Woodpeckers, Wootton Courtenay, Minehead

Price £590,000

4 Bedroom Detached House For Sale in Woodpeckers, Wootton Courtenay, Minehead


A superb architect designed detached 4 bedroom residence arranged over four floors and delightfully situated in this highly regarded Exmoor village set in well maintained gardens and with wonderful open far reaching views towards the surrounding hills. EPC Rating D.

Built in 1997, Woodpeckers is set close to the centre of the village and has been positioned to take advantage of the superb southerly aspect and wonderful sweeping views over farmland and towards the surrounding hills. The beautifully presented and imaginative accommodation which is both versatile and well proportioned, benefits from an excellent fitted kitchen, double glazed windows and oil fired central heating.

Arranged over four levels the accommodation in brief comprises

Stable door leading to –

Main Entrance Porch With door leading to –

Entrance Hall With stairs leading to the first floor and down to the lower ground floor and door leading to –

Cloakroom With low level WC, wash hand basin, radiator and extractor fan.

First Floor Landing With staircase to second floor.

Lounge Good sized double aspect room with multi fuel burning stove, brick surround and double doors leading out onto the impressive south facing Balcony enjoying beautiful views to the Exmoor countryside.

Dining Room Again enjoying a southerly aspect with double doors leading out onto the balcony.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room A beautifully fitted room with a range of matching base and wall units with work surfaces and enjoying a double aspect with wonderful views and a south facing aspect. Two sink units, built in cooker and separate induction hob with extractor over, built in fridge/freezer, island unit and door leading to the garage.

Second Floor Landing

Bedroom 3 With rear aspect window and views to the countryside.

Bedroom 4 With rear aspect window and again superb far reaching views.

Bathroom With rear aspect window, fully tiled and with modern three piece suite with shower over the bath, underfloor heating and a heated towel rail.

Lower Ground Floor With large understairs cupboard and airing cupboard.

Master Bedroom With rear aspect window and access to –

Dressing Room With rear aspect window.

En-Suite Shower Room With three piece suite, heated towel rail, underfloor heating, tiled walls and front aspect window.

Bedroom 4 Currently being used as a Study the room has a front aspect window.

Garden Room A lovely room with tiled floor and patio doors directly opening up into the south facing garden.

The property is approached over a tarmac drive which provides excellent parking and turning facilities and leads to the garage. The front area of garden is party laid to lawn and has attractive areas with shrub beds and borders. There are pathways to either side of the property leading to the rear gardens. The good sized garage measures 21’ x 13’2 has light, power, personal doors and internal staircase leading up to the kitchen.

The main gardens are to the rear and backing onto farmland enjoying a southerly aspect with views towards the surrounding hills.

Immediately to the rear is a patio and gravelled terrace extending along the whole of the rear elevation under the balcony. Beyond are lawned gardens gently sloping away to the field boundary and with a central paved feature and with well stocked flower and shrub beds and borders. Within the gardens is also a timber shed, oil tank and wooden steps leading up to the balcony.

Wootton Courtenay is a popular and thriving Exmoor Village with local shop, village hall, church dating back to the 13th Century 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 away and has an excellent range of shopping, banking and 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 and 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 electricity. Oil fired central heating.

Band F


From Minehead take the A39 towards Porlock and after approximately three miles at the end of the three lane carriageway take the left hand turn signposted Wootton Courtenay. Follow the lane for approximately two miles into the village. Continue past the village shop and church on your left hand side and continue along the lane where the tarmac driveway to Woodpeckers will be found on the right hand side.

Property Features

  • Individual detached residence
  • Flexible living accommodation
  • Within the Exmoor National Park
  • Wonderful country views
  • 4 double bedrooms (master en-suite)
  • Garden Room
  • Beautifully fitted kitchen/breakfast room
  • Lounge with access to superb balcony
  • Dining room
  • Large garage & parking




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