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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Morcombelake, Dorset

Guide Price £655,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 3 Bed Main Cottage
  • Detached 2 Bed annexe
  • Kitchen/dining room
  • Sitting room
  • Conservatory
  • Stunning country views
  • Parking & Double garage
  • Gardens and summer house

Full description

A characterful detached cottage with separate 2 bed annexe with panoramic views.
3 Bed Main Cottage and detached 2 bed annexe, kitchen/dining room, sitting room, conservatory. Stunning country views and parking with double garage. EPC Band E.

Situation Amenities - Morcombelake is a popular village situated 4 miles west of Bridport and is the original home of the Moores Biscuit Bakery, makers of the famous Dorset Knob, established in 1850. The village has a church dating from 1841, a post office/village shop, the friendly Felicity's farm shop/ cafe and a village hall that plays host to many local events. The village nestles amidst the rolling West Dorset Hills, a short distance away from the famous and beautiful Jurassic Coast, which is a World Heritage Site. The whole area is much loved by avid ramblers and equine enthusiasts offering an unrivalled variety of coastal and inland bridleways and footpaths. Bridport, just a short drive away, has good access to the coast at the pretty harbour of West Bay with an assortment of pubs and restaurants, not to mention the eighteen hole Bridport and West Dorset Golf Club that sits on the edge of the cliffs. This vibrant market town has twice weekly markets as well as regular farmers' markets and offers a surprising range of independent, quirky and artisan local shops as well as a vintage quarter. The town has a thriving music, arts and literary community, hosting the Bridport Literary Festival and offering a wealth of events to add to the diary. Bridport's mainstream amenities include restaurants and hotels, a cinema and leisure centre, supermarkets, museum, health centre and a number of excellent primary schools and secondary schooling. State and Independent schooling can be found nearby in many of the local villages and at North Perrott, Beaminster, Charmouth or Lyme Regis. Axminster is nine miles to the west providing a mainline railway service to London Waterloo and further west.

Description - This is a characterful detached cottage which, despite its period charms, has avoided being listed. The property comprises the main house and a separate 2 bedroom annexe.The main house offers well appointed accommodation comprising entrance porch, farmhouse style kitchen with feature brick fireplace and oil fired Aga, spacious sitting room with brick fireplace and double doors to the conservatory which also links back to the farmhouse kitchen and has doors to the garden. Also on the ground floor is a cloakroom. On the first floor are three double bedrooms and a family bathroom. The cottage enjoys some simply glorious views across the surrounding Marshwood Vale countryside and offers a blend of character features combined with modern conveniences such as double glazing and oil fired central heating. The detached Stable Cottage which is set in an elevated position above Myrtle cottage. This is of stone brick elevations beneath a slate roof and offers accommodation comprising open plan kitchen and living space on the ground floor with double doors to patio garden and a double bedroom and single bedroom and bathroom on the first floor. Due to its elevated position Stable Cottage also enjoys some stunning panoramic views. It benefits from its own parking area and private patio garden and lends itself to a variety of uses including Guest Cottage, Granny Annexe or income potential.(STRC)

Outside - Both Myrtle Cottage and Stable Cottage have their own private outside space with Myrtle Cottage enjoying a delightful lawned garden ideally positioned to enjoy the fantastic panoramic views. On the opposite side of the lane, accessed via a double five bar gate is a large parking and turning area with space for a number of vehicles and a detached timber outbuilding with storage space, workshop and double garage. Adjacent to this is approximately half an acre of mature gardens and level lawn interspersed by shrubs and trees. To one side of the half acre garden is a detached timber summer house with light and power connected. Stable Cottage has a private parking space and patio garden positioned to enjoy the views.

Directions - From our Bridport office proceed south to the Crown Roundabout taking the fourth exit onto the A35 heading west. Pass through the village of Chideock and into Morcombelake , continue through the village and turn right just after the Art Gallery, signposted Whitchurch Canonicorum, Proceed down the hill and Taylors Lane will be on the right, Myrtle Cottage is on the left where the lane turns sharply left.

Local Authority - West Dorset District Council
South Walks House,
South Walks Road,
01305 251010

Services - Oil fired central heating. Private drainage. Mains water. Mains electricity.

Viewings - Strictly by appointment only through Bridport Stags. Call 01308 428000.

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Added on Rightmove:
06 November 2016


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