- A rare and exciting opportunity that must be viewed to be appreciated, a needle in a haystack, perfect for those seeking additional income
- Immaculately maintained, generously proportioned and tastefully presented both inside and out
- Main house - three reception rooms, farmhouse kitchen, utility, boot room, four/five double bedrooms and four bathrooms
- Truly stunning detached holiday home with underfloor heating, large garden and own parking.
- Exceptional quadruple garage, perfect storage for a business, 4-car carport, ample driveway parking and detached studio/gym for an office away from the home
- Beautifully landscaped gardens, lovely position and great entertaining space
Hill View offers an exceptional and unique opportunity to purchase a most attractive detached house, tastefully presented and immaculately kept together with a stunning holiday cottage, detached office/gym, detached quadruple garage plus four-car carport all set in beautifully landscaped gardens.
Welcomed in the entrance hall with original Victorian tiled floor and staircase rising to the first floor, oak doors; a feature mirrored throughout the ground floor, open into the kitchen and lounge/dining room. The heart of the home will be found in the spacious farmhouse kitchen with bay window to front, affording plenty of space for a large family dining table in the centre and an attractive range of bespoke painted units designed and fitted by John Franklin kitchens providing plenty of storage, complimented by stunning black granite worktops. An oil-fired AGA cooker with companion module that gives two additional ovens and electric hob, and walk-in pantry will please keen cooks. Continue into a good size utility, having oak fronted units with space for appliances including an American fridge/freezer. Doors to useful ground floor shower room and rear hall/boot room with built in coats and shoes cupboard. A generously proportioned 'L' shaped reception room offers flexibility with space for lounge and dining furniture, featuring a wood burning stove with red brick surround, bay window and oak flooring that continues into the study/bedroom five and the garden room, a wonderful room that is spacious, light and airy with a triple aspect over the garden, exposed stone wall and vaulted ceiling with Velux rooflights.
A spacious landing on the first floor enjoys views to front towards the Polden Hills and doors off to four well-proportioned double bedrooms, two of which enjoy the advantage of built-in furniture and attractively appointed ensuite shower rooms. Bedroom three also has built in wardrobes and a fireplace. Lastly, the family bathroom is beautifully appointed and fitted with a white suite having panelled bath with shower over, there is also an airing cupboard .
Approached via electrically operated wrought iron gates and over a sweeping gravel driveway which spilts off in two directions, taking you either behind the garaging to The Hide and in front of the garages to the main house. The detached quadruple garage offers endless opportunities and further scope to improve having much higher than average ceiling and up and over door height; an exceptional workshop, hobby space and/or storage for a business. Behind is also a four car car port with power, light and water and to the side a secure purpose built shed with power, light and the Bio-digester compressor.
The well maintained gardens are beautifully landscaped and generously stocked with mature trees and established shrub and flowering borders. The front garden is laid to gravel with raised herb bed garden, continuing around the of side of the property to the rear is a wonderful pond, delightful seating spot and expanse of lawn. For those that love to spend time outside entertaining you cant help but be impressed by the delightful private walled courtyard garden, a large space laid to gravel and stone patio with a raised deck seating area and pergola providing shade on those sunny days. A stone-lined well with pump is a lovely feature and useful for watering the garden. A stone built office/gym again offers flexibility and has just been renovated to include kitchenette area and broadband.
The cherry on the cake is The Hide, a beautifully presented and immaculately kept detached holiday home hidden from view with ample parking and large lawned garden with patio terrace extending from the front elevation. There is a separate utility room with sink with space for a washing machine, tumble dryer and supplies. The accommodation enjoys underfloor heating and comprises a stunning open plan kitchen/dining/living room having a wood-burning stove, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and attractively appointed kitchen with integrated appliances and granite work tops. Continue into the bedroom which is well proportioned with french doors onto the garden and a stylish fully tiled shower room.
This lovely home combines a rural lifestyle with flexible living and is situated in the village location of Edington which is conveniently located for access to the nearby A39 and the M5 motorway junction 23, within five miles distance. The village offers local amenities including, Village Hall, Doctors surgery and Post Office/CO-OP shop at Gwilliams Store. There is an excellent primary school in the neighbouring village Catcott along with two further pubs. The location lends itself to a range of primary and secondary educational facilities, with buses to the highly regarded independent schools in Taunton, Wellington and Street, (Millfield). The undeveloped countryside of the Polden Hills with many quiet lanes, footpaths and bridleways, including drove ways providing riding possibilities, as well as dog walking and cycling.
More comprehensive facilities can be found in Bridgwater to the West and Street to the East. The thriving centre of Street is approximately 7 miles and offers a facilities including Strode Theatre, Strode College, both indoor and open air swimming pools and a wide range of shops including Clarks Village - complex of factory shopping outlets.
The major centres of Bristol, Taunton, and Exeter are each within driving distance. There are train stations of Taunton, Bridgwater and Highbridge enable daily travel to London Paddington in less than 2 hours, as well as Bristol and the wider rail network. Bristol Airport, approximately 21 miles away, offers an excellent range of domestic and international flights.
From Street take the A39 towards Bridgwater and after approximately 6 miles turn right signposted to Catcott. The road leads downhill to a crossroads. Turn left and after passing the doctors surgery turn left at a cross roads, Hill View is the third property on the left hand side.