Keepers Cottage, in Weston Lane at Christon, near Loxton, North Somerset, is being marketed by agents Greenslade Taylor Hunt.
It will be sold by auction on Wednesday, October 17, at 7pm at Batch Country House, Lympsham, near Weston-super-Mare. The agents say: "This is a unique opportunity to acquire a charming traditionally-built detached estate cottage in an isolated, sought after Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in need of updating and with potential for enlargement, subject to obtaining necessary statutory consents.
"The property has large, pretty cottage gardens and superb panoramic views over unspoilt countryside across the Mendip Hills and would be viewed by many busy people as a tranquil bolthole."
The agents add: "The property comprises a detached two-bedroom stone and clay tile-built estate cottage of traditional build, enjoying an elevated position benefiting from stunning open views across open countryside. The accommodation comprises: living room, kitchen/diner (with larder), with two bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor.
Further benefits include oil-fired central heating.
"Externally the property occupies a generous size plot of mature gardens with attached shed and a dilapidated stone built former pigsty within the garden. There is currently no off-road parking available with this property. However, the previous owner parked her car along the opposite verge-side."