The property offers four or five bedrooms within the main residence, along with a separate annexe comprising one or potentially two bedrooms.
Nestled on a 0.27-acre plot, Little Gables boasts an attractive design, executive design, constructed by a local builder, this individual dwelling provides a spacious entrance hall leading to the first floor. The sitting room is particularly impressive, featuring triple aspect windows, a study area, a bay window, a cozy log burner, and double doors opening onto the elevated garden terrace.
Situated at the rear of the property, the kitchen, diner, and family room form a perfect space for entertaining. The well-appointed kitchen showcases modern units, granite worktops, and a range of integrated appliances, including a double oven, dishwasher, and microwave. There is a breakfast bar, a roof lantern, underfloor heating, and bi-folding doors leading to the raised garden terrace further enhancing this entertaining space. Adjacent to the kitchen is a convenient dining room with floor-to-ceiling storage cupboards. Additionally, the utility room, providing access to the rear garden.
Another reception room with an en-suite shower room is presently utilized as a beauty room, benefiting from its own access. This space could continue serving as a business room or be incorporated into the main residence, potentially creating an additional reception room. Alternatively, it could be combined with the annexe to form a second bedroom with an en-suite. Completing the ground floor is a WC.
On the first floor, four double bedrooms and an open room await. The master bedroom delights in a selection of built-in wardrobes, an en-suite shower room, and a dressing area. The second bedroom features a dressing area and another en-suite shower room. The guest bedroom also enjoys an en-suite, while the remaining bedroom benefits from the spacious family bathroom, boasting a freestanding bath, Jack and Jill sinks, and a toilet.
The annexe offers a separate entrance, opening into the sitting/dining room with dual aspect windows and an electric fireplace. Its kitchen includes matching wall and base units, as well as integrated appliances such as an oven, microwave, and fridge/freezer. The main bedroom provides built-in wardrobes and double doors leading to the rear garden, while a separate bathroom caters to the annexe's needs. Furthermore, a utility cupboard in the annexe accommodates a separate combi boiler and plumbing for a washing machine.
Little Gables is ideally situated in the highly sought-after residential area of Staplegrove. Local amenities abound, with excellent schooling options nearby, including Taunton School within walking distance. Staplegrove Road provides convenient access to both the town center and the northern part of Taunton. Nature enthusiasts will appreciate the proximity of French Weir for leisurely walks. The property also benefits from easy reach to the town centre and Taunton Railways Station.
Approaching the property from Staplegrove Road, a block paved driveway welcomes multiple vehicles for off-road parking. Two timber sheds in the garden offer practical storage solutions, while access on both sides of the house leads to the rear garden. The sizable rear garden boasts a well-maintained lawn and several seating areas, including a raised decking seating area in the far right corner. Additionally, a pergola seating area with a patio, built-in BBQ, and a raised garden terrace directly accessible from the kitchen enhances the outdoor space.
Taunton and Surrounding area
Fact: Taunton was the first town in the country to be permanently lit by electric street lighting in 1881Taunton is the County Town of Somerset with the town name deriving from “Town on the River Tone” or “Tone Town” nestled between the Quantock and Blackdown Hills. Voted as the happiest place to live in the South West according to the Rightmove Happy at Home Index, with the index painting a picture of it as a place where people look after their homes and have time for their neighbours. Taunton’s bustling Town Centre offers many High Street shops, Bars and Restaurants, however if you are looking for something a little more boutique, we recommend you explore Bath Place and Taunton independent quarter along St James Street.