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20 bedroom detached house for sale

Holcombe Rogus, Wellington, Somerset, TA21

Guide Price £1,995,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 5 bedroom barn conversion
  • Superb holiday letting business
  • 7 holiday cottages
  • P/P for 4 holiday cottages
  • 1 bed self-contained annexe
  • Stable yard with loose boxes
  • Outbuildings
  • In all about 17.1 acres

Full description

An outstanding lifestyle property combining owners 5 bed barn conversion, annexe and equestrian holding with an exceptional holiday business. 7 holiday lodges, P/P for 4 more. All set in 17 acres in a rural location yet readily accessible to the M5. EPC Band G.

Situation - Whipcott Heights and Whipcott Water Cottages are in a tranquil setting close to the Grand Western Canal on the Devon/Somerset border. Nearby amenities include the village of Holcombe Rogus which has an excellent pub, church, village hall, garage and small shop. Wellington (5 miles) offers a range of shopping, recreational and schooling together with access to the M5 motorway on the outskirts of the town. Tiverton Parkway railway station (4.5 miles) is on the Penzance to London Paddington line giving links to the rest of the rail network.

The County Town of Taunton (13 miles) provides a major regional centre including excellent shops and a wide range of social and recreational amenities. In addition there are numerous schools both private and state. For those with sporting interests, regular race meetings are held at Taunton Racecourse and Taunton is also the home of Somerset County Cricket Club where there are regular fixtures held at the iconic town centre ground. Taunton offers easy access to the motorway network via junction 25 of the M5 motorway and also has a mainline railway station, providing rail links to the rest of the country.

This central location means the properties are ideally placed for exploring the many delights of this stunning area including picture postcard villages and the outstanding natural beauty of Exmoor and Dartmoor, the impressive Cheddar Gorge Caves and the superb clean sandy beaches of North and South Devon.

Whipcott Water Cottages - This is an outstanding holiday business producing an exceptional turnover. Located a short distance from Whipcott Heights, and just across a country lane from the Grand Western Canal Country Park, the cottages are readily accessible to the M5 and an ideal base for exploring this lovely part of the country. Consistently earning great reviews the business has a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

Six detached stone built cottages sleep between 4 and 6 guests and are let through Hoseasons as part of their Autograph Lodge Holiday Collection. A further 2 bedroom cottage, Wharf, has been granted permission by Mid Devon District Council under reference 15/01309/FULL to be occupied by site managers. Two of the cottages have facilities for disabled guests with Hopper Cottage conforming to Mobility Level M3. Planning permission has been granted for a further 4 holiday cottages.

Trading figures can be made available to bona fide purchasers following a viewing of the property.

Whipcott Heights - Whipcott Heights is a substantial country house converted from a traditional stone barn. The property benefits from a rural outlook and expansive views. The front door leads to an entrance hall with cloakroom off and double doors to an impressive living room with stone chimney breast and inset wood burning stove. Large window overlooking paddock and fields beyond. Doors to the conservatory which, in particular, benefits from the splendid country views. To the other side of the entrance hall is the kitchen/breakfast room with windows and French doors overlooking the garden. The kitchen is fitted with a range of units and a gas fired Rayburn. Doors off to the rear porch, utility room and cloakroom. The snug has exposed stonework and a large picture window.

On the first floor is a galleried landing. Doors off to master bedroom with ensuite shower room, 3 further bedrooms and a family bathroom and bedroom 2 which is currently used as an office.

Annexe - A single storey dwelling with a kitchen/dining room, sitting room, bedroom and bathroom. Courtyard patio area to the front. Ideal for a family member or for letting.

The Land - The mature and well-stocked gardens are to the south and west of the property and offer far reaching views. A further block of pasture land is divided into enclosures together with a small copse. In all the land extends to 17.1 acres.

Outbuildings - Double garage
20' x 17'4 with twin up and over doors and side door. Electric light.

Store Room
20' x 8'9 with electric light and power. Fitted shelving and tiled floor.

Stable Yard
With 5 loose boxes including a foaling box. Tack room.

Services - Mains electricity and water. Private drainage system. Calor Gas central heating at Whipcott Heights and electric heating in the cottages.

Local Authority - Mid Devon District Council, Phoenix House, Phoenix Lane, Tiverton EX16 6PP
Email: Tel: 01884 255 255

Directions - From J27 on the M5 motorway take the A38 to Wellington. After just under 5 miles turn left signposted Greenham and Holcombe Rogus. After just after over 1/2 mile turn left signposted Holcombe Rogus and Westleigh. After 0.8 mile turn left signposted Burlescombe and Westleigh and 1/4 mile along this road are Whipcott Water Cottages. The lane to Whipcott Heights is to the south of the cottages.

Viewing - Strictly by appointment with Stags Holiday Complex department on 01392 680058.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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07 July 2016


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