Bungalow: 3 beds, 1 bath, 2 receptions

Guide Price £340,000

Agent Details


Tel: 01308 427329

3 bedroom Bungalow For Sale in Hawthorne, Salwayash, Bridport, Dorset, DT6


A detached 3 bedroom bungalow affording panoramic views over the Marshwood Vale in the centre of this good community village having been recently substantially renovated and updated for family/active retirement lifestyle

SITUATION: Hawthorn is situated in the centre of the village of Salwayash almost opposite the Village Hall, the venue for many clubs and social events and with its adjoining play area and recreational field. The local pub is also close by and the well reputed primary school within walking distance. The property is set well back from the road and, to the rear, offers a wide-span panoramic view across the Marshwood Vale from Colmers Hill to Lewesdon.

The centre of the town of Bridport lies some 2 miles to the south with its mainly independent shops, popular twice-weekly street market, medical centre, dentists, art centre, Electric Palace community theatre/cinema and leisure centre with indoor swimming pool whilst the coast at West Bay lies some 4 miles distant with fishing harbour, beaches, golf club and access to the Jurassic Coastline and South West Coastal Path.

The town of Beaminster, some 3 miles to the north has a secondary school, independent and convenience shops meeting day-to-day needs and the nearest railway station lies at Crewkerne some 8 miles to the north.

THE PROPERTY comprises a detached bungalow of mainly traditional reconstituted stone and tiled construction occupying an elevated site with steps to the front and a useful level and secluded garden area to the rear adjoining the open fields. Recently the property has undergone extensive renovation and modernisation including a modern electric consumer unit, new boiler and oil tank, new Karndean flooring and carpeting, lighting and internal doors, an ‘L’-shaped kitchen/dining room with mainly integrated appliances, lounge with modern wood-burner, quality sanitary fittings to the bathroom and cloakroom and the property has been mainly re-decorated. The property also benefits from double-glazed windows and doors throughout with a large glazed area to the lounge opening to the rear patio. There are some minor cosmetic finishes to be left to new buyers according to their taste.

Outside, the rear garden is secluded and well enclosed with a sheep field to the rear and has been prepared ready for planting and suitable for some vegetable cultivation. To the front the large parking area leads to a detached single garage which has received approval for extension.

DIRECTIONS: From the centre of Bridport travelling west along West Street, proceed to the second mini-roundabout and turn right to Salwayash. Proceed into the village and the property will be seen just after The Anchor pub on the left-hand side.

THE ACCOMMODATION comprises the following:
An outside flight of steps leads to a pathway to the main door which is situated on the north side and opens to an:
ENTRANCE HALL/LOBBY with doormat carpeting, large coat rack and space for shoes, and open to the:
INNER HALL which has a deep built-in cupboard housing the washing machine and shelving.
LOUNGE with attractive brick fireplace with wooden mantel shelf over and slate hearth fitted with a wood-burning stove. There is a floor-to-ceiling double glazed section and rear wall with sliding door into the garden and affording delightful far-reaching countryside views. Two wall lights and a central ceiling light.
KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: This recently re-structured room is now ‘L’shaped comprising:
Dining Area: Two light funnels to ceiling. Open archway to:
Kitchen Area recently re-fitted with a range of quality units comprising single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, range of wall-mounted cupboards and base cupboards and drawers with wooden worktops extending, incorporating an upright fridge/freezer, dishwasher, Lamona electric cooker, grill and microwave and induction hob with cooker hood over. Windows to the front and side.
BEDROOM 1 with dual aspects and view over the Marshwood Vale.
BEDROOM 2 with dual aspects to the east and north and affording a STUDY area.
BEDROOM 3/OFFICE: Newly decorated and incorporating a deep built-in, double-doored cupboard housing the boiler and Flowmaster hot water cylinder. TV aerial and BT points.
BATHROOM with modern white suite comprising a panelled bath with power shower, pedestal basin and toilet, radiator with towel rail over, obscure-glazed window to the side, medicine cabinet, semi-concealed ceiling spotlights.

The property has a front driveway with two vehicular entrances providing parking for several cars and there is a detached single garage with metal up-and-over door which has, we understand, approval for extension if required.

A flight of concrete steps leads up to the front and side pathways leading to the rear with arched gated entrance way. The side pathway is adjoined by a wide border ready for planting and extends to the rear with wood store and shed, enclosed beds, terrace and lawns with a kennel and shed to the other side. The main garden enjoys much privacy and a good deal of sunshine from the south and west.

SERVICES: Mains water, sewerage and electricity. Oil-fired central heating and wood burner to the lounge. Council Tax Band E.



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