Fordgate, Bridgwater, TA7


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  • Bedrooms: 5
A beautifully presented period property offering characterful three bedroom living accommodation, along with a two bedrooms annexe, large outbuilding and beautifully manicured gardens.

This charming period house is believed to date back to the 1830's and is of rendered stone elevations under a pitched tiled roof. The accommodation is beautifully presented and enjoys double glazing and LPG central heating throughout. The layout comprises an entrance porch with link off to the annexe, a fabulous 7m living room open fireplace containing a log burning stove, a study, utility and full width dining room. Adjacent is a well equipped kitchen/breakfast room, larder and rear porch. On the first floor are three double bedrooms with the master enjoying a generous dressing room, together with a shower room and family bathroom.

The Annexe

The annexe is attached to the main house and connected via a corridor which leads to a living room with stairs rising to the first floor. To the rear is a modern kitchen/breakfast room with door to outside and upstairs are two bedrooms and a shower room. The annexe is perfect for accommodating an elderly or dependant relative or could be rented out for additional income if required.

The property is situated amongst rural surroundings on the edge of the hamlet of Fordgate which lies some 5 miles south of the market town of Bridgwater. Local facilities include a church, Inn and village hall in the adjacent village of Moorland. The M5 motorway Junction 24 is within 3 miles, thus facilitating communication north to Bristol and south to the county town of Taunton. Local facilities are also available at the small town of North Petherton and Bridgwater, both within 2 miles. There are several noted public schools in Taunton, along with a mainline rail link to London, Paddington and international airports can be found in Bristol and Exeter, both within an hours drive.

The property is approached via a pedestrian gate which leads to the front door, flanked on either side by lawned gardens with well established floral borders. To the side of the house is a covered sun terrace perfect for alfresco dining and summer entertaining and further afield is an ornamental fish pond, together with another lawned garden. A garden path leads through to a gravelled parking area, providing parking for several vehicles, together with a substantial outbuilding comprising a garage (13.4m x 3.2m) with workshop to the rear, four store rooms and a potting shed. The potential exists to convert the outbuilding to a home office, gym, studio or other similar uses, subject to any necessary consents. Behind the garage is a second parking area with road access and a large timber store shed (5.9m x 2.9m). The gardens and grounds are a real selling point of this property which could only be fully appreciated when viewed.

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