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A three bedroom character Cottage in need of updating situated in the heart of the sought after Exmoor National Park village of Porlock and offered for sale with NO ONWARD CHAIN.

DESCRIPTION:  A three bedroom character Cottage with huge potential but in need of updating situated on a quiet road in the heart of the sought after Exmoor National Park village of Porlock.  The property benefits from oil fired central heating and double glazing throughout, two reception rooms, a cloakroom and a small courtyard garden.  The property is offered for sale with NO ONWARD CHAIN.


The accommodation comprises in brief:  Entrance through front door into a Dining Room with window to the front, open fire place with brick surround, slate floor, doors into the Sitting Room and an Inner Hallway and door to stairs rising to the first floor.  The Sitting Room is a good-sized room with three windows to the front, Canadian maple wood floor and alcove with shelving. The Inner Hallway has a door to the fitted Cloakroom, door to the rear courtyard garden, door to under stairs storage and access to the Kitchen which is fitted with a range of wall and base units, sink and drainer incorporated into work surface, Stanley range cooker with back boiler, freestanding cooker and fridge, quarry tiled floor and two windows to the rear and one to the side.


To the first floor there is a small landing area with doors to Bedrooms 1 and 2 and the Bathroom.  Bedroom 1 has an aspect to the front and built-in cupboard.  Bedroom 2 is a large room with two windows to the front and door into Bedroom 3 which has a window to the front and built-in wardrobe.  It would be possible to extend the landing area with a corridor to provide separate access to Bedroom 3.  The Bathroom is fitted with a suite comprising bath, high level wc, pedestal wash hand basin and bidet.  There is also a door into an airing cupboard, window to the side and heated towel rail.


Outside there is a gated archway to the side of the property leading into an enclosed courtyard with store room and separate wc.  AGENTS NOTE:  The owners of the neighbouring properties, Rose Cottage and Piggy In The Middle Restaurant have access to the rear of their own properties over the courtyard.


SITUATIONThe property is located on the edge of the popular village of Porlock which is a thriving, traditional village with excellent local amenities including a variety of shops, hotels, restaurants, church, school and doctor’s surgery.  The county town of Taunton is approximately 28 miles away with access to the motorway network and main line rail links.  The property is conveniently situated to take advantage of the woodland and moorland walks which surround it, horseback riding and the beautiful beaches close by.

DIRECTIONS:  From our office in Park Street turn left and proceed out of Minehead and on to the A39 to Porlock.  Proceed down the hill into the village and take the third turning on the right into Sparkhayes Lane where the property will be found after a short distance on the left hand side indicated by our For Sale boards in the windows.

ACCOMMODATION (all measurements are approximate)

DINING ROOM 11’9” (3.58m) x 10’9” (3.27m)


SITTING ROOM 18’5” (5.61m) max. x 12’1” (3.68m)






BEDROOM ONE 12’ (3.65m) x 7’6” (2.28m)


BEDROOM TWO 18’6” (5.63m) max. x 12’3” (3.73m)


BEDROOM THREE 9’8” (2.94m) x 7’9” (2.36m) max.


BATHROOM 11’1” (3.37m) x 8’9” (2.66m)



Tenure: Freehold

Council Tax Banding: B

Energy Rating: G

Services: Mains water with meter, mains drainage, mains electricity and oil fired central heating

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