Langton Herring, Weymouth, Dorset DT3


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  • Bedrooms: 2
A small country estate set in about 6.22 acres. Ideal for equestrian use with two dwellings and a range of outbuildings.

Grooms Cottage provides the opportunity acquire a unique property set on the edge of the attractive coastal village of Langton Herring. Set within grounds edged with woodland the property is within 1/2 a mile of the stunning Jurassic coastline.

The current owner resides in one of the two detached dwellings, the other is utilised as a lucrative holiday let. There is a large barn, yard, enclosed stable yard with loose boxes, tack room and water.

The seller obtained outline planning consent for a replacement dwelling in 2016 which has now lapsed. For further information visit the planning portal on planning reference wd/D/15/002634.

Approached down a long private driveway, The Grooms Cottage and Guest Lodge enjoy a southerly aspect over its own grounds and offers great potential for buyers seeking a rural setting close to the coast.

The main residence comprises of lobby, sitting room with woodburner, kitchen, bedroom with en-suite bathroom and garden room with bi-folding doors opening onto a paved terrace.

The Guest Lodge is arranged over two floors and currently used for holiday letting and subject to a holiday letting restriction. There is a dual aspect sitting room, kitchen, utility and bathroom with a first floor bedroom and cloakroom.

Outside, is a large summer house to the right of the Guest Lodge, substantial barn and attractive gardens with lawns leading to the fields and woodland with fruit orchard.

The stable yard offers electricity and water supply and comprises of 4 loose boxes and a large foaling box (totalling 5 stables), tack room with sink and working WC. There is hardstanding within the yard and there is a working WC located in the top field.

Agents Note

The main drive from the road to Grooms Cottage belongs to the vendor with a right of way for the Manor House.

Langton Herring is a village and civil parish in the County of Dorset. It is 5½ miles north-west of the coastal town of Weymouth and is prudently set on a ridge above the Fleet, the Fleet being a brackish tidal lagoon behind Chesil Beach. The village is home to a renowned public house "The Elm Tree" so named because of a large elm tree that once stood near the site and to the Church of St Peter a small ancient Gothic building of stone. Nearby are the coastal resorts of Bridport, Weymouth and Portland. 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 a wide range of sporting facilities in the vicinity including golf at Weymouth, Bridport and Dorchester (Came Down) and sailing at Weymouth and Portland. There is outstanding walking and riding across the surrounding countryside with the opportunity of taking in the breath-taking views along the stunning coastline.

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