Chipstable, Taunton


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
5 bedroom farmhouse in quiet rural location with attractive gardens, stables and paddocks, in all 2.5 acres.


North Combe Farmhouse lies approximately 1 mile north of the village of Chipstable set within the Brendon Hills. Waterrow is within 2 miles with its public house/restaurant and the thriving town of Wiveliscombe approximately 4 miles which offers an excellent range of day to day facilities including various shops, churches, medical centre, vets, library, public houses, primary and secondary schools. There is also a selection of sporting facilities including recreational ground with tennis, cricket and rugby clubs and an open air swimming pool. The County Town of Taunton is within 15 miles where an even greater selection of facilities can be found together with a main line rail link to London Paddington.


North Combe Farmhouse comprises a spacious five bedroom detached farmhouse of rendered and colourwashed appearance set beneath a slate roof. It benefits from Swiss made double glazed windows throughout, LPG fired central heating and solar panels providing electricity and hot water and on a feed-in tariff to the National Grid. The setting is most delightful, quietly tucked away and located down a long track. It is set within attractive gardens and grounds which run down to the woods and are bounded by a stream. There are a useful range of outbuildings including an attached traditional two storey stone barn and timber stable block. To the north of the house are two paddocks which extend to approximately 1.7 acres. In total the grounds extend to 2.5 acres.


Entrance storm porch with glazed door leading into hallway with wide staircase to first floor. Spacious living room with recessed fireplace with inset woodburning stove with beam over and display shelves to side. Ceiling rose, moulded cornice and stone archway leading through to the dining room providing views from two aspects and glazed door to the family room with window to rear and walk in pantry. Doorway returning to kitchen and further door to laundry room housing the Worcester LPG boiler. Plumbing for washing machine and tiled flooring. Airing cupboard with factory lagged copper cylinder and slatted shelving and further door to wet room with low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and shower. Farmhouse style kitchen enjoying wonderful southerly views and comprises Belfast sink with granite drainer and matching worktops with an excellent range of pine floor and wall mounted cupboards and drawers. Attractive stone flooring throughout and large inglenook fireplace with beam over and recessed wood fired Tirolia range style cooker also providing hot water with bread oven to side. Electric Stoves cooker comprising halogen hob and electric oven and grill with extractor hood over. Glazed door to conservatory being UPVC double glazed on three sides with tiled floor, power, light and French doors to garden.

On the first floor is a spacious landing with large display shelf. There are five bedrooms, two of which are used as an office and studio with the other three double bedrooms offering wonderful southerly views together with moulded cornices and one with an attractive Victorian fireplace and trap access to roof void. There is a bathroom comprising corner bath with low level WC, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin, shaver socket and part vaulted ceiling. Adjoining is a separate cloakroom.


The property is quietly tucked away approximately half a mile off the lane and is accessed over a gravelled track and concrete driveway. The concrete driveway leads to a large parking/turning area where the stable block can be found. It comprises two loose boxes, adjoining workshop/tack room with work bench, power, light and water and also houses the pump for the private water supply and UV filters. Adjoining garage approached through double timber doors and light. Outside there is additional lighting and cold water tap. From here steps lead down to a wooded area and stream. Further garden area which is hedged, laid mainly to lawn with attractive flower and shrub borders and pond. Adjacent to the farmhouse is a two storey semi detached traditional stone barn accessed at the front at ground level and to the rear on first floor level.

Surrounding the farmhouse are enclosed gardens to side with LPG tank and pathway leading around to the rear of the property. On the western side is an enclosed courtyard garden being walled, fully paved and with attractive water feature. From here steps lead up to an amenity area and the top paddock which is hedged and fenced together with greenhouse and extends to approximately 0.7 acres. Adjoining is a further paddock of 1.1 acres with field shelter and separate access onto a track. In total the grounds extend to approximately 2.5 acres.


Mains electricity and solar panels. Private water supply and drainage. LPG central heating.


Strictly by appointment with the vendor's selling agents, Messrs Stags, Wellington Office.


From Wellington head north to Milverton and take the B3227 to Wiveliscombe. Continue through the town and after approximately 2 miles at Waterrow turn sharp right at the Rock Inn public house and take the second turning left to Chipstable. Follow the lane up through the village of Chipstable passing the church on your left hand side. Continue north and at Chipstable Cross follow the signs to Upton passing the bench seat on the right hand side and at the brow of the hill turn right along a gravelled track. Continue along here passing a range of farm buildings and newly built farmhouse and continue on for approximately quarter of a mile whereupon the farmhouse will be seen on the left hand side.

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