Pickney 3 Acres


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Rural but not remote, this five bedroom Grade 2 listed farm house is full of character combining Georgian elegance with Elizabethan rustic charm and is set in 3 acres of gardens and paddocks. Further land is available by negotiation, up to a total of 22 acres including an extensive range of farm buildings giving considerable potential for use as an equestrian facility. The land is level, good quality permanent pasture, well watered and within a ring fence.

The accommodation comprises entrance hall with original flagstone flooring, sitting room with open fireplace in marble surround, drawing room with open fireplace with Ashburton marble hearth, dining room with inglenook fireplace, exposed beams and original flagstone flooring, kitchen/breakfast room with Aga, study, cloakroom, utility room, boot room, master bedroom with ensuite bathroom, 4 further double bedrooms and family bathroom.

Outside, the gardens which extend to 0.86 acre, include a enclosed walled garden and orchard area. There is a detached double garage, ample driveway parking and the property benefits from a range of outbuildings including loggia, log store, outside store, pump room and outside WC.

Grove Farm is situated between Kingston St Mary, 1.5 miles and Bishops Lydeard, 3.5 miles. Kingston St. Mary is a thriving village community with a highly regarded primary school, church, village pub and garage. Bishops Lydeard has a GP surgery, chemist, convenience store, butcher, newsagent, café and garage.

Taunton provides first class day to day facilities with an excellent range of retail, business, educational and recreational facilities as well as excellent travel links including efficient train lines to London Paddington from 1hr 50 mins and Bristol from 35 minutes. Easy access to the M5 motorway at Junction 25; both Bristol and Exeter airports within an hour s drive.

Taunton also offers a good selection of both state and independent schools including Castle School, Taunton School, Wellington School, King s and Queen s Colleges and Richard Huish Sixth Form College.

For rural pursuits, the Brendon, Blackdown and Quantock Hills lie within easy reach and further West, Exmoor National Park provides excellent walking, riding and cycling.

Other attractions locally include international cricket at Taunton, the longest heritage steam railway in the country and the internationally famous Hestercombe House and Gardens.

Entrance hall

Drawing room

5.23m x 4.27m (17'2 x 14')

Sitting room

5.18m x 4.32m (17' x 14'2)

Kitchen / Breakfast room

5.33m x 5.33m (17'6 x 17'6)

Dining room

5.33m x 3.35m (17'6 x 11')


3.12m x 2.62m (10'3 x 8'7)



Boot room

3.56m x 2.26m (11'8 x 7'5)

Master bedroom

4.39m x 3.43m (14'5 x 11'3)

Ensuite bathroom

5.26m x 4.45m (17'3 x 14'7)

Bedroom 2

4.32m x 4.27m (14'2 x 14')

Bedroom 3

3.45m x 2.67m (11'4 x 8'9)

Bedroom 4

4.01m x 3.20m (13'2 x 10'6)

Bedroom 5

5.38m x 3.28m (17'8 x 10'9)

Family bathroom

2.82m x 2.79m (9'3 x 9'2)

Double garage

7.39m x 5.33m (24'3 x 17'6)


7.75m x 4.32m (25'5 x 14'2)

Pump room

Log store

3.51m x 2.44m (11'6 x 8')


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Robert Cooney

Corporation Street, Taunton

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