Richards Cottage (5 at Tilbury Farm)
Richards comprises a delightful Grade II Listed, thatched cottage of considerable age and character, dating back to the 16th century. In recent years the cottage has been the subject of a comprehensive restoration programme and is offered in good order, with modern fixtures and fittings and oil fired central heating.
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Richards comprises a delightful Grade II Listed, thatched cottage of considerable age and character, dating back to the 16th century. In recent years the cottage has been the subject of a comprehensive restoration programme and is offered in good order, with modern fixtures and fittings and oil fired central heating. The accommodation includes three reception rooms, six bedrooms (including one at ground floor) and a well fitted kitchen/breakfast room. The property stands in good sized gardens with ample off road parking, surrounded by Tilbury Farm's land.Two separate living spaces allow you to spread out and relax. The main living room is a good sized reception room with French doors opening onto the paved terrace and with stunning views over the village and surrounding countryside. Two generous sofas, access to wifi and Netflix allow you to relax.The second Sitting Room is a room of immense character with exposed wall timbers, inglenook fireplace with inset wood burning stove and adjacent bread oven. A compact sofa and comfy armchairs provide a snug space to curl up with a good book by the fire.The attic bedroom with separate staircase contains a games chest for children to play.Kitchen/Breakfast RoomEnjoy cooking a family tea in the cottage kitchen with warm timber units and a country style china sink. The kitchen is well-equipped with all your cutlery, crockery, glass and tableware needs.A scrubbed antique pine kitchen table provides a breakfast area or perfect spot for children's early supper.The generously sized adjoining utility room provides a secondary washing area, a large fridge / freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer.Fine dine in the adjoining formal dining room with a beautiful solid oak extendable table providing seating for eight in comfort. This beautiful room has a slate flagstone floor, a wood burning fire and a wooden half-panelled wall adding to it's period charm.
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Tilbury Farm is located at Tilbury Farm, Bagborough, Taunton, Somerset TA4 3DY
From Junction 25 of the M5, follow signs to Taunton on the A358. At the first roundabout, take the second exit onto the A358. At the major crossroads by Creech Castle, continue straight on the A358. At the next roundabout, take the third exit onto Obridge Viaduct / A358. At the roundabout, take the first exit onto Priorswood Road / A358. Keep right at the fork and continue onto Kingston Road (signed to Kingston st Mary). Continue straight for 5 miles, passing through the village of Kingston St Mary and then up Buncombe Hill. At the top of Buncombe Hill (by Pines Café), turn left. Continue along this road for 1¼ miles. Take the first right at Park End lodge following signs to West Bagborough. Take the first left (after ¾ mile) an head down the hill towards West Bagborough. Tilbury Farm is l½ mile down this hill on the right hand side.