Cockercombe, Over Stowey, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA5

£1,350,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
An attractive ring fenced residential holding occupying an outstanding private and secluded position in the heart of the Quantock Hills, in all about 138.37 Acres

The holding is centred around a modern detached bungalow built in 1989 by the current owners and is subject to an agricultural occupancy condition. The property enjoys double glazing, cavity wall insulation, as well oil fired central heating throughout. The accommodation briefly comprising an entrance hall, dining room with log burning stove, a well equipped kitchen/breakfast room, rear hall, W.C. and utility. At the other end are three double bedrooms and a family bathroom, together with a triple aspect living room, again with log burning stove.

The property occupies an outstanding position in a peaceful, rural location at the end of a long private driveway in the heart of the Quantock Hills, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The surrounding gently undulating and unspoilt countryside offers a landscape of pasture land, wooded valleys and open moorland. The historic settlements of Crowcombe and Triscombe are within a short drive both hosting popular public houses and the thriving village of Nether Stowey lies four miles to the north, offering a comprehensive range of amenities, namely convenience store, doctor's surgery, vets, library, several public houses, butchers, post office and café. Despite the rural location, the property enjoys easy access to the surrounding districts with the A358 providing access to Minehead and Taunton, the latter being the County Town and providing an extensive range of every day retail, leisure and educational facilities with noted public schools. Access to the M5 motorway can be gained at Taunton, along with a mainline rail link to London, Paddington.

The Quantock Hills offers beautiful moorland vistas with many foot and bridle paths, along with a number of local Hunts and abundance of recreational and sporting facilities.

Outside is parking for several vehicles to the rear and to the front is a sun terrace enjoying a southerly aspect, perfect for alfresco dining and summer entertaining. Adjoining is a predominantly lawned garden, together with a productive vegetable garden and a number of shrubs, trees and bushes.

THE LAND

The land associated with the holding surrounds in a ring fence and is made up of rolling pasture land with pockets of woodland, perfect for rearing of livestock and fodder production. Bounded by natural hedgerows the land is divided into seven enclosures with two parcels of woodland, in total extending to 138.37 acres, of which 121.20 acres is pastureland, 16.08 acres is woodland and the balance being the bungalow, gardens and buildings.

FARM BUILDINGS

Covered Yard (25.34m x 22.65m) of timber framed apex construction under a corrugated metal sheet roof, block elevations with Yorkshire boarding to three sides, open fronted, concreted floor.

Lean To (11.44m x 5.49m) of block elevations under a corrugated metal sheet roof and concreted floor.

Poultry House (6.27m x 3.05m) of block elevations under a corrugated GI roof, currently used as poultry housing and split in to two sections.

Lockup and General Store (6.60m x 3.74m) of rendered block elevations under a corrugated tin roof.

Log Store (5.20m x 2.67m) of part rendered block and part corrugated metal sheet elevations under a corrugated metal sheet roof.

Workshop (4.89m x 4.32m) of block elevations under a corrugated metal sheet roof.

Stables & Tack Room (17.73m x 5.77m) Block fronts and internal divisions, corrugated metal sheet roof, concreted floor. Containing four stables and a tack room.

Livestock and Fodder Barn (8.76 x 31.74m) of steel framed construction under a corrugated metal sheet roof, open sided in part, block panel and Yorkshire boarding in part, cattle feed barriers to front with cantilever over, part concreted floor, part hardcore.

Lean to Livestock Housing (7.64m x 22.84m) adjoining the above and of similar construction.

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