Barton Close, Taunton


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  • Bedrooms: 4
A substantial period property quietly situated in the Parkfield Area of Taunton. The property has four bedrooms, two reception rooms, outbuildings, established gardens and well-proportioned accommodation throughout.


Musgrove Manor East is located in the highly popular Parkfield area, on the edge of the County town of Taunton and within walking distance of Musgrove Park Hospital. The town has a wide range of shopping, cultural and leisure facilities. There are mainline rail links to London Paddington and access to the M5 motorway via Junction 25 at Taunton, or Junction 26 at Wellington. The property lies within the catchment area of Castle Secondary School, Parkfield Primary School and is close to all three independent schools within Taunton.


Musgrove Manor East is a substantial attached four bedroom Grade II Listed property constructed of stone under a tiled roof with stone quoins. The property has beautiful mature gardens and benefits from an outbuilding, that is highly adaptable for a number of end uses.


A fully enclosed entrance porch with flag stone flooring, a feature stone arch and a heavy panelled door provides access through to the entrance hallway. The entrance hallway has an exposed stone wall, parquet flooring and an original cast iron radiator; with access off to the reception rooms. The sitting room is a light and spacious room with a cross beamed ceiling, four arch leaded glazed windows with shutters and an impressive open stone fireplace with heavy beam over. The dining room; again a large room with a feature ceiling beam, three arch leaded glazed windows with shutters and a large inglenook fireplace with multi-fuel burning stove, log recess and a tiled hearth. The kitchen comprises a range of matching shaker style units, a Belfast sink and space for a Range cooker. There are windows overlooking the rear courtyard and access to a pantry cupboard with fitted shelving. The inner hallway provides access to the rear of the property and leads to a cloakroom / WC, large storage room and utility room with stone flooring, a Belfast sink and space for a washing machine & tumble dryer.

On the first floor, there is a split level landing with access off to the bedrooms. The master bedroom is a light and spacious room with a large storage cupboard, fitted wash hand basin and a window to the front; with views overlooking the front garden. Across the landing; there are three further light and spacious double bedrooms. There is a family bathroom. Separate WC.

Stairs rise to the second floor, where there are two double aspect loft rooms. Both of these rooms are highly adaptable.


Musgrove Manor East is located in a quiet, set back position at the end of a cul-de-sac with stunning established gardens. The property has stone pillars to either side of the entrance with a wrought iron gate leading onto a driveway with ample parking. The front garden is predominately laid to lawn with a mature Walnut tree, Mulberry tree and various planted shrubs.

To the side, a pathway leads to a vegetable garden with raised beds, a large timber clad storage shed and wood store. A gate provides access to the rear courtyard; with an outbuilding at the rear. The outbuilding has planning in place to be converted to a gym / hobby / wet room, but is highly adaptable for a number of end uses, subject to further planning.

The walled gardens are beautifully maintained and benefit from a number of fruit trees including a range of apple, pear, plum, cherry and there are two varieties of grape vines that climb the main house and outbuilding.


Proceed out of Taunton in an Westerly direction. Proceed down Compass Hill, taking the left hand turning onto Parkfield Road at the traffic lights towards Musgrove Park Hospital. Proceed for a short distance and take the right hand turning into Barton Close. The property can be found at the end of the cul-de-sac, as indicated by a Stags For Sale board.

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