4 Bedrooms, Attic Study/Playroom/Bedroom 5, Bathroom, Shower Room, 2 Reception Rooms, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility/Former Bathroom/Potential WC, Boiler Store, Reception Hall, Porch. Rear Lean to Porch. Oil-Fired Central Heating. Attached Garage/Workshop. Parking. Delightful Gardens. Stone Tiled Summerhouse. In all about 0.15 acre.
The cottage is a fine detached period cottage understood to date back to circa 1810 with later additions. It has attractive hamstone elevations under a predominantly thatched roof, together with clay tiles and is Listed Grade II of Architectural or Historic Importance. Under the current ownership since 2001 the property has been very well cared for and maintained to a very impressive standard with a whole number of improvements and on going maintenance. The character accommodation offers many features typical of its age and type being arranged over 3 floors and is very versatile with lovely country views. Features include flagstone floors, panelled and cottage doors, a carved stone open fireplace, dado rails, timber leaded light windows, period style bathroom fittings, picture rails, exposed beams and 'A' frames, together with wood panelling. The excellent specification includes oil fired central heating, solid oak flooring to the sitting room, painted solid pine kitchen units and hardwood work surfaces plus an oil-fired Aga.
There is also the benefit of a large attached garage/workshop, good parking and very attractive laid out gardens offering good privacy with a stone summerhouse and attractive views over the surrounding hills.
The cottage is a quality character home in a delightful village setting and viewing is highly recommended by the sole agents.
The cottage stands set back from the village lane with stone walls. There is a gravelled parking area and ATTACHED GARAGE/WORKSHOP.
The rear gardens are attractively landscaped and terraced on various levels. There is a lower walled courtyard with well stocked borders, adjoining terracing and a LEAN TO PORCH. Stone steps lead up to higher lawned garden with a whole variety of flower and shrub borders, gravelled and stone pathways, higher paved terrace and STONE & TILED SUMMERHOUSE taking advantage of the lovely country views.
The cottage occupies a delightful location close to the centre of this small and sought after village. West Milton is made up of for the most part of stone houses and cottages and lies in a sheltered and shallow valley. The surrounding locality is designated as being one of Outstanding Natural Beauty and there is easy access to the beautiful surrounding countryside with numerous footpaths.
The historic towns of Bridport and Beaminster are both within about 15 minutes driving distance providing comprehensive shopping and business facilities. The beautiful World Heritage coast is also nearby with access from West Bay and the other resorts along Lyme Bay. The larger centres of Dorchester and Yeovil are within commuting distance with main line rail services to London and the West Country.
At the nearby villages of Powerstock and Nettlecombe there are excellent public houses, church and a primary school.