Parsonage Farm, Withy Road, EAST HUNTSPILL, Somerset
Parsonage Farm is a delightful period property thought to date back in parts to 1806. Conveniently located in the heart of this popular village and set in a impressive plot. Over the years the current owners have improved and updated this spacious, light family home whilst carefully retaining many of its original features. The large reception hall leads to a cosy sitting room, the dining room and the split level lounge. Off the dining room is the utility room and the impressive kitchen breakfast room. There is then a large family room currently used as a study. Upstairs there are five bedrooms, two with en suites and the family bathroom. Outside the private, fully enclosed formal garden is mainly laid to lawn and measures around 0.75 of an acre. The paddock and orchard measure an acre and the field at the rear is around 7.5 acres. The field is currently rented to a local farmer, an arrangement that could continue for those who may not need all of the land. There is a large detached double garage, a stable block and off road parking for several cars.

Ground Floor

The impressive RECEPTION HALL measures 16' 2" x 9' 9" (4.93m x 2.97m) and is split level with the REAR HALLWAY which measures 13' 7" x 10' 1" (4.14m x 3.07m). There is a tiled floor throughout, exposed ceiling beam, attractive display recesses and a door into the downstairs WC. Stairs lead to the first floor accommodation with a large storage area under. A door leads out to the formal rear garden. Off the rear hall is the well portioned, split level and dual aspect LOUNGE. Measuring 23' 8" x 15' 5" (7.21m x 4.70m) this impressive reception room has exposed ceiling beams and a wooden fireplace with tiled inserts with an open fire on a slate hearth. A double glazed sash window looks out to the rear garden, whilst there is another double glazed window to the front and French doors opening out to the patio and garden at the side. Off the reception hall is the SITTING ROOM which is another impressive, spacious reception room. Measuring 19' 3" x 14' 11" (5.87m x 4.55m) with a wonderful feature Inglenook fireplace and other character features including exposed ceiling beams. There is a double glazed sash window to the rear aspect. The DINING ROOM measures 20' 9" x 10' (6.32m x 3.05m) and has a brick built fireplace with an open fire on a flagstone hearth. Tiled floor and two double glazed windows to the front elevation. A door from the dining room opens into the UTILITY ROOM which measures 13' 8" x 8' 3" (4.17m x 2.51m). This larger than average utility space has a range of wall and base units with work tops over. A stainless steel sink and drainer unit and space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Tiling to the water sensitive areas, a velux roof window and a stable door leading out to the formal rear garden. The recessed down lighting and tiled floor continues in to the KITCHEN BREAKFAST ROOM which measures 21' 9" x 12' 5" (6.63m x 3.78m) and is well suited to modern day living. This spacious and light family space has a range of bespoke hand painted wall and base units with wooden work tops over. Inset sink and drainer unit with mixer tap over and extensive tiling to the water sensitive areas. Space for a Rangemaster style cooker with matching extractor hood over. Integrated fridge freezer and dishwasher. Two windows and double doors to the front elevation. Off the kitchen is the FAMILY ROOM. Measuring 17' 1" x 14' (5.21m x 4.27m) and currently used as a study, this is a dual aspect reception room with windows to the front and side aspects.<br/><br/>Back to the rear hall and stairs leading to the:

First Floor

The split level LANDING has a large airing cupboard housing the hot water tank and slatted shelving. The MASTER BEDROOM measures 15' 2" x 13' 5" (4.62m x 4.09m) and is a light and spacious dual aspect room. Exposed ceiling beams and double glazed sash windows to the side as well as the rear taking in views across the rear garden and the countryside beyond. Door to the MASTER EN SUITE which measures 10' 5" x 5' (3.18m x 1.52m) and has a fully tiled walk in shower, a pedestal wash hand basin and a low level WC. Extensive tiling to the water sensitive areas and a tiled floor. BEDROOM TWO measures 14' 6" x 10' (4.42m x 3.05m) and is another spacious double bedroom with exposed ceiling beams and a double glazed sash window to the front elevation. Access to the loft space and a door into a separate WC with a hand basin and a further door leads into the EN SUITE BATHROOM. Measuring 10' 10" x 5' 8" (3.30m x 1.73m) with a wood panelled bath with shower over. The vanity wash hand basin has a tiled counter top and storage under. Low level WC and a window to the rear. BEDROOM THREE measures 12' 4" x 10' 7" (3.76m x 3.23m) with a double glazed sash window to the rear aspect with views. BEDROOM FOUR is a dual aspect double bedroom measuring 21' 2" x 9' 1" (6.45m x 2.77m) with windows to the front and side elevations. BEDROOM FIVE measures 9' 10" x 7' 7" (3.00m x 2.31m) with a double glazed sash window overlooking the front of the property. The FAMILY BATHROOM is a light, airy and split level room measuring 12' 5" x 8' 8" (3.78m x 2.64m at its widest). Wood panelled bath with mixer taps over and a hand held shower attachment. The vanity wash hand basin has a tiled counter top and storage under and there is a loo with a view. Extensive tiling to the water sensitive areas and a double glazed sash window overlooking the rear garden and fields beyond.


The gardens and land are a real feature of this delightful property. The front drive extends around to the front door and can also be accessed form the kitchen breakfast room. At the side of the house is a large vegetable garden and greenhouse with a five bar gate leading to the field at the rear. The field measures approximately 7.5 acres and can also be accessed from the paddock. The paddock has its own access from the road. A gate from the paddock leads into the Orchard which has a wonderful selection of fruit trees. The orchard and paddock and are thought to measure around an acre. The formal rear garden is wall enclosed and very private. Measuring around 0.75 of an acre and mainly laid to lawn with a selection of well established borders and mature trees. In total the plot is thought to be around 9 acres.

Detached Double Garage, Parking and Outbuildings

The detached double garage measures 20' 5" x 17' 5" (6.22m x 5.31m) and has an electrically operated up and over door. There is also power and light and storage in the rafters. A pedestrian door opens into a storage/workshop area which is also open to the garage itself. In addition to the garage there is a sweeping gravelled drive from the road with off road parking for several cars. The stable block is currently set up as two stables both measuring 11' x 10' and a single garage (previously a stable) measuring 20' x 11' and ideal for storing a tractor mower.

Services and Location

Mains electricity and water. Private drains and oil fired central heating and hot water. Fitted alarm system. At the time of preparing these details the council tax band through Sedgemoor District Council is: G. For the purpose of planning your journey the postcode for this property is: TA9 3NW.

About the Area

The village of East Huntspill has a church, primary school, local store, cricket ground, public house and a village hall. It is also well placed for Junctions 22 and 23 of the M5 providing excellent access to Bristol, Taunton, Exeter and the M4 corridor. Also within easy distance is Weston-super-Mare, Wells, Glastonbury and Street. There is a mainline railway link at Highbridge within 3 miles and Bristol International Airport is approximately 22 miles away. The nearby town of Burnham-on-Sea is a popular seaside resort offering a range of facilities and activities. There are numerous leisure facilities nearby, including an indoor heated swimming pool, Burnham and Berrow Championship Golf Links, and a Sports Centre at King Alfred School.