Ryall House is a very attractive detached character house understood to date back to 1800s with solid stone and brick elevations and at one time was a public house. It has been under the current family ownership for about 35 years and subject to a number of alteration sand additions. The house provides good sized accommodation and there are stunning far reaching views particularly from the first floor and gardens over the Marshwood Vale to the well known viewpoint of Lewesdon Hill. Character features typical of its age and type include bay windows and panelled doors. Oil-fired central heating is installed and recent improvements including updating of the kitchen and bathrooms and replacement UPVC sealed unit windows (part sash style).
On the ground floor there is an entrance porch leading to reception hall with feature arch, large sitting room (formerly 2 rooms) with a pair of bay windows and stone open fireplace, dining room with period-style fireplace and display shelves/cupboards, study/studio, kitchen with modern units, Lamona electric oven, electric ceramic halogen hob and stainless steel cooker hood, breakfast room, walk-in larder, rear hall, utility and shower room.
On the first floor is a large landing, principal bedroom with ensuite bathroom, 3 further bedrooms and a dressing room, bathroom and separate WC.
GARDEN AND GROUNDS
Ryall House is set well back from the lane and stands elevated being approached over a large tarmac driveway ) leading to
There is also an OUTSIDE WC and FUEL STORES.
The delightful gardens and grounds are a further feature enjoying excellent seclusion and again stunning views over the Marshwood Vale to Lewesdon Hill. There are large expanses down to lawn interspersed to a variety of mature trees and shrubs and also a small orchard.
Ryall House occupies an elevated, peaceful and private setting within the hamlet of Ryall on the southern edge of the Marshwood Vale with nearby access to the National Trust Hardown Hill. It is also only a few miles inland from the World Heritage coastline and the National Trust Golden Cap Estate. The immediate locality is designated an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and there are excellent walking opportunities on the doorstep. Although tucked away it is not isolated and the nearby villages of Whitchurch Canonicorum. Chideock, Charmouth and Morcombelake are all easily accessible. Nearby Morcombelake has a shop/post office and a large farm shop. The historic coastal towns of Bridport and Lyme Regis are both within about 6 miles and the market town of Axminster about 8 miiles with a main line rail service to London. The coastal village of Charmouth has a primary school and Blue Flag bathing beaches.
From Bridport go west along the A35 and through Chideock village. At the top of the hill and on entering Morcombelake (by the farm shop), turn right signed Ryall. Continue down this road for about 0.7 mile and the entrance to Ryall House will be seen on the left.