Church Lane, Long Bredy, Dorchester

3 Bed House - Detached

Church Lane, Long Bredy, Dorchester

3 Bed House - Detached

Price guide £675,000

Property Overview

Parkers are delighted to offer for sale this detached residence situated on the outskirts of the village of Long Bredy enjoying uninterrupted views of the surrounding countryside. This former Victorian school boasts character features including flagstone flooring, window seats and original doors and offers accommodation comprising a sitting room/diner, a kitchen/breakfast room, three bedrooms, a home office/fourth bedroom, a family bathroom and a shower room. In addition, the property benefits from a part walled garden that enjoys a southerly facing aspect, a single garage and a driveway that provides off road parking. EPC rating D.

Key Points

  • Reception Rooms: 3
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2

Property Description

Situation

The Old School is situated in the West Dorset countryside in the village of Long Bredy. Located seven miles to the west of the county town of Dorchester and just a few miles from the spectacular Jurassic Coastline, Long Bredy is a small, peaceful village in the beautiful Bride Valley. Kingston Russell House is an imposing manor house situated within the village and in 1769 was the birthplace of Thomas Masterman Hardy who grew up to become Admiral Hardy of Trafalgar fame. The village is now home to approximately 200 residents, the 13th century St Peter’s church, a village hall and a small playing field. It is surrounded by working farms and has been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Regular bus services to Dorchester and Bridport (7.5 miles west) run from Long Bredy Hut.

Key Features

The sitting room/diner receives natural light gained via a dual aspect and features a central fireplace that houses a wood burning stove. A set of French doors provide access to the garden.

The kitchen/breakfast room combines traditional and modern living, fitted with a range of wall and base level units, a selection of integral appliances and a central island. The kitchen provides access to a lobby and shower room.

Accessed via the hallway is a home office/fourth bedroom.

Stairs rise to a landing that houses a range of fitted cupboards and provides space for a study/bureau.

The property offers three double bedrooms and a family bathroom, fitted with a suite comprising a low level wc, a wash hand basin, a panel enclosed bath and a separate shower cubicle.

Externally there is an enclosed part walled garden situated to the side of the property, enjoying a southerly facing aspect and uninterrupted views of the surrounding countryside. The garden is laid to lawn with a paved patio area and a variety of flower beds borders.

There is a single garage and a driveway that provides off road parking.

Room Dimensions

Sitting Room/Diner

8.51m x 8.18m (27'11" x 26'10")

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

4.85m x 3.84m (15'11" x 12'07")

Home Office/Bedroom

3.40m x 2.97m (11'02" x 9'09")

Bedroom One

3.48m x 2.95m (11'05" x 9'08")

Bedroom Two

3.23m x 3.12m (10'7" x 10'03")

Bedroom Three

3.12m x 2.77m (10'03" x 9'01")

Landing/Study

4.83m x 3.33m (15'10" x 10'11")

Services

Mains electricity and water are connected. Septic tank. Oil fired central heating.

Local Authorities

Dorset Council, South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ, Tel: 01305 211970
We are advised that the council tax band is F

Viewings

Strictly by appointment with the sole agents:
Parkers Property Consultants and Valuers Tel: 01305 340860

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.
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