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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Bossington, Porlock, Minehead, Somerset, TA24

Sold STC £565,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Individual detached residence
  • Picturesque National Trust village
  • Close to the sea and superb walks
  • 3 reception rooms
  • Kitchen and utility room
  • 4 bedrooms (two en-suite)
  • Family bathroom
  • Good sized gardens & parking
  • Porlock village one mile
  • Within the Exmoor National Park

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Buckley Lodge is one of only three freehold properties in the National Trust village of Bossington and is beautifully set in the heart of the village in mature gardens at the foot of Bossington Hill and enjoys wonderful outlooks towards the surrounding hills. The property will no doubt appeal to the keen walkers as there are miles of wonderful walks literally on the doorstep and the pebbled beach is also a short walk away.

Traditionally built and having recently decorated and rendered elevations with insulated cavity walls under a tiled roof, the property is equipped with oil fired central heating with Rayburn and offers well proportioned and versatile accommodation with an annexe potential where the former garage has been incorporated into the main accommodation.

Arranged over two floors the accommodation in brief comprises;

Entrance Porch Bench seating, tiled floor and part glazed door to -

Reception Hall Radiator, understairs cupboard and fitted carpet.

Cloakroom Fitted with a two piece coloured suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator, extractor fan and fitted carpet.

Sitting Room A double aspect room with brick fireplace and heavy beam, tiled hearth and inset woodburner, radiator and fitted carpet.

Family /Breakfast Room Overlooking the front gardens and with oil fired Rayburn used for cooking and heating the hot water and set in a tiled recess with beam and mantle over, radiator, vinyl floor covering and archway to -

Fitted Kitchen Overlooking the rear gardens with views to Bossington Hill with a range of base and wall units with beaded edged working surfaces over, stainless steel single drainer one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer tap, tiled extractor canopy, tiled walls, integrated fridge/freezer, broom cupboard, vinyl floor covering and doors to -
Dining Room Radiator and sliding double glazed doors to patio and rear garden.

Utility Room Stainless steel single drainer sink unit with mixer tap with cupboards under, plumbing for washing machine, oil fired boiler heating the central heating and domestic hot water system and stable door to outside.

Separate WC High level flush, wall mounted wash hand basin, radiator and vinyl floor covering.

Side Entrance Lobby Door to outside and door to

Ground Floor Bedroom 4 (formally the garage) Overlooking the front garden with radiator and double glazed window.

A carpeted staircase from the reception hall leads to

First Floor Landing With lovely views over the rear gardens towards Bossington Hill, airing cupboard with lagged cylinder, immersion heater and fitted shelving, fitted carpet, access hatch to part boarded roof space with electric light and ladder.

Master Bedroom A double aspect room with views towards the surrounding hills and fitted with a range of bedroom furniture to include wardrobes, dressing table and window seat with storage under, radiator and fitted carpet.

Tiled En-Suite Bathroom Fitted with a three piece white and chrome suite to include bath with shower over, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator and vinyl floor covering.

Bedroom 2 Enjoying similar views with two built in wardrobes, radiator and fitted carpet.

Tiled En-Suite Bathroom Fitted with a three piece coloured suite comprising; bath with hand shower attachment, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator and vinyl floor covering.

Bedroom 3 A double aspect room enjoying views towards Bossington Hill, built in double wardrobe, vanity wash hand basin unit, radiator and fitted carpet.

Tiled Bathroom Fitted with a four piece coloured suite comprising corner bath with hand shower attachment, low level WC, recessed tiled shower, tiled recess with vanity wash hand basin unit with cupboards under, radiator and vinyl floor covering.

The property is approached through double opening wrought iron gates onto a tarmac forecourt in front of the property providing excellent parking and turning facilities. There is a shaped lawned garden at the front with flower and shrub borders behind a stone walled frontage. There is access around both sides of the property to the rear where there is a large patio off the dining room beyond which are shaped lawned garden with inset trees, flower and shrub borders, summerhouse, two garden sheds and pedestrian access to lovely walks alongside the river.

Mains water, drainage and electric. Oil fired central heating.


Band F
From Minehead proceed on the A39 towards Porlock and after approximately three and a half miles take the right hand turn signposted Allerford and Bossington. Proceed through the village of Allerford and on reaching Bossington Green keep right and proceed into the village where the National Trust car park is Buckley Lodge will be found on the right hand side

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Added on Rightmove:
13 April 2016


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