Petherton Road, North Newton, Bridgwater

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
A substantial period farmhouse with yard and a range of out building set in ground of approximately 5.73 acres


This historic property is situated on the edge of a popular rural village enjoying far reaching views to the rear of open country side. The village of North Newton lies approximately six miles from Taunton and provides a primary school, village pub and church. The Taunton to Bridgwater canal path is close by providing coarse fishing and a tow path for walking and cycling. Taunton offers an extensive range of shopping, sporting and cultural facilities with a direct rail line to London Paddington. Motorway access can be gained approximately three miles away from junction 24 of the M5 motorway and the cities of Bristol and Exeter are within an hour drive in either direction, both hosting international airports.


Bridge Farm appears to date from the early 19th Century and has been extended over the years to provide a substantial period house with versatile living accommodation arranged over two floors. Build of stone, brick and rendered elevations under a pitch tiled roof, the house retains much of its original charm and character. It is situated on a good-sized plot with gardens, outbuilding and yard, extending to 5.73 acres.


The accommodation comprises an original passage hall, opening into a conservatory which overlooks the garden. There is a sitting room with double aspect and twin fireplaces at either end of the room. One being a deep inglenook with inset stove and heavy beam over. There is a separate dining room with deep inglenook fireplace with stove and door to larder cupboard. There is a kitchen/breakfast room which comprises of a range of appliances and a range of wall and base units. A door opens up onto the utility room with further doors to front driveway, door to garden room and inner hallway, where there is a separate staircase to a self-contained bedroom. There are four further bedrooms further bedrooms, two with en-suite and another bathroom on the first floor.


The property sits within a garden curtilage of 0.23 acres, comprising to the front a lawn with pedestrian path leading to the front door and parking area. A tarmac splay from the road leads to a shared drive with tarmac parking for approximately four cars. Five bar field gate leads to a tarmac coated parking area in front of the double garage, which has twin up and over doors and has workshop and store to the rear. The garden is predominantly laid to lawn with feature wishing well and concrete path and patio against the rear of the house. To the rear east of the house and the garden is a yard including an access drive. The yard is contains the following buildings; Six fabricated galvanised steel kennels in an open front lean-to building with corrugated pitch roof. There is a rendered concrete block building comprising of two stables beneath a fibre cement pitch roof. There is a Dutch barn of steel construction beneath a corrugated iron roof supported on steel trusses. The barn is fully enclosed on three sides with concrete block walling and an open front and concrete ground floor with steps leading up to a first floor used for the storage bedding with a small workshop area and double doors for loading. Leading from the Dutch Barn is rendered colour washed block building with two stables and tack room beneath a mono pitch corrugated iron roof. Adjoining single stable/store to the rear of the Dutch barn is a lean to log store and open front materials. To the rear (east) and adjoining the property is a paddock of approximately 4.9 acres being laid to permanent pasture bounded by traditional hedges supplemented with a post and wire fence. The land is level and of good quality fed by a water trough supplied by the mains.


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