Knapp, North Curry TA3

Knapp, North Curry TA3

7 Bedroom | Freehold | 4 Reception Rooms | 3 Baths | Outbuildings | 36.6 acres (14.8 hectares)

Guide price £2,050,000
Taunton 4.6 miles
Post Office 1.2 miles
Corner Cottage 1.8 miles

A private residential holding with 36.64 acres in a rural location. Detached period 5-bed farmhouse with 2-bed wing. Traditional courtyard of farm buildings with potential for alternative uses. Available as a whole or in 2 lots.

Hill Farm is situated in the hamlet of Knapp, close to the popular and vibrant village of North Curry which offers a village pub, primary school, coffee shop, hairdressers, doctors’ surgery, church and village shop with post office. The county town of Taunton is located approximately 6 miles away. The holding enjoys far reaching views to the north across the Somerset levels and the property is situated in a unique location at the end of a private drive.

The property lies in an elevated position overlooking the nationally important nature site of the Somerset levels. The county town of Taunton is extremely popular, offering extensive retail and leisure facilities. It also provides three good independent schools and a mainline railway connection to London Paddington. Access to the M5 motorway at J25 is also located at Taunton.

Lot 1: Farmhouse, wing, traditional and modern farm buildings set in 23.52 acres. The farmhouse is approached over a long private drive. The house which enjoys a southerly aspect is set within its own gardens with a range of traditional barns to the side and rear.

An attractive period farmhouse that has been sympathetically restored to highlight many of the original features to demonstrate the charm and character of the property. The accommodation comprises on the ground floor:

• Dining hall with moulded plasterwork ceiling, oak flooring and modern woodburner.
• Drawing room with Hamstone fireplace with working open fire and oak flooring.
• Sitting room which is currently used as an office.
• Kitchen with oil fired 2 oven Aga plus attached Aga electric 2 oven module.
• Utility room with flagstone floor and large butler sink.
• Cloakroom.

The adjoining west wing with interconnecting doors to the farmhouse provides additional accommodation:

• Sitting room with beamed ceiling and modern woodburner plus doors to outside garden.
• Kitchen with modern ‘Old Creamery’ kitchen units plus a garden room on the ground floor.
• Two double bedrooms and bathroom on the first floor.
• The floorplans provide further details

The holding enjoys the benefit of a range of both traditional and modern farm buildings. There are a number of attractive traditional stone and tiled
barns located to the side and rear of the farmhouse comprising a stone and tile stable offering 3 stables and store, a feed room, wagon house, 4 bay covered yard providing garaging and secure garden store, 3 bay stone store, stone and tiled old mill, Dutch barn and lean-to, covered yard and woodshed.

In addition, located away from the house and enjoying separate access off the entrance drive is a further range of general purpose former dairy buildings, currently used as livestock housing but offering potential for further equestrian or other commercial uses, subject to consent. The buildings provide some 34,558 Sq Ft (3,210.5 Sq M) as shown on the building plan.

LOT 1: in total lies within some 23.52 acres. The land which is all laid to pasture lies to the south and north of the farmhouse and buildings, providing privacy and amenity and are ideal for sporting, livestock or equestrian enterprise.

LOT 2: Comprising a parcel of some 13.12 acres lying to the west of Lot 1 and enjoying access off the councilmaintained road. This parcel which is all laid to pasture offers excellent grazing. Within the lot there are two traditional farm buildings used as cattle running sheds.

The farm is for sale by private treaty as a whole or in 2 lots.

The property is offered with vacant possession.

None of the dwellings or farm buildings are listed.

Water: mains water is connected to lots 1 & 2.
Electricity: single phase mains electricity is connected to the dwellings and most farm buildings.
Drainage: the property is serviced by a private drainage system.
Gas: mains gas is available in the adjoining field.

Potential purchasers are requested to take particular care when inspecting the property. Potential purchasers should bear in mind the risk of sudden movements from machinery which may be present and operating at the property at the time of inspection, especially in and around the farm buildings. Potential purchasers are requested to wear supportive footwear for viewings, and are advised to be conscious of potentially uneven and slippery ground surfaces.

Farmhouse: EPC rating F.

Somerset West and Taunton
Deane House
Belverdere Road

By prior appointment with the Vendors’ agents Carter Jonas 01823 428 590.

From leaving Taunton, take the A358 towards Ilminster. After 2.4 miles, turn left at the traffic lights onto A378 signed towards Langport. Shortly thereafter turn left onto Soloman’s Hollow signed towards North Curry. Follow the road for 2 miles and then turn left onto Borough Lane. Continue for approximately 0.7 miles and turn right onto Combe Lane. The driveway to the property is found on the left-hand side.

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Key Property Details
Additional attributes
Outbuildings Land/Paddock
Property type
Total land
36.6 acres (14.8 hectares)
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