North Allington

Cottage: 2 beds, 1 shower, 2 receptions

GUIDE PRICE £350,000

Agent Details


Tel: 01308 427329


A fine period detached cottage recently sympathetically extended and renovated together with a good sized garden including a fenced enclosure with outbuildings, located in idyllic location on the northern outskirts of the town. Offers are invited.


SITUATION:  Allington Lane Cottage is located on the lower slope of Allington Hill  adjoining the open countryside on the northern outskirts of the town with direct access to a network of countryside walks.

Bridport affords a wide range of independent shops, businesses and social amenities and has a twice-weekly street market, together with regular farmer's and artisan market.  The town also has the benefit of a good art centre, community theatres, library, modern medical centre and leisure centre with an indoor swimming pool.  The town also plays host to a wide variety of events and festivals, has a well supported U3A group and a wide range of clubs and societies.  

The coast at West Bay lies some 2.5 miles to the south with its fishing harbour, golf course, beaches and access to the South-West Coastal Path across the Jurassic Coastline.

Dorchester, the County Town of Dorset, lies some 16 miles to the east with its mainline rail connection to London, Waterloo.

THE PROPERTY comprises a Listed Grade II period cottage which has recently been sympathetically renovated and extended to accommodate today's modern lifestyle with a prevalence of natural wood throughout including the mainly double-glazed, small-paned casement windows, kitchen fittings and fitted cupboards, shelving and stripped floors.  The property features attractive stone elevations under slated roofs with ornate ridge lines and brick soldier arches above front windows and doors.  There has been much thought and attention to detail with the property and grounds offering the "good life" factor.

There are 2 good sized bedrooms upstairs with a shower room and boarded attic room space ideal for a train set or Scalextric (with fold-down ladder), window and electric provided.  Downstairs, the accommodation affords a sitting room with feature fireplace fitted with a wood burner, a large entrance hall, well-fitted kitchen with bespoke wooden units and Rayburn, a rear lobby/office, utility/cloakroom and a superb dining/entertaining space in a single storey extension with wood burning stove and French doors opening to a wooden sun terrace outside/dining space.

The grounds are very private and afford a sun terrace, formal garden area with an array of shrubs and borders, raised beds and a fenced and gated enclosure with a workshop, greenhouse, garden shed and modern outbuilding which could provide a small animal area.

There is bottle gas central heating, mainly wooden double glazed windows, Rayburn cooker and wood burning stoves to the sitting and dining rooms.

DIRECTIONS:  From the centre of Bridport travelling west to the second mini roundabout, turn right into North Allington.  Proceed to the edge of the town and turn left into Hospital Lane.  Park alongside this road and follow the footpath to Allington Hill.  The property will be found approximately 50 paces up on the left with steps and fence gate to the site.


THE ACCOMMODATION comprises the following:
Locked entrance gate to site within high level fencing providing complete privacy.  Three steps up to:
FRONT GARDEN with gravelled path giving access to:
LEAN-TO OPEN SLATE PORCH with front door.
HALLWAY:  2.91m x 2.13m (9' 6" x 7') with part-glazed door from outside, radiator, stripped wood floor, coat pegs, stairs to first floor with under stairs cupboard, electric meter cupboard.
SITTING ROOM:  3.78m x 3.78m (12' 4" x 12' 4") with attractive fireplace fitted with a multi-fuel stove, radiator, rear and front windows with deep sills, panelled wood partition wall.  
KITCHEN:  3.64m x 3.18m (11' 11" x 10' 5") featuring a wood burning Rayburn cooker, range of solid wood units including a glazed stone sink unit with window to front, solid wood work surfaces extending over base units with integrated fridge and freezer, induction Tella hob unit, double built-in oven and grill, rear window with deep sill/shelf.
REAR LOBBY with built-in dresser unit, window to side, ceramic tiled floors, large beamed archway to dining room.
UTILITY/CLOAKROOM with Vaillant gas-fired boiler, basin and low level WC, work surface extending over plumbing for washing machine.
DINING ROOM:  4.20m x 3.63m (13' 9" x 11' 10") an extension with reclaimed wood floor and double-opening doors leading to outside patio with glazed side panes, feature fireplace with wood burner, stone-effect hearth and wood mantel piece, deep built-in wooden shelves to side recess, radiator, TV point, part wood-panelled wall.
LANDING with wooden staircase and balustrade, stripped wood floor, double-glazed small pane window to north, radiator, loft hatch with folding wooden ladder to:
ATTIC ROOM a very restricted height room with boarded floor and window for natural light-an ideal space for a model railway etc.
SHOWER ROOM with double shower unit, heated towel rail, built-in airing cupboard with shelving and pre-lagged cylinder with immersion heater fitted, low-level WC and basin in vanity unit, wooden cupboards to side, blind fitted to window, tiled surrounds.
BEDROOM 1:  3.54m x 3.19m (11' 7" x 10' 5").  Affording dual aspects with north and west views, large sliding doored wardrobe with built-in shelving/doors, stripped wood floor.
BEDROOM 2:  3.75m x 3.16m (12' 3" x 10' 4") with view to the north over the outskirts of the town and hills.

The rear wall forms the boundary to the rear with the fields behind.

The gardens extend to the front of the property with wooden terraces providing outside dining space and sitting areas.

There are formal garden areas with raised beds, herbaceous borders, lawns with dry stone walling and a gated and fenced enclosure with workshop, tool shed, greenhouse and modern purpose-built store.  This enclosure also has access via double gates from the lane.

The grounds are encompassed with high level wooden fencing ensuring privacy and seclusion.

SERVICES:   Mains electricity, water and drainage.  Gas bottles for central heating and hot water.  Wood burning stoves.  Council Tax Band D.



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