An exceptionally smart 1930s home with a wealth of character and situated in arguably Chard's most sought after location. EPC: Band E
The Firs is an impressive 1930s detached house with many features which are associated with the period the most notable being the imposing bay windows forming a circular extrusion on the West face and the ornate stained glass windows. The property comes to the market for only the second time since its construction and has been comprehensively renovated by the current owners. Improvements include extensions to the property giving extra useful space and forming a light and welcoming reception room with roof lantern, woodburners fitted in both reception rooms. The bespoke kitchen has been beautifully remodelled by Tytherleigh Kitchens and fitted with contrast shaker units, quartz worktops, integrated appliances, walk in larder, a range cooker and doors opening onto the patio with views over garden. The bathroom has also been replaced to include both a roll top bath and shower, new carpets have been fitted, decoration has taken place throughout and many other improvements have been made.
The accommodation briefly comprises of an entrance hall, sitting room with bay window, family room with roof lantern, kitchen/breakfast room, dining room, utility room and cloakroom to the ground floor. The first floor provides 3 double bedrooms and a family bathroom. Heating is provided by a gas fired boiler and double glazing has been installed.
The grounds comprise of just over 1/3 acre making it one of the biggest residential plots in the town. The gardens have been nurtured over the years providing a generous number of mature trees, shrubs and bushes. The property is accessed off of Touchstone Lane through a set of sturdy wooden gates and leads onto a large gravelled parking area which provides secure parking for several vehicles with an adjacent car port. There is also an exceptionally neat area of lawn at the front leading to a vegetable garden, with raised beds, and the side access to the garden. The rear garden is laid predominantly to lawn with a scattering of mature trees and various seating areas nestled within the grounds including a BBQ area and raised decking with elevated views and direct access to the kitchen.
Touchstone Lane is one of Chard's most sought after residential locations set on the western outskirts of the town but within walking distance of both open countryside and the town centre. Chard is well served with a wide range of amenities including a choice of major supermarkets, smaller retailers, banks, educational and leisure facilities. The County town of Taunton is some 14 miles to the North with access to the M5 motorway and intercity rail service (London Paddington) and the Dorset Jurassic Coast a similar distance to the South at Lyme Regis.