Duck Street, Chideock, Bridport

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
A charming detached period cottage occupying a picturesque setting to the south of Chideock village and only a short walk to the sea. Grade II Listed.


The Swiss Cottage is a charming chocolate box/picture postcard detached period cottage in a lovely picturesque setting to the south of Chideock village and not far from Seatown and the Jurassic Coast. It is believed to date back to the late 18th Century and is Listed Grade II of Architectural or Historic Importance. The original cottage has main walls of natural stone under a thatch roof and the later additions have slate roofs.

Under the current ownership since 2002, the cottage has been maintained to a very good standard and modern amenities include gas fired central heating, modern fitted kitchen with electric oven, gas hob and cooker hood plus an integrated dishwasher and integrated fridge/freezer, modern bath/shower rooms, part secondary double glazing, attractive slate tiled flooring to the ground floor rooms and built in wardrobes to all of the first floor bedrooms.

The accommodation is well presented and well proportioned, enjoying distant views to Landon and Quarry Hills. The host of character style features include sash windows, panelled doors, feature beams, wood panelling and an open fireplace.

Briefly, it extends to:

Ground floor - ornate porch, reception hall, living room, dining room, fourth bedroom/third reception room, sun room, kitchen, shower room.

First floor - landing, three good sized double bedrooms, bathroom.


The Swiss Cottage has been successfully offered for holiday lettings and some of the contents may be available by separate negotiation.


To the front of the property is a parking area together with deep raised flower/shrub beds and access to a very useful side store.

There are two areas of gardens. On the south side, there is a part walled garden which is down to lawn together with shrub and flower beds incorporating an attractive summer house/pavilion which has benches and overlooks Mill Lane with distant country views. There is also a sheltered courtyard area by the kitchen/dining room, again with raised beds. In addition - with access from the living room - is a sheltered walled courtyard garden with a capped well.


The Swiss Cottage occupies a picturesque setting to the south of Chideock village and is only a few minutes' walk from the centre and amenities. Chideock village is very popular and picturesque, principally made up of period houses and thatched cottages of the type for which the area is well known. The excellent local facilities include a shop/post office, two public houses, Parish Church and village hall. The immediate area is designated as one of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). The stunning World Heritage Jurassic Coast is only about 3/4 mile away at Seatown with access to the beach, spectacular cliff and coastal walks and the National Trust Golden Cap Estate. The thriving Georgian market town of Bridport is just to the east providing comprehensive facilities and the pretty historic resort of Lyme Regis is to the west, famous for its Cobb. Dorchester and Axminster (the latter, only 10 minutes' drive) both have mainline rail services to London Waterloo. The city of Exeter is within about 45 minutes' drive.


All mains services. Gas fired central heating.


Viewings strictly by appointment with Stags, Bridport.


From Bridport, follow the A35 West to Chideock. Continue through the village and at the church, turn left into Duck Street signed Seatown and The Swiss Cottage can be seen after about 300 yards on the left by Mill Lane.

01308 301006

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29 South Street, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 3NR

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