North Curry, Taunton

£425,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
One Half Of A Period Farmhouse With Stables, Outbuildings

And Just Under 4.5 Acres Of Land All Peacefully Situated On The Edge Of A Hamlet.

COMMUNICATIONS

North Curry 1 mile, the County town of Taunton is 6 miles. Junction 25 of the M5 motorway approx. 4 miles. Mainline Trains: Taunton to London Paddington under 2 hours. International Airport: Bournemouth, Exeter, Bristol all within 11/2 hours

SITUATION

Snellgroves is situated in the quiet hamlet of Lower Knapp which is 1 mile from the very popular village of North Curry, an attractive Somerset village with a conservation area designation protecting the local character. Nearby Knapp has a public house within two minutes walk whilst North Curry offers a wide range of local amenities including; a church, a public house, Post Office/shop, school, medical centre and churches. The County town and commercial centre of Taunton with a host of shops, schools, mainline station and services lies within 6 miles and the M5 motorway within 4 miles.

LOCAL, SPORTING &RECREATIONAL

Plentiful walking, cycling and riding opportunities in the surrounding beautiful rolling countryside. Racing is at Taunton, Exeter and Wincanton. Hunting with the Taunton Vale and with various packs of Staghounds, Foxhounds and Beagles within easy reach. Numerous golf courses within motoring distance. Sailing, sea fishing and water sports on the north and south coasts. For further tourism and leisure information see www.visitsomerset.co.uk.

EDUCATION

Of note are the excellent selection of schools in the area including Taunton School, King's College, Wellington, Bruton and Millfield. Independent schools details www. isc.co.uk State schools information www.somerset.gov.uk.

THE PROPERTY

Snellgroves is one half of a period farmhouse, which is listed Grade II as being of special architectural or historic interest. It benefits from an elevated setting, with established gardens on the edge of a very quiet hamlet. The accommodation is well presented with a host of period features including a superb moulded front door frame, a screen wall between the cross passage hall and sitting room which itself boasts a large inglenook fireplace and bread oven. Planning permission (just lapsed) granted for a double garage with office and ancillary accommodation. The house extends to some 150.47m2 [1619.5ft2] (GEA).

ACCOMMODATION

*Enclosed Porch*Cross Passage Hall*Sitting Room* Good sized family Kitchen with gas Aga* 3 Bedrooms*Family Bathroom*Utility Room with downstairs W.C.

GARDEN & GARAGE

*To the front a pedestrian gate through a stone wall with lawn to the side, steps to front door*Tarmac drive leading up to ample private parking* Patio seating area*Attractive garden with lawn, hedging, flower borders and mature trees*Planning Permission, Taunton Deane App.24/12/0049, recently lapsed granted for the replacement of the garage (now demolished) and barn with a double garage, office and ancillary accommodation

ORCHARD, PADDOCK & STABLES

*Wooden stable block with 3 stables and hay store*Permanent pasture paddock bounded by post and rail fencing*Orchard with hedge boundary*Permanent pasture paddock with mature trees bounded by hedge, trees and post and rail In all just under 4.5 acres.

AGENTS NOTES

Property Misdescriptions Act 1991 Fox Grant and their clients give notice that: 1.They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. 2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Fox Grant have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.

PLANS

These are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for reference only. Any error or misstatement shall not annul the sale or entitle either party to compensation in respect thereof.

AUTHORITIES

Taunton Deane Borough Council Tel: 01823 356 356 Somerset County Council Tel: 0845 345 9166

COUNCIL TAX

House Band 'D' - £1507.99 for 2016/17

SERVICES

Mains gas, water and electricity. Gas fired central heating. Private drainage. Broadband and telephone.

FIXTURES & FITTINGS

Unless mentioned specifically all fixture, fittings and garden ornaments are excluded from the sale.

TENURE

The property is sold as Freehold and will be sold with vacant possession on completion.

POSTCODE

TA3 6BQ

DIRECTIONS

From Taunton take the A358 towards Ilminster. At the Thornfalcon dual carriage way take the left signed A378 Langport and then the next left signed North Curry, after about 2 miles before entering North Curry take a further left signed Knapp/Creech. Take the second turning right (no sign) and after about ?? mile keep left at the small triangle and to the left of this is the entrance to Snellgroves.

VIEWINGS

All viewings strictly by appointment through the agents on 01935 815391. Please contact James Law or Cantie Speid-Soote for further details or email sherborne@foxgrant.com

Arrange viewing 01722 782727

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