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5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

St. Decumans Road, Watchet, Somerset, TA23

Guide Price £255,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Elevated position with stunning views
  • Off-road parking and a garden
  • Close to the town centre and amenities
  • Part- Gas-Fired Central Heating

Full description

DESCRIPTION: This Grade II Listed 5 bedroom end of terrace house is one of a pair of substantial houses understood to have been built for the son of the local flour mill owner in 1859 and sits at the top of a terrace of cottages built for the mill workers, benefitting from the superior and spectacular views over Watchet, the countryside beyond and the across the Bristol Channel to Wales. Built of local red sandstone under a natural slate roof the property retains a wealth of period features; it has been partially modernised by the current owners and has part- gas-fired central heating and would benefit from further updating.

The accommodation comprises in brief: half-glazed front door with stained glass detailing into flagstone Entrance Hall; ground floor Shower Room/WC with walk-in shower, wc and wash hand basin, window with stained glass detailing and wall-mounted electric towel rail; half-glazed door into Lobby/Boot Room with opaque glazed window, 'Valliant' combi boiler for central heating and hot water, lino over flagstone floor; double opening glazed doors to Study with original cast iron fire place and surround; Main Hall and Staircase with built-in under-stairs cupboards and door to basement, wood laminate flooring, large window, stripped pine doors; Sitting Room, a double-aspect room with exposed floorboards, deep skirting boards, picture rail, stripped pine shutters to both large sash windows, feature fireplace with marble surround, tiled hearth and gas-fired flame-effect fire inset, views to the Bristol Channel including Steep Holm; the Kitchen is situated on the lower ground floor/basement and has a stone-flagged floor throughout with an opaque glazed window and window seat, beams, brick tiled fire place, a range of fitted stripped pine cupboards and drawers, 2 bowl sink and drainer with mixer tap over, space for an electric cooker, space and plumbing for a washing machine, stable door to Rear Lobby/Porch, which has a tap for outside use and rear door; off the kitchen a Utility Room currently used for fridge/freezers and drier and a further store area that was the original coal store.

Stairs to First Floor Landing, with doors to: Master Bedroom, a dual aspect room with two large sash windows providing views of the sea, deep skirting boards, picture rail; Bedroom 2 with a sash window and an aspect to the south, original cast iron fire place and slate surround, wood laminate flooring, fitted wardrobes; Family Bathroom, with beige suite comprising w/c, corner bath with shower attachment to mixer taps, pedestal wash basin, wood panelling, dual aspect with three opaque glazed sash windows. Stairs to Second Floor Landing with stripped pine doors off to: Bedroom 3, dual aspect sash windows with views of the sea, laminate flooring, feature fireplace with green tiled hearth and surround, alcoves, electric wall radiator; Bedroom 4 with a sash window facing south, electric wall radiator. Stairs to third floor Bedroom 5, a large attic room with spectacular views over the Bristol Channel to Wales.

OUTSIDE: A path leads from the road through the original wrought iron gate between stone pillars and four slate steps rise to the front door. To the north side of the property is the 'rear' entrance, down stone steps which lead to the kitchen. Across the access for Causeway Terrace, is the off-road parking and garden, running parallel with St Decuman's Road, with several mature fruit trees and shrubs and a seating area for enjoying the evening sun.

DIRECTIONS: From our office in Swain Street proceed to the Railway Bridge and turn left onto Brendon Road, follow the road around to the right and on the next left hand bend turn right up St Decuman's Road. The property will be found on you left hand side on the corner with Causeway Terrace.

LOCATION: Situated in the ancient harbour town of Watchet, boasting a colourful maritime history dating back over two thousand years. Nestled between Exmoor National Park and the Quantock Hills it is hard to believe that the M5 is only half an hour away, with Bristol and its international airport easily commutable. 21st Century Watchet still holds all the charm from long ago while offering the amenities essential to modern living including; junior school, a post office, hairdressers, convenience stores and a host of antique, gift and art shops as well as pubs, hotels, a museum and a doctor's surgery, the town certainly has a great deal to offer anyone wishing to make their home here. The coastline and Marina which, opened in 2001, are notable attractions of the area. For steam enthusiasts, The West Somerset Railway runs regularly throughout the year connecting Bishops Lydeard and Minehead with Watchet and all local stations en route.


ACCOMMODATION [All measurements are approximate]

Entrance Hallway

Shower Room

Lobby/Boot Room 2.6m x 2.47m 98'8 x8'1)

Study 3.2m x 2.16m (910' x 7'1)

Main Hall

Sitting Room 5.23m x 4.21m 17'2 x 13'10

Basement:

Kitchen 5.21m x 3.95m (17'1 x 13')

Larder/Store 2.83m x 2.20m (9'3 x 7'3)

First Floor:

Master Bedroom 5.23m x 4.20m (17'2 x 13'0)

Bedroom 2 3.15m x 2.50m (10'4 x 8'2)

Second Floor:

Bedroom 3 5.17m x 4.19m (17' x 13'9)

Bedroom 4 3.28m x 3.16m (10'9 x 10'4)

Family Bathroom

Third Floor:

Bedroom 5 4.78m x 4.16m (15'8 x 13'8)




Agents Notes: Some of the photographs used by Wilkie, May & Tuckwood have been taken with a wide angled lens to show the property off to its best advantage. Please note the floorplan is for guidance only and is not architecturally accurate.



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25 May 2018

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35 Swain Street, Watchet, Somerset, TA23 0AE

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Nearest station

  • Rhoose (14.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Wilkie May & Tuckwood, Watchet

35 Swain Street, Watchet, Somerset, TA23 0AE

01984 575002 Local call rate

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