THE DEVELOPMENT SITE
The site comprises the former Christian Science building and extends to about average 110' depth x 39' width (33.4m x 11.8m) which equates to about 0.10 acre.
Detailed planning permission was passed on 9th February 2016 (Application Number WD/D/15/000787) for the demolition of the former Christian Science Reading Room and the erection of 5 new apartments.
Comprising 5 new purpose built apartments arranged in 2 period-style 2/3 storey detached buildings.
APARTMENT 1 - Ground Floor
Net floor area approximately 640 sq.ft.
APARTMENT 2 - First & Second Floor
Net floor area approximately 1193 sq.ft.
APARTMENT 3 - Ground Floor
Net floor area approximately 670 sq.ft.
APARTMENT 4 - First & Second Floor
Net floor area approximately 585 sq.ft
APARTMENT 5 - First & Second Floor
Net floor area approximately 585 sq.ft.
There will be no off road parking facilities, although there are a number of Council long stay car parks in the town centre with annual permits available.
Small communal garden/courtyards.
The site enjoys a very convenient yet peaceful and tucked away location in Rax Lane (a no through road), just behind East Street and off Downes Street. It is within only a minutes walk of the main town and shopping centre. Bridport is a thriving and historic town offering excellent, shopping, business and recreational facilities together with a twice weekly market, Electric cinema and Arts Centre. Morrison's Superstore and Bridport Leisure Centre are both within only about 15 minutes walking distance. The immediate area is designated as being one of Outstanding Natural Beauty and there is easy access to the nearby attractive river meadows, Millennium Green and Millennium Walk (Coneygar Hill).
The popular harbour resort of West Bay is within 2 miles with access to the beautiful Jurassic coastline which is designated a World Heritage site. Dorchester, the county town of Dorset, is about 15 miles to the east with mainline rail services to London Waterloo.