157 Brent Street, BRENT KNOLL, Somerset
Ruscombe is a very spacious detached family home in the heart of the village with wonderful views at the front and the rear. Set in a plot thought to be just under 0.25 of an acre this versatile property has a large sitting room, dining room, kitchen breakfast room and a utility room. Off the sitting room is a conservatory and there are two further receptions rooms on the ground floor. With a downstairs shower room these rooms could easily suit an elderly relative or a teenager as a bedroom. On the first floor there is the family bathroom and four double bedrooms, one with an en suite. Outside the large and private garden measures approximately 103' x 64' and includes a patio, a summerhouse/cabin with power and light and a barbecue area. At the front of the property there is a very private inner courtyard, large garage and plenty of off road parking on the wide driveway.


From the drive steps lead up to double glazed doors at the front which lead in to the porch measuring 9' x 7' 5. This then leads into the very spacious double height reception hall measuring 13' 2 x 9' 11 and its widest. Stairs lead up to the galleried landing on the first floor with very useful space under the stairs for storage and cloaks. Door to the inner hall as well as the main reception rooms. Radiator.<br/><br/>Door to:

Sitting Room

18' 3" x 12' (5.56m x 3.66m) Very spacious reception room with sliding patio doors leading out to the conservatory. Wooden fire surround with an inset living flame gas fire. Two windows to the side elevation at picture rail height allowing in plenty of light. Wall lights and a radiator.<br/><br/>Sliding doors lead out to the:


17' 6" x 7' (5.33m x 2.13m) Floor to ceiling height UPVC windows on three sides with views out to the rear garden. Sliding patio doors out to the rear. Tiled floor.<br/><br/>Back to the reception hall and a door to the:

Kitchen Breakfast Room

16' x 10' 3" (4.88m x 3.12m) Extensive range of wooden wall and base units with work tops over. Stainless steel sink and drainer unit with mixer tap over. Tiling to the water sensitive areas. Integrated double over at eye level, induction hob and dishwasher. Ample space for a freestanding fridge freezer. Dual aspect with double glazed windows to the side and rear aspects. Tiled floor, extractor fan and a radiator. <br/><br/>Door to:

Dining Area

14' 10" x 8' 1" (4.52m x 2.46m) Light room with sliding patio doors on both sides with access out to the front courtyard as well as the rear garden. Wall lights and a radiator.<br/><br/>Door to:

Utility Room

8' 9" x 8' 2" (2.67m x 2.49m) Plumbing and space for a washing machine as well as ample space for a tumble dryer and a freestanding fridge freezer. Access to roof space for storage. Window out to the rear and a door to the garage. <br/><br/>Back to the reception hall and door to:


11' 4" x 8' 5" (3.45m x 2.57m) Window to the front elevation. Equally well suited as a ground floor bedroom. Radiator.<br/><br/>Also off of the reception hall:


10' 3" x 9' 11" (3.12m x 3.02m) Double glazed window to the side elevation. Again, well suited a ground floor bedroom or another study. Radiator.<br/><br/>Off the reception is the inner hall with access out to the front courtyard and also the:

Ground Floor Shower Room

10' 2" x 2' 11" (3.10m x 0.89m) Fully tiled walls and floor. Walk in shower cubicle, low level WC and a wash hand basin. Double glazed obscure glass window to the front elevation.<br/><br/>Back to the reception hall and stairs leading up to the:


Spacious and light galleried landing with a large high level window to the front elevation taking in lovely views of the village and the countryside beyond. Airing cupboard with a wall mounted combination gas boiler and slatted shelving. Doors to all four bedrooms and the family bathroom. Access to the loft space and a radiator.

Bedroom One

10' 3" x 10' 1" (3.12m x 3.07m) Double glazed window to the side aspect. Radiator.<br/><br/>Door to:

En Suite Bathroom

9' 10" x 5' 6" (3.00m x 1.68m) Fully tiled walls and floor. Panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment over. Fitted WC and wash hand basin in the opposite corners. Large double glazed obscure glass window and a large radiator.

Bedroom Two

13' 2" x 10' 3" (4.01m x 3.12m) Double glazed window to the front aspect with wonderful views across the village towards Brent Knoll and the surrounding countryside. Radiator.

Bedroom Three

13' 2" x 8' 4" (4.01m x 2.54m) Double glazed window to the rear elevation with views across the garden and adjoining land. Radiator.

Bedroom Four

11' 7" x 10' 2" (3.53m x 3.10m) Another double bedroom with a double glazed window and views of the surrounding countryside. Radiator.

Family Bathroom

10' 2" x 6' 7" (3.10m x 2.01m) Fully tiled walls. Corner spa bath with mixer tap over. Pedestal wash hand basin and a low level WC. Double glazed obscure glass window to the rear aspect.


The large front drive is screened from the road by a brick wall and mature hedging with a gate and path leading to the front of the house with steps up to the porch. In between the garage and the front of the property a dwarf wall with further mature hedging screens a private courtyard at the front which can also be accessed from the dining area and the inner hall. A gate on the side of the house leads to the rear garden which is mainly laid to lawn and measures approximately 103' x 64'. Private and fully enclosed by mature hedging and trees, the garden is divided by a low level brick wall with a built in barbecue and arch with a patio area adjoining. Beyond the wall is a large summerhouse/cabin with fitted power and light. This two storey timber built unit measures 12' x 12' x 12'. A path runs along the rear of the house with steps up to the conservatory and the dining area.

Garage and Parking

33' 6" x 11' 10" (10.21m x 3.61m at its widest points) Up and over door from the front drive into the garage with power and light fitted. The garage narrows towards the rear into an area well suited as a workshop. Pedestrian door into the utility room and a window out to the rear garden. In addition to the garage there is ample off road parking on the wide front drive.


Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage all connected. At the time of preparing these details the council tax band through Sedgemoor District Council is: F.


For the purpose of planning your journey the postcode for this property is: TA9 4BE. From the M5 junction 22 at Edithmead, take the third exit onto the A38. Then take the first turning on the left signposted to the village of Brent Knoll. Drive up Brent Street and you will come to number 157 on your left hand side with our for sale board outside.

About the Area

Brent Knoll is a charming village with a strong community. Within a few minutes walk are a well regarded primary school, 14th century church, village hall, post office, public house and village store. Within easy reach there are a wide range of clubs and societies. Most cultural and sporting activities are catered for in the nearby area. There are excellent state schools locally including and the nearby independent schools include Wells Cathedral School, Millfield and the Taunton Schools. Conveniently located for the A38 with easy access to Bristol and the motorway network with the M5 J22 a few minutes away. Highbridge railway station is a short distance away with regular trains to Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway. Bristol International Airport is approximately 17 miles north.