Guide Price £795,000
Worthy Toll Road, Porlock Weir, Somerset
A wonderful opportunity to acquire a sympathetically converted former mill of immense character and charm occupying a beautiful tranquil setting set in 3.34 acres (1.35 hectares) of land with stabling. EPC RATING E
Yearnor Mill is believed to date from the 16th Century with later additions and was a working mill up until the late 19th Century. The property has been extended and lovingly restored having pleasing stone elevations under a slate roof with cottage style multi pane double glazed windows, oil fired central heating and a host of character features including inglenook fireplace, exposed beams and timbers.
The property enjoys a superb picturesque setting in the enchanting wooded valley of Worthy Combe within the Exmoor National Park surrounded by wonderful walks and within two miles of the quaint hamlet and harbour of Porlock Weir. The land which amounts to 3.34 acres offers surrounding gardens, orchard, paddock with stream, hillside meadow together with a timber stable block with garage and parking.
Arranged over two floors the accommodation in brief comprises
Reception Hall Stone floor and opening to –
Boot Room Tiled flooring and Velux window.
Sitting Room Exposed beam, fireplace with recessed woodburner, radiator, fitted carpet and opening to –
Dining Room A lovely double aspect room overlooking the rear gardens, radiator and fitted carpet.
Inner Hallway With quarry tiled flooring.
Study With fitted carpet.
Kitchen Enjoying views over the gardens towards surrounding woodland and fitted with a modern range of cream coloured base and wall units with timber working surfaces, one and a half bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap, range cooker, part tiled surround, fitted shelving and quarry tiled flooring.
Breakfast Room Double aspect room enjoying similar views, radiator, fitted carpet and door to the sitting room.
Rear Entrance Lobby Door to outside and door to –
Shower Room Fitted with a three piece white and chrome suite comprising; low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, corner shower cubicle, chrome radiator/rail and tiled floor covering.
A carpeted staircase from the sitting room leads to
First Floor Landing Airing cupboard with factory insulated cylinder with immersion heater and shelving, radiator, fitted carpet and access hatch to roof space.
Bedroom 1 Double aspect room enjoying delightful views, radiator, fitted carpet and access hatch to roof space.
En-suite Shower Room Fitted with a three piece white and chrome suite comprising; low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, recessed tiled shower, chrome radiator/rail, extractor fan and vinyl floor covering.
Bedroom 2 Enjoying woodland views and with fitted carpet.
Bedroom 3 Overlooking the rear gardens, exposed beam and fitted carpet.
Inner Landing Radiator and fitted carpet.
Bedroom 4 Enjoying woodland views and with fitted carpet.
Bathroom Fitted with a four piece suite comprising; bath set in a part tiled surround, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, separate shower enclosure with folding door, radiator and vinyl floor covering.
Timber Built Stable Block Comprising two loose boxes both 11’10 x 9’7.
Adjoining open fronted Garage 14’9 x 12’
Stone Outbuilding 14’6 x 12’5
The property is approached off the Toll Road onto a large tarmac forecourt opposite the house where the stabling and garage is situated and boarded at the rear by a stream. The property stands in attractive gardens with areas of lawn, flower and shrub beds and borders, paved patio area, small trees and a stone built garden store. Steps lead up to a pedestrian gate leading into an orchard area with an adjoining small copses and hillside meadow from which there are wonderful views over the surrounding countryside. A short walk up the lane the property also has the benefit of a further paddock with stream of just under 1.5 acres.
Mains electricity, private water supply and private drainage.
The property is situated on the edge of the quaint hamlet of Porlock Weir which has the famous Old Harbour. The ever popular Exmoor Village of Porlock is approximately two miles which has an excellent range of every day shopping facilities with local recreation facilities. West Somerset's premier resort of Minehead is a further six miles to the east which has a comprehensive range of shopping, banking and schooling facilities and the County town of Taunton which is approximately thirty miles has M5 motorway links and mainline rail connections. For those who enjoy exploring the countryside, the property is ideally placed for Exmoor, Quantock and Brendon Hills and many places of outstanding natural beauty including the rugged North Devon coastline which is also close at hand
From Minehead proceed on the A39 to Porlock (5 miles). Proceed through the village then keep left signposted Porlock Hill and Lynmouth. Follow the road up the infamous Porlock Hill for around 4 miles, on reaching the Culbone Inn on your left take the right hand opposite to Porlock Weir, the road will lead into the Worthy Toll road and Yearnor Mill will be found in around 2 miles on the left hand side.
- Superb detached converted mill house
- Idyllic country setting with wonderful views
- Within the Exmoor Nation Park
- 3 reception rooms and study
- Fitted kitchen
- Ground floor shower room
- 4 bedrooms (one en-suite)
- Oil fired central heating and double glazing
- Stabling, garage and parking