41 Mount Street, Bishops Lydeard, Taunton


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A beautifully presented detached village house retaining many period features with large gardens, parking and a workshop. The property benefits from open plan living accommodation, three bedrooms and is beautifully presented throughout. EPC Band E.


The property lies close to the centre of the village of Bishops Lydeard and enables people to take advantage of the wide variety of facilities available including a post office, general store, Doctor s surgery, pharmacy, garage, two public houses, church, village hall, a regular bus service and easy access to the West Somerset Railway station. The village is approximately 6 miles from Taunton, which provides a comprehensive range of shopping, leisure and scholastic facilities. There is a mainline railway station and access to the M5 motorway at Junction 25. The nearby Quantock Hills provide miles of footpath and bridleways for those with walking and riding interests.


Captains Cottage is a superbly detached period house, situated in the centre of the village of Bishops Lydeard. The cottage has part stone and rendered elevations under a twin pitched tiled roof and includes many original period features including open fireplaces and exposed beamed ceilings.


The accommodation is arranged over two floors and includes an entrance porch with doors through to an inner hallway and stairs rising to the first floor. There is a cosy sitting room with an open fireplace with exposed chimney breast and dual aspect windows. There is a dining room, which includes a deep inglenook fireplace with inset wood burning stove with a heavy beam over and brick-built chimney breast and exposed oak flooring. There is a door to the boiler cupboard and a door through to the kitchen / breakfast room. This has been re-fitted with a range of shaker style painted oak framed wall and base units with integrated appliances, a Belfast sink, Rayburn, separate oven, four ring gas hob with stainless steel extractor hood over. There is slate floor, a window to the side and a door to the outside.

On the first floor, there are three bedrooms. The master bedroom having vaulted ceilings with exposed ceiling beams and dual aspect windows. The second bedroom also has vaulted ceiling and exposed beams with dual aspect windows and exposed wooden floors. Bedroom three is a good size with exposed wooden floor. The bathroom is fitted with an en-suite comprising of a panelled bath, low level WC, wash hand basin, exposed wooden floors and a window to the side.


The house is approached via double wooden gates, that open onto a concrete hard standing and a turning area, which provides parking for a number of vehicles. There is a detached single garage with double doors. Surrounding the parking area are deep planted herbaceous borders, well stocked with a variety of plants and shrubs. A pathway extends providing access to the garden, which is predominately laid to lawn with planted shrubs and trees. The garden is of a good size with planted well stocked borders to one side. There is access to a detached timber-built outbuilding with workshop area, oak effect flooring, double-glazed windows and door providing access to a further gym / workshop / store area.


Proceed out of Taunton on the A358 towards Minehead. Take the first turning right into the village of Bishops Lydeard. At the cross roads opposite the Lethbridge Arms turn right onto Station Road. Proceed down the hill, past the pharmacy on the left and just after the turning to Hithermead the property can be found on the right-hand side, as identified by a Stags For Sale board.

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