Rodden, Weymouth, Dorset DT3

£695,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
An impressive, individual detached house delightfully situated in this peaceful hamlet close to the Jurassic coast.

The original property dates from the 1920's with brick and stone faced elevations under a slate roof and substantially extended around 15 years ago, providing spacious and well-proportioned accommodation throughout.

On the ground floor, a useful entrance porch leads into a welcoming reception hall. The ground floor comprises of 3 reception rooms. The sitting room offers a delightful light and spacious room with dual aspect windows and stone fireplace with woodburning stove. There is a double aspect dining room with French doors opening to the main garden and study, again with double aspect. The well appointed kitchen/breakfast room has an oil fired Aga, attractive range of wall and floor cupboards with stone tiled flooring and access into a utility room and cloakroom.

On the first floor are 4 double bedrooms, 2 well appointed shower rooms together with a fully boarded loft space. The master bedroom benefits built in wardrobes and en-suite bathroom. The rear bedroom enjoys double aspect and views over the surrounding countryside.

Outside, the gardens are a particular feature and attractively landscaped with a range of useful outbuildings, extending in all to just over 0.5 of an acre. To the side, a private driveway provides extensive parking and leads to an oak framed triple garage/barn with power and light.

Gardens extend around the house with large expanses of lawned gardens interspersed with a variety of shrubs, plants and dry stone walling. Immediately adjoining the rear is a large paved patio whilst to the side, adjacent to the kitchen is a feature stone paved sitting area with trellis. Useful outbuildings include 2 timber sheds, both with electricity, summerhouse and greenhouse.

The picturesque hamlet of Rodden lies close to the World Heritage Jurassic Coastline which includes Chesil Beach and stretches from Lyme Regis along the coast to Portland.

The neighbouring village of Langton Herring is home to the renowned public house, The Elm Tree and the church of St Peter.

Nearby are the picturesque villages of Portesham and Abbotsbury which is famous for its Swannery and Subtropical Gardens.

The county town of Dorchester can be found within 10 miles and both Weymouth and Dorchester provide rail links to London Waterloo and Bristol Temple Meads. There are an excellent range of sporting activities close by including golf at Weymouth, Bridport and Dorchester (Came Down) and sailing at Weymouth and Portland.

Outstanding walking and riding across the surrounding countryside is on your doorstep with the opportunity to take in the breath-taking views in particular along the stunning Jurassic Coastline.

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