Elworth, Portesham, Weymouth, Dorset DT3

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
An extended detached cottage, delightfully situated on the edge of this highly sought after West Dorset village enjoying stunning and far reaching views over the surrounding countryside.

Under the same ownership for around 60 years, the property has been subject to considerable enlargement although now in need of modernisation and improvement.

The accommodation is arranged over two floors with an entrance door leading to a lobby and kitchen/breakfast room. The kitchen has a range of wall and floor cupboards with granite worksurfaces, built in electric hob and integrated dishwasher (not working), twin side aspect windows and archway into a breakfast room with pantry, cupboards, and double doors to sitting room. The sitting room has a side aspect with stone and brick inglenook and archway into a dining room with side door to study and doors to a conservatory.

An inner hall leads to a garden room, wet room and separate WC together with open tread stairs to the first floor.

On the first landing is an airing cupboard and doors to four double bedrooms and a shower room. The main bedroom has built in wardrobes and wash hand basin enjoying a double aspect with patio doors opening onto a balcony enjoying stunning, far-reaching views across open countryside.

Outside, to the front, a brick paved driveway provides off road parking for several cars and leads to a double car port and workshop. There is a recessed store housing an oil-fired boiler.

The enclosed gardens to the side and rear are a particular feature being beautifully landscaped. To the north side is a delightful Japanese garden with a variety of specimen trees and shrubs, summerhouse with sauna and shower room. To the south side is stable block with tack room, a small yard and grazing area. There are outbuildings and a fenced paddock which extends to the rear boundary. Immediately adjoining

the rear of the house is a brick paved sun terrace and large ornamental pond, hot tub and a variety of shrubs and trees.

Much of the garden and the paddock lie to the west, backing onto open countryside and enjoying spectacular countryside views. There is access from the grazing area and paddock onto a bridleway which runs along the southern boundary.

The Cottage is situated in the most idyllic location at Elworth, a small hamlet to the west of Portesham. The picturesque village of Portesham lies close to the World Heritage Jurassic Coastline including the famous Chesil Beach, which stretches from Lyme Regis along the coast to the nearby coastal resort of Weymouth.

The county town of Dorchester and coastal resorts of Bridport, West Bay and Weymouth can all be found within a 10 mile radius providing a wide range of shopping and leisure facilities as well as a variety of sporting pursuits including golf at West Bay, Weymouth and Dorchester (Came Down), sailing and water sports at Weymouth and West Bay.

The picturesque village of Abbotsbury with its sub-tropical gardens, Swannery and beach is within a few miles.

There is excellent walking and riding in the immediate vicinity with a network of bridleways and footpaths over the surrounding rolling countryside. The village itself enjoys an active social calendar and boasts a public house/restaurant, farm shop with cafe, church and primary school.

Symonds & Sampson - Poundbury

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