Hannahs Lane, Abbotsbury, Weymouth DT3

£500,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
An attractive stone built cottage situated in the heart of this highly sought after village, enjoying delightful south facing views over the surrounding countryside.

Constructed in 1996 with Hamstone elevations under a slate roof, the property offers impressive and versatile accommodation which has been subject to comprehensive improvement by the current owners and ideal for a large family, guests or dependent relatives.

On the ground floor, an entrance hall leads into a spacious double aspect sitting room with feature brick inglenook fireplace and woodburning stove, impressive dining/family room, cloakroom and study. The kitchen is fitted with a range of ‘crème’ coloured wall and floor cupboards with built in ‘Miele’ double oven and microwave, 4 ring hob and extractor hood. Access leads into a useful utility room with modern ‘Viessmann’ lpg gas boiler.

The first floor is accessed via separate staircases, offering 2 completely separate sleeping areas ideal for visitors, both leading to two double bedrooms and three bathrooms, two of which are en-suite. Fine views are enjoyed over the surrounding hills.

Outside, there is a small courtyard garden to the front with double doors opening onto West Street. The rear garden is a particular feature, enjoying a delightful south facing aspect with views to St Catherine’s Chapel. Immediately adjoining the rear is a paved patio with steps leading to lawned gardens stocked with an abundance of shrubs, plants and small trees. A paved path leads to a gravelled driveway providing off road parking and a detached garage with power and light connected.

Lease Details

Leasehold - The property will be sold with the benefit of a new 90 year lease.

The current lease has 75 years remaining.

Ground rent is £440 per annum.

Abbotsbury is an historic village being known for its sub-tropical gardens and Swannery, as well as the Fleet Lagoon by the side of Chesil bank. The freehold of the majority of the properties within the village are owned by Ilchester Estates which have gone to great lengths to maintain its interest in a thriving community. The village itself has a selection of shops including general store, butchers, public houses and historical interesting thatch, slate and tiled period cottages. It is surrounded by beautiful countryside with the Abbotsbury plains to the north, St Catherine's Chapel (which can be seen from the property) and the coast to the south.

There are footpaths and bridleways in the area giving access to the surrounding countryside and the World Heritage Coastline with Chesil Beach just a short walk down a private bridal path from the cottage. The fishing port of Bridport/West Bay, the resort town of Weymouth and the County Town of Dorchester are all within 9 miles of the village and provide a range of shopping, educational and recreational facilities as well mainline railway services from Dorchester and Weymouth to London Waterloo and to Bristol and South Wales. There is a primary school and a Doctors surgery in Portesham about 2 miles east to Abbotsbury.

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