Oake, Taunton, Somerset, TA4


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A well-proportioned former School House with enclosed front garden, off road parking and garage. Two reception rooms, fitted kitchen and pantry, utility room and separate ground floor WC, 4 bedrooms and one en-suite. EPC Band E.


The Old School House is centrally located within the village where there is a village shop, Primary School and the renowned Oake Manor Golf Course. Taunton has a wide range of shopping, leisure and educational amenities which is only a short drive or a shuttle bus ride away. Taunton also has the County Cricket Ground and Taunton Racecourse. Wellington is nearby providing a range of similar but smaller shops and schools.


The Old School House is a delightful and well-proportioned village house and was previously the former school within the village. The house has an attractive facade and was converted many years ago and has been enhanced by the current owners who have made many improvements throughout upgrading the property with contemporary decor, fixtures, fittings and a gas boiler. They have also been keen to retain the period features of the house of which include open fire places, deep bay windows, beamed ceilings and the original tiled floor in the reception hall.


A canopy entrance porch opens into an entrance hallway with original checker board tiled floor with half height timber panelling and a turning staircase to the first floor. The cloakroom has a continuation of the tiled floor, low level WC, wash hand basin and a double glazed window. The sitting room has a deep bay window which overlooks the garden to the front and has exposed wooden bench style seating. There is an open fireplace with inset gas fired stove and exposed timber and brick stonework. There is access through to the dining room which has a similar deep bay window with wood bench seating and a gas fire place with white surround. The kitchen/breakfast room has been refitted with a range of shaker style wall and base units with wall tiles and contrasting dark work tops. There is a range cooker set into a fire place recess with gas hob, two electric ovens, plumbing and space for dish washer along with exposed timber ceilings, bay window with window seat and access through to the pantry which provides useful walk in space. There is a separate utility room with plumbing and space for a washing machine, vented tumble dryer, sink, wall mounted boiler and door to the side courtyard.

On the first floor there are four good sized bedrooms all with views to the front. The master bedroom has an en-suite shower with built in wardrobes and exposed ceiling timbers. The further three bedrooms are all of a good size. The family bathroom has a fitted suite with low level WC, wash hand basin and shower over the bath.


Externally the front garden has been enclosed by recent stone walling and a substantial timber closed board fence with a gate which leads to the front of the house with a cobbled path which leads to a cottage style garden which is entirely to the front of the property with deep planted herbaceous borders and an area of lawn with an additional courtyard area with returning door to the utility room. There is a gateway leading through to a substantial off road parking area providing space for at least two cars and access to a single garage.


Proceed out of Taunton on the B3227. Take the left turning sign posted Oake and upon entering the village proceed over the roundabout, go past the shop and turn right and the property can be identified immediately on the right hand side.

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

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