Curry Mallet, Taunton, TA3

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
A striking detached family home occupying a private and secluded rural position together with detached garage, ample parking and beautifully manicured gardens.

Morrells is believed to date back some 200 years or so and has been extended over time to create a fantastic family home. The currents owners have completely renovated the property to an excellent standard and have also designed and created the gardens which are a real selling point which can only be fully appreciated when viewed. The house is immaculately presented and comprises an oak gabled porch which leads to an entrance hall with exposed timber beams and staircase which rises to the first floor. Here a W.C. is cleverly positioned under the stairs and a side door gives access to a ground floor bedroom. This room enjoys a modern en-suite and could also be used as an additional reception room or study if required. The Kitchen/dining room enjoys a dual aspect and is beautifully presented with oak flooring, a range of bespoke hand painted wall and base units with granite work surfaces over, a two-oven oil fired AGA and a large electric oven with hob over. An opening leads to an additional kitchen area which provides extensive storage and a number of integrated appliances to include dishwasher, fridge and freezer. Adjoining is a useful utility with an integrated fridge and boot room with door to outside. The main sitting room boasts a wealth of character with exposed stone walling containing an original bread oven and a wood burning stove creates a central focal point with stone hearth. French doors open out to an impressive conservatory taking full advantage of the views out across the gardens and beyond. The conservatory continues around to the side where a study/home office can be found. On the first floor the principal bedroom enjoys a dual aspect with un-interrupted views of the gardens and open countryside. Full height handmade bespoke fitted wardrobes run along the far wall providing excellent storage. There are two further double bedrooms both beautifully appointed. One of which includes built-in storage and an en-suite with walk-in shower. The main family bathroom is designed to a high specification with a modern contemporary style.

Morrells occupies a stunning rural location with no immediate neighbours completely surrounded by open countryside. Despite enjoying such a rural location, the property is by no means isolated, as the centre of Curry Mallet is only half a mile away. Hosting a, pub, village hall, church and highly regarded primary school. Curry Mallet is readily accessible, being only about three miles from the A358, which runs between Taunton and Ilminster with the A303 to the south. The village is surrounded by open countryside with a network of country lanes, foot and bridle paths providing excellent scope for country walks and cycle rides. The market towns of both Langport and Ilminster are some 7 miles away. Taunton, the County Town of Somerset, lies 9 miles to the north west and offers an extensive range of services, amenities and additional educational facilities. It has easy access to the M5 motorway from Junction 25 and there are mainline railway links to the rest of the country from Taunton train station.

The property is approached off a quiet country lane on the outskirts of Curry Mallet. A pair of timber gates lead to a gravelled car parking and turning area for several vehicles which also gives access to a stone built double garage with room over. To the side is a gravelled pathway and garden with a wood store behind the garage. Raised borders are filled with a wide variety of established plants all well-maintained. This continues into 'The Walled Garden', a tranquil andpeaceful place ideal for alfresco dining and summer entertaining, surrounded by fabulous ornamental trees and shrubs that offer dappled shade. Of note is a stunning wisteria pergola to one side making it a central feature to this part of the garden. A small garden shed is also present. In the corner is 'The Knot Garden' with established topiary box hedging forming a symmetrical design along with an attractive tiered water fountain. A lawn adjoins with well established herbaceous borders that run along the far side of the boundary, filled with a comprehensive collection of plants. Established acers and other interesting ornamental trees provide a wonderful back drop to this truly stunning garden. A dwarf blue lias stone wall creates a boundary for the main sun terrace and outside entertaining area to the front of the conservatory. Continuing along the far side of the house opens into the potager with cold frame creating an ideal space for further vegetable production. A small green house is to the far end and follows around to the front garden.

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