Nursery Gardens

Detached House: 5 beds, 1 bath, 2 showers, 2 receptions

GUIDE PRICE £460,000

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Tel: 01308 427329

5 bedroom Detached House For Sale in Nursery Gardens, Bridport


A traditionally built detached home with versatile accommodation in a quiet town centre location enjoying superb views, together with garden chalet, parking and integral garage/utility/workshop


SITUATION:  'Carnlough' occupies a corner site within Nursery Gardens, a quiet cul-de-sac in the town centre with an easy level walk to facilities, schools and accessible to good walks along the river and surrounding hillsides.

The town centre is within 0.25 mile almost level walk away with its comprehensive shopping facilities, twice-weekly street market, art centre, Lyric Theatre and Electric Palace Theatre and Cinema, modern medical centre, Millenium green, library, museum, indoor and outdoor bowls clubs, climbing centre, churches of most denominations and leisure centre with indoor swimming pool. 

Bridport is a vibrant hub for all age groups and hosts many events throughout the year including food and beer festivals, hat festival, literacy festival, art celebrations, carnival and torch light procession.  There are fortnightly farmers' and artisan markets, vintage and antique markets and many theatre and musical and opportunities.

The Jurassic Coast at West Bay is reached by road, footpaths and cycle routes and is approximately a mile-and-a-half to the south.  Here there are many renowned restaurants, a playground, boating harbour, golf course and access to the south west coastal paths.

Dorchester, the County Town of Dorset lies some 15 miles to the east and here there is a main line rail service to London, Waterloo.  There is a connecting bus service from Bridport.

THE PROPERTY was built in 1984 and features mainly reconstituted stone elevations under a concrete tiled roof with integral garage/utility/workshop.  The property enjoys modern gas-central heating to radiators with individual thermostats, gas-fired stove to the fireplace in the lounge, double-glazed wooden windows and doors and modern kitchen fittings and bathroom suites, updated hot water cylinder and electronic garage door.  

The accommodation extends to just under 2,000 square feet and offers versatile accommodation for family use or the active retired with visiting family/hobbies, potential for 'granny annex' or paying lodgers.  Presently the accommodation is arranged to offer large entrance hall with cloakroom and study off, well fitted kitchen/breakfast room with doors to outside dining spaces, sitting room with gas stove to fireplace and patio doors to the south and on the first floor two double bedrooms with en-suite shower rooms, two further bedrooms (one with connecting bedroom five), family bathroom and useful landing/sitting areas.  The integral garage provides a utility area/workshop. 

The gardens extend on all sides with driveway affording parking for one vehicle and leading to the garage.  To the east and south sides are entertaining terraces enjoying views and to the west is a formal lawned area with large chalet/studio enjoying easterly views to Bothen Hill in the distance.

DIRECTIONS:  By foot: proceed up Barrack Street and take the third turning right into Nursery Gardens and the property will be found almost immediately on the right hand side.  By car: proceed up the A3066 Bridport to Beaminster road and turn left into St Andrew's Road. Proceed towards the town centre and turn left into Nursery Gardens and 'Carnlough' will be found almost immediately on the right hand side.


THE ACCOMMODATION comprises of the following:-
Main front door with glazed side panels opening to:
SPACIOUS HALL WAY featuring a wooden ballustraded staircase rising to the first floor with cupboard under,
recess with coat hooks, obscure-glazed window to side, Karndean flooring.
CLOAK ROOM comprising corner hand basin with mixer tap, corner WC, towel rail over radiator, extractor fan.
STUDY:  2.3m x 1.7m  (7' 6" x 5' 6") with wooden desk surface and shelving, window to front, radiator.
SITTING ROOM: 6.3m x 4.4m (20' 8" x 14' 5") featuring an attractive brick fireplace with raised brick hearth and gas stove fitted, double-sliding patio doors opening to south facing terrace, additional casement door to outside, 2 radiators.
KITCHEN/DINING ROOM:  6.2m x 3.4m (20' 4" x 11' 1"). A life-style room well fitted with wooden kitchen units and marble-effect work surfaces including glazed display and wall cupboards, base cupboards and drawers, upright cupboard, space for large range cooker, one-and-a-half bowl sink unit, patio door to easterly sun terrace and secondary casement door to west, windows to south, space for dining table and lounge area, ceramic tiled flooring, 2 radiators.  Door and steps down to:
GARAGE/UTILITY/WORKSHOP:  5.9m x 4.2m (19' 4" x 13' 9") with single drainer stainless steel sink unit with work surface extending over, plumbing for washing machine, space for freezers, PV inverter/meters, Glo-warm gas-fired boiler, power points.  Electronic roll-over door.
LANDING with wooden 'minstrel-style' gallery balustrading and natural light source over stair rise.
BEDROOM 1 5.7m x 4.3m (18' 8" x 14' 1"). Eaves pitch to ceiling with dormer window to the north enjoying views to the hills, additional window to the east, alcoved area suitable for double bed, 2 radiators.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM comprising shower cubicle, low level WC and wash basin, up-right towel rail/radiator, obscure-glazed window to rear, tiled flooring and complimenting tiled surrounds.
BEDROOM 2:  4.5m x 3.4m (14' 9" x 11' 1") with walk-in dressing room with electric light fitted. This room faces south with window affording views towards the coast, radiator.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM with fully tiled shower cubicle, corner wash basin and low level WC, up-right radiator/towel rail, shelf, lino flooring, complimenting tiled surrounds.
BEDROOM 4:  3.4m x 2.7m (11' 1" x 8' 10") with window to hillside views, radiator.
INNER LANDING with seating area, hatched roof space, built-in airing cupboard with modern hot water cylinder, radiator.
BEDROOM 3:  3.7m x 2.6m (12' 1" x 8' 6").  Window to hillside views to the north, radiator.  Door to:
BEDROOM 5:  3.7m x 1.8m (12' 1" x 5' 10") with southerly aspect, radiator.
FAMILY BATHROOM comprising bath with shower attachment over and screen wash basin and low level WC with mirror over, shaver point, Velux roof light to ceiling pitch, up-right towel rail/radiator, extractor fan.

OUTSIDE:  There is a paved driveway against the garage door with splayed raised beds adjoining.  To the east side is a wooden platform terrace enjoying sunshine and views, together with another south facing patio for entertaining and also a raised lawned area to the west including a large wooden chalet/store shed ideal for camping/outdoor office space/studio.

High fences provide privacy and seclusion with countryside views to be enjoyed over them.

SERVICES:  All mains services are connected. There are PV Panels to the south side of the roof generating approximately £1,500 per annum feed-in tariff.  Council Tax Band E.



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