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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Rodden, Weymouth, Dorset, DT3 4JE

Guide Price £725,000

Property Description

Key features

  • No foward chain
  • Period features throughout
  • Circa 2500 sq ft of accomodation
  • Country views
  • Stunning secluded garden (Just over 1/2 of an acre)
  • Outbuildings including garaging and studio/home office
  • Fenced paddock (Just under 1/2 of an acre)

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An attractive Grade II Listed thatch cottage steeped in history dating back to 1668.

This fine home is set within its own stunning grounds within a picturesque hamlet close to the World Heritage Jurassic Coastline.

The original cottage has been extended over time to provide a spacious interior that mixes a fine blend of period features including flagstone flooring, stone mullion windows, exposed timber beams and fireplaces with more modern kitchen fitments and bathroom facilities.

On the ground floor the front door opens into the entrance hallway, there are doors to a sitting room which enjoys a dual aspect with windows to the front and side, beamed ceiling and fireplace. The dining room also enjoys a dual aspect, beamed ceiling and has a feature stone built inglenook fireplace. Beyond the dining room is a kitchen/breakfast room which is fitted with a range of wall and floor mounted units with work surfaces, sink units, hob, oven and breakfast bar.

The room is bright and enjoys an outlook over the stunning garden with windows and French doors opening onto a sun terrace. At the rear of the house is a spacious drawing room with windows to the sides and rear with the latter having a fixed window seat, the room also has French doors opening into the garden. There is a useful utility room, side porch and cloakroom.

On the first floor the master bedroom is to the front of the house enjoying views over open fields. There are fitted wardrobes and an en-suite shower room. There are four further bedrooms all of which enjoy the stunning scenery surrounding the property as well as a family bathroom with a separate shower unit.

Externally to one side of the house there is forecourt area enclosed by mature shrubs and trees providing ample parking for a number of vehicles. To the other side there is gated access onto a gravelled driveway that leads to a double garage with two sets of double doors, power, lighting and eaves storage. Attached to the garage is a studio/home office.

The private secluded garden is a real feature of this fine home being laid mainly to lawn with a variety of mature shrubs, trees and floral beds. Immediately at the rear of the house there is a stone paved sun terrace. The gardens in all are about just over ½ an acre. There is also useful potting shed, greenhouse and wood store.

To the side of the property is a separate fenced paddock of just under 1/2 of an acre.

The picturesque hamlet of Rodden lies close to the World Heritage Jurassic Coastline which includes Chesil Beach which stretches from Lyme Regis along the coast to the nearby coastal resort of Weymouth.

The neighbouring village of Langton Herring is home to the renowned public house, The Elm Tree and the church of St Peter. Nearby are the picturesque villages of Portesham and Abbotsbury which is famous for its Swannery and Subtropical Gardens.

The County Town of Dorchester can be found within 10 miles and both Weymouth and Dorchester provide rail links to London Waterloo and Bristol Temple Meads. There is a wide range of sporting facilities in the vicinity including golf at Weymouth, Bridport and Dorchester (Came Down) and sailing at Weymouth and Portland.

There is outstanding walking and riding across the surrounding countryside and there is the opportunity to take in the breath taking views in particular along the stunning Jurassic Coastline.


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20 December 2017

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