Westford, Wellington, TA21

£895,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 6
Grade II Listed Georgian House, ancillary accommodation, outbuildings, stable block and grounds of 7.58 acres.

Situation

Westford House is situated in an elevated position on the western fringes of Wellington, overlooking a peaceful area called Westford. The location feels rural, but benefits from village stores within just half a mile of the property. Wellington town centre is also only 1.5 miles away, and offers a great range of schools, shopping and recreational facilities - the best of both worlds. What's more, there's easy access to the motorway located on the eastern outskirts of the town, making it perfect for commuting. Additionally, the County Town of Taunton is a further 7 miles east.

Description

Westford House is a magnificent Grade II Listed Georgian house which, in the past, has provided dual occupancy. More recently, the property has been enhanced and benefits from two magnificent reception rooms and a bespoke kitchen that truly feels like the heart of the home. Westford House is complemented by a useful single storey barn conversion New Barn' providing additional accommodation. It also features a range of brick outbuildings to rear, currently being used as stables but with lapsed planning for holiday use or conversion. There's a further range of outbuildings, centred around a concrete stable yard area. The beautiful gardens and grounds include a picturesque walled garden, orchard and paddocks, extending to 7.58 Acres in total.

Accommodation

Pass through the orate entrance portico and vestibule and you'll enter a grand reception hall, with a beautiful wide staircase. You can enter the drawing room and admire the marble fireplace with an inset woodburner, ornate picture rail, ceiling rose and French doors to the library/utility room - formerly an additional kitchen.

The equally elegant dining room features a matching marble fireplace with an open fire, original shutters, and feature Georgian China cupboards. A door leads to the impressively large kitchen (32 feet in length). Remodelled by Mayflower, the kitchen space incorporates Villeroy and Boch belfast sinks with granite drainers and worktops. The island unit offers plenty of space, with cupboards and drawers beneath. Plus, the Italian ceramic tiled flooring throughout gives the whole space a truly authentic feel. There are various built in cupboards including a pantry, and space for a range cooker with hood over.

The exposed brick work to one wall incorporates an original Range cooker - a striking feature not to be missed. The kitchen also features doors to courtyard and conservatory to the west.

Off the inner hallway is a shower room, which houses the Worcester oil fired boiler. Walk through the aforementioned utility room and you'll reach the rear hall. Not only does it feature secondary stairs to first the floor, but there's also an adjoining study with an internal door to the garage.

On the first floor, the strikingly spacious landing with exposed elm floorboards and wonderful distant views from two aspects. Off this landing, there are initially three generously sized bedrooms, all of which offer views of rolling hills. Plus, each one has its own built in wardrobes. The master bedroom also has its own en-suite bathroom and walk in wardrobe. The other two bedrooms on the west wing are serviced by a large family bathroom with roll top enamel bath, vanity unit, airing cupboard and a separate cloakroom. The east wing bedrooms feature views of the central courtyard and could be enhanced further with a degree of decorative work. They can be accessed via the secondary staircase and have an additional bathroom between them.

Outside

The property is approached over an initial shared driveway, flanked on the western side by a picturesque pony paddock. A private driveway then sweeps up to the house bounded by a laurel hedge and a lower lawn with a striking selection of trees including a magnificent mulberry tree. There's extensive parking to the front, side and rear of the property. On the west of the property, you'll find a beautiful walled kitchen garden, with lawn and fruit cage, surrounded by flower and shrub borders and a private patio - ideal for dining al fresco in the summer months. An orchard with an irresistible selection of fruit trees adjoins the walled garden On the far side of the property is a further lawn with a summer house that's complete with power, lighting and its own shower room! Beyond here is a storage area and oil tank. From the top of the drive, you'll see stunning views across Wellington and as far as the Blackdown hills and the iconic Wellington monument.

New Barn

New Barn is a quaint single storey stone barn conversion with brick quoins that are part timber clad under a slate roof. It boasts a kitchen/dining room with an attractive vaulted ceiling, tiled flooring, oil burner and door to side. The cosy living room also features a vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, and a wood burner. The adjoining bedroom is a good size, and has a part vaulted ceiling and a large window. New Barn's bathroom is complete with a bath with an electric shower, low level WC and wash basin.

Land

The pony paddock west of the driveway is approximately 0.86 acres. The remaining land lies to the north and west of the house and is easily accessed off the concrete yard. It comprises of various paddocks, mainly protected by post and wire fencing and extend to approximately 5.76 Acres. In total Westford House's land extends to 7.58 Acres.

Services

Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected. Oil fired central heating.

Viewing

By appointment with the vendor's selling agents, Stags, Wellington Office.

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