Cottage: 3 beds, 1 bath, 1 reception

GUIDE PRICE £330,000

Agent Details


Tel: 01308 427329


A well maintained terraced 3 bedroom period cottage in this popular rural village with scenic walks and bridleways, close to the town of Bridport and the West Dorset coastline, with long rear garden, outbuildings and superb views to Boarsbarrow Hill to the south.


SITUATION: No 36 Loders forms part of the village street scene of mainly period properties and in a Conservation Area. The property enjoys a sunny aspect to the rear with attractive views over Boarsbarrow Hill. The village itself has a church, modern village hall, pub, primary school and recreational ground whilst the adjoining village of Uploders has a further pub and chapel. The surrounding countryside is renowned for its outstanding natural beauty and offers many scenic walks and bridleways. The market town of Bridport is about 3 miles to the west and its comprehensive shopping facilities, social amenities and professional offices, including an arts centre, leisure centre with indoor swimming pool and twice-weekly street market. The Jurassic Coastline at West Bay is approximately 5 miles and affords a fishing harbour, golf course and cliff-top walks. 

Dorchester, the County Town of Dorset, lies about 14 miles to the east and here there is a main line rail service to London, Waterloo.

THE PROPERTY: No 36, Loders comprises a well maintained, terraced period cottage featuring stone elevations to the front with rendered and colour washed elevations at the rear, under a slated roof. Over the years the property has been modernised with a modern bathroom/shower room suite, well fitted kitchen and displays many character features including wood-panelled doors and some deep window sills.  There are double-glazed lattice-style windows to the front and rear, a wood burning stove to the living room and modern electric panel heaters. There is also a shared PV panel electric system installed to the roof with a new licence being prepared.

There is a very long enclosed rear garden enjoying a fine open aspect with views over the surrounding countryside, ideal for a pleasure garden and allotment, including a brick built outbuilding, suitable for an outside studio/office or store shed.

DIRECTIONS: From the centre of Bridport travelling east, take the first turning left at the roundabout into Beaminster Road, After approximately 1 mile, turn right at the King's Head pub  Follow the road to the junction and turn right signposted Loders. On entering the village, the property will be seen on the right-hand side beyond the church.


THE ACCOMMODATION comprises the following:
Wooden front door opening to:
ENTRANCE HALL:  Part-exposed stone wall. Tiled flooring.
'L' SHAPED LOUNGE/DINING ROOM6.03m x 4.69m (19' 9" x 15' 4") with bay window to front with deep, tiled display sill and splash backs, electric panel heater, open-tread staircase rising to first floor, fireplace with wood-burner installed, beamed ceiling, laminate floor. The dining area is contained in a side alcove with shelved niche. Step down to:
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM:  5.39m x 1.97m (17' 8" x 6' 5"). Single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, base cupboards and drawers, eye-level wall units, concealed spotlights, ceramic tiled floor, roller blind to window affording views to the wooded hill slope, with deep tiled sill, four ring ceramic hob and built-in oven, washing machine and dishwasher, shelved alcove, space for fridge/freezer. The breakfast area has double doors leading to the outside with a superb southerly outlook over the garden to distant hills and an electric panel heater.
LANDING: Hatch to roof space, night storage heater, wooden ballustrading against stairwell, and quadruple spotlight rail.
BEDROOM 1:  3.09m x 3.88m into doorway (10' 1" x 12' 8"). A double bedroom with curtained wardrobe and shelves, deep window sill to front and electric panel heater.
BEDROOM 2:  2.41m x 3.04m (7' 10" x 10').  Window to rear with deep sill/shelf, triple spotlight and electric panel heater. Lie in bed and look up to the wooded hill!
BEDROOM 3:  3.01m x 2.24m (9' 10" x 7' 4"). Affording a superb view to Boarsbarrow Hill, electric panel heater and laminate floor.
BATHROOM comprising panelled bath with Mira shower unit over, curtain and rail, wash basin and low- level WC, white tiled surrounds, cupboard housing Fortic hot water cylinder with immersion heater fitted, central light, ceramic tiled floor, roller blind to window overlooking trees to the hillside.

There is a paved patio area, together with long rear garden which would provide a pleasure garden and an allotment. It is presently laid to lawn. There is a substantial brick built outbuilding almost mid-way down the garden which could provide a studio/office or store together with a large wooden tool shed.  There is also an old privy. There are delightful views to the wooded Boarsbarrow Hill to the south. Parking is available unrestricted outside/opposite the property. There is little or no main road noise. The property enjoys comparative quietness.

There is a right of way for the benefit of this property around the end of the terrace.

SERVICES: Mains water and drainage and electricity.  PV panels provide electricity with a feed-in tariff which contributes during daylight to the electricity running costs for hot water and heating.



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