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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Ship Knapp, Morcombelake, Dorset, DT6

Offers in Excess of £500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached 2 bedroom bungalow
  • Detached 2 bedroom annexe
  • 3 Stables and a tackroom
  • Ample parking
  • 2.7 Acre paddock
  • Gardens
  • Panoramic views
  • Ideal for a 'Grand Design'(STRC)

Full description

A pair of detached bungalows ripe for redevelopment (STRC) in glorious setting with panoramic views & 2.7 acre paddock. Detached 2 bedroom bungalow, Detached 2 bedroom annexe. Stable block, Ample parking, 2.7 Acre paddock, Gardens, Panoramic views, Ideal for a 'Grand Design'(STRC).

Situation And Amenities - Morcombelake is a popular village situated 4 miles west of Bridport and is the original home of the Moores Biscuit Bakery, makers of the famous Dorset Knob, established in1850. The village has a church dating from 1841, a post office/village shop, the friendly Felicity's farm shop/ cafe and a village hall that plays host to many local events. The village is in an admirable location nestling amidst the rolling West Dorset Hills, a short distance away from the famous and beautiful Jurassic Coast which is a World Heritage Site. The whole area is much loved by avid ramblers and equine enthusiasts offering an unrivalled variety of coastal and inland bridleways and footpaths. Bridport, just a short drive away, also has good access to the coast at the pretty harbour of West Bay with an assortment of pubs and restaurants including the artisan Sladers Yard and the renowned Riverside Restaurant, not to mention the eighteen hole Bridport and West Dorset Golf Club that sits on the edge of the cliffs. This vibrant market town has twice weekly markets as well as regular farmers' and vintage markets and offers a surprising range of independent quirky and artisan local shops. The town has a thriving music, arts and literary community, hosting the Bridport Literary Festival and offering a wealth of events to add to the diary. Bridport's mainstream amenities include restaurants and hotels, a cinema and leisure centre, supermarkets, a museum, a health centre and a number of excellent primary schools and secondary schooling. State and Independent schooling can be found nearby in many of the local villages and at North Perrott, Beaminster, Charmouth or Lyme Regis. Axminster is nine miles to the west providing a mainline railway service to London Waterloo and further west.

Description - Grand View bungalow comprises of a pair of detached bungalows set in this idyllic, yet convenient rural position with simply breathtaking panoramic views across the surrounding Marshwood Vale. The property comprises the main bungalow which is currently arranged as two double bedrooms, sitting/dining room, kitchen and bathroom and the annexe bungalow which has a sitting room/ open plan kitchen, two double bedrooms and a family bathroom. The annexe has been subject to a programme of renovations in recent months. The properties sit on a large plot with an adjacent paddock. This stunning position combined with the size of plot means that Grand View Bungalow lends itself to redevelopment and a potential 'Grand Design' (STRC).

Outside - Grand View Bungalow is approached from the lane via a double five bar gate which leads to a yard with parking and turning space for a number of vehicles. To one side of this is a timber stable block with three loose boxes and a tack room. A five bar gate leads from the stable block to the paddock which totals approximately 2.7 Acres. Both bungalows have private level lawned gardens and are positioned to enjoy the views. The 2 stables are approx 12' x 12' and the other is approx 16' x 12' with tackroom of approx 7' x 12' .

Services - Mains water. Mains electricity. Private drainage. Gas fired central heating.

Directions - From Bridport take the A35 towards Honiton. Pass through Chideok and on to Morcombelake and turn left at Ship Knapp, directly opposite Artwave West. Follow along the lane up a slight hill and Grand View Bungalow is on the right.

Local Authority - West Dorset District Council
South Walks House,
South Walks Road,
01305 251010

Viewings - Strictly by appointment only through Bridport Stags. Call 01308 428000.

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Added on Rightmove:
28 October 2016

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