St. Michaels Hill, Milverton


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  • Bedrooms: 5
A charming period house requiring modernisation, situated close to the centre of the attractive village of Milverton. The property comprises of five bedrooms and three reception rooms.


Pithayne is situated in the centre of Milverton, a beautiful village in the Vale of Taunton Deane. Milverton is largely made up of Georgian properties and is surrounded by rolling countryside. The coast, the Quantock Hills and Exmoor are all within easy striking distance. The village has a thriving community with many local amenities, including a post office, village store, inn, church and a popular primary school. Wiveliscombe (3 miles) and Wellington (4 miles) offer a further range of shops and amenities. 8 miles from the property is the county town of Taunton, which has an excellent range of shopping, recreational facilities and schools, together with a main line railway link to London in under 2 hours. The M5 motorway is accessible via junctions for Wellington and Taunton.


Pithayne is a charming Grade II listed period house, and is offered for sale for the first time in a generation. Centred around a beautiful courtyard, Pithayne offers a rare combination of interior and exterior space, close to the centre of this lovely village.

The flexible accommodation has many period features as befits a listed building, including sash windows, delightful boxed ceilings and fireplaces, as well as decorative cornicing, architraves and friezes.


From the village road a porch leads through to the entrance hall, with an original tiled floor and access to the drawing and dining rooms. The spacious, dual aspect drawing room includes a recessed bay window, Minster stone fireplace and lovely boxed ceiling. The dining room also has an open fireplace with recesses either side. The inner hall leads to the snug, a dual aspect sitting room with a tiled fireplace, window seat and fitted dresser. The kitchen is accessed from the inner hall and has an original brick floor with a range of units and ample space for a kitchen table. Off the inner hall are the conservatory and a turning staircase. The back door and the conservatory lead out to a covered rear porch.

On the first floor the property has five good sized bedrooms, the smallest of which is currently used as a study, together with the family bathroom.

On the ground floor adjoining the kitchen is a utility room with plumbing for a washing machine, as well as a Belfast sink. Beyond the utility room is a store and a separate gardener s WC. A staircase leads up to the garden loft, which provides a large space for a variety of uses and potentially could be linked into the main house, if required. A sliding door leads straight into the garden.


The property is approached via a driveway off St Michaels Hill, leading to a large parking and turning area as well as providing access to two large garages. Stone steps lead up to the raised, secluded garden, which is a splendid feature of the property. There is a large expanse of lawn, surrounded by flower and shrub borders and stone walling, giving a high degree of privacy with wonderful views over Milverton towards the Blackdown Hills to the south.


Pithayne offers an incredible opportunity for potential purchasers to buy a period house with gardens and parking in the centre of the village with scope to make it their own. Such opportunities are rarely available and this property has not been offered to the market for over fifty years.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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