Lambrook Road, Shepton Beauchamp, Ilminster

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
A charming Grade II listed thatched house in the centre of this popular village. The property comprises three reception rooms, four bedrooms, landscaped rear gardens, off road parking and a garage.


Hill Farmhouse is set in the popular village of Shepton Beauchamp. The village is surrounded by open farmland and is set in an Area of Outstanding Beauty. The village, itself in a conservation area, has a good range of local amenities, which includes a village shop, hairdresser, primary school, public house and parish Church. A bus runs from the village to a secondary school in Ilminster 4 miles away, which also offers a wider range of shopping facilities including supermarkets. There is also a bus service to the popular and highly regarded Huish Episcopi Academy some 7.4 miles away.

Taunton has a good range of shopping facilities and a farmers market twice a week. There are also some excellent local producers and artisan farm shops within a 5 mile radius. For those enjoying walking, cycling and outdoor country and equestrian pursuits, the surrounding countryside and coastline provide superb recreational opportunities. The M5 motorway is within easy reach as is the A303 providing links to London and the rest of the country. There are frequent rail services from Crewkerne and Taunton to London Paddington and both Exeter and Bristol airports offer a range domestic and international flights.


Hill Farm is a Grade II listed period farmhouse with origins believed to date back to the 17th century with later additions added over more recent years. This pretty thatched house has a wealth of period features including exposed beams, windows with shutters and inglenook fireplaces. The house has been renovated by the current owners and is now a warm and welcoming family home.


The accommodation is arranged over two floors and includes a heavy panelled front door to an entrance porch with oak flooring extending through. A heavy panelled door opens up to a rear boot room with a door to the outside and a door to the downstairs WC. There is access from here to the kitchen and an inner hallway provides access to the sitting room, which includes an open fireplace with Hamstone surround and inset wood burning stove. There are two front aspect windows, one with a window seat and built in cabinets. The dining room has a huge inglenook fireplace with an inset wood burning stove, bread oven, oak floor and window with seat. There is a door to an open plan kitchen / family room, which is a recent addition which floods the room with natural light and enjoys wonderful views over the garden. The kitchen is fitted with a range of matching wall and base unit, which are of a shaker style and includes a range of integrated appliances including dishwasher, wine cooler and microwave. There is a space for a Range cooker with extractor hood over, space for an American style fridge / freezer, island unit with sink including waste disposal unit, further built-in sink with granite worksurfaces, glazed window with views over the garden and double doors leading out onto the patio. There is underfloor heating and vaulted ceilings.

On the first floor, there is a landing with a window overlooking the rear garden and doors off to the bedrooms. The master bedroom has dual aspect windows and includes a range of built-in wardrobes. There are three further bedrooms, all with period features and a fitted bathroom suite, which includes a jacuzzi bath, low level WC, wash hand basin and shower cubicle.


There is access to the side of the property, which leads to the driveway and provides parking for a number of vehicles. There is access to a detached single garage and access to the garden, which includes a deep patio, which extends along the back of the house and includes a raised timber decking area, space for a hot tub and steps which lead up to the main area of garden, which is laid to lawn and surrounded by deep planted herbaceous borders. There is a further outbuilding within the garden which would make a useful workshop or garden store. The garden is enclosed by wooden fencing panels and enjoys a high degree of privacy.


Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil Fired Central Heating.


From Taunton take the A358 towards Ilminster and take the second exit at the roundabout into Ilminster. Follow this road through the town and continue along the straight road before turning left for Shepton Beauchamp. Cross over the A303 and continue into the village. Proceed past the pub and follow this road where Hill Farmhouse can be found after a short distance of the left hand side.

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