2 bedroom bungalow for sale

Claremont Road, Bridport

Guide Price £320,000

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An elevated semi-detached 2 bedroom bungalow with sun room/occasional bedroom 3, delightful gardens, superb views and private driveway in an elevated position within walking distance of the town centre

SITUATION:  No 31 Claremont Gardens is located in a well established residential area on the northern side of the town.  The property enjoys an elevated position with far-reaching views and a delightful garden. The town centre is a down-hill walk away and affords comprehensive shopping facilities boosted by a twice-weekly street market and offers a wide range of leisure pursuits including a popular U3A Group, art centre and community theatres together with arts and crafts pursuits, choral and orchestral opportunities and a leisure centre with indoor swimming pool.

The coast village of West Bay lies some two miles to the south where there are beaches, an ancient fishing harbour, cliff top golf course and access to the scenic cliff walks which are part of the Jurassic Coastline and which now has World Heritage Status.

The County Town of Dorchester lies some 15 miles to the east with its more comprehensive shopping facilities and a main line rail service to London, Waterloo.

THE PROPERTY dates from the late 60's and features brick elevations under a tiled roof with a sun room/wet room extension under a fibreglass flat roof.  The accommodation is light and spacious enjoying a delightful outlook over the sunny southerly gardens to the wooded hillside beyond and enjoying far reaching views to the west to very distant hillsides.  The property has been considerably updated over the years to include uPVC double-glazed windows, gas central heating and hot water with a combi boiler, updated shower room, cavity wall insulation, modern fitted gas fire to the lounge, some modern kitchen units and PV panels on the roof which produce free electricity during the day and an income.

There is also a sun room with double doors to the garden which has been used recently as a double bedroom and a wet room has been created extending in to the former garage. This room also has a separate door from outside to the front of the property. There is still some garage space suitable for storage of bicycles or motorbikes and this garage has two pedestrian doors from outside as well as the usual garage door to the front.

The gardens are a delight with a new shaped, easy-tread stepped path with handrail down to the front door and a paved drive way to the garage door providing parking.  The rear garden is very private and well established with a number of specimen trees, shrubs and beds together with a large sunny patio, and a back drop of the wooded hillside beyond.

DIRECTIONS:  From the centre of Bridport travelling west along West Street, turn right into Victoria Grove.  Proceed for about half-a-mile and then turn right into Coneygar Lane, then second left into Claremont Road.  Proceed along this road and bear right at the top and number 31 will be found a short distance along on the right hand side. 

THE ACCOMMODATION comprises of the following:-
UPVC part-glazed front door with opening to the:
ENTRANCE HALL which widens out with glazed doors and side pane against the dining area and with a glazed door into the lounge. Radiator, coat rack, upright cupboard housing the modern electric consumer unit, hatch to roof space.
SITTING ROOM:  4.55m x 3.45m (14' 11" x 11' 3").  Featuring the original tiled fireplace surround and hearth, fitted with a coal effect gas fire. Radiator, TV point, Parquet wood block flooring, double sliding patio doors to garden affording a delightful aspect over the garden directly to the wooded hill slope.
KITCHEN/DINER:  4.80m x 3.20m ( 15' 8" x 10' 5").  This room is L-shaped with the dining area affording a large picture window to the views. The kitchen area comprises some modern wall cupboards and floor units with work tops incorporating a single drainer stainless steel sink unit with window above over looking the garden, recess with four ring electric hob with double oven and tiled surrounds, lino floor, concealed ceiling lights.  Door to:
SUN ROOM/OCCASIONAL BEDROOM:  3.74m x 3.07m (12' 3" x 10').  With mainly glazed elevations under a fibre glass flat roof with double doors opening to the sun terrace. Additional single door opening to the front of the property. This room enjoys a southerly aspect over the gardens.
EN-SUITE WET ROOM comprising a shower area, WC and wash basin with fully tiled walls,tiled floor, radiator and floor drainage and an opening window.
BEDROOM 1:  3.97m x 3.35m (13' x 11').  With two substantial double doored wardrobe cupboards, with hanging rails and top and bottom shelves, radiator, window to front.
BEDROOM 2:  3.43m x 2.76m (11' 3" x 9').  Radiator and front window.
SHOWER ROOM comprising large shower cubicle, WC and wash basin, fully tiled walls, opening window, built-in airing cupboard housing the Valliant gas-fired boiler (about 7 years old) which provides central heating and hot water, with slatted shelves, up-right towel rail, window to outside with leaf-glazed pattern.

OUTSIDE The front garden comprises sloping lawns with meandering stepped pathway with hand rail to the front door.  A large paved driveway slopes down to the garage door and provides parking for at least 2 vehicles. The GARAGE measures some 6.05m x 2.52m (19' 10" x 8' 3") overall and has a metal up-and-over front door and a uPVC side door and also a window and a further door to the rear garden.  Some of this garage has been utilised for the provision of the wet room but there is still considerable space for a small car or storage.

The rear garden is completely private and has been well designed for enjoying conservation and wild life without difficulty of maintenance.  Immediately adjoining the property is a large shaped patio/sun terrace enjoying the southerly sunshine and enjoying some superb open views west wards towards the coast and with a back drop of a wooded hill side.  There is a large lawn extending featuring specimen trees and shrubs including an olive tree, mahonia and acacia trees and also an apple tree.  A meandering path way leads to a lower garden section again with further specimen trees and shrubs and cultivated garden areas with lower path way at the bottom.  There are hedge and wooden fence boundaries and the gardens are, without doubt, a selling point.  There is also a timber garden shed.

SERVICES:  Mains water, drainage and electricity.  UPVC double-glazed windows and doors.  Gas central heating to radiators with mainly individual thermostats.  PV panels on the roof provide free electricity during the day time and also an income of some £1,500 a year.  Council tax band C.

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