Woolmersdon, Somerset
£1,285,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
An elegant Georgian house with stunning period features set in wonderful gardens and grounds of 7.36 acres. EPC Rating E

SITUATION

Woolmersdon House is the principal house in the pretty hamlet of Woolmersdon, set in the beautiful Somerset countryside. The house is situated close to the lower slopes of the Quantock Hills, which were England s first designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. For those enjoying walking, cycling, riding and outdoor country and equestrian pursuits, the surrounding countryside provides superb recreational opportunities, Taunton, just 8 miles away, has an extensive range of shopping and recreational facilities. Communications are excellent with the M5 motorway within 10 minutes and there are regular rail services to Bristol and London from Taunton, taking as little as 1 hours to London.

DESCRIPTION

Woolmersdon House is a beautifully presented Georgian property set elegantly in its well-maintained grounds overlooking the adjacent farm and the rolling hills of Somerset. The house was built circa 1780 and listed by English Heritage as a small country villa. It has superb grandeur and is adorned with Georgian elegance. The house has attractive period features throughout with high ceilings, large sash windows, cornicing and opening fireplaces.

All the principle rooms enjoy the exceptional south and west facing views. The house is both spacious and flexible. The gardens, grounds and outbuilding enhance Woolmersdon House greatly.

ACCOMMODATION

An entrance porch with an original tiled floor and front door with half moon window leads to the grand reception hall with beautiful sweeping staircase with full height feature window. At one end of the ground floor there is a drawing room with a semi-circular wall. Two sets of French doors lead to the garden and a Minster stone fireplace provides a focal point. The sitting room is adjacent to the drawing room with an open fireplace surrounded with original Victorian tiles. Also, on the ground floor is a library with oak book shelves. There is a cloak room and a spacious dining room which leads into a beautiful Amdega orangery. There is a fine kitchen/breakfast room with an adjacent utility room. The kitchen is well equipped with a range of units, integrated fridge freezer, dishwasher, butler sink, electric over, hob, extractor fan and tiled floors. The extensive cellars adjacent the main house provide excellent potential for conversion into a gym/entertainment space or wine cellar.

On the first floor there are five double bedrooms, each with lovely views over the surrounding countryside. The master bedroom benefits from two very large sash windows providing plenty of natural light. This bedroom is served with an en-suite bathroom. Bedrooms two and three also benefit from en-suite facilities, bedroom four has fitted wardrobes. There is also a family bathroom which is well appointed with a ball and claw bath.

OUTSIDE

Woolmersdon House is accessed via pillared entrance gates which lead to the gravelled private drive and turning area together with access to the large triple garage. The gardens surround the property and are predominantly laid to lawn with flower and shrub borders. To the side of the house, accessed via an arched doorway is a secret garden with a landscaped lawn, patio area surrounded by boxed hedging proving an ideal place for summer dining and entertaining. To the rear of the house there is another spacious area of landscaped lawns with established flower beds and hedging providing privacy. To the front of the house the land is well fenced and level. One field is arable crop, and there is a further fenced paddock that provides an excellent grazing area. The land extends to approximately 7.36 acres.

DESCRIPTION

From North Petherton, turn into Old Road and proceed for just under a mile, turning right at the signpost for Woolmersdon. After approximately half a mile, take the right hand turning signposted for Bridgwater, and the entrance to Woolmersdon House is found on the right hand side.

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