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4 bedroom character property for sale

Wootton Courtenay

Sold STC £475,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Retains many character features
  • Oil fired central heating and updated double glazing
  • Spacious accommodation throughout with the potential to create an annexe subject to necessary permissions
  • Stunning, uninterrupted views over open farmland and the surrounding hills
  • Sought after Exmoor National Park village
  • Lovely, good sized gardens

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION: Crockford House is a delightful, four bedroom detached country residence situated in the heart of this sought after Exmoor National Park village, boasting many character features whilst benefiting from the modern convenience of oil fired central heating and updated double glazing. The property offers spacious accommodation throughout with the potential to create an annexe subject to any necessary permissions and enjoys stunning, uninterrupted views over open farmland and the surrounding hills from the rear of the property. The majority of the house dates from the 16th century with later additions and is not listed.

The accommodation comprises in brief: Entrance through front door into Entrance Hall with door to Cloakroom, stairs to the first floor, open access to the Sitting Room, door to the Kitchen/Breakfast Room and door into the Drawing Room. The Drawing Room is a beautiful, double aspect room with windows to the front and side, inglenook fire place with multi fuel burner and door into the Garden Room which is to the rear of the property with door leading to the garden and door into a Wood Shed which in turn has a door to the front garden. The Sitting Room is another double aspect room with windows to the rear and side and fire place with multi fuel burner. To the front of the property there is a large Kitchen/Breakfast Room with the Kitchen area fitted with a range of wall and base units, sink and drainer incorporated into work surface with tiled surrounds, oil fired aga for cooking and hot water, point for electric cooker and the oil fired boiler for heating. There is also a door leading to a good sized Larder, a Utility Room with space and plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher, stairs to the first floor and door to a Rear Porch leading to the garden.

To the first floor there are four Bedrooms. Bedroom 1 is a lovely double aspect room with windows to the side and rear affording lovely views of the surrounding countryside. There is also a built in wardrobe. Bedroom 2 is another double aspect room with windows to the front and side together with a wash hand basin and built in wardrobe. Bedroom 3 has an aspect to the rear with lovely views together with a wash hand basin. There is also a fully fitted Shower Room with airing cupboard housing an immersion tank and a separate wc with wash hand basin. Bedroom 4/Study can either be accessed from the Kitchen/Breakfast Room, thus creating the potential for annexe accommodation, or through the Shower Room. This room has a window to the rear and is adjacent to a Bathroom fitted with a white, three piece suite.

Outside, the lovely, level gardens are a particular feature of this property and are in two sections with a courtyard and main garden area with a bridge passing over a stream to a further section of garden currently planted as an orchard. The gardens are predominately laid to lawn and enjoy wonderful views over the surrounding farmland and hills. There is also a Potting Shed forming part of the property with window to the side, a detached double Garage with additional parking accessed over a partly shared driveway and tool shed. The top area of garden is subject to a covenant in favour of the adjoining property known as Forge Cottage to prevent any building on this garden land without prior permission.

SITUATION: Wootton Courtenay is a lovely village situated between Minehead and Porlock and only four miles from the popular village of Dunster. The village itself has a Church and Village Shop, with the shops, schools and other amenities of Minehead only four miles away. The village is surrounded by beautiful countryside and is within the Exmoor National Park with the highest point of Exmoor, Dunkery Beacon, visible from the village. Wootton Courtenay also offers good walking and riding opportunities but is also only a few miles away from the beaches of Porlock Weir and Minehead.

DIRECTIONS: From our office in Park Street turn left and proceed out of Minehead towards Porlock. On reaching the A39 turn right and continue along this road for about mile taking the first turning on the left signposted Wootton Courtenay. On reaching the centre of the village take the first turning on the right where the property will be found after a short distance on the left hand side.

ACCOMMODATION [All measurements are approximate],
ENTRANCE HALL, CLOAKROOM,
DRAWING ROOM 24'6" (7.46m) x 13'1" (3.98m) min.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 18'7" (5.66m) x 13'7" (4.14m)
UTILITY ROOM,
REAR PORCH,
SITTING ROOM 15'3" (4.64m) x 9'6" (2.89m)
GARDEN ROOM 14'3" (4.34m) x 9'10" (2.99m)
FIRST FLOOR LANDING,
BEDROOM ONE 16'2" (4.94m) x 12'1" (3.69m)
BEDROOM TWO 12'10" (3.91m) x 11'2" (3.40m)
BEDROOM THREE 15'7" (4.74m) x 10'5" (3.17m) min.
SHOWER ROOM, SEPARATE WC
BEDROOM FOUR/STUDY 10'4" (3.14m) x 9'3" (2.81m)
BATHROOM


GENERAL REMARKS AND STIPULATION
Tenure:
The property is offered for sale freehold, by private treaty with vacant possession on completion.
Services:
Mains water with meter, mains electricity, mains drainage, oil fired central heating.
Local Authority:
West Somerset Council, 20 Fore Street, Williton, Taunton, Somerset. TA4. Tel/ 01643 703704
Council Tax Band: G


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22 September 2016

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  • Llantwit Major (16.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Wilkie May & Tuckwood, Minehead

7 Park Street, Minehead, TA24 5NQ

01643 669003 Local call rate

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