Upton, Taunton, Somerset, TA4

Under Offer ££525,000 Guide

Key Features

Unique Contemporary Country Residence
Gardens & Grounds of Approx 4.788 Acres
Tranquil Rural Location on Brendon Hills
Unrivalled Countryside Views
Character Features & Contemporary Architecture
Three Double Bedrooms, Two Reception Rooms
Modern Kitchen & Bathroom
No Onward Chain

About This Property

Unique contemporary country residence with elevated gardens grazing land extending in total to approximately 4.788 acres. Tranquil setting boasting unrivalled countryside views. Versatile split level accommodation offering a delightful blend of character features alongside striking contemporary architecture. NO ONWARD CHAIN.

A fantastic and rare opportunity to acquire this delightful and most unique rural residence in a glorious elevated position.

'Raglands' has been beautifully extended and remodelled at the hands of the current owner and now boasts versatile split level accommodation, offering three generous double bedrooms (master with part finished en-suite), two spacious reception rooms, modern fitted kitchen and family bathroom.

Whilst the property has seen vast improvements in recent years, there is still scope for purchasers to put their own stamp on the property. Offered to the market with no onward chain.

The flexible accommodation in brief comprises; Entrance door opening into a glazed entrance vestibule. Superb central light and airy dining hall with skylights and stylish bespoke staircase leading to the upper and lower levels, windows and French doors overlook the rear elevation. The dual aspect kitchen affords lovely views to the front over open countryside and has been beautifully fitted with a modern range of high gloss wall and base units complimented by a multitude of integrated appliances. The first floor of the original cottage is a delightful room (currently arranged as a sitting room) boasting high vaulted ceilings with exposed beams and cottage style windows overlooking the fields to the front elevation. The ground floor of the original cottage is a cosy room with painted stone fireplace with inset 'Hunter' wood burning stove and heavy beam over, painted beam ceiling, window seats to the front and a 'library nook'. The adjacent room forms part of a single story rear extension and has been cleverly designed to fit the surrounding landscape, the room is adaptable and would make a fantastic home office or third double bedroom if so required. The superb main bedroom is housed in a separate extension wing with sedum roof, tall windows with integral bespoke shutters to the front afford glorious views over the front terrace and open countryside beyond, a door opens into a space designed and prepared for an en-suite, plumbing and electricity is in place but it requires a bathroom suite and tiling to complete it - offering purchasers the scope to make their mark on the property. A generous modern style four piece family bathroom completes the accommodation.

Oustide, the property is currently approached from a two car parking bay although there are two further vehicular access points offering scope to create a larger driveway approach. Steps lead to the front terrace with raised flower filled borders and an outdoor seating area placed to enjoy al freso dining whilst enjoying the superb views. a further set of steps lead alongside the extensions and up to the elevated garden which is a blank canvas with tremendous uninterupted views over the rooftops of the house. Beyond the garden and alongside the road, access is found to the grazing land currently divided into four parcels which border woodland. The gardens and grounds extend in total to approximately 4.788 acres.

Agents Note - The property is subject to an overage clause in respect of any planning permission for the development of a new commercial dwelling on the land, specifically at the rate of 25% of uplift over a period of 20 years from 2011.
Shooting and hunting rights over the land are witheld.

The quaint village of Upton is situated in the Brendon Hills and forms a fine base from which to engage in a number of rural activities including riding, fishing, shooting, hunting, walking, with Wimbleball Lake nearby offering wonderful opportunities to fish and sail. Many of the renowned attractions of Exmoor, the Quantocks and the rugged coastline of West Somerset and North Devon are within easy motoring distance. Shopping and other facilities are available at various nearby centres including Wiveliscombe (appox 8 miles), Dulverton (approx 7 miles), Bampton (approx 6.5 miles), Williton (approx 11 miles), Minehead (approx 18 miles), along with the County Town of Taunton which is about 18 miles distant.
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