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Upper High Street, Taunton £450,000

  • IMPRESSIVE RECEPTION HALL
  • ACCOMMODATION ON THREE FLOORS
  • MANY PERIOD FEATURES
  • GARDEN FLOOR ACCOMMODATION VERY FLEXIBLE
  • GARDENS WITH DIRECT ACCESS TO VIVARY PARK
  • FIVE MINUTE WALK TO TOWN CENTRE
  • FOUR DOUBLE BEDROOMS
  • NO CHAIN

A Georgian Grade II listed townhouse, St Michaels overlooks the lovely Vivary Park to the rear. This flexible and generously proportioned family accommodation retains original features of the period and contains 3/4 reception rooms, 4 bedrooms and delightful mature gardens. Off street parking spaces usually available to rent within a short walking distance.


Upper High Street
Taunton TA1 3PX
County: Somerset
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: AGT03875

Front entrance door into

Reception Hall

18' 8'' x 12' 8'' (5.69m x 3.86m)

A magnificent double height room with original tessellated tiled floor and a superb ceiling height of 12' 8". Original open fireplace and arched window to front with window shutter. Several steps then lead down to the :

GARDEN FLOOR

Cloakroom

White suite of low level wc and pedestal wash hand basin.

Family Snug

18' 0'' (max) x 12' 9'' (5.48m x 3.88m)

Original flagstone floor, original cast iron open fireplace, built-in book shelving.

Garden Room

13' 2'' x 11' 6'' (4.01m x 3.50m)

This room has been used as a working consulting room. Partially glazed door opens to walled courtyard garden.

Utility Room

12' 9'' x 12' 7'' (3.88m x 3.83m)

Original flagstone floor and a butlers sink set in a solid worktop, various built-in cupboards to either side of an original chimney breast, one of which houses the Worcester gas fired boiler supplying central heating and hot water.

UPPER GROUND FLOOR

with walk-in pantry.

Kitchen

17' 6'' x 9' 0'' (5.33m x 2.74m)

Fitted with a range of wall and floor storage cupboards, ceramic tiled worktops and inset marble chopping board. Eye level Neff double electric oven, ceramic hob, wall shelving and single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Exposed floor boards.

Drawing Room

18' 8'' x 16' 0'' (into bay window) (5.69m x 4.87m)

The bay window has a glazed door which opens onto a small balcony with metal steps descending into the charming gardens. This room enjoys a superb view over the garden to Vivary Park and contains the an original and working open fireplace and exposed floorboards. An original archway then opens to the:

Dining Room

13' 3'' x 11' 6'' (4.04m x 3.50m)

Original exposed floorboards, sash window to rear with similar views, built-in book shelving and independent door to the upper ground floor hall.

Staircase from upper ground floor hall to:

TOP FLOOR

with built-in airing cupboard andlagged hot water tank.

Bedroom 1

19' 0'' x 13' 0'' (5.79m x 3.96m)

Original fireplace and exposed floorboards, two windows with stunning views of the gardens and Vivary Park.

Bedroom 2

19' 4'' x 12' 10'' (5.89m x 3.91m)

Original fireplace. Built-in book shelving.

Bedroom 3

12' 0'' x 11' 8'' (3.65m x 3.55m)

Window overlooking the courtyard gardens and Vivary Park. Wardrobe recess.

Bedroom 4

12' 9'' x 12' 0'' (3.88m x 3.65m)

Bathroom

9' 8'' x 6' 5'' (2.94m x 1.95m)

White suite comprising a panelled bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and low level wc, tiled splashbacks.

Outside

The rear garden is an absolute delight thoughtfully planted with an interesting range of specimen trees and shrubs including acers and a mature magnolia. The garden is principally laid to lawn but also includes an original cobbled sitting area. One corner of the garden a door leads into a walled garden area brick paved and a small pond and a well contained mature bamboo. The garden also enjoys access into the garden room. A pedestrian wrought iron gate at the end of the garden is set into a mature hedge and opens directly into Vivary Park, 'a beautifully maintained municipal park'..

Directions

With immediate access to the shops, restaurants and facilities of Taunton, to the rear St Michaels has the beautiful town park with facilities including golf, cafes and play areas. It is possible to walk or cycle to primary and secondary schools, both state and private through the park, avoiding the town’s traffic. To reach St Michaels – walk up the High Street away from the town centre and at the very top, with the Vivary gates in front of you, bear right and cross the road. The property can be found to your right, painted dark grey with a red front door. Within this simple, centrally located exterior lies a hidden gem.

Original sweeping staircase from reception hall to :


Upper High Street
Taunton TA1 3PX
County: Somerset
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: AGT03875
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