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£450,000 - 4 bedroom house for sale - Durleigh Road, Bridgwater

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Tenure: Freehold

The accommodation is as briefly follows;

Key Features



Durleigh Road, Bridgwater TA6 7HU is an individual detached property built in 1906 and occupying a prominent position within a favoured road on the west side of the town approximately ½ mile from the centre where all main amenities are available. Favoured schooling is within easy walking distance and leisure pursuits at Enmore Park golf course and sailing at Durleigh reservoir together with the Quantock Hills, an area of outstanding natural beauty, all within a 10 minute drive. The M5 motorway interchanges at either junction 23 or 24 are approximately 3 miles giving quick and easy access to the surrounding areas. 

This individual property was built for the well known local Thompson family, who used to run a hardware and merchants shop within the town. It was designed by Raymond Unwin, who was also responsible for the design of Letchworth Garden City. The property which is of attractive colour washed rendered elevations under a pitched tiled roof is of a most interesting nature having some unique internal features. It has been well maintained by the current owners and improved by the addition of a large superb feature Conservatory/Sun Room to the rear enjoying outlooks over the south facing garden. Moreover a bespoke oak fitted Kitchen has been provided and gas central heating installed. The property also retains a wealth of character features including a Minstrels Gallery landing, feature inglenook style fireplace with bench seating built in, and oak flooring. Briefly the accommodation affords to the ground floor; Entrance Hall, Lounge, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility Room, Cloakroom, Dining Room and superb Conservatory/Sun Lounge, whilst to the first floor is a Galleried Landing, 4 good size Bedrooms and modern Shower Room. Outside there are large fully enclosed mature gardens together with sweeping driveway and ample parking. Properties of this ilk rarely appear to the market and early inspection is essential so as not to miss the opportunity to acquire such a prestigious property, which is also sold with the added benefit of no chain.   

ENTRANCE HALL    Feature oak herringbone flooring.  Corner cloak cupboard.  Radiator.  Stairs to first floor.   

LOUNGE    17’0” x 12’4” plus 4’6” deep recess comprising an interesting designed individual inglenook style fireplace with curved arch surround and fitted bench seating with storage cupboard to the back and living flame fireplace in the corner with beaten copper hood. Triple aspect leaded light windows.  2 radiators.  Picture rail.  Oak flooring.   

DINING ROOM    13’0” x 12’8” plus large recess with inset gas coal effect stove standing on slate heath with brick backing and two display niches inset.  Heavy timber mantle/shelf over. Oak flooring. Fully glazed double doors to:

CONSERVATORY/SUN ROOM    24’2” x 19’3” reducing to 14’10”. A superb feature taking full advantage of the southerly aspect overlooking the rear gardens.  Air conditioning unit.  Built-in storage cupboard.  Doors to outside.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM    16’6” x 10’6” plus deep recess. Fitted with a bespoke oak kitchen with a range of floor units with worktops over.  Pan drawer unit.  Integrated dishwasher and fridge.  Deep white Belfast sink unit with floor units to either side.  7 ring gas range style oven inset into former chimney recess.  Tiled flooring.  Spot lights inset into ceiling.  Door to:

UTILITY ROOM    7’9” x 9’4” max.  Fitted with a range of modern units.  Plumbing for washing machine.  Space for fridge/freezer.  Tiled flooring. 

REAR HALL     Tiled flooring.  Door to outside. 

CLOAKROOM OFF    Modern high level WC.  Fully tiled around.  Wash hand basin inset into work surface with drawers below.  Shaver point and light over. 

LANDING    Access to roof space. 

BEDROOM 1    14’7” x 13’0” plus a range of fitted wardrobe furniture to the length of one wall.  Additional fitted double wardrobe.  Radiator. Window with views over St Matthews Field and towards Bridgwater beyond.  Door to:

MINSTRELS GALLERY         9’0” x 3’6”  Feature oriel bow window overlooking rear garden.  

BEDROOM 2    12’9” x 12’5”  Range of built-in wardrobes to one wall.  Radiator.  

BEDROOM 3    15’6” x 7’9”  Fitted wardrobes and dressing table unit.  Radiator. 

BEDROOM 4    11’7” x 7’3”  Radiator.  Storage cupboard.  

SHOWER ROOM    Equipped with a modern suite comprising wide shower cubicle with mains fed shower and screen.  Wash hand basin and vanity unit with vanity cupboard with light/mirror feature over.  Low level WC with concealed cistern.  Tiled flooring.  Chrome radiator/towel rail.  Shaver point.  

OUTSIDE    The property, which is set well back from the road, is approached by a long tarmac driveway. The front garden has been laid to lawn with mature shrubs and borders with steps leading up to a paved patio and entrance leading to the main front door.  The driveway extends and continues to the side of the property via double gates leading to the rear of the property where there is ample further car parking.  The rear garden is again laid out mainly to lawn with mature shrubs and specimen trees including Holly, Magnolia and Firs.  Immediately to the rear of the house is a wrap-around patio.  To the other side of the house is further access and Boiler cupboard housing the gas fired boiler providing central heating and hot water.  Outside power point. 

Viewing By appointment with the vendors’ agents Messrs Charles Dickens, who will be pleased to make the necessary arrangements.

Services  Mains electricity, gas, water & drainage.

Council Tax  Band F

Energy Rating E 47

Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) graphs.