14 bedroom detached house for saleChapel Cleeve, Minehead, Somerset
- Entrance hall
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- Master bedroom suite
- 13 further bedrooms
Chapel Cleeve Manor dates back to the 1400s and offers approximately 27,000 square feet of accommodation, including an adjoining two bedroom cottage. Features include superb mullion windows, ornate plasterwork, panelling, a 106' ground floor 'Gallery' and sweeping staircases.
This country home has been slowly and carefully restored by the current owners. Extensive works have continued to be carried out to preserve the architectural and historical importance of the house and the adjoining cottage. The rear of the house and the east wing still require modernisation.
The accommodation comprises of an entrance lobby, reception hall, The 106' Gallery, open plan dining area, drawing room, family room, morning room, an octagonal gazebo hall, kitchen/breakfast room, inner hall with the stairs to the first floor and a cloakroom and shower. Upstairs are fourteen bedrooms, seven ensuite.
Chapel Cleeve Manor is set in a beautiful location close to the West Somerset coastline and Exmoor National Park. The property is located between the villages of Old Cleeve and Blue Anchor with its stunning bay. Exmoor National Park and the Quantock Hills provide superb recreational opportunities including walking, cycling and equestrian pursuits.
The medieval town of Dunster, 4 miles away, is set around the National Trust Castle and has a primary school, a number of independent shops, including a delicatessen, a post office, a doctor's surgery, inns, restaurants and cafes. Minehead, approximately 7 miles away, has a comprehensive range of schools, shopping, banks, a hospital and leisure facilities.
Taunton, approximately 19 miles away, is the county town of Somerset and has a good range of shopping facilities including a farmers' market, and is home to Somerset County Cricket Club and Taunton Racecourse. There are excellent state and private schools, including Queen's College, Taunton School, King's College and King's Hall. Other well-known schools in the area include Millfield, Wellington and Blundell's.
Chapel Cleeve Manor is approached through double iron gates to the front of the house and the rear, where there is an ample parking and turning area. Adjoining this area is a large concrete base with an inspection pit. Planning permission has been granted for a six vehicle garage with stores.
To the front is a lovely stone terrace with shrub borders and stunning views over the surrounding countryside and hills. The property sits in approximately 7 acres of gardens and grounds which are predominately laid to lawn running into meadow. There is a large pond with a woodland walk alongside and a second pond leading into a cherry orchard.
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