Ash Priors, Taunton

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
A charming attached period cottage, situated in an enviable location overlooking and adjoining Ash Priors common. The property comprises four bedrooms - two bathrooms. EPC Band C.


The Cottage on The Common is situated in a wonderful elevated position overlooking the common in the favoured village of Ash Priors, which is an area of outstanding natural beauty and has a thriving community with several popular clubs and associations together with a village hall located close by and an ancient village Church. Ash Priors is close to the larger village of Bishops Lydeard, which offers a further range of amenities including shops, a Primary School, pubs, garage, Doctor surgery and includes a West Somerset Steam Railway line to Minehead. Taunton, the County Town of Somerset is approximately six miles away and provides a comprehensive range or recreational, scholastic and shopping facilities, as well as having mainline railway links to the rest of the country and easy access to the M5 motorway from Junction 25. This area is known for its wonderful countryside and there are an abundance of footpaths and bridleways in the immediate area.


The Cottage on The Common is a charming attached cottage, which has been superbly extended and remodelled in recent years. The Cottage dates back over two hundred years and retains much of its original charm and character, including beamed ceilings, inglenook fireplaces and has never been on the open market before.


The accommodation comprises a panelled front door to an original cross passage hall with access through to the sitting room, utility room and stairs that rise to the first floor. The sitting room centres upon a large inglenook fireplace with exposed stone reveals. There is a front aspect window with a seat that overlooks the garden with access through to the open plan kitchen family room, which has a triple aspect with French doors and windows that open to the garden allowing the room to be flooded with light. The kitchen area is fitted with a range of handmade and painted units with a range of work surfaces on three walls, including a cooker, a hob and an oven underneath, a single drainer sink unit and an oak floor extends throughout the room. The sitting room area has a double wood burning stove, French doors through to the conservatory, which enjoys a beautiful aspect over the garden and a door that open out to the front. The utility room comes off of the kitchen and has a Belfast sink, an automatic washing machine and there is a downstairs cloakroom and door to the rear garden. On the first floor there are four good sized bedrooms all enjoying wonderful views over the garden and the common. There are two bathrooms, one having a fitted suite comprising a panelled bath, an enclosed double shower cubicle and a WC.


The Cottage is situated in an enviable position looking directly out to the common and is surrounded by enclosed gardens with recently restored stone walls and a five-bar gate that leads out on to the common. The gardens are a delightful feature of the property and are laid to lawn with deep planted herbaceous borders and include a variety of specimen trees and shrubs. There is a timber shed and stone wood store all located within the garden to the rear of the house. Approximately 0.2 acres is available to the rear of the property by separate negotiation.


Proceed out of Taunton on the A358 towards Williton and Minehead. At the new roundabout turn left sign posted to Ash Priors. Continue along this road where you will see the common on the right. Take the turning right and follow the road until you see The Cottage on the right-hand side, identified by a Stags For Sale Board.


Main water, electricity, private drainage and gas fired central heating.

01823 617493

Stags - Taunton

5 Hammet Street, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1RZ

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