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Wootton Courtenay, Minehead


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Fine 17th Century Manor House

Heart of Exmoor village

3 reception rooms

Kitchen/breakfast room with Aga

5 bedrooms

Oil fired central heating

Lovely large garden & parking

Coast within 4 miles

County Town Taunton 27 miles

Manor House is delightfully located in the heart of this highly regarded Exmoor village close to the church and with wonderful country views towards the surrounding hills.

Believed to have been built in the late 17th Century for Tom Stewekley son of the Earl of Huntingdon and from where the administration of the estate and collection of rents were carried out. The property has been sympathetically restored and extended by the present owners creating a perfect blend of traditional and modern day comforts whilst retaining the many inherent character features which include open fireplaces, exposed beams and timbers, Muntin screen and some leaded light windows.

The part walled large rear gardens are an undoubted feature of the property and enjoy privacy and fine rural views.


Arranged over two floors and equipped with oil fired central heating the accommodation in brief comprises;

Entrance Porch Heavy period oak door to -

Reception Hall Plank and Muntin screen, tiled floor and glazed door to rear garden.

Cloakroom Fitted with a two piece white and chrome suite comprising low level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin, extractor fan and corked tiled flooring.

Snug/Study Leaded light window to front, radiator, recessed shelved cupboard, exposed and timber floor.

Sitting Room Leaded light window to the front with shutters and window seat, exposed beams and timbers, inglenook open fireplace with stone surround, oak screen with carved mouldings, fitted book shelving, two radiators and quarry tiled flooring.

Dining Room Again to the front with leaded window shutters and window seat, curved stone fireplace with tiled hearth, radiator, quarry tiled floor and opening to -

Servery Exposed timbers, built in cupboards and fitted carpet and access to -

Rear Hall Radiator, tiled floor, door to garden and door to -

Kitchen/Breakfast Room Fitted with a bespoke base unit with solid wood block surfaces, cupboard and drawers under, double Belfast sink, four oven electric Aga, exposed beams, limestone flooring, oil fired boiler heating the central heating and domestic hot water system, understairs cupboard and double opening glazed doors with glazed panels either side leading onto the rear gardens.

A carpeted staircase from the rear hall leads to

First Floor Split Level Landing Two radiators, recess with plumbing for washing machine and fitted carpet.

Bedroom 1 Vaulted beamed ceiling with glazed panels and double glazed door leading onto the rear gardens, radiator, fitted carpet and timber stairs to a Mezzanine Floor with skylight window.

Bedroom 2 Enjoying views towards surrounding hills. Leaded light window, radiator and fitted carpet.

En-Suite Shower Room Fitted with a three piece suite comprising low level WC, circular vanity wash hand basin, tiled shower recess with curved screen, chrome radiator/towel rail, exposed ceiling timbers, built in cupboard, and limestone tiled flooring.

Bedroom 3 Enjoying views towards the surrounding hills, leaded light window, wall mounted wash hand basin, high level storage cupboards, radiator and fitted carpet.

Bedroom 4 Enjoying similar views, with leaded light window, window seat, radiator and fitted carpet.

Bedroom 5 Overlooking the rear garden, fitted wardrobe, radiator, fitted carpet and access hatch to roof space.

Bathroom Fitted with a three piece white and chrome suite comprising low level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin, freestanding bath, chrome radiator/towel rail, exposed ceiling timbers, vinyl floor covering and door to walk in linen cupboard.


To the front of the house is a cobbled terrace with flower borders, climbing roses together with a parking space for a vehicle at the side. A five bar gate gives access around to the rear of the property where there is a large slate terrace immediately outside of the kitchen/breakfast room. Wide steps lead up onto a part walled lawned garden with flower beds and beyond which is a further cottage style garden with grass pathways in between, flower and shrub beds and a mature fruit trees. At the top is a large vegetable garden with raised beds, plum, pear and apple trees backing onto fields. Within the gardens there is also a stone built garden store, potting shed and there are lovely views towards the Exmoor Hills and towards Croydon Hill.


Wootton Courtenay is a popular and thriving Exmoor Village with local shop, village hall, church and is undoubtedly one of the most favoured villages in the Exmoor National Park. There are around 12,000 acres of Holnicote Estate National Trust land nearby with 150 miles of footpaths and bridleways. West Somerset's premier resort of Minehead is approximately five miles away and has an excellent range of shopping, banking and recreational and schooling facilities together with the Old Harbour and Sea Front. The County town of Taunton which is approximately twenty four miles to the east and has mainline rail connections and access to the motorway network For those who enjoy exploring the countryside there are footpaths and bridleways close by leading to superb walks on the Exmoor Hills and the Quantock, Brendon Hills and many renowned beauty spots of the area are all close at hand.


Mains water, electricity and drainage.



*At the time of preparing these sales particulars the council tax banding is correct. However, purchasers should be aware that Improvement carried out by the vendor may affect the property's Council tax banding following a sale.



From Minehead take the A39 towards Porlock and after approximately three miles at the end of the three lane carriageway take the left hand turn signposted Wootton Courtenay. Follow the lane for approximately two miles into the village where The Manor House will be found just past the village shop and church on your left hand side.

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