9 bedroom detached house for sale

Blue Anchor, Minehead, Somerset, TA24

Guide Price £795,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Fine detached country house
  • Divided into 6 apartments
  • Set in over an acre of gardens & grounds
  • Superb inland and coastal views
  • Garaging and parking
  • Minehead c5 miles
  • County Town Taunton 20 miles

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Built in the 1930's, Huntingball Lodge stands proudly in over an acre of well-maintained gardens and grounds overlooking Blue Anchor seafront with panoramic views over the Bristol Channel towards the surrounding hills and within half a mile of a station on the West Somerset Steam Railway.

The property is divided into six self contained apartments arranged over three floors and only three are currently being holiday let as the present owners and family occupy apartments 1, 2, and 3. The property is ideally suited as a multi generational household and the apartments can also be let on shorthold tenancies if so desired.

THE BUSINESS
The present owners have owned the property since 2002 and given its unique coastal location a strong repeat and recommendation business has flourished. In 2014 the business provided a gross turnover of £32,975 from a limited season between March and the first week in October. There is obviously great potential to increase the turnover further by letting more of the apartments and Opening all year round. The business is offered for sale with its own website www.huntingball-lodge.co.uk and the owners also promote the business by way of limited advertising.

The apartments are arranged over three floors and are double glazed with electric heating and all finished to a high standard with features including oak panelling, some beamed ceilings, modern fitted kitchens and bath/shower rooms.

APARTMENT 1

A ground floor apartment with views over the rear gardens and towards the sea from the bedroom . The accommodation in brief comprising; Reception Hall, Sitting Room with doors to garden, Fitted Kitchen/Dining Room, double Bedroom and Shower Room.

APARTMENT 2

Again located on the ground floor enjoying coastal views and with accommodation in brief comprising; Hall, Sitting Room, Fitted Kitchen, Double Bedroom and Shower Room.

Apartments one and two are linked via communal hallway and can be occupied together if required.

APARTMENT 3

Located on the first floor and approached via an external staircase at the rear with views over the gardens and towards the sea with the benefit of a roof terrace. The accommodation in brief comprises; Sitting Room, Fitted Kitchen, Double Bedroom and Shower Room.

APARTMENT 4 - Avalon

Located on the ground floor with a benefit of picture windows, fantastic coastal views and having glazed doors leading out onto a private stone terrace. The accommodation in brief comprises; Entrance Porch, Sitting Room with oak panelling, Kitchen/Dining Room, Master Bedroom again with oak panelling, Single Bedroom, Bathroom and Cloakroom.

APARTMENT 5 - Beacon

Located on the first floor with panoramic inland and coastal views and with the benefit of a roof terrace. The accommodation in brief comprises; Hall, Sitting Room, Kitchen/Dining Room, two double Bedrooms and Bathroom.

APARTMENT 6 - Dunster

Located on the second floor and approached via an internal staircase from the first floor and again with its own roof terrace and fantastic panoramic views over Blue Anchor Bay towards the surrounding hills. The accommodation in brief comprises; Sitting Room with doors to Roof Terrace, Kitchen/Dining Room, two double Bedrooms and Bathroom.

AGENTS NOTE

The fixtures, fittings and equipment associated with the business are available by separate negotiation.

OUTSIDE

The property is set in approximately 1.2 acres of gardens and grounds, is approached over a tarmac driveway which leads up to ample parking and turning area with access to a triple garage incorporating a workshop and office. There is also a laundry room for guests, cloakroom with WC, Belfast sink, plumbing for automatic washing machine and tourist information area.

The formal gardens are an undoubted feature of the property and are open for communal use of the guests. To the front is a golf putting green with an adjoining large level lawn with pond, stone path walkways and many areas to sit and enjoy the tranquillity and views. At the rear of the property is a further lawned garden private for the owners which backs onto farmland.

LOCATION
Blue Anchor has a station on the West Somerset Steam Railway, seafront and is within 2 miles of the local post office/shop at Carhampton together with village church, hall and inn. The historic port of Watchet with its Marina and everyday amenities is approximately 3 miles, West Somerset's premier coastal resort of Minehead is approximately five miles where there is an excellent range of shopping, banking and recreational facilities. The County town of Taunton which has mainline rail connections and access to the motorway network and is approximately twenty miles to the east. For those who enjoy exploring the countryside, the Brendon, Quantock and Exmoor Hills and many renowned beauty spots of the area are all close at hand.

SERVICES
Mains water and electric. Private drainage.

TENURE
Freehold
From Minehead proceed on the A39 towards Williton by passing Dunster. Proceed through the village of Carhampton and on leaving take the left hand turn signposted Blue Anchor. Follow the road for approximately two miles and on reaching Blue Anchor proceed over the level crossing for the West Somerset Steam Railway and onto the seafront proceed to the very end of the seafront taking the right hand turn signposted Chapel Cleeve and the entrance to Huntingball Lodge will be found shortly after on the left hand side.

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01 July 2016

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Nearest station

  • Rhoose (14.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Fine & Country, Minehead

9 Floyds Corner, Minehead, TA24 5UW

01643 669006 Local call rate

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