9 bed for Sale
The Old Rectory, Otterhampton, Bridgwater£1,250,000
- A GRADE II LISTED FORMER RECTORY SET IN PRIVATE LOCATION WITH RURAL VIEWS
- APPROX 0.8 ACRE PLOT OF ENCLOSED GARDENS WITH TENNIS COURT
- EXTREMELY SPACIOUS ACCOMMODATION WITH MANY CHARACTER FEATURES
- 4 RECEPTION ROOMS, KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM & UTILITY. CELLAR.
- MASTER BEDROOM WITH EN SUITE BATHROOM & DRESSING ROOM
- 6 FURTHER BEDROOMS. 2 ATTIC ROOMS
- GROUND FLOOR BEDROOM WITH EN SUITE BATHROOM
- OUTBUILDINGS. STUDIO/WORKSHOP. GARAGE. AMPLE PARKING
A unique opportunity to acquire a Grade II listed former rectory set within approx. 0.8 acre fully enclosed grounds, located in a secluded location at the end of a quiet lane on the outskirts of the hamlet of Otterhampton and enjoying views over the surrounding countryside. Local amenities including primary schooling, shop and pub are available within the nearby village of Combwich, whilst town centre amenities are at Bridgwater approx. 8 miles distant. The M5 motorway interchange is within approx. 10 miles providing quick and easy access to the surrounding areas with the county town of Taunton approx. 20 miles and Bristol 45 miles. The Quantock Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the North Somerset coastline are close at hand.
The property, which has been extended at various times during its history to provide the current exceptionally spacious accommodation extending to approximately 4565 sq ft (424 sq m), is of attractive painted rendered elevations below a tiled roof. It retains many character features together with modern facilities and provides an ideal large family home, or indeed with the existing internal layout, could accommodate an annexe wing if required. Internal inspection is essential to appreciate the overall size and calibre provided, with the accommodation at present providing to the ground floor, Hallway, Sitting Room, Inner Hall with feature staircase, Cellar/Gym Room, feature central Dining Room, Drawing Room, Office/Reception Room, Cloakroom, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility Room, and Bedroom with en suite Bathroom. To the first floor is a large landing, Master Bedroom with en suite Dressing Room & Bathroom, 5 further double Bedrooms, Bathroom and Kitchen/Bedroom 7. There are a further 2 Attic Rooms. Oil fired central heating is provided.
Externally the mature gardens are fully enclosed and totally private providing a superb backdrop to the house. They are laid principally to sweeping lawns with mature shrubs and trees and within which is a walled hardcourt Tennis Court and large patio area. There is ample parking for numerous vehicles together with Garaging and stone outbuildings providing a superb Studio/Workroom and Storage facility. Internal inspection is thoroughly advised of this individual property which provides many potential opportunities to its overall use.
ENTRANCE HALLWAY 18’3” x 7’9” Coving. Dado rail. Double radiator. Door to Inner Hall.
SITTING ROOM 18’1” x 16’10” plus deep window recess overlooking front garden Double radiator. Dado rail and coving. Central fireplace with tiled surround and inset woodburner. Fitted cupboard and shelving to both alcoves.
INNER HALL Stairs to first floor. Double radiator. Door and stairs down to:
CELLAR ROOMS 24’6” x 18’4” overall and providing Wine Cellar and Gym Area with light and power.
BEDROOM 16’0” x 13’8” plus deep recesses. Radiator. Coving. Door to:
EN SUITE BATHROOM Panelled bath. Wash hand basin. Low level WC with concealed cistern Radiator. Shaver point. Large fitted cupboard to one wall.
CENTRAL DINING ROOM 26’10” x 18’5” reducing to 13’10” Oak herringbone flooring. 2 radiators. Door to rear hall. Door to Office/Reception. Double doors to:
DRAWING ROOM 20’4” x 16’3”. Central fireplace with inset woodburner set on tiled hearth. Cupboards and shelving to both alcoves. Window overlooking front garden. Coving. Double radiator.
