Doverhay, Porlock, Minehead, Somerset, TA24

Under Offer ££865,000 Guide

Key Features

Within the Exmoor National Park
Easy access onto Exmoor
Superb inland and coastal views
Income potential, versatile accommodation
Extending to nearly 4000 sq. ft.
self-contained annexe with parking and garage
Kitchen/breakfast room
3 Double bedrooms in main house
Office/bedroom 4
Ensuite and dressing room to master bedroom
Oil central heating & double glazing
Internal viewing a must!

About This Property

Occupying a superb elevated position on the edge of the village with easy access onto Exmoor positioned to take full advantage of the views up through the wooded valley of Hawkcombe, over the village and towards Porlock Bay.

This impressive detached country residence enjoys a commanding position on the edge of the sought after National Trust village of Porlock and offers generously proportioned accommodation with all principle rooms bathed in light through double glazed windows and patio doors leading out to the lawn terrace. With the added benefit of a self contained annexe, which has its own access, parking and garage perfect for multi-generational living or with the potential to create additional income. The property is equipped with oil fired central heating double glazed windows and is arranged over two floors.

Double doors into a beautiful entrance hall, oak flooring, window with an aspect to the front, stairs leading to the lower ground floor, doors to cloakroom, living room and kitchen/breakfast room. Part-glazed doors lead into a superb double aspect split level living room with patio doors leading out onto a timber deck affording views towards the village and Porlock Bay beyond, a raised hearth with double sided wood burning stove open archway to a 24ft dining room. The kitchen/breakfast room is well fitted with a range of wall and base units, one and a half bowl sink and drainer incorporated into granite work surfaces, AEG integrated convection hob with extractor hood over and eye level NEFF double oven plumbing and space for dishwasher and fridge freezer, door and steps to rear garden. From the reception hallway stairs to lower ground floor where there are three double bedrooms, all with an aspect to the side enjoying superb sea views and across Hawkcombe and with the master bedroom having a dressing room, access to the formal gardens and en-suite four piece bathroom. There is an additional office/bedroom four which has an aspect to the rear and door leading into the garden. On this level you will find a family bathroom, fitted with panelled bath, separate shower, low level wc and wash hand basin, a laundry/utility room with sink, housing the oil fired boiler plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer.
The main entrance hallway has a door leading into a small lobby and door to a double garage with light, power and personal door onto the driveway. From the lobby there are stairs to the annexe accommodation.

The Annexe has its own entrance from the main lane leading to the property and the added benefit of a garage, parking and access into the formal gardens. Additionally the accommodation can be reached from the stairs and lobby of the main entrance. The annexe accommodation comprises of a kitchen area with unit housing an electric oven and hob, stainless sink and drainer over, integrated fridge, space for freezer and further shelving with worktops over and storage units. The main accommodation has been cleverly divided to provide a formal lounge with superb far reaching views over the recreation ground with the coast in the distance and bedroom with en-suite four piece bathroom, storage and Velux windows.

Access over a brick paved driveway with integral double garage, parking and turning facilities and patio area designed to take full advantage of the far reaching views towards the coast. Easy access from the lane to a bridleway just 50yds away with superb woodland and moorland walks. The mature gardens have formal pathways leading through terraced levels enjoying an abundance of mature flowers and shrubs. Patio doors from the master bedroom opens to patio and additional and seating areas. For convenience and pedestrian access to the village there is gate which leads into the lane leading to Hawkcombe with the village approximately half a mile away.

The active village of Porlock is situated within the Exmoor National Park and forms a fine base from which to indulge in a variety of rural pursuits and providing the opportunity to explore the many attractions of West Somerset and North Devon. The village boasts a useful range of everyday facilities including Post Office, General Store, Cafes/Restaurant, Public Houses, Primary School, Churches, Recreation Ground and local sports teams including Football, Cricket and Bowls. The sea is approximately two miles away at Porlock Weir and the larger seaside town and shopping centre at Minehead is about six miles distant. The County town of Taunton with its mainline railway station and access to the motorway network is approximately thirty miles away.
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