3 bedroom cottage for saleWatchet
Sold STC £275,000
- Sitting Room
- Kitchen/Dining Room
- Three Bedrooms
- Gas Central Heating
- Double Glazing
The cottage retains much of the character of the original building whilst having all modern conveniences and services and meeting all current building requirements. Its south-facing aspect makes it light and airy and its secluded position belies its proximity to the main street of Watchet with its shops and services.
This small development has been undertaken over the last few years to a very high standard, using traditional methods and materials, and received a commendation by the Somerset Building Preservation Trust for its quality. Situated just off the main street in Watchet, the cottage offers an ideal full-time or holiday home with the potential of buying the adjacent studio or all three studios as an income-generating project. Watchet is a lively small town on the north coast of West Somerset with ancient harbour, a good range of shops, a station on the West Somerset Steam Railway and easy access to both Exmoor and the Quantock Hills. Taunton, Bridgwater and the M5 are each about half an hours drive away.
Front Door to -
Hall: Feature stone wall, exposed beams, tiled floor, underfloor heating, stairs to the first floor.
Sitting Room: 4.07m (13'4) x 3.51m (11'6). Stone fireplace with point for gas fire, exposed beams, French door to the garden, wall lights, oak floor, underfloor heating.
Kitchen/Dining Room: 3.81m (12'6) x 5.9m (19'4) narrowing to 3.03m (9'11). Well fitted kitchen with a range of wall and base units, worktops, fitted gas hob with oven under, extractor hood over, spaces and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, tiled floor, underfloor heating, exposed beams. Dining area with full height glazing and double door to garden.
Cloakroom: WC, washbasin, tiled floor, underfloor heating, cupboard housing the gas boiler and electric consumer unit.
The first floor has been designed to retain the character of the building with some original beams and new painted wooden panelled ceilings throughout. Large dormer windows and Velux roof lights provide a light and airy feel.
Landing: Linen cupboard with point for heater if required, display recess on the stairs, Velux window.
Bedroom One: 3.64m (11'11) x 3.2m (10'6). Two bedside lights, radiator.
Bedroom Two: 3.25m (10'8) x 2.41m (7'11). Access to small roof space, radiator.
Bedroom Three: 2.94m (9'8) x 2.19m (7'2). Radiator.
Bathroom: 2.35m (7'9) x 1.67m (5'6). Fitted p-shaped bath with shower over, WC, wash basin, chrome vertical towel rail, tiled walls and floor, Velux window.
Outside: The entrance to the property is over a shared courtyard. There is pedestrian access only for the shop at 41 Swain Street, currently rented by St Margaret's Hospice and occupiers of the studios. The occupiers of the flat above 41 Swain Street have vehicular access and one parking space. Courtyard Cottage has two parking spaces in this open area in addition to the garage.
Garage 5.14m (16'10) x 2.92m (9'7). Power and light, up-and-over door and doorway to:
Outside Store/Workshop: 2.43m (8') x 3.46m (11'4). Power, light and water points, side door to garden.
Garden: A walled garden surrounds two sides of house providing a sunny sheltered aspect which given its central position off the main street is both private and quiet. It has two areas of stone paving, and flowerbeds and a gravelled area in front of the house.
The Studios: There are three studio/workshops on the site all of which have been designed with artist or crafts people in mind, providing good lighting with glazed doors and roof lights, separately metered power and water supplies. There is a shared wc between studios 1 & 2. Studio 3 is attached to Courtyard Cottage. The vendor is willing to sell the attached studio with Courtyard or all three by separate negotiation. The users of the studios have pedestrian access but no vehicular access.
Mains Services: Electric, Gas, Water, Sewerage, Telephone.
Council Tax Band: To be assessed but the cottage is expected to be Band C or D, however this is only a guide.
EPC: C (certificate available on request)
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