Guide price £575,000

Exford, Minehead

1.3 Acres

Managed by our Dulverton office

About the property

  • Stunning Edge of Village Location
  • Beautiful Grounds Down To The River Exe
  • Double Garage And Ample Parking
  • 1.3 Acre Plot
  • Versatile Accommodation
  • Council Tax Band F
  • EPC Band C
  • Freehold
Rushfield occupies an elevated south facing position enjoying delightful rural views down towards the river. Exford is a thriving village with two hotels, a tearoom, general store, church, village hall and primary school. The beautiful villages of Withypool and Winsford are both close by and the delightful town of Dulverton is just 10 miles to the south, providing further facilities.

The property is ideally situated to take advantage of all country pursuits, including riding and walking in the valleys and on the open expanses of Exmoor. The coast to the north is also within easy reach.

Rushfield is a substantial versatile bungalow situated in a tranquil excellent village location offering a 1.3 acre plot, with ample parking, double detached garage and beautiful gardens leading down to river frontage. Sitting in its large plot the property is very private with lovely views towards the river and not overlooked. This flexible property presents many exciting opportunities to create a wonderful spacious home or remodel to create an annex (subject to any necessary permissions required).

Access is gained through the front porch which leads into the hallway. The sitting room enjoys lovely southerly views over the garden and is a spacious room with feature fireplace inset with a wood burning stove. The kitchen/breakfast room is well fitted with a range of wall and base units, door to the garden and again views over the garden are enjoyed. There are four double bedrooms and two bathrooms. Bedroom 1 could also be used as a further reception room with patio doors onto the decking. The small room leading off bedroom 1 was previously a bathroom and could be easily reinstated. The adjacent room is currently styled as a dressing room but could easily be used as a single fifth bedroom There is also a utility room fitted with a sink and units and a door to the garden.

Rushfield is approached by a spacious tarmac driveway, a substantial detached double garage is situated to the left of the entrance to the property with space for parking and turning with a wooden five bar gate leading to further parking and defining the start of the gardens and front entrance to the property.

The gardens are mainly laid to lawn with a few flower beds bordering the property, established mature hedgerows including vegetable garden, greenhouse and garden shed. The gardens are a beautiful meadow leading down to the River Exe totaling 1.3 acres.

Near to the property are a variety of footpaths to take advantage of the many stunning Exmoor walks and for easy access down into the village.

Mains electricity, oil central heating, mains water, bottle LPG gas, private drainage.

Solar Panels, current contract with EDF for the generation of electricity produced income of £2,500 in 2023. Contract runs until 2036 with prices RPI linked with the contract transferable to the new owners please ask the agent for more details.

The septic tank is currently non compliant, the vendors have already committed to replacing the septic tank with a treatment plant, currently awaiting an installation date.
The middle section of the bungalow is of Woolaway construction

The property is registered in two title deeds, both titles refer to two different rights of way to two separate individuals with neither individual having the right to pass across both titles therefore it is believed the rights of way have lapsed but are still shown on the title deeds. Please ask the agent for more details.

From Dulverton take the A3223 road signposted to Exford continuing across Winsford Hill and then turn right at the Chibbet Post junction. Drop down into Exford and turn right over the bridge in front of the White Horse Hotel. Turn left in front of the Crown Hotel and follow this road out of the village, signposted Porlock. After half a mile Rushfield will be found on the left hand side.

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