Ford Road, Wiveliscombe, Taunton
£1,150,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
A handsome and beautifully presented family house set in an enviable elevated position with 1.94 acres and annexe potential with 3 reception rooms, kitchen, dining room, 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, double garage and parking, studio and garden store. EPC D. Council Tax F. Freehold

SITUATION

Wiveliscombe is known for its friendly active community with the benefit of a weekly farmers market. The town offers a good range of facilities including supermarket, public houses, vets, library, medical centre, post office and primary and secondary schools together with a community centre. There are excellent sporting facilities including a recreational ground with its heated open air swimming pool, football, rugby and tennis clubs. For a wider selection the County Town of Taunton is within 11 miles with its main line rail link to London Paddington and access to the M5 motorway. The smaller town of Wellington is within 7 miles where further shopping, recreational and scholastic facilities can be found together with additional access to the motorway.

DESCRIPTION

Tor Cleeve is a well appointed and spacious family home situated on the edge of the popular village of Wiveliscombe. The house and grounds enjoy beautiful far-reaching views. Accommodation includes a sitting room, oak room, family room/snug, dining room, kitchen, larder, utility room, five bedrooms, four bathrooms/shower rooms (one of which is en suite). Outside there is an integral double garage, parking for numerous cars, beautifully stocked and extensive gardens, a paddock, studio/gym, tool shed and further garden shed. Tor Cleeve has two distinct areas of the house with two staircases therefore offering the potential for an annexe. Internal inspection recommended to fully appreciate the position.

ACCOMMODATION

From the covered oak porch the glazed front door opens into the light and spacious dining room with stairs rising to the first floor with large under stairs storage and door to shower room with shower cubicle, low level WC, wash hand basin and underfloor heating. The dining room has French doors to the terrace, oak flooring and brick built open fireplace. The sitting room is a double aspect room with impressive views to the side and rear. There is an open Minster fireplace with stone surround and hearth and oak mantle over, oak flooring and useful under window storage. Beautifully fitted kitchen, with tiled flooring, comprises matching wall and base units with marble worksurfaces over, modern four door electric Aga, separate integrated oven, space for dishwasher and south facing window overlooking the garden with double Belfast sink below. There is a breakfast bar with cupboards under and a separate north facing pantry. The utility has wall and base units with inset stainless steel sink unit and space and plumbing for washing machine and fridge freezer. The Oak Room is a beautiful space being at the heart of the house, with views to the garden and valley beyond, with under floor heating and a superb Clearview wood burning stove. It has exposed oak beams, large plate glass windows and 2 sets of French doors to the outside. The Family Room/Snug is a double aspect room with large window with views, door to the garage, large storage cupboard and second staircase rising to the first floor with under stairs storage.

From the Family Room/Snug, stairs lead to 2 bedrooms, with the Master Bedroom having wall to wall built in wardrobes and en-suite with large shower cubicle, low level WC and basin top vanity unit. The family bathroom comprises panelled bath, WC and wash hand basin. This part of the property has great annexe potential.

From the dining room stairs rise to the first floor landing with large hatch to loft space and doors leading to bedrooms 3,4 & 5. Bedroom 3 has a built in cupboard with window to the side. Bedroom 5 with window to the rear. Bedroom 4 is a double room with built in wardrobe. The family bathroom comprises panelled bath with full height shower over, low level WC and wash hand basin with vanity unit below, large airing cupboard and window with views to open countryside.

OUTSIDE

This beautiful property sits in a plot of approximately 1.94 acres with a sweeping drive leading to a double garage which is insulated with an electric door and heating. There is ample parking, together with turning space, and the drive continues up beyond the house to a higher area of lawn to the top boundary hedge. The gardens and grounds are a real feature of Tor Cleeve, with a mature copper beech hedge providing a boundary to the south and west of the house and enclosing the beautifully manicured gardens. There is a large wrap around terrace edged with stone balustrading with views to the surrounding countryside, making it an ideal place for entertaining. The gardens boasts a range of mature trees and shrubs and there is a paddock to one end with enclosed chicken run. At the top of the garden is a large level lawned area and studio with light, heat and power, a separate tool shed and a newly created fenced vegetable garden. The gardens benefit from a number of outside taps and electricity points located throughout.

SERVICES

All mains services connected.

VIEWINGS

Strictly by appointment with the vendor's selling agents, Stags, Wellington Office.

DIRECTIONS

From Wellington head north to Langford Budville and pass through the village turning right at the far end signposted Wiveliscombe and head across Langford Common passing Nunnington Park. Upon entering the village head towards Church Street passing St Andrews Church and take the next left into Ford Road. Staying on this road will take you out of the village where Tor Cleeve will be seen on the right hand side.

01823 619815

Stags - Wellington

7 High Street, Wellington, Devon, TA21 8QT

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