Athelney, Bridgwater

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
A delightful detached cottage retaining many period features situated in a wonderful position on the Somerset Levels. The property comprises of three reception rooms and four bedrooms. EPC band F.


Rise Cottage is situated in the popular location of Athelney, between the villages of Burrowbridge and North Curry, on the banks of the river Tone, which forms the most delightful feature of the property. The property enjoys far-reaching countryside views. The villages of North Curry and Stoke St Gregory are accessible providing day to day amenities with the County town of Taunton being approximately 8 miles away. Taunton is renowned for its shopping, educational, sporting & cultural facilities, as well as having access to the M5 motorway and mainline intercity rail link with direct links to London Paddington.


Rise Cottage is a charming detached cottage, which has been restored by the current owners who have been keen to retain much of its original charm and character. The cottage has attractive rendered elevations under a pitched tiled roof and well-proportioned accommodation over two floors.


The entrance hall has stairs to the first floor and doors to the reception rooms. The kitchen / breakfast room has an inglenook with inset Rangemaster, exposed stone wall, a range of shelving & base units, double bowl sink unit with drainage and work surfaces. There are exposed timber beams and a front aspect window. A step leads up to the utility area; which includes a selection of wall & base units with work surfaces, plumbing and a recess for washing machine and fridge / freezer. There is a small under stairs storage cupboard and window to the side. From the kitchen, there is access through to a study area / boot room with cloakroom. The lounge includes a wood burning stove with exposed timber beams, front aspect window and doorway through to the dining room with front aspect window and door through to an additional study which has a window to the rear.

On the first floor, there are four good sized bedrooms all with views overlooking the front garden and towards the levels. One of the bedrooms has a further storage / a play den with window to side aspect. There is a shower room comprising of double shower cubicle, low-level WC, wash basin and window to rear.


Outside there is a gated entrance that leads to a gravelled parking and hard standing area. There is a stone & timber built double garage / workshop with electric, light and power. The front garden has been landscaped and is predominantly laid to lawn with deep planted herbaceous boarders, fruit trees and small decked area to one side. At the side of the property, there is an area of garden that includes a large patio area perfect for entertaining. The steps leading up to the riverbank offer fantastic views over the Somerset Levels.


From the centre of Taunton, head towards Bridgwater on the A39 turning right at Walford Cross, signposted A361. Continue along the A361 taking the right hand turning for Athelney just after the village of East Lying. Pass over the humpback bridge turning right at the T-junction, where the property can be identified on the right-hand side by a Stags For Sale board.

01823 617493

Stags - Taunton

5 Hammet Street, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1RZ

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