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Tivington, Minehead, TA24

3 bedroom house for sale

detached House, Semi Rural, Fine and Country

3 Bedrooms

2 Bathrooms

2 Receptions

Key Features

  • Individual stone built country residence
  • Superb rural setting with inland and coastal views
  • 2 acres of gardens and grounds
  • Within National Trust Holnicote Estate
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms & 2 receptions
  • Great character & charm
  • Garage, parking & detached barn
  • Close to superb walking & riding
  • Coast within 3 miles
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Property Description

Troytes Farmstead occupies a peaceful and private setting on The National Trust estate adjoining farmland and set in around 2 acres of mature gardens with superb views towards Dunkery, the Exmoor hills, the coast in the distance and
with access to miles of bridleways and footpaths.

The property is a wonderful conversion of former farm buildings carried out in the early 1990s by the owner for his own occupation and having pleasing stone elevations under a thatched roof with oak framed double glazed windows and Calor gas fired central heating.

The accommodation which is of great character and charm has wealth of exposed beams, timbers and with the extensive use of oak. There is an attached single garage, excellent parking facilities and a large detached barn which is now requiring renovation and new thatched roof.

Arranged over two floors the accommodation in brief comprises;

Stone Entrance Porch Slate flooring and heavy timber entrance door to -

Reception Hall Part vaulted beamed ceiling, exposed stone walling, oak panelling and wall timbers, two radiators and woodblock flooring.

Cloakroom Part vaulted ceiling, low level W.C., vanity wash basin set in a timber unit, exposed stone walling, wall timbers and woodblock flooring.

Sitting room An impressive triple aspect room enjoying wonderful views over the gardens towards Dunkery, the Exmoor hills and farmland. Vaulted beamed ceiling, large inglenook stone fireplace with heavy beam over, slate hearth, peephole window, exposed stone walling, two radiators and fitted carpet.

Dining room Views over the gardens and farmland through a double glazed bay window, vaulted beamed ceiling, oak panelled wall, stone pillars, two radiators, fitted carpet and part glazed door to outside.

Fitted Kitchen Enjoying similar views and fitted with a range of base and wall units with rolled edge working surfaces over, stainless steel single drainer sink unit with mixer tap, integrated appliances to include ceramic hob, eye level double oven, fridge and dishwasher, vaulted beamed ceiling, wall timbers, radiator, tiled floor and door to -

Utility room Stainless steel single drainer sink unit with cupboards under, rolled edge working surface with space under and plumbing for washing machine, vaulted beamed ceiling, wall timbers, quarry tiled floor and part glazed door to outside.

A short flight of timber stairs from the reception hall leads to -

Inner Hall Vaulted beamed ceiling, exposed stone walling, excellent range of built in cupboards with concealed door to garage, radiator and part glazed door to outside.

Study/Bedroom 3 A double aspect room overlooking the front garden towards the surrounding hills, exposed beams and timbers, radiator and fitted carpet

Bathroom Fitted with a four piece suite comprising; Low level W.C, pedestal wash basin, bath, separate shower enclosure, exposed ceiling and wall timbers, radiator and fitted carpet.

A timber staircase from the inner hall leads to the first floor landing with vaulted beamed ceiling and exposed wall timbers.

Bedroom 1 A triple aspect room with views towards the surrounding hills, vaulted beamed ceiling and exposed wall timbers, built in wardrobe, two radiators and polished floor boards.

En-Suite Shower room Fitted with a three piece suite comprising; low level W.C, pedestal wash basin, shower enclosure, part vaulted ceiling and exposed wall timbers, radiator and polished floor boards.

Bedroom 2 Vaulted beamed ceiling and exposed wall timbers, built in double wardrobe, built in cupboard, vanity wash basin unit, radiator and timber flooring.

The property is either approached over a short gravelled drive with cattle grid which leads to an integral singe garage or a second drive with further parking, turning and with access to the main entrance. The property stands in around 2 acres of gardens and grounds. To the front is a formal lawn garden with sunken pond/water feature with paved surround. There is a pleasant small walled garden on a slightly lower level with pedestrian gates leading out into different areas of the garden. The remaining garden is made up of large areas of lawns with small streams running through, mature trees and shrubs, woodland and from the gardens there are wonderful views over farmland towards the surrounding hills and the coast in the distance.

Tivington is a small hamlet between Minehead and Porlock, is within 3 miles of the village of Wootton Courtenay and a similar distance of Minehead where there is an excellent range of shopping, banking and schooling facilities together with bowling, tennis, golf and the Beautiful Blenheim Gardens. The county town of Taunton with mainline rail connections and access to the motorway network is approximately 28 miles to the east and for those who enjoy exploring the countryside Minehead is often referred to as a gateway to the Exmoor National Park and the many places of interest are all within motoring distance.

Leasehold. The property is held on a lease from The National Trust ending on 10th November 2095 with a ground rent of £10 per annum.

Mains electricity, private water, private drainage and Lpg fired central heating.

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