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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Litton Cheney, Dorset

Offers in Excess of £325,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Sitting room
  • Dining room
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • four bedrooms
  • family bathroom and ensuite
  • Garage and parking
  • South facing garden and a village location.

Full description

An attached converted barn with characterful accommodation and a south facing garden in this popular village. Sitting room, Dining room, Kitchen/breakfast room, Four bedrooms , Family bathroom and en suite. Garage and parking, south facing garden and a village location.

Situation And Amenities - Litton Cheney is a beautiful south-facing village in the picturesque Bride Valley. The village lies within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty just 3 miles from the sea at West Bexington, 6 miles east of Bridport and 9 miles west of Dorchester. The village centres on the local primary school, the White Horse Inn and the community hall which hosts toddler groups, short mat bowls, an occasional cafe, yoga, pilates, painting courses and the renowned Bride Valley Films. Litton Cheney has a twice daily bus service to Bridport and more frequent connections can be made to Weymouth and further west via Portesham (home of the nearest Doctors' surgery). A nearby farm shop at Modbury Farm has wonderful local organic produce and is open every day. There is a post office and village shop in Burton Bradstock as well as the famed Hive Beach cafe. This stretch of World Heritage Coast delivers lovely bathing and fishing beaches and caters well for walkers and equine enthusiasts, having many beautiful paths and bridleways with access to the beaches along this stretch of the Jurassic Coast. The charming market town of Bridport holds twice weekly markets, regular farmers' markets and has a cinema, arts centre, and a newly refurbished large leisure centre. Both Bridport and Dorchester have Waitrose supermarkets. There are a number of excellent primary schools and secondary schools in the area. The village has good road access to the County Town of Dorchester with its mainline rail service to London Waterloo and a variety of amenities including the new Brewery Square.

Description - Townsend Barn is, an attached converted barn which is of stone elevations beneath a slate roof. The conversion was done in the 1980s and there have been later extensions. The property offers deceptively spacious and flexible accommodation with an abundance of character as would be expected from a building of this nature. The accommodation comprises entrance hall, large reception room with a vaulted double height ceiling with two roof lights and fireplace housing a log burner and double doors to a dining room. To one end of the sitting room is an enclosed study area with a loft access hatch. Steps lead from the dining room to the kitchen /breakfast room. Also on the ground floor are two double bedrooms, one of which has an en suite shower room and dressing room and a family bathroom. Stairs lead to the first floor where there is a third double bedroom with south facing balcony and stairs to bedroom four which has a restricted ceiling height and easy access to the loft space. The property occupies a delightful south facing position.

Outside - Townsend Barn has an enclosed south facing garden laid principally to level lawn and bordered by mature shrubs, trees and flowers. The garden offers a good level of privacy, rare in a village home of this type. At the far end of the garden is a detached garage with timber doors under a timber beam and this elevation is in natural stone. Also with light and power connected. A pedestrian gate leads from the garden to the parking area with space for approximately three vehicles. The drive is accessed via Garden Close.

Directions - From our office on South Street proceed north to the traffic lights past Buckydoo Square turning right onto East Street and continue to the roundabout going straight over onto the A35 towards Dorchester. Proceed for approximately 5 miles taking the first turning on the right (Whiteway Cross) signposted Litton Cheney. Go down the hill and at the T junction turn right. Continue into the village and go straight on at the next junction, just past the bus stop. Townsend Barn is on the left after a short distance.

Local Authority - West Dorset District Council
South Walks House,
South Walks Road,
Dorchester
DT1 1UZ
01305 251010

Services - Mains water. Mains drainage. Mains electricity. (electric heating and log burning stove)

Viewings - Strictly by appointment only through Bridport Stags, call 01308 428000

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18 May 2016

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