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Cockercombe, Over Stowey
Sold Subject to Contract

3 beds | 2 baths | 2 receptions | Guide price £550,000 | 4.2 Acres

  • Excellent private residential equestrian smallholding
  • 2/ 3 bedrooms with ensuite shower room & downstairs bathroom
  • Stable yard & land directly adjoin the property
  • 4.2 Acres
  • Kitchen with oil fired AGA plus utility room
  • Dining room & sitting room : both with wood burning stoves
  • Contemporary glass conservatory overlooking original mill leat
  • Mature cottage garden
  • Ample parking with good access

A Beautifully Situated Grade ll Listed Cottage With Stables, Outbuildings And Land All Peacefully Situated On The Edge Of The Quantocks 4.2 Acres

Nether Stowey 1 mile, Spaxton 3 ½ miles and the County town
of Taunton and Bridgwater are about 9 ½ miles. M5 motorway at
Taunton (Junction 25) or Bridgwater (Junction 24).
Mainline Trains: Taunton to London Paddington under 2 hours.
Airport: Bournemouth, Exeter, Bristol all within 1¼ hours.

Situated at the foot of the Quantock Hills, an Area of Outstanding
Natural Beauty, Mill Cottage sits in the quiet hamlet of
Cockercombe with many historic villages including Nether
Stowey and Spaxton providing local amenities, schools, churches
and Public Houses. The County town and commercial centre of
Taunton with a host of shops, schools, mainline station, services
and M5 motorway lies within 10 miles. Alternatively Bridgwater
lying to the east provides similar services and motorway access.

Plentiful walking, cycling and riding
opportunities in the surrounding beautiful rolling countryside of
the Quantock Hills with numerous footpaths, bridleways and quiet
lanes. Racing is at Taunton, Exeter and Wincanton. Hunting with
the Taunton Vale Foxhounds or Harriers, West Somerset and West
Somerset Vale Foxhounds and Quantock Staghounds, all within
easy reach. Numerous golf courses within motoring distance.
Sailing, sea fishing and water sports on the north coast, with the
nearest beach at Kilve, a 15 minute drive. For further tourism and
leisure information see

Of note are the excellent selection of schools in the
area including Taunton School, King`s College, Wellington, Bruton
and Millfield. Independent schools details State
schools information

Mill Cottage is a Grade II Listed thatched cottage dating from
the early 1600s which was sympathetically restored in an
award winning refurbishment by the previous owners following
a fire in 1998. The roof was re-thatched in 2016. The
accommodation is well presented with a host of period features,
as well as a contemporary glass garden room overlooking the mill
stream. The kitchen benefits from an oil fired Aga, fitted wooden
cabinets and granite work surfaces. The sitting room boasts quarry
tiled floors and an efficient wood burning stove. The staircase is
handcrafted from English Oak and Elm and the wooden floors
continue into the three bedrooms upstairs, with their panelled
walls and beams. The quality of the restoration
is apparent throughout and successfully creates a traditional, yet
comfortable characterful home.

The house extends to some 116.6.m² (GIA).
• Sitting Room
• Reception/Dining Room
• Well Appointed Kitchen with Aga
• Master Bedroom with Shower Room
• Two Further Bedrooms
• Downstairs Family Bathroom
• Utility Room with downstairs W.C.

• Spacious Parking and Turning Area
• The gardens lie predominately to the south of the Cottage
• Gravelled seating area
• Attractive garden with lawn, hedging, flower borders and
mature trees and Mill Leat
• There are a selection of useful outbuildings, several with
electric, that have been utilised as a home office, tool/potting
shed, summerhouse and workshop

Fox Grant and their clients give notice that:
1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the
2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property,
do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or
representations of fact.
3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are
for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the
property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Fox Grant
have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by
inspection or otherwise.
Plans, Areas and Schedules These are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for reference
only. Any error or misstatement shall not annul the sale or entitle either party to compensation
in respect thereof.
Advert code CV,EQ,SH

Sedgemoor District Council Tel: 0300 303 7800;
Somerset County Council Tel: 0845 345 9166

House Band ‘F`

From Taunton take the Kingston St Mary Road north, through Kingston, up Buncombe Hill
and straight over the crossroads for a further five miles following signs to Nether Stowey.
Proceed through the hamlet of Plainsford, bear left into Cockercombe as the main road
swings right. The Mill Cottage is about 50 yards further, the only house on the left. If you
reach a cattle grid in the woods you have gone too far!

All viewings strictly by appointment
through the agents on 01722 782727.
Please contact Phil Howard for further details
or email

Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.

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