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5 bedroom house for sale in Bowood, Bridport, Dorset, DT6

Asking price £550,000

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A very spacious cottage-style former forge in a countryside location close but close to Bridport and the Jurassic coast.

The Forge was built around circa 1800’s and is believed to have been used mainly for glass work. Constructed with mainly stone elevations under a tiled roof the property has been significantly extended under the current ownership to a very high standard and now affords particularly spacious family living accommodation. On the ground floor there is a stunning kitchen/dining room with oil fired Watson double oven that also serves hot water and central heating, a large feature island and breakfast bar and wood burner. The living room also benefits from a wood burner whilst the large UPVC double glazed conservatory leads to the rear garden.

The first floor has split level landing and the principal bedroom benefits from wall length wardrobes and French door to a decked terrace and en suite, 4 further good sized bedrooms, family bathroom and shower room.

Outside is a lawned garden, off-road parking and 3-bay car port.

There is a gravelled driveway and turning area with 3-bay open car port, oil storage tank, store and bike store.

The extensive garden is southerly facing and mainly laid to lawn with a large paved patio area, pergola/barbecue area, workshop, log store, summerhouse,2 greenhouses and a further lawned area with raised landscaped shrub beds. The gardens have been very well maintained.

South Bowood is a small hamlet situated in open countryside, approximately 4 miles north of the market town of Bridport, between the two villages of Salwayash and Broadwindsor. The immediate area is designated as being one of Outstanding Natural Beauty and there are many scenic walks on the doorstep.

The market town of Bridport is only about 4 miles to the south east, where there is an excellent range of shopping, professional and business facilities, together with a twice weekly market and leisure centre. The coast is just a mile further away at West Bay with its harbour, bathing beach and access to the stunning World Heritage coastline. The historic resort of Lyme Regis is about 14 miles to the west. The larger centres of Dorchester, Yeovil and Weymouth are all within ½ hours driving distance, with main line rail services to London.

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