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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Icen Lane, Shipton Gorge, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 4PW

Sold STC £1,100,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Period 4 reception room, 4 bedroom stone farmhouse (not listed) with scope to modernise and extend
  • Detached 3 bedroom cottage with double garage
  • Consent to build a 3 bedroom cottage (footings in place)
  • Range of predominantly modern farm buildings
  • Pasture, woodland and pond
  • In total about 4.48 hectares (11.07 acres)
  • For Sale as a whole or in 2 Lots

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A detached four bedroom former farmhouse with wonderful views, a detached three-bedroom cottage, consent to build a three bedroom cottage and a range of farm buildings set in 11.07 acres.

For sale as a whole or in 2 lots.

A detached four bedroom former farmhouse with wonderful views, a detached three-bedroom cottage, consent to build a three bedroom cottage and a range of farm buildings set in 11.07 acres.

Lot 1 - £800,000

St Luke's Farmhouse

The farmhouse is a handsome detached Georgian property dating from circa 1737 with later additions and has stone and rendered elevations under a classic slate roof. The property has a huge amount of character including a central hallway laid to flagstones with an archway to its centre, open fireplaces, picture rails, large windows and some painted plank doors. The house however is not listed and therefore could, subject to the obtaining the necessary planning consents, be extended or modified to suit a future owner’s needs. The property has four large living areas on the ground floor complimented by the utility/shower room, with the two south facing rooms having double doors looking out onto the pillared veranda and beyond over the surrounding countryside. Upstairs there are four good bedrooms served by a family bathroom and a family shower room, centred around a spacious landing. The property has gas fired central heating with a modern boiler, many of the windows are uPVC and there is mains gas and private drainage.

There are formal gardens laid to lawn on the South and West side of the house enclosed by low block walls. On the South side of the house there is a covered terrace that makes an ideal entertaining area during the summer months, taking in the sun and views to the sea for much of the day. On the North side of the property there is a large parking area with a gated courtyard close to the house. Behind the parking area there is an attractive stand of trees. NB A public footpath runs through these trees.

The New Cottage

To the east of the farmhouse footings have been put down to construct a three bedroom cottage planning reference 1/D/11/000551.

Farm Buildings.

To the south of the principal dwelling and cottage is a range of predominantly modern construction farm buildings. They comprise:

Stone and brick former stables.
A former dairy with concrete block elevations with exposed A-frame timbers.
A part open fronted machinery store opening to a concrete courtyard facing the house.
A covered yard of timber frame construction with corrugated iron cladding.
A lean-to covered yard.
A steel frame silage barn.
A dutch barn.
An open silage clamp with concrete floor.

The Land

The land is a gently sloping pasture
field which leads down to a mixed broadleaf and conifer wood with a goyle and overgrown pond.
At the entrance to the property is a small mixed stand of trees providing protection and seclusion for the dwellings. In all about 4.48 ha (11.07 acres).

Lot 2 - £300,000

St Luke’s Cottage

The cottage can be divided into three parts. The main body of the cottage has a fully fitted kitchen and dining room on the ground floor with, above, a living room, three bedrooms an en-suite shower room and the family bathroom. From the principal bedroom and the living room there are double doors onto the balcony, which takes in the views. The second part is on the south side of the property where there is a one bedroom annex with a kitchen/living room and a shower room on the ground floor with bedroom above. Thirdly on the north side of the property there is a large double garage equipped with up and over doors, light and power. The property has uPVC double glazing and oil fired central heating. Private drainage

St Luke's Farm lies in an elevated position, with wonderful far-reaching views to the sea across the rolling Dorset countryside. The property lies just 3 miles from the World Heritage Site Jurassic coastline yet within short motoring distance of Bridport to the west and the county town of Dorchester to the east. The former ropemaking town of Bridport is a bustling town with vibrant twice weekly markets with West Bay and a number of notable local beaches just a short distance away. The town has a good selection of public houses, restaurants and shops while further cultural, recreational and shopping opportunities can be found in the county town of Dorchester just 20 minutes’ drive away. Sporting, walking and riding opportunities abound within the area with many walks to be had from the farm itself, while the region is well known for its publicly and privately funded schooling.

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Added on Rightmove:
01 November 2017

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