Guide Price £565,000
Quarry Field, Wootton Courtenay, Minehead
An opportunity to acquire a 1920’s detached residence delightfully located in a private setting on the edge of the village set in just under 5 acres of gardens and woodland and enjoying fine views towards the surrounding Exmoor Hills. EPC Rating G
Quarry Field is located in a secluded and elevated woodland setting on the edge of this highly regarded Exmoor village enjoying a southerly aspect with wonderful views over farmland towards the surrounding hills.
The property still retains many original features to include brick fireplaces, leaded windows, picture rails and Bakelite door handles. The well-proportioned accommodation is now ready for prospective purchasers to modernise and improve to their own individual tastes and there is great potential to extend subject to the usual permissions.
Arranged over two floors the accommodation in brief comprise;
Reception Hall Leaded window, picture rails and storage heater.
Cloakroom Fitted with a two piece suite comprising; low level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin with tiled splashback and quarry tiled flooring.
Drawing Room A double aspect room with double glazed leaded bay window with seating, open brick fireplace, picture rails and storage heater.
Sitting Room/Dining Room Double aspect room again with brick fireplace, leaded windows and storage heater.
Kitchen/breakfast Room A triple aspect room with stainless steel single drainer sink unit with mixer tap, cupboard space and drawers under, tiled recess with oil fired Aga, built in cupboards to alcoves, pantry and vinyl floor covering.
Rear Entrance Lobby Stable door to outside.
Carpeted stairs from the Reception Hall leads to –
First Floor Landing Leaded windows, storage heater, access hatch to roof space, airing cupboard with lagged cylinder and immersion heater and shelving.
Bedroom 1 Enjoying wonderful views towards the surrounding hills. Double glazed leaded effect window, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, built in double wardrobe and brick fireplace.
Bedroom 2 A double aspect room enjoying similar views, original leaded windows, fitted wardrobe and brick fireplace.
Bedroom 3 Again enjoying similar views, fitted wardrobe, wall mounted wash hand basin and tiled splashback and original leaded windows.
Bathroom Fitted with a two piece suite comprising; bath, wall mounted wash hand basin and chrome heated towel rail/radiator.
Separate WC Low level suite and vinyl floor covering.
Box Room With access to loft space.
The property is approached off the lane over a long tarmac drive leading up to the property. Immediately to the front is a terrace with steps leading down through mature flower and shrub beds onto a slightly sloping lawned garden with shrub borders and mature trees. There is access around both sides of the property and with the majority of the land being at the rear predominantly woodland running down to a former quarry at one side There is a concrete single garage off the entrance drive and at the foot of the drive is a further building in need of some repair.
Wootton Courtenay is a popular and thriving Exmoor Village with local shop, village hall, church and is undoubtedly one of the most favoured villages in the Exmoor National Park. There are around 12,000 acres of Holnicote Estate National Trust land nearby with 150 miles of footpaths and bridleways. West Somerset's premier resort of Minehead is approximately five miles recreational and schooling facilities together with the Old Harbour and Sea Front. The County town of Taunton which is approximately twenty four miles to the east and has mainline rail connections and access to the motorway network. For those who enjoy exploring the countryside there are footpaths and bridleways close by leading to superb walks on the Exmoor Hills and the Quantock, Brendon Hills and many renowned beauty spots of the area are all close at hand.
Mains water, drainage and electric.
From Minehead proceed on the A39 towards Williton And after approximately two and a half miles turn right at the traffic lights into Dunster on the A396. Follow the road through Dunster heading towards Timberscombe and after approximately two and a half miles take the right hand turn before the village signposted Wootton Courtenay and Porlock. Follow the lane for approximately a mile or so and after passing Ranscombe Farm on your left the property will be found in around 200 yards on your right hand side.
- Imposing detached residence
- Private woodland setting
- Fine country views
- 2 reception rooms
- Kitchen/breakfast room with Aga
- 3 double bedrooms
- Bathroom & separate WC
- Garage and parking
- Gardens & woodland in all c4.88 acres
- Within the Exmoor National Park