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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Hemp Garden, Minehead, Somerset, TA24

Sold STC £339,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Architect designed detached property
  • Lower slopes of North Hill
  • Southerly aspect
  • Wonderful sweeping views
  • Hall with cloakroom
  • Lounge/dining room with bay window
  • Fitted kitchen/breakfast room
  • Utility
  • 2 bedrooms and bathroom
  • Gas central heating & double glazing

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Garden House sits proudly in well maintained surrounding gardens off a" no through road" enjoying a southerly aspect with sweeping views towards surrounding hills and is conveniently located within half a mile of the town centre and a further half a mile from the sea.

Built in 1925 and designed by well know architect Edwin Gunn, the property has smooth rendered elevations under a half hip tiled roof and has been sympathetically improved and modernised to include new gas fired central heating system, black uPVC windows to match the originals, modern kitchen and bathroom. The property also has the benefit of Planning Permission for a two storey extension providing a further reception room, bedroom, bathroom, integral garage and a sun room off the kitchen.

The generous character accommodation is arranged over two floors in brief comprising; double opening double glazed doors to a lobby with tiled floor and further door to a reception hall again with tiled flooring. Off the hall is a tiled cloaks/wet room with wall mounted wash hand basin, low level WC and shower area. The sitting/dining room is a beautiful double aspect room with bay window enjoying views towards the surrounding hills and with original brick fireplace with hearth, exposed beams, quarry tiled sills and walnut flooring. The kitchen/breakfast room is again a double aspect room cleverly fitted with a mixture of modern and original units comprising; a stainless steel recessed sink in granite surface with chrome mixer tap, cupboard and drawers under, adjoining square edged working surfaces with cupboards, drawers and plumbing for dishwasher under, matching wall cupboards, original part glazed dresser, part tiled surrounds, tiled flooring, recessed spotlights and door to rear lobby off which is a utility area with plumbing for washing machine, Belfast sink and cupboard over, stable door to outside and door to a boiler cupboard housing the gas boiler heating the central heating and domestic hot water system.

A carpeted staircase from the hall leads to a first floor landing with large eaves storage cupboards and access hatch to boarded roof space with electric light. The master bedroom is a beautiful room with bay window and superb panoramic views to the Hopcott and Periton Hills with brick feature fireplace and built in shelved cupboard. The second bedroom again enjoys views towards the Hopcott Hills and has eaves storage cupboard and fitted carpet, staying on the first floor there is also a part tilled bathroom is fitted with a four piece white and chrome suite comprising low level WC, bidet, vanity wash hand basin unit, roll top central bath with mixer/ hand shower attachment, range of built in cupboards and tiled floor.


The property is approached through double timber gates onto a drive providing additional parking in front of the single detached garage (15'6" x 9') The property sits in surrounding gardens with lawns, deep flower and shrub beds and borders, inset small trees and pathways. The summerhouse has a crazy paved terrace in front and there are many areas in the garden to sit to enjoy the ambiance and views.

The Property is situated within approximately half a mile of the town centre which has an excellent range of shopping, banking and recreational facilities and sporting attractions including golf, bowls, theatre and tennis. There is of course the Old Harbour and Sea Front with beautiful Blenheim Gardens and traditional Band Stand. There is a regular bus service travelling to Taunton the County Town which is approximately twenty four miles to the east which has mainline rail connections and access to the motorway network with excellent High Street Shopping and theatre. For those who enjoy exploring the countryside there are superb walks nearby and the Quantock, Brendon, Exmoor Hills and many renowned places of interest are all close at hand.

Mains water, drainage, electric and gas.



A copy of the planning permission for the two storey extension are available for inspection at the agents Minehead office.
From our office in Friday Street turn left into Park Street and take the next turning on the right into Parks Lane. Proceed up the hill into the continuation of Watery Lane and take the second turning on the left into Hemp Gardens where the propety will be found immediately on the left hand side.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
13 September 2016


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