Sand Street, Milverton, Taunton

Guide price

Bedrooms: 7
An attractive Grade II listed Georgian House with self-contained annexe, range of outbuildings and gardens.


Blackdown House is situated in the centre of Milverton, a beautiful village in the Vale of Taunton Deane. Milverton is largely made up of Georgian properties and is surrounded by rolling countryside. The coast, the Quantock Hills and Exmoor are all within easy striking distance. The village has a thriving community with many local amenities, including a post office, village store, inn, church and a popular primary school. Wiveliscombe (3 miles) and Wellington (4 miles) offer a further range of shops and amenities. 8 miles from the property is the county town of Taunton, which has an excellent range of shopping, recreational facilities and schools, together with a main line railway link to London in under 2 hours. The M5 motorway is accessible via junctions for Wellington and Taunton.


Blackdown House is a substantial detached village house, that is in need of general modernisation throughout and is situated in the popular village of Milverton. The house, which is Grade II listed has an attractive double fronted Georgian façade and includes well-proportioned accommodation arranged over three floors. There is a separate self-contained one bedroom annexe, range of stone outbuildings and there are extensive lawns, gardens which back onto open fields to the rear.


The accommodation is arranged three floors and includes a cross passage reception hall with a turning staircase to the first floor. There is a sitting room, which centres upon a fireplace with timber surround and a front aspect window, dado rail and picture rail. The dining room, again has an open fireplace with inset open fire with front aspect window, picture rail and a range of built-in bookshelves. The kitchen / breakfast room is fitted with a range of matching wall and base units with worksurfaces with sink, space for electric cooker, space for fridge / freezer, double aspect windows, open fireplace recess and a door to the store room, with a window to the side. There is a separate utility room with a WC and two small windows,

On the first floor, there is a galleried landing with stairs to the second floor, where there are five bedrooms, as well as a fitted bathroom suite and a separate WC. On the second floor there are two further bedrooms.


There is access to the side of the property, which leads onto a cobbled driveway, providing parking with access, which leads through to the rear of the property. There is a courtyard area, workshop and further access to the stone fronted barn, which provides garaging. Steps lead up to the self contained one bedroom annexe and this is now in need of some improvement and comprises an entrance porch, sitting room, bedroom, bathroom and kitchen. The access to the garden has steps, which leads up to a vegetable garden with greenhouse with deep planted herbaceous borders. The rest of the rear garden is laid to lawn and includes a number of mature Beech trees and backs onto open fields to the rear.


From the centre of the village of Milverton and the village shop the house can be found situated on Sand Street after a short distance on the right hand side.

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