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8 bedroom detached house for sale

Wheddon Cross, Minehead, TA24

£850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Period Home
  • Approximately Four Acres
  • Eight Bedrooms
  • Flexible Accommodation
  • Six Bathrooms
  • Four Receptions
  • Exmoor National Park Location
  • Successful Holiday Annex
  • Large Garage & Workshop

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Property
Set amidst the rolling hills of Exmoor National Park this extensive period home, a Somerset long house, dating back to the 18th Century, currently offers a large 5 bedroom family home and successful 4 bedroom holiday annex.
The current owners have lovingly restored this historic home to create a beautiful residence which can be used as one large residence or retained as two if desired.
Accessed via a long driveway the house is surrounded by beautifully landscaped formal gardens, with grounds of approximately four acres in total, the majority of which is naturalistic grass and woodland.
The property has been finished to the highest standard with great attention to detail, including bespoke decorative plasterwork, elegant wall panelling and restored fireplaces. Most of the rooms have fantastic views of the surrounding National Park.

Entrance Hallway
An impressive entrance to this beautiful home. A traditional wooden door with windows to each side leads to the large hallway with marble tiled flooring, elegant cornicing and ceiling rose. Radiator.

Drawing Room
17'5 x 16'9
A formal drawing room with traditional intricately carved panelling to half height. Window with window seat over looking the grounds to the surrounding countryside. A beautifully carved fireplace with slate hearth with gas stove. Decorative cornicing and ceiling rose. Wall light points.

Living Room
20'8 x 17'1
A delightful dual aspect room with French doors leading onto the terrace which overlooks the landscaped gardens and Exmoor beyond. A large bay window has views of the surrounding woodland. A marble fireplace with marble hearth and gas stove creates a cosy ambience as required. Half height traditional panelling. Television point. Decorative cornicing and ceiling rose.

Dining Room
19'11 x 16'7
Double doors from the inner hallway lead to this fine formal dining room. Two windows have superb views of the surrounding countryside. Concealed radiator. Half height traditional panelling. Decorative ceiling rose and cornicing. Decorative stone fireplace with gas fire

Kitchen / Breakfast
17'5 x 16'6
Fitted in a country style with a range of solid cherry wood base and wall units including leaded display cabinets and plate rack. Built-in Neff stainless steel five ring gas hob with cooker hood above. Integrated eye level Neff stainless steel double oven. Space for dishwasher. Recess for full height fridge freezer. 1/2 bowl sink and drainer with antique style mixer tap over. Marble tiled flooring. Three arch windows with views over the wooded valley create a fantastic feature for the room, there are two further windows and a door to the rear. Ample space for table and chairs. Radiator.
Door to:

Utility Room
Space and plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer. Worcester boiler. Tiled flooring.

Study
17'7 x 6'7
A spacious study, currently used as a music studio with window to rear overlooking the pretty courtyard garden. Radiator. Decorative cornicing. Windows allowing light into rear hallway.

Cloak Room
Fitted with a period style suite comprising low level W.C. Pedestal wash hand basin. Radiator. Tiled floor. Window to rear.

Home Office
10'10 x 6'7
Previously a home office this room has a door adjoining the annex and can be incorporated into either side of the property as required. Window to rear. Decorative cornicing. Understairs cupboard. Radiator.

Rear Lobby
The rear hallway is accessed from the main hallway and links all ground floor rooms in the main residence except the drawing room. Radiator. Arched recess.

Landing
This spacious landing has a wide window with a stunning vista of the surrounding countryside the ideal spot from which to enjoy the changing scenery and watch the abundant wild life. Previously a separate bedroom and could be returned to this if required. Further window to rear. Two radiators.
The landing continues around the first floor reflecting the rear hallway on the ground floor and gives access to all first floor bedrooms in the main residence.

Bedroom One
18'3 x 13'7
A spacious room with front aspect window, decorative cornicing and ceiling rose. Radiator x 2.

Bedroom Two
21'2 x 17'7
A very spacious dual aspect room with commanding views. Decorative cornicing and ceiling rose. Radiator x 2.

Bedroom Three
20'8 x 16'11
Currently used as the master bedroom, this side aspect room has views over the woodland to the side. Decorative cornicing and ceiling rose. Feature fireplace. Radiator. Door to:

Master En-suite
A traditional cast iron free standing bath. Shower cubicle with mains fed shower. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level W.C. Tiled floor. Radiator. Window to side.

