Wiveliscombe, Taunton

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
A charming extended stone cottage set within grounds of approximately 1.65 acres occupying a delightful and peaceful location. EPC Band F.


The property occupies a delightful and peaceful location but also has easy access to the local amenities. There are a scattering of character properties within the local vicinity and the town of Wiveliscombe is only a couple of miles away with excellent facilities including both primary and secondary schooling, a health centre and convenience stores. The County Town of Taunton lies approximately 11 miles to the east of the property, where there are a wide range of shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities. Taunton is easily accessible from the M5 motorway at junction 25 and there are fast links to London Paddington by rail. There are fantastic views offered over the surrounding area as the house occupies a slightly elevated position and is situated in a highly accessible location. There are many bridleways and footpaths in the vicinity.


Burrow Hill Cottage is a charming property which has been beautifully extended over recent years by the current owners. The cottage dates back to early Victorian times and has an attractive façade constructed on local sandstone elevations with brick and stone detailing under a clay tiled roof.

The setting is so special, situated in an idyllic position surrounded by open countryside and access via its own private drive with mature landscaped gardens and grounds extending to approximately 1.65 acres. We have been informed by the vendor that the property has a good standard of internet connection.


The accommodation includes a front door opening into the dining room. The dining room includes curved bay windows, door to the inner hallway with stairs to first floor. From the hallway a door to lounge with open fireplace with inset wood burning stove and dual aspect windows with views and a opening hatch through to the dining area. The kitchen is fitted with a range of shaker style wall and base units with beech block work surfaces with one and a half bowl sink, cooker with hob and extractor and window to the side. There is a boot room to the rear with a fitted cupboard, door to outside and door to downstairs cloakroom. There is a door leading to a utility room with a range of fitted units. There is also a ground floor bathroom with fitted sink. On the first floor are five bedrooms, all of which enjoy wonderful views and a W.C.


The house is approached via a gravelled driveway with lawns to either side, which are planted with a number of specimen trees and plants. There is an orchard to one side with various fruit trees including, greengage, pears, apples and plums. There is an enclosed vegetable garden with a number of raised beds and a fruit cage to one side. There is a further private garden enclosed by hornbeam hedging which has been planted in a cottage style with various specimen flowers, beds, shrubs and a stone lean-to. To the other side of the garden is a copse, planted with a number of mature trees and behind the cottage is a further area of woodland, which offers a wonderful woodland walk-through and overlooks rolling countryside and fields.


From Taunton, proceed through Wiveliscombe and just after the roundabout turn right on the B3188, proceed along this road and through the Hamlet of Ford. Go up Tipnoller Hill and take the turning right signposted Fitzhead. Follow this lane for approximately one mile and the cottage can be identified on the left-hand side after a short distance

01823 617493

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5 Hammet Street, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1RZ

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