Westown, Bothenhampton, Bridport, Dorset, DT6

£630,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A substantial and very impressive detached 1930's house in one of Bridport's top residential roads.

SITUATION AND AMENITIES

Westown is a very sought after, private no through road of just 9 quality individual detached houses, all built at the same time. It lies within the village of Bothenhampton and is well placed within easy reach of local amenities and Bridport town centre. Bothenhampton has a church, village hall and playground. There is a nearby nature reserve giving way to walks across open countryside and to the sea.

 

The vibrant market town of Bridport has a twice weekly market as well as regular farmers' and monthly vintage markets and offers a range of quirky and artisan local shops. Bridport has a thriving music, food, arts and literary community, hosting the Bridport Literary Festival and the lively Bridport Hat Festival to name but a few. There are many cultural and community events to add to the diary along with regular clubs, gigs and activities. Bridport's mainstream amenities include restaurants and hotels, a cinema, art centre and leisure centre, supermarkets, a museum, a health centre and a number of excellent primary schools and secondary schooling. There is good access to the famous Jurassic Coast from the pretty harbour of West Bay with its assortment of pubs and restaurants not to mention the breath-taking coastal path. The surrounding inlets offer a variety of excellent beaches to cater for all tastes in the area, whether you wish to; sail, fish, wander amongst the rock pools at Charmouth or hunt for fossils at Chesil Beach, these popular spots are just a short drive way. The area is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with many pretty walks and bridle ways that allow you to make the most of the gorgeous West Dorset scenery. Dorchester is16 miles away and offers a wider range of amenities and shops with a main line connection to London Waterloo. Weymouth, which hosted the 2012 Olympic sailing, is nearby and the larger cities of Bath or Exeter are easily accessed by road.

 

 

DESCRIPTION

Riddon Green is a very attractive and substantial individual detached house built in 1931. Under the current ownership since 2010 it has been subject to extensive enlargement and refurbishment to a very high standard. The property enjoys a south facing rear aspect and has extensive panoramic views over Bothenhampton to West Bay, Eype, to the church and the well known landmark of Colmers Hill. There is a host of original features typical of its age and type including a mosaic tiled floor to the reception hall, panelled doors, picture rails, bay windows, deep skirting boards and original fire places. The very impressive accommodation features gas central heating (part underfloor), UPVC sealed windows with stained glass features, a well appointed kitchen/breakfast room with extensive units (including John Lewis Hungerford), solid oak work tops, Rayburn cooker range, NEFF gas hob, electric hob, Electrolux electric oven, cooker hood, plus integrated AEG dishwasher and integrated Electrolux fridge and a large modern bathroom/shower room. On the ground floor is a generous reception hall and separate entrance hall, living room with fireplace, separate dining room with fireplace and oak bi-folding doors leading into the stunning orangery. Study/bedroom 4 with solid oak flooring, superb kitchen/breakfast room and utility/cloakroom with potential for a shower. On the first floor there are three double bedrooms with potential to create an en suite shower room and a good sized bathroom/shower room.

 

The house benefits from a superb newly built detached double garage with useful loft room, adjoining car port and workshop.

 

The lovely large south facing garden is a further feature being very well stocked and again enjoying the lovely open views.

OUTSIDE

The detached double garage has a pair of electric remote controlled doors, adjoining car port and workshop. A pull down ladder in the garage gives access to a very useful loft room.

 

The gardens are attractively laid out and very well stocked. The front garden features shrubs and flower beds and there is access to both sides of the house. The rear garden enjoys a good depth and is divided into three areas. Paved raised terrace with water feature leading down to a large lawn surrounded by a whole range of shrub and flower beds. Beyond is a trellis and archway which leads to a second area of garden with a small orchard and raised beds and a quality timber summer house (potential home office) plus cedar wood greenhouse. Hidden behind some hedging are two timber sheds and a compost area.

SERVICES

All main services are connected.

LOCAL AUTHORITY

West Dorset District Council

www.dorsetforyou.gov.uk

DIRECTIONS

From Stags Bridport office proceed south down South Street. At the roundabout take the first exit joining Sea Road south. After a short distance take the first turning right signposted Bothenhampton and after passing Lansdowne Road, take the next right into Westown. Follow the road down and Riddon Green can be found halfway along on the left hand side. POST CODE: DT6 4BQ

VIEWINGS

Strictly by appointment only through Bridport Stags. Call 01308 428000

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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