Clavelshay, North Petherton, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 7
This substantial detached farmhouse is in need of modernisation and is set within approximately 4.07 acres in the Quantock Hills. The versatile accommodation comprises seven bedrooms, three reception rooms, kitchen, utility room, driveway and a double garage. EPC Band F.


Upper Clavelshay Farmhouse is situated on The Quantock Hills in the small hamlet of Clavelshay, near the town of North Petherton. The M5 motorway is also very convenient with junction 24 approximately only 1.5 miles away. Taunton, the County Town of Somerset, can be found 9 miles to the South West, with it's extensive shopping centre and a wide range of facilities. The Quantock Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, provides an extensive network of paths and bridleways.


Upper Clavelshay Farmhouse is an attractive period property constructed of brick elevations under a pitched slate roof. The house retains many period features but is now in need of modernisation.


The well-proportioned accommodation is arranged over two floors and includes an entrance porch, which leads through to a cross passage hallway with a wide open staircase and has doors off to the reception rooms. The two reception rooms at the front of the house are symmetrical and include dual aspect windows and period fireplaces. The boot room leads off of the sitting room to a rear courtyard and includes a corner fireplace and a window to one side. The kitchen / breakfast room is of a good size and is fitted with a range of wall and base unit with roll edge work surfaces with a double oven, electric hob with extractor hood over and an oil fired Aga set within a fireplace recess. There are quarry tiled floors and a step up to a large utility room with a sink, fireplace recess and a window to one side. There is a door providing access to the rear courtyard and a further door providing access to a second back staircase, which leads to the first floor. There is access through to a store, which again, has quarry tiled floors, dual aspect windows to the rear, a door to the outside and a further staircase leading to the first floor.


On the first floor there are seven bedrooms in total, all of which enjoy wonderful views. There is a separate WC and separate bathroom. Bedrooms six and seven and the store in the utility room could easily be configured to provide separate self-contained accommodation, if required.


There is a private driveway which is accessed to the side of the property, which extends around a turning circle and provides access to a brick built detached double garage. Attached to the house is a former kennel and has a gardeners WC. The gardens are currently undeveloped but extend around to the front and to either side of the property. They are laid to lawn and include a number of specimen trees and shrubs. The gardens are walled on the Western and Northern boundaries. There is an area of mature woodland to the north and to the west, which can be accessed via vehicular access and opens out into a small paddock, which is currently laid to pasture.


Oil Fired Central Heating, Mains Electricity & Private Water Supply. A private drainage system will need to be installed on the property by the purchaser.


From Taunton, take the A38 Taunton Bridgwater. In North Petherton take the first left signed Broomfield/Goathurst. Take the next left into Cliff Road and continue along this road for half a mile. Turn right at the signpost Clavelshay/Broomfield. Follow this road for approximately 2 miles where Upper Clavelshay Farmhouse can be identified on the left hand side just before the entrance of Clavelshay Barn Restaurant.

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

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