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Winsford, Minehead, TA24

3 bedroom house for sale

detached House, Semi Rural, Fine and Country

3 Bedrooms

2 Bathrooms

2 Receptions

Key Features

  • Elevated position with uninterrupted views of Bye Common and the Exe Valley
  • Secluded and Private but not Isolated
  • 3 bedroomed Detached Country Residence located in the Exmoor National Park
  • Substantial and Flexible Accommodation
  • 2.6 Acres of Mature Gardens, Grounds and Woodland
  • Access to some of the most fantastic walking and riding on Exmoor
  • Ample parking with garage
  • Open Plan Kitchen/Dining Room with Oil Fired Aga
  • 23’2’’ X 20’8’’ Sitting Room with inset Woodburning Stove
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Property Description

Originally forming part of Kemps Farm, Kemps Cottage has been extended and improved over the years creating a substantial and flexible residence which offers a balance of seclusion and privacy whilst not being isolated. Now for sale for the first time in over 15 years this well maintained home stands in one of the most fantastic settings on Exmoor with panoramic views of Bye Common and the Exe Valley with access to some of the most fantastic walking and riding on Exmoor.

As illustrated via the floor plan the property is accessed via a side door providing access into the rear porch/boot room with worksurface and undercounter cupboards.

A door leads through to the utility room with plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher as well the boiler. In addition, there is further space for hanging coats.

The double aspect kitchen/diner enjoys south facing views of Bye Common and benefits from an oil fired Aga which provides hot water. There is ample work surface space and an extensive range of fitted wall and base units as well as an integral oven and hob.

A door leads through to the south facing dining room with feature fireplace and provides a suitable entertaining.

The inner hall provides access to the rest of the ground floor accommodation as well as the downstairs cloakroom.

To the front elevation and accessed via the inner hall and sitting room the garden room occupies a south facing position and provides the perfect spot to admire the views, gardens and wildlife.

The impressive double aspect sitting room offers a comfortable and spacious space within the home which enjoys beautiful views of the garden and neighbouring countryside as well as the benefit of a woodburning stove. Stairs also lead to the first floor.

Continuing from here on the ground floor a door leads through to the master suite with en-suite shower room and dressing room with fitted wardrobes and a door to the outside.

First floor
The curved stairs lead from the sitting room to the landing which provides access to the further 2 double bedrooms both with south facing views and a well equipped bathroom with airing cupboard.

Accessed via a shared lane to the main entrance. The private level drive continues towards the house and is boarded on either side by mature trees, shrubs and a wide variety of plants. The drive continues to a large parking area with turning space and provides access to the garage and workshop.

The level garden runs in front of the house and is predominately laid to lawn providing a large open area where the views can be enjoyed from.

Nestled into the hillside the property stands in total within some c. 2.6 acres of garden, land and woodland. There are a number of access paths through the several parcels of woodland and mature grass areas to the front. There is also a stream fed pond.

Agents Note
The first part of the access we understand to be an unadopted highway.

The property has a shared responsibility with Kemps Farm between points A – B on the land plan.

We understand the hunting rights are retained by a third party.

Utilities and Services
Private shared water, private drainage and mains electric. Oil fired central heating.

The property is being sold subject to and with the benefits of all rights including right of way (whether public or private) light, support, drainage, water and electricity supplies and other rights and obligations, easements and quasi easements and restrictive covenants and all existing and proposed wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cables, drains, water, gas and other pipes whether referred to in these particulars or not.

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Private shared water, private drainage and mains electric. Oil fired central heating.

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