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Sellicks Green, Taunton, Somerset, TA3

Guide price £1,295,000

6 Beds 2 Baths 7 Receptions

REF: TAU180127

Sellicks Green, Taunton, Somerset

PROPERTY FEATURES

  • Drawing Room with Magnificent Inglenook Fireplace
  • Well-Fitted Kitchen / Breakfast Room
  • Four Bedrooms (One En-Suite)
  • Two Bedroom Ancillary Accommodation
  • Games Room
  • Private Drive
  • Lawned Gardens
  • Stable Yard with Four Loose Boxes
  • Tack Rooms & Dutch Barn
  • Five Well-Fenced Pastures. In all about 14.875 acres

THE PROPERTY

A quintessential thatched period farmhouse, Listed Grade II, set in delightful gardens and with substantial converted barn, stables and valuable parcel of land. In all about 14.875 acres. This beautiful old house is believed to date back to the 16th Century and has many of the hallmarks expected of a house of its age including inglenook fireplaces and exposed ceiling and cruck beams. Recently, re-thatched the property is found in good decorative order, and is of manageable size. Two fine reception rooms lead off the central hall with exposed stone wall, the drawing room having a magnificent inglenook fireplace and a double aspect enjoying lovely outlooks over the gardens, the dining room being particularly spacious also with fireplace and ceiling beams. There is also a study on the ground floor, cloakroom and large well-fitted galley kitchen with utility / pantry. In addition to the main house there is a substantial barn which has been cleverly converted to provide ancillary accommodation including a fine sitting room with galleried bedroom, second bedroom and family bathroom. There is also a study with galleried library, and a games room which opens up into a fascinating bar. In all about 14.875 acres (6.020 hectares). Goosehill occupies an enviable setting on high ground, enjoying lovely outlooks up to the Blackdown Hills and around to the distant Quantock Hills. Sellicks Green is a small hamlet lying close to the village of Blagdon Hill with its popular village inn, The Lamb and Flag and is close to the pretty village of Pitminster again with village inn, ancient church and primary school. Ideal for family living, Goosehill is within easy reach of the villages of Trull and Staplehay with well-respected primary school, village hall, village store / post office, delicatessen and community hall. Taunton is well-known for its independent schools including Queens College - some ten minutes' drive from the property with both junior and senior schools. Taunton School and Kings College are also within easy reach and Kings Hall Preparatory School set on the north side of Taunton, near Kingston St. Mary. Richard Huish Sixth Form College is found on the south side of the town. Taunton has excellent communications with mainline railway station on the Great Western line providing fast trains to London scheduled to arrive at Paddington within an hour and forty five minutes. The M5 motorway can be joined at Taunton Junction 25