Semi-Detached House: 4 beds, 1 bath, 1 shower, 2 receptions

GUIDE PRICE £325,000

Agent Details


Tel: 01308 427329


A semi-detached 4 bedroom family village house in good order within walking distance of primary school, allotments and recreational ground, affording a conservatory, family garden with built-in play house, hot tub, garage and parking together with small outbuildings.


SITUATION:  The property is located in an established village development within a few minutes' safe walking distance of an excellent local primary school, recreational ground with play area, cycle route, foot paths, village allotments, local pub with skittle alley, parish church and modern village hall with established junior and senior youth club, WI, short mat bowls club, art group, local history group, etc.  There is also presently a bus service to the St John Colfox secondary school.

The town of Bridport, some 3 miles to the south west, is easily reached by road with its eclectic mix of mainly independent shops, art centre, Electric Palace community theatre, medical centre and dentists' surgeries, library, indoor and outdoor bowls groups, leisure centre with indoor swimming pool and fitness suites, twice-weekly street market and vintage quarter.  The town also hosts many festivals and events including a Hat Festival, Food and Beer Festival, Literary and Music Festivals, regular Farmers' Markets and Artisan Market, Melplash Agricultural Show, Carnival and Torchlight Procession together with Open Studios and a U3A group.

The coastal resort of West Bay gives access to the Jurassic Coastline and South West Coastal Path and also hosts many events throughout the year.  There is an ancient fishing harbour and boating trips offered, gig-rowing club and water sports, together with a Golf Course on the East Cliff.

THE PROPERTY comprises a semi-detached house featuring rendered elevations under a slate roof built in the 1980's but with considerable updating in recent years to provide family-sized accommodation meeting today's lifestyle requirements with double-glazing, wood burner also providing central heating, a garage and large parking area, outbuilding, terraced front garden providing cultivated raised beds and a hot tub area, rear garden affording lawn and terraced area with climbing/playhouse area and a steep bank and path down to the no-through road leading to the recreational field.

The accommodation is arranged on 3 floors with excellent outlook and views facing east/west but with the garden enjoying southerly sunshine for most of the day.  The updated and well presented rooms afford a recently updated kitchen, large lounge/dining room with wood burner also providing heating to radiators, conservatory/sun room with doors opening to the garden, hall with shower room off all on the ground floor.  On the first floor are 3 bedrooms and a bathroom with shower unit and, on the second floor/attic space, there is a large master bedroom with Velux windows enjoying superb views to the hillsides both east and west.

DIRECTIONS:  From the centre of Bridport travelling east to the roundabout, take the A3066 Beaminster Road and, after approximately 3 miles, turn right at The King's Head public house into Village Road.  Proceed to the junction with the Loders Road and turn right to Loders.  Continue into the village and turn left at Loders School into Smishops Lane and take the first turning right into High Acres.  Bear left at the junction and No 38 will be found a short way along on the right hand-side. 


THE ACCOMMODATION comprises the following:
Front stable-type double-glazed entrance door opening to:
KITCHEN:  A newly refurbished kitchen with range of wall mounted and floor units comprising pan drawers and cupboards with work surfaces incorporating an induction hob and cooker hood over, sink unit with mixer tap, built-in oven and grill, integrated fridge, tiled splash backs, ceramic tiled floor, stable-type double glazed door to front garden, concealed ceiling spotlights, ceramic tiled floor, built-in shelved larder cupboard with automatic light.
LOUNGE/DINING ROOM:  An excellent through room with windows to the west and double doors opening to the east into the conservatory, feature stone fireplace and chimney breast incorporating a raised log store with wooden shelf over fitted with a wood burner providing heat to radiators.
CONSERVATORY:  A mainly glazed conservatory enjoying views over the garden to the hillside beyond with central heating radiator and double doors opening to the garden area, enjoying superb views to the east over the lynchet hillside.
MAIN ENTRANCE HALL:  Previous front, double-glazed entrance door now blocked off.  High-level cupboard housing modern electric consumer unit, radiator, telephone point, stairs rising to the first floor.
SHOWER ROOM comprising a shower unit, basin and WC.
BEDROOOM 2:  Overlooking the front garden, radiator.
BEDROOM 3 with front garden aspect, radiator.
BEDROOM 4 with rear garden aspect, radiator.
BATHROOM with large corner bath with Triton shower unit over, basin and WC, airing cupboard with hot water tank, upright towel rail, mirror.
LANDING with stairs rising to the:
MASTER BEDROOM 1 extending almost right across the top of the house with steep roof pitches either side incorporating double-glazed Velux windows affording delightful views across the hills.  Shelved recess to the side of the chimney breast.

The property is approached in effect to the rear of the property as the original frontage was facing east taking full advantage of the views and garden which comprises a mainly level lawn with a wooden platform extension forming a large terrace with wooden fixed children's den/play area.  The garden beyond this drops steeply to the no-through road below leading to the Loders Playing Field. 

This garden enjoys excellent sunshine facing mainly east, also benefiting from the southerly sun and indeed the westerly sun in the evening to the far corner.  There is a pathway to the side leading to the car hard standing and adjacent garage which has a metal up-and-over door and a window for natural light.  The garden is then terraced providing a sectioned garden with a general purpose area, a hot tub area and a raised vegetable bed.  There is also a detached outbuilding  of similar construction to the main house comprising a utility room, workshop and wood store. (The village allotments are a few minutes walk away across the adjoining field.)

SERVICES:  Mains electricity, water and drainage.  Heating is by the wood burner in the lounge.  Council Tax Band C.



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