Dyers Lane, Bathpool, Taunton


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 7
A superb grade two listed house with a separate barn conversion, outdoor heated swimming pool and landscaped gardens extending to 0.4 Acres situated in a convenient location close to town.


Birds Farmhouse is situated within 2.6 miles of the centre of Taunton, the county town of Somerset. There is an excellent shopping centre and the county cricket ground. Taunton benefits from main line railway stations linking London Paddington in less than two hours and there are excellent communications to the M5 motorway at junction 25. Taunton offers a range of good state and independent schools. For rural pursuits the Blackdown and Quantock hills are both within easy reach. Further West is the Exmoor National Park which provides miles of walking, riding and cycling.


Birds Farmhouse is an exceptional grade two listed farmhouse property which has been fully and tastefully renovated over the years. The house is Grade II listed and retains many original period features including exposed beams, inglenook fire places and flagstone floors. The accommodation is extensive and lends itself to a variety of uses such as bed and breakfast, Air B&B and or could suitable for multi-generational living. Externally the house has landscaped gardens which extend to approximately 0.4 acres, features an outdoor heated swimming pool and has an extensive parking area to the front.


The accommodation is arranged over two floors and includes a front door that leads through to an entrance hallway with a corridor that leads off to the original entrance and has a turning staircase to the first floor. The living room centres upon an impressive marble fireplace with cast iron grate, exposed wooden floors, built in dresser units to either side of the chimney breast recess, original ceiling cornicing and double doors leading out onto the rear garden. There is a separate sitting room with huge inglenook fireplace with exposed stone surround, brick hearth and exposed beam over. There is a flagstone floor, heavy beam ceilings, window overlooking the rear garden, door to the second spiral staircase and a further door to the ground floor bedroom five. There is a separate sitting room with exposed wooden floor, double doors opening out onto the rear garden and a hallway leading to two separate bedrooms and a shower room. The kitchen/breakfast room includes a deep inglenook fireplace, inset stove and bread oven. The kitchen is fitted with a range of painted wooden shaker style units, AGA, central island unit, flagstone floor, double aspect windows and double doors opening into the orangery, which has a tiled floor and double doors that open out into a paved courtyard. There is a further utility room with fitted cupboards, sink, work surfaces and double aspect windows.

On the first floor there is a master bedroom with wardrobes, en suite bathroom, which has a double ended bath, low level WC, wash basin and enclosed style shower cubicle. There are three further bedrooms with the third bedroom having a walk-in wardrobe with access to a mezzanine level with exposed wood trusses and an en suite. There is a separate shower room and fitted bathroom also on the first floor.


There is a pillar entrance that leads to a substantial brick paved courtyard that provides parking and turning for multiple vehicles. There is access to the two-bedroom barn conversion which includes on the ground floor an open plan living room, tuning stairs to the first floor and double doors leading out onto the driveway. There is a separate kitchen and on the first floor there are two bedrooms and a bathroom with shower. The rear garden extends to approximately 0.4 acres and this is enclosed by high stone walling to one side with an outdoor heated swimming pool. The gardens are predominately laid to lawn with deep planted elevation borders. There is access to one side where there is a storage shed and on the other side of the house is a paved terrace which is enclosed by stone walling and provides access to the orangery and a door to the parking area.


From Creech Castle turn left at the traffic lights and follow the road past the pub to the next roundabout and take the 1st exit. Follow the road around to the left and take the first exit left at the next roundabout. Take the immediate first left hand turning and follow the road where the house can be identified after a short distance on the right hand side.

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