Biscombe Hill House, Biscombe TA3

Biscombe Hill House, Biscombe TA3

5 Bedroom | 4 Baths

Offers in excess of £1,300,000
Lower Millhayes 2 miles
Prowses 2.1 miles
Lower Millhayes 2.1 miles

A detached country house set within nearly 32 acres of woodland and pasture in the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with far reaching views.

LOCATION

The property is situated close to the Somerset/Devon border in a particularly attractive part of the Blackdown Hills, which is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Hemyock, which is about two miles to the west, offers a range of shops and services including a school, medical centre, church, post office and traditional pub. Wellington, Honiton and Taunton are also all within easy reach, all of which offer a wide range of shopping, social and scholastic facilities.

There is an excellent range of good schools nearby both in the independent and state sectors including Uffculme School, Wellington School, and Queens and Kings Colleges and Taunton School.

The M5 motorway can be joined at Taunton (Junction 25). Taunton also offers a regular intercity service to London Paddington (about 100 minutes by fast train). The A30 can be joined at Honiton, and Honiton also offers a regular intercity services to London Waterloo.

PROPERTY

Biscombe Hill House offers spacious and light accommodation (which is more specifically described by the floorplan below) comprising:

Lower Ground Floor
• Cellar

Ground Floor
• Entrance lobby
• Entrance Hall
• Hall with stairs to the first floor
• Kitchen
• Conservatory
• Dining Room
• Drawing Room with circular stairs up to the main bedroom suite and down to the cellar
• Sitting Room
• Lean-to Garden Room
• Utility Room with 2no. WCs

First Floor
• Double Bedroom with en-suite bathroom, dressing room, door to the roof terrace. Access via the circular staircase
• Double Bedroom with en-suite bathroom
• Landing with door to the adjoining roof terrace
• Guest Bedroom Suite with en-suite bathroom and dressing room
• Two further Double Bedrooms
• Family Bathroom

Second Floor
• Second Floor Lookout Tower with access via the circular staircase

Outside

Outside, the property has the benefit of large lawned gardens, garage and garden store. There is also a walled garden (partially completed) to the south of the house.

The Land

The house is surrounded by its own land which comprises two wild flower meadows to the south and east of the house, together with woodland which runs down either side of the access drive to the gated entrance with the adjoining road. The woodland contains vast swathes of bluebells; the areas close to the house are home to an abundance of wild native daffodil and these are preceded each New Year by masses of snowdrops. In addition, wild orchids appear at many locations, in the wild flower meadows and throughout the woodland.

METHOD OF SALE

The property is offered for sale by private treaty.

TENURE & POSSESSION

The freehold of the property is offered for sale with vacant possession available upon completion.

SERVICES

The property is serviced by mains water and electricity with private drainage.

RIGHTS OF WAY

There are public footpaths over the land.

HEALTH & SAFETY

Potential purchasers must take particular care when inspecting the property. Potential purchasers are requested to wear supportive footwear for viewings and are
advised to be conscious of potentially uneven and slippery ground surfaces.

EPC RATING(S)
Biscombe Hill House has a current EPC rating of E (46).

LOCAL AUTHORITY

Somerset West and Taunton
Deane House
Belverdere Road
Taunton
TA1 1HE
www.somersetwestandtaunton.gov.uk

VIEWINGS

Viewings are strictly by appointment with the agents, Carter Jonas, on 01823 428590.

DIRECTIONS

From the village of Hemyock, follow signs from Hemyock Methodist Church to Clayhidon, Churchstanton and Churchinford. Take Culmbridge Road, passing Hemyock Post Office on the right hand side. Continue up and out of the village passing Brookridge Timber on the right hand side. After about 2 miles on this road you will reach a sign indicating Biscombe and Stapley. Turn left and follow this lane down the hill until the first right turn. Turn right and the entrance gate to Biscombe Hill House is the first property on the right (a white 5 bar gate bearing the property name).

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Key Property Details
Property attributes
Detached
Total Sq Ft
1,389,999.6 (129,135.3 Sq M) approx.
Carter Jonas reference
TAU200116
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