5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Grove Lane, Abbotsbury, Weymouth

Guide Price £695,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Pictureaque and peaceful coastal setting
  • Close to excellent village amenities
  • Superbly restored School House
  • Two attaractive Reception Rooms
  • Fabulous Kitchen/Breakfast Room with electric Aga
  • Five Bedrooms over two floors
  • Three Bath/Shower Rooms including two Ensuites
  • Beautifully kept South Facing private gardens

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A SUPERBLY REFURBISHED SCHOOL HOUSE IN THE BEAUTIFUL COASTAL SURROUNDINGS OF THE SWANNERY AT ABBOTSBURY.

This attractive semi-detached stone former schoolhouse has been comprehensively rebuilt and refurbished by the present owners over the last 5 years or so.

The accommodation is beautifully presented and has many old and new features, including natural stone and timber floors, oak doors and exposed beams. The large sitting room has an open fireplace with wood burner. There is a separate dining room and a fabulous modern kitchen with an excellent range of high quality appliances. Upstairs there are three bedrooms and two bath/shower rooms on the first floor and two more bedrooms and an ensuite bathroom in the attic.

The house also benefits from extensive double glazing and modern oil fired heating which make it an easy and economical home to manage. It would be ideal as a local base for Dorchester or Weymouth and is secure and quiet enough to make a lovely coastal country retreat in one of the most attractive parts of the South Coast.

Grove Lane is a quiet backwater only providing access to about half a dozen other houses between the village, the Swannery and the coast (about ½ miles away). The main village and Swannery traffic runs along a parallel lane well away from the cottage.
The south west facing gardens all lie behind the house and can be enjoyed with a high degree of privacy. Immediately behind the house, there is a sunny terrace with access from the kitchen/breakfast room. Beyond that the gardens are largely laid to lawn, with a central water feature and beautifully stocked colourful borders, which run alongside the garden up to a wooded hillside above the property.

The picturesque village of Abbotsbury, famous for the Swannery and Subtropical Gardens, is just a mile inland from the coast at Chesil Beach, a World Heritage Site. It is a thriving community with excellent facilities including shops, pubs and other attractions, and for a wider range of services and amenities it is only short drive to the county town of Dorchester, Georgian Bridport or the seaside town of Weymouth, all within 10miles. To travel further afield the A35 is close by and both Dorchester and Weymouth have mainline railway stations around 2 ½ hours from London Waterloo.


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20 October 2017

Nearest station

  • Upwey (6.0 mi)
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Jackson-Stops, Dorchester

51 High West Street, Dorchester, DT1 1UT

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Jackson-Stops, Dorchester

51 High West Street, Dorchester, DT1 1UT

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Nearest station

  • Upwey (6.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Jackson-Stops, Dorchester

51 High West Street, Dorchester, DT1 1UT

01305 575032 Local call rate

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