Blagdon Hill 0.5 Acre


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 7
On the market for the first time in almost 50 years is Orchard Cottage, a South facing 7 bedroomed family house arranged over three storeys occupying in all over 4,200 sq ft and now in need of modernisation, with stunning views across the Vale of Taunton, established gardens extending to 0.5 Acre, double garage and driveway parking. This provides a rare opportunity to update and remodel a period property, subject to the necessary permissions, in this highly sought after rural location just 4.5 miles from the centre of Taunton.

The spacious flexible accommodation currently comprises entrance porch and entrance hall, living room with Minster Stone fireplace, study with parquet flooring, dining room with fireplace, kitchen with larder, utility room with door to garden, cloakroom, hallway, master bedroom with fitted wardrobes and ensuite bathroom, 3 further bedrooms, bedrooms 3 and 4 with fitted wardrobes, family bathroom, separate WC, 3 further bedrooms on 2nd floor with bedrooms 5 and 6 interconnecting and useful eaves storage.

It is believed that Orchard Cottage was formed from two former cottages dating back some 150 years, which were combined in the 1950's to form one property and subsequently extended with a two storey extension added 35 years ago. The house stands side-on to the road with its driveway to the South leading to the double garage with up and over door.

Orchard Cottage is situated in the foothills of the Blackdown Hills in the village of Blagdon Hill with its thriving village community, pub and playing fields. The nearby village of Trull provides excellent amenities including Parish Church, bustling shop, Post Office, garage, tennis club, primary school and regular shuttle bus service to Taunton town centre.

Taunton, the County Town of Somerset, is situated within 4.5 miles with its excellent shopping centre and County Cricket Ground. The town benefits from a main line railway station linking to London Paddington in less than 2 hours and excellent communications for the M5 motorway at junction 25, situated on the eastern side of the town. Taunton also offers a good selection of both state and independent schools including Castle School, Taunton School, King s and Queen s Colleges and Richard Huish Sixth Form College.

Entrance porch

Entrance hall

5.84m x 5.38m (19'2 x 17'8)

Living room

10.26m x 5.46m (33'8 x 17'11)


4.17m x 3.33m (13'8 x 10'11)

Dining room

5.31m x 4.37m (17'5 x 14'4)


5.38m x 2.87m (17'8 x 9'5)

Utility room

3.33m x 2.77m (10'11 x 9'1)


Master bedroom

5.49m x 4.29m (18' x 14'1)

Ensuite bathroom

2.77m x 1.98m (9'1 x 6'6)

Bedroom 2

5.49m x 4.22m (18' x 13'10)

Bedroom 3

4.04m x 3.38m (13'3 x 11'1)

Bedroom 4

4.34m x 2.67m (14'3 x 8'9)

Family bathroom


Bedroom 5 (Interconnecting)

5.99m 2.69m (19'8 8'10)

Eaves storage

5.99m x 1.35m (19'8 x 4'5)

Eaves storage

Bedroom 6 (Interconnecting)

5.72m x 2.74m (18'9 x 9')

Bedroom 7

4.39m x 2.74m (14'5 x 9')

Wood store

3.10m x 1.70m (10'2 x 5'7)


4.80m x 2.29m (15'9 x 7'6)


Double garage

8.66m x 5.38m (28'5 x 17'8)

Arrange viewing 01823 710079

Robert Cooney

Corporation Street, Taunton

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