3 bedroom detached house for sale

Church Steps, Minehead, Somerset, TA24

£375,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II listed period home
  • Great character and charm
  • Sympathetically renovated
  • Delightful location
  • 2 reception rooms
  • Fitted kitchen/breakfast room
  • Utility/boot room with separate WC
  • 3 bedrooms
  • Bathroom
  • Gas fired central heating

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Old Lantern has been in the same family for over fifty years and dates back to the 17th century when it was the school house. The property enjoys a delightful quiet setting on the famous Church Steps in one of the most photographed and oldest areas of the town and within half a mile of the shops, amenities and seafront and close to superb woodland and moorland walks in the Exmoor National Park.

The property was extended in the mid 19th century and in the mid 1990's was sympathetically renovated and greatly improved to offer a most appealing period home with a host of original character features to include exposed beams, inglenook fireplace, window seats and some original leaded light windows.

The accommodation is equipped with gas fired central heating, is arranged over two floors and in brief comprises; reception hall, L-shaped sitting room arranged over two shallow levels with double doors leading out onto the gardens and with brick open fireplace with beam over. The separate dining room overlooks Church Steps has a lovely inglenook fireplace with inset Villager gas fired woodburner effect stove. The "Winchmore" kitchen is fitted with a range of pine fronted base and wall units with beaded edged surfaces over and peninsular breakfast bar, stainless steel single drainer one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer tap and water filter, integrated dishwasher, Siemens gas hob, De-Dietrich eye level oven and microwave, fridge, extractor hood, part tiled surrounds, valuated beamed ceiling, access onto Church Steps and door leading to a large utility/boot rom with Belfast sink, timber drainer, plumbing for washing machine, gas boiler heating the central heating and domestic hot water system, a separate WC with high level WC and corner wash hand basin and doors leading into the gardens.

An enclosed carpeted staircase from the dining room leads to a first floor landing off which there are three bedrooms two of which are double aspect double rooms with the master bedroom having a range of fitted wardrobes and both enjoying lovely views towards the surrounding hills. The bathroom has been fitted with a modern white and chrome four piece suite to include bath with hand shower and mixer tap and shower over set in a part tiled surround, pedestal wash hand basin, bidet and low level WC. There is also a useful roof space accessed from the landing via a pull down ladder which has been boarded and insulated with light and power.

Outside
The property has the benefit of a double garage with parking in front and the gardens are a particular feature and enjoy a high degree of privacy and seclusion together with lovely views towards the surrounding hills. Immediately outside of the sitting room is a paved terrace with timber pergola and climbing plants, low wall surround and a slightly raised further concrete terrace. The main gardens are accessed via the boot room/utility where there is a virtually level lawned garden with flower and shrub bed and a brick and stone built garden room under a tiled roof with adjoining garden store, a slightly raised stone terrace with low walled surround and bamboo canes. Beyond is a further area of lawned garden with mature hedging which adjoins Church Steps with a pedestrian access gate onto the Steps.
From our office in Friday Street turn left into the Parade leading down through the town taking the second left into Blenheim Road and then first left into Martlett Road. Take the next turning on the left into Clanville Road, proceed to the T-junction with Holloway turning right and following the road around to the left and then right into Church Street. Proceed to the top of Church Street where the property will be found on the right hand side on sharp 90 degree bend alongside the Church Steps.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
28 October 2016

Nearest station

  • Rhoose (13.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Webbers Property Services, Minehead

9 Floyds Corner, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5UW

01643 669007 Local call rate

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Webbers Property Services, Minehead

9 Floyds Corner, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5UW

01643 669007 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Rhoose (13.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Webbers Property Services, Minehead

9 Floyds Corner, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5UW

01643 669007 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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