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Washford, Watchet Guide Price £850,000

  • Edwardian Country House With Eight Bedrooms, Acreage and Gatehouse
  • Set in 8.5 Acres of Grounds and Paddocks
  • Views Over Open Countryside with Easy Access to the National Park
  • Full of Original Features
  • Village Location
  • Four Reception Rooms in Addition to a Large Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Detached Gatehouse with Planning Consent for a Three Bedroom House
  • Victorian Greenhouse
  • Huge Potential

Elegant Edwardian Country House approached via a private drive together with detached Gatehouse. With views over open countryside the principal house has spacious reception rooms, large kitchen and eight bedrooms. This is an imposing country residence approached via a cobbled driveway that passes the Gatehouse and sweeps up to the main house. The gardens and grounds surround the House and comprise of lawns, mature shrubs and bushes, terraces and spinneys. There is a pond with a number of mature trees surrounding it. The adjoining land extends to some 8 acres, mainly of pasture it has the benefit of an additional access onto the A39. The house boasts many original features with an impressive staircase featuring a full length, leaded light window. The property is a fine example of Edwardian elegant design, open fireplaces and good natural lighting combine to make the rooms both airy and cosy. The Gatehouse, currently used as a workshop, has planning consent for a three bedroom residence.

Watchet TA23 0PW
County: Somerset
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: OSS01924

Entrance Porch

The front door of the property is entered via an enclosed porch that has an original mosaic tiled floor, bell pull and hanging lantern.

Entrance Hall

The hallway gives access to all principle rooms on the ground floor and features the staircase with its large leaded window.

Reception Room One

18' 8'' x 16' 5'' (5.7m x 5m)

Dual aspect with windows to the front and side of the house, open fireplace with hearth and carved surround, fitted cupboards, bookshelves, high ceilings with dado and picture rails, delightful wooden flooring and radiator.

Reception Room Two

18' 8'' x 17' 9'' (5.7m x 5.4m)

Dual aspect with french doors opening onto morning veranda, window set into alcove facing rear gardens, open fireplace set in arched alcove, two radiators, high ceilings and picture/dado rails.

Morning Room

17' 9'' x 8' 2'' (5.4m x 2.5m)

South and west facing with arched leaded light upper widows providing views over the pasture and onto open countryside, tiled flooring and pine clad walls.


10' 10'' x 13' 11'' (3.31m x 4.25m)

South facing with views over the rear garden.


14' 1'' x 9' 10'' (4.3m x 3m)

South facing tin french door to rear garden.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

24' 11'' x 13' 5'' (7.6m x 4.1m)

Bespoke fitted wall and base units finished in cream with solid wood work surfaces, kitchen range fitted into chimney breast, matching central island with inset marble food preparation surface, terracotta floor tiles, door to side entrance hall leading to secondary staircase, utility room and side entrance door.

Utility room

11' 10'' x 10' 2'' (3.6m x 3.1m)

Fitted wall cupboards, half boarded walls, Warmflow oil fired boiler, plumbing for washing machine/dryer and wood effect work surface.

Upper Hall

47' 3'' x 9' 6'' (14.4m x 2.9m)

The main staircase leads past the feature windows and onto the first floor where a balustrade forms a small gallery. The upper hall has doors to all of the first floor's principal bedrooms and bathrooms, also the second floor staircase is located behind a matching door.

Bedroom Two

15' 5'' x 14' 9'' (4.7m x 4.5m)

Window to the west giving an excellent view over open countryside, this room still has it's original fireplace, guest wash hand basin located in the chimney recess, radiator and carpet.

Bedroom One

17' 9'' x 16' 9'' (5.4m x 5.1m)

Dual aspect to the south and west this is a lovely sunny room with views over the rear garden and the countryside beyond. An impressive room with the original fireplace, free standing bath, wash hand basin and radiator.

Bedroom Three

14' 1'' x 13' 5'' (4.29m x 4.09m)

Overlooking the rear and side gardens this dual aspect double bedroom has a wash hand basin, fireplace with cast iron grate, radiator and immediate access to the secondary staircase.

Bedroom Four

14' 1'' x 10' 6'' (4.3m x 3.2m)

South facing double bedroom with original window seat, guest wash hand basin and fireplace.

Bedroom Five

14' 1'' x 13' 9'' (4.3m x 4.2m)

South facing double bedroom with open cast iron fireplace, guest wash hand basin and radiator.


11' 10'' x 5' 11'' (3.6m x 1.8m)

Double shower cubicle with mixer taps, cast iron bath with hand shower, wash hand basin, chrome heated towel rail, half tiled walls and tiled floor.


Separate low flush WC with white enameled suite.

Bathroom Two

9' 10'' x 6' 7'' (3m x 2m)

Cast iron bath and ceramic WC and wash hand basin.

2nd Floor Hallway

20' 8'' x 3' 3'' (6.3m x 1m)

With doors to bathroom, bedrooms 7 and 8.

Bathroom Three

10' 2'' x 9' 2'' (3.1m x 2.8m)

Window to the side of the house, wooden flooring, half tiled walls, cast iron bath, wash hand basin, low flush WC and heated towel rail.

Bedroom Six

11' 2'' x 12' 2'' (3.4m x 3.7m)

South facing window with views over the garden and beyond and fitted wardrobes.

Bedroom Seven

14' 9'' x 14' 1'' (4.5m x 4.3m)

Bedroom 7 connects to bedroom 8 and can therefore be used as a suite with south facing windows, sloped ceilings and radiator.

Bedroom Eight

16' 1'' x 14' 9'' (4.9m x 4.5m)

Accessed from bedroom 7 this room has delightful views over open countryside, a large eaves storage area runs along one side of the bedroom and extends into bedroom 7 and forms storage space accessed from the landing.

Gardens and Grounds

The grounds of the property extend to some 8 acres with both formal and informal areas with pasture and paddocks to the south and west.

Gate House

The Gate House is situated at the front entrance to the grounds and is suitable for a number of uses subject to planning. It currently benefits from outline consent for a three bedroom house but could equally have a use as an office or studio.


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Watchet TA23 0PW
County: Somerset
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: OSS01924
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