The Paddocks, Litton Cheney, Dorchester, DT2 9AF


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  • Bedrooms: 4
Coombes House occupies an elevated position, a third of the way into its plot, with far-reaching views to the South over the surrounding countryside. The house also sits at the centre of a sought-after village with both a church and a public house, within a short drive of Bridport to the West and from the county town of Dorchester to the East.

The property has handsome stone elevations under a slate roof and could benefit from some updating but offers an opportunity to personalise the accommodation to your own taste.

The property is an individual one with a galleried entrance hall on the lower ground floor, with steps up to a living area that comprises; sitting room, dining room and kitchen. The sitting room and the dining room lie to the front of the house and take in the best of the views. The sitting room focuses on a stone fireplace with the dining room benefitting from double doors onto the stone terrace and gardens in front.

The kitchen lies to the rear of the property with views over the garden and is equipped with a comprehensive range of floor and wall mounted units and cupboards with integrated appliances that include an electric double oven, a dishwasher, halogen hob

and a fridge.

In addition the kitchen has space for an everyday dining table and chairs and is laid to a ceramic tile floor.

Off the hallway there are doors to a cloakroom, an area used for a utility room and a substantial garage that is equipped with light and power.

On the first floor there are four good double bedrooms served by both a shower room and a bathroom. Three of the bedrooms are found to the front of the property, taking in the views to the Bride Valley and one bedroom enjoying views onto the gardens behind.

The property has oil fired central heating and has UPVC double glazing.

To the front to the property a gated entrance leads through to a substantial area of hardstand providing parking and turning for a number of cars and access to the integral garage.

The property sits approximately a third of the way into the substantial plot amounting to 0.56 acres. The grounds for the most part are laid to lawn with herbaceous shrub and tree planting, designed to give shape, colour, form and privacy throughout the seasons.

In front of the sitting room and dining room there is a substantial area of paved terrace from which steps lead up to a raised terrace above the garage that makes an ideal entertaining area during the summer months and is designed to take in the best of the views. To the rear of the property stone steps lead up to the main body of the garden with a large lodge/summer house that comprises two rooms and could be used for a number of purposes, including additional accommodation for the house, a studio or perhaps a home office. The lodge has electricity, water (outside) and a BT telephone point. To the rear of the garden there are two attractive mature Apple trees.

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