Listed 6-bed property with famous literary association for sale in Somerset
A fantastic Grade II Listed property with a famous literary association has been put on the market by the Taunton office of Jackson Stops & Staff. Poole House, in the village of Nether Stowey,wasonce owned by Thomas Poole, a local farmer and tanner who had an interest in literature. He befriended the famous English writers Coleridge and Wordsworth, finding them houses to rent in the neighbourhood. In fact, Coleridge was invited to use one of the rooms on the first floor, where he wrote the lyrical ballads which changed the course of the history of English literature. Poole House is on the market at 795,000 and includes partly walled gardens, a stone barn, double garage/games room and pergola. The village of Nether Stowey nestles within the Quantock Hills, an area of outstanding natural beauty which is well known for its excellent walking and riding. For more information click here or call the Taunton office.