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Guest House for sale

Wheddon Cross

Offers in Region of £445,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Entrance Hall
  • Cloakroom
  • Sitting Room
  • Dining Room
  • Utility Room
  • Rear Porch
  • Office
  • Living Room
  • 5 Ensuite Bedrooms Gardens
  • Double Garage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


Occupying a fine corner position in the centre of this busy village within the Exmoor National Park - a spacious detached residence of character currently occupied as a well established and thriving Guest House but also suitable for use as a family home along with potential annexe facilities.

Wheddon Cross benefits from a Village Store, Church, Public House, Recreation Field and First School, Petrol Station and regular bus service to Minehead. West Somersets premier resort, Minehead, is situated approximately nine miles away along what is known as the valley road (A396) which passes through Timberscombe and Dunster. Minehead has a range of shopping, banking and recreational facilities and a regular bus service travels to the County town of Taunton which has main line rail and M5 motorway connections.

Being situated within the Exmoor National Park, the property is well placed to visit the many places of outstanding natural beauty and places of interest and although Exmoor is the smallest of the National Parks, it is also probably one of the most attractive, with a wide variety of scenery ranging from high moorland, deep wooded river valleys and quaint villages. The moor provides a range of outdoor facilities and activities including walking, riding and hunting, game fishing on the Barle and Exe together with a range of wildlife.

The property enjoys outstanding views from the rear towards Dunkery, the highest point on Exmoor - and has the benefit of full oil fired central heating, double glazing, ample power points, ensuite facilities to all bedrooms, good sized gardens and ample car parking with double garage. The property is understood to date from the mid 17th Century with later additions and is mainly of stone construction with some brick, rendered elevations under a slate roof. It will be found to be in excellent decorative order throughout and the deceptively spacious accommodation is arranged on three floors as follows:


Ground Floor Entrance Hall

Cloakroom: with low level WC, wash basin (h&c)

Sitting Room: 4.59m (15'1) x 4.64m (15'3) stone fireplace with wood burning stove

Dining Room: 4.76m (15'7) x 6.2m (20'4)

Part Tiled Kitchen: 5m (16'5) x 2.75m (9') modernised and containing single drainer sink unit (h&c) with cupboards under, wall cupboards, range of work tops with cupboards and drawers under, tiled floor, sealed inglenook fireplace incorporating bread oven

Office/ Reception room 2: 2.85m (9'4) x 3.01m (9'11) fitted cupboard with shelves over

Utility Room: 4.66m (15'3) x 1.87m (6'2) plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, Grant oil fired boiler for central heating and domestic hot water, single drainer sink unit (h&c), door to

Rear Porch: with door to garden

Stairs from Dining Room to Lower Floor:

Office: 2.36m (7'9) x 4.45m (14'7) with glazed doors to

Living Room: 4.5m (14'9) x 4.44m (14'7) (currently occupied as proprietors sitting room)

Stairs from Main Hallway to First Floor Landing

Bedroom 1: 3.84m (12'7) x 2.08m (6'10) double aspect

Ensuite Shower Room: with glazed cubicle and Mira shower (h&c), wash basin (h&c), low level WC, heated towel rail/radiator

Bedroom 2: 4.1m (13'5) x 2.55m (8'4), range of mirror fronted wardrobes, built in wardrobe cupboards

Ensuite Part Tiled Bathroom: shower bath (h&c), Mira overhead shower (h&c), with glazed screen, vanity unit (h&c), low level WC

Bedroom 3: 2.96m (9'9) x 3.98m (13'1)

Ensuite Shower Room: glazed cubicle with Mira shower (h&c0, wash basin (h&c), low level WC, electric wall heater, heated towel rail/radiator

Bedroom 4: 3.14m (10'4) x 3.27m (10'9) built in wardrobe cupboard

Ensuite Part Tiled Shower Room: glazed cubicle with Mira shower (h&c0, low level WC, wash basin (h&c), heated towel rail/radiator

Bedroom 5: 3.46m (11'4) x 2.02m (6'8)

Ensuite Part Tiled Shower Room: with glazed cubicle and Mira shower (h&c), low level WC, wash basin (h&c), heated towel/radiator

Outside: The property is approached via double wooden entrance gates to the side to a good sized car parking area with room for several cars. The property benefits from attractive gardens to the side and rear that are mainly enclosed within high hedges and laid to lawns with paved patio and incorporating numerous shrubs.

Double Garage: 5.37m (17'7) x 3.99m (13'1) (irregular shape).

Garden Shed

Old Dis-used Store Room/WC

Services: mains electricity,. water and drainage

Council Tax Band: F

Tenure: Freehold

Agents Note: Items of furniture and equipment currently associated with the guest house use could be available by negotiation. We are also aware that the guest house is marketed via its own website -

Details for property ID 10299 supplied to Rightmove on 04/10/16 at 5:00 pm

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