Rosamond Avenue
Shipton Gorge

Detached House: 4 beds, 2 baths, 1 reception


Agent Details


Tel: 01308 427329


A recently superbly renovated and extended 1960's detached chalet bungalow offering 4 bedrooms with plenty of work/office space in an end of cul-de-sac location affording glorious views with large and well cultivated gardens, garage and parking

SITUATION: The property is located at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac tucked off the village lane adjoining open fields stretching to the hills beyond. The site is very private and tranquil with a wealth of flora and wildlife and beautiful outside space and no traffic noise except from the distanced village lane.

It is just a few minutes' walk to the centre of Shipton Gorge with its Co-operative pub, recreational field, parish church and village hall whilst the coast a Burton Bradstock lies some 1.5 miles to the south with its popular Hive Beach restaurant, pebble beach and walks along the cliffs joining the South West Coastal Path. Burton Bradstock has a village primary school, garage with convenience store, farm shop, further recreational ground, pubs and Church with both villages having active communities and organisations. There are also many scenic countryside walks to be enjoyed.

The market town centre of Bridport lies some 4 miles to the west, Dorchester some 14 miles to the east and Weymouth a similar distance away.

THE PROPERTY comprises essentially a 1960's built bungalow of traditional construction under a tiled roof which has over the last 6 years been extended into the roof space with dormer windows and to the rear providing additional living/working/bedroom space.

Inside the property has benefitted from a quality refurbishment enjoying large picture windows all double-glazed and many capturing the extensive views particularly over the countryside and towards the sea. New floorings have been laid, lighting circuits, superb fitted kitchen with a 4 oven gas-fired Aga, modern bathroom suites, re-decoration, a fine stained glass feature pane adjoining the front door, updated electric consumer unit and very recently fitted mains gas-fired combi boiler to radiators throughout.

The extension to the ground floor accommodation provides additional dining space and the conversion of the roof space provides an oak staircase with matching wooden balustrade rising from the ground floor to a landing, large double bedroom and extensive vaulted craft/office space with shaped windows into the eaves pitch taking full advantage of the countryside views to the hills. There is also a new bathroom upstairs with dormer window to the front.

Extensive well landscaped and well stocked flower gardens extend to the front and mainly to the rear producing a profusion of colour with a walled boundary and triple pond section, "bothy", sitting patios, cultivated fruit and vegetable gardens, greenhouse and detached garage/workshop.

Recessed front PORCH with front door with stained glass side panel opening to the:
ENTRANCE HALL leading to an inner hall with fine wooden staircase and balustrading rising to the first floor with understairs' storage cupboard below. built-in linen cupboard.
SITTING ROOM with feature open fireplace and double aspect windows to the south and west. Wide archway through to the:
KITCHEN/DINING ROOM now providing a lifestyle room very comprehensively fitted with a range of quality cupboards fitted to two recesses and including a slide out pantry cupboard and larder unit. Another cupboard has a power point and extractor for a tumble dryer. A central island provides further floor cupboards, an integrated dishwasher and large stainless steel butler sink with mixer tap. Space for upright fridge/freezer. The heart of the kitchen is the 4 oven gas-fired Aga with hotplate and there is also an electric hob and oven as back-up. Lots of light with windows offering views and space for large refrectory-style dining table. French door to outside patio.
BATHROOM with modern suite comprising a bath with shower over and screen and a pedestal wash basin. Attractively tiled walls with mosaic tiled edging and window to the rear. Older-style electric radiator with towel rail over.
SEPARATE CLOAKROOM with modern suite comprising a toilet and pedestal basin with window to the rear. High level boxed electric consumer unit and meter.
BEDROOM 3/LIBRARY: This room is presently fully fitted with book shelving and has double opening doors to the gardens, bring the outside into this reading/quiet room.
BEDROOM 2 (presently used as a yoga room) offering a double bedroom with large westerly window.
BEDROOM 1: A double bedroom with picture window to the west overlooking the front rose bed to views beyond.
LANDING: A large display landing with window to countryside views and engineered oak flooring and wooden balustrading against the staircase. Ideal for a desk.
BEDROOM 4: A large double bedroom with window to the westerly view with storage recess into the pitch of the roof.
CRAFT ROOM/OFFICE SUITE with pitched limited height ceilings and vaulted extension with shaped glazed panes framing the superb countryside views to the east, window to the south with office space, central column housing the Worcester combi gas-fired boiler and door to:
BATHROOM attractively tiled and with modern white suite comprising a shaped bath with rainwater shower head over, pedestal basin and toilet. Westerly window with venetian blind fitted.
Silavent fan, upright towel rail, medicine cabinet.

The cul-de-sac head extends to the front of the property with one further property accessed and provides parking for 2/3 cars with the DETACHED GARAGE/WORKSHOP set back with parking space in front. A large floral bed to the front of the property abounds with beautiful and scented roses, specimen bushes and plants.

The garden to the rear is well enclosed and stock proof adjoining the open fields beyond and has a partial walled boundary to the north displaying a profusion of climbing roses. There are sitting terraces adjoining the rear elevation, a triple pond, a corner wooden arbour/bothy, small orchard area with fruit trees, cultivated fruit garden and vegetable garden with greenhouse, lawns and access into the BASEMENT/CELLAR ROOM with has limited height but provides excellent storage space.

This is a beautiful garden which is very wildlife friendly and also productive.

SERVICES: Mains water, electricity, drainage and gas. Council Tax Band 'D'.



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