Badgers is a charming and substantial double fronted period cottage, estimated to date back to the 16th Century. It is Listed Grade II of Architectural or Historic Importance and has rendered and colour washed elevations under a mainly thatched roof. Under the current ownership of approximately 6 years a comprehensive range of improvements and modernisation has been undertaken, whilst retaining the period charm of the cottage. Features typical of its age and type include open fireplaces, original bread oven, beamed ceilings and window seats. There is the added benefit of gas fired central heating.
On the ground floor are 3 delightful and spacious reception rooms, together with bespoke fitted kitchen and downstairs shower room, whilst on the first floor are 3 double bedrooms and modern fitted bathroom.
Outside, the rear garden is a most delightful feature stocked with an abundance of plants, shrubs and flowers together with lawned gardens, utility/hobbies room, garage and parking. From the top of the garden are views over Stonebarrow and the sea.
Badgers offers a host of character features and is very well located in this highly sought-after coastal village. Viewing is strongly recommended.
For the full list of the accommodation and approximate dimensions please refer to the floor plan.
GARDENS AND GROUNDS
The rear garden is a particular feature of the cottage with a timber decking immediately at the rear with an ATTACHED STORE to the side. Steps lead up to a
UTILITY/HOBBIES Room with gas-fired boiler, Belfast sink and plumbing for washing machine. Beyond lies attractive lawned gardens interspersed with an abundance of shrubs, plants and flowers.
Adjoining is a GREENHOUSE with gravelled borders and vegetable beds with steps leading up to a raised timber decking area, designed to take advantage of the delightful views across to Stonebarrow and the sea Just past here is a detached
GARAGE Measuring 17’ x 8’. Power & light, together with off road parking.
Badgers enjoys an elevated and very convenient location within the main street of Charmouth and only a few minutes walk of the centre. It is also within easy reach of the World Heritage coast, the Blue Flag beach, Dorset Coastal Footpath and open countryside. Charmouth is a delightful and very popular coastal village on Jurassic coast. It offers excellent amenities including a newsagents, 2 general stores, bakery, butcher, hairdresser, chemist, doctors surgery, library post office, hotels , restaurants and inns. There is also a very popular primary school and the village is within the catchment area of the excellent Woodroffe Senior School.
The whole area is designated as being One of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the coast has been awarded World Heritage status. Much of the surrounding countryside is either owned or controlled by the National Trust. The thriving market town of Bridport is about 7 miles to the east, whilst the historic resort of Lyme Regis is about 3 miles to the west. The town of Axminster is also within easy driving distance with main line rail services to London.