Northanger, we understand, was constructed in 1923 in an individual style with local stone and rendered elevations under a slate roof. To the front the façade exhibits Elizabethan characteristics, with an entrance porch approached over a flagstone footpath through the formal gardens. The property offers substantial, versatile accommodation laid out over three floors, with a delightful blend of traditional features and modern fittings. There are wonderful views to be enjoyed over the village and beyond towards the North Somerset Coastline and the current owners have lavished much care and attention in the sympathetic improvement of the property, over their twenty three years in residence.
The Property is set in delightful, beautifully stocked gardens and grounds in a plot extending to approximately 1.5 acres, which enjoys a high degree of privacy, good orientation and wonderful views.
The property is approached through an entrance porch with heavy oak front door with glazed windows to either side. Door to
Reception hall/living room with galleried oak staircase rising to the first floor. Window overlooking the gardens providing window seat
Access through to the sitting room and lobby with door to
cloakroom with w.c, with high level system, wash basin and window
Sitting room full range of fitted bookshelves to one wall, picture window providing window seat overlooking the delightful rear garden, fireplace
Drawing room with dual aspect windows, with picture window providing window seat, extensive timber panelled walls, large inglenook style fireplace with hamstone facings, exposed oak floor boards
Side hall with oak door to the front of the property, stairs to first floor providing under stairs lobby, built in cloaks cupboard
Dining room with dual aspect windows with delightful views with walk in pantry/wine store.
Kitchen with a range of fitted units with highly polished timber facings, with work surfaces and cupboards under, built in oven, hob, single drainer sink and a half, plumbing for dishwasher, tiled floor, walk through to
Garden/breakfast room which is an intriguing room constructed in a style to reflect the old Yarn Market in the Village centre and with exposed vaulted ceilings, wood burning stove, brick paved floor, French doors to the garden.
Utility room with a range of fitted units providing work surfaces with cupboards and drawers under, wall mounted cupboards, stainless steel double drainer sink unit, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine, window with views
Landing with window with views and stairs to second floor
Master bedroom suite with triple aspect windows enjoying distant views to the North Somerset Coastline, built in wardrobes
En suite with Jacuzzi bath, bidet, w.c with concealed system, pedestal wash hand basin, tiled walls, dual aspect windows
Dressing room with a range of built in wardrobes, corner shower cubicle and window
Bedroom with picture window overlooking the gardens, cupboard incorporating wash basin and wardrobe.
Bathroom with suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c, tiled walls and floor
Side landing with stairs to second floor and linen cupboard
Shower room with corner shower, pedestal wash hand basin, window and linen cupboard.
Cloakroom with w.c with high level system and window
Bedroom with window with views and storage cupboard
Bedroom with dual aspect windows and storage cupboard
Landing with window
Bedroom with dual aspect windows and built in wardrobe
Bedroom with window, built in wardrobe and eaves storage cupboards
Bathroom with suite comprising panelled bath, low level w.c, pedestal wash hand basin, window views and heated towel rail
Bedroom with dual aspect windows with views to the North Somerset Coastline, built in wardrobes and under eaves storage cupboards.
The property is approached over a gently sloping drive with fields to one side and leads to a generous parking and turning area. A path leads down to an open sided carport with electronically operated roller door.
The delightful gardens are a fine feature of the property and have been sympathetically landscaped by the current owners, with generous lawn areas, established flower bed including a good variety of shrubs and trees. The property enjoys a lovely orientation and a high degree of privacy and there is a generous terrace to the rear of the property with veranda and views to be enjoyed over Dunster and the North Somerset Coast. There are steps up to a further paved area on the east side of the property with a summer house, yew hedge, small orchard with fruit trees and a walnut tree.
To front of the house steps lead down to a cellar providing workshop/boiler house and also within the front courtyard area is a gardeners w.c.
Northanger enjoys a delightful situation on the Northern outskirts of Dunster which is regarded as one of the most beautiful villages on Exmoor. It is well known for its wide main street and a number of fine period houses and the famous 17th century Yarn Market. One end of the street is dominated by the tower on Conygar Hill, built in the late 18th century as a landmark for shipping, and Northanger, in fact, nestles beneath this hill. At the other end of the main street stands Dunster Castle and within the village itself is a useful range of facilities including shops, hotel etc.
Northanger is beautifully located on the Northern Fringes of Exmoor, to take of advantage of the local sporting and equestrian amenities that are offered.
The North Somerset Coastline and the local town of Minehead offers good local amenities and facilities whilst Taunton, the County Town, provides a comprehensive range of recreational, scholastic and shopping facilities as well as a main line railway station and M5 Motorway interchange.
From Taunton take the A358 to Williton and from here proceed in a Westerly direction towards Minehead on the A39 passing through the villages of Washford and Carhampton. Approximately two miles beyond Carhampton turn left where Dunster is indicated and follow the road for approximately 500 yards and then turn right into The Ball. Follow this lane for a further 50 yards and at the sharpe left hand bend, where there will be seen a sign Priory Green, continue through the five bar gate onto the drive and this leads directly to a parking area at Northanger.