Bossington Lane, Porlock, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 8HD | Property for sale | Savills
635.64 sq m
Guide price £2,250,000(135,663,314 EGP)

Bossington LanePorlock, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 8HD


    Key features

    • Stunning and private location within Exmoor National Park
    • Uninterrupted over Porlock Bay and the surrounding coastline
    • Detached contemporary home with accommodation extending to about 6,842 sq ft, including a self-contained annexe
    • Detached gate lodge/bungalow with further accommodation extending to about 1,438 sq ft
    • Set in nearly 7 acres of landscaped gardens and grounds
    • Selection of outbuildings including a polytunnel

    Impressive and versatile contemporary home set in nearly 7 acres, with a self-contained annexe and detached bungalow, enjoying panoramic views over Porlock Bay, in the Exmoor National Park.

    About this property

    • Set on the West Somerset coastline and within the Exmoor National Park, Applegreen Court stands as a distinctive architectural property, boasting an expansive 6,842 sq. ft. of thoughtfully designed living space within both the main house and integral annexe. Characterised by the ingenious use of glass and oak, this beautiful, modern home maximises its unique position to showcase breath-taking panoramic views spanning Porlock Bay, Porlock Weir, Hurlstone Point and the picturesque Exmoor Hills. Concealed behind unassuming pillared entrances and remote- gates, this property is a true hidden gem.

      There is an immediate sense of openness in the entrance hall with large picture windows filling the space with natural light and stunning coastal views. Wide glazed doors lead to the sitting room, a wonderful, modern and bright entertaining space with far reaching sea views, wood burner and corner window seat providing the perfect place from which to enjoy a morning coffee and the splendid panoramas of Bossington Hill.

      The kitchen, refurbished in 2021, features a good range of modern, stylish fitted units with kitchen island and slate worktops as well as high quality integrated appliances and Range cooker. Sliding glazed doors open into a separate dining room. Again, enjoying grand picture windows and stunning views with door leading to a paved terrace with fire pit and bench seating, perfect for summer evenings. In addition, there is a pleasant conservatory, enjoying a wonderful southerly aspect and outlook across the gardens.

      There are two double bedrooms, serviced by a Jack and Jill en suite with modern walk in shower and stylish finish, making full use of the beautiful nature light and surroundings to the property.

      The fabulous principal bedroom suite is a real gem, boasting breathtaking inland and coastal views with sliding doors to the gardens and modern as well as oak beamed ceilings and solid wood floors. The stylish en suite bathroom is beautifully finished with freestanding bath, open wet shower, low-level WC, double basins and twin dressing rooms.

      On the lower ground floor is an integral annexe which provides an additional contemporary open plan kitchen/dining room with large bifold doors leading to the gardens. There is a useful separate utility room, spacious sitting room, study, double bedroom, shower room, cloakroom and a number of store rooms.

      Applegreen Lodge is set discreetly beyond the main house, providing additional single-storey accommodation. This inviting space has been finished to the same exacting standards with an excellent use of glass and oak throughout. Encompassing a reception hall, comfortable sitting room and well-appointed kitchen, seamlessly connecting to the dining room. There are in addition three bedrooms, one of which has an en suite, and a family bathroom. Adding to its appeal, the gatehouse boasts a private garden, dedicated parking and the versatility to serve as an ideal option for both holiday retreats or as guest accommodation.

      Applegreen Court is a true oasis, situated within its own land of approximately 6.88 acres, surrounded by meticulously landscaped gardens that stand out as a defining highlight of this property. A wonderful sweeping entrance drive winds through sprawling lawns adorned with carefully placed specimen trees (about 300 in total) and shrubs, creating a serene atmosphere.

      The grounds feature an ornamental lake (currently empty), with many secluded spots where one can sit and immerse themselves in the tranquillity that permeates the surroundings. The private drive guides you to the main house and a designated parking area, plus a convenient turnaround space. A track leads to a substantial detached oak barn/garage, suitable for a variety of uses. There are also various timber garden sheds, a polytunnel and an area of private woodland.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    Having grown up in Porlock myself, this property and location is unlike any other in the area. An oasis of peace and privacy, with exceptional views and space for extended family, it really is one of a kind.

    Chris CliffordProperty agent

    Local information

    • The coastal village of Porlock is approximately half a mile away. Porlock is situated on the edge of Exmoor National Park and offers a range of facilities that include traditional village shops, public houses, restaurants and a primary school, while a further range of amenities can be found in the coastal town of Minehead. Taunton, approximately 29 miles away, is the county town of Somerset and has a good range of shopping facilities including a farmers' market and is home to Somerset County Cricket Club, as well as Taunton Racecourse.
    • There are excellent state and private schools, including Queen's College, Taunton School, King's College and King's Hall. Other well-known schools in the area include Millfield, Wellington and Blundell's. The surrounding area offers unmatched opportunities for outdoor pursuits. The South West Footpath runs west from Minehead along the North Somerset coastline and provides some outstanding settings for walking along the magnificent coast, much of which is in the ownership and protection of the National Trust.
    • The Exmoor National Park and the nearby Quantock Hills provide further unrivalled opportunities for walking, cycling and equestrian pursuits. The property is also within a short distance of the North Devon coastline, offering miles of pristine beaches to explore as well as providing numerous opportunities for water sports.
    • The property is also just 2.5 miles from the picturesque seaside port of Porlock Weir that has a beach and several restaurants. The M5 provides links to the A38 and the A30 to the South and Bristol and London to the North and East. There are frequent rail services from Taunton to London Paddington taking under two hours, while Exeter International Airport and Bristol Airport offer an excellent range of domestic and international flights between them.

    Additional information

    • SERVICES - Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired central heating. Solar panels installed.
    • VIEWINGS: Strictly by prior appointment with Savills.
    • PHOTOGRAPHS: Internals 2022. Externals 2024.
    • FIXTURES & FITINGS: Only those mentioned in these sales particulars are included in the sale. All others such as curtains, light fittings, garden ornaments, etc. are specifically excluded but may be available by separate negotiation.
    • IMPORTANT NOTICE: Savills, their clients and any joint agents give notice that:
    • 1. They are not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property either here or elsewhere, either on their own behalf or on behalf of their client or otherwise. They assume no responsibility for any statement that may be made in these particulars. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.
    • 2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, images and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Savills have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.
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    • EPC Rating: C
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: G