5 bedroom detached house for saleMarshwood, Bridport
A substantial Victorian property in the heart of the village with a large garden, wonderful far reaching countryside views and a 12,600 sq ft former agricultural building ideal for storage.
For sale with no onward chain.
The Old Farmhouse, as its name implies was originally a Victorian farmhouse constructed of brick and flint under a slate roof. The property has been altered and adapted over the years and at one time was the local public house. However, many of the original features including sash windows, original floors and fireplaces remain. The accommodation is spacious and versatile with 3 good size reception rooms and a farmhouse kitchen with AGA and vaulted ceiling. The former dairy is currently used as an office but could be utilised for a variety of purposes. On the first floor there are four double bedrooms and a dressing room with potential to create an ensuite bathroom. A capacious roof space could offer the possibility for further development subject to the necessary building and planning consents.
The Old Farmhouse is set back from the road and approached via five bar gates onto a driveway providing parking for several cars. The front garden is walled, predominantely gravelled and stocked with a variety of established plants. The rear garden comprises a paved and gravelled terrace, lawn, mature shrubs and a vegetable garden with greenhouse. A substantial former agricultural building towards the rear of the garden offers enormous potential for a variety of uses. The 12,600 sq ft building has a 3 phase power supply, a concrete floor and is in good condition. In all the grounds extend to approximately 1.089 acres.
Entrance Hall, Drawing Room, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Inner Hall, Utility Room, Office, Cloakroom with Shower, 4 Double Bedrooms, Dressing Room/Bedroom 5, Family Bathroom, Large Outbuilding, Greenhouse.
The property lies on the western edge of the Marshwood Vale, one of the most unspoilt areas in the south west. The countryside is mostly designated an Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty with Pilsdon Penn, the highest hill in Dorset close by. The village supports a village post office/shop, public house, primary school and the Parish Church of St Mary. The flourishing towns of Beaminster, Bridport, Axminster and Crewkerne are all within easy access and offer a wide range of shops and general amenities. The popular coastal resort of Lyme Regis on the famous Jurassic Coast is only 8.5 miles away. Mainline railway stations to London Waterloo (approximately 2.5 hours) are located at Axminster and Crewkerne.
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