5 Bedrooms. Bathroom. En Suite Shower room. Sitting/Dining Room. Kitchen/Breakfast Room. Utility. (Potential Ground Floor Annexe Providing Living/Bedroom, En Suite Shower Room and Kitchen). Gas Fired Central Heating. UPVC Sealed Unit Windows. Parking. Detached Garage. Detached Workshop. Large Well Stocked Gardens in all about 1/3 Acre plus Nearby Paddock with Barn Building in all About 1/2 Acre. In Total About 0.8 Acre.
Dolton House is a very attractive detached period cottage understood to have been formerly two cottages and dating back to the 18th Century. It has main walls of solid stone under a pitched roof. Under the current ownership for about 13 years it has been subject to a whole number of improvements and features include mains gas fired central heating (boiler replaced 2008), replacement UPVC sealed unit windows, PVC fascia's, updated kitchen with beech and granite worktops plus African slate flooring and built in appliances.
The accommodation is well presented and versatile with the option of a ground floor annexe ideal for a dependant relative/guest suite/long term or holiday lettings etc. Character features include exposed beams, Inglenook fireplace with former bread oven and exposed floorboards. From the first floor there are delightful far reaching views to the well-known landmark of Colmers Hill, Symondsbury village and the surrounding beautiful rolling countryside and hills.
The property also enjoys well stocked gardens and a particular feature is the nearby large paddock which could easily be rented out if not required.
On the ground floor there is an entrance porch, large sitting room with character features including large stone and beamed Inglenook fireplace with former bread oven, exposed ceiling beams, exposed floor boards and feature bay window, kitchen/dining room with modern shaker units, hardwood and granite worktops, brick feature fireplace with Elba stainless steel gas cooker range, Beko fridge and African slate flooring, rear hall and utility room with Beko washing machine, bedroom 5 and en suite shower room.
On the first floor there is a good sized landing, 4 bedrooms (most with built in wardrobes) and bathroom.
There is off road parking and DETACHED GARAGE 17' x 8' (5.19m x 2.44m)
There are good sized, well stocked secluded gardens to the front and rear facing east and west with areas of lawn together with a wide variety of trees including desert apples, pears and cherries and shrubs featuring magnolia and oak trees.
DETACHED WORKSHOP 12' x 6' (3.67m x 1.83m) power, light and work bench plus plumbing for WC and washing machine together with a LEAN-TO STORE AND SHED
Very nearby is a large PADDOCK with DETACHED BARN 30' x 29' plus 21' x 20' (9.15m x 8.84 plus 6.41m x 6.09m) and a poly-tunnel. Electricity available nearby.
Dolton House is conveniently situated (on the A35) approximately midway between Bridport and Chideock both being within about 1-2 miles. It enjoys lovely views towards Colmers Hill and over the surrounding rolling countryside towards Bridport. The immediate locality is designated as being of Outstanding Natural beauty and there are numerous nearby foot and bridle paths.
The thriving and historic market town of Bridport offers excellent shopping, business and leisure facilities including a leisure centre with swimming pool and Arts Centre etc. Chideock village has a shop/post office, church and public house. The picturesque village of Symondsbury is also very nearby with a church and a popular primary school. There are also primary schools and a secondary school at Bridport. The beautiful World Heritage Jurassic coast is within only a few miles at West Bay, Eype and Seatown.
From our office proceed down South Street to the Crown roundabout and take the 4th exit onto the A35. Dolton House will be found after about ¼ mile past the end of the Bridport by-pass on the left.
To find out more about this property and its location please contact our Bridport office
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"A charming and spacious detached period cottage with potential annexe and featuring a large paddock together with lovely country views in a semi-rural location."