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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Wheddon Cross, Minehead, Somerset

Guide Price £1,250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Six bedroom farmhouse
  • Set in 38 acres of Exmoor National Park
  • Ample parking
  • Gardens
  • Stables
  • Outbuildings
  • Pastureland
  • Main house 2561 sq ft

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Combeshead Farm is a beautiful farmhouse in a quiet and rural location with no near neighbours.

The ground floor accommodation comprises of an entrance hall with stairs to the first floor and access to the main reception rooms. A dining room with an inglenook fireplace and wood burner is found to the right and leads into the kitchen/breakfast room featuring an Aga, butler sink and breakfast island. A sitting room is found to the left of the entrance hall, again with an inglenook fireplace. A utility room/boot room, pantry and downstairs shower room complete this level. Upstairs are six bedrooms, one with an ensuite bathroom and the family bathroom.

Combeshead Farm lies in the heart of Exmoor National Park. Approached down a quarter of a mile private drive, the property is set in 38 acres and faces south with far reaching views down the valley across rolling Exmoor countryside.

Nearby is the village of Wheddon Cross which has a shop, garage, primary school, pub and church. Additional local facilities are available at Dunster 7 miles, away and Dulverton 9 miles away.

The county town of Taunton, about 26 miles to the east, has direct access to the M5 at Junction 25 and a mainline railway station with fast trains to London Paddington. While in the heart of Exmoor, road communications nearby are good. The A361 (The Devon Gateway) provides access to the Devon and Cornwall north coast. At Taunton there is access to the M5 which links the south and north then into the east via the A303 and M4.

The Exmoor National Park is one of the most beautiful areas of the country and provides some fantastic country for riding and walking. The area is renowned for its high bird, pheasant and partridge shooting and the area is home to highly regarded shoots such as Withercombe, North Molton and Castle Hill. The coast is within 6 miles to the north and provides a wealth of water sports such as sailing and surfing.

The property is surrounded by its own land of approximately 38 acres and offers beautiful views across the Exmoor National Park. Approached through its own gates the drive leads down to the rear of the house with parking for several cars. Gardens around the house are mainly laid to lawn with a vegetable patch and many established trees and flowering beds.

The property benefits from a number of outbuildings. The stable has four boxes, each measuring approximately 12' x 14', a tack room and have water and electricity connected. A hard standing to the front of the stables has gates leading through to the fields. There are two dog kennels and a plantation of fir trees leading from this area too.

Two stone barns attached in an L shape, one two storey and measuring approximately 27ft x 13ft, are currently used for storage and found to the north east of the main house. Measuring approximately 30ft x 15ft is the second barn, both potentially offering further living accommodation, subject to the relevant planning permissions. A further agricultural building is found along the drive, measuring approximately 100ft x 60ft, and has a hard ground currently used for storing hay. There is power and water. There is a footpath that runs to the north of Combeshead Farm; further information is available from the vendor's agent.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
13 May 2016

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