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Moorlinch, between Street and Bridgwater Guide Price £475,000

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  • A delightful detached cottage
  • Situated in a quiet setting in a popular village
  • Great living space throughout
  • 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms
  • Great views
  • Pretty mature gardens
  • Double garage
  • Workshop with lights and power
  • Ample parking
  • Viewing essential

A delightful detached cottage in a quiet setting in this popular small rural village a few miles west of Street.


Street 6 miles, Glastonbury 7 miles, Langport 9 miles, Wells 13 miles, Bridgwater 8 miles, Taunton 20 miles and Bristol 40 miles


The accommodation includes a hall, sitting room, kitchen & dining room, utility area, 4 bedrooms, bathroom and shower room. Outside are a double garage and workshop with lights, power and water tap, a covered store, ample parking and a very pretty mature garden with great views.


An added benefit of the property is the bank of PV panels, fully owned and producing a good income (£1900+ per year)


Westgate Cottage is on the edge of the village alongside a quiet no through lane and enjoys views of the bordering countryside to the south and northwards to the church on the hill. The cottage has been extended in recent years, has plenty of living space and retains its character with exposed stonework, beams and flagstones. These features are complemented by double glazing and central heating from the solid fuel Rayburn in the kitchen.


There's a front porch that opens into the sitting room although most visitors use a side door. This opens into a hallway with flagstones, staircase, an understairs cupboard, a door to the rear hallway and also a door to the sitting room. This is a very comfortable and appealing room with ceiling beams, a large inglenook fireplace with a stone flagged hearth, bread oven and a wood burning stove. Next to the sitting room is the combined kitchen and dining room. The dining area has plenty of space for a table and chairs and there's a step up into the kitchen area. This is well fitted out with a generous number of kitchen cupboards and work surfaces, tiled splashbacks, a one and a half bowl sink unit, larder, a freestanding cooker with an extractor and the Rayburn. This is a cooker range and has a back boiler which provides the central heating and hot water, and of course, as all "Rayburn owners" know, becomes the heart of the house!


At the back of the cottage is a door from the garden that opens into a small hall area where there's space for coats and boots. This leads to a hallway which links back to the side hall. Off the hallway are a cloakroom/shower room, utility area and the ground floor 4th bedroom. The cloakroom/shower room has wall tiling, a large walk in shower and the hand basin and wc set in a fitted unit. The utility area has a sink unit, store cupboards, wall cupboards, work surface and space for a washing machine and a large freezer. The bedroom is a double and is conveniently situated close to the shower room.


The staircase leads to the first floor landing where there is an open space ideal as a study area. There are 3 bedrooms on the first floor and the family bathroom. The main bedroom has fitted wardrobes, cupboards and the airing cupboard with hot water tank and immersion heater. The second bedroom also has a fitted wardrobe. The third bedroom is currently used as a music room and has extensive views out across the countryside. The bathroom has wall tiling, a bath with an electric shower above, a hand basin and wc.


At the front of the cottage is a neat garden protected by a stonewall with a pedestrian gate to the front door. This garden also leads to a well arranged lawned south facing garden with an apple tree, oak tree, flower and shrub beds and a pergola clad with honeysuckle and a climbing rose. There's also a very pleasant terrace for 2 benches next to a small pond and enjoying fabulous views. Immediately at the back of the cottage is a courtyard flanked by the cottage and a high wall to the north side and which together combine to make a wonderful very private suntrap with a BBQ area and outdoor electric point. An area absolutely ideal for al fresco dining or simply relaxing.


Next to this area are a parking space and a garage and workshop. The rear of the garage incorporates a covered storage area. At the front of the garage is parking for a further three cars.

About the area

Moorlynch lies in the heart of the beautiful Somerset countryside well away from any busy roads or unsightly commercial development. The village has an active community and a very popular pub. Within easy driving distance are various small towns and larger villages that provide range of shopping, cultural and sporting activities. These include Glastonbury, Street, Wells, Wedmore and Bridgwater with Taunton and Bristol also within commuting distance. There are good communications with the M5 and A303, Bristol and Exeter airports and direct rail services to London at Taunton and Castle Cary. The area has excellent state and independent schools including various primary schools, Hugh Sexeys and Kings of Wessex, Sidcot, Wells Cathedral, Millfield, Shapwick School (specialising in dyslexia), and the Taunton and Bristol schools.


From Street head towards Bridgwater on the A39. Continue through Ashcott and past turnings into Shapwick and turn left onto Moor Road signposted Moorlinch. Follow the road down into the village. At The Ring O’Bells turn right. Continue to the 2nd right turn, Westgate Cottage is immediately in front, on the corner. Go straight on and park at the front of the property’s garage.

Important Notice

Roderick Thomas, their clients and any joint agents state that these details are for general guidance only and accuracy cannot be guaranteed. They do not constitute any part of any contract. All measurements are approximate and floor plans are to give a general indication only and are not measured accurate drawings. No guarantees are given with regard to planning permission or fitness for purpose. No apparatus, equipment, fixture or fitting has been tested. Items shown in photographs are not necessarily included. Purchasers must satisfy themselves on all matters by inspection or otherwise. VIEWINGS - interested parties are advised to check availability and current situation prior to travelling to see any property.

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Pit Hill Lane Moorlinch
Bridgwater TA7 9BT
County: Somerset
Sale Type: For Sale
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