Staplehay, Trull, Taunton

Guide price

Bedrooms: 6
A handsome attached period house set in generous grounds of 1.75 acres situated within the popular village of Trull. EPC Rating D


The Bell House is a charming Georgian property which has a handsome façade sat under a pitched slate roof. The house offers substantial accommodation arranged over two floors including three elegant reception rooms of similar proportions, having high ceilings and individual fireplaces. The current owners have improved the house greatly by creating a superb open plan kitchen/dining room which opens straight onto the gardens. They have also created a self-contained one-bedroom annexe with shower room within the grounds. There is ample parking to the front of the house, but it is the gardens and ground that create a perfect setting with expansive lawns found with mature trees including an old orchard which leads on down to a stream


The Bell House is found at the end of a short drive leading to a couple of other properties and enjoys particularly good sunlight face due west. The house is within walking distance of local amenities being close to the centre of Trull with its ancient church, pubs, post office and excellent village store. Trull also has a particularly respected church and village primary school. South side of Taunton is particularly sought after for families wishing to be near school in both the state and private sectors having Castle and Parkfield nearby and Queens and Kings Colleges both on the south side of town. Taunton has an excellent shopping centre with many well know high street stores and has easy access to the M5 motorway. Taunton train station which offers fact rail links to the rest of the country.


An entrance lobby leads through to a reception hall/sitting room which is a lovely light room with deep ceiling cornices, elegant staircase to first floor, Victorian marble mantel piece and storage cupboard. Steps lead down to walk in store with shelves. The drawing room again is a beautifully well-proportioned room enjoying a double aspect with lovely outlooks. There is a recessed fireplace with inset carved wooden mantel piece. The dining room has a recessed fireplace beyond a panelled arch which includes a mantle piece with a marble tiled hearth. An opening through to the kitchen/breakfast room, which is fitted with a range of Shaker style wall and base units, integrated appliances, granite work surfaces, Belfast sink, central island unit and tiled floor which extends through to the breakfast area. Bi-folding doors opening onto the rear gardens and window to side. There is a separate utility room and ground floor shower room. On the first floor there is a landing with fan light. There are six bedrooms in total with the master bedroom having an en-suite. The is a further family bathroom with shower, wash basin and W.C.


The entrance opens to an ample gravel parking area to the front of the house with lawn gardens to either side, including a number of specimen trees and shrubs. The gardens are mainly to the north west and east and due to its large size also enjoys a southern aspect. The garden area includes large areas of lawn surrounded by a number of mature trees and various shrubs. Gate from the garden leads to a pretty old-fashioned orchard with a number of fruit trees including, apple, pears, plum and willow and the orchard leads down to the stream.

Within the gardens is a self-contained annex with a living room and bedroom with kitchenette and shower room. There is also a timber store and deep paved patio area. In all the grounds extend approximately 1.73 acres


From Taunton proceed in a southerly direction on the Honiton Road towards Trull and Blagdon Hill and passing Queens College on the right, proceed along Honiton Road pass Trull Garage and Trull stores on the left. Continue on for several hundred yards where you will see a pretty stone thatched cottage on the drive, the drive for The Bell House between cream coloured pillars will be seen on the left. Proceed down the drive with caution as the drive crosses a footpath, and at the end you will find the entrance to the property.


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