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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Seaborough, Beaminster, Dorset, DT8

Guide Price £425,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Sitting room,
  • Dining room,
  • Kitchen breakfast room, Downstairs shower room, Utility and pantry,
  • 3 double bedrooms and a family bathroom.
  • Terraced garden, garage and parking.

Full description

An idyllic rural former lodge with a wealth of character and charm.
Sitting room, dining room, kitchen breakfast room, downstairs shower room, Utility and pantry, 3 double bedrooms and a family bathroom. Terraced garden, garage and parking.

Situation Amenities - East Cottage is situated in the popular village of Seaborough, 3 miles from Broadwindsor in the heart of the West Dorset countryside. The village is in the Dorset AONB(Area of outstanding natural beauty) and there are many footpaths in the vicinity from which to enjoy this lovely landscape. Broadwindsor has a range of facilities including a fantastic community run village shop, church, village hall, a well regarded primary school, public house and a popular craft centre with restaurant. Nearby is Pilsdon Hill, the highest point in Dorset, where superb views can be enjoyed, perfect for a stroll, hike or ride out into the country with many easily accessed paths and bridleways. The nearby town of Beaminster (Hardy's' Emminster') is 4 miles to the east and has a wider range of amenities as well as convenience and bespoke shopping of a surprising variety for a town of its size and a number of renowned popular restaurants, brasseries and a medical centre. The vibrant market town of Bridport lies approximately 8 miles away and has a larger range of shops and services, including a medical centre, secondary schooling, a number of supermarkets (including Waitrose) a bi-weekly market and regular farmers' and vintage markets. The beautiful Jurassic Coast is approximately 9 miles away at the quaint harbour of West Bay with it's assortment of quirky and renowned pubs and restaurants and the breathtaking coastal path on which to walk off Sunday lunch. There are a variety of excellent beaches to cater for all tastes in the area, whether it be bathing, a spot of fishing, rock pooling or a fossil hunt. Crewkerne lies 4 miles to the north with mainline rail services to London and the West Country and the whole area is well supported by good road links.

Description - East Cottage is a substantial period home that dates back many centuries and was built as a Lodge entrance to Seaborough Court yet benefits from not being listed. The house is of stone elevations beneath a tilled roof and offers an abundance of period charm with some of the conveniences of modern living, such as double glazed windows and central heating. The accommodation comprises; porch and entrance porch, dining hall/ reception room two, sitting room with sliding doors to the dining area, a pretty stone fireplace and a multi fuel burner, fitted solid wood kitchen with Aga and plenty of space for a kitchen breakfast table, downstairs shower room, a loo and a sizeable utility and pantry. Upstairs there is a Master bedroom with built in wardrobes and views across the local landscape. Two further bedrooms with built in storage, beams and one having a pretty window seat. There is also a family bathroom. The loft space is sizeable with good head height and could lend itself to further extension (STRC).

Outside - Outside the garden wraps around the property and is set on several levels with steps winding between them. This creates beds of interest and pretty seating areas from which to enjoy the views over the surrounding countryside. The garden is well planted and offers an abundance of mature shrubs, trees and specimen plants. There is an enchanting weeping willow and a prolific apple tree. The house is accessed via gates off a shared drive with a garage and a parking area beyond. East Cottage which has been in the same family since 1972 has a wealth of character but also offers the opportunity for further development should you so wish, all in the most glorious rural setting.

Directions - From Bridport proceed North along the B3162 heading towards Salway Ash. Continue through the village and on into Broadwindsor. On entering the village continue on to the one way system along the B3162 passing the village shop and school. After Approx 3 miles take the first turning to Seaborough (on the right) cross the first crossing and turn left into the village at the next. Carry on up the hill and the property can be found on the left hand side after the entrance to Seaborough Court.

Local Athority - West Dorset District Council
South Walks House,
South Walks Road,
01305 251010

Services - Mains water. Mains electricity. Septic Tank, Oil fired central heating.

Viewings - Strictly by appointment only through Bridport Stags, call 01308 428000.

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Added on Rightmove:
31 March 2017


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