4 Bedroom Semi-Detached House

Quantock View, Yarrow Road, MARK, Somerset


‘Quantock View’ is a very attractive four-bedroomed, semi-detached cottage which has been extended and renovated by the current owners to a very high standard. It is situated on the outskirts of the village of Mark in a desirable rural position with views. The local village store and post office, two local pubs and artisan bakery are within walking distance. In addition, this charming period home includes equestrian facilities with stables and a pony enclosure on one side of the lane, and stables set within 1.75 acres of land on the other. The ground floor accommodation includes a large sitting room, a dining room which is open plan to the kitchen, a utility room and a downstairs WC. The design and features are much in keeping with modern family living. On the first floor the spacious master bedroom has an en-suite shower room and takes in stunning countryside views. There are three further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn and has a large patio outside the kitchen and dining room. The garden overlooks the rhine and takes in the fabulous countryside views. The rhine is controlled by the drainage board and is popular with local fishers. Alongside the detached garage there is a pony enclosure with two stables and a hay barn, with direct access from the road. On the opposite side of the road there is a large field shelter, hay barn and tack-room, a large hardstanding area and paddocks all set within 1.75 acres.

Attractive four-bedroomed equestrian property
Extended and renovated throughout to a very high standard
Spacious throughout with lots of charming features
Master bedroom with an en suite bathroom
Attractive garden with open countryside views
Field thought to extend to just over 1.75 acres
Garage, with power, light and water, and plenty of off-road parking

Stone steps from the drive lead down to the front door. The inner porch has windows on two sides and opens directly in to the:

Sitting Room
This charming and spacious reception room measures an impressive 21' 3" x 11' 7" (6.48m x 3.53m). There is a central fireplace with a gas stove on a stone hearth. The chimney is lined and ready for a wood-burning stove, if required. There are two windows to the front elevation, wall lights and an exposed ceiling beam. The door leads to:

The kitchen is recently fitted with a range of wooden wall and base units with wooden work tops. There is a ceramic one-and-a-half bowl sink and drainer unit with mixer tap over. There are concealed integrated under-counter fridge and freezers. There is a range-style cooker with a concealed extractor unit. There is ample storage space in the walk-in larder cupboard. The kitchen measures 12' 7" x 9' 9" (3.84m x 2.97m) with painted and exposed brickwork and recessed down lighting. A doorway provides access to the hall with stairs up to the first floor and a window to side aspect. Attractive and easy-maintenance tiled flooring continues through to the:

Dining Room
The large dining room is open plan to the kitchen, this entire area is well suited to modern family living. Part of a more recent extension, this spacious and light room measures 20' 1" x 11' 2" (6.12m x 3.40m) and has ample space at one end for a dining table and chairs with a central ceiling light over. At the other end, there are fitted units to match the kitchen with recessed down lighting. A pair of windows overlook the garden and take in the fabulous countryside views. There is feature painted and exposed brickwork and a door out to the:

The wooden base units match the kitchen with wooden work tops. A ceramic sink and drainer unit with mixer tap over. Water sensitive areas are tiled as is the floor. A door leads to the downstairs WC which also has space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Measures 11' 2" x 4' 8" (3.40m x 1.42m) with a window to the front elevation with attractive views. A cupboard houses the oil-fired boiler. A stable-style door out to the rear garden which is used for day to day access.

From the kitchen a door leads to a hallway with a wooden stair case leading up to the:

The landing has attractive split-level wooden flooring with access to the large loft area and a very useful deep storage cupboard over the stairs. Two light tubes on the landing and one over the stairwell provide plenty of natural light.

Master Bedroom
The spacious and light master bedroom is a recent extension carried out by the current owners. A pair of windows to the rear overlook the garden and take in the wonderful countryside views across the rhine towards the Mendips. The bedroom measures 18' 1" x 11' 5" (5.51m x 3.48m) with fitted wardrobes on both sides, access to a loft space and wooden flooring. Door to:

En Suite Shower Room
There is a double-width corner shower cubicle. The 'His and Hers' wash-hand basins are wall-hung with two large drawers. There is a low-level WC and a modern ladder-style radiator. The window to the front overlooks the field with views of the Poldens and Quantocks. The floor is tiled and there is recessed down lighting.

Bedroom Two
There are spacious fitted wardrobes along one wall with storage over. Measures 11' 4" x 9' 4" (3.45m x 2.84m) with a window to the front, overlooking the field with far-reaching countryside views.

Bedroom Three
There is a feature cast iron fireplace (not used) and exposed wooden floorboards. Measures 11' 9" x 9' 9" (3.58m x 2.97m) with a window to the front elevation overlooking the field and taking in the fabulous views.

Bedroom Four
Measures 9' 8" x 9' 7" (2.95m x 2.92m) with a pair of windows to the side aspect overlooking the drive and stable block/yard.

Family Bathroom
Recently upgraded and includes a panelled bath with shower and shower screen over. The fitted bathroom furniture has a wash-hand basin with counter top space alongside, cupboards under the basin and a low-level WC with a concealed cistern. Extensive tiling to the water sensitive areas and a tiled floor. There is a chrome ladder-style radiator, recessed down lighting and an extractor fan. There is an obscure window to the side.

On one side of the gravelled drive at the front of the house stone steps lead down to the front door. On the other there are double wooden gates which open on to the hardstanding in front of the triple stable block. This fully enclosed area is ideal for a pony or equally well-suited for horses at night time or over the winter. From this area a double gate opens out to the formal rear garden which is mainly laid to lawn with planted borders on both sides. A stable style door from the utility opens on to a large patio area, ideal for entertaining whilst taking in the fabulous countryside views. The rear garden has open fencing and a gate which leads out to the river bank, an ideal spot for anyone keen on fishing (a permit may be needed). In addition to the stable block and hardstanding alongside the property, there are excellent equestrian facilities on the other side of the road. From a public bridal way a five-bar gate opens on to a large area of hardstanding. There are two stable blocks featuring a field shelter, hay store and a tack room. This area and the paddocks alongside are thought to measure around 1.75 acres.

Garage and Parking
The detached single garage has an up-and-over door at the front and a pedestrian door on the side. It is fitted with power, plumbing and light and is currently used as a home 'pub' and games room. In addition to the garage, there is a gravelled drive with parking for three cars. There is also ample parking on the hardstanding areas in front of both stable blocks.

Services and Location
Benefits from mains electricity and water. An oil-fired boiler in a cupboard off the utility provides central heating and pressurised hot water system. There is propane gas supply for the kitchen hob and fire in lounge. Drainage is serviced by a new bio digester fitted in 2014. New double glazed windows and doors fitted throughout in 2017/18. The council tax band through Sedgemoor District Council is: 'TBC'. For the purpose of planning your journey, the postcode for this property is: TA9 4LR.

About the Area
Mark is a very popular village about three miles due west of Wedmore. There are two pubs, a village store and post office, a garage, a horticultural ironmongers, a church and a village hall. It is a very active community and there is a park, football field, bowls club and a cricket ground. The property is situated in the acclaimed Cheddar Valley school catchment area including Mark First School, Hugh Sexey Middle School (in Blackford) and the Kings of Wessex School (in Cheddar). There are also excellent independent schools nearby including Millfield, Wells Cathedral and Sidcot. Access to the motorway M5, Junction 22 is only 10 minutes away. Highbridge Railway station with regular connections to Bristol Temple Meads and the south west is a 10 minute drive away.


Floorplan for Quantock View

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