A picturesque Grade II listed detached house set within a peaceful location with approx. 7 acres.

Tolleys House is an exceptionally picturesque detached Grade II Listed house offering a wealth of period features, sensitively modernised to provide an ideal family home and presented to an excellent standard throughout. On the ground floor is a substantial drawing room with beams and an open fireplace, as well as a well-proportioned sitting room, plus a large dining room. The dining room benefits from a window seat and a considerable inglenook fireplace, which has been cleverly utilised by the current owners as a distinctive additional dining space. The kitchen and adjoining utility room benefit from a range of fitted units, modern built-in appliances including a Quooker hot tap and a Rayburn, as well as an electric hob. A boot room completes the ground floor accommodation. On the first floor, the principal bedroom features a sleek en suite shower room, whilst the two additional bedrooms are serviced by a stylish family bathroom.

Local Authority: South Somerset District Council.

Services: Mains electricity, private water and drainage. Oil fired central heating.

Council Tax: Band E.

Rights of Way: Part of the access and parking area is unregistered land.

This property has 7.5 acres of land.


A low stone wall fronts the lane, with mature shrubs and climbing plants enhancing the kerb appeal of the property. There is a spacious driveway to the side of the property, providing ample parking space, as well as a car port. A side gate in the picket fence on the driveway gives access to the rear garden, where there is a paved terrace that provides the ideal setting for outdoor dining. The garden is well-maintained, with areas laid to lawn and boundaries of mature hedging, shrubs, trees and colourful all-seasons planting. Within the garden, which amounts to approximately half an acre, are two sets of well-maintained stables.

There is also a field of pasture measuring approximately 7 acres, situated immediately across the lane from the house.


Lydmarsh is situated in the picturesque Somerset countryside which offers superb opportunities for outdoor pursuits such as walking, cycling and riding direct from the property. Day-to-day amenities are available in Chaffcombe, just a mile away, whilst the popular seaside town of Lyme Regis is about 13 miles away, offering a superb selection of cultural, recreational and independent shopping facilities. The County Town of Somerset, Taunton, is also just over 16 miles away, offering an even greater range of amenities. Transport links are excellent, with the nearby A30 leading to the A303, M5 and the national motorway network. There are regular train services from Honiton, approximately 16 miles away, to London (Waterloo) as well as to the thriving Cathedral City of Exeter with its wide range of leisure, business and cultural facilities. There is an excellent choice of schools in the area including Holyrood Academy (Ofsted 'Outstanding'), Taunton School, King's College, Queen's College and King's Hall.


The postcode TA20 4AB will take you to the property using a satellite navigation system.

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Other features

  • Approximately 7.5 acres
  • Stables
  • Chocolate box house
  • Over 2,500 sq. ft. including outbuildings

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Lydmarsh Somerset TA20

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