Litton Lane, Lower Puncknowle, Dorchester, DT2 9BU


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  • Bedrooms: 5
A house of real character and in an ideal location. The property was once a mill house, parts of which date from 1700 and is full of character and charm, set over three floors and with a thatched roof. Located within 2 miles of Dorset's stunning Jurassic coast and approximately 6 miles to the market town of Bridport, it is ideally situated for tranquil living whilst being near to local amenities, including a farm shop within a mile.

On the ground floor there are three bedrooms and a generous utility room as well as a separate shower room. The first floor landing boasts very high ceilings giving a feel of real space, , further accommodation on this floor includes a bathroom, kitchen, dining room with a wood burner, and a triple aspect sitting room which is centred around a second wood burner. The sitting room and the dining room also benefit from exposed beams and countryside views to the front. There is access to the garden from the sitting room via a rear door and from the kitchen a door leads out to a raised decked terrace. The third floor offers two spacious bedrooms. The master bedroom has built-in cupboards and triple aspect windows with views of the countryside.

The property has been double glazed and has full oil fired central heating. There are photovoltaic panels on the roof of the garage which pay over £2000 per annum feed in tariff and provide free electricity on sunny days. There is also a solar thermal panel which supplies hot water to the cylinder.

There are large gardens around the property which also have the benefit of a small stream running along the bottom. The gardens are well stocked with mature plants and trees, with vegetable patch at one end. There is also an established orchard, a bog garden, a cedar greenhouse, a double sized cedar shed, a small polytunnel and woodstores. The gardens are a major selling feature of the property.

There is ample off road parking to the front of the property and access to a large garage, behind the garage the original stable has been converted into a studio/occasional bedroom. This could lend itself to a number of uses and has a wood-burning stove.

Services: mains water and electricity are connected, private drainage. Oil fired central heating.

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