4 bedroom detached house for sale

Delapre Gardens, Bridport

Sold STC £995,000

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Quite rightly regarded as one of the finest town houses in Bridport this is a superb detached 4/5 bedroom contemporary house quietly located with a private landscaped garden enjoying fine town and countryside views a short distance from the town centre

SITUATION:  No 2 Delapre Gardens is situated in a small, private no-through road enjoying a fine elevated site, with far-reaching countryside and coastal views, within a few minutes walking distance of facilities in the town centre.  Bridport is an active market town set in an area designated as one of outstanding natural beauty.  The town offers a comprehensive range of shopping facilities with a twice weekly street market and vintage market, professional services, schools, recreational and social amenities and a well-equipped leisure centre with an indoor swimming pool.

The famous West Dorset Coastline renowned as being part of the Jurassic Coast with World Heritage Status lies about 1.5 miles south. At West Bay, there is an ancient fishing harbour, 18 hole golf course on the East Cliff and walks along the coastal path surrounded by National Trust land.

Dorchester, the County Town of Dorset, lies about 15 miles to the east and here there is a mainline rail service to London, Waterloo.

THE PROPERTY:  No 2 Delapre Gardens is a unique detached contemporary house of quality, recently renovated and extended to an exceptional standard throughout.  The property enjoys a mainly south and east aspect with far-reaching views over the town to the sea and coast.  The property dates from the early 1950's and has been completely transformed to an exceptionally high standard into a fine contemporary house of quality, surrounded by a beautifully landscaped garden, with a newly built detached double garage with studio/store room above which has the potential to provide a separate annex.

All the rooms are well proportioned with good ceiling height and fitted to a luxury standard including a light and spacious hall with glass balustrade, with oak hand rail leading to the first floor, with an impressive vaulted ceiling, stunning modern drop chandelier above which are remote operated sky lights with rain sensors.  There is a fine sitting room with a feature bay window leading to a dining room with bi-folding patio doors opening to the rear terrace. The beautifully crafted and equipped kitchen/breakfast room has granite work surfaces and integrated appliances, and opens into a living room with bi-folding patio doors opening onto a large paved patio area.  In addition, there is a drawing room with a feature bay window and an adjoining shower room/WC. This has the potential to be used as a 5th bedroom suite. On the first floor there is a light and spacious landing with vaulted ceiling, a large master bedroom with dressing area and en-suite bathroom/shower room, three further double bedrooms one with en-suite, plus a family bathroom. All the bathrooms are fitted with granite tiles, contemporary sanitary-ware and inset low voltage lighting throughout. All the bedrooms have fitted wardrobes. There is also some plinth lighting which is an attractive feature. 

The property has been totally refurbished inside and out with new gas central heating with modern under-floor heating on the ground floor, uPVC double glazed Heavers windows and doors, electrical rewiring and complete re-decoration.

DIRECTIONS:  From Bridport Town Hall proceed along East Street and at the roundabout take the first exit signposted Sea Road North.  Continue along this road taking the first turning left into St Andrews Road and continue for approximately 0.25 of a mile.  The entrance to Delapre Gardens will be seen on the right hand-side, the property is directly in front of you. 

THE ACCOMMODATION comprises the following:
GROUND FLOOR
Door to ENTRANCE LOBBY leading to:
HALL:  Double coats cupboard and under stairs storage area, staircase rises to first floor.
SITTING ROOM:  5.08m x 4.17m (16' 7" x 13' 8") with feature Bay window, fine Portland stone fireplace with Jetmaster grate.  Leading through to:
DINING ROOM 4.17m x 3.56m (13' 8" x 11' 8") with bi-folding patio doors to garden.  Leading through to:
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 4.72m x 3.66m (15' 5" x 12')  Particularly well-fitted with an extensive range of matching base and eye-level units, drawers and granite work surfaces, one-and-a-half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, breakfast bar, integrated fridge, dishwasher and washing machine with tumble dryer, upright fridge and freezer, five ring gas hob with stainless steel cooker hood and extractor, two electric fan ovens with grill and microwave, extractor fan.  Leading through to:
LIVING ROOM:  6.11m x 4.10m (20' x 13' 5") with bi-folding doors leading to sun balcony.
DRAWING ROOM or BEDROOM 5:  4.12m x 4.11m (13' 6" x 13' 5") with feature Bay window, enjoying far-reaching town and countryside views.
SHOWER ROOM/WC:  Tiled and glazed shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin, low-level WC.
FIRST FLOOR
LANDING with feature vaulted ceiling, hatch to roof space with wooden retractable ladder, boarded, with electric light, useful storage area, gas-fired Vaillant.
MASTER BEDROOM:  6.51m x 4.13m (21' 4" x 13' 6"):  Feature Bay window, fine view over Bridport to the sea and coast, two wardrobe cupboards, sound system.
EN-SUITE BATHROOM/SHOWER ROOM:  Large glazed and tiled shower cubicle, large bath, pedestal wash basin, low-level WC with concealed cistern.
BEDROOM 2:  5.64m x 4.17m (18' 6" x 13' 8"):  Feature Bay window with quality wardrobe cupboards, fine view over Bridport and the surrounding countryside.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM:  Large contemporary shower cubicle, vanity unit with inset wash basin and WC.
BEDROOM 3:  4.17m x 3.56m (13' 8" x 11' 8"):  Double wardrobe cupboard with dressing table, view over rear garden.
BEDROOM 4:  4.47m x 3.60m (14' 7" x 11' 9"):  Double wardrobe cupboard with dressing table, view over rear garden.
FAMILY BATHROOM:  Huge walk in glazed and tiled shower cubicle, large bath, vanity unit with inset wash basin, low-level WC with concealed cistern.

OUTSIDE
There is a bonded resin surfaced driveway to the side with extensive parking leading to a newly built DOUBLE GARAGE 6.73m x 5.58m (22' x 18' 3") with a remotely operated up-and-over door and pedestrian side door and a wooden retractable ladder leading to STUDIO/STORE ROOM 6.56m x 3.17m (21' 6" x 10' 4").  This could provide annex accommodation if required subject to the usual planning permissions.  

The garden is a particular feature and completely surrounds the property, it is well enclosed for privacy and has been beautifully planted and landscaped by the present owners. There are large paved terraces to the side and rear of the house opening from the kitchen and dining rooms. A fine water feature with statue is flanked by steps with glass and steel balustrades leading up to an enclosed rear garden enjoying far-reaching views. Wide lawns with sweeping stone steps divide a cultivated vegetable garden, workshop and green house from an additional sheltered seating area at the top of the garden and an attractive swing seat flanked by densely planted beds of choice trees shrubs and perennials enjoys views across the gardens to the hills beyond. 

SERVICES:  All mains services are connected.  Gas-fired central heating.  Council Tax Band F.

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