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Rectory near the Devon coast

Situated in a dramatic valley about a mile inland from the coast, with the backdrop of the open moorland running immediately behind, The Old Rectory is a classic 19th century period house typical of its time and place.

The Old Rectory has now been enhanced and developed for 21st century life while retaining some crucial period features.  The house has been recently renovated with high quality decorative finishes complimenting the original detailing.


The conservatory is an example of a modern addition which compliments the existing accommodation. To the rear the old kitchen and service areas have been turned into a stylish fully fitted kitchen which extends to a spectacular family room, which itself is linked via a fully glazed atrium to the former coach house. This area could be informally separated to provide an annexe to the main house.


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Accommodation in total comprises three reception rooms, conservatory, kitchen, family room, games room, gym, master bedroom suite, and three further bedrooms (one en suite), separate ground floor bedroom and bathroom

Outside, the grounds reflect the age and character of the property with mature trees, flower borders, a level lawn and ornamental shrubs. There is a small orchard within the grounds.

Oare itself is a tiny community with a cluster of properties around the early medieval church of  St Mary. It is about six miles from Porlock, one of the few small towns along the North Devon and Somerset coast of Exmoor. Porlock has  a lively community of shops, a primary school,restaurants, pubs, Porlock Weir and other amenities. 

The guide price is £1.25m. For further information please contact Savills on 01392 455 700 or visit

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