Fordgate, Bridgwater

£400,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
An individual detached rural bungalow with a range of outbuildings and grounds extending to approximately 1.2 acres. The property has great potential to extend, subject to planning. There is a further 2.73 acres available by separate negotiation. EPC Band E.

SITUATION

The bungalow is situated in the beautiful Somerset countryside in a rural, yet accessible location within the hamlet of Fordgate. There are an array of excellent canal walks and hacking trails directly from the property. About 6 miles away from the property are the Quantock Hills, which were England s first designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The area offers many opportunities for outdoor pursuits and with the surrounding coastline providing superb recreational opportunities. Local facilities maybe found at the small town of North Petherton and Bridgwater some 3 miles distant. The County town of Taunton has a mainline rail link to London Paddington. International airports can be found at Bristol and Exeter being both within a 45 minute drive.

DESCRIPTION

Brookside is an individual detached bungalow believed to have been built around the 1950 s with mellow brick elevations under a pitched tiled roof. The bungalow has great potential to extend / enlarge, subject to the necessary consents and sits in a substantial plot extending to 1.2 acres. The property has a substantial range of outbuildings, which would suit a variety of purposes. The accommodation is well presented and well proportioned and includes a large entrance hallway. The sitting room includes a large open fireplace with an ornate surround and French doors opening out onto the front garden. There is a separate dining room with a built-in storage cupboard and access to the fitted kitchen. The breakfast room is fitted with a range of oak wall and base units with granite effect work surfaces, sink and a brick-built chimney breast with an oil fired Aga. There are dual aspect windows and a door opening to the side garden. There are two good sized bedrooms. The master bedroom benefits from a bay window looking out to the front. The bathroom has a fitted matching suite, comprising of a separate shower cubicle, bath, WC and wash hand basin.

OUTSIDE

There is ample off-road parking area, which provides parking for a number of vehicles. There is access through the garden, to the property one way, and provides access to the outbuildings to the other. The gardens are well maintained and laid to lawn, enclosed by low hedgerow boundaries to the front. The outbuildings include a workshop with electricity, light and power. There is also stabling for at least two horses and on the other side of the workshop is a double gate providing access to the road. The plot is laid to pasture and is a long strip, with a further Dutch barn at one end. There is a further 2.73 acre field directly opposite this field, which is available by separate negotiation.

DIRECTIONS

From the M5 motorway junction 24 exit follow the signposts to Huntworth, Moorland and Burrowbridge. Turning right at the grass triangle continue along this road for approximately 1.5 miles passing the Thatcher s Arm Public House then turning right by the pumping station signposted Fordgate. Continue along the lane, taking the first turning right and proceed along this road, where Brookside can be identified on the right hand side, by a Stags For Sale board.

SERVICES

Oil Fired Central Heating & UPVC Double Glazing. The boiler is regularly serviced, as is the Aga, and both can run the hot water.

AGENTS NOTE - PARKING

Please could viewers park on the driveway of the property when viewing.

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