Taunton Somerset TA4 Wood Lane, Stogumber

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Ref: EXE230058
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Features at a glance

  • Pretty extended character cottage
  • Contemporary high specification annexe with vaulted ceilings and terrace
  • Situated in a beautiful secluded valley on the edge of the desirable village of Stogumber
  • Half a mile walk to village centre providing, village shop, inn and primary school www.stogumber.org.uk
  • 6.62 acres of versatile land
  • Outbuildings inc. pole barn and a machine hall with a separate feed store.
  • 13.2 miles to Taunton and mainline rail station to London

A charming cottage with a detached annexe offering five bedrooms, set in approximatley 6.62 acres

Wood Farm Cottage is a well-presented family home that provides opportunities for multigeneral living or income potential through the impressive detached two-bedroom annexe. The property sits in an elevated position within its grounds of approximately 6.62 acres and benefits from several outbuildings. The cottage and annexe enjoy a peaceful edge-of-village location with views over the surrounding Somerset countryside.

The main house has a mixture of characterful features and modern fittings with exposed timber floorboards and beams to parts of the accommodation as well as brick-built fireplaces. The heart of the home is the 25ft kitchen and breakfast room which has terracotta floor tiles and a fireplace fitted with a woodburning stove as well as a large central island, a split butler sink and modern integrated appliances. The utility room provides further space for storage and appliances. Also on the ground floor there is a comfortable sitting room, a useful cloakroom and a light and airy dining room with panoramic views across the garden and surrounding countryside.

Upstairs there are three bedrooms, one of which benefits from built-in storage, plus a family shower room.

The annexe has an impressive 28ft sitting room and kitchenette with a vaulted ceiling and arched windows running to the apex of the ceiling and bifold doors that open onto a patio area. The ground floor of the annexe has one double bedroom and a contemporary bathroom with a freestanding bathtub and a walk-in shower, while the upper level has a further double bedroom. The annexe has been sustainably built and provides excellent eco credentials that include an air source heat pump, solar power energy and underfloor heating.

Local Authority: Somerset Council Services: Mains electricity, gas and water. Private drainage which we understand is compliant with current regulations. Further information is being sought. Council Tax: Band F Rights of Way: A public footpath crosses part of the property's boundary. Tenure: Freehold Guide Price: £1,150,000

This property has 6.62 acres of land.


At the entrance of the driveway there is a parking area for several vehicles with pathways leading to the main house and to the annexe. The driveway continues past the annexe to the outbuildings which comprise a pole barn and a machine hall with a separate feed store. The house and annexe are set in rolling gardens and grounds of approximately 6.62 acres and includes a vegetable garden, a babbling stream and a variety of mature specimen trees providing privacy. Beyond the gardens are grassy paddocks providing space which could be used for grazing livestock.


Wood Farm Cottage lies in a rural position in the small village of Stogumber, between Exmoor National Park and the Quantock Hills AONB and within easy reach of the beautiful Somerset coastline. The village has a local pub and a primary school, while the larger village of Williton is four and a half miles away, offering local amenities such as a supermarket, post office, community hospital, and primary and secondary schools. Taunton is within easy reach, and offers an excellent range of shops, supermarkets and leisure facilities, plus a mainline station providing direct services to London Paddington and Exeter St. David’s. There is no shortage of outstanding schools in the area, including King’s Hall Preparatory School, King’s College Taunton, Taunton School, Queen’s Taunton and Wellington School. Also within easy reach are Blundell’s in Tiverton, Sherborne School and Millfield. The M5 is 15 miles away, providing road access towards Exeter to the south and Bristol to the north.


From Exeter, head to the M5 and take the northbound carriageway, heading towards Taunton. Leave the M5 at junction 26, and at the roundabout, take the first exit and at the next roundabout, take the fourth exit onto the A38. After four miles, at the roundabout, take the first exit onto Silk Mills Road/A3065, and follow the A3065 for a mile and a half, before taking the first exit at a roundabout onto the A358. Take the third exit at the next roundabout to stay on the A358 and continue for nine miles before turning left, following the sign for Stogumber. After two miles, turn left following the sign for Higher Vexford and then turn right into Wood Lane. You will find the entrance to the property on the right-hand side.

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Ref: EXE230058
Interested in this property?
Guide Price
From £1,050,000