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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Dunster Marsh, Dunster

Sold STC £400,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Former Station Masters House
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Large Gardens
  • Double Glazing
  • Parking
  • Lovely Views towards Dunster Castle and Conygar Tower
  • No Onward Chain

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This lovely detached house is a railway enthusiasts dream home, being the former Station Masters house at Dunster. This unique, spacious three-bedroom property sits adjacent to Dunster Station on the West Somerset Railway and enjoys lovely views towards both Dunster Castle and Conygar Tower, with distant views towards the coast. This beautifully presented property was built c.1882 and has recently been refurbished with many of its original features being bought back to life. The well-proportioned accommodation briefly comprises: Entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen, utility room, shower room and rear porch to the ground floor. To the first floor are three bedrooms, a family bathroom and separate cloakroom. The property is set within a generous plot with large gardens, off road parking, garden sheds and a large workshop. There is plenty of scope for extending the property if required subject to the necessary consents.

Within half a mile of the property is the medieval village of Dunster which offers a host of restaurants, tea rooms and boutique shops as well as a doctor’s surgery, post office, news agent and an excellent first school. Easily accessible from the property is Dunster beach and within two and a half miles is the coastal resort of Minehead, known as the gateway to Exmoor, which offers an extensive range of shops, middle and upper schools, a recently opened hospital and three supermarkets. The county town of Taunton is some 20 miles distant and boasts a further range of shops, independent and state schools and good access links to the M5, A303 and a mainline rail link to London Paddington in approximately 2 hours.

From our office in Minehead proceed on the A39 towards Dunster and take the first left signposted Dunster Beach and Dunster Station. Continue towards Dunster station and turn immediately right upon reaching the station where the property can be found in front of you.


Entrance Hall:
Double glazed door and window to front aspect and stairs rising to the first floor landing.

Sitting Room: 13'8 x 13'4 (4.16m x 4.06m)
Double glazed window to front aspect, with lovely views over fields towards both Conygar Tower and Dunster Castle. Fireplace with woodburning stove on slate hearth, picture rail and radiator.

Dining Room: 12'10 x 10'11 (3.90m x 3.34m)
Double glazed window to front aspect again with views over open fields towards both Conygar Tower and Dunster Castle. Large under stairs larder/storage cupboard, picture rail, recess for fire, radiator and door leading to:

Kitchen: 14'4 x 8'10 (4.37m x 2.70m)
Fitted with a matching modern range of cream shaker style base and eye level units with work surface over, inset with sink unit and single drainer. A range of integrated appliances including a fridge and dishwasher and space for a range style cooker. Double aspect room with double glazed windows to rear and side aspects. Double glazed door to rear aspect leading to the rear porch and door returning to inner hallway with utility room and shower room.

Utility Room:
Double glazed window to side aspect, space for tall fridge freezer, space and plumbing for washing machine. Radiator and door to:

Shower Room:
Modern fitted shower room with fully tiled corner shower cubicle and electric shower, close coupled WC, pedestal wash hand basin and heated towel rail. Opaque double glazed window to rear aspect and extractor fan.

Rear Porch:
Window to rear and side aspects with door to rear garden.

First Floor Landing:
Access to all remaining accommodation. Storage cupboard.

Bedroom One: 13' x 11'2 (3.97m x 3.40m)
Double glazed window to front aspect with glorious views over the surrounding countryside towards Dunster. Original fireplace with cast iron grate. Radiator.

Bedroom Two: 12’10 x 10’3 (3.90m x 3.13m)
Double glazed window to front aspect again with glorious views. Original fireplace inset with cast iron grate. Fitted wardrobe. Radiator.

Bedroom Three: 11’10 x 8’8 (3.61m x 2.63m)
Double glazed window to rear aspect with views towards Dunster Beach, The West Somerset Steam Railway and Dunster Station. Radiator.

First Floor Landing:
A light space with stairs rising from the ground floor and a useful storage cupboard.

Low level WC and opaque double glazed window to rear aspect.

Opaque double glazed window to side aspect. Panel enclosed bath, pedestal wash hand basin and heated towel rail.

The property and its large gardens are approached via double wrought iron gates leading into a large graveled parking area. The garden is predominantly laid to lawn with a range of flower and shrub borders as well as a variety of beautiful mature trees. There are three garden sheds, the first is a large workshop 24' x 12', the second is 12' x 8'. The garden offers stunning views of the surrounding countryside and of course the adjacent station and railway line.

Services: Mains drainage, water and electric.

Council Tax: Band D.

Tenure: Freehold.

Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) graphs

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
09 October 2017

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