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Lower Toollands, Taunton

4 beds | 3 baths | 2 receptions | Guide price £1,450,000 | 3.9 Acres


  • Country Home
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Glamping
  • Campsite
  • Tourism Business
  • Outbuildings
  • American Barn with Stables
  • Just Under 4 Acres

A Superb Property Comprising, Four Bedroom Detached House, Successful Tourism Business, Outbuildings and Equestrian Facilities with Potential To Develop Further. In All Just Under 4 Acres

The property offers potential purchasers a unique opportunity to take on a well established tourism business with healthy income, whilst still offering significant potential to further develop and expand the business. The property benefits from a four bedroom three bathroom house with outbuidlings, stables and paddocks situated centrally on the property.

SITUATION
Taunton 8 miles, Bridgewater 10 miles, Glastonbury 26 miles
Mainline Train Services: Taunton to London Paddington 1hr 45mins
International airports: Exeter Airport 36 miles, Bristol Airport 40 miles
Quantock Camping is perfectly positioned nestled on the edge of
the Quantock Hills whilst still being within easy access to the major
road network and also only a short drive to Taunton with it`s superb
shopping, dining and lifestyle facilities including the mainline train
station into London Paddington in less than 2 hours. There is also a public bus stop on the corner of New Road providing access to local amenities.
Education: Nearby private schools are found in Taunton and
Wellington with Kings Hall School, Kings College, Queens College,
Taunton School and Wellington School and Preparatory School. The nearest primary
school is found in Bishop Lydeard, Further information can be found
at www.ics.co.uk and www.somerset.gov.uk/education-andfamilies/.
Local, Sporting & Recreational Plentiful walking, cycling and riding
opportunities in the surrounding beautiful AONB of the Quantock Hills.
Racing is at Taunton, Exeter and Wincanton. Numerous golf courses
within motoring distance. There is an abundance of local pubs in the surrounding villages including and The Rising Sun, Farmers Arms and the Crew all within 2 miles which
can be reached via footpaths, as can the Quantock Hills themselves.
In addition there is The Lethbridge Arms and Bird in Hand in Bishops Lydeard, home also
to the West Somerset Heritage Steam Railway, numerous shops, butchers,
garage and medical centre. Kilve Beach is only a 30 minute drive away
where fossils can be seen along the coastline and Tropiquaria Wildlife
Park is only 9 miles away with an array of exotic animals to see. Dunster, Blue Anchor
and Minehead are all easily accessible including via the steam railway.


LOWER TOOLLANDS HOUSE
The property offers potential purchasers a unique opportunity to take
on a well established tourism business with healthy income, whilst still
offering significant potential to further develop and expand the business.
The property has been greatly improved by the existing vendor with
the house refurbished to a very high standard and the campsite set in
beautifully landscaped grounds with a plethora of indigenous species
including resident woodpeckers, a kingfisher, ducks, moorhens, owls,
and water voles.
The property benefits from a four bedroom three bathroom house situated
centrally on the property, yet still retaining its privacy from the campsite. The House is subject to an agricultural occupancy condition.
Accommodation comprises:
• Entrance hall
• Sitting room with feature wood burning fire
• Open plan kitchen and dining room with a large gas range
• Boot/utility room
• Office
• Double bedroom with en suite shower room.
• Master bedroom with en suite and dressing room
• Two further double bedrooms
• Family bathroom

QUANTOCK CAMPING
Quantock Campsite is accessed directly from the country lane via a
private driveway. Quantock Camping offers enormous potential to
expand upon an already successful tourism business.
The camping facilities are superb and thoughtfully designed. The well
established campsite offers a tranquil stay for caravans, motorhomes
and tents which is popular for its quiet countryside location and
immediate proximity to the Quantock Hills AONB now a designated
Dark Sky reserve making it one of England`s best places for stargazers.
In addition to the camping and caravanning, there is a choice of
Glamping units including a glamping pod, two shepherds huts, a
timber lodge and a `stargazers bell tent`. Planning permission has also
been granted for a further three glamping units. Adjacent to the house
is a generous double garage which, subject to gaining planning
permission, could provide further accommodation in the form of a self-contained
annexe or use as a holiday let to compliment the campsite
as it is already double skinned and has a first floor.
• 16 caravan pitches with 12 month planning plus additional
caravan and tent areas
• Two shepherds huts
• Glamping pod
• Timber lodge
• Stargazers tent
• Shower and WC blocks
• BBQ hut with dishwash facilities
• Double skinned two storey garage with conversion
potential (STPP)
• Just under 4 acres

Equestrian Facilities
American Barn with three large internal stables and two turn out paddocks. Excellent outriding to the Quantocks

AGENT`S NOTES
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 property.
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 has 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 mis-statement shall not annul the sale or entitle either party
to compensation in respect thereof.
Local Authority Somerset West & Taunton (Taunton Deane)
Council Tax Band E
Energy Performance Certificate TBC
Services Mains Electricity, Calor Gas, Private Drainage, Borehole Water.
Fixtures & Fittings Unless mentioned specifically all fixture, fittings and garden ornaments
are excluded from the sale.
Tenure The property is sold as Freehold and will be sold with vacant possession on
completion.
Agents Notes The property is subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Condition
Particulars Prepared by Henry Atkinson July 2022

VIEWINGS
All viewings strictly by appointment through the agents on 01722 782727. Please contact Henry Atkinson or Charlotte Roberts-Barr for further details or email henry@foxgrant.com

PROPERTY CODE
TL, CV, SH, FL



Directions
From the M5 take junction 25 for Taunton and follow the A358 west towards Eastcombe. After leaving the village, in approximately 1.5 miles turn right onto New Road and the entrance to Quantock Camping /
Lower Toollands will be found on the right-hand side.

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Notice
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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