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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Eype, Bridport, Dorset, DT6

Sold STC £995,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II listed former farmhouse
  • Local beach
  • Views over countryside to the sea
  • 3 reception rooms, snug
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 2 attic rooms
  • Garage with workshop and store
  • Gardens and paddock

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Attractive period stone farmhouse with fine views over the surrounding countryside towards the sea.


Lower Eype Farmhouse is located in the seaside village of Eype which is adjacent to National Trust land and the Jurassic Coastline. There is a local beach for fishing, swimming, dog walking and fossil hunting and West from the beach is the magnificent Golden Cap, the highest cliff on the South Coast. The village has an active community with public house, popular country house hotel, church, art centre, village hall and possible use of swimming pool, gym and tennis courts at the nearby holiday park. There are a number of coastal walks in the vicinity and the nearby town of Bridport has an excellent variety of shopping, educational, recreational and cultural facilities including a Waitrose supermarket, twice weekly open air market and the Electric Palace entertainments venue. There are also a good number of restaurants, hotels, health centre and a number of primary and secondary schools. Other towns of note in the area include the County Town of Dorchester, Beaminster, Lyme Regis and coastal resort of Weymouth, all of which have an excellent variety of facilities. Communications in the area include mainline railway stations at Dorchester and Crewkerne with a regular service to London Waterloo and the A30 provides a route to the A31 and M27/M3 with London and Home Counties beyond. Sporting facilities in the area include horse racing at Exeter, Bath and Wincanton and there are golf courses at West Bay and Lyme Regis.


In sought after picturesque village located close to the Jurassic Coastline.

• Entrance hall
• Sitting room
• Dining room
• Snug
• Kitchen
• Breakfast room
• Utility room
• Ground floor bedroom four with en suite bathroom
• Master bedroom with study
• Two further bedrooms
• Family bathroom
• Music room
• Loft room
• Double open fronted garage with workshop and store
• Courtyard parking area
• Gardens laid to lawn
• Adjoining paddock

Lower Eype Farmhouse has predominantly stone elevations under a thatched and slate roof, is Grade II listed and understood to date back to circa 1690 and was a dairy farm until the late 1980s. The property now has accommodation which includes two reception rooms, breakfast room, kitchen, snug, four bedrooms and two bathrooms. Features include tiled flooring in the breakfast room and kitchen, stone flooring in the hallway and flagstone flooring in the dining room and inner hall. There is also an open fireplace in the sitting room and vaulted ceiling in the snug. The house offers some fine views across the open countryside towards the village and sea beyond and benefits from oil fired central heating and double glazing to the majority of rooms. On the second floor there is a useful attic room, currently used as a music room and access to a large floored loft. The formal gardens surround the property, are predominantly laid to lawn and include an open fronted garage and ample parking. Adjoining the gardens to the North is an area of paddock.

Please see floor plans.

Tarmacadam parking/turning area with adjacent double open fronted garage with inspection pit, workshop and store. The formal gardens are predominantly located to the front and rear of the farmhouse and include lawns, decking area, kitchen garden, brick pathways as well as herbaceous borders. Adjoining the gardens is a paddock laid to pasture.

Purchaser's Note
There is the possibility that further land could be purchased by separate negotiation.

Square Footage: 3,041 sq ft
Acreage: 3 Acres


Drive around the Bridport bypass, signposted to Honiton and you will find a turning on your left hand side signposted to Eype. Proceed into the village and pass The New Inn and take the first right into a No Through lane. Follow the lane around to the right and Lower Eype Farmhouse is at the far end.

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Added on Rightmove:
15 January 2017

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