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Upton, Taunton

Guide Price
£650,000
SSTC

3 Bedroom Detached House for sale in

3 3 3
  • Edge of Exmoor Setting
  • Close to Renowned Local Beauty Spot
  • 6.2 Acres and a Range of Outbuildings including 2 Stables (all with power connected)
  • Recently Modernised
  • 27'9 Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • 3 Double Bedrooms
  • Study/Dressing Room
  • Bathroom and 2 Shower Rooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • Utility Room

Edge of Exmoor Setting
Close to Renowned Local Beauty Spot
6.2 Acres and a Range of Outbuildings including 2 Stables (all with power connected)
Recently Modernised
27'9 Kitchen/Breakfast Room
3 Double Bedrooms, Study/Dressing Room
Bathroom and 2 Shower Rooms
3 Reception Rooms
Utility Room, Oil Central Heating
Gated Driveway and Parking
EPC Rating - E

The Property
An ideal opportunity to purchase a 300 year old property that has been recently renovated by the present owners, offering a blend of period charm and modern convenience within a rural village setting. The refurbishment has been extensive and includes a newly fitted open plan kitchen/breakfast room with quartz worktops and extensive fitted units and wood burner, quality double glazing and oil fired central heating, spacious utility/boot room with single pitched valuted ceiling, spacious double aspect sitting room with period fireplace and wood burner and timbered ceiling, family room/playroom with dressed stone fireplace. First floor 3 double bedrooms including 18'6 double aspect principle bedroom with vaulted timbered ceiling, shower room, family bathroom and dressing room. Formal gardens including attractive seating areas for all fresco eating and entertaining, range of outbuildings (stables, garage and storage). Main pasture split into two fields.

The Setting
The property is located within the village of Upton on the edge of the Exmoor National Park. The area is surrounded by a combination of rolling farmland, woodland, heather clad moorland at Haddon Hill which itself then adjoins the beautiful Wimbleball Reservoir a noted beauty spot with stunning views and fabulous walks as well as providing fishing and sailing (Wimbleball Lake Outdoor Centre www.swlakestrust.org.uk). The local pub (The Lowtrow) is within a short walk of the property.

The property lies in between the popular Somerset, Exmoor and Mid Devon communities of Dulverton, Bampton and Wiveliscombe. Each with their own special selection of local shops and amenities, schools, doctor's surgeries and vets etc and of course a varied selection of wonderful restaurants, pubs, hotels and tea rooms.

Exmoor is on the doorstep and offers some 264 square miles of some of the very finest countryside within the UK. Whilst one of the UK's smallest National Parks, its blend of rolling farmland, high heather clad moorland, deep wooded river valleys and some of the highest marine cliffs in England along its norther coastal boundary.

Taunton the county town is located some 25 miles to the east with main line rail access (Paddington 1:45) and motorway connection at junction 25 of the M5. Tiverton to the south (approx. 14 miles) with similar rail and motorway connections (both Taunton and Tiverton offer an exceptional range of private school education including Blundells, Kings Hall and Queens College and Taunton school between them).

Accommodation
Open fronted Entrance Porch with access into Inner Hall (stairs to first floor), Family Room with pair of windows overlooking garden (including window seat), dressed stone fireplace and timbered ceiling. Double Aspect Sitting Room with feature period Inglenook fireplace with inset wood burner, Dining Room with window to side, single pitched vaulted ceiling, quarry tiled floor, Large Utility/Boot Room with range of units and storage, Adjoining Shower Room/WC. Feature double aspect Open Plan Kitchen/Diner with extensive fitted units with quartz work tops, double ceramic double sink, SMEG range with 5 ring Calor gas hob and electric ovens, breakfast bar and wood burner.

First floor with inner landings. Bedroom 2 (largest bedroom), double aspect with pitched vaulted ceiling with exposed trusses, "L" Shaped Bedroom 3 with vaulted ceiling and exposed trusses, Shower Room with large shower tray, in built wash hand basin, WC, storage and airing cupboard. Family Bathroom with his and hers basins, WC, Bath, Bedroom 1, double aspect with vaulted ceiling and exposed trusses, adjoining Dressing Room (potential study).

Outside
The property is approached by a gated driveway with gravelled parking and turning area which in turn gives access to the house and the rear gardens and outbuildings. The good sized garden was originally set as both vegetable plots and animal enclosures but now provides a combination of lawns, paved paths and sheltered and seclude patio area for alfresco dining and entertaining. The upper garden still retaining a combination of greenhouse, vegetable plot and animal enclosures. A small stream runs down part of the eastern boundary.

To the eastern boundary are a series of outbuildings comprising 22'11 single width garage, open fronted storage bay, 24'11 store room and two adjoining stables. The main pasture is set at the top of the gardens and is divided into two separate enclosures combining both gently sloping and steeper areas of pasture from which there are remarkable views northwards over the surrounding rolling farming countryside. There is access to the forest footpath from the land and the bridleways can be accessed from the village that will take you towards Wimbleball Lake and Haddon Hill.

Additional Land
There is an additional 5 acres which our clients are retaining but would be willing to offer to rent to the new owner. The land in question currently has a planning application which is in the early stages of consultation for a dual purpose agricultural and equestrian barn. Please see agents for more details

Services
Mains Electricity and Water, Shared Private Drainage, Oil Fired Central Heating and Fibre Broadband is Connected.

Agents Note
Should considerable interest be shown in this property, the agents and vendors reserve the right to offer the property for sale by Informal Tender if required – Please see agents for details

Septic Tank
The septic tank is a shared system which we understand from our clients is not compliant with the General Binding rules.

Upton is located to the East of Dulverton, North of Bampton and West of Wiveliscombe. If driving from the Dulverton or Bampton direction, on entering the village, continue through as though heading towards Raleghs Cross. Just before leaving the village the property will be found on your right hand side. If travelling from the Taunton or Wiveliscombe direction you will pass the Lowtrow Inn on your right hand side before entering the village, as you enter the village the property will be found on your left hand side.

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