Southgate, Beaminster, Beaminster, Dorset, DT8


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A substantial and spacious former Mill set in private attractive gardens. Kitchen / breakfast room, 2 reception rooms, study, 4 double bedrooms, potential for 5th master suite / games room. Ample parking, detached garden room and surrounding gardens. EPC Band F


The town has a wide range of amenities with convenience and bespoke shopping of a surprising variety for a town of its size. There is a thriving local community well serviced by the churches, primary and secondary schools, public houses, medical centre, dentist surgery, community leisure centre and popular cafes, restaurants and brasseries. There is a wealth of local events and activities to add to the diary and which cater to all tastes. The vibrant market town of Bridport lies approximately seven miles away and has a larger range of shops and services, including a library, art centre, cinema, a number of supermarkets, bi-weekly markets and regular farmers' and vintage markets. The beautiful Jurassic coastline is also just less than eight miles away at the quaint harbour of West Bay with its assortment of pubs and restaurants and the breath taking coastal path. The historic and well regarded Lyme Regis is nearby and the whole coastline provides a variety of excellent beaches for angling enthusiasts, a spot of rock pooling, a fossil hunt or just a swim. The larger centres of Crewkerne and Dorchester are within commuting distances with mainline rail services to London and the West Country and the whole area is well supported by good road links.


This charming former Mill, offers an abundance of character throughout with the accommodation comprising of an entrance hall with flagstone flooring, leading into the kitchen / breakfast area, with a utility room and rear entrance. The sitting room is open plan to the kitchen and has French doors leading out to the rear gardens and patio. There is a beautiful Ham stone fireplace with wood burner. Off the kitchen there is a useful study. The dining room is a good size room, also with French doors leading out to the decking area, and has a unique trap door to the drive gears for the former mill. On the 1st floor there are 4 double bedrooms (master with ensuite), 2 bathrooms and to the 2nd floor there is a huge potential for a 5th master bedroom / games room or study.


The property owns the tarmacadam driveway bordered by an area of gravelled garden leading to parking space and a small front garden with lawn.(two adjoining properties own access over part of the driveway) A five bar gate provides access to gravelled parking/turning area, which also is home to a detached garden room/studio. The majority of the stunning gardens are located to the back of the property and comprise of lawns, well stocked rose/shrub/flower beds and borders with an ornamental pond. The garden has areas of part stone walling and is adjoined on one side by the River Brit where a picturesque seating area will be found. The current owner has made joining the local footpath very accessible with a homemade style from the garden. There is also an area of side garden and an area of decking, under which the remains of the mill workings are connected to drive gears beneath the dining room floor. Planning consent has been granted for a garage adjacent to the property. There are further outbuildings include a recently built Woodstore and Tractor Shed.


All main services are connected.


From Bridport take the A03066 to Beaminster. On entering the outskirts and passing the Beaminster sign take a left hand turning between 2 cottages located directly opposite the police station(now closed). Follow the tarmacadam driveway round to the left and this leads to Hams Mill.


West Dorset District Council

Stratton House

58-60 High West Street




01305 251010


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