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4 bedroom bungalow for sale

Wootton Courtenay, Exmoor, Minehead, Somerset, TA24

Sold STC £850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Individual detached country residence
  • Stunning rural setting
  • Wonderful views
  • Excellent equestrian facilities
  • 4 bedrooms (one en-suite)
  • 24ft Lounge
  • 22ft Kitchen/dining room
  • Annexe potential
  • Garage, parking and gardens
  • In all 15.928 acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Bourne enjoys a fine rural setting off a quiet country lane on the outskirts of the highly regarded village of Wootton Courtenay positioned to take full advantage of the superb views towards Dunkery and over the surrounding Exmoor countryside.

Built in the 1930's, the property has been extended and improved in recent years and offers a comfortable and versatile home which is equipped with oil fired central heating with Aga used for cooking, double glazed windows and doors and PV panels providing electricity and a useful income. The property will no doubt appeal to those with equestrian interests given the location for outriding, the excellent range of stabling, outbuildings, all weather ménage and the 15.928 acres of good pasture land divided into five stock proof fenced fields.

Arranged over two floors the accommodation in brief comprises;

Enclosed Double Glazed Entrance Porch with tiled floor.

Reception Hall Two radiators and fitted carpet.

Lounge A double aspect room to the front of the property with fine country views, Minster style fireplace with woodburner, two radiators, fitted carpet and double opening doors leading to

Fitted Kitchen/Dining Room Again a double aspect room overlooking the rear gardens with views towards Dunkery. Fitted with a modern range of base units and matching island unit all with granite working surfaces over, inset one and a half bowl sink with mixer tap, integrated electric oven with LPG hob over, oil fired Aga used for cooking set in a tiled surround with mantle over, matching part glazed fronted dresser unit and tall cupboards, recessed spotlights, part fitted carpet, part vinyl floor covering and double glazed door leading to the rear garden.

Master Bedroom A double aspect room overlooking the rear garden with views towards Dunkery with double glazed doors leading to outside, fitted triple wardrobe, radiator and walk in dressing room.

En-Suite Bathroom Part tiled and fitted with a four piece white and brass suite comprising vanity basin set in a roll edged surface with cupboards under, low level WC, bidet, bath set in a part tiled surround with mixer hand shower attachment and screen, radiator and fitted carpet.

Bedroom 2 Overlooking the front gardens and farmland. Radiator, understairs storage cupboard and fitted carpet.

Bedroom 3 Overlooking the rear garden, radiator and fitted carpet.

Shower Room Part tiled and fitted with a three piece white and chrome suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, shower with glazed screens, chrome radiator/rail and linen cupboard

with radiator.

Utility Room This room could be converted into further reception space or possibly annexe accommodation subject to the usual regulations.
Fitted with a stainless steel single drainer sink unit with mixer tap set in a range of roll edged working surfaces with cupboards and drawers under, space and plumbing for washing machine, radiator, fitted carpet, access hatch to loft space, double glazed door to outside.

An enclosed carpeted staircase from the hall leads to -

First Floor Bedroom 4 Enjoying fine country views. Vanity wash hand basin and cupboards under, radiator, fitted carpet and eaves storage cupboard.

The Gardens
The property is approached through double opening timber gates over an apple tree lined tarmac drive leading to a single detached garage 17'5 x 9'11 with up and over door, parking and turning area in front of the property. To the front are lawns running down to the lane boundary and there is access around both sides of the property. To the rear there is a large paved terrace with views towards Dunkery with low brick planter walled surrounds and pond with steps leading up onto shaped lawned gardens with heather and shrub beds, inset trees and a timber decked patio under which is a former swimming pool which could be reinstated if so desired. The lawns sweep up to a rear boundary which adjoin open farmland and within the gardens there is a greenhouse 12'8 x 8'8, garden shed 10' x 8' and lean to garden store 8' x 3'5.

The Land
The adjoining land amounts to approximately 15.928 acres divided into five fields with a stream. The land is approached by vehicle off the lane through double opening five bar gates onto a hard core circular turnaround providing excellent parking facilities for horse boxes etc. Alongside is a Charles Britton all weather menage 60m x 20m. The main block built and rendered barn measures 58'8 x 38'5 overall and is internally equipped with top of the range Monarch Prestige loose boxes and tack room and with excellent storage and covered working areas,

There is a further range of outbuildings in the field nearest the property which is again accessed from a five bar gate off the lane and comprise;

Big Bale Hay Store 11'5 x 11'5

Timber and Galvanised Stable 12' x 12' adjoining field shelter 11' 7 x 11'7

Barn with Foaling Box 19' x 15' and gated covered area 19' x 14'5.

Mains electricity, private metered water supply and septic tank drainage.Oil Fired Central Heating with external boiler.

Band F


West Somerset Council & Exmoor National Park
From Minehead proceed on the A39 towards Porlock. After approximately three miles take the left hand turn signposted Wootton Courtenay and Timberscombe. Follow the lane for a couple of miles and on reaching the Dunkery Beacon Hotel take the second right hand turn signposted Luccombe and Horner. Follow the lane for approximately a mile where The Bourne will be found on the left hand side.

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24 October 2016


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