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6 bedroom detached house for sale

The Parks, Minehead, Somerset, TA24

Sold STC £575,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Impressive detached residence
  • Private setting & Wonderful views
  • 6 bedrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms & Study
  • Fitted Kitchen & separate utility
  • Gardens & grounds 0.7 of an acre
  • Garage & Parking

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Lower Cleeve occupies a slightly elevated and sheltered private setting in the prestigious Parks area of the town conveniently situated within a few minute's walk of the shops and amenities, within half a mile of the sea and with sweeping views over part of the town towards the surrounding hills.

Substantially built in 1904 and constructed of solid brick with part rendered elevations under a tiled roof the property which was once a private hotel offers generous and elegant accommodation which has been sympathetically and lovingly improved whilst retaining many inherent period character features to include open fireplaces, bay windows, ceiling cornice and picture rails, period tiled and woodblock flooring, large stained and leaded glass window, servants bells and pillared veranda.

The property enjoys the comforts of gas fired central heating and the accommodation is arranged over two floors and in brief comprises;

Solid oak studded door to

Enclosed Entrance Porch Tiled flooring, porthole window and door with leaded and stained glass surrounding leading to -

Reception Hall Woodblock flooring, two radiators, door to outside and beautiful staircase leading to first floor.

Cloakroom Two piece white and chrome suite including a low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and period tiled flooring.

Drawing Room A super double aspect room overlooking the gardens with bay window, seat and door to veranda, cast iron fireplace with living flame gas fire, timber surround and mantle, alcove with glazed display cabinet, two radiators and fitted carpet.

Sitting Room Again a double aspect room with bay and window seat, open tiled fireplace with timber surround and mantle, two radiators and fitted carpet.

Dining Room: Feature fireplace, radiator, original period servants bells and fitted carpet.

Fitted Kitchen/Breakfast Room Double aspect room with views towards the surrounding hills, porcelain one and a half bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap set in a range of tiled and beaded edged working surfaces, excellent range of cupboards, drawers and basket drawers under, integrated fridge, Rangemaster gas cooker, matching wall cupboards with open shelving, glazed display cabinet, plate rack, extractor hood, serving hatch to sitting room, part tiled surrounds, timber panelling, radiator, built in cupboard and vinyl floor tiling.

Utility Room Single drainer sink unit with cupboards under, plumbing for washing machine, quarry tiled flooring, gas fired boiler heating the central heating and domestic hot water system, opening to Shelved Larder with cold shelf and door to outside.

Study With fitted carpet.

Rear Hall With secondary staircase leading to first floor.

First Floor Landing Measuring over 30 foot in length with feature stained and leaded light glazed window, two radiators, built in airing cupboard, fitted cupboard, fitted carpet, and access hatch to roof space.

Bedroom 1 Double aspect room with corner wardrobe, wash hand basin, radiator and fitted carpet.

Bedroom 2 Double aspect room to the front enjoying views towards the surrounding hills and garden. Built in fitted double wardrobe, wash hand basin, feature fireplace, radiator and fitted carpet.

Bedroom 3 Again a double aspect room enjoying similar views. Wash hand basin, walk in wardrobe, feature fireplace, radiator and fitted carpet.

Bedroom 4 Again a double aspect room enjoying similar view. Fitted wardrobes, wash hand basin, feature fireplace, radiator and fitted carpet.

Bedroom 5 With views towards the surrounding hills and Conygar Tower at Dunster. Built in wardrobe, wash hand basin, radiator and fitted carpet.

Bedroom 6 Wash hand basin, feature fireplace, radiator and fitted carpet.

Bathroom Tiled and fitted with a two piece white and chrome suite comprising; panelled bath with shower over and shower screen, pedestal wash hand basin, wall mounted heated chrome towel rail and tiled flooring.

Separate WC Low level suite and vinyl floor covering.


Garage 18'x 10'7 with electric light and power and parking for two vehicles in front.

Workshop 13' x 8' plus 7'10 x 4'8. With light and power.

Store 8' x 7'5. With light and power and adjoining open fronted log store.

Gardens & Grounds

The property stands proud in attractive south facing gardens which amount to approximately 0.7 of an acre. The garage and parking is situated to the front of the property on a lower level with steps leading up to the gardens and with a further pedestrian gate with pathway leading up to the front entrance. The mature gardens offer a large area of level lawn with well stocked flower and shrub beds with mature an ornamental trees. Pathways lead up through a woodland garden with various mature trees and a small secret garden with seated arbour. There is also a good sized vegetable garden with raised beds, greenhouse and timber garden shed. From the gardens there are superb panoramic views over the town towards the surrounding hills at Periton, Hopcott and Grabbist.

Mains water, drainage, electric and gas.

Council Tax Band
From our office in Friday Street turn left into Park Street leading up through the top end of the town following the road around to the right and out through the Parks. The property will be found on the right hand side after approximately a quarter of a mile.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
31 March 2016


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