The Old Customs House, West Bay, Bridport

3 Bed House - Semi-Detached

The Old Customs House, West Bay, Bridport

3 Bed House - Semi-Detached

Offers in the region of £575,000

Property Overview

An impressive semi-detached residence favourably situated within West Bay on the world-renowned Jurassic coastline, boasting stunning views of the harbour and the sea. The property offers versatility and is presented to a high standard throughout. It was formerly a shop with accommodation above and this could be restored subject to planning consent. It was also used in the second and third season of the hit television series Broadchurch as the newspaper office for the Broadchurch Echo. In addition to its spacious and light accommodation, the property also benefits from a courtyard garden and one off-road parking space. EPC rating D.

Key Points

  • Reception Rooms: 1
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2

Property Description


This property is located on Dorset's famous Jurassic Coast in the idyllic fishing village of West Bay. It is also just a short walk from Bridport town centre, a charming market town renowned for its friendly and vibrant culture, and fantastic reputation for quality local food and art. Surrounded by beautiful countryside, West Bay also marks the north-west end of the famous Chesil Beach. It is also the setting for the hit television series Broadchurch. Local facilities include a post office, arts centre, theatre, golf course, leisure centre, library, cinema and museum. There are also regular bus services to Exeter, Lyme Regis, Beaminster, Yeovil, Dorchester, Weymouth and Poole.

Key Features

Situated on the ground floor is the impressive kitchen/diner/family room, enjoying a social ambience and lending itself perfectly to modern living. The room receives plentiful natural light and is tastefully finished with neutral d├ęcor and ceiling beams and offers a delightful seating area to the front of the room. The kitchen area is fitted to a high standard with a wealth of integral appliances and a comprehensive range of stylish wall and base level units that provide ample storage options with work surface over.

The lovely style and presentation continues to the first floor where a generous sitting room provides additional living accommodation. The room features an attractive marble fireplace and boasts wonderful harbour views. Also situated on the first floor is the principal bedroom that enjoys generous dimensions and benefits from en-suite facilities. There are two further bedrooms situated on the second floor along with the family bathroom, tastefully finished, enjoying a luxurious feel and fitted with a high quality contemporary suite comprising a low level wc, a wash hand basin and an impressive freestanding claw foot bath.

Externally the property offers a delightful low maintenance courtyard garden that provides the ideal space for alfresco dining.

Room Dimensions


9.37m x 5.00m max (30'09" x 16'05" max)

Sitting Room

5.08m x 4.52m (16'08" x 14'10")

Bedroom One

4.57m x 3.30m (15'0" x 10'10")

Bedroom Two

5.18m x 3.15m (17'0" x 10'04")

Bedroom Three

3.33m x 3.07m (10'11" x 10'01")


Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. Gas 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 C


Strictly by appointment with the sole agents:
Parkers Property Consultants and Valuers Tel: 01308 420111

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