- Charming detached period home
- Beautiful rural setting within the Quantock Hills
- 5 Bedrooms
- 4 Reception Rooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- Double Garage
- Tennis Court
- Approximately 7 miles from Taunton and Bridgwater
A charming detached period home of immense charm and character occupying a beautiful rural setting within the Quantock Hills, in grounds of about 2 acres.
Occupied by the current owner for over 30 years, Courtway Cottage is a property steeped in history with parts dating back to the 17th Century. It offers spacious family sized accommodation with 4 reception rooms together with a particularly large and impressive Reception Hall. On the first floor there are 5 bedrooms approached via 2 staircases.
The house is located in an attractive rural setting, deep within the Quantock Hills, but with excellent access to both Taunton & Bridgwater.
It stands in large gardens with various outbuildings, with a large double garage & ‘short’ tennis court and paddock. In all the grounds extend to about 2 acres
The accommodation comprises:
Glazed vestibule, quarry tiled flooring, glazed door to reception hall.
Impressive reception hall with stairs rising to the first floor landing, ornate fireplace, opening to gallery.
Front aspect window, large inglenook fireplace, tiled flooring, oak panelled walls, patio doors to the front garden.
Front aspect patio doors to the front terrace overlooking tennis court and thatched outbuilding, tiled flooring, panelled wall, fireplace, open plan to the family room.
A modern addition with twin Velux roof light windows, panelled walls, tiled flooring.
Conservatory kitchen under polycarbonate roof, recently fitted with a comprehensive range of black high gloss matching doors and drawer fronts and worktop over, space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, inset sink with upright chrome mixer tap, contrasting tiled flooring, door to side and door to front. Breakfast bar area, fitted AGA oven with twin hotplates.
Side aspect window, door to formal dining room.
Stairs rise to the first floor landing, rear aspect stained glass window, side aspect leaded light window.
Bedroom 1 A light and airy double aspect room, freestanding bath.
Bedroom 2 Rear and side aspect windows,
Bathroom Panelled bath, low level WC and wash hand basin.
Bedroom 3 Rear aspect window
Bedroom 4 Front aspect window, built in wardrobes
Bedroom 5 Front aspect window.
The property stands in grounds of about 2 acres, comprising gardens and field. The property is approached over a long private gated and tree-lined driveway leading to a parking area for numerous vehicles. Terrace with balustrading and patio, leisure building with thatched roof, steps lead to the tennis court. Double Garage with power and light. The gardens rise up behind the property, giving access to the field. From the gardens and field there are lovely views over the surrounding countryside.
Courtway Cottage is situated in the small hamlet of Courtway which is situated in the heart of the Quantock Hills which are designated An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. They provide miles of footpaths and bridleways ideal for those with walking and riding interests. The village of Spaxton is nearby and has a community run shop, pub and primary school. Bridgwater and Taunton are both readily accessible both being about 7 miles away
From Taunton proceed in a northerly direction towards Kingston St Mary. Continue through the village and on cresting Buncombe Hill, continue straight over towards Nether Stowey. Follow the road down the hill where the property will be found on the right hand side shortly after the first right hand bend.