Churchstanton, Taunton


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A charming detached cottage with excellent outbuildings, gardens, paddocks and woodland of approximately 5.25 acres. Kitchen, dining room, sitting room, family room, utility, conservatory, 3 bedrooms and family bathroom. Attractive gardens and grounds, parking, traditional barn and garage, paddock, woodland, stables.


Brimley Cottage occupies an idyllic position on the Somerset/Devon border. Whilst the setting is rural the property is by no means isolated and enjoys relatively easy access and communication to the surrounding towns. The popular village of Hemyock is approximately 3 miles to the west with Wellington within 6 miles offering a good range of day to day facilities together with easy access to the M5 motorway. The County Town of Taunton is within 8 miles of the property where an even greater selection of facilities can be found together with a main line rail link to London Paddington.


Brimley Cottage is an attractive south facing detached thatched cottage and benefits from a wealth of character features including inglenook fireplace, exposed beams and exposed timber floorboards. The property has been enhanced by superb green oak logia set beneath a double Roman tiled roof from which wonderful views can be enjoyed over its surrounding land. There are three reception rooms together with a kitchen, utility and downstairs cloakroom all on the ground floor and on the first floor three bedrooms, one with a dressing room together with a family bathroom.

Outside there is ample off road parking, delightful gardens and grounds together with a south facing paddock, excellent range of outbuildings including traditional stone barn and oak framed stable block together with an area of woodland in all extending to approximately 5.25 acres.


UPVC door leads to an entrance conservatory being glazed on three sides with door leading through to the kitchen/breakfast room comprising Belfast sink with wooden drainer and a fine selection of hand made cupboards and drawers together with a recessed oil fired Aga with beam over. Terracotta style floor tiles, arched window to entrance conservatory and solid wooden door leading into the utility room again with Belfast sink on brick pillars with tiled worktops, oil fired boiler, space for washing machine and fridge/freezer. Terracotta style flooring, views from two aspects and adjoining cloakroom with high level WC, wash hand basin and terracotta tiled floor.

Leading off the kitchen can be found the dining room with exposed wooden floorboards, display niche, window to front and stairs rising to first floor. Adjoining sitting room with inglenook fireplace with inset woodburner with display niche and heavy beam over. Two wall lights and oak door leading to the entrance porch with stable door to front. Leading off the sitting room is the family room with bay window to front, exposed floorboards and two wall light points.

On the first floor is a good sized landing with exposed beams, window to rear and walk in airing cupboard housing factory copper cylinder with immersion heater and slatted shelving. Bedroom 1 enjoys exposed stonework to the chimney breast with cupboard over, two windows to front and adjoining dressing room with fitted wardrobes with cupboards over, exposed stone wall and trap access to roof void. Bedroom 2 enjoys views from two aspects and includes a part vaulted ceiling. The third bedroom enjoys fine views to the south. The family bathroom comprises a free standing roll top ball and claw bath with Victorian shower attachment. Separate shower cubicle, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and low level WC. Useful cupboard and shelving.


A pair of five bar timber gates leads onto a gravelled parking area for approximately three cars. Located close by is a block and asbestos garage with metal up and over door with additional parking to rear. Traditional stone barn being part timber and block contained beneath a corrugated iron roof and adjoining timber shed.

To the south of the house are attractive gardens and grounds together with a large south facing sun terrace with delightful green oak logia set beneath a double Roman tiled roof, attractive shrub, bushes and trees together with outside courtesy light and cold water tap. There is also a useful garden shed and oil tank. Beyond here is a copse togeher with a enclosed paddock to the south which is part naturally hedged and treelined together with post and rail fencing. There is also a useful field shelter. On the western boundary can be found a oak framed stable block set beneath double Roman tiled roof providing two stables, tack room and covered area. This a versatile building and would make and exceptional workshop/studio and it also benefits from separate vehicular access.

To the north of the cottage on the opposite side of the quiet lane can be found an area of woodland. In total the grounds extend to approximately 5.25 acres.


Strictly by appointment with the vendor's selling agent Stags Wellington Office.


From Wellington head south passing through Ford Street and continue to the crossroads at the top of the hill. Turn left towards Chard and after approximately 2 miles take the fourth turning right (the turning after Forches Corner). Continue along Ringdown Common and after a further 2 miles take the second turning left. Continue up the hill whereupon Brimley Cottage will be seen on the right hand side.


Mains electric and water. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating.

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