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Nailsbourne, Taunton


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
This well finished country home was built on the site of a former nursery by the current owner for their own occupation. The property is subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Restriction, further details on page 6. 3.5KW domestic Solar PV panels. A house ventilation and heat recovery system, as well as underfloor heating on the ground floor.

The property features well planned and laid out accommodation with large rooms and reception spaces. A particular feature is the setting surrounding the property amongst open countryside, just half a mile from Nailsbourne village with an open outlook from many windows across the adjoining fields and to the Quantock Hills to the north and in the far distance, the Blackdown Hills to the south and from the first floor providing virtually uninterrupted views. The accommodation also features a Swim/Spa Room, essentially a very large double glazed conservatory containing a very large hot tub.

Outside the property has landscaped gardens and grounds, large driveway and parking with double garage, as well as a large (now redundant) Greenhouse providing storage and workshop facilities.

Reception Hall with tiled floor, stairs rising to First Floor and double glazed window. Cloakroom with low level wc and wash hand basin, double glazed window. Lounge with tiled floor and two double glazed windows. Conservatory all double glazed with glass roof to central apex. Kitchen/Breakfast Room well fitted with a range of base and wall mounted units with roll edge working surfaces and breakfast bar, integral appliances include gas hob with hood over and double oven. Tumble dryer, under worktop fridge, under worktop freezer, space and plumbing for washing machine, three double glazed windows. Side Porch, double glazed. Swim/Spa Room, all UPVC double glazed with two sets of sliding doors opening onto the gardens. On the First Floor, Landing with airing cupboard, radiator, double glazed window and further storage cupboard. Bedroom 1 with built in wardrobes, radiator and two double glazed windows, double glazed door to balcony with far reaching views. En-Suite Shower Room with suite comprising enclosed shower, low level wc, wash hand basin, built in cupboard, radiator and double glazed window. Bedroom 2 with built in wardrobes, two central heating radiators and three double glazed windows (please note this room has the potential to be restored to two bedrooms as on the original approved plans). It has been used as a first floor lounge by the sole current occupier to take maximum advantage of the views. Bedroom 3 with one central heating radiator, two double glazed windows. Family Bathroom with suite comprising panelled bath with mixer taps and shower attachment, wash basin set into vanity surface with cupboards under, low level wc with concealed cistern, central heating radiator and double glazed Velux window. Telephone sockets are fitted within the house, together with numerous double power points.


Double electric gates and side pedestrian gate provide access to the large brick paved driveway, providing space for numerous vehicles for turning and parking, leading to the Double Garage 22'6 17'8 with electric roller doors, power and light connected, underfloor heating and three double glazed windows. The gardens and grounds surround the property on three sides and are laid in the main to level well manicured lawns, but with a range of well tended and stocked flower and mature shrub beds. Within the grounds is a Log Cabin measuring approximately 16' x 16' situated on a concrete plinth. Near the front boundary a concrete drive leads across to the greenhouse building, formally commercial greenhouses, now used for workshop and storage, providing excellent covered space for a multitude of different uses including hobbies etc., Separate raised kitchen garden beds and domestic greenhouse. The whole enclosed by fencing and hedging and provides ample scope for further green fingered development or just an open space providing attractive peaceful surroundings with privacy. The property lies just half a mile outside the village of Nailsbourne, approximately 3 miles from Taunton and its main line railway station (London Paddington), as well as motorway at junction 25. The nearby village of Kingston St Mary lies approximately 2 miles distant, which has its own primary school, public house, church and village hall, whilst the wider amenities are available within Taunton. Taunton provides the complete range of shopping, scholastic and commercial facilities that are required. Whilst the property is surrounded by beautiful countryside with many quiet country lanes and footpaths, the nearby Quantock Hills provide the most wonderful open county with a network of foot and bridle paths providing excellent walking, mountain biking and riding country, running all the way to the West Somerset coastline.

We heartily recommend an early inspection of this quality county home.

Services: Electric, water, gas and private drainage (a now redundant bore hole exists outside the house, previously used for the nursery).

Tenure: Freehold

Council Tax Band: D

Agents Note: as mentioned the property is subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Restriction - the wording of this is as follows " the occupation of the dwelling shall be limited to a person solely or mainly employed, or last employed, in the locality in agriculture, as defined in Section 336 (1 of the Town & Country Planning Act, 1990) or in forestry or a dependent upon such a person residing with him or her or a widow or widower of such a person"

Any buyer of this property would need to fulfil the above criteria. Please feel free to contact the agents Fine & Country to discuss this further.

From Taunton take Kingston Road in a northerly direction near the railway station out of town. After approximately 2 miles turn left before Kingston St Mary, signposted Nailsbourne. Follow the road through the village and continue for 0.5 mile where the entrance to the property can be found on the left hand side.

Arrange viewing 01823 710095

Webbers - Taunton

41/42 High Street, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 3PN

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