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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Faircross, Washford, Watchet, Somerset, TA23

Sold STC £335,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming stone built cottage
  • Outskirts of village
  • c1 acre of land
  • 2 reception rooms
  • Fitted kitchen
  • 3 bedrooms
  • Nursery/study
  • Bathroom
  • Oil CH & double glazing
  • Parking

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This stone built semi detached period cottage is situated between the hamlets of Torre and Yarde on the edge of the Exmoor National Park within a mile or so of the village of Washford and within a few miles of the coast and historic port of Watchet.

The cottage, which has been sympathetically improved is of great character and charm enjoys the comforts of oil fired central heating, replacement double glazed windows and has the added attraction of having an acre of land with an orchard which adjoins open farmland enjoying wonderful views and will no doubt appeal to those seeking a smallholding or suchlike.

Arranged over two floors the accommodation in brief comprises; stone entrance porch leading through to a hall. The sitting room has a recessed fireplace with woodburner and bay window from which there are delightful views towards the Brendon Hills. There is a separate dining room with similar views and the kitchen is fitted with a modern range of cream coloured base and wall units with roll edged working surfaces, ceramic one and a half bowl sink unit, plumbing for dishwasher and washing machine, integrated halogen hob with electric oven, extractor canopy, part tiled surrounds, recessed spotlights and vinyl floor covering. Off the reception hall is a rear hallway with cloakroom and part glazed door to outside.

A carpeted staircase from the hall leads to the first floor landing where there is an access hatch to roof space. There are three bedrooms the master bedroom with bay window and all enjoying wonderful rural outlooks. There is also a nursery/study and part tiled family bathroom fitted with a three piece white and chrome suite comprising bath set in a tiled surround with mixer tap hand shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC and linen cupboard.

To the front of the property is a lawned garden with flower and shrub bed all enclosed by low stone walling which continues around the side where there is an oil tank and outside boiler heating the central heating and domestic hot water system. To the rear of the cottage on the opposite side of the lane is an acre of ground with tarmac hardstanding providing parking for around 6 vehicles with gate leading onto the land. The land is suitable for a variety of uses and will doubt appeal to those wishing to keep animals. There is an orchard with thirty cider apples and two cherry trees, gravelled amenity area with drying area, summerhouse 9'4 x 7'7 with electric light and power, timber deck seating area in front, workshop 19'6 x 9'10 again with light and power, open fronted garden store 12'x 6' and chicken coup and run.

Mains water and electric. Private shared septic tank. Oil fired central heating.


Council Tax
Band C
From Minehead proceed on the A39 towards Williton passing through the villages of Carhampton, Bilbrook and Washford (6 miles). On leaving Washford and reaching the roundabout at Tropiquaria take the third exit signposted Wiveliscombe, Monksilver, Raleigh's Cross proceed for approximately half mile to the next crossroads where the property will be found on the right hand side.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
14 September 2016


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