Pitminster, Taunton, Somerset, TA3

Under Offer ££1,500,000 Guide

Key Features

Residential/Commercial Holding
Grade II Listed Farmhouse in need of modernisation
Range of modern and traditional farm buildings
83 Acres of ring fenced pasture/arable land
Available as a whole or in up to three lots
Highly sought after location
Foot slopes of the Blackdown Hills

About This Property

A well situated residential holding, on the foot slopes of the Blackdown Hills. Available as a whole or in up to three lots. In all about 83.82 Acres

The holding is centred upon a period Grade II Listed farmhouse currently providing six bedroom living accommodation and boasting a wealth of character features. The property is now in need of complete renovation but has the potential to create a fabulous family home in this highly desirable village. Adjacent is an extensive range of modern and traditional farm buildings designed for dairy and livestock production, although with the flexibility to adapt to a number of alternative uses, subject to any necessary consents. The farmstead is conveniently situated within its own land, primarily comprising productive pastures with some fields having arable capabilities.
In total Flyboat Farm extends to 83.82 acres and is being offered for sale as a whole or in up to three convenient Lots as described within these sale particulars.


The farmhouse appears to date back some 300 years, or so in part with the later Victorian addition. The property which is Grade II Listed is in need of complete renovation to bring it up to todays standards but has the potential to create a superb family home. In brief, the accommodation comprises of an entrance porch with W.C., a hallway which has two staircases to the first floor, one to the original part of the house and another to the later addition. The older part consists of a kitchen and dining room with three bedrooms and a bathroom over. At the other end is a sitting room, a former kitchen/utility and log store with three further bedrooms and bathroom above. The accommodation upstairs is currently separated in two but could easily be linked back together if required.

The house is set back from the public highway where a pedestrian gate gives access to a garden path which leads to the front door, flanked on either side by lawned gardens. The front gardens are interspersed with a number of mature shrubs, trees and bushes and a large walled vegetable garden lies to the west which could be lawned if required. To the rear is a further area of lawned gardens, together with carport and a number of mature trees.

Positioned to the south of the farmhouse is a range of modern and traditional farm buildings which can be more particularly described as follows:-
The numbers in the table below correspond with the identification plan within these sale particulars.

The land associated with this Lot lies to the south of the farmstead and is contained within a ring fence. Of late the land has been extensively farmed with minimal input and is ideally suited to livestock, dairy or arable enterprises. The land is principally level and gradually rises to the south, all fields are enclosed within natural hedgerow boundaries with the majority enjoying trough watering. In total, Lot 1 extends to 57.93 acres as shown shaded pink on the attached identification plan.


Located to the north of Lot 1 across the public highway is a block of level pastureland divided into two enclosures with good road access and frontage. Lot two is shaded green on the attached identification plan and in all extends to 9.63 acres.


Lot 3 lies adjacent to Lot 2 and is accessed off a stone track off Poundisford Road to the north. It comprises a block of arable/pasture land divided into two enclosures with natural hedgerow boundaries and two small field shelters. Lot three is shown shaded blue on the attached identification plan and in all extends to 15.26 acres.

The property occupies a most attractive and readily accessible edge of village location, lying at the foot slopes of the gently rolling Blackdown Hills, in an area recognised for its high scenic and conservation value. Positioned on the edge of this sought after village, the property is conveniently located close to the County Town and major communication networks. Pitminster itself offers a popular village pub, church and village hall with the villages of Blagdon Hill, Trull and Corfe close by. Taunton affords extensive recreational and educational facilities benefitting those of a County Town and major regional centre, including the noted public schools of Taunton, King’s and Queen’s Colleges, with Wellington also within easy reach.
From Taunton there are exceptional communication links by both road and rail. The M5 interchange (J25) and the A303 trunk road provides excellent links to the south east, Wales and the north. Whilst the mainline rail station provides direct daily service to Bristol, Birmingham and London, including a fast rail service to London, Paddington. International airports are found at both Bristol and Exeter both within an hours drive.
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