Heatherton Park, Bradford On Tone, Taunton


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  • Bedrooms: 2
Older style detached bungalow requiring updating set in wonderful walled gardens in excess of 1/2 an acre. Entrance conservatory, sitting room, kitchen, 2 bedrooms, rear conservatory, bathroom & shower room, ample parking & garage. EPC Band G.


Wychwood comprises a two bedroom detached bungalow quietly tucked away within attractive gardens and grounds including walled gardens. It is set within the grounds of Heatherton Park an historic Grade II Listed country house which is believed to date back to 1770. It lies in a fine rural yet accessible location on the outskirts of this sought after village of Bradford on Tone. Here there can be found a public house, church, village hall and stores. Both Wellington and Taunton are within 3.5 miles where an excellent selection of shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities can be found. The M5 motorway is readily accessible on the eastern outskirts of Wellington. The property is also very well placed being close to Oake Manor Golf Course and within easy access of both the Quantock and Blackdowns Hills which are both designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.


This older style bungalow offers enormous potential to renovate/develop this property (subject to planning) in what is a superb setting quietly tucked away behind private walled gardens and with the benefit of ample parking, large garage/workshop and additional garden in all extending to over half an acre. A viewing comes highly recommended to appreciate the setting of this property and the enormous potential to create a wonderful home.


A glazed door leads into the entrance conservatory which is single glazed on three sides and is connected with power and light with a glazed doorway leading into the inner hall. From here there is access into the kitchen and bathroom and further door into the spacious sitting room which enjoys views to both front and rear including large glazed patio doors leading directly out to the front garden. There is a sealed fireplace with matching tiled hearth and mantle, two wall lights and a storage heater. Leading off the sitting room are the two double bedrooms, both enjoying views from two aspects and one with a fitted wardrobe. Off the hallway is the bathroom comprising enamel bath, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. There is also a heated towel rail, half tiled walls and an airing cupboard. Beyond is the kitchen comprising single drainer stainless steel sink unit with adjoining worktop surrounds and a good range of floor and wall mounted pine cupboards and drawers. There is a freestanding washing machine, fridge and cooker and access into the loft. Again there are windows on two aspects and a glazed door leading to the rear conservatory which is single glazed and benefits from light and power with door to side. There is a large store cupboard and opposite a shower room comprising shower cubicle, low level WC and a pedestal wash hand basin.


The property is approached through a pair of wrought iron gates with a driveway providing parking for three or four cars leading to a good sized garage/workshop measuring 16' x 12'3 approached through a metal up and over door and is connected with power and light together with two windows and a door to side. Adjoining is an enclosed compost/storage area. To the east of the drive is a large lawned garden of approximately 0.2 acres which is laid mainly to lawn with a fine selection of trees protected by laurel and post and wire fencing. There are also some wonderful views over the surrounding countryside towards the Blackdown Hills.

The bungalow itself is set within walled gardens which provide privacy. To the side of the property can be found the eastern terrace with outside courtesy light and cold water tap. To the rear is an enclosed courtyard garden with pergola and access around to the southern garden. These gardens are walled, laid mainly to lawn, again with a fine selection of trees including a superb cedar and willow tree together with well stocked flower and shrub borders, water feature, summerhouse and side gate. These immediate gardens extend to approximately 0.3 of an acre and the entire grounds in excess of half an acre.



Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected.


From junction 26 of the M5 motorway follow the signs towards Wellington and at the roundabout with the A38 take the fourth exit towards Taunton. After approximately 1 mile turn left just before The Worlds End public house and just before the turning to Bradford on Tone pass beneath an archway. Continue down the drive forking right, forking left and after a short distance the entrance drive to Wychwood will be seen on the right hand side.

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