Poole House, Stonehall Lane, Enmore


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  • Bedrooms: 5
A substantial Grade II listed former rectory, providing elegant accommodation, set in beautiful South facing gardens with a three acre paddock, close to the Quantock Hills. The property comprises five bedrooms, two reception rooms and landscaped gardens to the front and rear. EPC Band F.


Poole House occupies a wonderful, rural location within the Quantock Hills, in the popular village of Enmore. Enmore has a Primary school, Parish Church and pub and is easily accessible to the regional centres of Taunton and Bridgwater. The Quantock Hills are designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and provide miles of footpaths and bridleways, ideal for those with walking or riding interests. The well-respected Enmore Park Golf Club practice area adjoins the property. Taunton, the County town provides an extensive range of shopping, leisure and recreational facilities. There is an excellent range of both state and independent schools in and around Taunton, access to the M5 motorway at Junction 25 and a mainline railway station at Taunton with direct links to London Paddington. Bridgwater provides a range of Secondary schools, a sixth form college and further access to the M5 motorway.


Poole House is the major part of a substantial Grade II listed former rectory, providing elegant accommodation and benefitting from beautiful South facing gardens. The paddock is approximately three acres and located to the rear. Poole House is beautifully presented and provides potential as an ideal family home for those with equestrian interests. The property has well -proportioned accommodation with high ceilings and large windows flooding the house with light, all with wonderful views over the garden. All the front aspect rooms have original fitted shutters and many of the rooms have window seats.


In detail, a central reception hall provides access to the main reception rooms and cloakroom. The drawing room is part panelled and enjoys an attractive double aspect with Southerly views over the garden. The room centres on a fireplace with inset wood burning stove and adjacent built in cupboards with shelving over. The dining room is another well proportioned room with an elegant open fireplace with a marble surround and further built-in cupboards with shelving over. The kitchen / breakfast room enjoys views over the rear garden, towards the Quantock Hills and is fitted with a range of bespoke painted wood kitchen units with granite work surfaces over and includes a fitted dresser style unit and walk-in pantry. There is a built-in oven, dishwasher and induction hob. The oil-fired Rayburn provides cooking and heating and is set within a former fireplace. There is access to the utility room / boot room with built in cupboards and doors leading to the rear garden.

An elegant staircase rises to the first floor. The bedrooms are all well proportioned and offer lovely views over the garden and surrounding countryside. There is a well appointed and recently re-fitted bath / shower room and a further separate shower room. The property also benefits a cellar on the ground floor.


The garden and grounds are a stunning feature of the property and have been well-maintained and provide a wonderful setting for the house. The front garden enjoys a lovely Southerly aspect and is enclosed by fencing. The garden enjoys a good degree of privacy and benefits from a large expanse of lawn with well stocked flower and shrub borders. A paved terrace provides a wonderful sun trap and overlooks the garden. There is a small wildlife pond and the gravelled driveway provides parking and access to the detached double garage. To the rear of the property, there is a further area of lawn and a small orchard. Beyond the garden, is a paddock, which extends to approximately 3 acres with direct access onto a bridleway from the field gate. The paddock gently slopes down to the stream with a small copse in one corner. The paddock has its own separate vehicular access from Stonehall Lane. There are two stables and a hay / feed store.


Proceed out on Taunton passing through the village of Kingston St Mary onto Buncombe Hill. Proceed straight across at the cross roads on Enmore Road and continue for a short while, passing the Primary School and Golf Course on your left hand side. Proceed for 400 yards and take the left hand turning into Stonehall Lane. The entrance to Poole House can be found immediately on your left hand side, as indicated by a Stags For Sale board.

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