Monksilver, Taunton


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  • Bedrooms: 7
An impressive Edwardian house with a three bedroom self-contained annexe, situated in a wonderful elevated position. The property has been professionally renovated throughout and includes well proportioned accommodation with many retaining period features. EPC Band E.


This substantial property is set within its own grounds and in nestled in Exmoor National Park between the Brendon & Quantock Hills on the outskirts of the lovely village of Monksilver. Monksilver is situated half way along the Coleridge Way which opened in 2005 named after poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge, who once lived in Nether Stowey and used to walk along this way to Porlock. Inglewood is within walking distance of the local pub, Notley Arms Inn. There is also an ancient village church and village hall. The local amenities in Monksilver are only three miles to Williton, which benefits from a Doctors surgery, fuel station, post office, shops and the West Somerset Steam Railway line to Bishops Lydeard and Minehead. The village is only 14 miles from Taunton with all the major retail, scholastic and leisure facilities. There is a hospital, mainline railway station with links to London Paddington and the M5 Motorway interchange.


Inglewood is an impressive detached Edwardian Arts and Crafts house believed to have originally been built in 1904. The house has been professionally renovated and refurbished throughout over the last year and has also been remodelled to create a substantial self-contained dwelling, which could be used for a variety of purposes. Whilst carrying out the refurbishment, much care and attention has been taken to retain many of the originally period features. The kitchens and bathrooms have all been replaced, as well as the heating and double glazing.


The accommodation includes an impressive reception hall with an opening through to a galleried reception hall with a spiral staircase leading to the first floor with a fireplace with inset wood burning stove and original parquet flooring. The reception rooms are all of a good size and include a drawing room with dual aspect, original fireplace and inset wood burning stove. There is a double-glazed bow window overlooking the front garden, enjoying wonderful views and a further door to the veranda. The sitting room has an open fireplace with wood burning stove, parquet flooring and also a door to the veranda. The kitchen / dining room includes a bespoke hand made and painted fitted kitchen with a range of integrated appliances including fridge, freezer, coffee machine and dishwasher. There is also a black two oven Aga with companion, central island unit with quartz work surfaces and a door to the outside. In the inner hallway, there is a door which provides access to the annexe.

On the first floor, there is a galleried landing, again with doors connecting to the annexe. There are four bedrooms. The master bedroom has dual aspect with an en-suite, which includes a roll top claw foot bath, double tiled shower cubicle, wash hand basin and low-level WC. Bedroom two also has an en-suite shower room. There are two further bedrooms, both of a good size. There is a family bathroom with enclosed double shower cubicle.


The annexe is completely self-contained with its own entrance. There is a sitting room with a huge inglenook fireplace with inset wood burning stove. The kitchen has also been re-fitted and includes a range of grey wall and base units with a range of integrated appliances and quartz worksurfaces. In the dining area there are double doors opening out to the side of the house. There is a further boot room / utility room and an extra reception room.

There is a door to the inner hallway with stairs leading to the first floor. There are three bedrooms, two sharing a jack and jill shower room with double tiled shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin with vanity storage under.


The house is approached by a walled and gated entrance, which opens onto a tarmacadam driveway, which winds its way up passing the house to the parking area. There is an oak framed triple garage with workshop above. The house is set within its own grounds, which are mature and extend to approximately 2 acres. The grounds include elevated section that are laid to lawn. At the front, there is an area of garden, which includes a number of specimen shrubs and plants. There is a timber decking area, gravelled terrace and access to the original veranda, which wraps itself around the front and side of the property with newly laid slate floor. This is a wonderful area to enjoy the magnificent views across the valley. At the back of the house, there is a further workshop / store.


Once in the centre of Monksilver, proceed out of the village towards Williton and after leaving the village on an S Bend the entrance to Inglewood can be found on the right hand side.

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