A charming detached 4 bedroom period cottage enjoying a wonderful tranquil woodland setting alongside the Washford River within the Exmoor National Park and set beautiful surrounding gardens of just over half an acre - EPC Rating F Read more
A charming detached 4 bedroom period cottage enjoying a wonderful tranquil woodland setting alongside the Washford River within the Exmoor National Park and set beautiful surrounding gardens of just over half an acre.
Peterswell Lake Cottage is delightfully situated off a leafy country lane that links the popular Brendon Hills villages of Roadwater and Luxborough. The cottage enjoys a wonderful peaceful setting and is beautiful set in surrounding riverside gardens that are an undoubtedfeature of this unique property.
The original parts of the cottage are believe to date back to the mid 1800s with a later two storey extension and is equipped with oil fired central heating together with a Rayburn in the Kitchen/Breakfast Room.The cottage, which is of great character and charm, has a wealth of exposed beams and timbers, stone fireplaces with wood burners, polished timber flooring and the added attraction of a roof sun terrace off the main bedroom overlooking the gardens.
ACCOMMODATION Arranged over two floors the accommodation in brief comprises;
CloakroomFitted with a two piece white and chrome suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, radiator and tiled floor.
Sitting RoomA lovely triple aspect room with double doors leading to outside, exposed beams, stone fireplace with slate hearth and inset woodburner, two radiators and archway to
SnugA double aspect room again with stone fireplace with beam over and raised hearth with inset woodburner, radiator and fitted carpet.
Dining RoomEnjoying woodland views,radiator and woodstrip flooring.
Kitchen/Breakfast RoomA triple aspect room enjoying views over the gardens and woodland. Fitted with a modern range of cream coloured base and wall units with granite surfaces running into a peninsular bar with ceramic hob, oil fired Rayburn, part tiled surrounds, one and a half bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap, radiator, plinth heater, utility cupboard with plumbing for washing machine, shelved pantry cupboard, exposed beams, tiled floor and stable door to
Rear Entrance Porch
Ground Floor BathroomFitted with three piece suite comprising sunken bath set in a tiled surround, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin ,radiator/rail and recessed medicine cupboard.
A carpeted staircase from the Reception Hall leads to-
First Floor Split Level Landing Airing cupboard with factory insulated cylinder, immersion heater and fitted shelving, access hatch to roof space, part fitted carpet and part polished flooring.
Bedroom 1Enjoying woodland and river views,fitted triple wardrobe, two radiators, secondary glazing, polished timber flooring, access hatch roof space and door to
Roof TerraceTimber decked with wrought iron balustrading enjoying wonderful views over the garden witha useful loft storage area.
Bedroom 2A double aspect room enjoying garden and woodland views, radiator, access to roof space and polished flooring.
Bedroom 3Again a double aspect room enjoying similar views, radiator and polished flooring.
Bedroom 4Enjoying similar views, radiator and polished flooring.
Shower RoomFitted with a three piece white and chrome suite comprising; high level flush WC, wall mounted wash hand basin, shower cubicle, part tiled, chrome radiator/rail and polished flooring.
The Gardens & Grounds The property is approached through double opening timber gates to a carport and parking area.A paved pathway leads down through pretty lawned gardens with shrub borders, small trees and with a timber footbridge over a small stream leading to the front entrance.A crazy paved terrace runs around the side of the property alongside the river onto a paved terrace immediately outside of the kitchen with raised borders, flower and shrubs and wonderful views.There are large level sweeping lawns alongside the river with deep shrub border and raised vegetable beds. There are further lawns with flower and shrub beds, meandering pathways leading up to a pedestrian gate and stone walled boundary with the lane together with a second footbridge over the stream. Within the gardens there are a number of outbuildings to include a timber summerhouse with decked patio alongside, stone built garden store 12 x 76 with light and power, adjoining timber galvanised open fronted log store, potting shed and former privy.
LOCATION Roadwater village is within three-quarter of a mile and has a local village shop, post office, village hall and inn and is situated approximately four miles from the everyday shopping facilities at Williton and approximately eight miles from the premier coastal resort of Minehead.The county town of Taunton is approximately nineteen miles to the east and has mainline rail connections and access to the motorway network and for those who enjoy exploring the countryside the property is ideally placed to explore the Brendon, Quantock and Exmoor hills and the many other renowned beauty spots of the area.
SERVICES Mains electricity.Private water and septic tank.Oil fired central heating.
COUNCIL TAX Band F
From Minehead proceed on the A39 towards Williton bypassing Dunster and passing through the villages of Carhampton, Bilbrook and Washford.After passing the garage in Washford on your right take the right turn at the bottom of the hill signposted Roadwater.Follow the road turning right at the fork by the White Horse Public House and follow the lane into the village of Roadwater.Proceed through the village passing the Valiant Soldier on your right and then take the next right hand turn signposted Luxborough.Follow the lane for approximately half a mile where the property will be found on the right hand side.