Loders, Bridport

£1,350,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A very attractive detached stone house with building plot and extensive land of about 41.5 acres occupying a secluded and peaceful setting in a highly sought after, picturesque village.

THE PROPERTY

Westcombe is a very attractive, individual detached house and double garage which was built for the current owners in circa 1995 having natural stone faced elevations. The accommodation is well presented and good sized being reversed, taking advantage of the site and aspect, with one bedroom currently configured as a separate sitting room/kitchenette. The excellent specification includes oil fired central heating with an oil fired Rayburn cooker range, timber and UPVC sealed unit windows, multi fuel stove and a well equipped kitchen with solid oak fronted units plus electric oven and ceramic hob.

OUTSIDE

Westcombe is set well back off the village lane and accessed over a tarmac driveway to the house and beyond a gate onto a gravel driveway leading to the substantial farm buildings/barns/workshop (circa 4,700 sqft) plus a large orchard.

Adjacent to the house there are delightful south facing formal gardens and a second orchard enjoying wonderful views over the village and the surrounding countryside.

There is extensive grazing land which is down to grass and fairly hilly in places with an area of woodland. Panoramic views are enjoyed over West Dorset to West Bay and the sea beyond. No public rights of way cross the land.

THE BUILDING PLOT

Planning permission was granted in October 2020 (application no. WD/D/19/001514) for the replacement of the current farm buildings/barns with a new 3 bedroom detached house and double garage. The proposed design is cottage/character style with natural stone faced elevations.

Proposed accommodation: Ground floor- porch, hall, cloakroom, living room, kitchen/dining room, utility. First floor- principal bedroom with dressing room area and en-suite shower room, two further bedrooms, bathroom/shower room.

AGENTS NOTE

- The land has been let out on a grazing licence to the neighbouring farmer until the end of October 2021.

- See our website for land plans and many additional photographs.

SITUATION

Westcombe occupies a secluded and peaceful setting on the edge of Loders village which lies on the valley of the River Asker. Loders is a highly sought after conservation village, which is well known for its pretty hamstone cottages and has a public house, church, village hall, primary school and playing fields. The immediate area is designated as being one of outstanding natural beauty and there are numerous footpaths giving access to the beautiful countryside and walks along the River Asker.

The thriving Georgian market town of Bridport is only about 3 miles to the east providing excellent shopping and business facilities, together with an arts centre and leisure centre with swimming pool. The beautiful World Heritage coast, known as the Jurassic Coast, is a further one mile at West Bay where there is a picturesque harbour, bathing beaches, golf course and the South West Coastal Paths with stunning clifftop walks.

The larger centres of Dorchester, Yeovil and Weymouth are all within 20-30 minute's driving distance with mainline rail services to London and the West Country

SERVICES

Mains water, drainage and electricity. Oil fired central heating.

COUNCIL TAX BAND

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VIEWINGS

Strictly by appointment with Stags Bridport office, telephone 01308 428000.

DIRECTIONS

From Bridport town centre, follow the A3066 towards Beaminster and turn right by the Kings Head Pub signed Bradpole. Continue into the village and at the T-junction turn right towards Loders. Follow this lane into the village and at the primary school, turn left and the entrance to Westcombe is immediately on the left.

Arrange viewing 01308 301006

Stags - Bridport

29 South Street, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 3NR

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