Mill Lane, Milverton, Taunton, Somerset, TA4

£695,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
Grade II Listed mill house & extensive range of traditional outbuildings set in wonderful private grounds of approx 22 acres. Walking distance of village, 2/3 bedroom mill house, extensive range of traditional outbuildings, potential development subject to planning, attractive gardens and grounds.

Situation

Town Mills is situated in a wonderful location on the outskirts of the popular village of Milverton and at the end of a no through road. Milverton offers a good selection of day to day facilities including primary school, doctors surgery, pub, shop and church. Wellington is within 5 miles offering excellent shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities together with easy access to the M5 motorway situated on the eastern outskirts of the town. The County Town of Taunton is within 8 miles of the property where an even greater selection of facilities can be found together with a main line rail link to London Paddington.

Description

Town Mills is centred on a Grade II Listed house with adjoining mill buildings offering enormous potential to extend or convert subject to the necessary planning consents. The setting is quite unique, located at the end of a no through lane yet within walking distance of the popular village. The house is well proportioned and is offered in good condition and benefits from oil fired central heating. The adjoining 2/3 storey mill buildings offer terrific scope and there are additional buildings including delightful stable block, wood shed and various other barns. Outside are wonderful gardens and grounds including garaging, part walled gardens, meadows bounded by the Hillfarrance Brook and pasture land in all extending to approximately 22 acres.

Accommodation

The property is approached through an entrance porch with doorway leading directly into a spacious hallway with flagstone flooring and stairs rising to the first floor with further door leading beneath the staircase to the boiler room with window to rear, brick floor and storage area. The sitting room has an attractive slate floor with stone fireplace with recessed archway and sash window to front. On the opposite side of the hallway can be found the dining room with flagstone floor, stone fireplace with inset woodburner on a quarry tiled hearth. Recess to side, exposed ceiling timbers and recessed arch and sash window to front. The adjoining kitchen has a quarry tiled floor and comprises a single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap over and adjoining worktop surrounds with a range of floor and wall mounted cupboards and drawers. Recessed brick alcove with bread oven and beam over, door to front and further door to utility room comprising single drainer sink unit with cupboard under, space for washing machine and freezer, original copper, brick floor and door leading to an unconverted barn/cold room which has a brick floor and is contained beneath a tin room. On the first floor is a spacious landing (former bedroom 3) with window seat to front and timber panelling to one wall. The rear landing has two windows to rear and trap access to roof void. Bedroom 1 is a generous room with sash window to front, cast iron fireplace and wood panelling to three walls. Bedroom 2 has a timber screen to one wall, exposed beams, cast iron fireplace with tiled surround, exposed beams and sash window to front. Door leading to bathroom with free standing roll top bath, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Airing cupboard housing the factor lagged copper cylinder with immersion heater and shelf and sash window to front. Door returning to main landing.

Outbuildings

Town Mills benefits from an extensive range of traditional outbuildings with the adjoining barn used as a flour mill. It is constructed principally of stone beneath a tin roof and is on two floors. On the ground floor can be found a pump room/workshop with part flagstone floor which is connected with power and light and also houses the water pump for the house. Wooden stairs then rise to the first floor. Beyond this is the Mill Wheel and additional Old Mill with a further staircase leading up to the first floor with various windows and doors to the east and west. Here there can be found the original corn mill with a further floor over. To the side of this barn can be found a large leanto and to the rear, two stone and tiled barns. Adjoining yard area, stone and tin leanto and two further stone outbuildings under tiled roofs with cobbled and brick floors. To the rear of the house can be found the stable block of stone construction under tin with hay loft over with adjoining four bay leanto along with adjoining cow sheds. To the rear of the house is a concrete yard area with oil tank and former dairy. There is also a garage being part timber and stone and concrete block contained beneath a tin roof with adjoining WC.

Gardens and Grounds

To the front of the property are delightful part walled and hedged gardens and grounds including kitchen garden, large expanse of lawn and a particular feature being a section of the Leat. There are two front fields which are bounded by the Hillfarrance Brook with the first field benefiting from two brick stables with adjoining sheep shed and a further building of galvanised iron. The rear field is long and narrow and bounded by the Hillfarrance Brook and there are three top fields. In total the grounds extend to approximately 22 acres.

Services

Mains electricity. Private water and drainage. Oil fired central heating.

Viewing

Strictly by appointment with the vendor's selling agents, Messrs Stags, Wellington Office.

Directions

From Wellington take the B3187 to Milverton. On entering the village turn left by the village stores into St Michaels Hill passing the church on your right hand side. At the T junction with Wood Street turn right into North Street and after a short distance turn left into Mill Lane. Town Mills will be found at the far end of this lane.

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

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