This is an attached Grade II* Listed portion of a Dorset long house with 1.3 acres of gardens and grounds. Recently renovated, open plan living area, hand built kitchen, 3 bedrooms, Jack and Jill bathroom, extensive gardens with ponds and copse, double garage & parking.
SITUATIONS AND AMENITIES
The property is just 1.6 Miles north of the historic town of Beaminster, Hardy's 'Emminster' in the popular West Dorset countryside. The town has a wide range of amenities with convenience and bespoke shopping of a surprising variety for a town of its size. There is a thriving local community well serviced by the churches, primary and secondary school, public houses, medical centre, dentist surgery, community leisure centre and popular cafes, restaurants and brasseries. There is a wealth of local events and activities to add to the diary and which cater to all tastes. The vibrant market town of Bridport lies approximately eight miles away and has a larger range of shops and services, including a library, art centre, cinema, a number of supermarkets, bi-weekly markets and regular farmers' and vintage markets. The beautiful Jurassic coastline is also approximately just over seven miles away at the quaint harbour of West Bay with its assortment of pubs and restaurants and the breath-taking coastal path. The historic and well regarded Lyme Regis is nearby and the whole coastline provides a variety of excellent beaches for angling enthusiasts, a spot of rock pooling, a fossil hunt or just a swim. The larger centres of Crewkerne and Dorchester are within commuting distances with mainline rail services to London and the West Country and the whole area is well supported by good road links and bus services.DESCRIPTION
A delightful chocolate box' Grade II* Listed cottage set in a convenient position, with beautiful rural views. The property offers light accommodation, and an abundance of character features throughout such as beamed ceilings, stone floors and an original stone fireplace with log burner. The main living area has a wonderful dual aspect 26ft open plan kitchen/living space on the ground floor and it has been designed to offer an easy living feel. The kitchen is well-appointed with a hand built solid wood kitchen with a new electric Aga (available via separate negotiation). The cottage has plenty of storage, and has planning permission for an additional shower room and utility area leading from the lounge patio doors; please see below for the planning details. On the first floor are three bedrooms, including a master bedroom with Jack and Jill bathroom with a new fitted shower suite. There is a further good size double bedroom and a single bedroom. The upstairs accommodation has a lovely light feel and wooden floors throughout, as well as the views to the garden from the landing.OUTSIDE
This property offers a real sense of the good life' and has extensive grounds which total 1.3 acres and include two natural ponds and far reaching countryside views. The property is approached from a shared driveway which leads to a parking and turning area with space for a number of vehicles. The principal gardens and grounds lie to the rear and are accessed from double doors from the living area which open on to a large raised terrace ideally positioned to enjoy the views and alfresco dining. The gardens are laid to level lawn and are interspersed by mature shrubs, trees and flowers with a Silver Birch coppice at the far end. There is a double garage with light and power and there are useful double gates from the side which lead to the grounds, making good access for garden machinery.DIRECTIONS
From our Bridport office on South Street proceed to the Town Hall turning right at the traffic lights on to East Street. Continue to the roundabout taking the first exit onto Sea Road North. Follow along this road out of town and straight across the roundabout onto the Beaminster (A3066) road. Continue through Beaminster towards Mosterton and go through the tunnel. On exiting the tunnel proceed for approximately 1/4 mile and the entrance to 4 South Dibberford is on the right.LOCAL AUTHORITY
West Dorset District Council
Mains electricity. Private drainage. Mains water. Wood Burner and Storage heaters.VIEWINGS
Strictly by appointment only through Bridport Stags. Call 01308 428000.