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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Wootton Courtenay, Minehead, Somerset, TA24

Sold STC £550,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Period detached home
  • Within the Exmoor National Park
  • Superb country views
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 3 Reception rooms
  • Outside garden room
  • Gardens, garaging and parking
  • Coast within 4 miles
  • County Town Taunton 30 miles

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Crossways enjoys a slightly elevated setting on the edge of this highly regarded Exmoor village standing proud in large mature surrounding gardens and positioned to take full advantage of the southerly aspect and the wonderful views over farmland towards Dunkery.

The property has rendered and part stone elevations under a tiled roof and offers generously proportioned character accommodation which is now ready for improvement and modernisation. Equipped with oil fired central heating and replacement double glazed windows the property is offered for sale with no onward chain.

The Accommodation is arranged over two floors in brief comprising;

Part Glazed Entrance Porch With stable door to -

Reception Hall Two radiators, understairs cupboard and fitted carpet.

Cloakroom Fitted with a two piece suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and vinyl floor covering.

Sitting Room Semi circular double glazed bay window, views towards Dunkery, marble fireplace, radiator and fitted carpet.

Dining Room A double aspect room with square bay and sliding double glazed doors to the gardens, enjoying fine views, part timber panelling, two radiators and fitted carpet.

Inner Hall Radiator and stable door to outside.

Breakfast Room Enjoying views towards Dunkery with electric Aga, built in cupboards, radiator and fitted carpet.

Fitted Kitchen A double aspect room enjoying similar views with a range of base and wall units on three sides with roll edged surfaces over, double bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap, integrated electric hob with extractor hood over, eye level double oven, part tiled surrounds, plumbing for washing machine and tiled flooring.

Utility Room Range of full height fitted shelved cupboards, plumbing for washing machine and quarry tiled flooring.

Boiler Room/Workshop Off the kitchen and with recessed oil fired boiler heating the central heating and domestic hot water system, radiator, wall mounted sink and door to outside.

A carpeted staircase from the Reception Hall leads to -

First Floor Landing Built in shelved cupboard, radiator, access hatch to roof space and fitted carpet.

Bedroom 1 Enjoying views towards the coast at Porlock. Built in shelved cupboard, radiator and fitted carpet.

Bedroom 2 Fine views towards Dunkery, range of fitted bedroom furniture arranged around the space for a double bed, radiator and fitted carpet.

Bedroom 3 Enjoying similar views, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, radiator and fitted carpet.

Bedroom 4 A double aspect room enjoying views over farmland towards Timberscombe. Radiator, fitted carpet and door leading through to

Box Room With airing cupboard, lagged cylinder and immersion and fitted shelving.

Tiled Shower Room Fitted with a three piece suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, large enclosed shower cubicle, radiator and fitted carpet.

Separate WC Low level suite, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator and fitted carpet.

The property is approached through double opening timber gates onto a tarmac drive sweeping up through the gardens to a single garage and around to the front of the house and further outbuildings.

The front gardens are laid predominantly to lawns with inset shrubs, shrub borders, fruit trees, greenhouse, potting shed and vegetable garden. The rear gardens are again laid predominantly to the lawns which gently slope away to a tree and hedge boundary with the lane. There are inset trees, shrubs, an ornamental pond and the feature of a double glazed oval garden room from which there are wonderful views towards Dunkery.

Within the grounds there is a Single Garage 20' x 10'6 (external measurement), timber and galvanised Barn/Garage 20'8 x 12'2 and former Stables/Stores 10' x 8' and 12' x 10' and Log Store10' x 4'.

Wootton Courtenay is a popular and thriving Exmoor Village with local shop, village hall, church and is undoubtedly one of the most favoured villages in the Exmoor National Park. There are around 12,000 acres of Holnicote Estate National Trust land nearby with 150 miles of footpaths and bridleways. West Somerset's premier resort of Minehead is approximately five miles away and has an excellent range of shopping, banking and recreational and schooling facilities together with the Old Harbour and Sea Front. The County town of Taunton which is approximately twenty four miles to the east and has mainline rail connections and access to the motorway network and for those who enjoy exploring the countryside there are footpaths and bridleways close by leading to superb walks on the Exmoor Hills and the Quantock, Brendon Hills and many renowned beauty spots of the area are all close at hand.

Mains water, drainage and electric.


From Minehead proceed on the A39 towards Porlock and after two and a half miles at end of the three lane carriageway take the second left signposted Tivington and Wootton Courtenay. Follow the lane for a couple of miles and as you procced down the hill into the village the property will be found on the left hand side just before the right hand turn towards Huntscott and Brockwell Lane.

Entrance Porch 



Sitting Room 
5.44m x 4.5m

Dining Room 
5.18m x 4.83m

Inner Hall 

Utility Room 
2.41m x 2.13m

Breakfast Room 
4.14m x 3.33m

5.2m x 2.72m

Boiler Room 
3.78m x 2.34m

Bedroom 1 
5.13m x 2.87m

Bedroom 2 
5.05m x 3.76m

Bedroom 3 
4.11m x 3.35m

Bedroom 4 
3.73m x 2.72m

Shower Room 

Separate WC 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
15 July 2016


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