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Paddock
Kitchen/Dining/Living Room
Guide price£550,000
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3 bedroom equestrian property for sale

Aley, Over Stowey
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Equestrian property
3 bed
3 bath

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Property description & features

  • FANTASTIC SMALLHOLDING/EQUESTRIAN FACILITY
  • ATTACHED CHARACTER STONE COTTAGE
  • 3 BEDROOMS - 3 BATHROOMS
  • RURAL VILLAGE LOCATION AT THE FOOT OF THE QUANTOCKS
  • 4 STABLES PLUS VARIOUS OTHER OUTBUILDINGS
  • IN ALL ABOUT 1.5 ACRES

Guide Price £550,000 - £575,000. Fantastic Small Holding/Equestrian Facility nestled in a quiet rural location at the foot of the Quantock Hills with immediate walking/mountain biking/horse riding opportunities in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.


Aley cottage is an attached 3 storey period property retaining much of its original character and charm whilst also benefitting from modern amenities such as oil fired under floor heating. The accommodation comprises, on the ground floor - entrance hall, large kitchen/dining/family room, snug/office, utility room, rear hall and bathroom. On the first floor there are 2 generous double bedrooms, a single bedroom and well equipped family bathroom. The second floor was converted in 2012 and provides a large storage area together with shower room which could be used as a further large Ensuite Bedroom/Living area subject to change of use under an application for Permitted Development - see the agent for further details.

Externally the property is accessed via attractive timber double gates with a path leading through the garden to the front door. Further up the lane, larger wooden double gates open into ample parking and turning space with a path leading through the garden to the front of the house. The garden provides a high level of privacy and has been well landscaped to offer areas of lawn, rose arches, patio, pergola, raised vegetable bed and a former stone piggery with potential for a variety of uses (subject to planning). Adjacent to the parking area there are 2 stables and a tack room (with light, power and water), detached timber workshop/store and an open fronted barn. Beyond the yard there is a further enclosed area, currently used as a chicken run, but also suitable for other uses such as additional garden or parking. Directly opposite the front of the house, a track gives right of way over a neighbouring field to the rest of the land. Here can be found a further large hardstanding yard area with the benefit of timber field shelter, 2 stables and attractive timber hay store. The paddock beyond has been divided into several areas of grazing and is bordered mainly by woodland, making it very sheltered. The whole plot is thought to extend to c1.5 acres.

Agents note: An uplift clause of 25% for 25 years will be put in place at the time of sale in relation to any planning that is subsequently obtained. 

The property is situated in the heart of Aley, a picturesque hamlet nestled at the foot of the Quantock Hills AONB which offers miles of fantastic walking, mountain biking and horse riding. All of this can be undertaken from the doorstep with no need to encounter through roads unless desired. The hamlet also offers Quantock Lodge which has a swimming pool, gym and sports hall facilities where local hiking groups also meet. The Great Wood, a family favourite fun space is close by as well as the Foxy Bean café which attracts horse riders and mountain bikers as well as the general public catering to many dietary requirements and offering a stop off paddock for horses. Nether Stowey (approx. 1 mile) offers a primary school, 3 pubs and a selection of small businesses - 3 village shops including post office / cafe, library, butchers/fishmonger and a health centre. Coleridge Cottage, a National Trust property is in the village which is also the start of the Coleridge Way, a 36 mile walk passing through some of Somerset and Devon's most breath taking scenery and ending up in Porlock. The area generally is renowned for its wide range of country pursuits. The market town of Bridgwater is 8 miles away and offers a wide range of retail and commercial facilities. Taunton (10 miles), the county town, is renowned for its excellent schools and has fast road and rail links to London (1h40), Bristol and Exeter.

Council Tax Band: D
Tenure: Freehold

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