Churchinford, Taunton

Guide price

Bedrooms: 6
A superbly situated farmhouse with separate two bedroom cottage with stabling and approximately 7.5 Acres situated in a wonderful rural yet accessible location. EPC F


Summerhayes is an impressive equestrian small holding situated in a beautiful position in The Blackdown Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The property comprises of a central yard and includes a traditional stone-built farmhouse with an attached stable block and a separate detached single storey cottage with its own parking area and garden which could be used to provide an additional income stream or for family members. The house is situated within gardens and grounds which extend to approximately 7.5 Acres and the fields have been divided into two separate paddocks, ideal for a variety of livestock.

It is the setting of the property that is so special being in the heart of The Blackdown Hills in a private location.


Summerhayes enjoys a rural yet accessible location close to the Devon/Somerset border within The Blackdown Hills, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and provide miles of footpaths and bridleways. The popular village of Hemyock provides a range of day to day facilities whilst at Churchinford there is a popular village centre including a doctor s surgery, community shop and public house. There is delightful surrounding countryside with a wooded hillside and open fields providing excellent opportunities for those with walking, riding or other rural pursuits. Day to day facilities can be found in the local towns of Honiton and Wellington with the M5 interchange at Wellington is a short drive away. Taunton, The County Town of Somerset provides a comprehensive range of recreational, scholastic and shopping facilities as well as a mainline railway station.


The accommodation in the main house includes an entrance porch with a pitch slate roof which opens on to a reception hallway with stairs to first floor. The sitting room has a dual aspect with patio doors opening on to the rear terrace. Woodburning stove in one corner. The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a range of shaker style wall and base units and includes a range of built in appliances with granite work surfaces and tiled floor. There is a deep inglenook fireplace with heavy beam ceiling and window overlooking the yard. There is a separate dining room with sliding patio door to the rear garden. A utility room and downstairs shower.

On the first floor, there are four double bedrooms and a family bathroom suite. The house offers potential to be extended, subject to the necessary planning consents.

Attached to the house are three stables and a tack room with room above and a separate timber built stable within the yard.

Opposite the stable block is Holgates a delightful single storey Cottage which provides a good-sized living room, kitchen -dining room, conservatory, two bedrooms, bathroom, study area and WC. To the rear is a paved patio with hot tub and large area of garden which has been laid to lawn. There is a separate gravelled parking bay which provides parking for a number of vehicles. Holgates could be used as a Holiday Cottage or separate accommodation for family members.


The gardens surrounding Summerhayes are predominately laid to lawn and deep planted flower beds. To the rear of the house is a Koi and Lilly pond surrounded by a raised timber deck. There are patio areas ideal for sitting out and enjoying the South facing aspect.

The land extends to approximately 8 Acres and enjoys wonderful views over surrounding countryside.


From Taunton Town Centre take the Trull Road and proceed through the village of Blagdon Hill and continue up the hill towards Churchinford, passing the Culmhead Business Park on the right-hand side and take the first turning right signposted to Honiton. Proceed along this road taking the 4th turning on the right-hand side into Buttles Lane and continue down the lane and past Buttles Farm on your right and the entrance to Summerhayes can been seen on the left-hand side. Follow the private concrete drive and Summerhayes can be found directly in front of you.


Mains Water. Mains Electricity. Air Source Heat Pump providing an annual income of £1,700 and Solar Panelling providing income of £2,400. Private Drainage via two septic tanks

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