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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

The Courtyard, Castle Hill, Dunster, Minehead, Somerset, TA24

Sold STC £295,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautiful barn conversion
  • Within Dunster Castle Grounds
  • Sought after medieval village
  • Sitting/dining room
  • Fitted kitchen with appliances
  • 3 bedroom (1 en suite)
  • Shower room
  • Storage/electric panel radiators
  • Private part walled garden
  • Garage & parking

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

This charming Grade II listed barn conversion forms part of a most impressive mews style development that were formerly buildings part of the Dunster Castle Estate and converted for the National Trust in the early 1990's. The whole is set in a most appealing private walled cobbled courtyard at the foot of the magnificent Dunster Castle and is a short walk from the centre of this highly regarded medieval village.

The property offers beautifully presented and interesting split level accommodation which has been tastefully modernised whilst retaining many character features to include; vaulted ceiling, original stable door in the sitting room,a number of exposed beams throughout the property and is equipped with electric storage heating and panelled radiators. The accommodation in brief comprises; recessed entrance porch leading through to a split level reception hall with useful storage cupboards, the sitting/dining room is a lovely triple aspect room with vaulted timber panelled ceiling with exposed beams, origanal feature stable door and further door leading into the private rear garden. The kitchen is fitted with a modern range of base and wall units, stainless steel single drainer sink unit set in roll edged working surfaces, integrated Neff electric hob and oven under, extractor hood over, part tiled surrounds, built in fridge/freezer, washing machine and tiled flooring. There are two bedrooms on the ground floor one with fitted wardrobes with the other currently used as a separate dining room. Staying on the ground floor there is a shower room beautifully finished with a white and chrome three piece suite comprising; low level w.c with concealed cistern, vanity wash hand basin, large shower with sliding doors, part timber panelling, high vaulted ceiling with velux window and tiled flooring.

An open plan staircase from the reception hall leads to First Floor Landing and master bedroom which has a vaulted beamed ceiling, velux windows, range of fitted built in wardrobes with views of the church tower. The bedroom also has the benefit of an en suite bathroom with white and chrome three piece suite comprising; bath set in a tiled surround, pedestal wash hand basin, sanilflow w.c and fitted carpet.

To the rear of the property is a lovely part walled enclosed private garden with original cobbled path, raised borders, crazy paved stoned patio and further gravelled seating area. A pedestrian gate leads out into the communal courtyard where the property has the benefit of a single garage measuring 14'3 x 9'8 with electric light and power.

Dunster is served by a local post office, newsagents, delicatessen and various other shops, inns, tea rooms and restaurants to help cater for the many tourists that are attracted to this popular village. There is also a primary school, village church and a number of attractions to include magnificent Dunster Castle, Yarn Market, Dove Cote and Conygar Tower. West Somerset's premier resort of Minehead is approximately two and a half miles away and has a good range of everyday facilities, whilst the County town of Taunton which has mainline rail connections and access to the motorway network is approximately twenty two miles to the east. For those who enjoy exploring the countryside Dunster is situated within the Exmoor National Park and there are footpaths leading onto the surrounding hills of Grabbist and walks into Dunster's Deer Park at the foot of the castle.

Services; Mains water, electric & drainage

Tax Band E

Tenure: Leasehold - 128 year lease from 6th September 2011, Ground Rent £10.00 per annum, Services Charge £260.79 per annum to include building insurance.
From Minehead proceed on the A39 towards Williton and after two and a half miles at the traffic lights turn right into Dunster village. Proceed into the village passing the Yarn Market on your right and up to the next set of traffic lights. At the lights go straight ahead passing through the castle gates, proceed to the top of the hill bearing around to the right taking the second entrance on the right which leads into the courtyard where you will find the property on the right hand side.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
11 May 2016


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