Travellers Rest is situated on the A35 approximately three miles east of the popular market town of Bridport and close to the villages of Shipton Gorge, Loders and Uploders and Askerswell. Surrounded by beautiful countryside, Bridport is renowned for its friendly and vibrant culture, and fantastic reputation for quality local food and art. Within the town's boundary also lies West Bay, an idyllic fishing village situated on the famous Jurassic Coastline. Local facilities include comprehensive shopping facilities, arts centre, theatre, leisure centre, library, cinema and museum. There are also regular bus services to Exeter, Lyme Regis, Beaminster, Yeovil, Dorchester, Weymouth and Poole. Direct train services to London Waterloo and Bristol Temple Meads run from the County Town of Dorchester, located 15 miles east.
The Travellers Rest
Travellers Rest is a former public house with an abundance of living accommodation, charm and character. On the ground floor, this spacious property benefits from a large open-plan sitting/dining room with triple aspect flooding it with natural light. A generous hallway leads to the kitchen-diner. which has been fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and base level units with work surfaces over, providing ample storage options. The kitchen also features an electric range cooker with extractor hood over, dishwasher, an attractive wood-burning stove and stunning views over the surrounding countryside. Also on the ground floor is a wet room which can be accessed both from within the house, or can be isolated for use by guests.
On the first floor are five double bedrooms, many of which benefit from the fantastic views, and a useful spare room which is currently utilised as a laundry room. The family bathroom comprises of a low level WC, panel enclosed bath, large walk-in shower and pedestal sink with mixer tap.
There is also an adjoining barn providing storage facilities/workshop.
3.96m x 3.15m (13'00 x 10'04)
Sitting Room 24'10 x 15'01 (7.58m x 4.61m)
Dining Room 14'08 x 14'01 (4.48m x 4.30m)
Kitchen/Breakfast Room 18'11 x 10'09 (5.78 x 3.28m)
Bedroom 15'07 x 14'04 (4.76m x 4.36m)
Bedroom 13'00 x 10'04 (3.96m x 3.15m)
Bedroom 10'08 x 9'10 (3.25m x 2.99m)
Bedroom 10'06 x 8'02 (3.20m x 2.48m)
Bedroom 8'08 x 6'04 (2.65m x 1.94m)
Willow Cottage is the largest of the four cottages, boasting a well-equipped kitchen-diner, a spacious yet cosy sitting room, two double bedrooms, a single bedroom and shower room. The cottage has been recently redecorated throughout and is presented to an extremely high standard. With an abundance of character features such as beams, fireplaces and the beautiful stone facade, Willow Cottage has been well loved by guests.
Lavender Cottage makes for a wonderful private retreat with arguably the best position on the site, with it's south facing garden taking full advantage of the stunning views and all day sunshine. The cottage itself is a detached single storey one bedroom cottage, with open-plan kitchen/living area as well as separate bathroom.
Ivy and Rose Cottages
Ivy and Rose Cottages are two charming semi-detached cottages converted from a former stone barn, both of which benefit from two double bedrooms, open-plan kitchen/living area and ground floor shower facilities. Both cottages have their own sun terraces which abut the front of the property, the perfect spot for taking in the wonderful outlook.
Mobile Home, Static Caravan & Camping Facilities
There are eight electric hook-up points provided.
A static caravan pitch and tent/camping available.
Camper Van/Caravan Storage
Space provided for 15+
Pasture land suitable for livestock.
Mains electricity and water are connected. Oil fired heating. LPG gas for cookers. Septic tank.
South Walks House, South Walks Road,
Tel: 01305 211970
Council tax band is F
The present owners are retiring and have used letting agencies for the last few years. Present income figures can be provided if, on viewing, there is definite interest.
Strictly by appointment with the sole agents:
Parkers Property Consultants and Valuers
Tel: 01308 420111
There is a security gate in place so external viewing is difficult. Contact Parkers to arrange a specific time to view.
COVID-19 - Please note that viewings can only be offered to clients in a position to proceed to purchase and are undertaken with strict safety measures in place.