Bicknoller, Bicknoller, Taunton, Somerset, TA4


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
A handsome detached house occupying an elevated situation with far reaching views set in gardens and land of approximately 6.5 acres.


Steephill is situated on the outskirts of the popular village of Bicknoller and is directly approached from the Taunton to Williton road. Steephill is set back from the road in an elevated situation with stunning long range views over open countryside towards the Brendon Hills and Exmoor beyond. Bicknoller is a village situated at the foot of The Quantock Hills, the country's first designated area of outstanding natural beauty. There are many miles of footpaths and bridleways offering endless possibilities for walking, riding and other rural pursuits. Bicknoller is a popular village with a thriving community, Church, public house and community run shop/Post Office. Williton, the nearby town, is only 3 miles away and provides a range of more day to day facilities. Taunton, the County Town of Somerset, provides a comprehensive range of facilities and an excellent schools in the state and private sectors. Taunton also has excellent communication links to the rest of country with the M5 at junction 25 and there is a mainline railway station with trains to London Paddington.


Steep Hill is believed to date from the 1930's, although the house has been extended in more recent times. The property was built to take full advantage of the stunning sweeping views over farmland towards the Brendon and Exmoor hills and the property now provides generously proportioned accommodation, which has the benefit of planning permission for a further single story extension off the kitchen. The property is surrounded by its own gardens and grounds, which are approximately an acre and there is 5.5 acres of paddock to the side and rear.

Most of the well proportioned rooms and bedrooms are arranged to enjoy lovely views and in detail the accommodation is as follows.


The accommodation is arranged over two floors and benefits from an enclosed entrance porch with a door leading through to the reception hall with built in cloaks cupboards and door leading into the sitting room, which is a superb dual aspect room with wonderful views. There is a brick open fireplace, a recess display with a cupboard under and a circular window with doors leading to the balcony and terrace. From the entrance hall a door leads into the dual aspect family room with views overlooking the garden. There is a fully fitted kitchen/dining room with a range of high and low level kitchen units with granite work top surfaces, one and a half bowl single drainer sink unit and integrated appliances to include a double oven ceramic hob with a stainless steel extractor hood over. There is a Rayburn and plumbing for a dishwasher. The utility room, which links the kitchen to the family room has a one and a half bowl single drainer sink unit with rolled edge working surface and a range of high and low level cupboards. A door gives access to the outside. There is a downstairs cloakroom with a low level WC and a wash hand basin.

On the first floor the property has a wonderful master bedroom with a door onto the terrace with an en suite shower room. There are four other bedrooms enjoying fine views together with the family bathroom and a further shower room.


The property has a timber open fronted double car port. There is a garage under the balcony and two store sheds.

The gardens and grounds are a highly attractive feature and the gardens extend to approximately 1 acre. The property is approached by a five bar gate into a sweeping gravelled driveway, which leads up to the front of the property. The gardens are predominantly laid to lawn with inset flower and shrub borders with various fruit trees. There are gates leading into the paddocks. To the front and side of the property there are further lawned gardens and an archway in a large stone wall, which leads to a further lawned garden where there are a number fruit trees, a greenhouse, fruit cage, soft fruit bushes and a pedestrian access into the paddocks.

All the land offers lovely views over adjoining countryside. The 5.5 of land included in the sale are the adjoining fields and are suitable for a range of livestock uses.


Mains water, electricity, private drainage and oil central heating.


From Taunton take the A358 towards Minehead and continue approximately 10 miles passing Crowcombe Village on your right, Continue on this road down Halsway Hill, Pass Church Lane and Dashwoods Lane on the right, Steep Hill can be identified on the right hand side by the property's sign.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

Arrange viewing 01823 619815

Stags - Wellington

7 High Street, Wellington, Devon, TA21 8QT

See all properties from this agent

Send me homes like this by email