- Stunning 6 bedroom family home
- Superbly appointed throughout
- Beautiful gardens and grounds with lake and stream
- Heated swimming pool
- Delightful views
- Ample parking and double garage
- In all about 9 acres
- Central location within this sought after Quantock Hills village
- No Onward Chain
A beautifully appointed six bedroom family home situated in the centre of this sought after Quantock Hills village with views towards the Church and standing in beautiful mature gardens with stream, lake and paddock. In all about 9 acres.
Copper Hill has been designed to take full advantage of its stunning location, with all the main reception rooms enjoying wonderful views over the gardens and the parish church and to the Quantock hills. It offers light and airy accommodation and all the main reception rooms open directly to the gardens and terrace. The gardens are an undoubted feature of the property, are stocked with an abundance of specimen shrubs and trees, designed to provide colour and interest throughout the year. The property was built in 1972 by well known and respected builders, Stansells and since that time, the property has been cleverly and thoughtfully extended to create a house worthy of this stunning location. The property comes to the market offered in superb order throughout, offering particularly spacious six bedroom accommodation, with five reception rooms and a beautifully appointed kitchen/family room, very much the 'heart of the house'. The property has gas fired central heating and is double glazed.
The gardens and grounds are an undoubted feature of the property and have been beautifully landscaped and provide the house with an outstanding setting.
The house is approached over a cattle grid with tarmac driveway, sweeping past the property, leading to a large parking and turning area and to the integral Double Garage. The driveway is flanked by mature specimen trees and shrubs.
Situated on the south side of the property can be found a large terrace with pergola with climbing roses and glorious outlooks over the garden, paddocks and church. Expanses of lawn interspersed with shrubs and trees, leads down to the lake where there are further specimen shrubs and trees. A bridge crosses the stream and a gate provides access into the lower paddock with a stream running through and an orchard with a number of newly planted fruit trees. A gate leads into the main paddock, which extends to about 3 acres. Set in a lower corner of the garden can be found a heated swimming pool with heat exchanger and the pool measures approximately 9 metres x 4.5 metres with surrounding paved terrace. Pool House with filtration system. Further area of garden with two ponds providing a haven for birds and wildlife. Beyond the garden can be found an area of woodland extending to almost 3 acres. A path meanders through the woodland, adjacent to a stream leading up to a small waterfall with daffodils, primroses and bluebells. In all the gardens and grounds extend to about 9 acres.
Copper Hill occupies probably one of the best positions in this sought after village. It enjoys an attractive elevated setting, standing at the foot of the Quantock hills, overlooking the parish church, located just off the village centre, away from passing traffic, yet within walking distance of all the amenities this thriving community provides. Kingston St Mary is one of the most sought after villages close to Taunton, offering an active community with many local clubs and organisations and amenities to include a highly regarded primary school, pub, village hall, playing field, church and garage. Kingston St Mary is a conservation village and is set on the lower slopes of the Quantock hills, which have been designated an Area of Outstanding. Natural Beauty and they provide miles of footpaths and bridleways, ideal for those with walking and riding interests. Indeed, there are many footpaths leading directly from the village. The property offers the dual benefits of an attractive rural outlook, yet is only 4 miles from the centre of Taunton and about 3 miles from the main line railway station. The preparatory school of Kings Hall is less than a mile away and junction 25 of the M5 motorway is also readily accessible. Taunton the county town provides excellent shopping and leisure facilities, with a good range of school, both in the state and independent sector, including Kings and Queens Colleges and Taunton School. Both Bristol and Exeter airports are also readily accessible, providing regular flights to Europe and the USA.
Leave Taunton in a northerly direction along Kingston Road, heading towards Kingston St Mary. On reaching the village proceed past the village green on the right and continue past Kingston Garage on the left. Shortly thereafter, turn right into Lodes Lane. Continue for about 200 yards and the drive into Copper Hill will be found on the right hand side, identified by a cattle grid.