4 bedroom detached bungalow for saleElizabeth Avenue, Bridport
- Detached split level 3/4 bedroom bungalow enjoying balcony and views towards the coast
- Delightful large gardens with established plants,shrubs, bushes and small trees
- Lovely views from the house and gardens and particularly of beautiful sun rises
- Versatile accommodation with potential for lower ground floor annexe
- Scope for workshop, studio, store or working from home
- Active walk to town centre/coast
- Gas ch, double-glazing, CWI
- No forward chain
- Popular established residential area
- Parking for two cars on site
Full descriptionA well presented superior detached split-level bungalow with superb views over the town and towards the coast in a well established and popular area south of within walking distance of the town and coast, with a large and delightful garden and no forward chain
SITUATION: No 4, Elizabeth Avenue occupies an elevated good-sized plot less than half-way up a slope on the south-western edge of Bridport, with a shortcut across the meadows into the town and close to footpaths to the coast at West Bay. The leisure centre with indoor swimming pool is close-by and the town centre lies approximately half-a-mile away with its comprehensive shopping facilities comprising mainly independent and very individual shops, boosted by a twice-weekly street market, fortnightly farmers' market, vintage and food markets as well as art and craft market and studios.
The area abounds with scenic walks and a community offering many musical, choral, dance and sports groups together with a well supported U3A group. There is a popular art centre and community theatre at the Electric Palace, museum and history groups, tennis club and indoor and outdoor bowls clubs, football and golf clubs.
The coastal village of West Bay just 1.5 miles to the south is famed for the Broadchurch TV series and has beaches, a fishing harbour and many outdoor pursuits are catered for such as boating, fishing, gig-rowing and water polo. West Bay is also a gateway to the Jurassic Coastline with its World Heritage Status.
Dorchester, the County Town, lies some 14 miles to the east with its British Rail main line connection to London, Waterloo, and connecting hourly bus services from Bridport.
THE PROPERTY comprises a detached, split-level bungalow featuring brick elevations under a tiled roof, with a balcony along the south elevation enjoying superb views towards the coast. This property has not come onto the market for the last 30 years and enjoys a wonderful outlook and delightful garden, well stocked with an abundance of shrubs, small trees and herbaceous borders providing colour all year round and private sitting out terraces to enjoy the views.
The property has been well maintained and much improved with the benefit of a modern gas-fired central heating system with boiler in the roof space, cavity wall insulation, replacement uPVC double-glazed windows and doors, uPVC rainwater goods, a feature stone fireplace in the lounge and all the principal rooms have coved ceilings. The light, spacious and versatile accommodation provides 3 double bedrooms, a family bath/shower room, cloakroom, kitchen/breakfast room opening to the conservatory and through lounge/dining room, together with additional accommodation on the lower ground floor affording a potential annexe.
The views are a great benefit and the gardens a delight and viewing is highly recommended. There is also no forward chain.
DIRECTIONS: From the centre of Bridport travelling south along South Street, turn right at the traffic lights at Palmers Brewery/Morrisons and then first right into Alexandra Road and first left into Elizabeth Avenue. No 4 will be found a short way up on the right just after the Coronation Road turning.
THE ACCOMMODATION comprises:
ENTRANCE PORCH: Double-glazed sliding entrance door from outside, quarry tiled flooring, leaf-motif obscure-glazed entrance door with matching side panel allowing good natural sunlight and opening to:
ENTRANCE HALL: A spacious hall with stairs leading down to the lower ground floor, radiator, built-in airing cupboard with lagged copper cylinder heated by the gas-fired boiler and with electric immersion fitted and shelving, smoke alarm. Glazed door with matching glazed side panel opening to:
LOUNGE/DINING ROOM: 7.47m x 4.21m narrowing to 2.98m (24' 6" x 13' 9" narrowing to 9' 9"). Large picture window facing south and enjoying superb views across the town towards the coast, secondary high-level window to the west for extra light, feature stone open fireplace with stone mantel and hearth, three radiators, four wall light points, TV point.
KITCHEN: 4.02m x 2.44m (13' 2" x 8') fitted with a range of white units comprising wall cupboards and base units with cupboards and drawers, marble-effect work surfaces, single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, space for washing machine or dishwasher with plumbing provided, radiator with shaped marble-effect breakfast bar over, further double wall cupboard, space for upright fridge/freezer, glazed doors from living room and entrance hall ensuring a flow of light, wood-effect lino flooring, ceiling strip light, window above sink with views over the garden, space for cooker with electric point provided, port-hole style window to side, three shelves, one affording standing for a microwave. Part-glazed door to:
CONSERVATORY: 4.05m x 2.50m (13' 3" x 8' 2"). Fully glazed construction with sliding doors to garden and opening windows, ceramic tiled floor, radiator, BT hob connection.
BEDROOM 1: 3.97m x 3.03m (13' x 9' 11") (S). Southerly window affording views towards the coast with radiator under.
BEDROOM 2: 3.60m x 2.66m (11' 9" x 8' 8"). Picture window capturing the pretty rear garden view, radiator.
BEDROOM 3: 3.60m x 2.66m (11' 9" x 8' 8") affording a similar aspect with views over the colourful garden display, with radiator under.
MODERN FAMILY BATHROOM with semi-circular shower cubicle with glazed doors and power shower, panelled bath with mixer tap, pedestal basin with mirror-doored medicine cabinet over, matching lino flooring, fully tiled walls, radiator with towel rail fitted.
CLOAKROOM with low level WC, small hand basin, half original retro-tiled walls, wood-effect lino flooring, leaf patterned double-glazed window to side, radiator.
LOWER GROUND FLOOR with stairs leading down from main hall.
BEDSIT ROOM: 3.96m x 3.05m (13' x 10') with window to south overlooking the front garden, radiator, TV point.
UTILITY/OFFICE: 4.05m max x 3.20m (13' 3" max x 10' 5"). Enamel sink with hot and cold fitted, plumbing for washing machine and outlet for tumble dryer, radiator, double-glazed door with side panel from outside. Smoke alarm, radiator. storage recess under stairs with shelving fitted, strip light.
SEPARATE WC with low level WC, Airflow extractor, part-tiled walls.
STORE ROOM: 3.62m x 2.69m (11' 10" x 8' 9") with electric light and power.
Small kerbed paved area outside conservatory with steps to side leading down to the side access to the front of the property.
The rear garden extends to approximately 100' and has been well designed and landscaped to provide lawned area with large flower beds to each side forming an entrance to a larger lawned area with paved sitting terrace bordered with well established and colourful herbaceous beds with stunning views, ideal for watching magnificent sun rises to the east, with ornamental brickwork, hedges and panelled fencing boundaries, central flower/shrubbery, aluminium framed greenhouse with potting table and water butt, small trees and bushes, compost area and further lawn.
This rear garden is an absolute picture with a profusion of colour from the established plants, shrubs and bushes yet easily maintained.
The front garden is mainly to lawn with a driveway providing parking for two cars.
SERVICES: Mains water, drainage, electricity and gas. Gas-fired central heating with modern boiler in the roof space, cavity wall insulation.
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