SUBSTANTIAL DETACHED HOUSE WITH INCOME POTENTIAL AND LAND - An individual, large 5 bedroom detached residence offering versatile accommodation situated in a sought after village location at the very foot of the Quantock Hills.
Pinewood comprises an imposing detached residence standing in large established gardens which is within easy reach of the Quantock Hills (An Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty) and the nearby coastline. The property is of traditional construction and has in recent years been the subject of significant improvement by current owners. Built in approximately 1980 the house offers versatile accommodation over two levels which could easily be split to provide annexe or letting accommodation providing an additional income subject of course to any planning. The property is fully double glazed, oil fired centrally heated and has the benefit of 16 solar panels which provide an income of approximately £1,000 per year and is also within easy reach of the Hinkley Point Power Station. The grounds are an attractive feature of the property and are incredibly private and are divided in to formal gardens and a good-sized meadow where there is extensive scope for the establishing a small holding or potentially the development of an additional property or letting/camping units subject of course again to any necessary planning consent.
In brief the accommodation comprises Entrance Porch with tiled floor, door into Cloakroom with modern white suite comprising low level WC, wash hand basin with tiled splashback, extractor fan, tiled flooring and heated towel rail. The Entrance Hall has wood effect laminate flooring, a storage cupboard and cupboard housing a Boulter oil fired boiler. There are also two sun tunnels lighting the landing with doors leading in to the large Living Room which enjoys a double aspect, with the main aspect having far reaching views overs the properties grounds and towards the Quantock Hills. The Living Room has modern solid oak flooring an air conditioning unit and a multifuel stove inset into the stone chimney breast. The Living Room leads to the Dining Room which has glazed doors leading into the Kitchen that is fitted with a modern range of cupboards and drawers under solid black granite worktops with inset stainless steel one and a half bowl sink, integrated double oven, ceramic hob, with extractor fan over, space and plumbing for a washing machine or dishwasher, tiled floor. The Conservatory is an excellent size offering an additional reception room, with tiled flooring, air conditioning unit, views to the Quantocks and double doors leading out onto the decked terrace making it ideal for entertaining. On the first floor there are 4 Bedrooms, one of which is en-suite with a white three piece suite comprising shower cubicle, WC, pedestal wash basin and airing cupboard housing tank for hot water. A superb Family Bathroom with electric underfloor heating is centrally situated between the four rooms which is fully tiled and has a four piece suite comprising jacuzzi bath, separate shower cubicle with mixer shower over, low level WC and pedestal wash basin.
A staircase leads to the lower ground floor which could be occupied as a granny annexe or letting unit with its own separate entrance. The accommodation comprises large open plan Living Room/Bedroom 5 with picture window taking in the countryside views. There is a stone hearth with inset wood burner and an adjacent luxury bathroom that is fully tiled and comprises separate shower cubicle, roll top bath with picture window, WC and pedestal wash basin. There is also a Utility come Galley Kitchen with modern fitted cupboards and drawers under a solid wood worktop with inset stainless steel sink and mixer tap over, space and plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher. The Study could naturally be used as a bedroom and has a range of fitted shelving and a lovely aspect. The hallway has a small cupboard and serves all of the lower ground floor rooms and the Double Garage with folding timber doors, power and lighting.
Outside: The property is situated along a single lane with little passing traffic. A 5 bar gate leads into the property and a block paved driveway with parking for several cars and turning space. A gravelled front driveway allows immediate access to a sizeable timber workshop/shed and the upper garden which is laid to lawn. The gardens have a number of established Scotch Pine trees which have Tree Preservation Orders which the current owners have exercised their right to maintain and clear dead wood during their ownership. In the lower garden there is a greenhouse and ornamental pond. The meadow could easily be separated form the current title deeds, with its own access and timber shed with power and lighting. The meadow could be rented or used as a smallholding or an innovative idea which creates an income stream.
From our office on Swain Street, proceed to the railway bridge and turn left, follow this road out of Watchet passing through Doniford. On reaching the crossroads turn left onto the A39, follow this road for approx. 4 miles passing through the village of Kilve after approx. 1 mile and at the top of the hill take the first turning left onto 'Hilltop Lane' follow this road along and take the next turning left by the red post box onto Rowditch Lane. Follow this lane along and the property will be found after a short distance on the left hand side.
LOCATION: Situated on the outskirts of the beautiful West Somerset village of Kilve which boasts a range of local facilities including general store/Post Office, Church and local Inn. The property is close to the Quantock Hills and on the fringe of Exmoor National Park which was the first designated area of outstanding natural beauty in England. The home is within a short 1 mile walk to the dramatic West Somerset coastline. There are a wide range of shops and other amenities including Schools, banks, hairdressers and a doctor's surgery in the nearby village of Williton. The M5 is approximately half an hour away (J23 & J24 Bridgwater), with Bristol and its international airport easily commutable. For steam enthusiasts, The West Somerset Railway runs regularly throughout the year connecting Bishops Lydeard and Minehead with Watchet and all local stations on route.
ACCOMMODATION [All measurements are approximate]
Entrance Porch 6'08" x 6' (2.04m x 1.83m)
Kitchen 12' x 11'5" (3.66m x 3.47m)
Dining Room 11'6" x 11'5" (3.51m x 3.47m)
Conservatory 18'6" x 13'7" (5.63m x 4.13m)
Sitting Room 24'3" x 14'4" (7.40m x 4.37m)
Bedroom One 12'4" x 11'11" (3.76m x 3.64m)
Bedroom Two 13'11" x 12' (4.24m x 3.67m)
Bedroom Three 11'8" x 11'5" (3.56m x 3.47m)
Bedroom Four 12'4" x 11'9" (3.76m x 3.58m)
En-suite Shower Room
Lower Ground Floor Hallway
Master Bedroom 23'5" x 20'2" (7.15m x 6.15m)
Utility Room 7'7" x 5'9" (2.30m x 1.76m)
Study 12'4" x 11'1" (3.77m x 3.38m)
Agents Notes: Some of the photographs used by Wilkie, May & Tuckwood have been taken with a wide angled lens to show the property off to its best advantage. Please note the floorplan is for guidance only and is not architecturally accurate.
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