A substantial detached 4 bedroom character house, formerly a stable block, with far reaching southerly views across open countryside. Pretty gardens, off road parking, good local facilities. EPC Band E
Portway House is situated on a quiet lane in the centre of Cutcombe village with outstanding southerly views. The village has a parish church and Wheddon Cross just a short walk away has a strong community which includes a pre school and a first school, mini supermarket with post office, garage, inn and restaurant, hairdresser and a number of small businesses.
Ideally located in the heart of the Exmoor National Park, from Portway House there are excellent opportunities to walk and ride on the open slopes of the moor towards Dunkery Beacon. Nearby there are lovely woodland walks along the Avill river valley, famous for its snowdrops.
Cutcombe is 6 miles from Dunster, a medieval market town, famous for the Castle and Yarn Market. The well known Victorian coastal resort of Minehead is also within easy reach, offering a wide range of attractions including the beach, promenade, a small picturesque harbour, beautiful public gardens and excellent shopping and schooling. There is also a hospital as well as the Church of St George.
The county town of Taunton is 24 miles away and has extensive retail and commercial facilities, together with access to the M5 motorway and a main line rail station with fast trains to London. There are three independent schools, a theatre and the Somerset County Cricket Ground.DESCRIPTION
Portway House has been skilfully converted in the past from a former stable block associated with the neighbouring farm, creating a bright and comfortable family home in one of the finest settings. Portway House benefits from mature gardens and wonderful far reaching views over the surrounding countryside.ACCOMMODATION
As illustrated by the floorplan, the enclosed porch leads into a welcoming central hallway. The large comfortable sitting room has a feature fireplace inset with a wood burning stove and views of both the front and rear gardens. Adjacent is the good sized study with a glazed door to the patio and garden. The bright and cheerful kitchen is fitted with an oil fired Aga, a range of hand built base units with work surfaces above and lovely rural views across the valley. Adjoining is the open plan dining room providing ample space for an eight seat table. Accessed from the rear hallway is a utility and shower room, a large store room and a door to the garden.
Stairs from the central hallway access the first floor landing with doors to the 3 double bedrooms, a twin bedroom and the family bathroom. Most bedrooms have far reaching rural views across the valley.OUTSIDE
To the front of the property is a small gated walled garden laid to lawn and planted with spring bulbs, summer flowers and mature trees. Behind the house is a pretty south facing garden with a sunny paved seating area, lawns interspersed with mature shrubs and hedged boundaries. The views from both the house and grounds are some of the finest on Exmoor. There is off-road parking space beside the house.SERVICES
Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil central heating. Broadband available.VIEWING
Strictly by appointment with the agents please. Stags Dulverton Office 01398 323174 or email@example.com.DIRECTIONS
Follow the A396 from Dulverton to Wheddon Cross and on reaching the village turn right to Cutcombe just after the cross roads. Bear left by the school into Cutcombe and continue through the village. Turn right at the very sharp turning back on yourself and Portway House will be found immediately on the left hand side of this lane.COUNCIL TAX
Band E (2013/2014)