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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Chideock, Chideock, Bridport

Withdrawn from Market £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade 2 listed 16th century thatched house
  • Separate self contained holiday apartment
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 5 bathrooms
  • Full gas central heating
  • Idyllic village location close to the beach
  • Double garage with parking for 4 cars
  • Recently fully refurbished to a very high standard

Full description

A beautiful Grade 2 listed character property with a thatched roof in an idyllic village location situated 3/4 mile from the beach at Seatown, just 3 miles from Bridport and 7 miles from Lyme Regis.

The property has been fully restored in recent years to a very high standard, including re-thatching of the roof, rewiring, replumbing, extending the kitchen and the addition of a new double garage with apartment over it. Inside it has 5 new bathrooms/shower rooms and hand-made kitchen units. Upstairs the floors have been replaced with solid oak flooring and many original features have been retained including the magnificent heavily beamed 16th century sitting room with its partly panelled walls and huge 19th century fireplace with a log burning stove and large study with panelled walls.

The property is currently run as a bed and breakfast with high occupance levels and excellent reviews. It also has a holiday apartment with good bookings.


Entrance Hallway 
16' 5'' x 10' 4'' (5.00m x 3.15m)
Thatched porch leads through heavy oak front door into spacious hallway.This is heavily beamed and has part panelled walls. A window overlooks the sunny front garden. A wide dog-leg staircase leads to the first floor.

Living Room 
20' 0'' x 17' 5'' (6.09m x 5.30m)
A magnificent principally 16th century heavily moulded ceiling and an impressive Tudor style fireplace are the main features of this room. It has polished oak floorboards and the fireplace houses a wood-burning stove.Two windows overlook the front garden. Double panelled doors open out into the study which has panelled walls and an impressive 19th century Delft tiled fireplace over which is a 12th century stone carving taken from Chideock Castle. The study has a window overlooking the front garden and polished oak floorboards.

Outside - Front 
145' 0'' x 30' 0'' (44.16m x 9.14m)
The front garden faces south and the property enjoys an elevated position with a very wide frontage. The front of the property is hidden from the road behind a tall box hedge giving it a great deal of privacy. One of the chimneys dominates the front elevation and is a huge tall chimney. The front garden is sunny and well stocked with a variety of shrubs and is laid mainly to lawn. A gate from the road leads to the huge front door. The front garden is en-compassed by a lovely stone wall. Overall the property looks stunning from the front with its beautiful thatched roof and stone elevations.

Outside - Rear  
65' 0'' x 100' 0'' (19.80m x 30.46m)
The rear garden is very pretty and is very private. A patio has steps leading up to the slightly elevated garden. The garden is mainly lawn with well stocked borders and established trees and shrubs. There is a raised decking area which is a very sunny spot and is a good seating area. There is an arbour at the top of the garden which is a pleasant place to sit. The rear garden has an original old well and the water from this can be pumped up to provide some of the water to the property (for the toilets and washing machines).

Self Contained Holiday Apartment for 2 
30' 6'' x 16' 2'' (9.29m x 4.92m)
Over the double garage which was built in 2008 and with its own front door is a self contained holiday apartment. A front door leads to a hall and the stairs rise up to the apartment. The apartment is light and spacious. Off the hallway there is a double bedroom and then another door leads to the shower room with shower, wc and wash basin. There is also space for a washing machine in the shower room. A corrridor leads to the lounge/dining area and sitting room. It has a window to the front overlooking the countryside, it all feels light and airy. It has gas central heating and pine flooring throughout.

Double Garage 
19' 9'' x 18' 5'' (6.02m x 5.61m)
A spacious stone built garage with Welsh slate roof was added to the property in has 2 oak doors which are electronically controlled. A rear door leads into a store room with another door leading into the rear garden. Another door leads into the self contained apartment and a further door leads into the utility room.The garage has a plastered ceiling and also houses the central heating boiler and hot water tank. Outside light and block paved parking outside the garage for 4 cars.

Bedroom 2 
16' 7'' x 14' 2'' (5.05m x 4.31m)
Another heavily beamed room with windows overlooking the side and front garden. Solid oak floors and radiator.

Bedroom 3 
18' 1'' x 11' 0'' (5.51m x 3.35m)
Double aspect room with carpeted floor and victorian cast iron fireplace. Lovely views over the surrounding countryside. Radiator and TV point.

Bedroom 4 
14' 11'' x 10' 5'' (4.54m x 3.17m)
Another double room with cast iron fireplace and 2 windows overlooking the rear garden. TV point. Beamed ceiling. Radiator.

En-Suite 1 
10' 0'' x 6' 2'' (3.05m x 1.88m)
Victorian style en-suite to the master bedroom with tiled flooring and a cast iron slipper bath. Large walk in shower, WC, pedestal wash hand basin and large window overlooking the front garden. Extractor fan and radiator.

En-Suite 2 
8' 2'' x 4' 5'' (2.49m x 1.35m)
En-suite to 2nd bedroom is newly fitted with a Victorian style suite, including a large walk in shower, WC and Victorian style wash hand basin. A large window from this room overlooks the countryside.

Bathroom 
10' 4'' x 7' 2'' (3.15m x 2.18m)
Good size family bathroom which has been recently re-fitted with Victorian style suite. It has a gorgeous cast iron slipper bath and a huge walk-in shower. It has a ceramic tiled floor and a window which overlooks the pretty rear garden. Radiator. Towel rail.

Dining Room 
22' 5'' x 9' 10'' (6.83m x 2.99m)
The dining room has solid oak flooring and a mahogany fireplace with wood burning stove. The ceiling is beamed and a stable door leads onto the patio. The room has 2 large windows overlooking the rear garden.

Kitchen 
26' 7'' x 9' 9'' (8.10m x 2.97m)
A spacious room with original flagstone floor and carpentry made pine units with wooden worktops and Belfast sink. Corner bay window overlooks the side garden and 3 further windows overlook the rear garden. Including Rangemaster cooker and with space for dishwasher.

Utility Room 
15' 4'' x 9' 2'' (4.67m x 2.79m)
Stairs lead down from the kitchen into the utility room. It has a fully tiled floor and fitted pine units with a belfast sink. Radiator and space for a washing machine. Oak door leading into shower room with large shower, WC and pedestal wash hand basin. 2 windows overlook the side garden.

Bedroom 1 
16' 5'' x 14' 2'' (5.00m x 4.31m)
Heavily beamed room with solid oak flooring and radiator. Victorian cast iron fireplace.

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17 October 2016

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