Church Lane, Buckland Ripers, Weymouth, Dorset DT3
£1,350,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
An exceptional home set in secluded grounds.

The contemporary interior is beautifully appointed with a bespoke kitchen, luxury bathrooms, stylish reception room and stunning principal suite. The accommodation enjoys the luxury of underfloor heating, feature windows and doors creating a light filled airy ambience.

On the ground floor a glazed entrance porch opens into a welcoming hallway with stairs rising to the first floor, door to a cloakroom, door to kitchen and a set of glazed double doors opening to the sitting room.

The open plan kitchen/dining room is the hub of the house. A double set of glazed doors open into the sitting room making the dual spaces ideal for entertaining. There are two sets of double doors with feature length windows opening to the rear sun terrace and garden. The kitchen is well equipped with a range of wall and floor units and a central island with breakfast bar. There are integrated Siemens appliances including oven, two warming drawers, oven with grill, inset induction hob, larder fridge, dishwasher and freezer. A walk-in larder and additional cupboards provide useful storage. A door opens into the utility which is fitted with wall and floor units, sink unit, cupboard housing water cylinder and water softener. There is plumbing for washing machine and a door to side.

The sitting room is flooded with light being dual aspect with a window to the front and two sets of glazed doors and windows

to rear offering access to the terrace and views over the garden and countryside beyond. The room boasts a luxury herringbone floor. There are inset down lights, a feature log effect fireplace with modern hearth and units below. An invisible door opens into a study with windows and doors to the rear. A door provides access into the integral garage.

From the hallway an oak staircase with wrought iron balustrade and inset wall lighting rises to the first-floor landing

which has a triple window with views over the countryside to the front of the house. The stunning principal suite provides an air of luxury with fitted wardrobes, a spacious sleeping area, dressing area, windows with far reaching views to the front and rear and a en-suite with walk in shower, freestanding bath, and twin wash basins. The guest bedroom is served by a en-suite shower room. The two further bedrooms are well

proportioned and share a Jack and Jill shower room.

The gardens extend to the front, side and rear of the house. To the front a pillared drive provides access to a gravelled parking

area and the integral garage which has an electric roller door, pedestrian side door, cloakroom, power, lighting and internal door. A pathway extends to an enclosed paved area to the side from which there is a pedestrian gate onto Church Lane. The path extends to the rear of the house from which there is an extensive raised sun terrace with Olive Tree at the centre. This area providing a wonderful spot for alfresco dining and relaxation whilst enjoying views across the grounds. Steps lead

down to the lawn with flower and shrubs borders providing an array of seasonal colour. Mature willow trees over hang the delightful pond. There are two sets of double access gates from Church Lane and a timber outbuilding currently housing a storage container.

The Woodpeckers is situated in an idyllic picturesque locationwithin the small and quiet hamlet of Buckland Ripers with a parish church. Conveniently located between Weymouth and Dorchester the hamlet 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 which is 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. There is outstanding walking and riding across the surrounding countryside including the Fleet and Chesil Beach as well as the sandy beaches of Weymouth. There is the opportunity to enjoy water sport activities at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, golf at Weymouth or West Bay and other sporting facilities available on your doorstep.

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