Combe Florey, Taunton, Somerset, TA4

£1,475,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A fantastically situated residential holding offering four bedroom living accommodation, beautifully mature gardens together with pasture and arable land extending in all to about 89 acres. Available as a whole or in lots.

Lot 1—The Farmhouse and gardens in all about 2.47 acres. Guide Price £750,000

Lot 2 — Productive arable land in all extending to 30.23 acres. Guide Price £300,000

Lot 3 — Productive arable/pasture land and small parcel of mature woodland in all about 56.21 acres. Guide Price £425,000.

Chesil House Farm comes to the market for the very first time following the passing of the current owner. Built to an architect's design in 1952 the property is centred upon a detached family home, now in need of some updating and with the potential to be extended (STP) if you so wished. Beautiful mature gardens surround the property together with a traditional two storey barn with alternative use potential, orchard and small paddock to the West. In addition to the house is a productive block of arable and pasture land in all extending to about 88.91 acres and is being offered for sale as a whole or in up to three lots.

Lot 1—The Farmhouse and gardens in all about 2.47 acres. Guide Price £750,000

The Farmhouse was constructed in 1952 to an architect design by the current family and is of rendered brick elevations under a pitch tiled roof. The accommodation which is now in need of some updating briefly comprises a storm porch which leads to a kitchen/breakfast room with views over the front gardens, a hallway with stairs rising to the first floor, two reception rooms both enjoying a dual aspect and a downstairs cloakroom. On the first floor are four bedrooms with the master enjoying an en-suite and family bathroom.

Lot 2 — Productive arable land in all extending to 30.23 acres. Guide Price £300,000

This lot comprises two enclosures of gently undulating arable land enjoying mains water, two road access points and contained within natural hedgerow boundaries.

The land is classified as Grade II on the DEFRA land classification map and has previously been in an arable rotation and is currently sown to grass.

This lot can be seen shaded green on the attached Identification Plan within these sale particulars.

Lot 3 — Productive arable/pasture land and small parcel of mature woodland in all about 56.21 acres. Guide Price £425,000.

This lot is located to the South of Combe Down Lane and comprises a block of arable and pasture land divided in to five convenient enclosures together with small range of buildings and mature block of woodland.

The cropable area extends to 53.85 acres with a 2.1 acre woodland, the balance being a small range of farm buildings/sheds. This block is ideally suited to livestock and arable enterprises and also has sporting potential. The land enjoys several gates access points and mains trough watering, shown shaded blue on the attached Identification Plan.

Chesil House Farm occupies a slightly elevated position enjoying views of the village of Combe Florey towards the Quantock Hills. The property occupies an edge of village location enjoying a great deal of privacy and seclusion with little passing traffic and no noise disturbance. Combe Florey is widely regarded as one of the prettiest villages in the Taunton Vale District and lies in a tucked away location just off the Taunton to Minehead road. There are excellent local facilities at Bishops Lydeard including primary schooling, mini supermarket and health centre whilst a pub is within walking distance of the property (The Farmers Arms). The Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty are within two miles where a wide array of both foot and bridleways can be found. Taunton, the county town, is an easy drive some six miles to the South East where wide representations by most national retailers will be found together with excellent scholastic facilities. Taunton is also the home of Somerset County Cricket, Taunton Racecourse and the Brewhouse Theatre and enjoys excellent communication links to the rest of the UK with a fast rail link to London Paddington and Motorway access at Junction 25 of the M5. The South and North Coast are also easily accessible for day trips and the cities of Exeter and Bristol are both within an hour's drive, both hosting International airports.

The Gardens & Grounds

The property is approached over a private driveway which leads to the rear of the property where there is a car parking and turning area for several vehicles. Adjacent to the house is a two storey barn which is currently used as a workshop and for storage on the ground level and the first floor has previously been used as a games room but could easily be converted to an annexe or additional living accommodation subject to the necessary checks. A raised walkway from the main house links the barn to make this possible. The potential exists to create a really unique dwelling if you so wish. The gardens lie to the East and West of the property and to the front of the house is raised patio area ideal for al fresco dining and Summer entertaining which enjoys an Easterly aspect overlooking the formal lawned gardens interspersed with a number of mature trees, shrubs and flower beds. To the rear of the property the gardens are mainly laid to lawn again interspersed with a number of trees and where a substantial vegetable patch can be found. Adjacent to the rear gardens a gate leads to an acre paddock ideally suited to those with equestrian or livestock interests. In total Lot 1 extends to approximately 2.47 acres as shown shaded pink on the attached Identification Plan.

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