Old Cleeve, Minehead, Somerset

Guide Price £565,000

3 Bedroom Detached House For Sale in Old Cleeve, Minehead, Somerset


A wonderful detached period thatched 3/4 bedroom cottage set in large mature gardens enjoying views towards the surrounding hills within a mile of the coast and with outside office, double garage and excellent parking facilities. EPC Rating D

Myrtle Cottage is delightfully situated on the edge of the small and picturesque village of Old Cleeve adjoining farmland with sweeping views towards the Exmoor and Brendon Hills and within a mile or so of the coast at Blue Anchor.

The cottage, which is of immense character and charm has been sympathetically improved and cleverly combines an exciting blend of traditional and contemporary styles whilst retaining a wealth of inherent period features to include, inglenook fireplace with bread oven, exposed beams, ceiling and wall timbers. The cottage also has the benefit of having planning permission for a kitchen extension.

The gardens are an undoubted feature of the property providing privacy and seclusion with many different areas to sit and enjoy the ambiance, peace and views.

The accommodation is equipped with gas fired central heating, is predominantly double glazed with timber windows and offers beautifully presented accommodation arranged over two floors in brief comprising.

Thatched Entrance Porch With door to –

Reception Hall Exposed timbers and oak flooring.

Sitting Room A lovely double aspect room with double glazed double doors leading onto the gardens and with stone inglenook fireplace with bread oven, heavy beam over and inset woodburner, radiator, exposed ceiling beams and timbers and oak flooring.

Dining Room Exposed wall timbers, radiator, recessed spotlights and oak flooring.

Fitted Kitchen/Breakfast Room Overlooking the gardens with bi-fold doors to outside, beautifully finished with a modern range of high gloss cream coloured base and wall units with timber working surfaces, Belfast style sink with chrome mixer tap, integrated dishwasher, Rangemaster electric and gas range cooker, stainless steel splashback and extractor hood, tall fridge/freezer, plumbing for washing machine, matching tall cupboard, wine cooler, concealed gas boiler heating the central heating and domestic hot water system, recessed spotlights and tiled flooring.

Study/Bedroom 4 Exposed timbers, radiator, double glazed window and laminate flooring.

Shower Room Fitted with a three piece white and chrome suite comprising; low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, recessed tiled shower cubicle, recessed spotlights and tiled floor.

Bathroom Fitted with a three piece white and chrome suite comprising; freestanding bath with chrome mixer tap and shower over set in a part tiled surround, low level WC with concealed cistern, vanity wash hand basin with circular sink, chrome mixer tap, tiled top, splashback, vinyl floor covering and double glazed window.
A carpeted staircase leads to a first floor landing with exposed beams and timbers, radiator, built in shelved cupboard and airing cupboard with factory insulated cylinder, immersion heater and fitted shelving.

Bedroom 1 Enjoying views over the gardens and with apex beamed ceiling, radiator, double glazed window and fitted carpet.

En-Suite Shower Room Fitted with a three piece white and chrome suite comprising; low level WC, circular glass wash basin with tiled splashback, recessed tiled shower, recessed spotlights, chrome radiator/rail, vinyl floor covering and access to roof space.

Bedroom 2 Walk in open fronted cupboard, radiator, double glazed window, fitted carpet and access hatch to roof space.

Bedroom 3 Enjoying views over farmland towards the coast, exposed timbers, radiator, recessed spotlights and fitted carpet.


Double Garage 23’3 x 21’ with electric remote roller door, personal door, electric light and power.

Outside Home Office 13’ x 10 insulated and double glazed with light, power and Wi-Fi.

The property is approached off the lane through double opening timber gates onto a tarmac forecourt and drive in front of the double garage providing parking and turning for several cars and with stone and tiled garden/log store alongside. The mature level gardens are predominantly laid to lawn with shrub borders, fruit trees, vegetable garden and fruit cage. There is a feature raised seating area, timber decked terraced from which there are wonderful country views and outside of the kitchen breakfast room is a large paved terrace with timber pergola and climbing plants, gravelled borders and a large raised fishpond.

Immediately outside of the sitting room is a paved terrace overlooking the gardens with pathways leading off around the property with a gravelled seating area immediately to the front with pedestrian gate into the lane. There is also an enclosed “secret garden” again laid to lawn with mature hedging and shrub border with access from both the gardens and parking area.

Mains water, drainage, electricity and gas.



The property is situated in the sought after village of Old Cleeve which has a church, hall, local village club and is approximately a mile from the sea at Blue Anchor, three miles from the everyday shopping facilities at Williton and approximately five miles from Minehead West Somerset's premier coastal resort where there is a comprehensive range of shopping, banking and recreational facilities. The county town Taunton with mainline rail connections and access to the motorway network is approximately twenty two miles to the east and the Quantock, Brendon and Exmoor Hills and many renowned beauty spots of the area are all close at hand.

Services & referral Fees
Webbers Property Services Ltd (WPSLtd) refer buyers and vendor clients to The Mortgage Advice Bureau, please be aware that should you decide to use this service (WPSLtd) will receive an average referral fee of £175 from them on legal completion. (WPSLtd) may also provide a conveyancing quotation via Law Firm Services (LFS) in conjunction with a local law firm, should you decide to use this service (WPSLtd) will receive a referral fee of £150 on legal completion. This fee is taken for recommending their services and to cover the on-line transaction management service provided by (LFS).

From Minehead proceed on the A39 towards Williton bypassing Dunster and passing through the villages of Carhampton and Bilbrook. On leaving Bilbrook turn left at the crossroads signposted Old Cleeve. Follow the lane for approximately half a mile keeping left at the fork and after passing the left turn to Linton the property will be found in around 200 yards on the left hand side opposite a turning back up into the village.

Property Features

  • Charming period home within a mile of the sea
  • Wonderful country views
  • 2/3 reception rooms & Fitted kitchen/breakfast room
  • 3/4 bedrooms (one en-suite)
  • Family bathroom & Shower room
  • Gas central heating & double glazing
  • Immense character and charm
  • Outside home office
  • Double garage and parking
  • Large mature gardens




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