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3 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Coneygar Lane, Bridport

Sold STC £450,000

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A well presented retro-style three bedroom chalet bungalow in a quiet location and within convenient walking distance of facilities in Bridport town centre enjoying large gardens, extensive parking area, integral garage/workshop and timber garden room.

SITUATION:  No 4, Coneygar Lane comprises a 3 bedroom detached chalet bungalow situated in a private road within convenient walking distance of facilities in the town centre.  Bridport is a prosperous market town with ample facilities catering for every day needs, including a good shopping centre, health and leisure centre with indoor swimming pool, library and schooling, arts centre, vintage and farmers' markets and an excellent range of events including a carnival, beer and food festivals, hat festival, literacy festival and open studios.

The coastal village of West Bay lies some 2 miles to the south and can be walked along the old railway line.  West Bay, recently famed by the Broadchurch TV series affords a fishing harbour, Golf Club on the East Cliff, beaches and the iconic cliffs giving access to the South West Coastal Paths.

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

THE PROPERTY comprises a detached chalet bungalow built in the 1930's featuring brick elevations under a tiled roof.  The present owners have loving refurbished in retro-style and there is an abundance of art-deco features with a prevalence of wood throughout, including replacement wooden double-glazed windows, stripped timber floors, picture rails and original doors.  Kitchen and bathroom facilities are also within keeping.

The accommodation would suit a family or the active retired with a front porch, wide hallway, kitchen with pantry and side door to garden, a long dining/sitting room which can be divided by wooden folding doors with sliding door to the wooden and double-glazed sun room, master bedroom and bathroom on the ground floor.  The integral garage has formerly been used as Bedroom 4 but is now converted into a superb workshop/store.  Upstairs there is a landing double bedroom and a single bedroom with en-suite shower room, the first floor rooms enjoy far-reaching countryside views and a view over the rear garden which comprises paved sitting areas and formal gardens leading to a screened timber garden shed, orchard area and large chalet/studio with double-glazed windows and with the roof extending over a storage area to the rear.  There is an enclosed well-established front garden with gated driveway to the former garage/workshop providing parking.  There is a further piece of land on the opposite side of the lane which presently affords a garden utility area with two further parking bays and would take further vehicles/caravan/boat.

DIRECTIONS:  From the centre of Bridport travelling west along West Street, turn right after the pedestrian crossing into Victoria Grove.  Proceed for approximately 0.75 miles and turn right into Coneygar and the first right into Osbourne Road.  Coneygar Lane is the first turning on the left and No 4 is a short distance on the right.     

THE ACCOMMODATION comprises the following:
Wooden front entrance door opening to:
PORCH with wooden door incorporating a feature glass bottle pane opening to:
ENTRANCE HALL:  A wide hallway allowing a display area, radiator, coat rack, understairs' storage cupboard.  Staircase rising to first floor.
LOUNGE/DINING ROOM extending to 7.72m (25' 3") (overall) x 3.65m (12') (average) with quadruple folding double doors between.  Both areas have original doors from the hallway.
The Lounge Area enjoys a bay window with quarry tiled sill overlooking the garden and an attractive fireplace fitted with a multi-fuel stove with wooden surround and mantel.
The Dining Area has a large sliding door with fixed glazed pane, opening to the: SUN ROOM:  4.04m x 1.89m (13' 3" x 6' 2") with wood panelled wall and fitted seat/storage bunker, wooden double glazed windows and double casement doors opening to the south-facing sun terraces and gardens.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM:  3.64m x 3.54m (11' 11" x 11' 7") with retro-style fittings comprising double and triple base units with cupboards and drawers with wooden work surface extending over plumbing for a washing machine, space for fridge and incorporating an enamel double drainer sink unit, open wall shelf unit and partially glazed wall unit all in keeping.  To the other side of the kitchen is an additional work surface incorporating a free-standing stainless steel cooker unit with double oven and five ring gas hob and corner unit with display shelving.  Built-in shelved pantry with ventilating window and Worcester gas-fired boiler.  Part wood and part quarry tiled floor, part-glazed feature door to hall, window over sink to view of front garden with roller blind fitted, two pendant ceiling light points.  Side lobby with original door to outside.
BATHROOM with white suite comprising pedestal wash basin, low level WC and wood-panelled bath with shower attachment, curtain and rail, tiled surrounds, wooden towel rail above radiator, side shelving over bath, medicine cabinet, large window with dimpled glazing, opening fan light and blind fitted.
BEDROOM 1:  3.96m x 3.36m (13' x 11') plus bay.  Lovely views over rear garden to hillside backdrop.  Feature fireplace surround.
INTEGRAL WORKSHOP/FORMER BEDROOM 4 (with door from hall):  4.51m x 2.53m (14' 9" x 8' 3"):  Originally a garage (latterly a bedroom) and now a well used carpentry workshop.  Range of shelves and work top, electric light and power points, windows to east with blinds fitted, double wooden doors to driveway.
LANDING with window affording good natural light and far-reaching northerly views across open countryside to the hillsides, built-in airing cupboard housing modern hot/cold water tank with back-up immersion heater fitted.
BEDROOM 2:  3.37m x 2.77m (11' x 9' 1") with southerly window overlooking the garden and Coneygar Hill, built-in storage cupboard over stair-rise, eaves cupboard and wooden boarded wall.
BEDROOM 3:  3.48m x 1.57m (11' 5" x 5' 1") with southerly window with similar views, hatch to roof space.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM comprising raised shower cubicle with folding door, power shower and small tiled surrounds to match the Armitage Shanks pedestal basin and low-level WC, raised door to eaves storage cupboard with shelf extending below, Velux window and towel rail.

There is a well-established front garden with side drive to the double wooden doors opening to the workshop affording parking for one car with ornamental wrought iron double gates against the lane.

There is a parcel of land on the opposite side of the lane which presently provides a garden utility area with bins storage, lawn and two gravelled parking bays.  This area offers scope for further parking and would suit a boat or camper van.

There is a good-sized south-facing rear garden which is private and peaceful and fully enclosed with pathways either side of the property.  There are paved sun terraces immediately adjoining the rear with a wider area providing BBQ/dining area with attractive wood store alongside.  Lawns with small trees including a mature magnolia tree lead to a well screened and totally private area where there is a large wooden GARDEN SHED ideal for tools and storage and an orchard area with productive apple/pear trees.  To the west side of this area is a mainly timber and double-glazed GARDEN ROOM 10.0m x 8.0m (32' 9" x 26' 2") under a corrugated roof with double doors opening to one large room measuring some 4.79m x 3.37m (15' 8" x 11') with electric light and power points.  The corrugated roof extends over a useful covered storage area at the rear.

SERVICES:  All mains services connected.  Full gas central heating is provided by a Worcester boiler (approximately 4 years old to radiators throughout with individual thermostats.  Multi-fuel stove in living room.  Council Tax Band E.  Telephone connection.  The access road is a private road (no regular payments made) and the pavement is a council adopted footpath.


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