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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Withypool, Minehead, Somerset, TA24

Sold STC £365,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Former School House
  • Central Village Location
  • Detached Stone Outbuilding with Garage
  • Spacious Accommodation
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bath/Shower Rooms
  • Off Road Parking
  • No Onward Chain

Full description

A traditional detached cottage in the village of Withypool with a garden, barn, garage and parking. EPC Band F.

Situation - The property is situated in the very popular village of Withypool and within walking distance of the open moorland. Withypool, which is part of what is known as the golden triangle of Exmoor has a village store and post office, church, village hall and the renowned Royal Oak Inn. Withypool is very well placed to take advantage of Exmoor's extensive footpaths and bridleways leading along the River Barle and up onto the open moors.
The nearby thriving towns of Dulverton (8 miles) and South Molton (12 miles) offer an excellent choice of day to day amenities including schooling, a wide variety of shops and churches.
The county town of Taunton, which is 31 miles away, has extensive retail and commercial facilities, together with three independent schools and the Somerset County Cricket Ground. There is access to the M5 motorway (Junction 25) and a main line station with fast trains to London Paddington and the North.

Description - The Old School House was originally home to the local school mistress and now provides very comfortable accommodation set in the middle of the village. It is a very pretty traditional stone cottage under a slate roof with colour washed elevations, a garden and a parking area, The property also benefits from a good-sized stone barn with a garage below and a useful loft area above,

Accommodation - The entrance door leads into a welcoming reception hallway with a door to the sitting room. The elegant double aspect sitting room has a feature brick fireplace with an open fire and stairs to the first floor. Leading off from the inner hallway is a large cloakroom and the dining room with a glazed door to the front garden. The kitchen is well fitted with a range of wall and base units, quarry tiled floor and space for a table. A door from the kitchen leads to a rear lobby with a storage cupboard. Adjacent is the utility room with plumbing for a washing machine, fitted wall cupboards, a Butlers sink and door to the outside.
Upstairs there are three double bedrooms, a single bedroom and two bathrooms.

Outside - The garden lies to the front of the property with a lawned area, flower borders and is enclosed by a hedge providing privacy. There are two small stone outbuildings suitable for logs and garden machinery as well as a lean-to greenhouse. In addition the good-sized barn has a single garage and open plan work space on the ground floor, as well as a large first floor workshop with access from the garden. This building has potential as an office or annexe subject to receiving planning consents. The drive provides off-road parking for one vehicle.

Services - Mains water, private drainage, oil fired central heating, broadband available.

Directions - From Dulverton take the B3223 road across Winsford Hill and after approximately 7 miles at Comers Cross turn left signposted to Withypool. Immediately after passing the Royal Oak Inn on your right, turn right and the Old School House will be found on the left hand side.

Viewing - Strictly by appointment with the agents please, Stags Dulverton Office Tel:01398 323174 or email

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
14 August 2016


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