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To arrange a viewing, please contact our Minehead office on 01643 706666

Footlands Cottage, Orchard Road
Offers in the region of £385,000


An opportunity to buy a detached Grade II Listed three bedroom cottage of character standing in large grounds in a level position on the outskirts of the village of Carhampton with country views, along with full planning permission to erect a four bedroom detached dwelling - Application No: 3/05/15/012.

The property is Grade II Listed as being of architectural and historical interest and is of stone and cob construction under a thatched roof and benefits from a wealth of character features including exposed beams and deep sills. It is understood to date from the 17th Century and benefits from electric night storage heating, ample power points and is in need of some general upgrading.

The village of Carhampton provides excellent facilities including Post Office/Stores, Church, Inn, and well equipped Recreation Centre and Playing Field and offers a very active community life with various clubs and a thriving cricket team. Carhampton is 3 miles from the coastal resort of Minehead with First, Middle and Upper Schools and approximately 22 miles from the County town of Taunton with its M5 motorway and mainline railway station. There is a main bus route connecting Minehead and Taunton which runs through Carhampton.
The variety of the North Somerset Coast is close by and the Quantock Hills, the first designated area of outstanding natural beauty in England, the Brendon Hills and the Exmoor National Park are all but a short drive away.

As previously mentioned the property stands in large gardens that are laid mainly to lawns with various shrubs, mature trees, vegetable plot and crazy paved courtyard area immediately fronting the cottage.

Range of Stone Built Sheds and Outbuildings

Planning: Full planning permission has been obtained to erect a four bedroom detached dwelling on the site - Application No: 3/05/15/012 registered on the 24th August 2015. Further details and plans are available for inspection at the agents Minehead Office.

Entrance Porch

Dining Room16'4" x 16' (4.98m x 4.88m). Tiled fireplace (believed to be sealed inglenook fireplace)

Sitting Room14'6" x 15' (4.42m x 4.57m). Brick fireplace (believed to be a sealed inglenook fireplace), storage cupboard, glazed door to garden

Utility Room Plumbing for washing machine

Kitchen9'8" x 8'9" (2.95m x 2.67m). Single drainer sink unit with cupboards and drawers under, wall cupboards, larder cupboard, door to garden

Shower Room With tiled cubicle and shower, wash basin

Separate WC

First Floor Landing

Inner Landing

Secondary Staircase

Bedroom 115'8" x 8'3" (4.78m x 2.51m). Airing cupboard housing lagged hot water cylinder and electric immersion heater

Bedroom 29'9" x 7'1" (2.97m x 2.16m).

Bedroom 39'2" x 9'6" (2.8m x 2.9m).

Bathroom11'5" x 11'1" (3.48m x 3.38m). Panelled bath, wash basin (this room could be re-arranged to form a fourth bedroom if required)

Number of Bedrooms



Footlands Cottage, Orchard Road, Carhampton

To arrange a viewing, please contact our Minehead office by Telephone on 01643 706666

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