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3 bedroom bungalow for sale

Oxbridge, Bridport

Sold STC £449,000

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A particularly spacious detached three bedroom chalet style bungalow set in a peaceful rural hamlet between Bridport and Beaminster surrounded by delightful countryside. No forward chain.

SITUATION:  Furlongs is situated in a glorious rural location in the small hamlet of Oxbridge in an area surrounded by stunning countryside about 2 miles south of the pretty village of Netherbury.  The small hamlet of Waytown is a short distance away and here there is a popular inn the Hare and Hounds.  The nearest town of Beaminster is approximately four miles to the north which has a good range of shops, churches, a library, two schools, a health centre and other professional services together with many social organisations and sporting facilities.  About 4 miles to the south is the larger market town of Bridport and a further mile-and-a-half away is the coast at West Bay with its attractive harbour and 18 hole golf course.  The immediate coastline including Chesil Beach is designated as a World Heritage Site.

Dorchester, the County Town of Dorset, lies about 18 miles to the east and here there is a mainline rail service to London, Waterloo.

THE PROPERTY:  Furlongs comprises an older style detached chalet style bungalow which has been modernised and extended over the years to provide excellent family or retirement accommodation together with a good sized garden and plenty of additional parking for cars, boat etc.

The property features pebble dash and part tile hung elevations under a tiled and insulated roof.  Furlongs provides particularly spacious living accommodation with a large sitting room, an L-shaped kitchen/dining room with oil-fired Rayburn and an adjoining utility room.  There is a spacious hall, two large bedrooms and a bathroom/shower room on the ground floor.  A staircase from the hall leads to a galleried landing and bedroom three with a separate bathroom suite.  Other features include uPVC double-glazed windows, oil-fired central heating and generally the property has been well maintained throughout.

The garden and grounds are a delight with lawned areas, well stocked flower and shrub borders providing a peaceful and secluded site for the dwelling.  In addition there is a gravelled parking area and drive leading to a garage with an adjoining workshop and a separate store. 
DIRECTIONS:  From Bridport take the Beaminster A3066 road for approximately 3 miles, just before reaching the small hamlet of Melplash, Oxbridge will be seen indicated to the left.  Take this turning and proceed down the hill past the post box into the hamlet and Furlongs will be seen on the right hand-side.  

THE ACCOMMODATION comprises the following:
ENTRANCE PORCH with front door leading to:
SPACIOUS HALL:  Radiator, stairs rise to first floor, coats cupboard, two single wall light points.
SITTING ROOM: 8.92m x 3.72m min (29' 3" x 12' 2"min)  enjoying a south and westerly aspect with views over the garden and surrounding countryside, feature fireplace with an enclosed cast iron fire, mantel and surround, double French doors to garden, two radiators.
L-SHAPED KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: 5.43m max x 5.21m max (17' 9" max x 17' 1" max)  well fitted with a range of matching base and eye-level units together with drawers and work surfaces, one-and-a-half bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap, electric cooker panel, Rayburn Royale, oil-fired cooker, thermostat control, built-in store cupboards, tiled splash backs, radiator.
DINING AREA: with a range of matching upright store cupboards and eye-level cupboards with work surface, part-glazed back door to garden.
UTILITY ROOM: 3.35m x 2.14m (11' x 7')   Range of base and eye-level units, single drainer stainless steel sink unit, two plate racks, radiator, part-glazed door to garden, plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher, space for fridge and freezer, built-in store shelves.
BEDROOM 1: 7.40m x 3.03m (24' 3" x 9' 11") Incorporating dressing area with built-in wardrobe cupboards and store cupboards with dressing table recess, radiator.
BEDROOM 2:  4.02m x 3.22m (13' 2" x 10' 6") Radiator, view over garden.
BATHROOM/SHOWER ROOM:  Corner bath, pedestal wash basin, low-level WC, tiled and glazed shower cubicle, airing cupboard with slatted shelves and oil-fired boiler which heats domestic hot water and central heating, two mirrored medicine cabinets, extractor fan, radiator, towel rails.
GALLERIED LANDING with Velux roof light, eaves storage cupboard, wardrobe cupboard, airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and electric immersion heater.
BEDROOM 3: 4.97m x 3.45m (16' 3" x 11' 3")  Radiator, range of wardrobe cupboards and shelving built into the eves, attractive views south over open countryside.
BATHROOM with corner bath, pedestal wash basin, low-level WC, radiator, built-in shelving, extractor fan, attractive view south over open countryside.

Adjoining the lane is an established front hedge and gardens wooden gates give vehicular access to a driveway with parking space for several cars. The driveway leads to the rear of the property where there is a block and timber built garage, workshop and store. 
Single garage: 4.3m x 2.5m (14' 1" x 8' 2")
Adjoining workshop: 4.3m x 2.5m (14' 1" x 8' 2")
Attached store shed: L shaped 4.6m x 3.4m (15' 1" x 11' 1") narrowing to 2.1m (6' 10").
The garden is typical cottage style garden with well stocked flower and shrub borders, patio, and paved pathways, small ornamental ponds, lawned area with established shrubs, trees and flower beds.  In addition there are paved areas at the rear and established boundary fences together with a chicken run, garden shed and a small greenhouse.  The garden enjoys a mainly south and west aspect enjoying a quiet and peaceful setting with views over the surrounding countryside.  

NOTE:  Carpets, curtains and roller blinds are included.

SERVICES:  Mains water and electricity.  Private drainage.  Council Band E.


We disclose a personal interest in this property, the owner being a family member of an employee of Kennedy Estate Agents Limited, Bridport.

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25 October 2017


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