This property has been removed by the agent. It may be sold or temporarily removed from the market

View similar properties

5 bedroom detached house for sale

Icen Lane, Shipton Gorge, Bridport, Dorset, DT6

Guide Price £1,200,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Contemporary oval house
  • Outstanding rural location with sea views
  • Secluded gardens and grounds
  • Open plan kitchen/dining/family room
  • Playroom and office
  • 5 bedrooms, 2 en suite bathrooms
  • Excellent holiday let potential
  • Detached workshop
  • Delightful gardens, fields and woodland
  • EPC Rating = A

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Individual architect designed contemporary house enjoying an outstanding rural location with spectacular views over the Bride Valley.


Nutmeg House occupies an outstanding rural location on the south eastern side of Shipton Hill with fantastic views over the Bride Valley and surrounding open farmland towards the sea at Burton Bradstock. The location is secluded and elevated offering stunning large sea views. The area is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and includes excellent walking and riding and much of the nearby land is either owned or controlled by the National Trust. The village of Shipton Gorge is within approximately two miles and has a church and public house whilst the nearby village of Burton Bradstock has amenities including post office, farm shop, two public houses, primary school, library, church, petrol station, beaches and restaurants including the famous Hive Beach Cafe. The nearby market town of Bridport, recently voted third most fashionable in the UK by The Times, provides an excellent variety of shopping, including twice weekly renowned market, educational and recreational facilities. Boating is available at West Bay Harbour, three miles away and the National Sailing Academy in Weymouth, seventeen miles and Lyme Regis Sailing Club, thirteen miles. Communications include the A31 to the north at Bere Regis which provides the route to M27/M3 and London Home Counties beyond. There are railway stations with services to London Waterloo available from Dorchester and Crewkerne. Sporting facilities in the area include golf at Weymouth, West Bay, Dorchester and Yeovil, horse racing at Exeter and Bath and water sports can be enjoyed along the Dorset coastline. There are independent schools available at Sherborne, Canford, Perrott Hill and Leweston.


Nutmeg House is a superb oval shaped house with wraparound verandah on the southern face of Shipton Hill with fantastic views over the countryside towards the spectacular Jurassic coastline beyond. The property was designed by award winning architect, Barnaby Gunning of London in 2012. This striking contemporary property, constructed with locally sourced materials and untreated English oak, has been designed to merge with the landscape around it. There is light and spacious accommodation which includes five bedrooms, three bathrooms, a splendid kitchen/dining/family room, playroom, sitting room and office. The house benefits from under floor gas fired central heating with a heat recovery system, solar hot water, sixteen PV panels for electricity on a feed-in tariff and triple glazed Danish window system. The extensive garden and grounds are a further feature being secluded with no immediate neighbours and a useful oval shaped oak clad workshop.

Please see floor plans.

Nutmeg House is approached off a small country lane with a driveway leading up to an extensive parking area with adjacent detached workshop. Gardens and grounds surround the property offering excellent views of the countryside. There are extensive areas of lawn, vegetable garden, bluebell meadows, wild gardens, mixed woodland and an elevated top field with further amazing views towards the coast, perfect for camp fires and outdoor activities.

Square Footage: 3,179 sq ft
Acreage: 4.25 Acres


From Bridport take the A35 towards Dorchester. Proceed for approximately 2 ½ miles taking the first turning on your right after passing the former public house known as The Travellers Rest. Proceed along Icen Lane for approximately 1 mile and the driveway to Nutmeg House will be found on your right hand side.

Post Code DT6 4PP.

More information from this agent

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
12 October 2017

Map & Street View

Disclaimer - Property reference WBS170188. The information displayed about this property comprises a property advertisement. makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. This property advertisement does not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Savills, Wimborne. Please contact the selling agent or developer directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland.

* Average speeds are based on the download speeds of at least 50% of customers at peak time (8pm to 10pm) from packages available on Speed can be affected by a range of technical and environmental factors. The speed you receive where you live may be lower than that listed above. You can check the estimated speed to your property prior to purchasing. Fibre/cable services at your postcode are subject to availability. You can confirm availability on the provider's website. Providers may increase charges. You should have the right to exit your contract without penalty if this happens. The information is provided and maintained by Decision Technologies Limited.

Map data OpenStreetMap contributors.