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6 bedroom character property for sale

Swain Street, Watchet

Guide Price £450,000

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An impressive Grade II-listed Georgian town house located in the heart of the lively historic harbour town of Watchet on the West Somerset coast.This beautiful house contains a wealth of period and quirky features and offers versatile 6 bedroomed accommodation (4 en-suite) as well as off-road parking for three vehicles, a barn/garage with expired planning permission as a self-contained unit, courtyard, sunny terrace and garden. Set on the town’s main street and with its elegant façade being a particularly attractive feature, this unique property offers excellent potential for income generation or as an elegant home. The accommodation is arranged over three floors and comprises, on the ground floor - entrance lobby, drawing room, sitting room, inner hallway, cloakroom, impressive main stairwell, dining room, rear entrance hall, kitchen and a second kitchen/utility/workshop.

On the first floor there are 3 double bedrooms all with ensuites and a 4th small double bedroom with bathroom next door which can either be used as an ensuite or as a family bathroom. The second floor comprises of 2 double bedrooms, one with a sea view, and a WC.

Externally there is a raised forecourt to the front with a curved stone wall and low cast iron railings and an attractive slate roofed rain porch. Access down the side of the property leads to the barn/garage and a door which in turn leads to the courtyard which is block paved. Steps rise to a gravelled raised terrace area and further area of garden. Beyond here can be found the 3 off road parking spaces.

Detached Barn
To the rear of the property there is a detached barn of stone and block construction under a corrugated roof with double doors and separate pedestrian door to the front, concrete floor and electricity. The barn has expired planning permission for a self contained unit which could be re applied for should a new buyer wish to pursue this.

The property is situated in a convenient location right in the centre of Watchet and within a stones throw of the harbour and the West Somerset Steam Railway Station. Watchet is a thriving historic harbour town with a marina for boating enthusiasts. The town has a good range of facilities meeting most everyday needs as well as a large variety of independent antique, gift and art shops. Watchet has a station on the West Somerset Heritage Steam Railway - the longest in the country which links it to the coastal resort of Minehead. Set between the Quantock and Brendon Hills and the Exmoor National Park this is a great area for walking and outdoor pursuits. Taunton (18 miles), the county town, gives access to the motorway network and fast trains (from 1 hour 40 minutes) to London.

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Added on Rightmove:
10 November 2018


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