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Bushy Cross Lane, Ruishton, Taunton, TA3

Guide price £720,000


5 Beds

REF: TAU160162

A beautifully presented 16th Century Farmhouse, Listed Grade II, offering adaptable accommodation with immense character and charm


  • Reception Hall
  • Sitting Room
  • Dining Room
  • Beautifully fitted Kitchen Breakfast Room with AGA
  • Utility Room
  • Media / Family Room
  • Studio
  • Storage Room
  • Principal En Suite Bedroom with Dressing Room
  • En Suite Guest Bedroom
  • Three Further Bedrooms
  • Study
  • Triple Garage (Nose to Tail)
  • Easy to tend Gardens
  • Kitchen Garden
  • Ample Parking


A beautifully presented Sixteenth Century Farmhouse, Listed Grade II, offering adaptable accommodation in a convenient village setting. Acklands is an excellent example of a late Sixteenth early Seventeenth Century period farmhouse and boasts many beautifully preserved character features expected in such a property. The highly flexible accommodation offers good reception space including reception hall, pretty sitting room with fireplace and bookcases, an atmospheric dining room also with Inglenook fireplace. The beautifully fitted kitchen breakfast room has a central marble topped island and two oven AGA and an excellent range of fitted cupboards and Miele appliances. Offset utility room. Ideal for the family there is a media room, a small studio at present used as a gym and a further storage room which could be a hobbies room. The bedrooms are all of good size with the principal bedroom having a well-fitted bathroom and dressing room, a guest bedroom which has huge character and has a vaulted exposed timbered ceiling. Acklands occupies a highly convenient and quiet setting in this conveniently situated village with its beautiful Church, Primary School with Woodlands Pre-School attached and the Ruishton Inn. There is a Post Office and Stores at the neighbouring village of HenIade. Taunton is within easy reach and there is a good shopping centre with day-to-day amenities and is home of the County Cricket Ground. Taunton is well-known for its good schools, particularly its independent schools including Taunton School and Kings and Queens Colleges. Kings Hall Preparatory School is also nearby as well as Wellington with its well-respected Junior and Senior Schools. It is highly convenient for the M5 motorway at Junction 25 giving fast and easy access to Exeter and in the north to Bristol, Cribbs Causeway and Bristol Airport. Taunton also has a main line station with fast trains scheduled to arrive at London Paddington within an hour and forty five minutes. The property is accessed by a pretty pedestrian garden gate leading into a paved area which stretches across the front of the house and leads up to the front door. Electrically operated drive gates lead into the property where there is ample parking and access to the triple garage (nose to tail parking). Further double drive gates lead into additional parking and the kitchen garden. The gardens are secluded and wrap around the rear and east side of Acklands and are lawned with mature shrubs and ornamental trees. In all about 0.162 hectare (0.4 of an acre)