Castle Street, Nether Stowey, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA5


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  • Bedrooms: 5
A beautiful period residence situated in the heart of this desirable village. Full of charm and character, with 5 bedrooms, garage and pretty gardens.

A delightful and charming period residence. The Old Bakery in part dates back to the late 15th/early 16th century with later additions in 1720.

The property is full of charm and character and is situated within this desirable village located at the foot of the Quantock Hills.

The house has been a number of businesses over the years as well as a bakery, including a tailor's, a gift shop and evidence suggests, even an inn in the 1700's. In more recent years the property has been sympathetically updated by the current owners to provide a lovely family home, offering beautifully presented, spacious and flexible accommodation arranged over 3 floors.

An attractive entrance porch opens into the hallway with quarry tiled floor, stairs to the upper floors, useful storage cupboard and door leading out to the rear. The sitting room overlooks the front garden and has a wonderful inglenook fireplace with woodburner and original bread oven. The beam over the fireplace, believed to be 16th century, has fascinating witches' marks burned into the wood. The dining room also overlooks the front garden, with window seat and former fireplace. Oak wood flooring runs through and into the kitchen. The kitchen is well fitted with a good range of base and drawer units and Quartz work surfaces and incorporating a Belfast sink and space for a Range cooker. The ground floor also hosts a lovely re-fitted shower room with cupboard housing the boiler.

On the first floor there is a spacious landing with staircase rising up to the 2nd floor and doors leading into a family bathroom with useful storage/linen cupboard, 3 double bedrooms, all with window seats. On the 2nd floor there are 2 double bedrooms with Velux windows.

Outside and to the rear is a paved pathway with attractive stone wall, leading to the lawned garden which is interspersed with mature shrubs and trees and offers a good degree of privacy. Within the garden, is a stone built outbuilding which offers scope for a number of uses, subject to any necessary planning consents. In addition, there is a garage with remote door, power and light. The front garden is low maintenance, enclosed by stone walling.

An early viewing is strongly recommended to fully appreciate this lovely village home.

The property is situated on Castle Street within the Quantock Hills village of Nether Stowey. Within the village there are local facilities which include a church, inn, primary school, post office, general stores, butchers and medical centre. The Quantock hills themselves are designated an Area Of Outstanding natural Beauty and provide multiple opportunities to enjoy the countryside and numerous rural pursuits. The market town of Bridgwater is approximately 8 miles and the county town of Taunton is approximately 11 miles and offer a wider range of shopping and leisure facilities. There is also a direct line rail link to London Paddington from Taunton and motorway access can be gained at Bridgwater J23 and J24 of the M5 motorway.

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