Skilgate, Taunton

Asking Price £280,000
3 Beds
1 Bathroom
  • Tranquil village setting on the edge of Exmoor
  • Semi detached
  • Kitchen/dining room
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • 3 bedrooms and bathroom
  • Beautiful country views
  • Large, south facing garden
  • Oil-fired central heating
  • Double glazed windows
  • Close to Dulverton and Bampton

Full Property Details

No. 2 St John's Close is situated in the small, rural village of Skilgate just outside the Exmoor National Park, southern edge of the Brendon Hills and close to the Somerset/Devon border. The property is situated opposite the historic church of St John the Baptist and is conveniently located within 5 miles of Bampton and 6 miles of Dulverton, both providing excellent local amenities including some lovely shops, pubs, eateries, primary schools, veterinary and doctors surgeries. Close by is Wimbleball Lake, a renowned beauty spot popular for walking and cycling and renowned for its fly fishing, sailing, rowing and many other activities at the Wimbleball Lake Outdoor Centre. Tiverton lies 12 miles to the south, from which there is access to the M5 motorway and Tiverton Parkway rail service. There are some beautiful walks on the doorstep and the whole area is renowned for its outstanding natural beauty.

This semi-detached, three bedroom property is ideal for those wanting to live the good life with it's peaceful location in the village, a large south facing garden and some wonderful rural views over the surrounding, undulating countryside. The front door opens into a covered walkway with access to the garden and two very useful storage rooms. A stable door leads into the kitchen/dining room with fitted units incorporating a double oven, induction hob with extractor fan over, dishwasher and washing machine, there is also space and plumbing for an American style fridge. Double doors lead out from the dining area to the decking and garden. A rear hall with a door to the garden leads through to the dual aspect sitting room with a fireplace and woodburning stove. Upstairs, leading off the landing, there are three double bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Outside, to the front of the property there is a small area of garden and a path leads up to the front door. The rear garden is over 90ft in length and is south facing, with a wide area of decking, summer house, shed and a variety of fruit trees.

The property benefits from double glazing throughout and oil-fired central heating.

Please note there is no parking with the property, however, there is on-street parking outside the property.

Services: Mains electricity and water. Drainage is by way of a shared water treatment plant. This is owned by Magna Housing and there is a monthly charge payable to Magna for the upkeep.

Tenure: Freehold

Council Tax: B

Local Authority: Somerset and West Taunton Council

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