Axe Valley Close

Detached House: 4 beds, 2 baths, 1 shower, 3 receptions

GUIDE PRICE £490,000

Agent Details


Tel: 01308 427329

4 bedroom Detached House For Sale in Axe Valley Close, Mosterton, Beaminster

Key Features

  • Detached 4/5 bedroom village residence
  • 3 receptions, 3 bathrooms, well fitted kitchen, sun room
  • Delightful aspects and views across adjoining fields
  • Good-sized mature and secluded gardens with orchard, pond and stream
  • 3 bay stable block/workshop and greenhouse, potential annexe
  • Good local village facilities and active community
  • 3 miles to Crewkerne, 4 miles to Beaminster, 9 miles to Bridport
  • Jurassic Coastline approximately 10 miles distant


A fine 4/5 bedroom detached house quietly situated in an end of cul-de-sac location adjoining open fields with a delightful outlook, stream boundary, attached garage, lovely gardens with orchard and 3 bay stable block/workshop


SITUATION:  23 Axe Valley Close is situated well off of the B3066 Beaminster to Crewkerne Road at the very end of Axe Valley Close adjoining open fields to the rear.  A tributary of the river Axe forms the boundary on the south side of this good sized plot and is a feature.

The centre of the village of Mosterton is close-by with its stores, pub, church, village hall, modern primary school with pre-school and a recreational ground.

Crewkerne lies some 3 miles distant with its main line rail service.  Beaminster, for day to day needs, is approximately 3 miles to the south and the market town of Bridport approximately 9 miles away.  The Jurassic Coastline at West Bay is 2 miles further south and offers access to the south west coastal paths and has the benefit of a fishing harbour, golf course, beaches and offers a range of leisure and coastal pursuits.

The property was built in 1974 and comprises a detached house of reconstituted stone construction under a concrete tiled roof with a more recent extension all in keeping.  There has been much improvement over the years and the property now affords 4 bedrooms (master with 4-piece en-suite bathroom) together with a (5-piece) family bathroom.  On the ground floor, the property enjoys a large reception hall with cloak/shower room, a large sitting room with unique central fireplace open to the dining room which has double patio doors to a sunny terrace, adjoining side porch/office (potential bedroom 5), well-fitted kitchen with adjoining breakfast room, sun lounge and garage.

There is also the benefit of double-glazed windows and doors, electric central heating, a superb south-facing outlook over the formal gardens to the fields beyond, an orchard area and former vegetable and fruit garden with irrigation still in place and 2 driveways offering plenty of parking together with 3-bay stable/workshop.

This is a unique opportunity offering so much potential for creating annex accommodation, a separate studio/workshop/garaging unit and horticultural opportunities subject to relevant planning permissions.

DIRECTIONS:  Proceed from Beaminster along the B3066 to Mosterton.  On entering the village, take the fourth turning left into Axe Valley Close.  Proceed straight to the end of the road and No 23 is on the left hand-side.


THE ACCOMMODATION comprises the following:
Front entrance door with double-glazed pane.  Opening to:
ENTRANCE PORCH with electric meters and main door to:
RECEPTION HALL with shaped staircase rising to the first floor and storage cupboard to base, further storage cupboard with double louvred doors, smoke alarm, Karndene flooring, built-in cupboard with louvred door housing Electricare electric boiler providing warm air central heating.
CLOAK/SHOWER ROOM:  Shower cubicle with Mira shower and folding doors, basin in vanity unit and WC, half tiled walls.
SITTING ROOM with central fireplace feature with brick pillars, raised hearth and wooden mantel shelf extending on 3 sides, triple aspects, Karndene flooring, night storage heater, 2 large ceiling light domes.  Archway opening to:
DINING ROOM with double-glazed sliding patio doors opening to a south-facing sun terrace, Karndene flooring, 5- bulb spot light rail to ceiling.  Fully glazed door opening to:
OFFICE/BEDROOM 5 with door to outside, latticed window to south overlooking the garden, night storage heater.
BREAKFAST ROOM (former kitchen) with archway through to kitchen and a large archway leading to:
SUN ROOM/CONSERVATORY with shaped tongue and groove wooden boarded ceiling, 2 large spotlights and floor-to-ceiling glazed panes incorporating double opening doors to the terrace, enjoying a superb southerly outlook over the gardens and fields beyond.  Wall mounted electric heater and separate small arch opening with small tiled sill to:
WELL-FITTED KITCHEN with extensive range of wall and floor units together including a one-and-a-half bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and work surfaces extending over plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, two 5-drawer base units, built-in oven and grill in cupboard housing with extractor hood over, 5-ring electric hob unit, floor to ceiling four-doored unit, shelves, space for fridge/freezer, quarry tiled flooring.  Door to:
GARAGE:  Ideal for conversion to further accommodation.  Interesting wooden mounted wine bottle storage, up-and-over door.
MAIN LANDING built-in airing cupboard with hot water cylinder with dual-immersion heaters fitted and slatted shelves.  Hatch to roof space with fitted ladder, part-boarded for storage.
FAMILY BATHROOM comprising a large panelled bath with mixer tap and, separate shower attachment, WC, wash basin with mixer tap and bidet.  Large lattice, obscure-glazed window to front with roller blind fitted, mainly tiled walls with mirror-tiled section.
BEDROOM 2 with 4 louvred-doored built-in wardrobe cupboard, vanity unit with wash basin and electric convector heater.
BEDROOM 4 with double louvred-door shelved cupboard, double-glazed latticed window overlooking the fields.
BEDROOM 3 with southerly window overlooking the fields, double-doored wardrobe cupboard.
MASTER BEDROOM with bow window and large side window, bedside lights, sunken ceiling lighting, hatch to roof space (no ladder but has light).  Leading to:
EN-SUITE BATHROOM 2 comprising large corner bath with mixer tap, shower cubicle, triple spot light rail, pedestal wash basin, WC, marble-effect tiled floor, obscure-glazed window with Venetian blind fitted.

To the front of the property there is a driveway to the ATTACHED GARAGE providing additional parking for 2 cars.

There is a front garden comprising lawn with mature trees and borders and pathway to the front door.  There is a secondary driveway attractively brick paved with ornate cast iron gates opening to a triple-bay stable block which has 3 stable doors, partitioning and lighting together with a lean-to wooden store shed.

The south-facing rear garden affords a large sun terrace with adjoining lawns and herbaceous beds, a variety of specimen trees, a feature fish pond/rockery, further seating area enjoying views over the adjoining fields and a gateway in the stock-proof fence against a deep-set stream the south boundary. 

To the west side of the property is a fenced off/gated area with small orchard, green house and outbuilding including a substantial 3-bay stable block.  Horticultural hobbies of former owners' once provided vegetable and fruit cages with irrigation system (still in place).  There are several apple trees, a pear and a fig tree. All together the gardens are of a good size, well-landscaped and planted and offer potential for more intensive horticultural uses as well as further development of outbuildings, subject to any necessary planning consents.

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

AGENTS NOTE:  There is also the opportunity to rent land adjoining the boundary at the rear.



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