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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Magdalen Lane, Bridport

Withdrawn from Market £585,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Four Bedrooms
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Cottage Annexe: Bedroom/Living Room
  • Barn/Garage/Workshop
  • Driveway/Parking Area
  • Situated Within A 1/4 Of An Acre
  • EPC Rating E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION Hope Lodge is a handsome detached period house understood to date back to circa 1760 although the adjoining cottage annexe is believed to be even older. It was formerly a farmhouse and offers a whole number of character features, typical of its age and type, including high ceilings, sash windows, picture rails, mosaic tiled floor, deep skirting's, window shutters, some period fireplaces, panelled doors and an ornate veranda. The house has main walls of solid stone under a pitched slate roof.

The main house offers very good accommodation including 3 reception rooms, a farmhouse style kitchen / breakfast room and 4 bedrooms on the first floor. The cottage annexe is suitable for a variety of purposes either for a dependent relative, long term / holiday letting purposes or for incorporation into the main house to provide one large family home. The gardens and grounds are also a further feature being well stocked and include a former barn/ garage / workshop. There is also off-road parking.

SITUATION Located within close proximity to Bridport town centre which offers a wide range of amenities including a good range of national and independent retailers.

Additional amenities include hotels, restaurants, an arts centre, leisure centre, supermarkets, a cinema, a museum, a health centre, and hospital. The local schools are well regarded and both primary and secondary schools can be located nearby. The famous Jurassic Coast line is nearby and can be viewed from the stunning South West coast path. The county town of Dorchester is only 16 miles away and offers a wider range of amenities and shops with a main line connection to London Waterloo and Bristol Temple Meads respectively. Weymouth which hosted the 2012 Waterside Olympics is within a short drive and the closest airports offering predominately European flights are Exeter International and Bournemouth International.



ENTRANCE HALL Double panel radiator, under stairs storage cupboard, stairs to first floor, doors to: 

SITTING ROOM 25' 7" x 11' 9" (7.8m x 3.58m) Feature, Victorian style fireplace with coal effect gas fire, wooden flooring, two windows with a door leading out onto the garden, double panel radiator.  

STUDY 12' 4" x 11' 11" (3.76m x 3.63m) Open fireplace, sash window with shutters, double panel radiator. 

DINING ROOM 12' 10" x 11' 11" (3.91m x 3.63m) Feature electric fireplace with timbre surround, solid wood flooring, double panel radiator, large sash window.  

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 19' 3" x 17' 3" (5.87m x 5.26m) Fitted kitchen comprising wall and floor base units with work surface over, gas fired 'Rayburn' cooker range providing central heating and hot water. electric Baumatic halogen hob, space for fridge freezer, space for dishwasher, inset sink unit, breakfast bar, two 'cottage style' windows.  

UTILITY ROOM Matching cupboard units with worktop over, inset stainless steel sink and drainer, space and plumbing for washing machine.  


COATS ROOM Hanging rail and shelving.  

CLOAKROOM White suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, frosted timbre framed window, towel rail, single panel radiator vinyl flooring.  

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Access to loft space, airing cupboard.  

BEDROOM ONE 18' 8" x 12' 4" (5.69m x 3.76m) Two East facing sash windows, open fireplace, double panel radiator.  

BEDROOM TWO 12' 10" x 12' 1" (3.91m x 3.68m) Two sash windows, fireplace, radiator.  

BEDROOM THREE 11' 11" x 9' 7" (3.63m x 2.92m) Sash window, double panel radiator.  

BEDROOM FOUR 10' 7" x 7' 4" (3.23m x 2.24m) Sash window, double panel radiator.  

BATHROOM Suite comprising panelled bath with shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basins. low level WC, frosted double glazed window, towel rail, vinyl flooring, radiator.  


KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 14' 7" x 9' 10" (4.45m x 3,98m) Fitted kitchen comprising wall and floor units with work surface over, inset sink unit, space and plumbing for washing machine, flagstone floor, understairs cupboard, stairs to first floor.  

STUDY Cottage style windows, door to: 

BATHROOM Suite comprising panelled bath, wash hand basin and low level WC, flagstone floor, window.  

BEDROOM/LIVING AREA 21' 1" x 13' 0" (6.43m x 3.96m) Window, radiator.  


GARDEN Large garden predominantly laid to lawn, shrub borders, corner plot with vegetable patch, West facing courtyard to rear.  

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
21 September 2015


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