4 bedroom property for saleNorth Allington, Bridport
Sold STC £335,000
A particularly fine Grade II Listed 4 bedroom town house with former garage and a large, beautifully landscaped garden, situated within convenient walking distance of Bridport town centre.
SITUATION: The Old Acquaintance is situated within level walking distance of Bridport town centre. There is a local corner shop close-by and the centre of town lies about half-a-mile's almost level walk away with a range of comprehensive shopping facilities, twice-weekly street market, schools, churches and social amenities including an art centre, theatres and a leisure centre with an indoor swimming pool.
The immediate coastline forms part of the Jurassic Coast renowned as a World Heritage Site. At West Bay some 2 miles due south there is a fishing harbour, golf course and beaches.
Dorchester, the County Town of Dorset, lies about 15 miles to the east where there is a mainline rail service to London, Waterloo.
THE PROPERTY: The Old Acquaintance comprises a fine Grade II Listed town house featuring brick and stone elevations under a new insulated slate roof. The property is a former pub with skittle alley which has been converted into additional accommodation with views overlooking the garden. The property provides extensive living accommodation with 4 bedrooms and contemporary bathroom/shower room on the first floor and, on the ground floor, a separate shower room/WC, fine sitting room with multi-fuel stove, a well fitted kitchen/breakfast room and former skittle alley providing further accommodation, together with a former garage presently used as a store room/utility room. The house contains a wealth of period features typical of its age including some fine fireplaces, exposed floor boards, sash windows and in recent years the property has been modernised to a high standard including re-wiring, plumbing, new central heating system and gas boiler and contemporary bathroom and shower room suites. The property is offered in excellent decorative order and provides extensive living accommodation including the old skittle alley.
A particular feature of the property is the landscaped garden which is well enclosed for privacy and seclusion with some fine well planted borders together with a timber summer house and pergola with decking area.
DIRECTIONS: From the centre of Bridport travelling west to the second mini-roundabout, turn right into North Allington signposted to Salwayash. Proceed for approximately half a mile and the property will be seen on the right-hand side just beyond the corner shop.
THE ACCOMMODATION comprises the following:
Front door with fanlight leading to:
HALL with staircase rising to first floor.
SITTING ROOM: 4.58m x 3.72m (W) (15' x 12' 2"). Fine fireplace with multi-fuel stove, antique wooden fireplace surround and mantle, built-in bookshelves, radiator, under stairs cupboard.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 5.34m x 3.09m (17' 6" x 10' 1"). Custom-built with range of base units, drawers and wooden work surfaces, one-and-half bowl single drainer ceramic sink unit with mixer tap, gas cooker with double oven and four-ring hob, cooker extractor and an integrated dishwasher. Radiator, fine fireplace with antique mantle piece and surround, view over rear garden. Glazed door leading to:
FORMER SKITTLE ALLEY divided into three rooms with pitched ceiling, Velux roof lights, uPVC double glazed windows, oak floor (south and east facing aspect).
STUDIO: 6.10m x 1.99m (20' x 6' 6"). Radiator.
GARDEN ROOM: 8.78m x 2.44m (28' 9" x 8'). Two radiators, French doors to garden.
CONSERVATORY: 2.18m x 1.94m (7' 1" x 6' 4"). French doors to garden.
SHOWER ROOM/WC: Tiled and glazed shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin, low level WC, heated towel rail, electric light and shaver point, Velux roof light.
LANDING: Hatch roof space, exposed floor boards.
BEDROOM 1: 5.07m x 3.14m (16' 7" x 10' 3"). Radiator, exposed floor boards, view over rear garden.
BEDROOM 2: 3.04m x 3.04m (W) (10' x 10' (W). Radiator.
BEDROOM 3: 3.15m x 2.57m (10' 4" x 8' 5"). Radiator, wardrobe cupboard with heated towel rail.
OCCASIONAL BEDROOM 4: 4.51m x 1.94m (14' 9" x 6' 4"). Radiator.
BATHROOM/SHOWER ROOM: Contemporary suite with roll top bath with clawed feet, mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal wash basin, low level WC, glazed and tiled shower cubicle, upright heated towel rail.
FORMER GARAGE presently used as a UTILITY/STORE ROOM 6.60m x 2.59m (21' 7" x 8' 5") with arched double opening doors to the street, large hot water tank, Vaillant gas-fired boiler which heats domestic hot water and central heating, plumbing for a washing machine.
The garden is a delight and a particular feature of the property having been beautifully landscaped and maintained by the present owner.
The garden is level and a typical cottage garden with lawned areas interspersed with well planted flower and shrub borders and sitting areas well enclosed for privacy and seclusion. There is a new timber summer house, a pergola with decking area and a sunken garden with brick and stone floors and a sunken pond and a fine magnolia tree.
SERVICES: All mains services are connected. Gas-fired central heating. Council Tax Band: C.
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