EXTENSIVE MODERNISATION REQUIRED. Nestled into the foothills of the Quantocks, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is 'The Counting House', a charming period residence offering extensive and flexible living accommodation set within mature grounds of approximately 3 acres. EPC RATING: E40.
Originally constructed circa 1750, this substantial detached cottage has been used previously as large five bedroom family home, a bed and breakfast and has more recently been divided into a main house with attached holiday let / large annexe. A viewing of this characterful property is highly recommended to appreciate this historic property and its idyllic countryside setting.
AT A GLANCE
• Historic Detached Family Property
• Previously HQ of the Dodington Copper Mines
• Five Bedrooms
• Four Bathrooms
• Five Reception Rooms
• Accommodation Measures Approx. 270 sq. m (2900 sq feet)
• Set In Grounds Of Approx. 3 Acres
• Gravel Driveway & Garage
• Stunning Countryside Setting
• Superb Elevated Views of the Surrounding Area & Coast
• EPC RATING: E40
The Counting House has superb elevated views of the surrounding area and the Bristol channel. This well-proportioned accommodation benefits from oil fired central heating, some secondary glazing, two multi-fuel burners and private drainage, and briefly comprises:
West Wing - currently vacant: entrance hallway, sitting room, dining room, kitchen and utility room to the ground floor. Arranged on the first floor, are three double bedrooms, two with en-suite facilities and a family bathroom. The property also interconnects with:
East Wing - currently occupied by the present vendors: entrance hallway, sitting room (with interconnecting door to the dining room of the West wing), dining room, study, cloakroom and boiler room to the ground floor. To the first floor, are two double bedrooms (one with en-suite bathroom a walk-in wardrobe), again there is an interconnecting door to the other part of the property, for clarification, please consult our floor plan.
The property is approached through a wooden gate providing pedestrian and vehicular access. There is ample parking on the gravel driveway which also provides access to the detached garage. Measuring in the region of 3 acres, the majority of the grounds lie to the East of 'The Counting House' and comprises of mature lawned gardens, woodland, former vineyard/paddock and wild gardens. There is also an old disused sand quarry which has been allowed to naturally grow, forming a haven for wildlife. There is a range of outbuildings, which include timber store, summerhouse, stable/workshop, two storerooms, two tool/garden sheds and greenhouse.
Located close to the A39, between the popular villages of Nether Stowey and Holford, on the northern slopes on the Quantock Hills, this property is ideally situated for access to both Bridgwater and Minehead and has a wide range woodland and moorland walks on its doorstep - a few miles away is the coast.
The village of Nether Stowey has many facilities including a library, restaurant, butchers and three pubs.
Slightly further away, the bustling market town of Bridgwater offers a wider range of amenities and has excellent transport links to the M5 motorway and mainline rail link.
VIEWINGS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
To arrange a viewing appointment or to discuss this property further please contact Joseph Casson Estate Agency on 01278 258005.