Wootton Courtenay, Minehead, Somerset, TA24


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3

Detached country bungalow in enviable south-facing rural setting, with superb sweeping country and moorland views, situated on the outskirts of the highly regarded village of Wootton Courtenay. Direct access to miles of footpaths, bridleways and cycle tracks on Grabbist Hill. Open moorland within 2 miles with paths to Dunkery Beacon and Webbers Post with amazing sea views across Porlock Vale. The whole area is a walkers/riders paradise.

Property Description:

Hillside is set in beautiful mature gardens, containing specimen shrubs and trees, adjoining farmland and has superb sweeping country views towards the surrounding hills and Dunkery Beacon.

Traditionally built in the mid 1920's with later extensions, the bungalow offers versatile and well proportioned accommodation equipped with oil fired central heating and UPVc double glazing throughout. The accommodation is arranged over one level and in brief comprises:- enclosed double glazed entrance porch leading through to an L-shaped hall off which are three connecting reception rooms namely a double aspect dining room, a double aspect lounge and a sitting room with multi fuel burner and patio doors leading onto a small terrace with balustrading and steps leading to the gardens. The kitchen has an external half glazed door and chimney recess suitable for a range cooker. A separate utility room with external half-glazed door has plumbing for a washing machine plus space for a tumble dryer and upright freezer. The three double bedrooms all have built-in wardrobes and are served by two bathrooms. There is also a Study/small bedroom where the oil fired boiler is situated.

The loft space offers potential for further accommodation subject to the usual regulations. Accessed via extending wooden ladder, the floor is boarded with sectioned off storage areas under the eaves. There is an opening velux window and attractive triangular window with amazing views towards Dunkery Beacon. The water tanks are on raised wooden platforms. Lighting, double power point.


The property is approached off a quiet lane through a timber gate onto a gravelled turning and parking area with space for several vehicles. There is a single garage with a stable plus store opposite. A pedestrian gate and pathway leads from the garage through the gardens to the bungalow. The large gardens are a superb feature and are laid predominantly to lawn with mature shrubs, specimen trees, heather and herbaceous beds.  There is a separate pedestrian access from the lane to the property closer to the bungalow. Within the gardens there is a summerhouse, log store, oil tank, plus 3 water taps.

Property Details:

Entrance Porch 7' x 6' (2.13m x 1.83m). Fitted cupboards. Coat hooks. Double power point.


Hall. Fitted coats cupboard, fitted storage cupboard, coat hooks, corner shelves, fitted airing cupboard with immersion heater. 2 radiators. 2 single power points.


Dining Room currently used as a study 13' 3” x 10' 5” (4.04m x 3.18m). Double aspect.  Fitted cupboards under window, full height storage cupboard and corner shelving. Wall and ceiling lights. 2 double power points. Telephone point.


Lounge 14' x 13' 2” (4.27m x 4.1m). Double aspect. Corner shelving. Wall and ceiling lights. 2 radiators. 2 double power points. TV point.


Sitting Room currently used as a Dining Room 14' 11” x 14' 7” (4.55m x 4.45m). 14' 11” into bay by patio doors. Multi fuel burner. Fitted shelves either side of chimney breast. Opens out into bay area with 2 windows, double patio doors and corner shelving. Radiator. 5 double power points. TV cable.


Kitchen 15' 7” x 7' 10” (4.75m x 2.39m) Fitted with old-fashioned range of base units with stainless steel double drainer sink unit, space for under-counter fridge, chimney breast recess with electric cooker point. Built-in full-height and wall cupboards plus shelving. Wide windows and half-glazed stable door. Fitted coat hooks. Radiator. 4 double and 1 single power points. TV cable. Telephone point.

Utility Room 9' 3” x 5' 7” (2.82m x 1.7m). Fitted with Belfast sink, worktops, shelving and coat hooks. Plumbing for washing machine, spaces for tumble dryer and up-right freezer.  Radiator, 3 double and 1 single power points

Bedroom 1: 16' 2” x 9' 4” (4.93m x 2.84m). Double aspect.  Floor to ceiling fitted wardrobes with shelving and cupboards above. Wall lights. Radiator. TV cable. 3 double power points.

Bedroom 2: 12' 10” x 9' 10” (3.91m x 3m). Attractive fireplace with fitted cupboards and shelving to either side of chimney breast. Fitted wardrobe with hanging rail, shelving, coat hooks and internal light. Radiator. TV cable. 2 double power points.

Bedroom 3: 9' 9” x 7' 9” (2.97m x 2.36m). Fitted wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf above. Radiator. 2 double power points. TV point.

Study/Bedroom 4: 9' 6” x 6' 8” (2.9m x 2.03m). Fitted hanging rail and shelving. Oil-fired Grant 50-70 Euroflame boiler sited in corner of room. Double power point.

Bathroom 1 : 9' 6” x 5' 4” (2.9m x 1.63m). Pale pink suite comprising low flush WC, hand basin and bath with electric shower over, electric towel rail, wall cupboard, electric wall heater, extractor fan, towel rails and clothes hooks. Radiator. 2 obscure windows.

Bathroom 2: 12' 5” x 4' 5” (3.78m x 1.35m). White suite comprising low flush WC, hand basin and bath, wall cupboard, electric wall heater, extractor fan, towel rails and clothes hooks. Radiator. 2 obscure windows.

Garage: 18' 2” x 14' (5.54m x 4.27m). Block built and rendered with electrically operated roller door, 2 windows and door to gardens. Shelving. Lighting. Single power point.

SERVICES:- Mains water and sewerage, mains electricity, oil-fired central heating.

DIRECTIONS:- From Williton proceed on the A39 towards Minehead, past the left-hand entrance into Dunster Castle take the next turn left onto the A396 into Dunster. Proceed through the village heading towards Timberscombe. On entering Timberscombe village take the first turn right signed to Wootton Courtenay. Follow the lane downhill over the bridge, past the cricket ground on your right, up the hill, round the sharp left-hand bend and the entrance to Hillside will be found on the left-hand side after about 400 metres.

From Wheddon Cross take the A396 towards Timberscombe and Minehead. Drive through Timberscombe village taking the left turn signed to Wootton Courtenay. Then please follow above directions.

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