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A lovingly maintained period double-fronted cottage in popular village location affording hall, sitting room, well fitted kitchen/dining room, 2 double bedrooms (one with en-suite) and a main bathroom. Adjoining utility/workshop, garden room, sunny rear courtyard garden
SITUATION: The property is located just a few yards from the local Crown Inn with its good reputation for food together with Chapel providing a village events venue together with easy access to countryside walks. The adjoining village of Loders has a further pub with skittle alley, a modern village hall providing many activities, a recreational ground (Boxing Day hockey match is a popular attraction), small primary school, allotments and Parish Church.
There is easy access onto the A35 with a bus stop available for travelling to Bridport, some 3 miles to the west and Dorchester, some 14 miles to the east.
The coast at West Bay and Burton Bradstock lie some 4 miles to the south with access onto the South West Coastal Paths and along the Jurassic Coastline (which has World Heritage Status).
THE PROPERTY comprises a period stone-built cottage under a tiled roof and is not Listed. Recent improvements provide Upvc double-glazed windows, a modern electric consumer unit, electric heating, a log-burner installed to the lounge, a fairly modern fitted kitchen and updated bathroom and en-suite fittings. There is good natural light, high ceilings and a good range of wardrobes together with character features.
Outside there is an adjoining workshop/utility area, a garden room and an enclosed patio garden well stocked with shrubs and plants for all seasons. Parking is available on the village lane opposite the cottage.
DIRECTIONS: Proceed from Bridport along the A35 and take the second left-hand turning to Uploders. Continue into the village and turn left at The Crown and the property will be found on the right-hand side.
THE ACCOMMODATION affords:
ENTRANCE HALL with stairs rising to the first floor.
SITTING ROOM with window to front and wood-burning stove fitted to the fireplace.
KITCHEN open to the DINING ROOM.
The Kitchen Area is comprehensively fitted with a range of base and wall-mounted units, built-in Stoves electric hob and double oven, vinyl flooring, sink unit, tiled splashbacks, window to the rear overlooking the garden. Partial room division comprising shelving and base units.
The Dining Area with tiled sill to front window, open fireplace and central light.
LANDING affording a STUDY AREA with window to the rear.
BATHROOM with bath with Mira shower unit over, tiled splash backs, electric wall heater, pedestal basin and WC. Obscure-glazed window.
BEDROOM 1 with window to the front, full wall length of fitted wardrobes with 3 pairs of louvred doors and including a dressing table top with drawer under with mirror tiled panel over. Further double wardrobe, hatch to roof space. Double louvred doors open to the:
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM with double walk-in shower cubicle with Triton shower over, basin, WC, tiled splashbacks and window to the west.
BEDROOM 2: Double built-in wardrobes with cupboards over, dressing table shelf, further double wardrobe shaped into the eaves and airing cupboard housing Fortic tank.
Adjoining the rear wall is a brick built WORKSHOP/UTILITY under a lean-to perspex roof with stable-type door and quarry tiled floor affording a range of units built-in, wooden shelving and plumbing for a washing machine. There is a further useful glazed garden room.
The gardens extend to the north of the property being well enclosed by high boundaries and enjoy much privacy and good sunshine from the east and west. The garden is hard landscaped and well stocked with a variety of plants and shrubs producing colour for all seasons. The bottom of the garden was transferred to the ownership of the next door property and so now abuts their garden but perhaps a possibility of buying back in the future. There are lovely views to the hillside behind and we understand deer are often seen walking along the hilltop at dusk. On-lane parking is possible on the road outside or opposite.
AGENTS' NOTE: The property would be ideal for permanent living or as a holiday retreat and there is no forward chain.
Preliminary Particulars Prepared 12.9.19
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