Loders, Bridport

£350,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
A charming and much improved end-of-terrace period stone cottage with south-facing gardens and lovely country views. Sitting room, snug, well appointed kitchen, utility room, cloakroom, 2 bedrooms and bathroom. Picturesque village setting. Character features. EPC Band E.

THE PROPERTY

Dormouse Cottage is a charming period cottage which is believed to have origins in the mid 1700s and has a quintessential English country cottage appearance, having part stone and rendered elevations under a slate roof. Under the current ownership the property has been greatly improved and maintained to an exacting standard and is therefore presented in excellent order throughout with excellent modern conveniences including electric night storage heating, replacement double glazed windows and modern fitted kitchen and bathroom suites. These are dovetailed with delightful character features such as white painted exposed beams, an attractive feature fireplace in the sitting room with multi-fuel stove, cottage doors and deep sill windows. Facing south to the rear with glorious views over Boars Barrow Hill, the cottage is currently used as a superb second home and part-time holiday let with a very impressive occupancy rate but would also make a fantastic permanent residence or long-term letting investment in this highly sought after village.

The front door opens into an entrance porch which then leads through into the sitting room where there is a large beamed and stone fireplace with a multi-fuel stove. Adjoining this room is a useful snug/study, ideal for use as an additional reception room for working from home, as well as the kitchen which has been updated under the current ownership with solid oak worktops, fitted wall and base units including pull out larder units and comprehensive appliances including a built-in dishwasher, cooker, induction hob, extractor and built-in fridge-freezer. Also on the ground floor is a cloakroom and a utility/boot room, from which the back door opens to the delightful garden.

From the sitting room a staircase rises to the first floor where there are two bedrooms, one of which benefits from built in storage, along with the family bath/shower room which has also been refurbished under the current ownership.

OUTSIDE

Dormouse Cottage enjoys delightful, south-facing gardens to the rear which provide a lovely setting for relaxing, dining or entertaining outside with the backdrop of the stunning views. Immediately adjoining the rear is a paved patio area with an awning, beyond which are lawned gardens with well-stocked flower and shrub borders. There is also a stone garden store.

SITUATION

Loders is a popular village within the West Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, renowned for its many historic properties, picturesque scenery and strong community with regular events such as an annual fete. Amenities within the village include a primary school, church and pub, with a post office/village shop in neighbouring Bradpole. The sought after market town of Bridport, with its broad variety of shopping, leisure and cultural experiences, is just 2 miles distant. In additional to beautiful countryside walks straight from the doorstep, the village also enjoys close proximity to the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site at West Bay and Burton Bradstock, both of which have glorious beaches and access to the South West Coast Path.

SERVICES

Mains water, drainage and electricity. Electric heating.

VIEWINGS

Strictly by appointment with Stags Bridport office, telephone 01308 428000.

DIRECTIONS

From Bridport town centre follow the A3066 towards Beaminster and turn right by The Kings Head pub, signposted Bradpole. Continue into the village and at the T junction turn right towards Loders. Follow this road for approximately three quarters of a mile and the property can be found on the right-hand side shortly before the Loders Arms.

Arrange viewing 01308 301006

Stags - Bridport

29 South Street, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 3NR

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