3 Bedrooms, En Suite Bathroom, En Suite Shower Room (to Bedrooms 2 & 3), 2 Reception Rooms, Kitchen, Cloakroom, Inner Lobby, Reception Hall. Oil-Fired Central Heating. Small Parking Forecourt. West Facing Rear Courtyard with outside Store. Separate Well Stocked Secluded Garden (measuring approximately 80' x 40' plus additional side areas).
The property is a very attractive attached period cottage understood to date back to the mid 1800's having main walls of solid stone under a slate roof. It offers well appointed character accommodation to a very high standard with character features including sash windows, fireplaces and stripped pine doors. Under the current ownership since 1999 the cottage has been subject to extensive and very expensive refurbishment and enlargement to a very high quality. The many excellent improvements include:-
* Recently replaced oil fired central heating combi boiler
* Large single storey rear extension to provide a good sized new kitchen with roof lantern and down lighters.
* Handmade kitchen with Fired Earth French tiles
* Quality appliances - Rangemaster twin oven cooker range, Rangemaster cooker hood, integrated NEFF dishwasher, Bosch washing machine and integrated AEG Fridge and Freezer
* Kitchen with Amtico flooring
* Newly upgraded cloakroom
* High quality contemporary bathroom suite
* Underfloor electric heating to bathroom
* High quality shower room with walk-in shower, rain shower and glass radiator
* Subject to extensive redecoration and new carpeting
* Underfloor electric heating to shower room
The cottage also features a front hardstanding area for parking, attractive rear west facing courtyard and a nearby very large well stocked secluded garden.
HOLIDAY LETTING BUSINESS
A very successful holiday letting business has been operated since 1999 through English Country Cottages and under 'The Luxury Collection'. Holidays are available all year with weekly and short breaks. A very high weekly occupancy rate is being achieved with excellent repeat business and revenue.
The cottage is available as a going concern with the benefit of the bookings (fixtures and fittings are available by separate negotiation). Alternatively, vacant possession will be available in October 2017.
The cottage is set slightly back from the lane with a hardstanding providing parking for 1 - 2 cars. At the rear is an attractive small west facing stone paved courtyard with outside store. A pedestrian right of way (between April and Duck Cottages immediately to the north) gives access to a separate very large well stocked part walled garden which comprises areas of lawn together with a wide variety of trees and shrubs plus fruit cage and shed.
The cottage is pleasantly located in Rectory Lane close to the centre. Puncknowle is an attractive village in a beautiful area known as the Bride Valley. The village has a thriving community and amenities include a thatched pub with shop, church and village hall plus bus service. The nearby village of Litton Cheney has a primary school whilst within 3 miles are the coastal villages of Burton Bradstock and Abbotsbury.
The area is designated as being one of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the World Heritage coastline is nearby at West Bexington. The historic town of Bridport is only about 6 miles with excellent amenities, a twice weekly market and a leisure centre. There is a golf course at West Bay. Dorchester and Weymouth, both with rail services to London, are about 12 miles.