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Somerset burrow for sale

Middle Burrow is a substantial farmhouse dating back, in part, to the 16th century, located in the Somerset hamlet of Burrow. Having been subsequently extended, the house retains a number of excellent character features like exposed beams and open fireplaces, and the accommodation is perfectly suited to family life.

The sitting room, for instance, features a wonderful inglenook fireplace housing a wood-burning stove, and leads through to the drawing room. The dining room beyond there has fitted bookshelves and sliding doors out to the garden. There is also a separate study.

The kitchen/breakfast room sits at the heart of the house and has a 2-oven Aga with two bread ovens behind (currently blocked). From here doors lead to the garden and there is access to the back porch, or boot room, and the larder.

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Stairs to the first floor are in the sitting room, and lead to the master bedoom suite, three further bedrooms and a family bathroom.

The house also comes with a two-bedroom cottage which is currently let out, and an extensive range of barns which have had permission in the past for conversion into holiday lets.

The landscaped gardens extend to around 3.5 acres and feature a large pond fed by a stream, and sweeping lawns; a summer house overlooks the pond. An orchard has apple, plum and Mirabelle trees. Six paddocks and a stable block, suitable for both horses and sheep, could attract an equestrian or smallholding buyer.

Middle Burrow is located in the hamlet of Burrow, which lies around a mile from Timberscombe which has a Grade II listed church. Wooton Courtenay is a mile distant, and Minehead just over five miles. Tiverton and Taunton are both 25 miles away.

The guide price is £895,000. For further information please contact Strutt & Parker on 01392 229 405 or visit

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