3 Herbert Road, BURNHAM-ON-SEA, Somerset
The current owners have completely refurbished this charming Victorian semi-detached family home located in a residential road and within a minute's walk of the beach. There are wonderful views of the sea on one side with views of Brent Knoll on the other. Just some of the improvements include new double glazed sash windows throughout the ground and first floor, a new heating system and the house has been completely rewired. The accommodation has been reconfigured to provide a spacious and light family home over three floors. This includes a wonderful open plan kitchen, dining and family room running across the rear of the property with a secondary kitchen area and utility room leading off. At the front there are two huge reception rooms, both are light and airy with high ceilings. On the first floor there are four double bedrooms and a family bathroom. The second floor has three further bedrooms and a shower room, lending itself to being a possible apartment within the house. Outside there is a private rear garden with a patio area enclosed by mature shrubs and trees. There is a detached garage at the side as well as off road parking for at least three cars.

Ground Floor

The attractive entrance vestibule has an original tiled floor and a pattern glass leaded front door leading into the wide hall which measures just over 21' in length. The wonderful high ceilings are consistent throughout the ground and first floors. A wide turning staircase leads to the first floor accommodation with storage cupboards under. The dual aspect sitting room measures 17' 5 x 15' and has a bay window to the front aspect as well as a window to the side. This lovely reception room has a feature marble fireplace with tiled inserts and two unique plaster display niches. Other features which are common throughout the property include the picture rails and cornicing to the ceiling. Also facing the front aspect is the dining room which is currently used as a large play room and measures 16' 3 x 14' 8. When looking to improve this charming home the current owners decided to rearrange the accommodation at the rear to create what is now a stunning kitchen, dining and family room. Measuring an impressive 29' 11 x 12' 9 this lovely light and spacious room has a newly fitted kitchen at one end with a range of bespoke hand painted wall and base units including a breakfast bar. There is ample space for a freestanding American fridge freezer and for a Rangemaster style cooker in the large recess. At the other end there is ample space for a dining room table and chairs as well as a sofa. This dual aspect room has a window to the side and French doors opening out to the rear garden. This room opens into a secondary kitchen (12' 2 x 8' 4) with a range of base units with a ceramic sink and drainer unit and plumbing for a dishwasher. Another door leads out to the rear garden. Off here is a utility and downstairs WC with space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. There is also a low level WC, wash hand basin and an obscure glass window to the rear.<br/><br/>Back to the entrance hall and stairs leading up to the:

First Floor

The spacious landing has a large airing cupboard and a further staircase leading to the accommodation on the second floor. Bedroom One is another well proportioned room measuring 16' 3 x 14' 9 with a large feature window to the front aspect taking in sea views. Bedroom Two is another spacious double bedroom to front elevation benefiting from sea views and measures 14' 11 x 11' 9. Facing the side aspect is Bedroom Three which is the smallest of the double bedrooms on this level yet still measures 10' 5 x 8' 9. Bedroom Four overlooks the rear garden and measures 12' 10 x 11' 10. Along with all the other rooms on the ground and first floor this room has a newly fitted double glazed sash window. Another feature of this lovely home is the huge family bathroom (17' 11 x 11'6) which is typical of the impressive work recently carried out. This attractive dual aspect room has exposed wooden floorboards, high ceilings and a decorative cast iron fireplace. The fittings include a wood panelled bath with a mixer tap and hand held shower attachment over, a fully tiled walk in shower, a pedestal wash hand basin and a low level WC. In addition to the bathroom there is a separate WC on this floor.<br/><br/>From the landing stairs lead up to the:

Second Floor

New fitted carpets have been fitted throughout this floor including in Bedroom Five which is a large 'L' shaped room with plenty of eaves storage. This room is particularly well suited to a teenager, for example and measures an impressive 25' 6 x 17' 6 with two velux roof windows to the front aspect taking in the wonderful sea views. Both Bedroom Six (15' 2 x 11' 6) and Bedroom Seven (11' 5 x 10' 4) have velux roof windows to the rear elevation and have further eaves storage. There is also a Shower Room on this level allowing the entire floor to be well suited to an apartment within the home.


Alongside the drive at the front is a wall enclosed front garden which is mainly laid to lawn. A gate between the house and the detached garage offers access in to the rear garden which can also be accessed from the kitchen/dining room and the secondary kitchen. This private rear garden has a large patio area along the rear of the property with a gravelled path leading to a seating area in the corner. In the other corner of the garden there is another seating area enclosed by a dwarf wall. The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with mature tress and established planting.

Garage and Parking

The detached garage measures 19' 11 x 9' 10 and has a new fitted up and over door. In addition to the garage there is off road parking for up to three cars.

Services and Location

Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage are all fitted. At the time of preparing these details the Council Tax band through Sedgemoor District Council is: E. There is a brand new fitted boiler and new plumbing throughout. As part of the refurbishment the house was completely rewired. The EPC dates back before the refurbishment and will be vastly improved by now. For the purpose of planning your journey the postcode for this property is: TA8 2HE.

About the Area

Burnham-on-Sea is a popular seaside resort offering a variety of sporting and cultural activities to suit most tastes. The town offers excellent facilities with shops, banks, building societies, library, theatre cinema, a medical centre and cottage hospital. There are a wealth of leisure facilities including the indoor heated swimming pool, a cinema, Burnham and Berrow Championship Golf Links and a sports centre at King Alfred School. There are also tennis, bowls and cricket clubs along with numerous other societies and associations. For the commuter, the M5 motorway junction 22 is at Edithmead just 5 miles away and the nearest railway links can be found 3 miles away at the market town of Highbridge.