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5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

The Esplanade, Watchet,

Sold STC £475,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Handsome five bedroom listed house
  • Central location on Watchet's 'Esplanade', overlooking the marina
  • Beautiful, private gardens
  • Stunning orangery looking out onto garden
  • Income potential
  • Parking and Garage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION: This handsome five bedroomed Grade 2 listed attached Georgian property boasts a wealth of original features and is set within the heart of Watchet Town Centre and siding onto The Esplanade overlooking the Watchet Harbour Marina. The property enjoys a good degree of privacy despite its central location and was used as a bed and breakfast and tea gardens until 2009 (with an excellent reputation) and benefits from gas fired central heating and spacious and well-proportioned accommodation which comprises in brief: entrance porch; living room with feature fireplace and a grand staircase which leads to the first floor; dining room with feature fireplace; kitchen with a range of matching wall and base units and separate utility room; a stunning orangery with cloakroom with low level WC and doors opening into the garden; rear porch which also gives internal access into the garage. To the first floor there is the family bathroom and three double bedrooms with two benefiting from en-suite shower rooms. Stairs from the first floor lead up to the second floor where there is a single bedroom and a further double bedroom which benefits from an en-suite bathroom and ample storage space. Outside; to the front of the property there is a beautiful, private and well maintained garden which is predominantly laid to lawn with well stocked flower beds, mature shrubs and trees and a pagoda which takes pride of place looking back at the property. There is a further garden to the side which boasts a greenhouse, potting shed and WC and again has been laid to lawn with pretty flower beds and mature shrubs, this area was once a substantial vegetable plot. To the rear of the property there is a courtyard area which provides off road parking for a number of vehicles which in turn leads to the garage measuring 17'1 x 9'2 (5.22 x 2.80) with and up and over door, power and lighting. A viewing of this property is highly recommended to fully appreciate its position and what it has to offer.

DIRECTIONS: From our office in Swain Street (on foot) continue towards the harbour turning right onto The Esplanade, the property will then be found approximately half way along The Esplanade on the right hand side as identified by our for sale board.

LOCATION: Situated in the ancient harbour town of Watchet, boasting a colourful maritime history dating back over two thousand years. Nestled between Exmoor National Park and the Quantock Hills it is hard to believe that the M5 is only half an hour away, with Bristol and its international airport easily commutable. 21st Century Watchet still holds all the charm from long ago while offering the amenities essential to modern living including; junior school, bank, a post office, hairdressers, convenience stores and a host of antique, gift and art shops as well as pubs, hotels, a museum and a doctor's surgery, the town certainly has a great deal to offer anyone wishing to make their home here. The coastline and marina which opened in 2001, are notable attractions of the area. For steam enthusiasts, The West Somerset Railway runs regularly throughout the year connecting Bishops Lydeard and Minehead with Watchet and all local stations on route.

ACCOMMODATION [All measurements are approximate]

Entrance Porch

Living Room 15'2 x 15'8 (4.62m x 4.77m)

Dining Room 15'4 x 13'6 (4.67m x 4.12m)

Kitchen 14'3 x 12'8 (4.36m x 3.88m)

Utility Room 6'2 x 7'6 (1.88m x 2.29m)

Orangery 17'10 x 13'9 (5.44m x 4.19m)


Bedroom 1 17'5 x 12'6 (5.30m x 3.81m)

En-Suite Shower Room

Bedroom 2 15'7 x 11'6 (4.76m x 3.51m)

Bedroom 3 14'8 x 12'8 (4.47m x 3.88m)

En-Suite Shower Room

Family Bathroom

Bedroom 4 13'8 x 15'8 (4.18m x 4.79m)

En-Suite Bathroom

Bedroom 5 8'6 x 9.10 (2.59m x 3.02m)

Agents Notes: Some of the photographs used by Wilkie, May & Tuckwood have been taken with a wide angled lens to show the property off to its best advantage. Please note the floorplan is for guidance only and is not architecturally accurate.

The agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures and fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for the purpose. A buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor or Surveyor.
References to the Tenure of the Property are based on information supplied by the Seller. The agent has not had sight of the title documents. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
01 April 2016


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