A fine detached Georgian house in a country setting, adjoining the beautiful Marshwood Vale.
The property is a handsome detached Georgian house understood to date back to circa 1750 and extended in circa 1810. The house has main walls of solid brick and is Listed Grade II of Architectural or Historic Importance. It offers extensive and gracious accommodation with many fine features typical of its age and type including high ceilings, sash windows, window seat, 'Blue Lias' flagstone floors, panelled doors, the original servants bells and bread oven. It has been under the current family ownership for over 40 years and a whole number of improvements have been carried out during this time, although some refurbishment is now required.
The extensive gardens and grounds provide a beautiful setting for the house and principally face south/west with stunning views over the Marshwood Vale.
The neighbouring property Kingsland Cottage (originally the coach house) has a vehicular right of access over the driveway of Kingsland House (see plan on website). The neighbours do have alternative access and may be prepared to sell their right of way.
The property is set well back and screened from the lane. It is approached through a 5-bar gate onto a long sweeping driveway. There is a turning and parking area to the front and to the rear access to the
DETACHED TIMBER OUTBUILDING:
OPEN FRONTED GARAGE 15'5" x 14'4" (4.71m x 4.38m).
WORKSHOP/STORE 15'5" x 15'5" (4.71m x 4.71m). Power and light. Log Store. Plus kennel and run.
The gardens and grounds enjoy excellent privacy and are very well stocked. There are extensive areas of lawn, interspersed with a variety of trees and shrubs, featuring a man-made stream and large pond. There is also a small orchard including russet and cooking apple trees.
Immediately to the rear of the house is a sheltered terrace with flagstones, small pond and a POLYTUNNEL.
The property occupies a delightful country setting just to the north of the Salwayash village and surrounded on 3 sides by open countryside with superb far reaching views over the Marshwood Vale. The immediate locality is designated as being one of Outstanding Natural Beauty and there are many scenic walks in this beautiful part of West Dorset.
Salwayash is a thriving village community and offers a good range of amenities including a public house, church, village hall and popular primary school. Washingpool Farm Shop and Furleigh Estate Vineyard are also very nearby.
The popular historic market town of Bridport is only about 3.5 miles to the south where there is an excellent range of shopping, professional and business facilities, together with a twice weekly market and sports centre. The sea is just a mile further away at West Bay with its picturesque harbour, bathing beaches and access to the stunning World Heritage Jurassic Coast. The pretty town of Beaminster is only about 5 miles to the north and the larger centres of Yeovil, Dorchester and Weymouth are all within about 30 mins driving distance. There are main line rail services to London and the West Country from Crewkerne, Axminster, Yeovil Junction and Dorchester.