Detached House: 5 beds, 2 baths, 3 receptions

Guide Price £795,000

Agent Details


Tel: 01308 427329

5 bedroom Detached House For Sale in Lindisfarne, Powerstock, Bridport, DT6


A superior village house providing 5 bedrooms, 3 reception room and 2 bathrooms on 3 floors, with delightful gardens extending to approximately one-third of an acre, with glorious countryside views, outbuildings and parking for 2 cars.

SITUATION: The property occupies an elevated position affording magnificent views across the open countryside, along this quiet country lane in the heart of the village of Powerstock with its local pub – The Three Horseshoes, a small primary school, village hall and excellent community spirit. The surrounding area is renowned for scenic footpaths and bridleways with Powerstock Common leading to the ancient hill fort of Eggardon Hill.

The town centre of Bridport lies some 4 miles to the south with its art centre, Electric Palace community theatre/cinema and Leisure Centre with indoor swimming pool, medical centre and dentists’ practices and popular U3A groups. The town has many independent shops, a twice-weekly street market, vintage market and artists’ quadrant and hosts many festivals throughout the year. The historic town of Beaminster is almost equi-distant to the north.

THE PROPERTY: The main part of the property is believed to date from the 1900’s and has a fine prominence with its beautiful mellow stone elevations under a slate roof with mainly stone mullion windows and with decorative carved wood fascias. There is a more modern extension to the rear which blends superbly and is built of local Powerstock stone and inside the rooms flow and carry the same quality fittings and character throughout with high ceilings and all principal window enjoying superb views and in particular look over the delightful well established gardens and magnificent church steeple to the front and across the country landscape beyond.

The property has also been superbly adapted over many years through a growing family and business to meet today’s lifestyle with a modern kitchen, bathroom and shower room and quality wood-effect double-glazed windows. There are electric and gas built-in appliances together with an Aga for cooking, a modern wood-burner to the sitting room, and a recent oil-fired boiler to radiators, ensuring full provision for any eventuality. There is also a 4G telephone mast in the village and broadband well catered for. Storage space and work rooms abound with a basement office, workshop garage, large racked storage/boot room, separate utility room, outdoor shed, trailer store, wood stores and greenhouse.

This is a rare opportunity to purchase a much loved family home of longevity in the same ownership.

DIRECTIONS: From the centre of Bridport travelling East to the roundabout, take the first exit left into Sea Road North (signposted Beaminster). Proceed for approximately 1.5 miles and turn right at the staggered crossroad after the Sir John Colfox School signposted to West Milton. Follow this road through Mangerton and West Milton and turn left just over the river bridge to Powerstock. Proceed into the village and up the hill to the Church. Turn left opposite the Church signposted to Poorton and Lindisfarne will be found a short distance along on the left. (Park in front of the garage door).

THE ACCOMMODATION comprises the following:
MAIN ENTRANCE PORCH with slate roof internally vaulted and wood panelled. Classic wooden entrance door from the front garden and house entrance door which is partly-glazed and has further glazed side panels. This is a superb space to sit inside and enjoy the outside.
ENTRANCE HALL with magnificent panelled wood and balustraded staircase rising to the first floor and original mosaic floor.
SITTING ROOM with large recessed window affording views over the garden to the Church and beyond, feature fireplace fitted with a wood-burner on a stone plinth, with a large raised display cabinet to the one side. Wide archway opening to separate area suitable for a piano and with side window and additional bespoke wood and glazed doors fitted to an arched opening to the:
INNER HALL with good natural light and a narrow-tread staircase leading down to an OFFICE/BASEMENT ROOM with windows for natural light and large radiator.
Formal DINING ROOM with large recessed window to the front enjoying the views, large fireplace opening now providing a display area with a decorative tiled plinth. Ceramic tiled floor and mainly glazed door opening into the:
L-SHAPED BREAKFAST KITCHEN/LIVING ROOM with windows to the front and rear affording a natural flow of light, providing a comprehensively fitted working kitchen with an attractive and useful range of units including pan drawers, wall and floor cupboards including a corner Carousel and upright cleaning cupboard, together with integrated appliances including a fridge/freezer, dishwasher, electric ovens in cupboard housing and with work surfaces incorporating a bottled gas hob and a single drainer stainless steel sink unit. Oil-fired Aga, corner breakfast bar with water de-furring unit in a cupboard underneath. The breakfasting area also provides space for a 6-seater kitchen table and a side section affords a sitting area with built-in pantry cupboard also housing the electric consumer unit. Further mainly glazed door from the hall and door into the:
REAR LOBBY with CLOAKROOM and door to:
UTILITY ROOM adjoining the rear of the property with stable-type wooden door from the roadside flight of steps and affording a sink unit, work surfaces and range of kitchen units and plumbing for washing machine. Leading into a:
BOOT ROOM/STORAGE AREA with part-glazed back door and adjoining window/glazed section affording a large racked storage area and opening to a flight of steps up to the stone and slate built GARAGE (timber front entrance door opening presently 7’ but could be further extended) presently used as a workshop.
LANDING with prominent wood balustrading against the stairs and a picture window to the east with view of the Church spire.
BEDROOM 1 with large recessed window to the fine views to the east and with double-doored wardrobe cupboard with storage cupboards over.
GUEST BEDROOM 2: Another double bedroom with wash basin and fitted double wardrobe with storage cupboards over.
MAIN BATHROOM with large shower cubicle, basin in a vanity unit, WC, marble-effect boarded surrounds and double doors to the large built-in airing cupboard housing the hot water tank and controls. Upright towel rail, obscure-glazed window, matching vinyl flooring and former window opening now providing a niche/shelf.
Two steps from the main landing lead to:
BEDROOM 3: Another double bedroom with windows to the west and north and with a pedestal wash basin and former window opening now a shelved display niche.
BEDROOM 4: Another double bedroom with windows to the south and west.
BEDROOM 5: A single bedroom facing south with shelved partial room division against the wash basin area.
SHOWER ROOM with modern suite comprising a shower unit, basin and WC with attractive tiling.

The gardens are believed to extend to some one-third of an acre and form a triangular plot comprising a raised terraced area for outdoor dining, gently sloping lawns with vegetable/fruit section and compost area, floral and herbaceous areas, fruit trees, a magnificent Mulberry tree and ancient Pine tree. There is a utility area with modern shed, an 8’ x 12’ wooden shed, a secure gated trailer storage area with access off the lane, together with two-year maturing wood storage sheds and the oil-fired boiler is located against the rear wall of the house. The gardens are an absolute delight and enjoy a vast amount of sunshine all day long with superb views beyond.

THE PARKING comprises two car spaces and a pull-in against the garage.

SERVICES: Mains electricity and drainage. The water is supplied and maintained privately by the Mappercombe Estate (as is the whole of Powerstock). The charge for last year wa s£238.00.



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