Shedbush Lane, Morcombelake, Dorset, DT6

£875,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A very attractive individual detached character house with extensive gardens and grounds overlooking the National Trust Golden Cap Estate with stunning views to the sea.

SITUATION AND AMENITIES

St Gabriels is situated with the National Trust Golden Cap Estate to the South. The Estate embraces most of the coastal land between Charmouth and Seatown with access to many magnificent walks, including Langdon Hill and Golden Cap. The immediate area is designated as one of Outstanding Natural Beauty and World Heritage coastline known as the Jurassic Coast. Morcombelake is a small village and the amenities include a post office/shop, farm shop, church and village hall together with regular bus services.

 

The villages of Chideock and Charmouth are within only a few miles and located on the World Heritage Coast (the latter with a blue Flag world famous fossil and bathing beach). The thriving market town of Bridport and the historic coastal resort of Lyme Regis are within about 5 miles. There is a main line rail service to London and the West Country from Axminster about 8 miles. Exeter with an International Airport and access to the M5 is within about 36 miles.

DESCRIPTION

St Gabriels is a handsome, individual character house understood to have been built around the 1920's with a whole number of character features typical of the period. The house has brick and pebble dashed colour washed elevations under a tiled roof. Well presented throughout and all the major rooms face South overlooking the delightful gardens and taking advantage of the stunning country and coastal views. Many of the excellent features include mains gas central heating, replacement UPVC windows / doors, well fitted kitchen with NEFF appliances and attractive bathroom and shower rooms, security alarm and PV panels generating a useful income.

 

The extensive gardens and grounds provide a wonderful setting for the property, featuring a stunning ornamental pond with waterfall, well stocked gardens, wooded copse and a large paddock.

OUTSIDE

St Gabriels is set well back and screened from Shedbush Lane, being approached through a 5 bar gate and a long tarmac driveway with plenty of parking and leading to a DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE / WORKSHOP with front and rear remote control roller doors. The drive continues giving access / exit from the east of the plot.

 

There is a brick build SHED/STORE plus WORKSHOP and outside WC.

 

The gardens and grounds lie predominantly to the south of the property and are densely populated with numerous trees and shrubs. There is a large raised paved stone terrace with steps down to the main lawn and there is a small ornamental pond on a slightly higher level. A particular feature is the stunning large ornamental pond with waterfall and colonial hut. The balance of the gardens are also planted with many established trees and includes an orchard.

 

To the south lies a large paddock down to grass and a field gate from the gardens. To the north east corner is a further field gate giving additional vehicular access to the property and gardens via a right-of-way.

SERVICES

Mains electricity gas and water. Private drainage, PV panels.

DIRECTIONS

From Bridport travel west along the A35 to Morcombelake. On reaching the village continue past the Farm Shop and Shedbush Lane will be found after about of a mile on the left just before the post office / shop. Drive down the lane and the entrance to St Gabriels is the first on the left.

LOCAL AUTHORITY

West Dorset District Council

www.dorsetforyou.co.uk

VIEWINGS

Strictly by appointment only through Bridport Stags. Call 01308 428000

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

Arrange viewing 01308 301006

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