Property for sale in Upton, Taunton, Somerset TA4

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Property features

  • 5 bedrooms

Property description

Moor House Farm is situated in an elevated south east facing position with fantastic, far reaching views of Exmoor National Park. The 111.42 acres ring fence the farmhouse providing a private tranquil setting in the glorious Somerset countryside. The north Somerset coast is in close proximity, as well as Exmoor National Park, both of which provide superb recreational opportunities including walking, cycling and equestrian pursuits. The nearby Wimbleball Lake offers a wide range of water based activities.

Moor House Farm
The long drive leads past the woodland and fields, passing the farm buildings to the left and to the farm house on the right.

The path in front of the house passes through formally planted lavender beds to the open porch and front door.

The entrance hall leads to the sitting room, the staircase and the drawing room with its’ inglenook fireplace and log burning stove, which in turn leads to the large kitchen/breakfast room with a four oven Aga, traditional handmade English cupboards, walk in larder and coat cupboard.

The kitchen leads to the second boot room, and to the laundry room, wc and dairy kitchen.

The dairy kitchen opens onto the dining room which leads to the rear hall with wet room, WC, wine room and boot room off.

The study, with log burning stove leads off the boot room as does the sitting room, also with log burning stove.

The layout is similar to that of a Devon longhouse and the ground floor has been designed in such a way that a separate apartment can be created within the existing layout.

The reception rooms and kitchen enjoy the fantastic outlook to the front of the house, as do all of the bedrooms, and with large windows, the house is particularly light.

Moor House Farm is located on the edge of Upton village at the eastern end of Wimbleball Lake. Bampton, Dulverton and Wiveliscombe offer services such as a doctors, bakers, butchers, general stores, restaurants and public houses. Upton Village has a pub as well as a village hall both in walking distance.

Taunton (approximately 16.6 miles) and Tiverton (approximately 15 miles) offer a wider range of shops, supermarkets and schools. Secondary schooling is available at Minehead or Wiveliscombe, with independent schools at Tiverton, Taunton, Wellington and West Buckland.

The M5 is approximately 12.6 miles away, providing links to the A38 and A30 to the South and Bristol and London to the north and east. Taunton and Tiverton Parkway are in close proximity both providing frequent high speed train services. Journey times from Taunton and Tiverton Parkway to London (Paddington) are approximately 1 hour 45 minutes and 2 hours respectively. Exeter International Airport and Bristol Airport are easily accessible with regular flights to London City Airport and ever increasing domestic and international flights.

The south east facing garden has formally planted lavender beds in front of the house, original cobbles outside the kitchen and a cottage garden to the side. Steps from the cottage garden lead to an enclosed garden with gate to adjoining paddocks. Stone steps through lavender planted beds behind the house lead to a garden with far reaching views across Exmoor.

Directly across the drive from the house is the old stable block that has recently been reroofed. To the west of these there are a range of agricultural buildings, suitable for a variety of uses. They are currently arranged for equine use.

There are additional stone buildings suitable for redevelopment subject to planning. Across the property there are a number of interesting options available to a potential purchaser, subject to planning.

The Land
Within a ring fence the wonderful gently undulating pasture surrounding the farm stead, made up of a number of paddocks ideal for grazing. This land also provides amenity and security to the farm house and all of the fields are accessible from the main agricultural buildings.

There is mixed woodland with bluebells in the spring. Separately the upper reaches of the River Haddeo run along the western boundary. In all this allows an abundance of wildlife to be enjoyed throughout the year.

In total the land extends to 111.42 acres. There are 105.40 acres of agricultural land and 2.82 acres of woodland.

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Nearby transport

  • Tiverton Parkway (10.1 miles)
  • Taunton (14.1 miles)
  • Bridgwater (19.4 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (22.4 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (23.7 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (37.9 miles)
  • Minehead Harbour (11.0 miles)
  • Bridgwater Ferry Terminal (19.6 miles)
  • Barry Waterfront Ferry Terminal (24.5 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Wiveliscombe Primary School (4.8 miles)
  • Dulverton Junior School (5.5 miles)
  • All Saints CofE VC Infants School (5.5 miles)
  • West Somerset College (9.8 miles)
  • Taunton School (13.5 miles)
  • King's College (14.7 miles)
  • Kingsmead Academy (5.0 miles)
  • Danesfield Church of England Voluntary Controlled Community Middle School (8.7 miles)
  • Court Fields School (9.8 miles)
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