Kilton, Holford, Bridgwater

£595,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A detached period house situated in approximately 1.5 acres with a self-contained annex, timber outbuilding and a detached double garage. The property comprises of three reception rooms, three bedrooms and a self-contained one-bedroom annex. EPC Band E.

SITUATION

The property is situated in the small hamlet of Kilton between the villages of Kilve and Holford, on the Quantock Hills, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village of Kilve is served by a local post office, public house and general store. The beach is approximately one mile away and renowned for its archaeological interest. There is excellent access to the M5 motorway which is approximately 14 miles and the County town of Taunton is a similar distance with a mainline railway station. London Paddington can be reached in less than two hours. West Somerset's premier coastal resort Minehead is approximately fourteen miles, Williton is approximately four miles away. Both offer good schools and a variety of everyday shopping facilities. For those who enjoy exploring the countryside, there are many footpaths close by offering superb walks on the Quantock Hills, whilst Exmoor, the Brendon Hills and many other renowned beauty spots are all within easy reach.

DESCRIPTION

Holm Close is a charming detached period house situated on a quiet no through road, within the peaceful hamlet of Kilton set between the lower slopes of the Quantock Hills and the Bristol Channel. The house has an attractive façade with colour washed rendered elevations under a pitched slate roof and is offered to the market with no onward chain.

ACCOMMODATION

The house retains much of its original charm and character, including open fireplaces and exposed beams. The well-proportioned accommodation is arranged over two floors. The entrance porch leads to the front door opening into the dining room, which has an open fire place with exposed bricks all around, a heavy beam above and a front aspect window. Stairs rise to the first floor and doors lead to the reception rooms. The sitting room centres upon a deep inglenook fireplace with a heavy beam above and beamed ceiling, with a door providing access to the kitchen. The kitchen and breakfast room is fitted with a range of matching wall and base units, an inglenook fireplace, an inset two oven AGA, separate cooker and slate floor. An opening leads into the lean-to garden room, which includes fitted units that match the kitchen, with a double bowl sink unit, glazed windows and a door overlooking the rear garden. There is an inner lobby with access to a larder, downstairs W/C and shower room. On the first floor there are three good sized bedrooms all with views overlooking the gardens and countryside. There is also a separate fitted bathroom suite. The annex attached to the house includes a door, which opens into an open plan sitting/dining room with an inglenook fireplace and wood burning stove with stairs to the first floor. There is a fitted kitchen with a range of units, electric cooker sink and a washing machine. There is also a ground floor bathroom with a panelled bath, fitted shower and a separate W/C. On the first floor there is a large main bedroom with an exposed beam ceiling, open fire place and an en-suite shower with a W/C and wash basin.

OUTSIDE

There is an entrance leading to a substantial drive, which provides parking for a number of vehicles and leads to a detached double garage with twin up and over doors, pitch slate roof and a pedestrian door to one side. The gardens are predominantly laid to lawn at the rear and include a number of specimen trees, shrubs and plants. In addition, there is a vegetable garden, numerous fruit trees, a wildlife area which includes woodland and a brook, which borders the property. Within the garden there is a substantial timber framed former chicken house with separate storage at the front. This building could be converted for a variety of uses subject to the necessary planning consent.

DIRECTIONS

From Taunton proceed on the A39 to Williton. At Williton turn right at the mini roundabout signposted Bridgwater. Continue for approximately four miles on the A39 passing through the village of Kilve. Follow the road up the hill for approximately half a mile. Just before a sharp right-hand bend take the second left. Follow the lane for around half a mile and drop down into the hamlet where the property will be found on the right-hand side identified by a Stags For Sale board.

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