OFFICE/RECEPTION 20’10” x 13’2” plus deep recess with built-in cupboard. Radiator. Dual aspect windows. Coving.
REAR HALL Door to outside.
CLOAKROOM Low level WC. Wash hand basin. Chrome radiator/towel rail.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 14’10” x 14’3” Fully tiled around. Large oil fired AGA with airer over. Single drainer double bowl sink unit. Comprehensive range of floor and wall units. Plumbing for dishwasher. Dual aspect windows. Walk-in Butlers’ pantry off. Door to:
UTILITY ROOM 24’0” x 8’0” approx. Plumbing for washing machine. Ample space for appliances. Doors to rear garden.
GALLERIED LANDING Sky light. Radiator. Airing cupboard with cylinder and immersion heater. Door and stairs to Attic Rooms.
MASTER BEDROOM 18’3” x 15’4” Original Victorian fireplace with tiled inserts. Window with open outlooks over fields to front. Radiator. Door to:
DRESSING ROOM 12’3” x 8’3” plus range of louvre fronted fitted wardrobes to both walls. Radiator.
EN-SUITE BATHROOM 12’6” x 7’7” Large bath. His and her wash basins, low level WC Double built-in cupboard. Radiator. Excellent views.
BEDROOM 2 18’4” x 14’2” Original Victorian fireplace with tiled inserts and fitted double wardrobes to either side. Double radiator. Excellent views to front.
BEDROOM 3 17’2” x 12’7” Fitted wardrobe. Double radiator. Views.
BEDROOM 4 21’3” x 13’0” 2 double built-in wardrobes. Dual aspect windows with views. Radiator.
BATHROOM Corner bath. Pedestal wash basin. Low level WC with concealed cistern and adjoining cupboard. Skylight. Chrome radiator/towel rail. Fully tiled around.
BEDROOM 5 11’9” x 9’4” plus wardrobes. Radiator. Views to North Somerset coastline.
BEDROOM 6 15’4” 11’4” dual aspect windows. Radiator. Laminate flooring.
KITCHEN 12’0” x 8’0” range of units together with sink unit. Radiator. Airing cupboard. Dual aspect windows with views to church and fields.
SAUNA & SHOWER ROOM Purpose built Sauna with bench seating and electric sauna heater. Twin shower cubicles with folding glazed screens, vanity wash hand basin and tiled flooring. Skylight.
ATTIC ROOM 1 20’8” x 11’10” Skylight. Electric panel radiator. Door to loft storage area.
ATTIC ROOM 2 13’7” x 11’10” Skylight.
OUTSIDE The property is situated in a secluded position at the end of a village lane and has an overall plot size of approx. 0.8 acre. A 5 Bar gate gives access to the front of the house with long driveway and ample parking. Lawns, shrubs and flowerbeds. The formal gardens continue to one side of the property again with mature shrubs, pergola with climbing roses. Mature apple trees. GREENHOUSE. Stone and tile OUTBUILDING 17’3” x 15’3” light and power. Attached OUTSIDE WC. Additional stone and tile outbuilding providing a STORE 18’6” x 15’3” with up and over garage door, light and power, and STUDIO/GARAGING 34’0” x 18’6” with woodburner, up and over door.
To the rear of the outbuilding is an extensive walled pavioured patio area with further garden area beyond with lawns shrubs and mature trees. Beyond is a chicken coop. Walled and fenced hardcourt TENNIS COURT.
To the rear of the house is a further garden area with storage shed. Outside tap. Boiler House housing oil fired boiler providing central heating and hot water. Attached Log Store. Oil tank.
Viewing strictly by appointment with the vendors agents, Charles Dickens Estate Agents, who will be pleased to make the necessary arrangements.
Services Mains electricity and water. Private drainage system.
Council Tax Band G