Bedroom Four
17' x 10'1
A further double bedroom with window to side. Radiator. Cornice. Door to:


En-suite
Currently being re-fitted with a free standing bath. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level W.C.
Window to side. Door to:

Storage Cupboard
A spacious storage area currently used as a linen room. Hot water tank.

Bedroom Five
11'1 x 6'7
A pretty rear aspect room fitted to the same standard as the other bedrooms. Radiator.

Bathroom
11'1 x 10'4
A fabulous bathroom fitted to the highest standard with centrally located free standing bath. period style wash hand basin and W.C. Double shower cubicle with oversized shower head and mains fed power shower. Marble tiling. Two windows to rear. Wall lights. Radiator.

Shower Room
A useful shower room with shower cubicle with a gravity fed shower. Window to rear Radiator.

Bedroom Nine
13'8 max x 10'5 max
A linking ground floor room currently used as a bedroom for the annex but could equally be a part of the main residence. Window to rear. Radiator.

Annexe
Annexe

Annex Hallway
Traditional solid wood door leads the the entrance to the annex. Tiled floor. Door to:

Annex Dining Room
17' x 11'11
A sizeable dining room with window overlooking the terrace to the countryside beyond. Dado rail, decorative cornicing. further window to side, wall light points.

Annex Living Room
16'10 x 15'3
A bright and welcoming room with French windows onto the front terrace. An attractive carved fireplace with marble hearth house living flame stove provides a great focal point for the room. Half height panelling. Decorative cornicing and ceiling rose.

Annex Kitchen
11'1 x 11'7
Fitted with a range of beech effect classic contemporary base and wall units with glazed display cabinets creating a dresser. Space for range cooker set within original fireplace recess. Integrated full height fridge freezer. Integrated dishwasher. Tiled flooring. Window to side. Door to:

Utility Area
Fitted with base and wall units. Butler sink. Window to side door to rear. Worcester boiler tiled floor

First Floor Landing
A turning staircase leads from the annex living room to the first floor landing. Window to rear. Radiator. Connecting door to main residence landing.

Annex Bedroom One
12'6 x 12'5
A pretty dual aspect double bedroom with windows to side and rear. Television point. Radiator.

En-suite One
A full bathroom with double ended claw foot bath, shower cubicle with mains fed shower, pedestal wash hand basin.. Low level W.C. Tiled floor, window to side. shaver point.

Annex Bedroom Two
12'9 x 9'7
A front aspect spacious room with window benefitting from splendid views. Recess with hanging rail. Radiator. Door to:

En-suite Two
A period style suite matching that fitted in Bedroom One with free standing claw foot bath. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level W.C. Window to side. Tiled floor. Shaver point.

Annex Bedroom
16'11 x 10'8
A beautiful character room with beamed vaulted ceiling a front aspect window also with views. Radiator. Door to:

En-suite Three
A further full bathroom with free standing claw foot bath, pedestal wash hand basin, shower cubicle with mains fed shower and low level W.C. Shaver point.

Large Garage
21'4 x 19'5
Automatic up and over door, power and light.
The garage has been constructed to full residential use standard and could be converted (STP). Opening to:

Workshop
18'4 x 9'1
A useful area as a work shop space or further storage. window to side and pedestrian door.

Outside
Quarme Valley Grange is situated within a small enclave of just four properties. The property is approached by a long private driveway and electric tall wrought iron gates delineate the entrance to the grounds there is ample parking and turning space in front of the garage.

Landscaped Gardens
The formal gardens have been beautifully designed with a formal terrace running along the front of the property. Wide steps lead to the lawns which in turn lead to an attractive system of ponds with flowing streams and waterfalls. There are many mature trees including a 150 year old acer, a copper beech and weeping willow.
Flower beds flank the lawns and there is more naturalistic planting around the ponds.


Rear Garden
An enclosed courtyard garden lies to the rear of the property it encloses a pergola over which grow several roses. It can be accessed from the main residence and the annex.

Woodland
The Woodland extends from the edge of the landscaped gardens to the bordering stream and has been designated a area of outstanding natural beauty due to some of the specimen plants and grasses that grow there. The area is full of wildlife.

Services
Mains electric. LPG gas. Private drainage. Private water supply from a bore hole.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
05 July 2015

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  • Tiverton Parkway (16.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Suite 7, First Floor, Cranmore Drive, Shirley, Solihull, B90 4RZ

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