Rax Lane

Apartment: 1 bed, 1 shower, 1 reception

GUIDE PRICE £150,000

Agent Details


Tel: 01308 427329

1 bedroom Apartment For Sale in Rax Lane, Bridport


A newly converted Eco and wheel chair accessible ground floor flat with private access off Rax Lane and affords entrance hall, living/dining room open plan with well fitted kitchen, 1 bedroom and a shower room. Grade II Listed with character.


SITUATION:  This ground floor flat has a private front door direct onto Rax Lane in the immediate heart of the town centre.  Whilst there is no outside space or car provision, the Millennium Town Gardens are immediately opposite and the public car park a minute's walk away.  This is a quiet side street location yet only a hundred paces from the town centre with its Town Hall/Clock Tower, Art Centre, Electric Palace Community Theatre/Cinema, Lyric Theatre/Cafe, a good range of restaurants, pubs and cafes.

The town affords comprehensive shopping facilities with mainly independent shops, boosted by a twice-weekly street market, vintage and antiques' quarter together with artists' studios/workshops.  There is a museum, local history centre, library modern medical centre, newly refurbished Science Institute providing the latest technology and a Town Square which hosts musical groups and bands.

There are allotment gardens, indoor and outdoor bowls, tennis courts and Leisure Centre with indoor swimming pool and fitness suites.  The U3A groups are over-subscribed and there are many choral, music and theatrical groups.

The coast at West Bay lies some 2 miles to the south with its fishing harbour, beaches, water pursuits and boat trips, access onto the South West coastal paths along the Jurassic coastline, (a designated World Heritage site), together with a golf course on the iconic East Cliff.

There are bus connections from Bridport to the railway station at Dorchester, some 3 hours to London, Waterloo.

THE PROPERTY:  The building comprises an historical flax and sail cloth warehouse dating from the 1800’s which has been newly refurbished to provide 3 apartments in a sympathetic and pioneering project to provide sustainable modern lifestyle alongside preservation of the unique character features this building displays and to comply with Listed Building regulations.  No expense has been spared to ensure innovative technology and low-cost living.

This handsome town property features some fine stone elevations, lime-mortared under a new fibre cement roof. The two flats upstairs are accessed via a communal door off Downes Street whereas this ground floor flat has its own private front door off Rax Lane and enjoys newly inserted Accoya long lasting double-glazed bespoke arch-shaped windows to the front. 

Every attention to detail has been given with modern gas-fired combi-boiler, dimmer switch lighting, a heat recovery system, mainly engineered oak flooring, wired smoke detectors and a well planned fitted kitchen area and wood fibre-board insulation to external walls.

This flat was designed to give wheelchair access and also has high ceilings and glazed internal doors allowing as much as light as possible given the flat faces north.  There are some unique character features including a mosaic-tiled floor to the entrance hall.

DIRECTIONS:  From Bridport Town Hall walk along East Street and take the first turning left (a one-way street).  At the top of the road, turn right into Rax Lane and the front door will be seen immediately on the right.


THE ACCOMMODATION comprises the following:
Private wide wooden front entrance door with two small glazed panes for light, opens to the:
ENTRANCE HALL with attractive mosaic-tiled flooring.  Small-pane glazed doors opening to the bedroom on one side and the living accommodation on the other side and a full door to the shower room.
LIVING/DINING ROOM with KITCHEN:  5.54m x 3.2m (18' 2" x 10' 5"):  An open-plan room with feature, large arched window to the north with radiator under, under stairs' recess with built in cupboard housing recycling facilities and storage space.  Space for dining table/settees.  The kitchen area is well fitted with modern wall and floor units including a one-and-a-half bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit, space for washing machine or dishwasher, work surfaces, integrated electric oven with 4-ring gas hob and space for fridge.
SHOWER ROOM : 2.31m x 2.03m comprising a large shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin and WC, upright towel rail, tiled flooring, attractive mainly tiled walls around and shaver point.
BEDROOM:  3.18m x 3.18m (10' 5" x 10' 5") with feature, large window to the north, radiator, raised trap door to gas meter, former fireplace recess, TV aerial socket and telephone point.

There is no outside space but 'The Millenium' public gardens are just across the road which provide sitting areas.  For parking, there is a public car park very closeby.

TENURE: Newly created lease.



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