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Treborough, Watchet, Somerset, TA23

Key features

  • Substantial Former Rectory with Typical Classical Style Accommodation
  • 5 Bedrooms (3 En-suite)
  • 4 Reception Rooms
  • Superb Open Plan Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Utility/Laundry and Separate Cloakroom
  • Detached 2 Bedroomed Cottage
  • Mature Gardens and Grounds with Sweeping Drive (1.3 Acres)
  • Swimming Pool and Summer House (Potential Office)
  • Extensive Parking (Both Main House and Cottage)
  • Wonderful Country Views

Property description

The Property
Believed to have been built in the 1800’s, this handsome former country Rectory, is located in a premium setting within the Hamlet of Treborough. The property has spacious and flexible living accommodation throughout having been both modernised and extended over the years by past and present owners. Whilst not listed the property has a wealth of style and character, typical of both its era and indeed its importance as a prominent hub of the local community when constructed
Features include large spacious main reception rooms with high ceilings, large windows (many with shutters) making the most of the south facing aspect and the wonderful views. Impressive ornate fireplaces and many rooms with moulded covings and timber flooring. Former Rectories are generally considered to be particularly elegant homes, commanding the finest settings within any community.

The Setting
Whilst located within the heart of the Hamlet, the property is well screened from any neighbouring properties, approached by a sweeping private drive, leading to an extensive parking and turning area at the front of the property. Treborough, whilst located within the beautiful Exmoor National Park, is tucked away from the tourist hustle and bustle but still within convenient reach of the B3224 (giving good access to the east towards Taunton and to the west towards Barnstaple and the North Devon coast) as well as being within a short drive of Dulverton (to the south), Minehead and Williton (to the north).

The Hamlet is located within the Brendon Hills, on the eastern edge of the Exmoor National Park, an area with stunning commanding views over rolling countryside and towards the West Somerset coast, Bristol Chanel and Welsh Coast. For those that love walking and riding, then Exmoor offers some 265 square miles of wonderful countryside, dotted with quaint country villages, high heather clad moorland, Farmsteads and deep wooded river valleys as well as some of the highest Marine Cliffs in England, along the North Devon/Exmoor coast.

Taunton is approximately 18 miles, Bristol approx. 65 miles, Exeter approximately 45 Miles and the West Somerset Coast approximately 7 miles

The Accommodation (Main House)
Entrance porch/lobby with door leading through into the Sitting Room “formerly the Rectors office” with fireplace and timber flooring, feature ornate coving and ceiling mouldings, Main Reception Hall with staircase to first floor and timber flooring, Large drawing room with feature ornate fireplace, timber flooring, large window to south elevation. Large Dining Room, again with timber flooring and feature bay window to south elevation, ornate fireplace.

Large open plan Kitchen/Breakfast Room including AGA, extensive range of kitchen units (wall and base units as well as freestanding central island unit), modern range style cooker with fume canopy over, sink/drainer, slate flooring.

Garden/Family Room, double aspect with windows to both south and west elevations, pitched roof, wood burner, double doors at side to gardens.

Utility Room with inglenook fireplace and former bread oven recess, double bowl sink with storage under, door to side.

To the eastern side of the Kitchen is an inner hallway with adjoining Cloakroom and adjoining laundry room. Rear Porch to the rear of the kitchen giving access to the rear.

A large and impressive first floor landing, split level and with classic hand rail and balustrade surrounding, timber flooring. Bedroom 5/Study with timber flooring. Family Bathroom with shower cubicle, WC, Wash hand Basin, freestanding claw footed bath. Bedroom 3 with timber flooring, fireplace, door to en-suite shower room with shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin. Bedroom 4 with timber flooring. Upper Landing area with access off to Principle Bedroom suite with large bedroom, timber flooring, ornate fireplace, feature window to south elevation with superb views, adjoining en-suite shower room with shower cubicle, wash hand basin and WC. Principle Guest Bedroom suite, again a large double bedroom with timber floor, ornate fireplace, feature window to south elevation with similar views, en-suite shower room with shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin.

The Accommodation (Stables Cottage)
This detached barn conversion is presently used as ancillary holiday letting accommodation by the owners. It has been tastefully converted and created spacious letting accommodation, including, first floor open plan kitchen/diner. Large double aspect living room with patio doors to rear terrace, bedroom 2 with en-suite bathroom. Lower ground floor comprising main bedroom suite with large double bedroom (doors to ground floor front elevation), en-suite shower room. Adjoining store room with door and window to front. Outside the Stables has its own self-contained drive/parking area with sitting area to one side making the most of the rural views. Large Open fronted log store to side.

The Garden and Grounds
The property is set with approaching 1.3 acres (approx. 1.28 acres) of mature gardens and grounds. They are a real feature of this fine home and include a sweeping drive way leading down to the property with extensive parking and turning area and secondary drive giving access to the cottage (The Stables).

The gardens overall comprise areas of sweeping lawns, patio areas, wide paved terraces and interconnecting paths and many numerous areas to enjoy the peace and quiet of the setting, the wonderful views and depending on the time of day either areas for shade or sun. To the rear of the main house is a small garden building (Summerhouse) which is eminently suitable as a work from home office or studio subject to some alterations, with patio adjoining. To the side and behind this are additional storage areas. To the western side of the gardens is the outdoor pool with its wide paved sun area, great views and from which steps lead down to the productive kitchen gardens (from which paths lead back to the summerhouse or the main house (over a small stream and footbridge).
From Taunton travel in a north westerly direction on the A358 towards Williton and Minehead. Take the left hand turning signposted to Exford, Wheddon Cross and Raleighs Cross on the B3224. Proceed along this road passing the Raleighs Cross Inn and take the next turning right by Beulah Chapel signposted Wheddon Cross. Proceed along this road and take the first right hand turning to Treborough. Follow this land until you reach the green triangle and turn left signposted to Treborough, follow this land for a short distance and the entrance to the property can be found on the left hand side.

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Main House

Drawing Room

6.55m x 4.6m

Sitting Room

3.76m x 3.89m

Dining Room

5.5m x 5.4m

Garden Room

3.58m x 8.66m

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

5.5m Max x 6.2m

Utility Room

2.44m x 3.76m

Bedroom 1

5.64m x 5.5m

Bedroom 2

4.1m x 4.5m

Bedroom 3

4.27m x 4.04m

Bedroom 4

3.86m x 4.06m

Bedroom 5

3.8m x 2.74m

Stables Cottage

Bedroom 1

4.93m x 4.14m

Store Room

4.2m x 5.3m

Kitchen/Sitting Room

3.33m x 5m

Sitting Room

4.83m x 5.16m

Bedroom 2

3.2m x 2.74m


Mains Electric, Mains Water and Private Drainage, Oil Fired Central Heating.




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Treborough, Watchet, Somerset, TA23


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