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5 bedroom farm house for sale

Lee Lane, Bradpole, Bridport


Property Description

Key features

  • Attractive, substantial detached farmhouse with annexe
  • Idyllic riverside location with scenic walk/cycleway to Bridport town centre
  • Secluded gardens and grounds extending to approx 3 acres
  • Extensive family accommodation with B&B potential/letting suites
  • Large conservatory overlooking the grounds and extending to terraces
  • Master bedroom suite with dressing room and en-suite
  • Driveway and large parking area
  • Lapsed pp for double garage
  • Solar and PV panels with income, cavity wall insulation,EPC - C
  • Edge of village in popular West Dorset location

Full description

A most attractive detached farmhouse with annexe surrounded by its own garden and land extending to approximately 3 acres situated in a quiet village location about 3 miles from the Jurassic Coast

SITUATION:  Spray Copse Farmhouse occupies an enviable village location in Bradpole about 2 miles north of the market town of Bridport and about 3 miles from the Jurassic Coast. The village has a sub-Post Office/shop, a butchers' shop, a public house, village hall and church.

The market town of Bridport lies about 1.5 miles distant to the south and the sea and harbour at West Bay is a further 1.5 miles on the renowned Jurassic Coastline with its stunning views and delightful coastal walks.

Wider facilities can be found in Yeovil about 17 miles to the north and the County Town of Dorchester about 15 miles to the east where there is a mainline rail service to London, Waterloo.

THE PROPERTY:  Spray Copse Farm comprises a stunning contemporary detached farmhouse built in 1998 with separate annexe, set in a glorious village location, surrounded by its own land with the River Asker forming the eastern boundary.

The property features impressive mellow stone elevations, under a tiled and insulated roof, with prominent gables to the front and rear taking full advantage of the views.
The extensive living accommodation provides five bedrooms, three with ensuite facilities, dressing room and family bathroom on the first floor and, on the ground floor, a sitting room with inglenook fireplace, custom-built kitchen/breakfast room with two-oven Aga, cloakroom,utility room and a large five-sided conservatory overlooking the garden.  In addition there is a two bedroom annexe on the ground floor suitable for a dependent relative.  

The rear elevation enjoys a mainly south and west aspect with fine views over its own land and the surrounding countryside amounting to approximately three acres, incorporating formal gardens, an enclosed paddock and a lake with the River Asker forming the eastern boundary.

DIRECTIONS:  From the centre of Bridport, proceed to the roundabout and take the second exit signposted Dorchester along the A35 and take the second turning left into Lee Lane.  Follow the road down over a hump-back bridge and bear left almost immediately and Spray Copse Farm will be seen straight ahead.

THE ACCOMMODATION comprises the following:
TRADITIONAL ENTRANCE PORCH:  Front door with glazed leaded light leading to:
SPACIOUS HALL:  Travertine tiled floor, under stairs cupboard exposed brick and timber wall, staircase rises to galleried landing, radiator.
SITTING ROOM:  Fine Inglenook style brick open fireplace with wood burning stove, exposed ceiling beams, inset lighting, two radiators, triple-aspect windows.  Double-opening doors to:
CONSERVATORY with stained exterior uPVC double-glazing, ceramic tiled floor and sills, three radiators, two double opening French doors to garden and terrace, electronic air vents, window blinds, fine views south and west over the garden.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM:    Well fitted with a custom-built range of solid pine base and eye-level units together with drawers and marble work surfaces, double ceramic sink unit with mixer tap and waste disposal, integrated fridge and dishwasher, Island unit fitted with two-ring gas hob, electric fan oven, matching ceiling implement rack, plate rack, two-oven gas-fired Aga, Travertine tiled floor, beamed ceilings, fine views south and west over garden, two double radiators, door to conservatory.
STUDY:  Exposed ceiling beams, telephone point, built-in desktop and shelving extending along two walls, store cupboard.
MORNING ROOM:  Double-opening French doors to garden, radiator, corner fireplace with wood burning stove.
REAR LOBBY:  A secondary entrance door and porch.
CLOAKROOM with low-level WC, wash hand basin, radiator, shelved cupboard.
UTILITY ROOM:  Belfast sink unit, work surface, base unit, plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer, extractor fan, door to rear terrace, radiator, coats rail, door leading to annexe.

GALLERIED LANDING: Radiator, hatch to roof space with retractable ladder part-boarded with electric light.
BEDROOM 1:  (S) Double-opening French doors to Juliet balcony, pine double and single wardrobe cupboards.  Leading through to:
DRESSING ROOM:  Two double wardrobe cupboards, radiator.
ENSUITE BATHROOM:  Arched corner bath with mixer tap and shower unit, wash hand basin, low-level WC, bidet, inset lighting, ceramic tiled splashbacks, electric towel rail and radiator.
BEDROOM 2:  (S) Fine views over garden and surrounding countryside, radiator, small built-in wardrobe cupboard.
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM:  Tiled and glazed shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin, low-level WC. radiator, towel rail.
BEDROOM 3:  Radiator, built-in wardrobe cupboard.
FAMILY BATHROOM with pine panelled bath, pine surround extending to ceiling height with inset light, mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal wash basin, low-level WC, airing cupboard, radiator, extractor fan.
BEDROOM 4:  Radiator, wardrobe cupboard. Leading to:
LANDING/DRESSING ROOM:  Large airing cupboard and shelved storage area, coats rail.  Doorway leading to:
BEDROOM 5: Doorway leading to outside stone staircase with wrought iron railing with double aspect windows presently used as a guest suite with two radiators, pitched pine wardrobe cupboard.
ENSUITE BATHROOM comprises panelled bath, mixer tap and shower attachment, curtain and rail, pedestal wash basin, low-level WC, heated towel rail, extractor fan, radiator.

HALLWAY with cupboard housing oil-fired boiler which heats domestic hot water and central heating.
BEDROOM:  Feature Bay window, radiator.
BEDROOM:  Feature Bay window, radiator.
WET ROOM/SHOWER: Mira electric shower unit and glass screen, wash hand basin, low-level WC, extractor fan, heated towel rail, fully tiled walls and floor.

The adjoining utility room could easily be converted into a kitchen to provide a self-contained annexe.  

A gravel driveway leads through a fine entrance gate with two stone pillars leading to a large gravelled parking area (planning permission has been granted for a double garage but has since lapsed).

The garden and grounds extend principally to the rear of the property and in total amount to approximately three acres bounded by the River Asker to the east.  There is a well established formal garden to the side and rear with well planted flower and shrub borders, established boundary hedges together with a cultivated vegetable garden with aluminium greenhouse and fruit cage.  There are extensive lawns with specimen trees and well planted flower and shrub borders and adjoining the rear elevations is a large paved seating terrace with views overlooking the garden and grounds.  There is a fenced enclosure or paddock, ornamental lake with island feature and the River Asker which runs along the eastern boundary which eventually leads to the River Brit and the sea at West Bay.

The garden and grounds are all well enclosed for privacy and seclusion with established boundary fences and mature trees.

SERVICES:  All mains services are connected.  Council band rate G.  PV panels producing an income of approximately £1,600 pa. Solar panels heat a 2,900 litre modern hot water tank in the loft.

Subject to Contract.                                                                         CMCK/CC/A3402/UKP0693/15316

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Added on Rightmove:
21 March 2016


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