash hand basin, feature fireplace

Bedroom 2

20' 0'' x 18' 1'' (6.09m x 5.51m)

feature fireplace, door linking to Bedroom 3/Dressing Room

Bedroom 3/Dressing Room

13' 2'' x 13' 0'' (4.01m x 3.96m)

wash hand basin and feature fireplace

Bedroom 4

16' 1'' x 13' 7'' (4.90m x 4.14m)

pedestal wash hand basin and feature fireplace, superb far reaching views


11' 1'' x 6' 10'' (3.38m x 2.08m)

equipped in a five piece white suite including shower cubicle

Dressing Room

11' 1'' x 5' 10'' (3.38m x 1.78m)

door to separate WC and shower room

From the ground floor a secondary staircase leads to a rear landing with staircase to second floor and doors giving access to Bedroom 5 and shower room

Bedroom 5

15' 0'' x 10' 6'' (4.57m x 3.20m)

feature fireplace

Shower Room

10' 9'' x 5' 2'' (3.27m x 1.57m)

three piece suite incorporating shower cubicle

Second Floor Landing

French window access to gravelled roof terrace with extensive views towards the Bristol Chanel, doors to Bedrooms 6 and 7

Bedroom 6

22' 6'' x 10' 11'' (6.85m x 3.32m) reducing to 6' 7'' (2.01m) feature fireplace, built-in wardrobe cupboard

Bedroom 7

20' 0'' x 10' 10'' (6.09m x 3.30m)

plus walk-in gable feature, built-in wardrobe cupboard, feature fireplace


Driveway A tarmac driveway terminates in a circular turning space and also gives access to a lean-to car port

Glasshouses Two traditional glazed greenhouses. One with raised planting beds and attached potting area. The second, having a substantial glazed area with an adjoining brick workshop measuring approximately 9' x 9' (2.74m x 2.74m). There is a former well house measuring approximately 11' x 9' (3.35m x 2.74m) currently used as a tool shed.

Brick Shelter A former brick air raid shelter currently houses mowers and tools.

Barn An open fronted barn and an attached shed with concrete hardstanding are positioned on the northern boundary to the paddock.

Grounds In total Danesborough extends to approximately 4.2 acres (the paddock area making up approximately 2.6 acres of this overall figure). Although referred to as paddock, this section is well tended and the grass regularly cut so that it resembles lawn with a number of mature and semi mature trees and shrubs. There are established boundaries around the northern, eastern and southern sides of the paddock with separate gated access to Skimmerton Lane.

Tennis Court A full sized grass tennis court is situated within the main lawns.

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