Watton Park

Detached House: 4 beds, 1 bath, 3 receptions

GUIDE PRICE £395,000

Agent Details


Tel: 01308 427329

4 bedroom Detached House For Sale in Watton Park, Bridport


A well presented and recently updated detached 4 double bedroom family house with established enclosed rear garden and enjoying far-reaching views within convenient walking distance of facilities in Bridport town centre.


SITUATION:  No 16 Watton Park enjoys an elevated position within easy walking distance of facilities in Bridport town centre and the coast at West Bay.  There are further walks onto Eype Down and the Leisure Centre is very close by with its indoor swimming pool.  A primary school lies lower down the hill and Morrisons Supermarket about a quarter-of-a-mile away.  Bridport is renowned for its mainly independent shops, art centre, Electric Palace community theatre, modern medical practice, dentists' and the town square and Askers Meadows provide the venues for many events and festivals.  The coastal village of West Bay lies approximately 1.5 miles due south giving access to the Jurassic Coastline which has World Heritage status and gives access to the South West coastal path, has a fishing harbour, beaches and golf course on East Cliff.  

Dorchester, the County Town of Dorset, lies about 15 miles to the east where there is a mainline rails service to London, Waterloo.

THE PROPERTY:  No 16 Watton Park was built in the late 70's/early 80's and comprises a detached house featuring brick and tile hung elevations under a tiled, lined and fully insulated roof.   The present owners have been in residence for 25 years and during this time have converted the former garage, firstly into a bedroom space and more recently into a kitchen extension providing a comprehensive range of kitchen units including white goods and a large dining area suitable for family entertaining. There is also a modern bathroom suite including both bath and shower cubicle, cavity wall insulation, a new electric consumer unit, replacement gas-fired boiler and new radiators both upstairs and downstairs (except the conservatory) and solid oak flooring throughout the ground floor.  The property is also double-glazed throughout including the spacious conservatory.  

The accommodation is versatile and well designed for family lifestyle presently providing excellent entertaining space on the ground floor with 4 double bedrooms and a modern bath/shower room on the first floor.

Outside there is a delightful small front garden with a pond and parking space in front of the former garage and an enclosed private rear garden with various areas for sitting out and well established plants and shrubs.  This is a small cul-de-sac development and the houses here are renowned as being suitable for family life through to later years.
Hence, the property should appeal to a growing family or a retired couple with visiting family.

Early inspection is recommended. There is no forward chain.

DIRECTIONS:  From the centre of Bridport travelling south along South Street to the traffic lights adjacent to Palmers Brewery, turn right into Skilling Hill Road. Take the first turning on the left towards the Leisure Centre and the turning to Watton Park is the first on the right.  No 16 is situated towards the top of the cul-de-sac on the right-hand side.  


THE ACCOMMODATION comprises the following:-
Main front entrance door opening to:
LEAN-TO PORCH with glazed panes and opening window with part-stained glass.
ENTRANCE DOOR with matching glazed side panels opening to:
ENTRANCE HALL with staircase rising to the first floor with wooden balustrading, built-in storage cupboard for coats, shoes etc.
CLOAKROOM with low level WC and washbasin with cupboards under and obscured glazed window.
SITTING ROOM with gas-fire fitted to a reconstituted stone fireplace with wooden mantel, front window and large double-glazed sliding doors to the conservatory.  Partial room division with brick pillars and wooden beam over, dado rail, two radiators.
SPACIOUS CONSERVATORY with part walls and glazed sections with opening windows and double doors leading out to the rear garden.  Radiator, ceramic tiled floor.
The kitchen area now extends into the former garage and is fitted with a wide range of wall units and base cupboards and drawers with work surface extending and incorporating a large gas cooker range with extractor fan canopy over, tumble drier, dish washer, large upright double fridge/freezer, sink unit with window above overlooking the rear garden, tiled surrounds and three lighting circuits with sunken ceiling lights.
Dining area suitable for seating 10 people with double-opening doors to the garden, a deep cupboard under the stairs, small hatch to alcove suitable for a television, double-doored serving hatch behind the mirror opening into the sitting room.
LANDING:  Built-in airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder with immersion heater fitted.  Hatch to roof space.  
BEDROOM 1:  Facing south with radiator under the window, range of fitted bedroom furniture comprising cupboards and display shelves and set of drawers together with a free standing matching double-wardrobe and further chest of drawers, radiator.
BEDROOM 2 with window affording views across the town to St Mary's church spire and the hills beyond, radiator.
BEDROOM 3 with window to south, radiator.
BEDROOM 4:  Facing south with deep built-in wardrobe cupboard, radiator.
BATHROOM  with luxury white modern suite comprising a free standing roll-top bath with central mixer tap, oblong-shaped basin with matching mixer tap set on to a double drawered wooden unit, close-coupled WC and separate shower unit.  Heated upright towel rail, oak flooring, attractive fully tiled walls, inset ceiling spotlights.

OUTSIDE: There is a driveway in front of the former garage providing parking for one vehicle with small garden area adjoining including a pond.

To the rear of the property the garden is divided into a patchwork of areas providing a courtyard section, a raised platform providing a seating area and an arbour adorned with clematis and climbing roses.  There are further climbing plants again with David Austin roses.  A wooden fence separates this area from a paved section with corner wooden chalet providing a summer house/tool shed.  There is also a small lawned area with wide herbaceous borders featuring a wide selection of plants and established shrubs and bushes.

There are gated pathways to both sides of the property providing security and access to the front.  There is also a wooden pedestrian gate out of the rear garden giving access directly on to Skilling Hill Road for a quicker foot way into the town centre.  

SERVICES:  All mains services are connected.  Gas-fired central heating. Telephone point and WiFi.  There is an aerial box in the attic with televisions wired into the lounge and dining room. There are 2 smart meters. Council Tax Band E.



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