The Square, Broadwindsor, Beaminster

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
A substantial and very attractive period stone house with cottage annexe and former shop in a popular country village. Grade II Listed.


Fore Place represents a unique opportunity to purchase a beautifully restored stone house in the village of Broadwindsor together with a renovation project and former shop. It is estimated to date back over 100-150 years and has walls of natural stone with brick details under a slate roof. The property is Listed Grade II of architectural or historic importance. Under the current recent family ownership, the property has been subject to extensive and sympathetic refurbishment although the cottage annexe requires comprehensive improvement to bring up to modern day standards.

The house offers well proportioned and extensive accommodation with pleasant views to the front overlooking The Square and to the rear, to the Church Tower. The numerous character style features include sash windows, part belllow radiators, wood panelling, exposed floorboards, high ceilings, stripped pine doors, flagstone flooring to the kitchen, scullery and utility plus attractive fireplaces throughout.

The quality modern bespoke kitchen was installed by Chris Chapman with Quartz style work surfaces plus range cooker, integrated fridge, freezer and dishwasher. The bathroom also boasts attractive period style features with bath with rainfall shower on claw feet and WC with high level system.

The accommodation extends to:

Ground floor- reception hall, living room with large multi fuel boiler stove, kitchen with woodburner, scullery, utility, WC and rear hall.

First floor- landing with boiler cupboard, 4 bedrooms and bathroom. The former shop would be ideal for a whole variety of uses i.e. retail, studio, home office or an additional reception room.

The cottage annexe requires comprehensive refurbishment and again is suitable for a whole variety of uses i.e. additional accommodation within the main house, annexe, long term or holiday letting unit/air bnb. It has its own access off Church Walk and also from the house. The accommodation extends to:

Entrance hall, kitchen, living room, shower room.

First floor 2 bedrooms (2nd bedroom walk through).


There is a small pebbled area to the front providing off road parking for one car. Additional parking is available within The Square. At the rear is a small, well sheltered courtyard arranged on two levels together with a former water pump and small integral store.


Fore Place is pleasantly located within the attractive village square close to all amenities. Broadwindsor village rates highly amongst the many appealing villages close to Beaminster and within the West Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Broadwindsor has much to offer residents of all ages with an active and friendly community and amenities including a well-renowned craft centre, village shop, pub, church, village hall and primary school as well as a broad range of clubs and societies to suit many interests. Charming Beaminster, with its characterful square and comprehensive range of independent shops, restaurants and pubs, is just 2 miles' drive away, and the popular market town of Bridport and the beautiful Jurassic Coast is also easily accessible at 9 miles distant. The town of Crewkerne is also very nearby with mainline station to London Waterloo.


Mains electricity, drainage and water. Electric fired central heating (to the main house only).


Viewings strictly by appointment with Stags Bridport.


From Bridport, follow the A3066 to Beaminster and drive past The Square. Turn left at the mini roundabout towards Broadwindsor. On reaching the village, follow the one way system and at the village square, Fore Place can be seen on the right


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