Monkwood, Bridport


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  • Bedrooms: 4
A charming country home enjoying far-reaching country views and set in a large, secluded plot amounting to around 2.7 acres. Versatile and beautifully presented accommodation including 3/4 bedrooms. Range of useful outbuildings and ample parking. EPC Band D.


At first glance, Hunthome Cottage appears to be a 3-4 bedroom detached country home occupying an attractive, varied plot amounting to approximately 2.7 acres, however there is more to this property than meets the eye. One of the most endearing assets of Hunthome Cottage is the location, nestled amongst some of the area's most glorious countryside with no near neighbours and stunning views in all directions. Upon arrival, it is immediately apparent that there is a superb lifestyle on offer here alongside a chance to get away from it all and get closer to nature. The house itself was built in 2000 but, with mellow stone-faced and rendered elevations, has the appearance of a much older, character property alongside the many benefits of a more modern home. Under the current ownership a programme of improvements has been carried out to landscape the grounds and transform the interior, creating a fresh, airy farmhouse atmosphere with an abundance of natural light throughout.

Internally the accommodation is beautifully presented and offers a degree of flexibility which works well with a variety of lifestyles and family set-ups. Alongside the well proportioned family accommodation, which includes a kitchen/dining room with handsome handmade fitted units and an expansive sitting room, there is an additional reception room/ground floor bedroom, shower room and utility room which could be used in conjunction with one another as a semi-independent annexe or for single storey living if required. On the first floor are three generous double bedrooms, the principal of which benefits from an ensuite shower room and dressing room/study, as well as the family bathroom.


Despite its scale, the outside space at Hunthome Cottage has been landscaped to be easily managed if desired. An outdoor way of life is easily achieved with facilities already in place for good life gardeners and many established places for those who prefer to relax outside within the beautiful formal garden which stretches to the rear of the property and culminates in a charming pond. A poly tunnel, an orchard and multiple raised beds provide excellent fruit and vegetable growing opportunities and, due to the east-west orientation of the plot, sunshine can be enjoyed throughout the day.

A further asset to the property is the paddock which is currently arranged as a meadow interspersed with mown pathways and clearings. With an outbuilding comprising low-level loose boxes, the paddock is ideal for hobby farmers, livestock or horses. There is also a charming stone and brick outbuilding which is currently used as a store but has great potential to be converted into bijou ancillary accommodation, subject to any necessary consents. From the public road, a 5 bar gate leads into a large parking area with an oak framed triple garage, two bays of which are open fronted.


Please be aware that there is a public footpath crossing the property. This runs up the driveway and along the northern boundary of the paddock.


Monkwood is situated in the heart of the popular and sought-after Marshwood Vale and, being within the West Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is set in some of the county's most glorious countryside with miles of footpaths and bridleways offering superb walking and riding opportunities. Amenities in the locality include the Shaves Cross pub, just a short walk from the property with an off-road route available, and the market towns of Bridport and Beaminster are both within easy reach. Bridport benefits from a particularly broad variety of shopping, leisure and cultural facilities to suit all tastes and interested as well as excellent everyday facilities such as schools for children of all ages, medical centre and leisure centre with swimming pool. The Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site is just beyond the town at West Bay.


Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating.


Strictly by appointment with Stags Bridport office, telephone 01308 428000.


From Bridport follow the B3162 along North Allington, heading towards Salwayash. After approximately 1.5 miles turn left, signposted to Broadoak and continue on this road for 2.5 miles. Turn right, signposted Stoke Abbott and the property is the first on the left after this turning.

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Stags - Bridport

29 South Street, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 3NR

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