A substantial detached home in this coastal position with stunning views and a stroll from the beach. Sea views, 4 bedrooms( 3 balconies), kitchen/breakfast room, dining room, living room. Self contained letting flat, summer house with kitchen. Garage and parking. EPC Band D
SITUATION AND AMENITIES
Wind in the Willows is only a short stroll from Charmouth's unspoilt, fossil rich beach. Charmouth is on the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage site and has a number of popular restaurants and hotels, as well as a good range of shops, services and amenities that include: a butchers, bakers, chemists, a primary school, public houses, churches and a local convenience store. Charmouth is on the school bus route to a leading state school Colyton Grammar (10 miles) and other excellent secondary schools. There is a popular Monday market and many local events to add to the diary. Charmouth itself is positioned between the quaint coastal town of Lyme Regis and the thriving Market town of Bridport. The nearby Lyme Regis has featured in many films over the years and the area makes frequent appearances in the River Cottage programmes. There are a variety of excellent beaches to cater for all tastes in the area, whether you enjoy bathing, a spot of fishing, rock pooling, or a fossil hunt, there is certainly enough to entertain any age. Bridport, 7 miles away, has a twice weekly market, regular farmers' markets and offers a range of quirky and artisan local shops, a vintage quarter and a wider variety of day to day amenities. The area has excellent walking and riding out opportunities which are easily accessible from the property, including the famous coastal path.DESCRIPTION
Wind in the Willows is a unique, substantial detached home in this stunning coastal position a stroll from the beach with views across the countryside and sea beyond. The front door leads to a hallway which has a cloakroom and built in storage cupboard, this then opens up to an open plan drawing room, onto substantial sized sitting room with a open gas fire and a gas stove. The sitting room is very light with three French doors leading onto a large patio and seating area with views across the garden and countryside. There is a good sized, well-appointed kitchen with a gas and electric Britannia cooker and bi fold doors on to another private patio seating area perfect for a morning coffee. Off the kitchen is a door to a good utility area with sink and access to the single integral garage. Stairs lead from the hallway up the stairs to the master bedroom with en suite Jacuzzi bath and balcony with glorious views of the sea and countryside. On this floor are two other good sized double bedrooms, one with en suite and separate shower cubicle again with another private balcony to enjoy the beautiful views. There is also a well-appointed family bathroom on this floor with another Jacuzzi bath and a separate shower cubicle. Also on this level is a door leading to a self-contained area including a well-appointed kitchen and lounge/dining area leading to a master double with its own en suite bathroom with bath and shower overhead. A lovely feature of this room is another private balcony to relax on and enjoy the stunning views. Below the property is a two bedroom ground floor apartment which the current owners holiday let out through Lyme Bay holiday rentals, which is called Willows. The apartment comes with its own kitchen and dining area with lounge and doors leading to its own private patio area and lawn garden. The apartment has use of the two parking spaces to the side of the property. Further details/prices and pictures are available on the Lyme Bay Holidays website.OUTSIDE
The property is approached via a private lane where there is parking at the front of the house and room for two cars to the side of the property, plus a single garage. To the front of the property accessed through the house or via the gate at the side is a beautiful private garden, mainly laid to lawn with two ponds and array of different plants and trees. The garden is very peaceful and private with its own timber cabin which includes a cosy seating area, a shower room and small kitchen perfect for a garden party or a summers evening relaxing. The cabin has a lot of storage above, great for storing kayaks or canoes or any outside garden tools. Throughout the garden there are a lot of different private seating areas and at the far end of the garden there is a wooden gate in the hedge which leads straight down to the sandy beach beyond. A section of the garden is privately hedged off for the apartment to use. However opening the garden up and using it as a whole could be easily done.DIRECTIONS
From our Bridport office on South Street proceed south to the Crown roundabout and take the last exit on to the A35 heading west towards Lyme Regis. Follow along this road through the villages of Morcombelake and Chideock, taking the first turning on the left signposted Charmouth. Continue into the village, and up the high street, turn left onto Lower Sea Lane and follow that road along until you reach a parking area for the beach on your left before the car park. A sharp turning on your left is a private lane called Riverway, follow that and the property is on your right.LOCAL AUTHORITY
West Dorset District Council
South Walks House,
South Walks Road,
All main services are connected.
Please find below web link to Willows apartment.
Strictly by appointment only through Bridport Stags. Call 01308 428000.