An excellently positioned Grade II Listed House at the heart of a ring-fenced country Estate within the Exmoor National Park
Emmetts Grange is an attractive, agricultural and moorland Estate near the village of Simonsbath in Exmoor, Somerset. The private Estate comprises an elegant, Grade II Listed Georgian-style House, a studio annexe, 4 cottages, a Grade II listed traditional stone courtyard with a large party barn and stables, traditional and modern farm buildings. The rolling land extends to 407 acres of farmland, 13.34 acres of woodland and 461.8 acres of Moorland. The south-easterly views from the house are uninterrupted and look out across the front lawn across to the Moorland. The land is within a ring-fence and surrounds the house and farm buildings. The Estate straddles the Kinsford Water with the gentler south facing slopes providing managed pasture, whilst on the south side the dramatic slope of Moorland, known as Hangley Cleave, rises to form the horizon from the house. There is potential for a private shoot to be run across the Estate.
Emmetts Grange House
Set in the heart of this attractive Estate is an elegant Grade II Georgian style, period House which dates from 1845 and provides well laid out accommodation. The 9 bedroom house provides wonderful entertaining space with light, south-facing principal rooms and still retains its practicality as a working farmhouse. Approached via a long drive from the north of the Estate and past the cottages and farm buildings, the house is south east facing with an enclosed traditional stone courtyard with stables, barns and a large party barn to the south. The house is built from rendered stone under a slate roof and is set over two floors. The ground floor comprises an entrance hall, morning room, music room, drawing room, dining room, superb family kitchen with a breakfast area, follows through to the conservatory which offers further dining space and an informal living space. The main reception rooms have attractive fireplaces, some open and some with wood burning stoves and decorative ceiling plaster work. In addition there are extensive utility areas including a pantry, boot room, wood store, laundry room and utility rooms and WCs. The Library and Morning Room benefit from full height bay windows which offers beautiful views across the front lawn to the horizon. From the hall, the main stair case leads up to the first floor which includes a principal bedroom suite with an en suite bathroom with bathtub and shower. There are 4 more en suite double bedrooms, 2 of which have south east facing views. There are 4 bedrooms which overlook the courtyard and a family bathroom. The guest suite has an en suite bathroom and dressing room and there is a further double bedroom with an en-suite bathroom. These two bedrooms can also be accessed from a back stair case which leads down to one of the back door entrances to the Farm.
Attached to the House and set on the western side of the courtyard is a studio bungalow which is currently used for holiday lets.
The house has a large front lawn and a pretty part walled garden to the west of the house. The amenities include an outdoor swim-spa, an outdoor tennis court and stables within the courtyard.
1 & 2 Emmetts Grange Cottages
An attractive pair of traditional identical semi-detached rendered cottages situated off the main drive. The cottages are both let separately under an Assured Shorthold Tenancies.
Emmetts Grange Bungalow
A detached bungalow occupying an attractive position set within a large garden off the main drive. The cottage is let under an Assured Shorthold Tenancy.
Emmetts Grange Cottage
Originally built as the farm manager's house the cottage is situated off the drive. The cottage is let under an Assured Shorthold Tenancy.
Adjacent to Emmetts Grange is a Grade II Listed courtyard of traditional farm buildings of stone construction with brick quoins, under a slate roof. These buildings form an enclosed quadrant with Emmetts Grange on the southern side. The courtyard is a particular feature of Emmetts Grange and provides a unique and charming aspect to the rear of the house. These buildings include a tack room (with central heating and hot and cold water), log store, garage, feed store/workshop and a range of stables. There is also former livestock accommodation that would be suitable for a variety of different uses, subject to the appropriate planning permissions.
An extensive range of general purpose farm buildings and concrete yards suitable for a variety of agricultural enterprises. The farm buildings are included in the Farm Business Tenancy.
Pasture Land: 407.07 acres (164.73 ha)
Moorland: 461.88 acres (186.92 ha)
Woodland: 11.34 aces (5.39 ha)
Misc: 10.31 acres (4.18 ha)