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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Bridport Road, Drimpton, Beaminster

Guide Price £660,000

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Tenure: Freehold

A detached former farmhouse and outbuildings with land in the heart of the village.

Manor Farmhouse was built circa 1806 and was later altered and extended in the late 1980's now providing spacious, well laid out accommodation arranged over two floors. The farmhouse is constructed of attractive local stone under a tiled roof and is situated in a prominent central village location in this justifiably designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The house is approached from the lane via a drive dissecting two areas of lawn and leading to a large gravelled parking area to the rear. The house is in good order throughout, has a newly fitted kitchen with an AGA range and multi fuel stove in the sitting room. The large dining room has lovely views over the garden and to the rear of the house is a large south facing terrace which leads down to the outbuildings, garaging and the stables. Beyond that is the garden with lovely views towards the countryside. The land at Manor Farmhouse which is level, extends to about 1.73 acres and is divided into three separate paddocks including two field shelters for livestock.

Manor Farmhouse is set within a mature plot, much of which faces due south. The attractive patio at the rear of the house has lovely original stone walls on two sides creating a charming and sheltered area to sit and enjoy the far reaching countryside views. A five bar gate from the first section of the drive opens onto the large gravelled parking area with the 2 garages, useful workshop, stable and tack room all set off to one side. Beyond is the lawn and pretty borders. At the bottom of the garden another five bar gate opens onto the first of the three paddocks. All the paddocks are fully fenced and back onto farmland with delightful open views. Either side of the house is additional garden space. To the east there is lawn and to the west there is an enclosed paved area with access to the front door and pedestrian access out to the village.

Entrance Hall, Kitchen with AGA, Utility Room, Breakfast Room, WC with Shower, Dining Room, Study, Sitting Room with multi fuel stove, Music Room, Master Bedroom with ensuite bathroom and Dressing Room/Bedroom 5, Two further Double Bedrooms, Single Bedroom, Bathroom, Ample Parking, Large south facing rear garden, Formal Garden and Paddocks extending to about 1.73 acres, Outbuilding, Garage Block, Stable Block, Field Shelters.

The small village of Drimpton on the Dorset/Somerset border, has an active community, (http://www.drimpton.org.uk) including a public house, church, village hall, and is surrounded by glorious countryside. Drimpton is within easy access of the charming small town of Beaminster, with its good restaurants, boutiques, a Doctors surgery and small supermarket. The larger towns of Bridport, Lyme Regis and Crewkerne are also accessible, as is the Jurassic Coast some 13 miles away. The neighbouring village of Broadwindsor, 2 miles to
the South East, has a thriving community shop, craft centre and a pub. Crewkerne, within 5 miles has an intercity rail link (London Waterloo) and a number of supermarkets including a Waitrose.

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