This period cottage for sale has Quantocks views and character features throughout. 

The cottage, in Capton, is Grade II listed and dates back to the 16th century, having once been part of a farmhouse. 

A porch leads into the entrance hall which has a stable door, a quarry tiled floor and an understairs cupboard. 

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The living room, with a feature fireplace. (Wilkie May & Tuckwood)

The sitting room includes a fireplace with an inset multi-fuel stove, stone surrounds and a pine mantelpiece, as well as a slate tiled floor. 

Moving through to the kitchen and dining room, there is an oil-fired Rayburn, triple aspect views, and a fitted electric oven.  

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The kitchen and dining room. (Wilkie May & Tuckwood)

Completing the ground floor is a bathroom with quarry tiled flooring and a panelled bath. 

Upstairs, the master bedroom features views to the Quantock Hills and built-in wardrobes, while the second bedroom overlooks the gardens and the third includes painted wooden floorboards.

Also on the first floor is a family bathroom and a hatch to the roof space, plus an airing cupboard. 

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The principal bedroom. (Wilkie May & Tuckwood)

Outside, there are “generous” gardens which wrap around the cottage and are mostly laid to lawn, with a variety of shrubs and plants. 

In the gardens, there are fruit trees, vegetable beds, and views over the surrounding farmlands and towards the Quantock Hills, plus a garage. 

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There are rural views from the gardens. (Wilkie May & Tuckwood)

The property is being sold by Wilkie May & Tuckwood for a guide price of £495,000. 

The agent said: “The property comprises a semi-detached cottage, listed Grade II situated in the semi-rural and small hamlet of Capton on the edge of Williton. 

“The cottage will be found in excellent decorative order throughout and benefits from large gardens with outstanding views over the surrounding arable farmland and countryside, with the benefit of a modern garage.”