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Lovely 17th century house for sale on Exmoor

Wychanger Barton is an unusual property – situated as it is within the Exmoor National Park the house dates back to the late 16th/early 17th century and is Grade II Listed.

The property sits on the edge of the village of East Luccombe, and is in a stunningly pretty location in a sheltered and sunny spot beneath the slopes of Dunkery Beacon, the highest point on Exmoor. Constructed of stone, rendered and lime-washed ochre, with timber casement windows, tall brick chimneys and a slate roof. Its exterior is also complemented by clematis, roses and wisteria. It also has many period features inside including inglenook fireplaces and exposed kingpost trusses in the main bedroom.

Overall the accommodation consists of reception hall, drawing room, sitting room, kitchen/dining room, utility room, cloakroom, plus five bedrooms, a dressing room and three bathrooms. The property also comes with a useful range of outbuildings comprising barns, garaging and stabling.

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The grounds at Wychanger Barton are also of note: to the north of the house is an enclosed area with a gently sloping lawn enhanced by flowering shrubs and trees and to the south is a large flagged terrace above which is a raised lawn with roses and flowering shrubs. Above this to the south is a swimming pool enclosed by low walls and roses and a fig tree. The property also has a small arboretum, and has three paddocks – all in all the property sits in around eight acres.

Amenities can be found in the nearby village, or the slightly larger village of Porlock which is around three miles distant and the coastal town of Minehead is just five miles to the north east and has a comprehensive range of facilities.

The guide price is £925,000.For further information please telephone Strutt and Parker on 01392 215631.