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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Bridport Road, Broadwindsor, Beaminster

Sold STC £485,000

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A well presented detached and extended three bedroom cottage with large double garage/workshop enjoying a peaceful village situation surrounded by its own garden and paddock with far-reaching views of the West Dorset countryside

SITUATION:  Folly Cottage occupies a private south and west facing position on the edge of this popular rural village which has a thriving village church, local pub, village shop, primary school and village hall.  The nearest town of Beaminster lies about 3 miles away with good day to day facilities with the market town of Bridport some 6 miles to the south with its comprehensive range of shops, twice weekly street market, leisure centre with indoor swimming pool and churches of various denominations.

The coastal village of West Bay is about 8 miles to the south with its ancient fishing harbour, golf course and scenic cliff walks along the south and west coastal paths forming part of the Jurassic Coastline.  

THE PROPERTY:  Folly Cottage comprises a detached cottage featuring attractive brick elevations under an insulated slate roof in a glorious edge of village location surrounded by its own land and gardens.  The property has been modernised and extended by the present owners to provide a comfortable home with everyday facilities including uPVC double-glazed windows, modern en-suite and bathroom suite, fitted kitchen breakfast room, downstairs cloakroom and utility room, together with a sitting room with log burning stove leading to an attached conservatory and a separate dining room.
The gardens surround the house and are a major feature of the property.  There are well stocked borders, large lawned areas enjoying a south and west aspect and a fenced paddock together with extensive off-road parking, a detached modern double garage with separate workshop and potential for a room above.  To the south and west of the house there is a small paddock, stock fenced, with vehicular access from the adjoining lane together with a galvanised shed/garage.  In total the garden and paddock extends to approximately 1.16 acres.

DIRECTIONS:  From the centre of Bridport travelling west along West Street at the mini roundabout turn right into North Allington, signposted to Broadwindsor.  Continue for approximately 5 miles north through the village of Salwayash and on approaching the village of Broadwindsor Folly Cottage will be seen on the left hand-side with a cattle grid leading to a large parking area.

THE ACCOMMODATION comprises the following:
UPVC double-glazed front door to:
ENTRANCE LOBBY:  Quarry tile floor, coats and store cupboard, inner door to:
HALL:  Night storage heater, stairs rise to first floor, two wall light points.
CLOAKROOM with low-level WC, wash hand basin, tiled splash backs.
SITTING ROOM:  6.27m x 3.12m (20' 6" x 10' 2"):  Night storage heater, feature brick inglenook style fireplace with inset log burning stove with mantel, store cupboard with shelving, two double wall light points.  Double French doors leading to:
CONSERVATORY: 4.20m x 2.68m (13' 9" x 8' 9"):  Timber built with double-glazed windows and double-glazed French doors to garden, ceramic tiled floor, roof vent, view over garden and surrounding hills.
DINING ROOM:  3.58m x 3.54 (11' 8" x 11' 7"):  Double aspect windows with views over the garden and the surrounding countryside, uPVC double-glazed French doors to garden.
KITCHEN BREAKFAST ROOM:  4.55m x 3.56m (14' 11" x 11' 8"):  Double aspect windows with fine south and westerly views over open countryside, the kitchen is well-fitted with a range of matching base and eye-level units together with drawers and wooden work surfaces, double bowl single drainer enamel sink unit with mixer tap, plumbing for a dishwasher, electric cooker range with stainless steel cooker hood and extractor, night storage heater, quarry tiled floor, larder cupboard and display shelving.
UTILITY ROOM:  3.19m (10' 5") (narrowing to 2.40m (7' 10") x 2.25m (7' 4"):  Well-fitted with a range of matching base and eye-level units together with drawers and work surfaces, single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, upright double store cupboard, plumbing for a washing machine, inset lighting, ceramic tiled floor, under stairs storage cupboard.
LANDING/STUDY AREA: 2.71m x 2.45m (8' 10" x 8') with feature dormer window and night storage heater.
BEDROOM 1:  5.73m x 3.04m (18' 9" x 10'):  Airing cupboard with insulated hot water tank, electric immersion heater and slatted shelves, original pine clad wall and ceiling, three double wardrobe cupboards, views over distant hills
BEDROOM 2:  3.56m x 3.11m (11' 8" x 10' 2"):  Double aspect windows with fine south and westerly views, double wardrobe cupboard.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM with tiled and glazed shower cubicle with Mira electric shower unit, extractor fan, low-level WC, pedestal wash basin, corner mirrored medicine cabinet, Dimplex wall heater.
BEDROOM 3:  3.59m x 3.51m (11' 9" x 11' 6"):  Double aspect windows with fine south and westerly views, wash hand basin.
BATHROOM/SHOWER ROOM comprises of a panelled bath, pedestal wash basin, low-level WC, glazed and tiled shower cubicle with Mira electric shower unit, towel rail, Dimplex wall heater, and feature dormer window.

A gravel driveway leads over a cattle grid to a large parking area and a DETACHED GARAGE AND WORKSHOP(overall measurement) 8.49m x 5.83m (27' 10" x 19' 1") with two up-and-over doors, electric power and light, uPVC double glazed windows, separate workshop area and large loft area under a pitched roof.  Adjoining the garage is a timber green house.

The gardens are a particular feature of the property and have been landscaped with lawned areas interspersed with flower and shrub borders, vegetable garden, and soft fruit section.  The garden is well screened with established hedges, further lawned areas with fruit trees, flowers and raised borders.  There is a more formal garden to the north with established hedging, a TIMBER SUMMER HOUSE 3.04m x 2.42m (10' x 7' 11") and TIMBER SHED 3.0m x 2.36m (9' 10" x 7' 8").  The garden is a typical cottage garden.

There is separate access through a gate to a fenced PADDOCK with a second LARGE SHED 6.26m x 3.64m (20' 6" x 11' 11") suitable as a garage.  In total the garden and paddock extends to approximately 1.16 acres.

SERVICES:  Mains water, electricity, sceptic tank drainage.  Council Tax band C.


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