Tatton, Weymouth, Dorset DT3


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  • Bedrooms: 4
Wood Cottage occupies a delightful and peaceful setting on the outskirts of Buckland Ripers with stunning views across its own landscaped gardens and surrounding countryside.

Originally believed to be two farm workers cottages, the property dates back over 200 years and has a host of character features typical of it's age and type. Under the current ownership since 1978, the property has been subject to comprehensive improvement together with a delightful, Hamstone built 2 storey extension completed shortly after acquiring the cottage.

The accommodation is extensive and enjoys stunning views over its own grounds and surrounding countryside and offers an idyllic and peaceful setting.

On the ground floor, an entrance hall with cloakroom leads to a delightful double aspect sitting room with Purbeck stone fireplace and door opening to a conservatory enjoying stunning views over the gardens beyond. There is a double aspect drawing room together with spacious kitchen/dining room fitted with a range of wall and floor cupboards, built in double oven and microwave, integrated dishwasher and fridge, 4 ring hob and extractor.

On the first floor are 4 bedrooms with the 2 main bedrooms enjoying a double aspect and far reaching views. The main bedroom has an en-suite bathroom with a fully tiled, modern white suite together with a separate family shower room.

Outside, the gardens and grounds are a particular feature, extending in all too approximately 3.21 acres. A driveway leads onto a large tarmac driveway with double garage and car port, workshop, woodshed, greenhouse and various outbuildings.

Landscaped gardens extend to the front and side with the main gardens enjoying southerly and west facing views. There are extensive lawned gardens, interspersed with a variety of shrubs, plants and trees leading down to a bluebell wood.

Wood Cottage is situated in an idyllic and picturesque location just beyond the small and quiet village of Buckland Ripers. Conveniently located between Weymouth and Dorchester the village can also be accessed from the coast road which stretches along the stunning World Heritage Jurassic Coastline from Weymouth to Bridport, passing through the villages of Portesham, Burton Bradstock and Abbotsbury and home to both the Abbotsbury Swannery and the Sub Tropical Gardens.

Both the nearby coastal town of Weymouth and the county town of Dorchester offer a comprehensive range of shopping facilities, schools and rail links (including Upwey within 2 miles of the house) to both London Waterloo and Bristol Temple Meads.

Outstanding walking and riding opportunities are enjoyed across the surrounding countryside including the Fleet and Chesil Beach as well as the sandy beaches of Weymouth. A comprehensive range of water sport activities are available at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy. Local golf courses are also within easy reach at Weymouth and Bridport.

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