This beautiful and extended family cottage located within the characterful and coastal village of Osmington benefits a generous plot with plenty of parking and stunning countryside views towards the Osmington White Horse. The property offers fantastic size living accommodation throughout, also with versatility and must be viewed to appreciate what is on offer.
From Top O Town roundabout head south onto Albert Rd/B3147, at traffic lights continue straight on, at traffic lights slight right onto Weymouth Avenue/B3147, at roundabout take 2nd exit onto Weymouth Rd/B3147, at the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Weymouth Rd/A354, continue to follow A354 Weymouth A354, at the roundabout, continue straight onto A353 Wareham (A353) at the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Preston Rd/A353, continue to follow A353, property will be on your left hand side.
From The Esplanade, head west to Greenhill/B3155, continue to follow B3155, slight right onto Melcombe Ave/B3155, continue to follow B3155, at the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Preston Rd/A353, continue to follow A353.
Upon entering the property via the rear access, which is mainly used by the current owners as the parking facilities are located to the rear, it enters into a convenient utility area which has space for a tall fridge/freezer, plumbing for washing machine, dishwasher and tumble drier with work surface over, cupboard space and double-glazed window with beautiful countryside views. A door leads to a convenient downstairs W.C hand basin, electric towel rail and floor to ceiling storage cupboard. In the opposite direction, it opens to a large, refurbished kitchen which has been finished to a high specification and includes a variety of wall and base units with bespoke square edge granite work surfaces over, a free-standing Range style gas cooker with extractor hood over, tiled flooring and a rear aspect, double glazed door which leads to a decked, sun terrace - perfect for al fresco dining. This offers beautiful views over the stunning, landscaped garden and the White Horse hills and countryside in the distance. From the kitchen towards the inner hallway, is a breakfast bar which has a further fitted, double unit below, with a bespoke granite work surface over, with a double wall cupboard above that provides extra storage. This area leads to ground floor living accommodation: To the right, is a hallway to stairs and the first-floor landing and also to the front porch (firstly to the inner double-glazed door, leading to the outer front porch entrance also with a double-glazed door.) This hallway from the breakfast bar, also leads into the characterful living room that offers beautiful restored and exposed brick and stone work, together with exposed ceiling beams and a stunning inglenook style fireplace. Within is a free standing multi fuel burner offering a fabulous feature to the room. There is plenty of space for seating, coffee table etc., and a cupboard that houses the smart electric meter and a second door, which leads to the hallway and porch. The second reception room is currently being used as a formal dining room which has a good size front aspect, double glazed window, offering plenty of light, a feature chimney breast with a built-in wood burner providing a stunning feature for entertaining. It also offers tiled flooring and a convenient under stairs storage cupboard.
The other side of the Breakfast Bar area, leads to a refurbished former “Coach House” which is now connected to the property and offers further accommodation. This is currently being used as a separate breakfast room with two rear aspect double glazed Velux style windows and a door which leads to a convenient and good size study space. These two rooms do have the potential for an annexe as has its own external entrance door and a connecting entrance into main living accommodation.
From the first-floor landing, there is a rear aspect window, providing stunning views of the Osmington White Horse and surrounding countryside and it also overlooks the garden. The landing leads to four double bedrooms and a convenient bespoke, built-in, quadruple door storage / airing cupboard with smaller storage cupboards above.
The family bathroom also offers view across the garden to the White Horse countryside. Further this 3-piece bathroom has a shower attachment over the bath and a 5-fold Perspex shower screen. Within is an electric wall heater and an extractor fan.
The Master Bedroom offers a separate en-suite bathroom with a separate shower cubicle, heated towel rail and a shaver point with light above the vanity mirror.
The rear garden has been beautifully landscaped, accessed via the utility room door and a gated hard standing parking area for 5 cars. From here, 3 steps lead down to a beautifully kept sandstone style patio / seating area and a large timber constructed workshop which offers power and lighting. Various shrub and flower plantings are to 3 sides with steps down to a beautifully kept lawn area. A fruit bed and trained fruit trees are to one side with a stepping stone pathway leading to 3 large raised vegetable beds. Between each are gravel pathways and a further pathway leads to a garden shed, a greenhouse with power, an asparagus bed, further fruit trees and fruit beds located at the rear of garden. There is a mid-height stone wall backing onto open countryside.
Osmington is a beautiful and characterful village located along the Jurassic coast northeast of the seaside town of Weymouth. The village has a thriving Village Hall, a P/H and a local Dairy with a café / shop within. There are fantastic countryside and Jurassic coastal walks to the famous Osmington White Horse that can be seen from this property and to the coast. The village has easy access to Osmington Mills which also has fantastic eateries and access to cliff walks with views to Weymouth Bay.
The adjacent village of Preston, towards Weymouth, offers 2 small supermarket / stores, a delicatessen, a village hall that doubles as a local pre-school Play Group to the primary school nearby, a locally renowned doctor’s surgery and chemist, and 2 hair dressing salons.
Osmington Village is located approximately three miles east of Weymouth which offers a variety of high street chain shops, bars, restaurants and famous harbour and also has a main train station leading to London Waterloo and Bristol Temple Meads. The County Town of Dorchester is also easily accessible, being about a 15-minute drive away.
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