Woodpeckers comprises of an individual detached house understood to date from the 1950s and traditionally built with brick elevations under a tiled roof. The property has been under the same ownership since 1964 and is set on a large plot extending to around 1/3 acre.
Internally the accommodation is now in need of general modernisation and refurbishment, although is very spacious. Split level accommodation on the ground floor comprises of an entrance hall and cloakroom with stairs leading up to a double aspect sitting room enjoying delightful southerly views across the surrounding countryside to Thorncombe Beacon. At the rear is a large kitchen/dining room, again with a double aspect, and utility.
On the first floor are 4 double bedrooms and bathroom. The majority of the rooms enjoy the benefit of outstanding views over the surrounding area.
GARDENS AND GROUNDS
A large tarmac driveway leads up to the property with hardstanding for numerous cars and leading to an INTEGRAL GARAGE with up and over door and power and light. There are large expanses of lawned gardens to the front stocked with a range of shrubs and plants, rockery and fishpond. The gardens extend around to the side of the house with a greenhouse, fruit trees, garden shed and paved patio at the rear together with a former swimming pool. The gardens at the rear back on to open fields.
The property occupies a tucked away position well back from the main road in this popular and picturesque village. The centre is principally made up of period houses and thatched cottages, of the type for which the area is well known. There are an excellent range of local amenities including a post office/shop, public houses, parish church and village hall. The immediate locality is designated as being one of outstanding natural beauty and there are numerous walking opportunities close by. The beautiful World Heritage coastline is only about 1 mile away at Seatown, with access to the beach and also spectacular cliff and coastal walks through land mainly owned or controlled by the National Trust.
The Georgian market town of Bridport is about 3 miles to the east providing comprehensive facilities with leisure centre and swimming pool together with a twice weekly street market. The historic resort of Lyme Regis is only about 15 minutes driving distance to the west. Axminster is just beyond with main line rail services to London and the West Country.